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1990–91 Quebec Nordiques · NHL
Division 5th Adams
Conference 11th Prince of Wales
1990–91 record 16–50–14
Home record 9–23–8
Road record 7–27–6
Goals for 236
Goals against 354
General Manager Pierre Page
Coach Pierre Page
Captain Steven Finn
Joe Sakic
Arena Le Colisée
Team Leaders
Goals Joe Sakic (48)
Assists Joe Sakic (61)
Points Joe Sakic (109)
Penalties in minutes Steven Finn (228)
Wins Ron Tugnutt (12)
Goals against average Stephane Fiset (3.87)
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1989–90 1991–92

The 1990–91 Quebec Nordiques season was the team's 12th season in the National Hockey League. The Nordiques finished 5th in the Adams Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

This was the last season that Guy Lafleur played in the NHL.

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Adams Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 80 44 24 12 299 264 100
Montreal Canadiens 80 39 30 11 273 249 89
Buffalo Sabres 80 31 30 19 292 278 81
Hartford Whalers 80 31 38 11 238 276 73
Quebec Nordiques 80 16 50 14 236 354 46

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Nordiques 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
Sakic, JoeJoe Sakic C 80 48 61 109 24 -26 12 3 7
Sundin, MatsMats Sundin C 80 23 36 59 58 -24 4 0 0
Hrkac, TonyTony Hrkac C 70 16 32 48 16 -22 6 0 0
Morin, StephaneStephane Morin C 48 13 27 40 30 6 3 1 2
McKegney, TonyTony McKegney LW 50 17 16 33 44 -25 7 0 2
Hough, MikeMike Hough LW 63 13 20 33 111 -7 1 1 1
Fogarty, BryanBryan Fogarty D 45 9 22 31 24 -11 3 0 2
Lafleur, GuyGuy Lafleur RW 59 12 16 28 2 -10 3 0 0
Finn, StevenSteven Finn D 71 6 13 19 228 -26 0 0 0
Wolanin, CraigCraig Wolanin D 80 5 13 18 89 -13 0 1 0
Pearson, ScottScott Pearson LW 35 11 4 15 86 -4 0 0 0
Loiselle, ClaudeClaude Loiselle C 59 5 10 15 86 -20 0 2 0
Anderson, ShawnShawn Anderson D 31 3 10 13 21 2 2 0 0
Nolan, OwenOwen Nolan RW 59 3 10 13 109 -19 0 0 0
Gusarov, AlexeiAlexei Gusarov D 36 3 9 12 12 -4 1 0 0
Cirella, JoeJoe Cirella D 39 2 10 12 59 -28 0 0 0
Velischek, RandyRandy Velischek D 79 2 10 12 42 -19 0 0 0
Petit, MichelMichel Petit D 19 4 7 11 47 -15 3 0 0
Gillis, PaulPaul Gillis C 49 3 8 11 91 -19 0 1 0
Sanipass, EverettEverett Sanipass LW 29 5 5 10 41 -15 1 0 0
Leschyshyn, CurtisCurtis Leschyshyn D 55 3 7 10 49 -19 2 0 1
Broten, AaronAaron Broten LW/C 20 5 4 9 6 -3 1 0 0
Miller, KipKip Miller C 13 4 3 7 7 -1 0 0 0
Quinney, KenKen Quinney RW 19 3 4 7 2 -2 1 0 0
Vermette, MarkMark Vermette RW 34 3 4 7 10 -15 0 0 0
McNeill, MikeMike McNeill RW 14 2 5 7 4 5 1 0 0
Kimble, DarinDarin Kimble RW 35 2 5 7 114 -5 0 0 0
Jackson, JeffJeff Jackson LW 10 3 1 4 4 3 0 0 0
Lapointe, ClaudeClaude Lapointe LW/C 13 2 2 4 4 3 0 0 0
DeBlois, LucienLucien DeBlois C 14 2 2 4 13 1 0 0 1
Raglan, HerbHerb Raglan RW 15 1 3 4 30 1 0 0 0
Fortier, MarcMarc Fortier C 14 0 4 4 6 -3 0 0 0
Baker, JamieJamie Baker C 18 2 0 2 8 -4 0 1 0
Van Dorp, WayneWayne Van Dorp LW 4 1 0 1 30 1 0 0 0
Vincelette, DanDan Vincelette LW 16 0 1 1 38 -10 0 0 0
Smyth, GregGreg Smyth D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dore, DanielDaniel Dore RW 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Lambert, DanDan Lambert D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latta, DavidDavid Latta LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Major, BruceBruce Major C 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Roberge, SergeSerge Roberge RW 9 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0
McRae, KenKen McRae C 12 0 0 0 36 -7 0 0 0
Doyon, MarioMario Doyon D 12 0 0 0 4 -3 0 0 0
Twist, TonyTony Twist LW 24 0 0 0 104 -4 0 0 0
Fiset, StephaneStephane Fiset G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tanner, JohnJohn Tanner G 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Gordon, ScottScott Gordon G 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cloutier, JacquesJacques Cloutier G 15 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Tugnutt, RonRon Tugnutt G 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Tugnutt, RonRon Tugnutt 3144 56 12 29 10 212 4.05 0 1851 1639 .885
Cloutier, JacquesJacques Cloutier 829 15 3 8 2 61 4.41 0 526 465 .884
Tanner, JohnJohn Tanner 228 6 1 3 1 16 4.21 0 133 117 .880
Fiset, StephaneStephane Fiset 186 3 0 2 1 12 3.87 0 123 111 .902
Gordon, ScottScott Gordon 485 13 0 8 0 48 5.94 0 225 177 .787
Team: 4872 80 16 50 14 349 4.30 0 2858 2509 .878

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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 Nordiques did not win any awards this season.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1990-91 Quebec Nordiques Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-09-18.
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