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1987–88 Quebec Nordiques · NHL
Division 5th Adams
1987–88 record 32–43–5
Goals for 271
Goals against 306
General Manager Maurice Filion
Coach Andre Savard
Captain Peter Stastny
Arena Le Colisée
Team Leaders
Goals Michel Goulet (48)
Assists Peter Stastny (65)
Points Michel Goulet (111)
Penalties in minutes Gord Donnelly (301)
Wins Mario Gosselin (20)
Goals against average Ron Tugnutt (3.38)
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1986–87 1988–89

The 1987–88 Quebec Nordiques season was the team's 9th season in the National Hockey League. The Nordiques finished 5th in the Adams Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Adams Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Montreal Canadiens 80 45 22 13 298 238 103
Boston Bruins 80 44 30 6 300 251 94
Buffalo Sabres 80 37 32 11 283 305 85
Hartford Whalers 80 35 38 7 249 267 77
Quebec Nordiques 80 32 43 5 271 306 69

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 8, 1987 5–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 1–0–0
2 W October 10, 1987 6–5 OT Boston Bruins (1987–88) 2–0–0
3 W October 12, 1987 5–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 3–0–0
4 T October 16, 1987 2–2 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 3–0–1
5 L October 17, 1987 3–6 Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 3–1–1
6 L October 22, 1987 3–5 Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 3–2–1
7 L October 24, 1987 5–7 Calgary Flames (1987–88) 3–3–1
8 W October 27, 1987 5–0 Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 4–3–1
9 W October 29, 1987 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 5–3–1
10 L October 31, 1987 4–5 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 5–4–1
11 L November 1, 1987 1–5 Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 5–5–1
12 W November 3, 1987 4–3 St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 6–5–1
13 W November 6, 1987 4–1 @ Washington Capitals (1987–88) 7–5–1
14 W November 7, 1987 5–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 8–5–1
15 W November 9, 1987 6–4 Boston Bruins (1987–88) 9–5–1
16 L November 13, 1987 4–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 9–6–1
17 L November 14, 1987 7–8 @ Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 9–7–1
18 L November 18, 1987 1–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 9–8–1
19 L November 19, 1987 1–9 @ Calgary Flames (1987–88) 9–9–1
20 W November 23, 1987 4–3 OT Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 10–9–1
21 L November 25, 1987 4–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 10–10–1
22 L November 28, 1987 3–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 10–11–1
23 L December 1, 1987 1–3 Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 10–12–1
24 L December 3, 1987 3–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 10–13–1
25 W December 5, 1987 3–2 New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 11–13–1
26 L December 8, 1987 4–5 Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 11–14–1
27 T December 11, 1987 3–3 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 11–14–2
28 W December 12, 1987 5–0 @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 12–14–2
29 L December 16, 1987 4–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 12–15–2
30 W December 20, 1987 4–2 Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 13–15–2
31 L December 22, 1987 1–2 Washington Capitals (1987–88) 13–16–2
32 W December 26, 1987 4–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 14–16–2
33 W December 27, 1987 5–3 Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 15–16–2
34 W December 29, 1987 5–1 Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 16–16–2
35 L December 31, 1987 1–6 @ New York Rangers (1987–88) 16–17–2
36 L January 2, 1988 1–5 @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 16–18–2
37 L January 3, 1988 1–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 16–19–2
38 W January 6, 1988 6–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 17–19–2
39 L January 9, 1988 2–3 Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 17–20–2
40 W January 13, 1988 5–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 18–20–2
41 L January 14, 1988 5–8 @ New York Islanders (1987–88) 18–21–2
42 W January 16, 1988 4–1 Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 19–21–2
43 T January 19, 1988 4–4 OT Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 19–21–3
44 W January 21, 1988 5–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1987–88) 20–21–3
45 L January 23, 1988 3–5 St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 20–22–3
46 L January 24, 1988 3–5 Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 20–23–3
47 W January 26, 1988 5–3 Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 21–23–3
48 L January 28, 1988 0–3 @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 21–24–3
49 L January 30, 1988 2–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 21–25–3
50 L February 2, 1988 3–6 Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 21–26–3
51 W February 4, 1988 3–2 New York Rangers (1987–88) 22–26–3
52 L February 6, 1988 2–3 Boston Bruins (1987–88) 22–27–3
53 T February 7, 1988 5–5 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 22–27–4
54 L February 11, 1988 3–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 22–28–4
55 W February 13, 1988 7–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 23–28–4
56 L February 14, 1988 2–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 23–29–4
57 L February 16, 1988 3–7 Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 23–30–4
58 L February 20, 1988 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 23–31–4
59 W February 21, 1988 6–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 24–31–4
60 L February 23, 1988 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 24–32–4
61 W February 26, 1988 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 25–32–4
62 W February 27, 1988 5–4 Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 26–32–4
63 L February 29, 1988 1–2 Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 26–33–4
64 W March 2, 1988 4–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1987–88) 27–33–4
65 L March 4, 1988 2–6 @ Washington Capitals (1987–88) 27–34–4
66 L March 6, 1988 0–2 New York Islanders (1987–88) 27–35–4
67 W March 8, 1988 6–4 Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 28–35–4
68 W March 10, 1988 4–3 @ New York Islanders (1987–88) 29–35–4
69 L March 12, 1988 3–4 Boston Bruins (1987–88) 29–36–4
70 W March 13, 1988 4–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 30–36–4
71 W March 15, 1988 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1987–88) 31–36–4
72 W March 17, 1988 4–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 32–36–4
73 L March 19, 1988 4–5 OT Calgary Flames (1987–88) 32–37–4
74 L March 23, 1988 1–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 32–38–4
75 L March 26, 1988 2–6 @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 32–39–4
76 L March 27, 1988 3–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 32–40–4
77 L March 29, 1988 1–3 Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 32–41–4
78 T March 31, 1988 4–4 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 32–41–5
79 L April 2, 1988 4–7 Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 32–42–5
80 L April 3, 1988 0–3 @ New York Rangers (1987–88) 32–43–5

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Nordiques did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Stastny, PeterPeter Stastny C 76 46 65 111 69 2 20 0 2
Goulet, MichelMichel Goulet LW 80 48 58 106 56 -31 29 1 4
Stastny, AntonAnton Stastny LW 69 27 45 72 14 -9 15 0 4
Haworth, AlanAlan Haworth C 72 23 34 57 112 -5 6 0 2
Brown, JeffJeff Brown D 78 16 36 52 64 -25 9 0 4
Duchesne, GaetanGaetan Duchesne LW 80 24 23 47 83 8 4 1 2
Lambert, LaneLane Lambert RW 61 13 28 41 98 0 0 0 2
Lafreniere, JasonJason Lafreniere C 40 10 19 29 4 -1 5 0 1
Jackson, JeffJeff Jackson LW 68 9 18 27 103 5 0 2 3
Carkner, TerryTerry Carkner D 63 3 24 27 159 -8 2 0 1
Albelin, TommyTommy Albelin D 60 3 23 26 47 -7 0 0 0
Moller, RandyRandy Moller D 66 3 22 25 169 -11 0 0 2
Cote, AlainAlain Cote LW 76 4 18 22 26 3 0 0 0
Eagles, MikeMike Eagles C/LW 76 10 10 20 74 -18 1 2 2
Gillis, PaulPaul Gillis C 80 7 10 17 164 -29 1 0 0
Picard, RobertRobert Picard D 65 3 13 16 103 -1 0 1 1
Fortier, MarcMarc Fortier C 27 4 10 14 12 -17 3 0 1
Rochefort, NormandNormand Rochefort D 46 3 10 13 49 -2 0 1 0
Finn, StevenSteven Finn D 75 3 7 10 198 -4 1 0 0
Donnelly, GordGord Donnelly D 63 4 3 7 301 -16 1 0 0
Hough, MikeMike Hough LW 17 3 2 5 2 -8 0 0 1
Quinney, KenKen Quinney RW 15 2 2 4 5 -3 1 0 0
Richard, Jean-MarcJean-Marc Richard D 4 2 1 3 2 -3 1 0 0
Kulak, StuStu Kulak RW 14 1 1 2 28 -5 0 0 0
Tugnutt, RonRon Tugnutt G 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Stienburg, TrevorTrevor Stienburg RW 8 0 1 1 24 -1 0 0 0
McRae, KenKen McRae C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middendorf, MaxMax Middendorf RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natyshak, MikeMike Natyshak RW 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Poudrier, DanielDaniel Poudrier D 6 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Dollas, BobbyBobby Dollas D 9 0 0 0 2 -4 0 0 0
Latta, DavidDavid Latta LW 10 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0
Guerard, StephaneStephane Guerard D 30 0 0 0 34 -7 0 0 0
Brunetta, MarioMario Brunetta G 29 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0
Gosselin, MarioMario Gosselin G 54 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Gosselin, MarioMario Gosselin 3002 54 20 28 4 189 3.78 2 1422 1233 .867
Brunetta, MarioMario Brunetta 1550 29 10 12 1 96 3.72 0 778 682 .877
Tugnutt, RonRon Tugnutt 284 6 2 3 0 16 3.38 0 123 107 .870
Team: 4836 80 32 43 5 301 3.73 2 2323 2022 .870

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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]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1987-88 Quebec Nordiques Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-27.
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