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1997-98 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Detroit Red Wings

Hart Memorial Trophy: Dominik Hasek (33-23-13, 2.09 GAA)
Vezina Trophy: Dominik Hasek (33-23-13, 2.09 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Sergei Samsonov (22 G, 25 A, 47 P)

Goals Leader: Peter Bondra (52) & Teemu Selanne (52)
Assists Leader: Wayne Gretzky (67) & Jaromir Jagr (67)
Points Leader: Jaromir Jagr (102)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Eastern Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Atlantic Division
New Jersey Devils* 82 48 23 11 107 .652 225 166 0.66 -0.06
Philadelphia Flyers* 82 42 29 11 95 .579 242 193 0.53 -0.07
Washington Capitals* 82 40 30 12 92 .561 219 202 0.17 -0.04
New York Islanders 82 30 41 11 71 .433 212 225 -0.15 0.00
New York Rangers 82 25 39 18 68 .415 197 231 -0.41 0.00
Florida Panthers 82 24 43 15 63 .384 203 256 -0.62 0.03
Tampa Bay Lightning 82 17 55 10 44 .268 151 269 -1.37 0.07
Northeast Division
Pittsburgh Penguins* 82 40 24 18 98 .598 228 188 0.48 -0.01
Boston Bruins* 82 39 30 13 91 .555 221 194 0.33 0.00
Buffalo Sabres* 82 36 29 17 89 .543 211 187 0.29 0.00
Montreal Canadiens* 82 37 32 13 87 .530 235 208 0.33 0.00
Ottawa Senators* 82 34 33 15 83 .506 193 200 -0.06 0.02
Carolina Hurricanes 82 33 41 8 74 .451 200 219 -0.20 0.04
Western Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Central Division
Dallas Stars* 82 49 22 11 109 .665 242 167 0.88 -0.03
Detroit Red Wings* 82 44 23 15 103 .628 250 196 0.64 -0.02
St. Louis Blues* 82 45 29 8 98 .598 256 204 0.63 0.00
Phoenix Coyotes* 82 35 35 12 82 .500 224 227 0.00 0.04
Chicago Blackhawks 82 30 39 13 73 .445 192 199 -0.06 0.03
Toronto Maple Leafs 82 30 43 9 69 .421 194 237 -0.46 0.07
Pacific Division
Colorado Avalanche* 82 39 26 17 95 .579 231 205 0.27 -0.05
Los Angeles Kings* 82 38 33 11 87 .530 227 225 -0.01 -0.03
Edmonton Oilers* 82 35 37 10 80 .488 215 224 -0.13 -0.02
San Jose Sharks* 82 34 38 10 78 .476 210 216 -0.10 -0.03
Calgary Flames 82 26 41 15 67 .409 217 252 -0.42 0.01
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 26 43 13 65 .396 205 261 -0.66 0.02
Vancouver Canucks 82 25 43 14 64 .390 224 273 -0.58 0.02

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final (4-0): Detroit Red Wings over Washington Capitals  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Conference Finals (4-2): Detroit Red Wings over Dallas Stars  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Finals (4-2): Washington Capitals over Buffalo Sabres  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Conference Semi-Finals (4-2): Detroit Red Wings over St. Louis Blues  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-1): Dallas Stars over Edmonton Oilers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-0): Buffalo Sabres over Montreal Canadiens  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-1): Washington Capitals over Ottawa Senators  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-0): St. Louis Blues over Los Angeles Kings  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Detroit Red Wings over Phoenix Coyotes  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-3): Edmonton Oilers over Colorado Avalanche  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Dallas Stars over San Jose Sharks  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Washington Capitals over Boston Bruins  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1): Buffalo Sabres over Philadelphia Flyers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Montreal Canadiens over Pittsburgh Penguins  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Ottawa Senators over New Jersey Devils  ▪  View Matchup »  

Team Statistics

Rk Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 Dallas Stars* 82 49 22 11 109 .665 242 167 0.88 -0.03 4.99 77 385 20.00 42 351 88.03 11 9
2 New Jersey Devils* 82 48 23 11 107 .652 225 166 0.66 -0.06 4.77 63 333 18.92 41 309 86.73 4 9
3 Detroit Red Wings* 82 44 23 15 103 .628 250 196 0.64 -0.02 5.44 67 381 17.59 51 376 86.44 8 7
4 St. Louis Blues* 82 45 29 8 98 .598 256 204 0.63 0.00 5.61 62 368 16.85 49 367 86.65 12 4
5 Pittsburgh Penguins* 82 40 24 18 98 .598 228 188 0.48 -0.01 5.07 67 407 16.46 46 338 86.39 11 16
6 Colorado Avalanche* 82 39 26 17 95 .579 231 205 0.27 -0.05 5.32 74 426 17.37 53 409 87.04 8 12
7 Philadelphia Flyers* 82 42 29 11 95 .579 242 193 0.53 -0.07 5.30 71 399 17.79 51 382 86.65 7 9
8 Washington Capitals* 82 40 30 12 92 .561 219 202 0.17 -0.04 5.13 55 350 15.71 39 362 89.23 14 4
9 Boston Bruins* 82 39 30 13 91 .555 221 194 0.33 0.00 5.06 62 359 17.27 44 285 84.56 5 3
10 Buffalo Sabres* 82 36 29 17 89 .543 211 187 0.29 0.00 4.85 51 396 12.88 65 413 84.26 15 12
11 Montreal Canadiens* 82 37 32 13 87 .530 235 208 0.33 0.00 5.40 68 372 18.28 62 401 84.54 13 8
12 Los Angeles Kings* 82 38 33 11 87 .530 227 225 -0.01 -0.03 5.51 52 366 14.21 63 399 84.21 10 12
13 Ottawa Senators* 82 34 33 15 83 .506 193 200 -0.06 0.02 4.79 48 375 12.80 47 303 84.49 6 9
14 Phoenix Coyotes* 82 35 35 12 82 .500 224 227 0.00 0.04 5.50 57 384 14.84 66 408 83.82 10 6
15 Edmonton Oilers* 82 35 37 10 80 .488 215 224 -0.13 -0.02 5.35 77 483 15.94 66 406 83.74 10 11
16 San Jose Sharks* 82 34 38 10 78 .476 210 216 -0.10 -0.03 5.20 54 400 13.50 59 398 85.18 10 5
17 Carolina Hurricanes 82 33 41 8 74 .451 200 219 -0.20 0.04 5.11 50 378 13.23 58 391 85.17 8 10
18 Chicago Blackhawks 82 30 39 13 73 .445 192 199 -0.06 0.03 4.77 47 363 12.95 58 382 84.82 13 5
19 New York Islanders 82 30 41 11 71 .433 212 225 -0.15 0.00 5.33 61 365 16.71 54 384 85.94 11 16
20 Toronto Maple Leafs 82 30 43 9 69 .421 194 237 -0.46 0.07 5.26 41 359 11.42 50 372 86.56 5 13
21 New York Rangers 82 25 39 18 68 .415 197 231 -0.41 0.00 5.22 62 351 17.66 55 377 85.41 0 13
22 Calgary Flames 82 26 41 15 67 .409 217 252 -0.42 0.01 5.72 43 356 12.08 69 430 83.95 18 13
23 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 26 43 13 65 .396 205 261 -0.66 0.02 5.68 46 392 11.73 72 396 81.82 9 10
24 Vancouver Canucks 82 25 43 14 64 .390 224 273 -0.58 0.02 6.06 48 374 12.83 77 432 82.18 19 12
25 Florida Panthers 82 24 43 15 63 .384 203 256 -0.62 0.03 5.60 55 409 13.45 82 403 79.65 12 16
26 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 17 55 10 44 .268 151 269 -1.37 0.07 5.12 33 353 9.35 72 410 82.44 11 16
League Average 82 34 35 13 81 .493 215 218 -0.04 0.00 5.28 57 380 14.98 58 382 84.83 10 10

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Dominik Hasek*
D: Rob Blake*
D: Nicklas Lidstrom
C: Peter Forsberg*
LW: John LeClair
RW: Jaromir Jagr
2nd Team
G: Martin Brodeur
D: Scott Niedermayer*
D: Chris Pronger
C: Wayne Gretzky*
LW: Keith Tkachuk
RW: Teemu Selanne

NHL All-Rookie Team

1st Team
G: Jamie Storr
D: Derek Morris
D: Mattias Ohlund
F: Patrik Elias
F: Mike Johnson
F: Sergei Samsonov