1998 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Detroit Red Wings

Conn Smythe Trophy: Steve Yzerman (6 G, 18 A, 24 P)

Goals Leader: Sergei Fedorov (10)
Assists Leader: Steve Yzerman (18)
Points Leader: Steve Yzerman (24)

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 OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Detroit Red Wings 22 16 6 0 2 1 .727 75 49 26
2 Washington Capitals 21 12 9 0 5 2 .571 53 44 9
3 Buffalo Sabres 15 10 5 0 3 3 .667 46 32 14
4 Dallas Stars 17 10 7 0 3 1 .588 36 32 4
5 St. Louis Blues 10 6 4 0 0 1 .600 29 31 -2
6 Ottawa Senators 11 5 6 0 2 0 .455 20 30 -10
7 Edmonton Oilers 12 5 7 0 0 2 .417 24 25 -1
8 Montreal Canadiens 10 4 6 0 1 2 .400 28 32 -4
9 Colorado Avalanche 7 3 4 0 1 0 .429 16 19 -3
10 San Jose Sharks 6 2 4 0 1 1 .333 12 16 -4
11 Boston Bruins 6 2 4 0 1 2 .333 13 15 -2
12 Phoenix Coyotes 6 2 4 0 0 0 .333 18 24 -6
13 Pittsburgh Penguins 6 2 4 0 0 1 .333 15 18 -3
14 New Jersey Devils 6 2 4 0 0 2 .333 12 13 -1
15 Philadelphia Flyers 5 1 4 0 0 1 .200 9 18 -9
16 Los Angeles Kings 4 0 4 0 0 0 .000 8 16 -8
League Average 10.3 5.1 5.1 0.0 1.4 1.4 .500 25.9 25.9 0

Overtime Goals

Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1998-04-22 NJD Gardiner, Bruce OTT 2-1 NJD 1 5:58
1998-04-23 PIT Brunet, Benoit MTL 3-2 PIT 1 18:43
1998-04-24 WSH Van Impe, Darren BOS 4-3 WSH 2 20:54
1998-04-26 BOS Juneau, Joe WSH 3-2 BOS 2 26:31
1998-04-26 EDM Sakic, Joe COL 5-4 EDM 1 15:25
1998-04-26 OTT Yashin, Alexei OTT 2-1 NJD 1 2:47
1998-04-28 SJS Zyuzin, Andrei SJS 1-0 DAL 1 6:31
1998-05-01 PHI Grosek, Michal BUF 3-2 PHI 1 5:40
1998-05-02 SJS Keane, Mike DAL 3-2 SJS 1 3:43
1998-05-03 BOS Bellows, Brian WSH 3-2 BOS 1 15:24
1998-05-08 BUF Sanderson, Geoff BUF 3-2 MTL 1 2:37
1998-05-11 EDM Hogue, Benoit DAL 1-0 EDM 1 13:07
1998-05-12 MTL Peca, Michael BUF 5-4 MTL 2 21:24
1998-05-12 STL Shanahan, Brendan DET 3-2 STL 2 31:12
1998-05-25 WSH Krygier, Todd WSH 3-2 BUF 1 3:01
1998-05-28 BUF Bondra, Peter WSH 4-3 BUF 1 9:37
1998-06-03 DAL Langenbrunner, Jamie DAL 3-2 DET 1 0:46
1998-06-04 BUF Juneau, Joe WSH 3-2 BUF 1 6:24
1998-06-11 DET Draper, Kris DET 5-4 WSH 1 15:24

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

Playoff Leaders