1989–90 Minnesota North Stars · NHL
Division 4th Norris
Conference 7th Clarence Campbell
1989–90 record 36–40–4
Home record 26–12–2
Road record 10–28–2
Goals for 284
Goals against 291
General Manager Jack Ferreira
Coach Pierre Page
Captain Curt Giles
Arena Met Center
Team Leaders
Goals Brian Bellows (55)
Assists Neal Broten (62)
Points Brian Bellows (99)
Penalties in minutes Shane Churla (292)
Wins Jon Casey (31)
Goals against average Jon Casey (3.22)
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1988–89 1990–91

The 1989–90 Minnesota North Stars season was the North Stars' 23rd season. The Stars finished 4th in the Norris Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Chicago Blackhawks 4 games to 3.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/junior/club team
1 7. Doug Zmolek (D) Flag of the United States United States Rochester John Marshall H.S. (Minn.)

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Blackhawks 80 41 33 6 315 294 88
St. Louis Blues 80 37 34 9 295 279 83
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 38 38 4 337 358 80
Minnesota North Stars 80 36 40 4 284 291 76
Detroit Red Wings 80 28 38 14 288 323 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 5, 1989 6–5 New York Islanders (1989–90) 1–0–0
2 W October 7, 1989 6–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 2–0–0
3 T October 8, 1989 2–2 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 2–0–1
4 W October 12, 1989 3–0 St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 3–0–1
5 W October 14, 1989 3–2 Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 4–0–1
6 W October 17, 1989 6–3 @ New York Islanders (1989–90) 5–0–1
7 L October 18, 1989 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 5–1–1
8 L October 21, 1989 2–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 5–2–1
9 W October 25, 1989 4–2 Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 6–2–1
10 L October 26, 1989 1–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 6–3–1
11 W October 28, 1989 6–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 7–3–1
12 L October 31, 1989 4–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 7–4–1
13 L November 2, 1989 3–4 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 7–5–1
14 W November 4, 1989 3–0 Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 8–5–1
15 L November 6, 1989 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 8–6–1
16 W November 9, 1989 5–1 Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 9–6–1
17 W November 11, 1989 3–2 OT Calgary Flames (1989–90) 10–6–1
18 W November 12, 1989 6–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 11–6–1
19 W November 15, 1989 2–1 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 12–6–1
20 L November 16, 1989 3–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 12–7–1
21 W November 18, 1989 3–0 St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 13–7–1
22 L November 21, 1989 4–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 13–8–1
23 W November 22, 1989 6–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 14–8–1
24 W November 24, 1989 7–6 New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 15–8–1
25 W November 26, 1989 5–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 16–8–1
26 L November 30, 1989 2–5 @ Calgary Flames (1989–90) 16–9–1
27 L December 2, 1989 1–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 16–10–1
28 L December 3, 1989 5–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1989–90) 16–11–1
29 L December 6, 1989 1–4 Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 16–12–1
30 L December 8, 1989 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 16–13–1
31 L December 9, 1989 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 16–14–1
32 L December 12, 1989 2–4 Vancouver Canucks (1989–90) 16–15–1
33 T December 14, 1989 4–4 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 16–15–2
34 W December 16, 1989 4–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 17–15–2
35 L December 19, 1989 0–5 Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 17–16–2
36 L December 21, 1989 2–4 @ Boston Bruins (1989–90) 17–17–2
37 L December 23, 1989 3–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 17–18–2
38 L December 26, 1989 3–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 17–19–2
39 T December 28, 1989 1–1 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 17–19–3
40 L December 30, 1989 2–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 17–20–3
41 W December 31, 1989 2–1 OT St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 18–20–3
42 W January 4, 1990 8–2 New York Rangers (1989–90) 19–20–3
43 W January 6, 1990 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 20–20–3
44 L January 9, 1990 0–9 @ Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 20–21–3
45 L January 11, 1990 4–8 New York Islanders (1989–90) 20–22–3
46 W January 13, 1990 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 21–22–3
47 L January 15, 1990 3–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 21–23–3
48 L January 17, 1990 1–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 21–24–3
49 W January 18, 1990 7–4 Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 22–24–3
50 L January 24, 1990 3–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 22–25–3
51 W January 26, 1990 6–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1989–90) 23–25–3
52 L January 27, 1990 1–3 @ Calgary Flames (1989–90) 23–26–3
53 W January 29, 1990 4–2 Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 24–26–3
54 L January 31, 1990 3–4 OT Washington Capitals (1989–90) 24–27–3
55 L February 3, 1990 6–7 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 24–28–3
56 L February 4, 1990 3–4 @ New York Rangers (1989–90) 24–29–3
57 L February 7, 1990 3–5 Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 24–30–3
58 W February 10, 1990 6–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 25–30–3
59 L February 11, 1990 3–5 @ Washington Capitals (1989–90) 25–31–3
60 L February 13, 1990 1–2 OT St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 25–32–3
61 W February 15, 1990 6–3 Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 26–32–3
62 L February 18, 1990 2–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 26–33–3
63 L February 21, 1990 2–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 26–34–3
64 L February 24, 1990 2–3 Boston Bruins (1989–90) 26–35–3
65 W February 27, 1990 8–3 Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 27–35–3
66 W March 3, 1990 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 28–35–3
67 L March 4, 1990 6–8 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 28–36–3
68 W March 7, 1990 5–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 29–36–3
69 T March 10, 1990 2–2 OT New York Rangers (1989–90) 29–36–4
70 W March 12, 1990 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 30–36–4
71 L March 13, 1990 1–3 New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 30–37–4
72 W March 17, 1990 6–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 31–37–4
73 L March 18, 1990 3–4 Washington Capitals (1989–90) 31–38–4
74 W March 20, 1990 5–2 Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 32–38–4
75 W March 22, 1990 5–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 33–38–4
76 W March 24, 1990 7–6 @ Boston Bruins (1989–90) 34–38–4
77 W March 26, 1990 5–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 35–38–4
78 L March 29, 1990 2–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 35–39–4
79 W March 31, 1990 6–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 36–39–4
80 L April 1, 1990 1–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 36–40–4

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Chicago Blackhawks 4, Minnesota North Stars 3[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Forwards[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM

Defencemen[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM

Goaltending[edit | edit source]

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

Player GP W L T SO GAA

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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