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1990–91 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 2nd Patrick
Conference 4th Wales
1990–91 record 36–31–13
Goals for 297
Goals against 265
General Manager Neil Smith
Coach Roger Neilson
Captain Kelly Kisio
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Mike Gartner (49)
Assists Brian Leetch (72)
Points Brian Leetch (88)
Penalties in minutes Troy Mallette (252)
Wins Mike Richter (21)
Goals against average Mike Richter (3.12)
← Seasons →
1989–90 1991–92

The 1990–91 New York Rangers season was the 65th season for the team in the National Hockey League. The Rangers finished 2nd in the Patrick Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Washington Capitals 4 games to 2.

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]

Regular Season Schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 4, 1990 3–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 0–1–0
2 L October 6, 1990 4–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 0–2–0
3 W October 8, 1990 6–3 Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 1–2–0
4 W October 10, 1990 4–2 Washington Capitals (1990–91) 2–2–0
5 W October 12, 1990 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 3–2–0
6 W October 13, 1990 5–2 @ Washington Capitals (1990–91) 4–2–0
7 W October 17, 1990 5–3 Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 5–2–0
8 L October 19, 1990 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 5–3–0
9 W October 20, 1990 4–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 6–3–0
10 W October 22, 1990 5–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 7–3–0
11 W October 25, 1990 5–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 8–3–0
12 W October 27, 1990 4–1 @ Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 9–3–0
13 W October 29, 1990 5–0 Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 10–3–0
14 W October 31, 1990 9–4 Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 11–3–0
15 L November 2, 1990 2–3 New York Islanders (1990–91) 11–4–0
16 L November 3, 1990 1–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 11–5–0
17 L November 5, 1990 2–3 OT Boston Bruins (1990–91) 11–6–0
18 W November 7, 1990 6–2 Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 12–6–0
19 W November 9, 1990 3–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 13–6–0
20 T November 11, 1990 4–4 OT Calgary Flames (1990–91) 13–6–1
21 T November 13, 1990 1–1 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 13–6–2
22 W November 15, 1990 4–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 14–6–2
23 W November 16, 1990 6–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 15–6–2
24 T November 19, 1990 2–2 OT Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 15–6–3
25 T November 21, 1990 5–5 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 15–6–4
26 T November 24, 1990 2–2 OT @ New York Islanders (1990–91) 15–6–5
27 W November 26, 1990 5–0 Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 16–6–5
28 L November 28, 1990 3–6 Washington Capitals (1990–91) 16–7–5
29 L November 30, 1990 1–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 16–8–5
30 W December 1, 1990 5–4 @ Boston Bruins (1990–91) 17–8–5
31 L December 3, 1990 4–9 Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 17–9–5
32 L December 5, 1990 1–4 @ Calgary Flames (1990–91) 17–10–5
33 L December 7, 1990 3–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 17–11–5
34 W December 11, 1990 6–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 18–11–5
35 W December 14, 1990 5–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 19–11–5
36 W December 17, 1990 5–3 Washington Capitals (1990–91) 20–11–5
37 L December 19, 1990 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 20–12–5
38 L December 22, 1990 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 20–13–5
39 T December 23, 1990 5–5 OT Boston Bruins (1990–91) 20–13–6
40 W December 28, 1990 5–3 @ Washington Capitals (1990–91) 21–13–6
41 T December 30, 1990 2–2 OT New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 21–13–7
42 W January 2, 1991 4–1 Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 22–13–7
43 W January 3, 1991 7–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 23–13–7
44 W January 5, 1991 3–2 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 24–13–7
45 W January 7, 1991 3–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 25–13–7
46 L January 9, 1991 2–3 St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 25–14–7
47 L January 11, 1991 3–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1990–91) 25–15–7
48 W January 13, 1991 4–3 Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 26–15–7
49 T January 15, 1991 2–2 OT Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 26–15–8
50 L January 17, 1991 2–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 26–16–8
51 L January 22, 1991 2–3 @ New York Islanders (1990–91) 26–17–8
52 W January 25, 1991 4–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 27–17–8
53 L January 30, 1991 1–5 @ Calgary Flames (1990–91) 27–18–8
54 T January 31, 1991 3–3 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 27–18–9
55 L February 3, 1991 3–4 Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 27–19–9
56 W February 6, 1991 5–2 New York Islanders (1990–91) 28–19–9
57 W February 8, 1991 8–1 Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 29–19–9
58 L February 9, 1991 4–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 29–20–9
59 W February 13, 1991 6–3 New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 30–20–9
60 W February 15, 1991 5–3 Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 31–20–9
61 L February 18, 1991 4–5 New York Islanders (1990–91) 31–21–9
62 T February 21, 1991 4–4 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 31–21–10
63 L February 22, 1991 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (1990–91) 31–22–10
64 W February 24, 1991 5–2 New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 32–22–10
65 T February 27, 1991 4–4 OT Washington Capitals (1990–91) 32–22–11
66 T February 28, 1991 4–4 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 32–22–12
67 W March 2, 1991 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 33–22–12
68 W March 4, 1991 6–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 34–22–12
69 L March 7, 1991 2–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 34–23–12
70 L March 9, 1991 4–6 @ New York Islanders (1990–91) 34–24–12
71 L March 10, 1991 2–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 34–25–12
72 L March 13, 1991 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (1990–91) 34–26–12
73 L March 15, 1991 2–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 34–27–12
74 L March 17, 1991 2–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 34–28–12
75 L March 21, 1991 4–5 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 34–29–12
76 L March 23, 1991 4–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 34–30–12
77 W March 24, 1991 3–1 New York Islanders (1990–91) 35–30–12
78 T March 26, 1991 3–3 OT New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 35–30–13
79 L March 30, 1991 5–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1990–91) 35–31–13
80 W March 31, 1991 6–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 36–31–13

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Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Washington Capitals 4, New York Rangers 2[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Leetch, BrianBrian Leetch D 80 16 72 88 42 2 6 0 4
Nicholls, BernieBernie Nicholls C 71 25 48 73 96 5 8 0 2
Gartner, MikeMike Gartner RW 79 49 20 69 53 -9 22 1 4
Turcotte, DarrenDarren Turcotte C 74 26 41 67 37 -5 15 2 3
Mullen, BrianBrian Mullen RW 79 19 43 62 44 12 4 0 3
Patrick, JamesJames Patrick D 74 10 49 59 58 -5 6 0 2
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 79 31 23 54 10 15 12 0 4
Sheppard, RayRay Sheppard RW 59 24 23 47 21 8 7 0 5
Miller, KevinKevin Miller C 63 17 27 44 63 1 1 2 3
Kisio, KellyKelly Kisio C 51 15 20 35 58 3 7 1 2
King, KrisKris King LW 72 11 14 25 154 -1 0 0 0
Erixon, JanJan Erixon LW 53 7 18 25 8 13 0 3 0
Moller, RandyRandy Moller D 61 4 19 23 161 13 1 0 0
Mallette, TroyTroy Mallette LW 71 12 10 22 252 -8 0 0 2
Janssens, MarkMark Janssens C 67 9 7 16 172 -1 0 0 1
Hull, JodyJody Hull RW 47 5 8 13 10 2 0 0 0
Shaw, DavidDavid Shaw D 77 2 10 12 89 8 0 0 1
Broten, PaulPaul Broten RW 28 4 6 10 18 7 0 0 0
Rochefort, NormandNormand Rochefort D 44 3 7 10 35 10 0 0 0
Horava, MiloslavMiloslav Horava D 29 1 6 7 12 2 0 0 0
Hardy, MarkMark Hardy D 70 1 5 6 89 -1 0 0 0
Millen, CoreyCorey Millen C 4 3 1 4 0 1 2 0 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck G 40 0 3 3 18 0 0 0 0
Rice, StevenSteven Rice RW 11 1 1 2 4 2 0 0 0
Bloemberg, JeffJeff Bloemberg D 3 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 0
Cirella, JoeJoe Cirella D 19 1 0 1 52 1 0 0 0
Domi, TieTie Domi RW 28 1 0 1 185 -5 0 0 0
Ruff, LindyLindy Ruff D/LW 14 0 1 1 27 -2 0 0 0
Richter, MikeMike Richter G 45 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
McReynolds, BrianBrian McReynolds C 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Kocur, JoeJoe Kocur RW 5 0 0 0 36 -1 0 0 0
Bennett, RickRick Bennett LW 6 0 0 0 6 -2 0 0 0
Vial, DennisDennis Vial D/LW 21 0 0 0 61 -4 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Richter, MikeMike Richter 2596 45 21 13 7 135 3.12 0 1392 1257 .903
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck 2257 40 15 18 6 126 3.35 3 1154 1028 .891
Team: 4853 80 36 31 13 261 3.23 3 2546 2285 .897

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Nicholls, BernieBernie Nicholls C 5 4 3 7 8 0 0 0 1
Leetch, BrianBrian Leetch D 6 1 3 4 0 -2 0 0 0
Janssens, MarkMark Janssens C 6 3 0 3 6 1 0 0 0
Rice, StevenSteven Rice RW 2 2 1 3 6 2 1 0 0
Erixon, JanJan Erixon LW 6 1 2 3 0 -1 0 0 0
Millen, CoreyCorey Millen C 6 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0
Turcotte, DarrenDarren Turcotte C 6 1 2 3 0 -2 1 0 0
King, KrisKris King LW 6 2 0 2 36 2 0 0 1
Gartner, MikeMike Gartner RW 6 1 1 2 0 -4 1 0 0
Amonte, TonyTony Amonte RW 2 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0
Mullen, BrianBrian Mullen RW 5 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0
Cirella, JoeJoe Cirella D 6 0 2 2 26 2 0 0 0
Kocur, JoeJoe Kocur RW 6 0 2 2 21 -3 0 0 0
Moller, RandyRandy Moller D 6 0 2 2 11 2 0 0 0
Hardy, MarkMark Hardy D 6 0 1 1 30 -2 0 0 0
Weight, DougDoug Weight C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 4 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Broten, PaulPaul Broten RW 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
Mallette, TroyTroy Mallette LW 5 0 0 0 18 -3 0 0 0
Patrick, JamesJames Patrick D 6 0 0 0 6 -1 0 0 0
Shaw, DavidDavid Shaw D 6 0 0 0 11 -2 0 0 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Richter, MikeMike Richter G 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Richter, MikeMike Richter 313 6 2 4 14 2.68 1 182 168 .923
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck 52 1 0 0 1 1.15 0 22 21 .955
Team: 365 6 2 4 15 2.47 1 204 189 .926

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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.

Game Ads[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1990–91 New York Rangers Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
  2. 1990-91 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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