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1989–90 New York Rangers · NHL
Patrick Division Champions
Division 1st Patrick
Conference 4th Wales
1989–90 record 36–31–13
Goals for 279
Goals against 267
General Manager Neil Smith
Coach Roger Neilson
Captain Kelly Kisio
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals John Ogrodnick (43)
Assists Brian Leetch (45)
Points John Ogrodnick (74)
Penalties in minutes Troy Mallette (305)
Wins John Vanbiesbrouck (19)
Goals against average Mike Richter (3.00)
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1988–89 1990–91

The 1989–90 New York Rangers season was the 64th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers finished 1st in the Patrick Division and lost in the Division Finals to the Washington Capitals in 4 games to 1.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Patrick Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
New York Rangers 80 36 31 13 279 267 85
New Jersey Devils 80 37 34 9 295 288 83
Washington Capitals 80 36 38 6 284 275 78
New York Islanders 80 31 38 11 281 288 73
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 32 40 8 318 359 72
Philadelphia Flyers 80 30 39 11 290 297 71

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]

Regular Season Schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 6, 1989 4–1 @ Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 1–0–0
2 W October 8, 1989 5–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 2–0–0
3 W October 11, 1989 5–4 Calgary Flames (1989–90) 3–0–0
4 L October 13, 1989 4–7 @ Washington Capitals (1989–90) 3–1–0
5 W October 15, 1989 4–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 4–1–0
6 T October 17, 1989 3–3 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 4–1–1
7 W October 19, 1989 7–3 Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 5–1–1
8 W October 21, 1989 3–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 6–1–1
9 W October 23, 1989 5–3 Vancouver Canucks (1989–90) 7–1–1
10 T October 25, 1989 3–3 OT Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 7–1–2
11 T October 27, 1989 5–5 OT New York Islanders (1989–90) 7–1–3
12 W October 28, 1989 4–1 @ New York Islanders (1989–90) 8–1–3
13 L October 30, 1989 1–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 8–2–3
14 W November 2, 1989 6–1 Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 9–2–3
15 L November 4, 1989 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 9–3–3
16 W November 6, 1989 6–1 Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 10–3–3
17 L November 8, 1989 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 10–4–3
18 W November 12, 1989 4–2 New York Islanders (1989–90) 11–4–3
19 L November 14, 1989 0–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 11–5–3
20 L November 17, 1989 4–5 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 11–6–3
21 W November 18, 1989 3–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 12–6–3
22 T November 20, 1989 3–3 OT Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 12–6–4
23 L November 22, 1989 1–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 12–7–4
24 L November 25, 1989 4–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 12–8–4
25 W November 26, 1989 3–1 Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 13–8–4
26 L November 29, 1989 4–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 13–9–4
27 W December 1, 1989 4–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1989–90) 14–9–4
28 L December 2, 1989 0–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 14–10–4
29 W December 6, 1989 5–3 New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 15–10–4
30 T December 9, 1989 0–0 OT @ New York Islanders (1989–90) 15–10–5
31 L December 10, 1989 2–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 15–11–5
32 L December 13, 1989 1–3 St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 15–12–5
33 L December 16, 1989 3–4 @ New York Islanders (1989–90) 15–13–5
34 L December 17, 1989 0–2 Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 15–14–5
35 T December 20, 1989 2–2 OT Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 15–14–6
36 L December 23, 1989 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (1989–90) 15–15–6
37 T December 26, 1989 4–4 OT New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 15–15–7
38 L December 27, 1989 4–7 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 15–16–7
39 L December 29, 1989 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 15–17–7
40 L December 31, 1989 4–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 15–18–7
41 W January 3, 1990 2–1 Washington Capitals (1989–90) 16–18–7
42 L January 4, 1990 2–8 @ Minnesota North Stars (1989–90) 16–19–7
43 L January 6, 1990 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 16–20–7
44 L January 8, 1990 5–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 16–21–7
45 T January 10, 1990 2–2 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 16–21–8
46 W January 13, 1990 3–2 @ Boston Bruins (1989–90) 17–21–8
47 W January 14, 1990 4–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 18–21–8
48 T January 18, 1990 3–3 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 18–21–9
49 W January 23, 1990 4–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 19–21–9
50 L January 25, 1990 5–8 @ Calgary Flames (1989–90) 19–22–9
51 W January 27, 1990 3–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 20–22–9
52 T January 31, 1990 2–2 OT St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 20–22–10
53 W February 3, 1990 2–1 @ Boston Bruins (1989–90) 21–22–10
54 W February 4, 1990 4–3 Minnesota North Stars (1989–90) 22–22–10
55 W February 7, 1990 5–2 Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 23–22–10
56 L February 9, 1990 2–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 23–23–10
57 L February 11, 1990 2–5 Calgary Flames (1989–90) 23–24–10
58 W February 13, 1990 4–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 24–24–10
59 L February 14, 1990 3–4 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 24–25–10
60 W February 16, 1990 2–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 25–25–10
61 W February 19, 1990 4–3 OT New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 26–25–10
62 T February 21, 1990 4–4 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 26–25–11
63 W February 23, 1990 6–3 @ Washington Capitals (1989–90) 27–25–11
64 W February 26, 1990 6–1 Boston Bruins (1989–90) 28–25–11
65 W February 28, 1990 3–2 Washington Capitals (1989–90) 29–25–11
66 W March 2, 1990 6–3 New York Islanders (1989–90) 30–25–11
67 L March 3, 1990 4–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 30–26–11
68 W March 5, 1990 3–2 Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 31–26–11
69 W March 8, 1990 7–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 32–26–11
70 T March 10, 1990 2–2 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1989–90) 32–26–12
71 L March 12, 1990 2–6 Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 32–27–12
72 W March 14, 1990 8–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 33–27–12
73 L March 17, 1990 3–6 @ New York Islanders (1989–90) 33–28–12
74 W March 18, 1990 5–2 Vancouver Canucks (1989–90) 34–28–12
75 T March 21, 1990 5–5 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 34–28–13
76 W March 25, 1990 7–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 35–28–13
77 W March 27, 1990 7–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 36–28–13
78 L March 29, 1990 4–6 @ New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 36–29–13
79 L March 31, 1990 1–2 @ Washington Capitals (1989–90) 36–30–13
80 L April 1, 1990 2–3 Washington Capitals (1989–90) 36–31–13

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Playoffs[edit | edit source]

New York Rangers 4, New York Islanders 1[edit | edit source]

Washington Capitals 4, New York Rangers 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
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 80 43 31 74 44 11 19 0 8
Mullen, BrianBrian Mullen RW 76 27 41 68 42 7 7 3 3
Turcotte, DarrenDarren Turcotte C 76 32 34 66 32 3 10 1 4
Kisio, KellyKelly Kisio C 68 22 44 66 105 11 7 2 1
Patrick, JamesJames Patrick D 73 14 43 57 50 4 9 0 0
Leetch, BrianBrian Leetch D 72 11 45 56 26 -18 5 0 2
Sandstrom, TomasTomas Sandstrom RW 48 19 19 38 100 -10 6 0 3
Nicholls, BernieBernie Nicholls C 32 12 25 37 20 -3 7 0 0
Dahlen, UlfUlf Dahlen LW 63 18 18 36 30 -4 13 0 4
Mallette, TroyTroy Mallette LW 79 13 16 29 305 -8 4 0 1
Wilson, CareyCarey Wilson C 41 9 17 26 57 4 4 0 1
Granato, TonyTony Granato RW 37 7 18 25 77 1 1 0 0
Gartner, MikeMike Gartner RW 12 11 5 16 6 4 6 0 3
Hardy, MarkMark Hardy D 54 0 15 15 94 4 0 0 0
Horava, MiloslavMiloslav Horava D 45 4 10 14 26 10 1 0 1
King, KrisKris King LW 68 6 7 13 286 2 0 0 0
Janssens, MarkMark Janssens C 80 5 8 13 161 -26 0 0 0
Erixon, JanJan Erixon LW 58 4 9 13 8 -17 0 0 1
Moller, RandyRandy Moller D 60 1 12 13 139 -1 0 0 0
Shaw, DavidDavid Shaw D 22 2 10 12 22 -3 1 1 0
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 55 1 9 10 53 -7 0 0 0
Ruff, LindyLindy Ruff D/LW 56 3 6 9 80 -10 0 0 2
Broten, PaulPaul Broten RW 32 5 3 8 26 -4 0 0 0
Bloemberg, JeffJeff Bloemberg D 28 3 3 6 25 -8 2 0 1
Archibald, DaveDave Archibald C/LW 19 2 3 5 6 0 1 0 0
Miller, KevinKevin Miller C 16 0 5 5 2 -1 0 0 0
Rochefort, NormandNormand Rochefort D 31 3 1 4 24 2 0 0 1
Nilan, ChrisChris Nilan RW 25 1 2 3 59 -8 0 0 0
Richter, MikeMike Richter G 23 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck G 47 0 2 2 24 0 0 0 0
Bennett, RickRick Bennett LW 6 1 0 1 5 -4 0 0 0
Millen, CoreyCorey Millen C 4 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Charlesworth, ToddTodd Charlesworth D 7 0 0 0 6 -3 0 0 0
Poeschek, RudyRudy Poeschek RW/D 15 0 0 0 55 -1 0 0 0
Froese, BobBob Froese G 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck 2734 47 19 19 7 154 3.38 1 1362 1208 .887
Richter, MikeMike Richter 1320 23 12 5 5 66 3.00 0 686 620 .904
Froese, BobBob Froese 812 15 5 7 1 45 3.33 0 355 310 .873
Team: 4866 80 36 31 13 265 3.27 1 2403 2138 .890

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Nicholls, BernieBernie Nicholls C 10 7 5 12 16 1 3 0 0
Patrick, JamesJames Patrick D 10 3 8 11 0 -2 2 0 1
Kisio, KellyKelly Kisio C 10 2 8 10 8 1 0 1 0
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 10 6 3 9 0 -4 3 0 1
Gartner, MikeMike Gartner RW 10 5 3 8 12 0 4 0 1
Moller, RandyRandy Moller D 10 1 6 7 32 1 0 0 0
Turcotte, DarrenDarren Turcotte C 10 1 6 7 4 -3 0 0 1
Mallette, TroyTroy Mallette LW 10 2 2 4 81 -4 0 0 0
Mullen, BrianBrian Mullen RW 10 2 2 4 8 2 2 0 0
Janssens, MarkMark Janssens C 9 2 1 3 10 0 0 0 1
Rochefort, NormandNormand Rochefort D 10 2 1 3 26 -1 0 1 0
Wilson, CareyCarey Wilson C 10 2 1 3 0 -5 1 0 0
Bloemberg, JeffJeff Bloemberg D 7 0 3 3 5 0 0 0 0
Ruff, LindyLindy Ruff D/LW 8 0 3 3 12 -3 0 0 0
Broten, PaulPaul Broten RW 6 1 1 2 2 -2 0 1 0
Erixon, JanJan Erixon LW 10 1 0 1 2 2 0 1 0
Horava, MiloslavMiloslav Horava D 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Hardy, MarkMark Hardy D 3 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Nilan, ChrisChris Nilan RW 4 0 1 1 19 1 0 0 0
King, KrisKris King LW 10 0 1 1 38 1 0 0 0
Miller, KevinKevin Miller C 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 10 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0
Richter, MikeMike Richter G 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck G 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Richter, MikeMike Richter 330 6 3 2 19 3.45 0 182 163 .896
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck 298 6 2 3 15 3.02 0 153 138 .902
Team: 628 10 5 5 34 3.25 0 335 301 .899

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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 Rangers 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. 1989–90 New York Rangers Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
  2. 1989-90 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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