NHL Season History

On this page you will find the Stanley Cup Playoff results for each season. You will see the result of every 7-game series during that particular season’s playoffs.

1988 Stanley Cup Playoff data

RoundWinner (Seed)LoserLengthSweep
PrelimMontreal Canadiens (High)Hartford Whalers6 games
PrelimBoston Bruins (High)Buffalo Sabres6 games
PrelimNew Jersey Devils (Low)New York Islanders6 games
PrelimWashington Capitals (High)Philadelphia Flyers7 games
PrelimDetroit Red Wings (High)Toronto Maple Leafs6 games
PrelimSt. Louis Blues (High)Chicago Blackhawks5 games
PrelimCalgary Flames (High)Los Angeles Kings5 games
PrelimEdmonton Oilers (High)Winnipeg Jets (original)5 games
QtrsBoston Bruins (Low)Montreal Canadiens5 games
QtrsNew Jersey Devils (Low)Washington Capitals7 games
QtrsDetroit Red Wings (High)St. Louis Blues5 games
QtrsEdmonton Oilers (Low)Calgary Flames4 gamesSweep
SemisBoston Bruins (High)New Jersey Devils7 games
SemisEdmonton Oilers (Low)Detroit Red Wings5 games
FinalsEdmonton Oilers (High)Boston Bruins4 gamesSweep