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1990–91 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 3rd Norris
1990–91 record 34–38–8
Goals for 273
Goals against 298
General Manager Bryan Murray
Coach Bryan Murray
Captain Steve Yzerman
Alternate captains Gerard Gallant
Rick Zombo
Bob Probert
Arena Joe Louis Arena
Team Leaders
Goals Steve Yzerman (51)
Assists Steve Yzerman (57)
Points Steve Yzerman (108)
Penalties in minutes Bob Probert (315)
Wins Tim Cheveldae (30)
Goals against average Glen Hanlon (3.20)
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1989–90 1991–92

The 1990–91 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 78th season. The Red Wings finished 3rd in the Norris Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the St. Louis Blues 4 games to 3.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Blackhawks 80 49 23 8 284 211 106
St. Louis Blues 80 47 22 11 310 250 105
Detroit Red Wings 80 34 38 8 273 298 76
Minnesota North Stars 80 27 39 14 256 266 68
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 23 46 11 241 318 57

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 T October 4, 1990 3–3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 0–0–1
2 L October 6, 1990 4–6 @ Washington Capitals (1990–91) 0–1–1
3 L October 7, 1990 2–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 0–2–1
4 W October 10, 1990 6–5 OT Calgary Flames (1990–91) 1–2–1
5 W October 12, 1990 4–2 Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 2–2–1
6 T October 13, 1990 3–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 2–2–2
7 W October 16, 1990 3–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 3–2–2
8 W October 18, 1990 5–2 Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 4–2–2
9 L October 20, 1990 3–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 4–3–2
10 W October 23, 1990 6–0 Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 5–3–2
11 W October 26, 1990 8–6 Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 6–3–2
12 T October 27, 1990 2–2 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 6–3–3
13 L October 30, 1990 2–5 St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 6–4–3
14 W November 1, 1990 5–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 7–4–3
15 L November 3, 1990 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 7–5–3
16 L November 6, 1990 3–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 7–6–3
17 L November 8, 1990 1–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 7–7–3
18 L November 10, 1990 1–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 7–8–3
19 L November 14, 1990 2–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 7–9–3
20 W November 17, 1990 8–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 8–9–3
21 L November 19, 1990 2–3 OT Washington Capitals (1990–91) 8–10–3
22 W November 21, 1990 4–3 Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 9–10–3
23 W November 23, 1990 5–3 St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 10–10–3
24 W November 27, 1990 4–3 Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 11–10–3
25 W November 29, 1990 5–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 12–10–3
26 W December 1, 1990 4–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 13–10–3
27 T December 2, 1990 3–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 13–10–4
28 L December 4, 1990 4–5 OT Boston Bruins (1990–91) 13–11–4
29 L December 7, 1990 3–6 St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 13–12–4
30 L December 8, 1990 1–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 13–13–4
31 W December 11, 1990 8–3 Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 14–13–4
32 W December 13, 1990 5–2 Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 15–13–4
33 W December 15, 1990 3–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 16–13–4
34 L December 16, 1990 1–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 16–14–4
35 W December 18, 1990 3–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 17–14–4
36 W December 20, 1990 3–1 Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 18–14–4
37 W December 22, 1990 5–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 19–14–4
38 L December 23, 1990 2–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 19–15–4
39 L December 28, 1990 0–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 19–16–4
40 L December 31, 1990 0–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 19–17–4
41 W January 2, 1991 6–2 Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 20–17–4
42 L January 4, 1991 2–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 20–18–4
43 L January 5, 1991 0–7 @ Calgary Flames (1990–91) 20–19–4
44 W January 9, 1991 5–3 Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 21–19–4
45 W January 11, 1991 6–3 New York Rangers (1990–91) 22–19–4
46 T January 12, 1991 2–2 OT @ New York Islanders (1990–91) 22–19–5
47 L January 14, 1991 1–6 @ Boston Bruins (1990–91) 22–20–5
48 L January 16, 1991 3–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 22–21–5
49 L January 22, 1991 1–2 OT Washington Capitals (1990–91) 22–22–5
50 L January 25, 1991 4–9 St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 22–23–5
51 L January 26, 1991 4–5 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 22–24–5
52 L January 28, 1991 2–6 New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 22–25–5
53 L January 30, 1991 2–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 22–26–5
54 W February 1, 1991 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 23–26–5
55 W February 2, 1991 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 24–26–5
56 L February 4, 1991 4–6 Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 24–27–5
57 W February 8, 1991 8–4 New York Islanders (1990–91) 25–27–5
58 L February 9, 1991 5–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 25–28–5
59 W February 12, 1991 6–1 Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 26–28–5
60 L February 13, 1991 2–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 26–29–5
61 L February 16, 1991 0–3 Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 26–30–5
62 T February 17, 1991 3–3 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 26–30–6
63 T February 19, 1991 4–4 OT @ Calgary Flames (1990–91) 26–30–7
64 T February 22, 1991 5–5 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 26–30–8
65 L February 23, 1991 2–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 26–31–8
66 W February 25, 1991 5–4 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 27–31–8
67 W February 27, 1991 5–3 Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 28–31–8
68 L March 1, 1991 1–6 New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 28–32–8
69 W March 5, 1991 6–3 Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 29–32–8
70 W March 7, 1991 2–0 New York Islanders (1990–91) 30–32–8
71 L March 9, 1991 2–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 30–33–8
72 W March 10, 1991 4–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 31–33–8
73 W March 13, 1991 4–1 @ New York Rangers (1990–91) 32–33–8
74 L March 14, 1991 2–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 32–34–8
75 W March 16, 1991 5–3 @ Boston Bruins (1990–91) 33–34–8
76 L March 22, 1991 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 33–35–8
77 L March 23, 1991 1–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 33–36–8
78 L March 27, 1991 4–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 33–37–8
79 W March 30, 1991 6–5 New York Rangers (1990–91) 34–37–8
80 L March 31, 1991 1–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 34–38–8

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

St. Louis Blues 4, Detroit Red Wings 3[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Yzerman, SteveSteve Yzerman C 80 51 57 108 34 -2 12 6 4
Fedorov, SergeiSergei Fedorov C 77 31 48 79 66 11 11 3 5
Burr, ShawnShawn Burr LW/C 80 20 30 50 112 14 6 0 4
Racine, YvesYves Racine D 62 7 40 47 33 1 2 0 1
Carson, JimmyJimmy Carson C 64 21 25 46 28 3 5 1 4
Barr, DaveDave Barr RW 70 18 22 40 55 20 2 2 2
Garpenlov, JohanJohan Garpenlov LW 71 18 22 40 18 -4 2 0 3
Probert, BobBob Probert LW 55 16 23 39 315 -3 4 0 3
Fedyk, BrentBrent Fedyk LW 67 16 19 35 38 20 0 0 1
Ysebaert, PaulPaul Ysebaert C 51 15 18 33 16 -8 5 0 1
Gallant, GerardGerard Gallant LW 45 10 16 26 111 6 3 0 1
Zombo, RickRick Zombo D 77 4 19 23 55 -2 0 0 0
Chiasson, SteveSteve Chiasson D 42 3 17 20 80 0 1 0 1
Habscheid, MarcMarc Habscheid RW/C 46 9 8 17 22 -10 0 4 1
Green, RickRick Green D 65 2 14 16 24 10 0 0 0
Primeau, KeithKeith Primeau C 58 3 12 15 106 -12 0 0 1
McCrimmon, BradBrad McCrimmon D 64 0 13 13 81 7 0 0 0
Djoos, ParPar Djoos D 26 0 12 12 16 -2 0 0 0
Chabot, JohnJohn Chabot C 27 5 5 10 4 6 2 0 1
Norwood, LeeLee Norwood D 21 3 7 10 50 6 1 0 0
Kocur, JoeJoe Kocur RW 52 5 4 9 253 -6 0 0 0
Dollas, BobbyBobby Dollas D 56 3 5 8 20 6 0 0 1
McKay, RandyRandy McKay RW 47 1 7 8 183 -15 0 0 0
Miller, KevinKevin Miller C 11 5 2 7 4 -4 0 1 0
Crossman, DougDoug Crossman D 17 3 4 7 17 -6 1 0 0
Cheveldae, TimTim Cheveldae G 65 0 5 5 2 0 0 0 0
Marsh, BradBrad Marsh D 20 1 3 4 16 -3 0 0 0
Houda, DougDoug Houda D 22 0 4 4 43 -2 0 0 0
Shuchuk, GaryGary Shuchuk RW 6 1 2 3 6 1 0 0 0
Wilkie, BobBob Wilkie D 8 1 2 3 2 -2 0 0 0
Kennedy, SheldonSheldon Kennedy RW 7 1 0 1 12 -1 0 0 0
McDougall, BillBill McDougall C 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Sillinger, MikeMike Sillinger C 3 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0
Luongo, ChrisChris Luongo D 4 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Shank, DanielDaniel Shank RW 7 0 1 1 14 0 0 0 0
McClelland, KevinKevin McClelland RW 3 0 0 0 7 -4 0 0 0
Kruppke, GordGord Kruppke D 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bissett, TomTom Bissett C 5 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0
Potvin, MarcMarc Potvin RW 9 0 0 0 55 -4 0 0 0
Vial, DennisDennis Vial D/LW 9 0 0 0 16 -3 0 0 0
King, ScottScott King G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gagnon, DavidDavid Gagnon G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bester, AllanAllan Bester G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chevrier, AlainAlain Chevrier G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon G 19 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Cheveldae, TimTim Cheveldae 3615 65 30 26 5 214 3.55 2 1716 1502 .875
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon 862 19 4 6 3 46 3.20 0 438 392 .895
Bester, AllanAllan Bester 178 3 0 3 0 13 4.38 0 99 86 .869
Chevrier, AlainAlain Chevrier 108 3 0 2 0 11 6.11 0 55 44 .800
Gagnon, DavidDavid Gagnon 35 2 0 1 0 6 10.29 0 28 22 .786
King, ScottScott King 45 1 0 0 0 2 2.67 0 11 9 .818
Team: 4843 80 34 38 8 292 3.62 2 2347 2055 .876

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Yzerman, SteveSteve Yzerman C 7 3 3 6 4 1 0 0
Fedorov, SergeiSergei Fedorov C 7 1 5 6 4 0 0 1
Miller, KevinKevin Miller C 7 3 2 5 20 0 1 0
Crossman, DougDoug Crossman D 6 0 5 5 6 0 0 0
Chiasson, SteveSteve Chiasson D 5 3 1 4 19 1 0 0
Burr, ShawnShawn Burr LW/C 7 0 4 4 15 0 0 0
Carson, JimmyJimmy Carson C 7 2 1 3 4 0 0 1
Probert, BobBob Probert LW 6 1 2 3 50 0 0 0
Racine, YvesYves Racine D 7 2 0 2 0 2 0 0
Primeau, KeithKeith Primeau C 5 1 1 2 25 0 0 0
McCrimmon, BradBrad McCrimmon D 7 1 1 2 21 0 0 0
Ysebaert, PaulPaul Ysebaert C 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Fedyk, BrentBrent Fedyk LW 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 1
Dollas, BobbyBobby Dollas D 7 1 0 1 13 0 0 0
Zombo, RickRick Zombo D 7 1 0 1 10 0 0 0
Sillinger, MikeMike Sillinger C 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
McKay, RandyRandy McKay RW 5 0 1 1 41 0 0 0
Garpenlov, JohanJohan Garpenlov LW 6 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Marsh, BradBrad Marsh D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
McDougall, BillBill McDougall C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Green, RickRick Green D 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuchuk, GaryGary Shuchuk RW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Habscheid, MarcMarc Habscheid RW/C 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Potvin, MarcMarc Potvin RW 6 0 0 0 32 0 0 0
Bester, AllanAllan Bester G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cheveldae, TimTim Cheveldae G 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Cheveldae, TimTim Cheveldae 398 7 3 4 22 3.32 0 208 186 .894
Bester, AllanAllan Bester 20 1 0 0 1 3.00 0 12 11 .917
Team: 418 7 3 4 23 3.30 0 220 197 .895

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Note: 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 Red Wings 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. 1990-91 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.

External Links[edit | edit source]

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