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1988–89 Quebec Nordiques · NHL
Division 5th Adams
Conference 11th Prince of Wales
1988–89 record 27-46-7
Goals for 269
Goals against 342
General Manager Martin Maddin
Coach Ron Lapointe
Jean Perron
Captain Peter Stastny
Arena La Colisée
Team Leaders
Goals Walt Poddubny (38)
Assists Peter Stastny (50)
Points Peter Stastny (85)
Penalties in minutes Steven Finn (235)
Wins Mario Gosselin (11)
Goals against average Ron Tugnutt (3.60)
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1987–88 1989–90

The 1988–89 Quebec Nordiques season was the team's 10th season in the National Hockey League. The Nordiques finished 5th in the Adams Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Adams Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Montreal Canadiens 80 53 18 9 315 218 115
Boston Bruins 80 37 29 14 289 256 88
Buffalo Sabres 80 38 35 7 291 299 83
Hartford Whalers 80 37 38 5 299 290 79
Quebec Nordiques 80 27 46 7 269 342 61

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 6, 1988 5–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 1–0–0
2 L October 8, 1988 3–5 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 1–1–0
3 W October 9, 1988 4–1 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 2–1–0
4 W October 12, 1988 6–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 3–1–0
5 L October 14, 1988 4–5 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 3–2–0
6 W October 16, 1988 5–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 4–2–0
7 L October 20, 1988 2–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 4–3–0
8 L October 22, 1988 3–7 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 4–4–0
9 L October 23, 1988 2–8 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 4–5–0
10 L October 25, 1988 4–7 Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 4–6–0
11 L October 27, 1988 2–6 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 4–7–0
12 W October 29, 1988 3–2 OT New York Islanders (1988–89) 5–7–0
13 L November 1, 1988 1–3 Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 5–8–0
14 W November 3, 1988 6–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 6–8–0
15 L November 5, 1988 2–5 St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 6–9–0
16 L November 8, 1988 4–8 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 6–10–0
17 L November 10, 1988 1–4 @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 6–11–0
18 L November 12, 1988 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 6–12–0
19 T November 13, 1988 5–5 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 6–12–1
20 T November 15, 1988 5–5 OT Boston Bruins (1988–89) 6–12–2
21 W November 19, 1988 6–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 7–12–2
22 L November 23, 1988 3–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 7–13–2
23 W November 24, 1988 5–3 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 8–13–2
24 L November 26, 1988 2–4 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 8–14–2
25 L November 28, 1988 4–7 Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 8–15–2
26 L November 30, 1988 2–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 8–16–2
27 L December 1, 1988 3–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 8–17–2
28 W December 3, 1988 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 9–17–2
29 L December 6, 1988 2–3 @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 9–18–2
30 L December 7, 1988 3–8 @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 9–19–2
31 W December 9, 1988 4–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 10–19–2
32 L December 13, 1988 1–4 Washington Capitals (1988–89) 10–20–2
33 W December 15, 1988 6–4 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 11–20–2
34 T December 17, 1988 2–2 OT @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 11–20–3
35 W December 18, 1988 4–2 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 12–20–3
36 L December 21, 1988 4–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 12–21–3
37 W December 23, 1988 5–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 13–21–3
38 T December 28, 1988 4–4 OT Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 13–21–4
39 L December 29, 1988 5–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 13–22–4
40 L December 31, 1988 1–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 13–23–4
41 L January 3, 1989 1–5 @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 13–24–4
42 L January 4, 1989 2–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 13–25–4
43 L January 8, 1989 2–4 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 13–26–4
44 T January 10, 1989 4–4 OT Washington Capitals (1988–89) 13–26–5
45 L January 12, 1989 2–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 13–27–5
46 T January 14, 1989 1–1 OT Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 13–27–6
47 W January 17, 1989 7–4 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 14–27–6
48 W January 19, 1989 5–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 15–27–6
49 W January 21, 1989 4–3 Calgary Flames (1988–89) 16–27–6
50 L January 23, 1989 0–5 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 16–28–6
51 L January 26, 1989 3–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 16–29–6
52 W January 28, 1989 3–2 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 17–29–6
53 W January 30, 1989 4–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 18–29–6
54 L February 2, 1989 1–6 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 18–30–6
55 W February 4, 1989 6–3 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 19–30–6
56 L February 5, 1989 2–3 New York Islanders (1988–89) 19–31–6
57 L February 9, 1989 2–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 19–32–6
58 W February 11, 1989 8–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 20–32–6
59 W February 13, 1989 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 21–32–6
60 L February 16, 1989 2–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 21–33–6
61 L February 18, 1989 3–11 @ Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 21–34–6
62 W February 21, 1989 4–3 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 22–34–6
63 L February 23, 1989 2–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 22–35–6
64 L February 25, 1989 2–7 New York Rangers (1988–89) 22–36–6
65 L February 28, 1989 2–3 Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 22–37–6
66 L March 2, 1989 2–5 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 22–38–6
67 W March 4, 1989 6–2 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 23–38–6
68 W March 5, 1989 8–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 24–38–6
69 L March 7, 1989 4–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 24–39–6
70 L March 9, 1989 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 24–40–6
71 L March 14, 1989 0–4 Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 24–41–6
72 T March 16, 1989 2–2 OT @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 24–41–7
73 W March 18, 1989 8–3 New York Rangers (1988–89) 25–41–7
74 L March 22, 1989 0–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 25–42–7
75 W March 23, 1989 6–3 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 26–42–7
76 W March 25, 1989 4–1 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 27–42–7
77 L March 29, 1989 1–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 27–43–7
78 L March 30, 1989 3–4 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 27–44–7
79 L April 1, 1989 4–5 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 27–45–7
80 L April 2, 1989 2–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 27–46–7

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Nordiques did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Forwards[edit | edit source]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Peter Stastny 72 35 50 85 117
Walt Poddubny 72 38 37 75 107
Michel Goulet 69 26 38 64 67
Joe Sakic 70 23 39 62 24
Iiro Jarvi 75 11 30 41 40
Paul Gillis 79 15 25 40 163
Marc Fortier 57 20 19 39 45
Anton Stastny 55 7 30 37 12
Gaétan Duchesne 70 8 21 29 56
Mike Hough 46 9 10 19 39
Ken McRae 37 6 11 17 68
David Latta 24 4 8 12 4
Jeff Jackson 33 4 6 10 28
Alain Cote 55 2 8 10 14
Trevor Stienburg 55 6 3 9 125
Darin Kimble 26 3 1 4 149
Lane Lambert 13 2 2 4 23
Mark Vermette 12 0 4 4 7
Dean Hopkins 5 0 2 2 4
Jacques Mailhot 5 0 0 0 33
Joel Baillargeon 5 0 0 0 4

Defencemen[edit | edit source]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Jeff Brown 78 21 47 68 62
Randy Moller 74 7 22 29 136
Robert Picard 74 7 14 21 61
Curtis Leschyshyn 71 4 9 13 71
Mario Marois 42 2 11 13 101
Steven Finn 77 2 6 8 235
Tommy Albelin 14 2 4 6 27
Gord Donnelly 16 4 0 4 46
Jari Gronstrand 25 1 3 4 14
Bobby Dollas 16 0 3 3 16
Greg Smyth 10 0 1 1 70
Scott Shaunessy 4 0 0 0 16

Goaltending[edit | edit source]

Note: GP= Games played; W= Wins; L= Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against

Player GP W L T SO GAA
Mario Gosselin 39 11 19 3 0 4.24
Ron Tugnutt 26 10 10 3 0 3.60
Bob Mason 22 5 14 1 0 4.73
Mario Brunetta 5 1 3 0 0 5.04

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Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

  • The Nordiques 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]

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