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2008-09 NHL Season Summary

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 RPts.%
Atlantic Division
New Jersey Devils* 82 51 27 4 106 .646 244 209 0.38 -0.05 .598
Pittsburgh Penguins* 82 45 28 9 99 .604 264 239 0.28 -0.02 .549
Philadelphia Flyers* 82 44 27 11 99 .604 264 238 0.28 -0.04 .549
New York Rangers* 82 43 30 9 95 .579 210 218 -0.10 -0.01 .500
New York Islanders 82 26 47 9 61 .372 201 279 -0.91 0.05 .329
Northeast Division
Boston Bruins* 82 53 19 10 116 .707 274 196 0.89 -0.06 .659
Montreal Canadiens* 82 41 30 11 93 .567 249 247 0.02 -0.01 .500
Buffalo Sabres 82 41 32 9 91 .555 250 234 0.18 -0.02 .482
Ottawa Senators 82 36 35 11 83 .506 217 237 -0.23 0.01 .451
Toronto Maple Leafs 82 34 35 13 81 .494 250 293 -0.49 0.03 .421
Southeast Division
Washington Capitals* 82 50 24 8 108 .659 272 245 0.27 -0.06 .616
Carolina Hurricanes* 82 45 30 7 97 .591 239 226 0.11 -0.05 .561
Florida Panthers 82 41 30 11 93 .567 234 231 0.00 -0.04 .530
Atlanta Thrashers 82 35 41 6 76 .463 257 280 -0.30 -0.02 .390
Tampa Bay Lightning 82 24 40 18 66 .402 210 279 -0.81 0.03 .335
Western Conference GP W L OL PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS RPts.%
Central Division
Detroit Red Wings* 82 51 21 10 112 .683 295 244 0.62 0.00 .610
Chicago Blackhawks* 82 46 24 12 104 .634 264 216 0.60 0.01 .579
Columbus Blue Jackets* 82 41 31 10 92 .561 226 230 -0.01 0.04 .506
St. Louis Blues* 82 41 31 10 92 .561 233 233 0.05 0.05 .500
Nashville Predators 82 40 34 8 88 .537 213 233 -0.19 0.06 .482
Northwest Division
Vancouver Canucks* 82 45 27 10 100 .610 246 220 0.30 -0.02 .573
Calgary Flames* 82 46 30 6 98 .598 254 248 0.07 0.00 .555
Minnesota Wild 82 40 33 9 89 .543 219 200 0.22 -0.02 .476
Edmonton Oilers 82 38 35 9 85 .518 234 248 -0.16 0.01 .451
Colorado Avalanche 82 32 45 5 69 .421 199 257 -0.66 0.05 .360
Pacific Division
San Jose Sharks* 82 53 18 11 117 .713 257 204 0.61 -0.04 .640
Anaheim Ducks* 82 42 33 7 91 .555 245 238 0.09 0.00 .488
Dallas Stars 82 36 35 11 83 .506 230 257 -0.30 0.03 .439
Phoenix Coyotes 82 36 39 7 79 .482 208 252 -0.50 0.04 .439
Los Angeles Kings 82 34 37 11 79 .482 207 234 -0.29 0.04 .433

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 S S% SA SV% PDO
1 San Jose Sharks* 28.7 82 53 18 11 117 .713 251 199 0.61 -0.04 5.62 87 360 24.17 51 304 83.22 12 11 2720 9.2 2228 .911 100.4
2 Boston Bruins* 28.4 82 53 19 10 116 .707 270 190 0.89 -0.06 5.73 74 313 23.64 54 306 82.35 8 7 2482 10.9 2524 .925 102.9
3 Detroit Red Wings* 31.2 82 51 21 10 112 .683 289 240 0.62 0.00 6.57 90 353 25.50 71 327 78.29 6 4 2965 9.7 2274 .894 99.6
4 Washington Capitals* 27.2 82 50 24 8 108 .659 268 240 0.27 -0.06 6.30 85 337 25.22 75 387 80.62 7 11 2747 9.8 2418 .901 100.1
5 New Jersey Devils* 30.3 82 51 27 4 106 .646 238 207 0.38 -0.05 5.52 58 307 18.89 65 324 79.94 12 4 2698 8.8 2415 .914 100.4
6 Chicago Blackhawks* 25.9 82 46 24 12 104 .634 260 209 0.60 0.01 5.85 70 363 19.28 64 330 80.61 10 6 2683 9.7 2344 .911 100.7
7 Vancouver Canucks* 27.9 82 45 27 10 100 .610 243 213 0.30 -0.02 5.68 67 357 18.77 69 371 81.40 7 5 2335 10.4 2392 .911 101.6
8 Philadelphia Flyers* 27.0 82 44 27 11 99 .604 260 232 0.28 -0.04 6.12 71 316 22.47 67 393 82.95 16 1 2441 10.7 2668 .913 101.7
9 Pittsburgh Penguins* 26.6 82 45 28 9 99 .604 258 233 0.28 -0.02 6.13 62 360 17.22 60 347 82.71 7 13 2381 10.8 2484 .906 101.3
10 Calgary Flames* 28.9 82 46 30 6 98 .598 251 246 0.07 0.00 6.12 61 358 17.04 58 349 83.38 6 15 2643 9.5 2441 .899 99.6
11 Carolina Hurricanes* 27.9 82 45 30 7 97 .591 236 221 0.11 -0.05 5.67 70 374 18.72 59 301 80.40 8 9 2675 8.8 2419 .909 99.8
12 New York Rangers* 27.0 82 43 30 9 95 .579 200 212 -0.10 -0.01 5.22 48 346 13.87 40 329 87.84 9 14 2658 7.5 2433 .913 99.0
13 Florida Panthers 28.6 82 41 30 11 93 .567 231 223 0.00 -0.04 5.67 51 308 16.56 54 311 82.64 7 9 2411 9.6 2843 .922 101.4
14 Montreal Canadiens* 27.6 82 41 30 11 93 .567 242 240 0.02 -0.01 6.05 72 374 19.25 65 370 82.43 10 11 2461 9.8 2600 .908 100.6
15 St. Louis Blues* 27.1 82 41 31 10 92 .561 227 227 0.05 0.05 5.68 72 351 20.51 58 357 83.75 10 8 2271 10.0 2341 .903 100.3
16 Columbus Blue Jackets* 25.8 82 41 31 10 92 .561 220 223 -0.01 0.04 5.56 41 322 12.73 62 346 82.08 8 12 2370 9.3 2281 .902 99.7
17 Anaheim Ducks* 29.2 82 42 33 7 91 .555 238 235 0.09 0.00 5.89 73 309 23.62 78 385 79.74 6 8 2481 9.6 2499 .906 100.3
18 Buffalo Sabres 28.1 82 41 32 9 91 .555 242 229 0.18 -0.02 5.90 75 358 20.95 61 336 81.85 7 5 2505 9.7 2575 .911 100.8
19 Minnesota Wild 27.7 82 40 33 9 89 .543 214 197 0.22 -0.02 5.11 66 328 20.12 36 291 87.63 9 6 2257 9.5 2518 .922 101.4
20 Nashville Predators 27.6 82 40 34 8 88 .537 207 228 -0.19 0.06 5.44 50 318 15.72 59 338 82.54 9 8 2375 8.7 2411 .905 99.5
21 Edmonton Oilers 28.8 82 38 35 9 85 .518 228 244 -0.16 0.01 5.88 60 354 16.95 76 338 77.51 3 8 2303 9.9 2668 .909 100.9
22 Dallas Stars 28.5 82 36 35 11 83 .506 224 251 -0.30 0.03 5.94 54 351 15.38 70 327 78.59 2 4 2369 9.5 2303 .891 99.0
23 Ottawa Senators 27.9 82 36 35 11 83 .506 213 231 -0.23 0.01 5.54 66 339 19.47 64 346 81.50 8 5 2405 8.9 2336 .901 99.3
24 Toronto Maple Leafs 28.0 82 34 35 13 81 .494 244 286 -0.49 0.03 6.62 62 330 18.79 78 308 74.68 6 7 2603 9.4 2480 .885 98.4
25 Los Angeles Kings 25.5 82 34 37 11 79 .482 202 226 -0.29 0.04 5.38 69 360 19.17 62 361 82.83 4 8 2383 8.5 2301 .902 99.0
26 Phoenix Coyotes 26.6 82 36 39 7 79 .482 205 249 -0.50 0.04 5.61 50 341 14.66 68 293 76.79 5 4 2302 8.9 2591 .904 99.4
27 Atlanta Thrashers 27.9 82 35 41 6 76 .463 250 279 -0.30 -0.02 6.55 69 357 19.33 88 366 75.96 13 10 2306 10.8 2683 .896 100.6
28 Colorado Avalanche 28.6 82 32 45 5 69 .421 190 253 -0.66 0.05 5.56 50 318 15.72 64 318 79.87 4 8 2359 8.1 2376 .894 98.0
29 Tampa Bay Lightning 27.4 82 24 40 18 66 .402 207 269 -0.81 0.03 5.96 61 343 17.78 89 405 78.02 4 9 2337 8.9 2701 .900 99.2
30 New York Islanders 27.7 82 26 47 9 61 .372 198 274 -0.91 0.05 5.85 54 320 16.88 73 361 79.78 12 5 2372 8.3 2751 .900 98.8
League Average 27.9 82 41 32 9 91 .557 239 239 0.00 0.00 5.83 65 341 18.95 65 341 81.05 8 8 2656 8.8 2656 .906

Advanced Team Statistics

Rk Team CF CA CF% FF FA FF% oZS% dZS% HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 Detroit Red Wings* 5096 3752 57.6 3975 3023 56.8 55.0 45.0 1457 729 2593 2120 55.0
2 San Jose Sharks* 4892 4011 54.9 3731 3043 55.1 55.5 44.5 2042 968 2473 2123 53.8
3 Chicago Blackhawks* 4531 3885 53.8 3542 3041 53.8 55.7 44.3 1518 844 2193 2367 48.1
4 Calgary Flames* 4756 4105 53.7 3651 3327 52.3 56.0 44.0 1531 778 2424 2291 51.4
5 New York Rangers* 4889 4340 53.0 3706 3383 52.3 56.7 43.3 2312 957 2312 2235 50.8
6 New Jersey Devils* 4689 4171 52.9 3625 3201 53.1 52.3 47.7 1448 970 2359 2242 51.3
7 Washington Capitals* 4974 4436 52.9 3803 3325 53.4 53.5 46.5 1662 1111 2467 2308 51.7
8 Carolina Hurricanes* 5007 4629 52.0 3756 3435 52.2 54.3 45.7 1716 1194 2433 2309 51.3
9 Los Angeles Kings 4587 4375 51.2 3494 3335 51.2 52.6 47.4 2128 1040 2370 2189 52.0
10 Columbus Blue Jackets* 4229 4129 50.6 3227 3107 50.9 51.6 48.4 1919 1022 2397 2283 51.2
11 Dallas Stars 4332 4242 50.5 3382 3260 50.9 52.7 47.3 2076 982 2119 2314 47.8
12 Toronto Maple Leafs 4848 4790 50.3 3637 3551 50.6 54.5 45.5 1736 1239 2358 2346 50.1
13 Anaheim Ducks* 4334 4279 50.3 3464 3478 49.9 52.2 47.8 1758 801 2299 2316 49.8
14 Boston Bruins* 4408 4363 50.3 3360 3313 50.4 50.5 49.5 1792 1050 2360 2266 51.0
15 Vancouver Canucks* 4266 4286 49.9 3228 3300 49.4 50.1 49.9 1292 986 2410 2252 51.7
16 Ottawa Senators 4324 4357 49.8 3259 3210 50.4 51.7 48.3 1923 1147 2357 2191 51.8
17 Nashville Predators 4273 4352 49.5 3288 3317 49.8 48.8 51.2 1671 1035 2556 2340 52.2
18 Buffalo Sabres 4423 4607 49.0 3379 3524 48.9 50.8 49.2 1458 1083 2239 2484 47.4
19 Montreal Canadiens* 4646 4914 48.6 3391 3598 48.5 49.5 50.5 1974 1316 2467 2382 50.9
20 St. Louis Blues* 4151 4478 48.1 3235 3350 49.1 49.3 50.7 1611 1128 2291 2378 49.1
21 Minnesota Wild 4147 4500 48.0 3165 3467 47.7 46.2 53.8 1468 1033 2223 2360 48.5
22 Pittsburgh Penguins* 4357 4722 48.0 3301 3442 49.0 52.1 47.9 1939 1280 2310 2395 49.1
23 Philadelphia Flyers* 4498 4948 47.6 3357 3705 47.5 46.9 53.1 1712 1243 2379 2543 48.3
24 Colorado Avalanche 4184 4708 47.1 3187 3391 48.4 50.6 49.4 1462 1317 2199 2401 47.8
25 Edmonton Oilers 4229 4769 47.0 3214 3695 46.5 50.3 49.7 1393 1074 2281 2481 47.9
26 Florida Panthers 4395 4987 46.8 3318 3882 46.1 48.2 51.8 1562 1105 2291 2492 47.9
27 Tampa Bay Lightning 4132 4747 46.5 3185 3643 46.6 48.6 51.4 1854 1104 2333 2318 50.2
28 Phoenix Coyotes 4150 4808 46.3 3148 3621 46.5 50.5 49.5 1793 1187 2066 2531 44.9
29 Atlanta Thrashers 4069 4722 46.3 3155 3600 46.7 45.6 54.4 1380 1122 2487 2375 51.2
30 New York Islanders 4416 5214 45.9 3227 3823 45.8 47.5 52.5 1828 1391 2180 2594 45.7

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