1986-1987 Washington Capitals

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Season Overview

38-32-10 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1986-87 Washington Capitals

What was the record of the 1986-87 Washington Capitals?

The Washington Capitals finished the regular season with a 38-32-10 record. They went 22-15-3 at home and 16-17-7 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Washington Capitals went 41-36-10. Their final game was a loss in the First Round to the New York Islanders.

What division did the 1986-87 Washington Capitals play in?

The 1986-87 Washington Capitals played in the Patrick Division of the Prince of Wales Conference.

What was the 1986-87 Washington Capitals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1986-87 Washington Capitals had their best month in March, when they went 8-4-2 and had a 64.3% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 2-8-4 and had a 28.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '86 5-5-1 50% -2
November '86 2-8-4 28.6% -19
December '86 5-6-1 45.8% -11
January '87 9-5-2 62.5% +8
February '87 6-4 60% +11
March '87 8-4-2 64.3% +14
April '87 3-0 100% +6

Did the 1986-87 Washington Capitals make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Washington Capitals made the Playoffs in 1987. They lost their only series against the New York Islanders in the First Round.

How did the 1986-87 Washington Capitals perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1986-87 Washington Capitals went 5-2 in overtime games.

How did the 1986-87 Washington Capitals perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1986-87 Washington Capitals went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986-87 Washington Capitals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1986-87 Washington Capitals was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986-87 Washington Capitals?

The longest losing streak that the Washington Capitals had during the 1986-87 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1986-87 Washington Capitals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Oct 9, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Oct 11, 1986 vs Philadelphia Flyers Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Oct 13, 1986 @ New York Rangers Win 7 - 6 OT
Thu, Oct 16, 1986 @ New York Islanders Loss 4 - 7
Sat, Oct 18, 1986 vs Buffalo Sabres Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Oct 20, 1986 @ Montreal Canadiens Win 5 - 4
Tue, Oct 21, 1986 @ Quebec Nordiques Tie 4 - 4 OT
Fri, Oct 24, 1986 vs Minnesota North Stars Win 8 - 2
Sat, Oct 25, 1986 vs New Jersey Devils Win 2 - 1
Tue, Oct 28, 1986 @ Vancouver Canucks Win 5 - 2
Wed, Oct 29, 1986 @ Edmonton Oilers Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Nov 1, 1986 @ Calgary Flames Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Nov 4, 1986 @ New York Islanders Loss 1 - 7
Wed, Nov 5, 1986 vs Vancouver Canucks Win 3 - 2
Sat, Nov 8, 1986 vs Chicago Blackhawks Win 3 - 2
Tue, Nov 11, 1986 @ Minnesota North Stars Tie 2 - 2 OT
Wed, Nov 12, 1986 @ Chicago Blackhawks Tie 2 - 2 OT
Fri, Nov 14, 1986 vs Quebec Nordiques Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Nov 16, 1986 @ Philadelphia Flyers Loss 2 - 6
Tue, Nov 18, 1986 vs Los Angeles Kings Loss 5 - 6
Fri, Nov 21, 1986 @ Detroit Red Wings Tie 3 - 3 OT
Sat, Nov 22, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Nov 26, 1986 vs Boston Bruins Tie 2 - 2 OT
Fri, Nov 28, 1986 vs Philadelphia Flyers Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Nov 29, 1986 @ Quebec Nordiques Loss 3 - 4
Mon, Dec 1, 1986 @ Montreal Canadiens Win 2 - 1 OT
Wed, Dec 3, 1986 @ Winnipeg Jets Tie 3 - 3 OT
Sat, Dec 6, 1986 vs Montreal Canadiens Win 3 - 1
Tue, Dec 9, 1986 vs New Jersey Devils Win 4 - 2
Wed, Dec 10, 1986 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Loss 2 - 8
Sun, Dec 14, 1986 vs New York Rangers Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Dec 17, 1986 @ New York Rangers Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Dec 19, 1986 @ New Jersey Devils Loss 4 - 6
Sat, Dec 20, 1986 vs St. Louis Blues Win 5 - 3
Fri, Dec 26, 1986 vs New York Islanders Win 2 - 1
Sun, Dec 28, 1986 @ Chicago Blackhawks Loss 5 - 7
Tue, Dec 30, 1986 vs Hartford Whalers Loss 1 - 3
Thu, Jan 1, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 4 - 3 OT
Sat, Jan 3, 1987 vs Philadelphia Flyers Loss 1 - 4
Mon, Jan 5, 1987 @ St. Louis Blues Win 6 - 4
Wed, Jan 7, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Jan 9, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jan 11, 1987 @ Philadelphia Flyers Tie 2 - 2 OT
Tue, Jan 13, 1987 vs Winnipeg Jets Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jan 15, 1987 @ New York Islanders Win 3 - 2
Sat, Jan 17, 1987 @ Hartford Whalers Win 6 - 1
Sun, Jan 18, 1987 @ New Jersey Devils Win 6 - 1
Tue, Jan 20, 1987 vs New Jersey Devils Win 6 - 3
Fri, Jan 23, 1987 @ Buffalo Sabres Win 3 - 2
Sat, Jan 24, 1987 vs Buffalo Sabres Loss 3 - 6
Tue, Jan 27, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Jan 28, 1987 @ Detroit Red Wings Win 2 - 1
Fri, Jan 30, 1987 vs New York Islanders Tie 3 - 3 OT
Sun, Feb 1, 1987 vs Winnipeg Jets Win 6 - 4
Wed, Feb 4, 1987 @ New York Rangers Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Feb 6, 1987 vs Hartford Whalers Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Feb 7, 1987 vs New York Rangers Loss 4 - 5 OT
Sun, Feb 15, 1987 @ Edmonton Oilers Win 5 - 3
Wed, Feb 18, 1987 @ Los Angeles Kings Loss 4 - 7
Fri, Feb 20, 1987 @ Vancouver Canucks Win 6 - 3
Sun, Feb 22, 1987 @ Calgary Flames Win 5 - 2
Tue, Feb 24, 1987 vs Detroit Red Wings Win 8 - 2
Fri, Feb 27, 1987 vs Edmonton Oilers Win 5 - 2
Sun, Mar 1, 1987 vs New York Rangers Win 7 - 3
Tue, Mar 3, 1987 vs New Jersey Devils Win 3 - 2
Thu, Mar 5, 1987 @ Philadelphia Flyers Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Mar 7, 1987 @ Boston Bruins Loss 2 - 3 OT
Tue, Mar 10, 1987 vs Calgary Flames Loss 3 - 6
Fri, Mar 13, 1987 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Win 10 - 2
Sat, Mar 14, 1987 @ St. Louis Blues Tie 3 - 3 OT
Tue, Mar 17, 1987 vs Los Angeles Kings Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Mar 20, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 4 - 3
Sun, Mar 22, 1987 vs Boston Bruins Win 4 - 3
Tue, Mar 24, 1987 @ New York Islanders Win 3 - 1
Fri, Mar 27, 1987 vs New York Islanders Tie 2 - 2 OT
Sun, Mar 29, 1987 vs Minnesota North Stars Win 4 - 2
Tue, Mar 31, 1987 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Win 4 - 2
Wed, Apr 1, 1987 @ New York Rangers Win 5 - 1
Sat, Apr 4, 1987 vs Philadelphia Flyers Win 3 - 2 OT
Sun, Apr 5, 1987 @ New Jersey Devils Win 6 - 5 OT
Playoffs
First Round (Lost 3 - 4)
Wed, Apr 8, 1987 vs New York Islanders Win 4 - 3
Thu, Apr 9, 1987 vs New York Islanders Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Apr 11, 1987 @ New York Islanders Win 2 - 0
Sun, Apr 12, 1987 @ New York Islanders Win 4 - 1
Tue, Apr 14, 1987 vs New York Islanders Loss 2 - 4
Thu, Apr 16, 1987 @ New York Islanders Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Apr 18, 1987 vs New York Islanders Loss 2 - 3 OT4

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