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2008-09 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Pittsburgh Penguins

Hart Memorial Trophy: Alex Ovechkin (56 G, 54 A, 110 P)
Vezina Trophy: Tim Thomas (36-11-7, 2.10 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Steve Mason (33-20-7, 2.29 GAA)

Goals Leader: Alex Ovechkin (56)
Assists Leader: Evgeni Malkin (78)
Points Leader: Evgeni Malkin (113)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Eastern Conference GP W L OL PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Atlantic Division
New Jersey Devils* 82 51 27 4 106 .646 244 209 0.38 -0.05
Pittsburgh Penguins* 82 45 28 9 99 .604 264 239 0.28 -0.02
Philadelphia Flyers* 82 44 27 11 99 .604 264 238 0.28 -0.04
New York Rangers* 82 43 30 9 95 .579 210 218 -0.10 -0.01
New York Islanders 82 26 47 9 61 .372 201 279 -0.91 0.05
Northeast Division
Boston Bruins* 82 53 19 10 116 .707 274 196 0.89 -0.06
Montreal Canadiens* 82 41 30 11 93 .567 249 247 0.02 -0.01
Buffalo Sabres 82 41 32 9 91 .555 250 234 0.18 -0.02
Ottawa Senators 82 36 35 11 83 .506 217 237 -0.23 0.01
Toronto Maple Leafs 82 34 35 13 81 .494 250 293 -0.49 0.03
Southeast Division
Washington Capitals* 82 50 24 8 108 .659 272 245 0.27 -0.06
Carolina Hurricanes* 82 45 30 7 97 .591 239 226 0.11 -0.05
Florida Panthers 82 41 30 11 93 .567 234 231 0.00 -0.04
Atlanta Thrashers 82 35 41 6 76 .463 257 280 -0.30 -0.02
Tampa Bay Lightning 82 24 40 18 66 .402 210 279 -0.81 0.03
Western Conference GP W L OL PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Central Division
Detroit Red Wings* 82 51 21 10 112 .683 295 244 0.62 0.00
Chicago Blackhawks* 82 46 24 12 104 .634 264 216 0.60 0.01
Columbus Blue Jackets* 82 41 31 10 92 .561 226 230 -0.01 0.04
St. Louis Blues* 82 41 31 10 92 .561 233 233 0.05 0.05
Nashville Predators 82 40 34 8 88 .537 213 233 -0.19 0.06
Northwest Division
Vancouver Canucks* 82 45 27 10 100 .610 246 220 0.30 -0.02
Calgary Flames* 82 46 30 6 98 .598 254 248 0.07 0.00
Minnesota Wild 82 40 33 9 89 .543 219 200 0.22 -0.02
Edmonton Oilers 82 38 35 9 85 .518 234 248 -0.16 0.01
Colorado Avalanche 82 32 45 5 69 .421 199 257 -0.66 0.05
Pacific Division
San Jose Sharks* 82 53 18 11 117 .713 257 204 0.61 -0.04
Anaheim Ducks* 82 42 33 7 91 .555 245 238 0.09 0.00
Dallas Stars 82 36 35 11 83 .506 230 257 -0.30 0.03
Phoenix Coyotes 82 36 39 7 79 .482 208 252 -0.50 0.04
Los Angeles Kings 82 34 37 11 79 .482 207 234 -0.29 0.04

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final (4-3): Pittsburgh Penguins over Detroit Red Wings  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Conference Finals (4-1): Detroit Red Wings over Chicago Blackhawks  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Finals (4-0): Pittsburgh Penguins over Carolina Hurricanes  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Conference Semi-Finals (4-2): Chicago Blackhawks over Vancouver Canucks  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-3): Detroit Red Wings over Anaheim Ducks  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-3): Pittsburgh Penguins over Washington Capitals  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-3): Carolina Hurricanes over Boston Bruins  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Chicago Blackhawks over Calgary Flames  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-0): Vancouver Canucks over St. Louis Blues  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-0): Detroit Red Wings over Columbus Blue Jackets  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Anaheim Ducks over San Jose Sharks  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Pittsburgh Penguins over Philadelphia Flyers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-3): Carolina Hurricanes over New Jersey Devils  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-3): Washington Capitals over New York Rangers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-0): Boston Bruins over Montreal Canadiens  ▪  View Matchup »  

Team Statistics

Rk Team AvAge GP W L OL PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 San Jose Sharks* 28.7 82 53 18 11 117 .713 257 204 0.61 -0.04 5.62 87 360 24.17 51 304 83.22 12 11
2 Boston Bruins* 28.4 82 53 19 10 116 .707 274 196 0.89 -0.06 5.73 74 313 23.64 54 306 82.35 8 7
3 Detroit Red Wings* 31.2 82 51 21 10 112 .683 295 244 0.62 0.00 6.57 90 353 25.50 71 327 78.29 6 4
4 Washington Capitals* 27.2 82 50 24 8 108 .659 272 245 0.27 -0.06 6.30 85 337 25.22 75 387 80.62 7 11
5 New Jersey Devils* 30.3 82 51 27 4 106 .646 244 209 0.38 -0.05 5.52 58 307 18.89 65 324 79.94 12 4
6 Chicago Blackhawks* 25.9 82 46 24 12 104 .634 264 216 0.60 0.01 5.85 70 363 19.28 64 330 80.61 10 6
7 Vancouver Canucks* 27.9 82 45 27 10 100 .610 246 220 0.30 -0.02 5.68 67 357 18.77 69 371 81.40 7 5
8 Pittsburgh Penguins* 26.6 82 45 28 9 99 .604 264 239 0.28 -0.02 6.13 62 360 17.22 60 347 82.71 7 13
9 Philadelphia Flyers* 27 82 44 27 11 99 .604 264 238 0.28 -0.04 6.12 71 316 22.47 67 393 82.95 16 1
10 Calgary Flames* 28.9 82 46 30 6 98 .598 254 248 0.07 0.00 6.12 61 358 17.04 58 349 83.38 6 15
11 Carolina Hurricanes* 27.9 82 45 30 7 97 .591 239 226 0.11 -0.05 5.67 70 374 18.72 59 301 80.40 8 9
12 New York Rangers* 27 82 43 30 9 95 .579 210 218 -0.10 -0.01 5.22 48 346 13.87 40 329 87.84 9 14
13 Florida Panthers 28.6 82 41 30 11 93 .567 234 231 0.00 -0.04 5.67 51 308 16.56 54 311 82.64 7 9
14 Montreal Canadiens* 27.6 82 41 30 11 93 .567 249 247 0.02 -0.01 6.05 72 374 19.25 65 370 82.43 10 11
15 Columbus Blue Jackets* 25.8 82 41 31 10 92 .561 226 230 -0.01 0.04 5.56 41 322 12.73 62 346 82.08 8 12
16 St. Louis Blues* 27.1 82 41 31 10 92 .561 233 233 0.05 0.05 5.68 72 351 20.51 58 357 83.75 10 8
17 Anaheim Ducks* 29.2 82 42 33 7 91 .555 245 238 0.09 0.00 5.89 73 309 23.62 78 385 79.74 6 8
18 Buffalo Sabres 28.1 82 41 32 9 91 .555 250 234 0.18 -0.02 5.90 75 358 20.95 61 336 81.85 7 5
19 Minnesota Wild 27.7 82 40 33 9 89 .543 219 200 0.22 -0.02 5.11 66 328 20.12 36 291 87.63 9 6
20 Nashville Predators 27.6 82 40 34 8 88 .537 213 233 -0.19 0.06 5.44 50 318 15.72 59 338 82.54 9 8
21 Edmonton Oilers 28.8 82 38 35 9 85 .518 234 248 -0.16 0.01 5.88 60 354 16.95 76 338 77.51 3 8
22 Ottawa Senators 27.9 82 36 35 11 83 .506 217 237 -0.23 0.01 5.54 66 339 19.47 64 346 81.50 8 5
23 Dallas Stars 28.5 82 36 35 11 83 .506 230 257 -0.30 0.03 5.94 54 351 15.38 70 327 78.59 2 4
24 Toronto Maple Leafs 28 82 34 35 13 81 .494 250 293 -0.49 0.03 6.62 62 330 18.79 78 308 74.68 6 7
25 Los Angeles Kings 25.5 82 34 37 11 79 .482 207 234 -0.29 0.04 5.38 69 360 19.17 62 361 82.83 4 8
26 Phoenix Coyotes 26.6 82 36 39 7 79 .482 208 252 -0.50 0.04 5.61 50 341 14.66 68 293 76.79 5 4
27 Atlanta Thrashers 27.9 82 35 41 6 76 .463 257 280 -0.30 -0.02 6.55 69 357 19.33 88 366 75.96 13 10
28 Colorado Avalanche 28.6 82 32 45 5 69 .421 199 257 -0.66 0.05 5.56 50 318 15.72 64 318 79.87 4 8
29 Tampa Bay Lightning 27.4 82 24 40 18 66 .402 210 279 -0.81 0.03 5.96 61 343 17.78 89 405 78.02 4 9
30 New York Islanders 27.7 82 26 47 9 61 .372 201 279 -0.91 0.05 5.85 54 320 16.88 73 361 79.78 12 5
League Average 82 40 32 10 90 .551 238 241 -0.03 0.00 5.84 64 341 18.86 65 343 80.89 8 8

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Tim Thomas
D: Zdeno Chara
D: Mike Green
C: Evgeni Malkin
LW: Alex Ovechkin
RW: Jarome Iginla
2nd Team
G: Steve Mason
D: Dan Boyle
D: Nicklas Lidstrom
C: Pavel Datsyuk
LW: Zach Parise
RW: Marian Hossa

NHL All-Rookie Team

1st Team
G: Steve Mason
D: Drew Doughty
D: Luke Schenn
F: Patrik Berglund
F: Bobby Ryan
F: Kris Versteeg