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1986–87 Chicago Blackhawks · NHL
Division 3rd Norris
1986–87 record 29–37–14
Goals for 290
Goals against 310
General Manager Bob Pulford
Coach Bob Pulford
Captain Darryl Sutter
Arena Chicago Stadium
Team Leaders
Goals Denis Savard (40)
Assists Steve Larmer (56)
Points Denis Savard (90)
Penalties in minutes Al Secord (196)
Wins Bob Sauvé (19)
Goals against average Bob Sauvé (3.59)
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1985–86 1987–88

The 1986–87 Chicago Black Hawks season was the Hawks' 61st season in the NHL. The franchise changed the spelling of their name from "Black Hawks" to "Blackhawks." The Hawks finished 3rd in the Norris Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Detroit Red Wings 4 games to 0.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
St. Louis Blues 80 32 33 15 281 293 79
Detroit Red Wings 80 34 36 10 260 274 78
Chicago Blackhawks 80 29 37 14 290 310 72
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 32 42 6 286 319 70
Minnesota North Stars 80 30 40 10 296 314 70

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Game Log[edit | edit source]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 9, 1986 3–2 New York Islanders (1986–87) 1–0–0
2 L October 11, 1986 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 1–1–0
3 L October 12, 1986 1–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1986–87) 1–2–0
4 T October 15, 1986 5–5 OT New York Rangers (1986–87) 1–2–1
5 L October 18, 1986 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 1–3–1
6 L October 19, 1986 5–8 Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 1–4–1
7 L October 21, 1986 1–9 @ Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 1–5–1
8 T October 24, 1986 2–2 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 1–5–2
9 W October 26, 1986 8–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1986–87) 2–5–2
10 L October 28, 1986 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 2–6–2
11 L October 29, 1986 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 2–7–2
12 W November 1, 1986 6–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 3–7–2
13 L November 2, 1986 3–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 3–8–2
14 W November 5, 1986 4–2 Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 4–8–2
15 L November 8, 1986 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (1986–87) 4–9–2
16 T November 9, 1986 4–4 OT St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 4–9–3
17 T November 12, 1986 2–2 OT Washington Capitals (1986–87) 4–9–4
18 L November 15, 1986 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 4–10–4
19 L November 16, 1986 3–7 Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 4–11–4
20 T November 19, 1986 4–4 OT Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 4–11–5
21 L November 20, 1986 1–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 4–12–5
22 W November 23, 1986 5–3 New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 5–12–5
23 L November 26, 1986 2–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 5–13–5
24 W November 28, 1986 6–5 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 6–13–5
25 L November 29, 1986 4–5 @ Calgary Flames (1986–87) 6–14–5
26 W December 2, 1986 4–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 7–14–5
27 L December 4, 1986 1–4 @ Calgary Flames (1986–87) 7–15–5
28 L December 6, 1986 2–7 @ Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 7–16–5
29 W December 10, 1986 6–3 Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 8–16–5
30 T December 13, 1986 4–4 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 8–16–6
31 L December 14, 1986 3–7 Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 8–17–6
32 W December 17, 1986 5–1 Winnipeg Jets (1986–87) 9–17–6
33 W December 20, 1986 6–2 @ Boston Bruins (1986–87) 10–17–6
34 W December 21, 1986 7–4 Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 11–17–6
35 L December 23, 1986 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 11–18–6
36 W December 26, 1986 8–6 St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 12–18–6
37 W December 28, 1986 7–5 Washington Capitals (1986–87) 13–18–6
38 W December 30, 1986 5–3 @ New York Islanders (1986–87) 14–18–6
39 L December 31, 1986 2–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 14–19–6
40 W January 3, 1987 3–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 15–19–6
41 L January 4, 1987 1–4 Calgary Flames (1986–87) 15–20–6
42 W January 7, 1987 6–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 16–20–6
43 W January 11, 1987 5–3 Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 17–20–6
44 L January 14, 1987 1–3 New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 17–21–6
45 L January 17, 1987 2–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 17–22–6
46 L January 18, 1987 3–5 Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 17–23–6
47 T January 21, 1987 5–5 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 17–23–7
48 L January 23, 1987 3–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 17–24–7
49 L January 24, 1987 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 17–25–7
50 L January 26, 1987 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 17–26–7
51 W January 28, 1987 5–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 18–26–7
52 T January 31, 1987 4–4 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 18–26–8
53 W February 1, 1987 6–4 Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 19–26–8
54 W February 4, 1987 5–4 Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 20–26–8
55 L February 7, 1987 1–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1986–87) 20–27–8
56 L February 8, 1987 4–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 20–28–8
57 W February 15, 1987 6–4 Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 21–28–8
58 L February 17, 1987 4–5 Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 21–29–8
59 W February 19, 1987 5–2 New York Rangers (1986–87) 22–29–8
60 W February 21, 1987 6–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 23–29–8
61 T February 22, 1987 2–2 OT Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 23–29–9
62 T February 25, 1987 3–3 OT Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 23–29–10
63 W February 28, 1987 2–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1986–87) 24–29–10
64 W March 1, 1987 6–1 Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 25–29–10
65 W March 4, 1987 3–2 Winnipeg Jets (1986–87) 26–29–10
66 W March 7, 1987 4–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 27–29–10
67 L March 8, 1987 5–6 New York Islanders (1986–87) 27–30–10
68 L March 11, 1987 2–3 St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 27–31–10
69 T March 14, 1987 4–4 OT @ Boston Bruins (1986–87) 27–31–11
70 L March 15, 1987 2–4 Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 27–32–11
71 T March 17, 1987 3–3 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 27–32–12
72 W March 18, 1987 6–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 28–32–12
73 L March 21, 1987 0–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 28–33–12
74 L March 22, 1987 3–5 @ New York Rangers (1986–87) 28–34–12
75 T March 25, 1987 4–4 OT St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 28–34–13
76 L March 28, 1987 4–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 28–35–13
77 L March 29, 1987 6–8 Boston Bruins (1986–87) 28–36–13
78 T April 1, 1987 4–4 OT Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 28–36–14
79 L April 4, 1987 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 28–37–14
80 W April 5, 1987 5–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 29–37–14

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Detroit Red Wings 4, Chicago Blackhawks 0[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Savard, DenisDenis Savard C 70 40 50 90 108 15 7 0 7
Larmer, SteveSteve Larmer RW 80 28 56 84 22 20 10 0 4
Murray, TroyTroy Murray C 77 28 43 71 59 14 4 2 3
Presley, WayneWayne Presley RW 80 32 29 61 114 -18 7 0 4
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 77 29 29 58 196 -20 5 0 3
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk C 79 16 35 51 119 -4 2 1 2
Fraser, CurtCurt Fraser LW 75 25 25 50 182 5 3 0 2
Wilson, DougDoug Wilson D 69 16 32 48 36 15 7 1 1
Murray, BobBob Murray D 79 6 38 44 80 -9 4 0 1
Watson, BillBill Watson RW 51 13 19 32 6 19 0 0 0
Nylund, GaryGary Nylund D 80 7 20 27 190 -9 2 0 0
Brown, KeithKeith Brown D 73 4 23 27 86 5 2 0 0
LaVarre, MarkMark LaVarre RW 58 8 15 23 33 11 0 0 0
Donnelly, DaveDave Donnelly C 71 6 12 18 81 -7 0 0 0
Preston, RichRich Preston RW 73 8 9 17 19 -8 0 0 1
Ludzik, SteveSteve Ludzik C 52 5 12 17 34 -3 0 0 1
Sutter, DarrylDarryl Sutter LW 44 8 6 14 16 -3 1 0 0
Bergevin, MarcMarc Bergevin D 66 4 10 14 66 4 0 0 0
O'Callahan, JackJack O'Callahan D 48 1 13 14 59 10 1 0 0
Stapleton, MikeMike Stapleton C 39 3 6 9 6 -9 0 0 0
Manson, DaveDave Manson D 63 1 8 9 146 -2 0 0 0
Sanipass, EverettEverett Sanipass LW 7 1 3 4 2 3 0 0 0
Sauve, BobBob Sauve G 46 0 4 4 6 0 0 0 0
Paterson, RickRick Paterson C 22 1 2 3 6 1 0 1 0
Bannerman, MurrayMurray Bannerman G 39 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Sceviour, DarinDarin Sceviour RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Camazzola, JamesJames Camazzola LW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cassidy, BruceBruce Cassidy D 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Skorodenski, WarrenWarren Skorodenski G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Sauve, BobBob Sauve 2660 46 19 19 5 159 3.59 1 1497 1338 .894
Bannerman, MurrayMurray Bannerman 2059 39 9 18 8 142 4.14 0 1122 980 .873
Skorodenski, WarrenWarren Skorodenski 155 3 1 0 1 7 2.71 0 90 83 .922
Team: 4874 80 29 37 14 308 3.79 1 2709 2401 .886

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Fraser, CurtCurt Fraser LW 2 1 1 2 10 -1 0 0 0
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk C 4 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 0
Nylund, GaryGary Nylund D 4 0 2 2 11 -1 0 0 0
Preston, RichRich Preston RW 4 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0
Bergevin, MarcMarc Bergevin D 3 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Murray, BobBob Murray D 4 1 0 1 4 -2 0 0 0
Presley, WayneWayne Presley RW 4 1 0 1 9 -2 0 0 0
Savard, DenisDenis Savard C 4 1 0 1 12 -3 0 0 0
Brown, KeithKeith Brown D 4 0 1 1 6 -1 0 0 0
Watson, BillBill Watson RW 4 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0
Donnelly, DaveDave Donnelly C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sutter, DarrylDarryl Sutter LW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
O'Callahan, JackJack O'Callahan D 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Vincelette, DanDan Vincelette LW 3 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0
Manson, DaveDave Manson D 3 0 0 0 10 -2 0 0 0
Murray, TroyTroy Murray C 4 0 0 0 5 -3 0 0 0
Larmer, SteveSteve Larmer RW 4 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Ludzik, SteveSteve Ludzik C 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 4 0 0 0 21 -2 0 0 0
Stapleton, MikeMike Stapleton C 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Wilson, DougDoug Wilson D 4 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Sauve, BobBob Sauve G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Sauve, BobBob Sauve 245 4 0 4 15 3.67 0 136 121 .890
Team: 245 4 0 4 15 3.67 0 136 121 .890

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals

MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

  • The Blackhawks did not win any awards this season.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1986-87 Chicago Blackhawks Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-16.

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