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New York Rangers Playoff History: 1987

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
In 1987, the Rangers finished the regular season fourt in the Patrick Division and faced the top-seeded Flyers in the opening round. The Blueshirts gave Philadelphia a challenge, but were knocked out in six games.


Here is a summary look back at the Blueshirts' 1987 playoff performance:

Totals Games: 6
Record: 2-4
Goals Scored: 13
Goals Against: 22
Eliminated by: Philadelphia
Leading scorers: Pierre Larouche and Ron Greschner, 5 points
Most goals: Larouche, 3
Goaltenders: John Vanbiesbrouck (started 4 games); Bob Froese (started 2 games)

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS:

Patrick Division Semifinals: Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers
1 Apr. 8 at Philadelphia 3-0 W
2 Apr. 9 at Philadelphia 3-8 L
3 Apr. 11 Philadelphia 0-3 L
4 Apr. 12 Philadelphia 6-3 W
5 Apr. 14 at Philadelphia 1-3 L
6 Apr. 16 Philadelphia 0-5 L

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