1991–92 Washington Capitals · NHL
Division 2nd Patrick
1991–92 record 45–27–8
Goals for 330
Goals against 275
General Manager David Poile
Coach Terry Murray
Captain Rod Langway
Arena Capital Centre
Team Leaders
Goals Dino Ciccarelli (38)
Assists Michal Pivoňka (57)
Points Michal Pivoňka (80)
Penalties in minutes Alan May (221)
Wins Don Beaupre (29)
Goals against average Don Beaupre (2.20)
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1989–90 1991–92

The 1991–92 Washington Capitals season was the 18th in the franchise's history. The Capitals finished 2nd in the Patrick Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Pittsburgh Penguins 4 games to 3.


Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

The Capitals were not shut out in any of their regular-season games or playoff games.

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Patrick Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
New York Rangers 80 50 25 5 321 246 105
Washington Capitals 80 45 27 8 330 275 98
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 39 32 9 343 308 87
New Jersey Devils 80 38 31 11 289 259 87
New York Islanders 80 34 35 11 291 299 79
Philadelphia Flyers 80 32 37 11 252 273 75

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 W October 4, 1991 5–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1991–92) 1–0–0
2 W October 5, 1991 3–1 Buffalo Sabres (1991–92) 2–0–0
3 W October 9, 1991 5–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1991–92) 3–0–0
4 W October 11, 1991 5–1 New York Rangers (1991–92) 4–0–0
5 L October 12, 1991 2–7 Chicago Blackhawks (1991–92) 4–1–0
6 W October 14, 1991 5–3 @ New York Rangers (1991–92) 5–1–0
7 W October 18, 1991 6–5 New Jersey Devils (1991–92) 6–1–0
8 W October 19, 1991 5–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1991–92) 7–1–0
9 W October 23, 1991 6–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1991–92) 8–1–0
10 L October 24, 1991 1–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1991–92) 8–2–0
11 L October 27, 1991 5–6 @ Winnipeg Jets (1991–92) 8–3–0
12 W October 29, 1991 8–0 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1991–92) 9–3–0
13 W November 1, 1991 4–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1991–92) 10–3–0
14 W November 2, 1991 7–4 @ New York Islanders (1991–92) 11–3–0
15 L November 8, 1991 4–5 Detroit Red Wings (1991–92) 11–4–0
16 W November 10, 1991 10–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1991–92) 12–4–0
17 W November 11, 1991 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1991–92) 13–4–0
18 W November 13, 1991 5–3 @ New York Rangers (1991–92) 14–4–0
19 W November 15, 1991 6–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1991–92) 15–4–0
20 L November 20, 1991 5–6 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1991–92) 15–5–0
21 W November 22, 1991 6–3 Boston Bruins (1991–92) 16–5–0
22 W November 23, 1991 3–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1991–92) 17–5–0
23 L November 25, 1991 4–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1991–92) 17–6–0
24 W November 27, 1991 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1991–92) 18–6–0
25 L November 29, 1991 2–3 New York Islanders (1991–92) 18–7–0
26 L November 30, 1991 1–8 @ New York Islanders (1991–92) 18–8–0
27 W December 5, 1991 6–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1991–92) 19–8–0
28 W December 7, 1991 4–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1991–92) 20–8–0
29 L December 8, 1991 3–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1991–92) 20–9–0
30 W December 10, 1991 4–1 Calgary Flames (1991–92) 21–9–0
31 L December 13, 1991 3–5 New York Rangers (1991–92) 21–10–0
32 W December 14, 1991 7–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1991–92) 22–10–0
33 W December 17, 1991 3–1 Quebec Nordiques (1991–92) 23–10–0
34 T December 18, 1991 2–2 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1991–92) 23–10–1
35 W December 20, 1991 4–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1991–92) 24–10–1
36 L December 22, 1991 3–4 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1991–92) 24–11–1
37 L December 26, 1991 6–8 New York Rangers (1991–92) 24–12–1
38 L December 28, 1991 2–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (1991–92) 24–13–1
39 W December 29, 1991 4–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1991–92) 25–13–1
40 W January 1, 1992 8–5 New York Islanders (1991–92) 26–13–1
41 T January 3, 1992 3–3 OT Vancouver Canucks (1991–92) 26–13–2
42 T January 4, 1992 2–2 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1991–92) 26–13–3
43 L January 7, 1992 3–5 Minnesota North Stars (1991–92) 26–14–3
44 W January 10, 1992 7–4 Los Angeles Kings (1991–92) 27–14–3
45 L January 12, 1992 2–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1991–92) 27–15–3
46 W January 14, 1992 6–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1991–92) 28–15–3
47 T January 16, 1992 2–2 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1991–92) 28–15–4
48 L January 24, 1992 2–5 New Jersey Devils (1991–92) 28–16–4
49 W January 26, 1992 6–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1991–92) 29–16–4
50 L January 28, 1992 2–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1991–92) 29–17–4
51 W February 1, 1992 5–2 Calgary Flames (1991–92) 30–17–4
52 L February 4, 1992 3–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1991–92) 30–18–4
53 L February 5, 1992 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1991–92) 30–19–4
54 W February 7, 1992 6–2 New York Rangers (1991–92) 31–19–4
55 W February 9, 1992 6–2 San Jose Sharks (1991–92) 32–19–4
56 W February 11, 1992 4–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1991–92) 33–19–4
57 T February 13, 1992 4–4 OT @ Calgary Flames (1991–92) 33–19–5
58 L February 15, 1992 3–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1991–92) 33–20–5
59 W February 18, 1992 4–2 @ San Jose Sharks (1991–92) 34–20–5
60 W February 22, 1992 7–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1991–92) 35–20–5
61 W February 23, 1992 4–1 @ New York Islanders (1991–92) 36–20–5
62 W February 25, 1992 5–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1991–92) 37–20–5
63 L February 27, 1992 3–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1991–92) 37–21–5
64 T February 29, 1992 5–5 OT @ Boston Bruins (1991–92) 37–21–6
65 L March 1, 1992 1–4 Boston Bruins (1991–92) 37–22–6
66 L March 3, 1992 1–3 Minnesota North Stars (1991–92) 37–23–6
67 T March 6, 1992 3–3 OT Winnipeg Jets (1991–92) 37–23–7
68 W March 7, 1992 3–2 OT New Jersey Devils (1991–92) 38–23–7
69 W March 9, 1992 5–2 @ New York Rangers (1991–92) 39–23–7
70 L March 14, 1992 1–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1991–92) 39–24–7
71 W March 15, 1992 5–2 New York Islanders (1991–92) 40–24–7
72 W March 17, 1992 6–4 St. Louis Blues (1991–92) 41–24–7
73 L March 20, 1992 6–7 Philadelphia Flyers (1991–92) 41–25–7
74 W March 22, 1992 6–2 Edmonton Oilers (1991–92) 42–25–7
75 L March 24, 1992 2–8 Hartford Whalers (1991–92) 42–26–7
76 W March 27, 1992 4–3 Montreal Canadiens (1991–92) 43–26–7
77 W March 29, 1992 7–4 Vancouver Canucks (1991–92) 44–26–7
78 W April 12, 1992 4–3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1991–92) 45–26–7
79 T April 13, 1992 1–1 OT New York Islanders (1991–92) 45–26–8
80 L April 15, 1992 1–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1991–92) 45–27–8

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Washington Capitals 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
Pivonka, MichalMichal Pivonka C 80 23 57 80 47 10 7 4 2
Hunter, DaleDale Hunter C 80 28 50 78 205 -2 13 0 4
Ciccarelli, DinoDino Ciccarelli RW 78 38 38 76 78 -10 13 0 7
Khristich, DmitriDmitri Khristich LW/C 80 36 37 73 35 24 14 1 7
Ridley, MikeMike Ridley C 80 29 40 69 38 3 5 5 3
Burridge, RandyRandy Burridge LW 66 23 44 67 50 -4 9 0 3
Bondra, PeterPeter Bondra RW 71 28 28 56 42 16 4 0 3
Johansson, CalleCalle Johansson D 80 14 42 56 49 2 5 2 2
Hatcher, KevinKevin Hatcher D 79 17 37 54 105 18 8 1 2
Miller, KellyKelly Miller LW 78 14 38 52 49 20 0 1 3
Iafrate, AlAl Iafrate D 78 17 34 51 180 1 6 0 1
Cote, SylvainSylvain Cote D 78 11 29 40 31 7 6 0 2
Druce, JohnJohn Druce RW 67 19 18 37 39 14 1 0 3
Krygier, ToddTodd Krygier LW 67 13 17 30 107 -1 1 0 1
May, AlanAlan May RW 75 6 9 15 221 -7 0 0 1
Langway, RodRod Langway D 64 0 13 13 22 11 0 0 0
Lalor, MikeMike Lalor D 64 5 7 12 64 14 0 0 1
Tippett, DaveDave Tippett LW 30 2 10 12 16 2 0 0 0
Kypreos, NickNick Kypreos LW 65 4 6 10 206 -3 0 0 0
MacDermid, PaulPaul MacDermid RW 15 2 5 7 43 2 0 0 0
Bergland, TimTim Bergland RW 22 1 4 5 2 -3 0 0 0
Greenlaw, JeffJeff Greenlaw LW 5 0 1 1 34 -1 0 0 0
Liut, MikeMike Liut G 21 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Schlegel, BradBrad Schlegel D 15 0 1 1 0 -4 0 0 0
Beaupre, DonDon Beaupre G 54 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 0
Chambers, ShawnShawn Chambers D 2 0 0 0 2 -3 0 0 0
Hrivnak, JimJim Hrivnak G 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Konowalchuk, SteveSteve Konowalchuk LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sabourin, KenKen Sabourin D 19 0 0 0 48 -5 0 0 0
Woolley, JasonJason Woolley D 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Beaupre, DonDon Beaupre 3108 54 29 17 6 166 3.20 1 1435 1269 .884
Liut, MikeMike Liut 1123 21 10 7 2 70 3.74 1 558 488 .875
Hrivnak, JimJim Hrivnak 605 12 6 3 0 35 3.47 0 274 239 .872
Team: 4836 80 45 27 8 271 3.36 2 2267 1996 .880

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Ridley, MikeMike Ridley C 7 0 11 11 0 0 0 0
Ciccarelli, DinoDino Ciccarelli RW 7 5 4 9 14 1 0 0
Bondra, PeterPeter Bondra RW 7 6 2 8 4 1 0 0
Iafrate, AlAl Iafrate D 7 4 2 6 14 1 0 0
Hatcher, KevinKevin Hatcher D 7 2 4 6 19 0 1 0
Pivonka, MichalMichal Pivonka C 7 1 5 6 13 1 0 1
Khristich, DmitriDmitri Khristich LW/C 7 3 2 5 15 3 0 1
Hunter, DaleDale Hunter C 7 1 4 5 16 0 0 0
Johansson, CalleCalle Johansson D 7 0 5 5 4 0 0 0
Krygier, ToddTodd Krygier LW 5 2 1 3 4 0 0 0
Cote, SylvainSylvain Cote D 7 1 2 3 4 0 0 0
Miller, KellyKelly Miller LW 7 1 2 3 4 0 0 0
Druce, JohnJohn Druce RW 7 1 0 1 2 0 0 1
Burridge, RandyRandy Burridge LW 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Langway, RodRod Langway D 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
MacDermid, PaulPaul MacDermid RW 7 0 1 1 22 0 0 0
Schlegel, BradBrad Schlegel D 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Tippett, DaveDave Tippett LW 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Beaupre, DonDon Beaupre G 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
May, AlanAlan May RW 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Beaupre, DonDon Beaupre 419 7 3 4 22 3.15 0 212 190 .896
Team: 419 7 3 4 22 3.15 0 212 190 .896

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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 Capitals 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. 1991-92 Washington Capitals Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-01.

External Links[edit | edit source]


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