1987-88 Washington Capitals Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 38-33-9 - 85 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 7-7
Lost NHL division finals
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-3
Division Finals - Lost to New Jersey Devils 4-3
Coach: Bryan Murray (38-33-9)
Location: Landover, Maryland
1987-88 Washington Capitals Roster
1987-88 Washington Capitals Results

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 38 wins and 33 losses and 9 ties for 85 points, finishing second in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-7.

The Capitals scored 281 goals and gave up 249. Mike Gartner netted 48 goals for Washington, and Dave Christian tallied 30 or more also. Scott Stevens contributed 60 assists. Clint Malarchuk earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad, while Pete Peeters recorded a 2.78 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Bryan Murray coached the team. The 1987-88 Washington Capitals lost in the NHL division finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Mike GartnerR8048338173201913027131615.2
Scott StevensD801260721841453110202315.2
Larry MurphyD798536172273001102014.0
Mike RidleyC702831592211211003013420.9
Dale HunterC7922375924071116001212617.5
Dave ChristianR8037215826-14149005018719.8
Bengt-Ake GustafssonR78183654292718513013613.2
Kevin HatcherD71142741137151201301817.7
Michal PivonkaC7111233428131000009611.5
Kelly MillerL8092332359001130969.4
Garry GalleyD5872330441131600011007.0
Greg AdamsL78151227153-334000010913.8
Bobby GouldR7212142656-100002011910.1
Peter SundstromL768172534-2001010899.0
Yvon CorriveauL441091984170000105219.2
Rod LangwayD6331316281010111496.1
Lou FranceschettiR5948121132100011537.5
Craig LaughlinR40551026-83200104511.1
Grant LedyardD2143714-4110010419.8
Greg SmithD54167675000100313.2
Paul CavalliniD242356600000101811.1
Bill HoulderD3012310-2000000205.0
Stephen LeachR8112172000010520.0
Clint MalarchukG540221000000000
Ed KastelicR3510178-3000000205.0
David JensenC50114000000010.0
Pete PeetersG350111000000000
Yves BeaudoinD10000-10000000
Alain RaymondG1000000000000
Mike RichardC40000-100000050.0
Totals15302814647451660569417488386246111.4


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Clint Malarchuk54292624204241543.1613401186.885
Pete Peeters3518961412532882.78866778.898
Alain Raymond1400100023.002018.900
Totals90486238339562443.0124702226.901

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Mike GartnerR1434714-711000456.7
Scott StevensD131111246-106010422.4
Larry MurphyD13448330210012119.0
Mike RidleyC14651110-2120002821.4
Dale HunterC147512982410012429.2
Dave ChristianR14561169130004012.5
Bengt-Ake GustafssonR14491361210112814.3
Kevin HatcherD145712556140114411.4
Michal PivonkaC14491347210002814.3
Kelly MillerL14448106001111330.8
Garry GalleyD1324613-102000219.5
Greg AdamsL1405558101000110.0
Bobby GouldR1431421-1002001618.8
Peter SundstromL142026-7001011020.0
Yvon CorriveauL1312330-200000147.1
Rod LangwayD6000820000070.0
Lou FranceschettiR400014-20000040.0
Grant LedyardD1410130100000175.9
Greg SmithD900023-10000050.0
Stephen LeachR92130100001633.3
Clint MalarchukG400020000000
Ed KastelicR1000190000000
Pete PeetersG1200040000000
Chris FelixD100000000000
Jeff GreenlawL100019-1000000
Grant JenningsD100000000000
Totals268547713152911142344742412.7

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Clint Malarchuk419302000154.669580.842
Pete Peeters1265475010343.12326292.896
Totals1684777010493.47470421.896


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