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1987–88 Winnipeg Jets · NHL
Division 3rd Smythe
1987–88 record 33–36–11
Goals for 292
Goals against 310
General Manager John Ferguson
Coach Dan Maloney
Captain Dale Hawerchuk
Arena Winnipeg Arena
Team Leaders
Goals Dale Hawerchuk (44)
Assists Dale Hawerchuk (77)
Points Dale Hawerchuk (121)
Penalties in minutes Laurie Boschman (229)
Wins Daniel Berthiaume (22)
Goals against average Daniel Berthiaume (3.51)
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1986–87 1988–89

The 1987–88 Winnipeg Jets season was their 16th season and 9th in the National Hockey League. The Jets finished 3rd in the Smythe Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Edmonton Oilers 4 games to 1.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Smythe Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Calgary Flames 80 48 23 9 397 305 105
Edmonton Oilers 80 44 25 11 363 288 99
Winnipeg Jets 80 33 36 11 292 310 77
Los Angeles Kings 80 30 42 8 318 359 68
Vancouver Canucks 80 25 46 9 272 320 59

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Edmonton Oilers 4, Winnipeg Jets 1[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Hawerchuk, DaleDale Hawerchuk C 80 44 77 121 59 -9 20 3 4
MacLean, PaulPaul MacLean RW 77 40 39 79 76 -17 22 0 2
McBain, AndrewAndrew McBain RW 74 32 31 63 145 -10 20 0 5
Carlyle, RandyRandy Carlyle D 78 15 44 59 210 -20 8 0 1
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett D 68 13 45 58 106 -8 5 0 1
Steen, ThomasThomas Steen C 76 16 38 54 53 -11 3 1 1
Marois, MarioMario Marois D 79 7 44 51 111 5 3 0 1
Boschman, LaurieLaurie Boschman C 80 25 23 48 229 -24 10 1 3
Duncan, IainIain Duncan LW 62 19 23 42 73 -2 4 0 4
Neufeld, RayRay Neufeld RW 78 18 18 36 169 -29 9 0 2
Smail, DougDoug Smail LW 71 15 16 31 34 5 0 3 5
Taglianetti, PeterPeter Taglianetti D 70 6 17 23 182 -13 2 0 1
Hamel, GillesGilles Hamel LW 63 8 11 19 35 -16 1 0 0
Jarvenpaa, HannuHannu Jarvenpaa RW 41 6 11 17 34 0 1 0 0
Olausson, FredrikFredrik Olausson D 38 5 10 15 18 3 2 0 2
Rooney, SteveSteve Rooney LW 56 7 6 13 217 2 0 0 0
Wilson, RonRon Wilson C 69 5 8 13 28 -1 0 2 0
Kumpel, MarkMark Kumpel RW 32 4 4 8 19 4 0 0 0
Jones, BradBrad Jones LW 19 2 5 7 15 2 0 0 1
Berry, BradBrad Berry D 48 0 6 6 75 -11 0 0 0
Gilhen, RandyRandy Gilhen C 13 3 2 5 15 5 0 0 0
Elynuik, PatPat Elynuik RW 13 1 3 4 12 2 0 0 0
Kyte, JimJim Kyte D 51 1 3 4 128 1 0 0 0
Douris, PeterPeter Douris RW 4 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume G 56 0 2 2 12 0 0 0 0
Baillargeon, JoelJoel Baillargeon LW 4 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 0
Nill, JimJim Nill RW 24 0 1 1 44 -7 0 0 0
Flichel, ToddTodd Flichel D 2 0 0 0 2 -4 0 0 0
Turcotte, AlfieAlfie Turcotte C 3 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0
Gosselin, GuyGuy Gosselin D 5 0 0 0 6 -1 0 0 0
Boutilier, PaulPaul Boutilier D 6 0 0 0 6 -2 0 0 0
Schofield, DwightDwight Schofield D 18 0 0 0 33 -3 0 0 0
Watters, TimTim Watters D 36 0 0 0 106 -12 0 0 0
Penney, SteveSteve Penney G 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reddick, PokeyPokey Reddick G 28 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume 3010 56 22 19 7 176 3.51 2 1489 1313 .882
Reddick, PokeyPokey Reddick 1487 28 9 13 3 102 4.12 0 712 610 .857
Penney, SteveSteve Penney 385 8 2 4 1 30 4.68 0 186 156 .839
Team: 4882 80 33 36 11 308 3.79 2 2387 2079 .871

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Hawerchuk, DaleDale Hawerchuk C 5 3 4 7 16 2 0 0
McBain, AndrewAndrew McBain RW 5 2 5 7 29 0 1 0
Steen, ThomasThomas Steen C 5 1 5 6 2 1 0 0
Neufeld, RayRay Neufeld RW 5 2 2 4 6 1 0 0
Boschman, LaurieLaurie Boschman C 5 1 3 4 9 0 0 0
Marois, MarioMario Marois D 5 0 4 4 6 0 0 0
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett D 5 1 2 3 10 1 0 0
MacLean, PaulPaul MacLean RW 5 2 0 2 23 2 0 0
Olausson, FredrikFredrik Olausson D 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Taglianetti, PeterPeter Taglianetti D 5 1 1 2 12 0 0 0
Carlyle, RandyRandy Carlyle D 5 0 2 2 10 0 0 0
Gilhen, RandyRandy Gilhen C 4 1 0 1 10 0 1 1
Rooney, SteveSteve Rooney LW 5 1 0 1 33 0 0 0
Smail, DougDoug Smail LW 5 1 0 1 22 0 0 0
Duncan, IainIain Duncan LW 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Wilson, RonRon Wilson C 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Douris, PeterPeter Douris RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hamel, GillesGilles Hamel LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jones, BradBrad Jones LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kumpel, MarkMark Kumpel RW 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Watters, TimTim Watters D 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Boutilier, PaulPaul Boutilier D 5 0 0 0 15 0 0 0
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume 300 5 1 4 25 5.00 0 154 129 .838
Team: 300 5 1 4 25 5.00 0 154 129 .838

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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 Jets did not win any awards this season.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Trades[edit | edit source]

September 30, 1987 To New York Islanders
4th round pick in 1989 - Jim Cummins
To Winnipeg Jets
George McPhee
October 7, 1987 To New Jersey Devils
George McPhee
To Winnipeg Jets
7th round pick in 1989 - Doug Evans
December 16, 1987 To New York Rangers
5th round pick in 1989 - Aaron Miller
To Winnipeg Jets
Paul Boutilier
January 10, 1988 To Detroit Red Wings
Jim Nill
To Winnipeg Jets
Mark Kumpel
January 14, 1988 To Montreal Canadiens
Future Considerations
To Winnipeg Jets
Alfie Turcotte
March 7, 1988 To Minnesota North Stars
John Blue
To Winnipeg Jets
7th round pick in 1988 - Markus Akerblom
June 13, 1988 To Detroit Red Wings
Paul MacLean
To Winnipeg Jets
Brent Ashton

Free Agents[edit | edit source]

Player Former Team
Guy Larose Undrafted Free Agent
Darren Boyko New Jersey Devils
Brent Hughes Undrafted Free Agent

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1987-88 Winnipeg Jets Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.

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