1990–91 New York Islanders · NHL
Division 6th Patrick
1990–91 record 25–45–10
Goals for 223
Goals against 290
General Manager Bill Torrey
Coach Al Arbour
Captain Brent Sutter
Team Leaders
Goals Pat LaFontaine (41)
Assists Pat LaFontaine (44)
Points Pat LaFontaine (85)
Penalties in minutes Ken Baumgartner (282)
Wins Glenn Healy (18)
Goals against average Glenn Healy (3.32)
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1989–90 1991–92

The 1990–91 New York Islanders season was the 19th season for the franchise in the National Hockey League. The Islanders finished 6th in the Patrick Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Patrick Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 41 33 6 342 305 88
New York Rangers 80 36 31 13 297 265 85
Washington Capitals 80 37 36 7 258 258 81
New Jersey Devils 80 32 33 15 272 264 79
Philadelphia Flyers 80 33 37 10 252 267 76
New York Islanders 80 25 45 10 223 290 60

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Islanders did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
LaFontaine, PatPat LaFontaine C 75 41 44 85 42 -6 12 2 5
Volek, DavidDavid Volek W 77 22 34 56 57 -10 6 0 1
Sutter, BrentBrent Sutter C 75 21 32 53 49 -8 6 2 4
Flatley, PatPat Flatley RW 56 20 25 45 74 -2 8 0 4
King, DerekDerek King LW 66 19 26 45 44 1 2 0 2
Wood, RandyRandy Wood LW/C 76 24 18 42 45 -12 6 1 3
Ferraro, RayRay Ferraro C 61 19 16 35 52 -11 5 0 1
Norton, JeffJeff Norton D 44 3 25 28 16 -13 2 1 0
Berg, BillBill Berg LW 78 9 14 23 67 -3 0 0 0
Nylund, GaryGary Nylund D 72 2 21 23 105 -8 0 0 0
McBean, WayneWayne McBean D 52 5 14 19 47 -21 2 0 0
Reekie, JoeJoe Reekie D 66 3 16 19 96 17 0 0 2
Dalgarno, BradBrad Dalgarno RW 41 3 12 15 24 -10 0 0 1
Chyzowski, DaveDave Chyzowski LW 56 5 9 14 61 -19 0 0 0
McDonough, HubieHubie McDonough C 52 6 6 12 10 -14 0 1 0
Lauer, BradBrad Lauer LW 44 4 8 12 45 -6 0 1 0
Fitzgerald, TomTom Fitzgerald RW 41 5 5 10 24 -9 0 0 2
Ludwig, CraigCraig Ludwig D 75 1 8 9 77 -24 0 0 0
Tucker, JohnJohn Tucker C 20 3 4 7 4 -1 1 0 0
Baumgartner, KenKen Baumgartner LW 78 1 6 7 282 -14 0 0 0
Crossman, DougDoug Crossman D 16 1 6 7 12 -4 1 0 0
Vukota, MickMick Vukota RW 60 2 4 6 238 -13 0 0 0
Pilon, RichRich Pilon D 60 1 4 5 126 -12 0 0 0
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 12 0 5 5 6 -3 0 0 0
Parks, GregGreg Parks C 20 1 2 3 4 0 0 0 0
Chynoweth, DeanDean Chynoweth D 25 1 1 2 59 -6 0 0 0
Guay, PaulPaul Guay RW 3 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0
Healy, GlennGlenn Healy G 53 0 2 2 14 0 0 0 0
Kromm, RichardRichard Kromm LW 6 1 0 1 0 -2 0 1 0
Gronstrand, JariJari Gronstrand D 3 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0
DiMaio, RobRob DiMaio RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scissons, ScottScott Scissons C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kerr, AlanAlan Kerr RW 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Laxdal, DerekDerek Laxdal RW 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Byram, ShawnShawn Byram LW 4 0 0 0 14 -2 0 0 0
Vaske, DennisDennis Vaske D 5 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0
Finley, JeffJeff Finley D 11 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Fitzpatrick, MarkMark Fitzpatrick G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lorenz, DannyDanny Lorenz G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maneluk, GeorgeGeorge Maneluk G 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Hackett, JeffJeff Hackett G 30 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Healy, GlennGlenn Healy 2999 53 18 24 9 166 3.32 0 1557 1391 .893
Hackett, JeffJeff Hackett 1508 30 5 18 1 91 3.62 0 741 650 .877
Fitzpatrick, MarkMark Fitzpatrick 120 2 1 1 0 6 3.00 0 60 54 .900
Maneluk, GeorgeGeorge Maneluk 140 4 1 1 0 15 6.43 0 94 79 .840
Lorenz, DannyDanny Lorenz 80 2 0 1 0 5 3.75 0 36 31 .861
Team: 4847 80 25 45 10 283 3.50 0 2488 2205 .886

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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 Islanders 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 New York Islanders Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-27.
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