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New York Rangers Playoff History: 1989

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
In 1989, the Rangers finished the regular season third in the Patrick Division but were swept out of the playoffs' opening round by a Pittsburgh Penguins team that featured Mario Lemieux.


Here is a summary look back at the Blueshirts' 1989 playoff performance:

Totals Games: 4
Record: 0-4
Goals Scored: 11
Goals Against: 19
Eliminated by: Pittsburgh
Leading scorers: Brian Leetch and Tomas Sandstrom, 5 points
Most goals: Leetch and Sandstrom, 3
Goaltenders: Bob Froese (started 2 games); John Vanbiesbrouck (started 1 game); Mike Richter (started 1 game)

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS:

Patrick Division Semifinals: Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
1 Apr. 5 at Pittsburgh 1-3 L
2 Apr. 6 at Pittsburgh 4-7 L
3 Apr. 8 Pittsburgh 3-5 L
4 Apr. 9 Pittsburgh 3-4 L

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