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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)

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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 GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA S S% SA SV% PDO
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 2200 11.0 1866 .913
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 2401 9.4 1939 .916
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 2531 9.9 2112 .910
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 2203 11.6 1973 .900
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 2176 10.5 2190 .920
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 2290 10.1 2413 .918
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 2352 10.3 2082 .908
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 2225 9.8 2284 .915
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 2230 9.9 2153 .914
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 2172 9.7 2557 .928
11 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 2200 10.3 2477 .911
12 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 2277 10.3 2133 .903
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 2401 8.0 2030 .906
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 2268 9.9 2217 .900
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 2351 9.1 2305 .906
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 2169 9.7 2014 .896
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 2177 9.2 2256 .907
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 2278 8.4 2184 .912
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 2119 10.0 2348 .908
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 2272 8.5 2344 .902
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 2075 9.5 2292 .902
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 2270 9.6 2270 .892
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 2184 9.4 2483 .899
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 2092 10.7 2474 .892
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 2278 8.9 2357 .894
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 2100 7.2 2363 .892
League Average 82 35 35 13 82 .500 216 216 0.00 0.00 5.28 57 380 15.08 57 380 84.92 10 10 2242 9.6 2235 .906

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