Schedule For
1987-88
Coaches listed in chronological order.
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
November 3, 1987
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Islanders 6, Devils 3
November 5, 1987
St. Louis Blues
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Blues 3
November 7, 1987
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Capitals 1
November 8, 1987
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 3, Flyers 3
November 10, 1987
New York Rangers
New York
Devils 3, Rangers 2
November 12, 1987
Winnipeg Jets
E. Rutherford
Devils 1, Jets 1
November 14, 1987
Detroit Red Wings
E. Rutherford
Red Wings 6, Devils 4
November 18, 1987
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Flyers 3
November 20, 1987
Chicago Blackhawks
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Blackhawks 2
November 21, 1987
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal
Canadiens 2, Devils 1
November 23, 1987
Calgary Flames
Calgary
Flames 9, Devils 2
November 25, 1987
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton
Devils 8, Oilers 7, OT
November 27, 1987
Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver
Canucks 4, Devils 2
November 29, 1987
Los Angeles Kings
Inglewood
Devils 2, Kings 2
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
October 9, 1987
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Penguins 3
October 10, 1987
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto
Maple Leafs 5, Devils 2
October 14, 1987
Hartford Whalers
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Whalers 1
October 16, 1987
Montreal Canadiens
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Canadiens 3
October 17, 1987
Hartford Whalers
Hartford
Whalers 4, Devils 3, OT
October 21, 1987
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh
Devils 5, Penguins 4
October 23, 1987
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Islanders 3
October 24, 1987
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Islanders 2, Devils 1
October 27, 1987
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Flyers 0
October 31, 1987
Edmonton Oilers
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Oilers 5
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
December 3, 1987
St. Louis Blues
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Blues 2
December 5, 1987
Quebec Nordiques
Quebec City
Nordiques 3, Devils 2
December 6, 1987
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 1, Flyers 1
December 9, 1987
Los Angeles Kings
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Kings 1
December 11, 1987
Calgary Flames
E. Rutherford
Flames 5, Devils 1
December 12, 1987
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Islanders 5, Devils 3
December 16, 1987
New York Rangers
New York
Rangers 9, Devils 3
December 17, 1987
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Penguins 7, Devils 4
December 19, 1987
Minnesota North Stars
Bloomington
Devils 3, North Stars 1
December 20, 1987
Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg
Jets 4, Devils 1
December 23, 1987
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh
Devils 6, Penguins 2
December 26, 1987
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Rangers 5, Devils 3
December 28, 1987
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Islanders 4
December 30, 1987
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Capitals 4, Devils 3
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
January 2, 1988
Hartford Whalers
Hartford
Devils 1, Whalers 1
January 4, 1988
Los Angeles Kings
E. Rutherford
Kings 6, Devils 3
January 7, 1988
Vancouver Canucks
E. Rutherford
Canucks 6, Devils 3
January 9, 1988
Minnesota North Stars
Bloomington
Devils 4, North Stars 3
January 10, 1988
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 7, Flyers 5
January 13, 1988
Quebec Nordiques
E. Rutherford
Nordiques 5, Devils 3
January 15, 1988
Toronto Maple Leafs
E. Rutherford
Devils 7, Maple Leafs 3
January 16, 1988
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Islanders 4, Devils 2
January 19, 1988
Washington Capitals
Landover
Capitals 6, Devils 4
January 21, 1988
Detroit Red Wings
E. Rutherford
Red Wings 3, Devils 2, OT
January 22, 1988
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo
Sabres 7, Devils 3
January 25, 1988
Buffalo Sabres
E. Rutherford
Sabres 5, Devils 2
January 28, 1988
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Penguins 3
January 29, 1988
Chicago Blackhawks
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Blackhawks 2, OT
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
February 1, 1988
Calgary Flames
Calgary
Devils 5, Flames 4
February 3, 1988
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton
Oilers 8, Devils 5
February 5, 1988
Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver
Canucks 5, Devils 1
February 7, 1988
Boston Bruins
Boston
Bruins 6, Devils 3
February 11, 1988
Montreal Canadiens
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Canadiens 2
February 12, 1988
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit
Red Wings 4, Devils 3
February 14, 1988
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto
Devils 7, Maple Leafs 2
February 17, 1988
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Capitals 4, Devils 3
February 19, 1988
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Rangers 3
February 21, 1988
Boston Bruins
E. Rutherford
Bruins 4, Devils 1
February 24, 1988
Winnipeg Jets
E. Rutherford
Jets 3, Devils 1
February 26, 1988
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Rangers 2, Devils 1
February 28, 1988
Minnesota North Stars
E. Rutherford
Devils 8, North Stars 6
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
March 1, 1988
Washington Capitals
Landover
Capitals 5, Devils 3
March 2, 1988
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Capitals 6, Devils 1
March 5, 1988
Boston Bruins
Boston
Devils 7, Bruins 6, OT
March 6, 1988
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Flyers 2
March 8, 1988
New York Rangers
New York
Rangers 7, Devils 4
March 12, 1988
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 6, Flyers 5
March 17, 1988
Quebec Nordiques
E. Rutherford
Nordiques 4, Devils 3
March 20, 1988
Washington Capitals
Landover
Devils 4, Capitals 2
March 24, 1988
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis
Devils 8, Blues 2
March 25, 1988
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo
Devils 2, Sabres 2
March 27, 1988
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 7, Rangers 2
March 29, 1988
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Penguins 0
March 31, 1988
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh
Devils 7, Penguins 2
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
April 2, 1988
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Islanders 2
April 3, 1988
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago
Devils 4, Blackhawks 3, OT
Coach
W
L
T
Pts.
Win %
Doug Carpenter
21
24
5
47
.470
Jim Schoenfeld
17
12
1
35
.583
TOTAL
38
36
6
82
.513
Patrick Division Semifinals
vs. New York Islanders
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
April 6, 1988
Uniondale
Islanders 4, Devils 3, OT
2
April 7, 1988
Uniondale
Devils 3, Islanders 2
3
April 9, 1988
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Islanders 0
4
April 10, 1988
E. Rutherford
Islanders 5, Devils 4, OT
5
April 12, 1988
Uniondale
Devils 4, Islanders 2
6
April 14, 1988
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Islanders 5
Patrick Division Finals
vs. Washington Capitals
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
April 18, 1988
Landover
Capitals 3, Devils 1
2
April 20, 1988
Landover
Devils 5, Capitals 2
3
April 22, 1988
E. Rutherford
Devils 10, Capitals 4
4
April 24, 1988
E. Rutherford
Capitals 4, Devils 1
5
April 26, 1988
Landover
Devils 3, Capitals 1
6
April 28, 1988
E. Rutherford
Capitals 7, Devils 2
7
April 30, 1988
Landover
Devils 3, Capitals 2
Wales Conference Finals
vs. Boston Bruins
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
May 2, 1988
Boston
Bruins 5, Devils 3
2
May 4, 1988
Boston
Devils 3, Bruins 2, OT
3
May 6, 1988
E. Rutherford
Bruins 6, Devils 1
4
May 8, 1988
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Bruins 1
5
May 10, 1988
Boston
Bruins 7, Devils 1
6
May 12, 1988
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Bruins 3
7
May 14, 1988
Boston
Bruins 6, Devils 2
The Breakdown
 
Wins
Losses
Ties
Home Record
23
16
1
Road Record
15
20
5
vs. Wales Conference
23
23
4
vs. Campbell Conference
15
13
2
Divisional Record
19
14
2
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