Presidents’ Trophy Winners

NHL Presidents Trophy Winners

Some interesting numbers regarding the NHL Presidents’ Trophy and it’s winners since it’s been awarded (1985-1986).

Please note: This article has been updated since it’s original publishing, due to some errors on my part with some first round playoff exits. Sorry, Blackhawks, you were not alone.

A look at just the numbers.

Presidents’ Trophy Winners That Also Won the Stanley Cup

Year Winner GP Possible Points Points Earned Percentage of Possible Points
1987 Edmonton Oilers 80 160 105 66%
1989 Calgary Flames 80 160 117 73%
1994 New york Rangers 84 168 112 67%
1999 Dallas Stars 82 164 114 70%
2001 Colorado Avalanche 82 164 118 72%
2002 Detroit Red Wings 82 164 116 71%
2008 Detroit Red Wings 82 164 115 70%

Just Seven Teams have won the Presidents’ Trophy and the Stanley Cup in the same season. Or just about 30%.

Presidents’ Trophy Winners That Did Not Win the Stanley Cup

Year Winner GP Possible Points Points Won
Percentage of Points Available Elimination Round To Who Elimination Team Points Point Deferential Did Elimination team win the Stanley Cup?
1986 Edmonton Oilers 80 160 119 74% Second Round Calgary Flames 89 30 No
1988 Calgary Flames 80 160 105 66% Second Round Edmonton Oilers 99 6 yes
1990 Boston Bruins 80 160 101 63% Stanley Cup Finals Edmonton Oilers 90 11 yes
1991 Chicago Blackhawks 80 160 106 66% First Round Minnesota North Stars 68 38 no
1992 New York Rangers 80 160 105 66% Second Round Pittsburgh Penguins 87 18 yes
1993 Pittsburgh Penguins 84 168 119 71% Second Round New York Islanders 87 32 no
1995 Detroit Red Wings 48 96 70 73% Stanley Cup Finals New Jersey Devils 52 18 yes
1996 Detroit Red Wings 82 164 131 80% Conference Finals Colorado Avalanche 104 27 yes
1997 Colorado Avalanche 82 164 107 65% Conference Finals Detroit Red Wings 94 13 yes
1998 Dallas Stars 82 164 109 66% Conference Finals Detroit Red Wings 103 6 yes
2000 St. Louis Blues 82 164 114 70% First Round San Jose Sharks 87 27 no
2003 Ottawa Senators 82 164 113 69% Conference Finals New Jersey Devils 108 5 yes
2004 Detroit Red Wings 82 164 109 66% Second Round Calgary Flames 94 15 no
2006 Detroit Red Wings 82 164 124 76% First Round Edmonton Oilers 95 29 no
2007 Buffalo Sabres 82 164 113 69% Conference Finals Ottawa Senators 105 8 no
2009 San Jose Sharks 82 164 117 71% First Round Anaheim Ducks 91 26 no
2010 Washington Capitals 82 164 121 74% First Round Montreal Canadiens 88 33 no

Source: Hockey-reference.com

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