1987-88 New York Islanders Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 39-31-10 - 88 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL division semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to New Jersey Devils 4-2
Coach: Terry Simpson (39-31-10)
Location: New York, New York
1987-88 New York Islanders Statistics
1987-88 New York Islanders Results

The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 39 wins and 31 losses and 10 ties for 88 points, finishing first in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Islanders netted 308 goals and conceded 267. Pat LaFontaine scored 47 goals for New York, while Mikko Makela and Bryan Trottier tallied 30 or more, too. Bryan Trottier accounted for 52 assists. Kelly Hrudey topped the squad with 22 wins, plus Billy Smith added 15 or more wins, too. Billy Smith recorded a 3.22 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Terry Simpson coached the team. The 1987-88 New York Islanders lost in the NHL division semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Bob BassenCMay 6, 19655'10"185LCalgary, AB Canada
Neal CoulterRJanuary 2, 19636'2"190RToronto, ON Canada
Brian CurranDNovember 5, 19636'5"220LToronto, ON Canada
Brad DalgarnoRAugust 11, 19676'3"215RVancouver, BC Canada
Rod DallmanLJanuary 26, 19675'11"185LQuesnel, BC Canada
Gerald DiduckDApril 6, 19656'1"216REdmonton, AB Canada
Gord DineenDSeptember 21, 19626'0"195RToronto, ON Canada
Jeff FinleyDApril 14, 19676'2"205LEdmonton, AB Canada
Pat FlatleyROctober 3, 19636'2"197RToronto, ON Canada
Greg GilbertLJanuary 22, 19626'1"191LMississauga, ON Canada
Ari HaanpaaRNovember 29, 19656'0"185LNokia, Finland
Dale HenryLSeptember 24, 19646'0"205LPrince Albert, SK Canada
Kelly HrudeyGJanuary 13, 19615'10"189LEdmonton, AB Canada
Tomas JonssonDApril 12, 19605'10"185LFalun, Sweden
Alan KerrRMarch 28, 19645'11"195RHazelton, BC Canada
Derek KingLFebruary 11, 19676'1"203LHamilton, ON Canada
Steve KonroydDFebruary 10, 19616'1"195LScarborough, ON Canada
Richard KrommLMarch 29, 19645'11"180LTrail, BC Canada
Pat LaFontaineCFebruary 22, 19655'10"182RSt. Louis, MO USA
Brad LauerLOctober 27, 19666'0"195LHumboldt, SK Canada
Ken LeiterDApril 19, 19616'1"195LDetroit, MI USA
Mikko MakelaLFebruary 28, 19656'1"194LTampere, Finland
Todd McLellanCOctober 3, 19675'11"185LMelville, SK Canada
Ken MorrowDOctober 17, 19566'4"210RFlint, MI USA
Jeff NortonDNovember 25, 19656'2"195LActon, MA USA
Todd OkerlundRSeptember 6, 19645'11"200RBurnsville, MN USA
Denis PotvinDOctober 29, 19536'0"205LHull, QC Canada
Chris PryorDJanuary 23, 19615'11"210RSt. Paul, MN USA
Billy SmithGDecember 12, 19505'10"185LPerth, ON Canada
Brent SutterCJune 10, 19626'0"188RViking, AB Canada
Bryan TrottierCJuly 17, 19565'11"195LVal Marie, SK Canada
Mick VukotaRSeptember 14, 19666'1"225RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Mike WalshLApril 3, 19626'2"195RNew York, NY USA
Randy WoodLOctober 12, 19636'0"195LPrinceton, NJ USA


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