1987-88 Hartford Whalers Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-38-7 - 77 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL division semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-2
Coach: Jack Evans (22-25-7)
Coach: Larry Pleau (13-13)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1987-88 Hartford Whalers Statistics
1987-88 Hartford Whalers Results

The Hartford Whalers of the National Hockey League ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 35 wins and 38 losses and 7 ties for 77 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Whalers potted 249 goals and conceded 267. Ron Francis and Kevin Dineen scored 25 goals for Hartford each, while Ron Francis contributed 50 assists. Mike Liut earned 25 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.18 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Jack Evans and Larry Pleau coached the team. The 1987-88 Hartford Whalers lost in the NHL division semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
John AndersonLMarch 28, 19575'11"200RToronto, ON Canada
Dave BabychDMay 23, 19616'2"215LEdmonton, AB Canada
Charlie BourgeoisDNovember 19, 19596'4"220RMoncton, NB Canada
Richard BrodeurGSeptember 15, 19525'7"160LLongueuil, QC Canada
Lindsay CarsonCNovember 21, 19606'2"195LOxbow, SK Canada
Shane ChurlaRJune 24, 19656'1"200RFernie, BC Canada
Sylvain CoteDJanuary 19, 19665'11"201RQuebec City, QC Canada
Kevin DineenROctober 28, 19635'11"198RQuebec City, QC Canada
Dean EvasonCAugust 22, 19645'10"180RFlin Flon, MB Canada
Ray FerraroCAugust 23, 19645'9"200LTrail, BC Canada
Ron FrancisCMarch 1, 19636'3"200LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Stew GavinRMarch 15, 19606'0"190LOttawa, ON Canada
Doug JarvisCMarch 24, 19555'9"170LBrantford, ON Canada
Scot KleinendorstDJanuary 16, 19606'3"215LGrand Rapids, MN USA
Randy LadouceurDJune 30, 19606'2"220LBrockville, ON Canada
Paul LawlessLJuly 2, 19645'11"185LScarborough, ON Canada
Mike LiutGJanuary 7, 19566'2"195LWeston, ON Canada
Paul MacDermidRApril 14, 19636'1"205RChesley, ON Canada
Tom MartinLMay 11, 19646'2"200LKelowna, BC Canada
Mike McEwenDAugust 10, 19566'1"185LHornepayne, ON Canada
Mike MillarRApril 28, 19655'10"170LSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Dana MurzynDDecember 9, 19666'2"200LCalgary, AB Canada
Brent PetersonCFebruary 15, 19586'0"190RCalgary, AB Canada
Joel QuennevilleDSeptember 15, 19586'1"200LWindsor, ON Canada
Mark ReedsRJanuary 24, 19605'10"190RToronto, ON Canada
Torrie RobertsonLAugust 2, 19615'11"200LVictoria, BC Canada
Ulf SamuelssonDMarch 26, 19646'1"205LFagersta, Sweden
Brad ShawDApril 28, 19646'0"190RCambridge, ON Canada
Neil SheehyDFebruary 9, 19606'2"214RFort Frances, ON Canada
Gord ShervenCAugust 21, 19636'0"185RWeyburn, SK Canada
Peter SidorkiewiczGJune 29, 19635'9"180LDabrown Bialostocka, Poland
Dave TippettLAugust 25, 19615'10"180LMoosomin, SK Canada
Sylvain TurgeonLJanuary 17, 19656'0"200LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Mike VellucciDAugust 11, 19666'1"180LFarmington, MI USA
Steve WeeksGJune 30, 19585'11"170LScarborough, ON Canada
Tiger WilliamsLFebruary 3, 19545'11"190LWeyburn, SK Canada
Carey WilsonCMay 19, 19626'2"195RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Scott YoungROctober 1, 19676'1"200RClinton, MA USA