2008-09 Boston Bruins Roster and Statistics

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Record: 53-19-10 (116 points), Finished 1st in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)

Coach: Claude Julien (53-19-10)

Goals For: 274 (2nd of 30), Goals Against: 196 (1st of 30)
SRS: 0.89 (1st of 30), SOS: -0.06 (30th of 30)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Semi-Finals (4-3) versus Carolina Hurricanes
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Montreal Canadiens

Game Results

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Team Statistics

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
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 2482 10.9 2520 .927 102.9
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 2477 9.6 2469 .908

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
11 P.J. Axelsson LW 33 6-1 188 L/- 10 February 26, 1975 6 G, 24 A, 30 P
37 Patrice Bergeron C 23 6-2 194 R/- 4 July 24, 1985 8 G, 31 A, 39 P
61 Byron Bitz RW 24 6-5 215 R/- R July 21, 1984 4 G, 3 A, 7 P
55 Johnny Boychuk D 25 6-2 225 R/- 1 January 19, 1984 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
33 Zdeno Chara (C) D 31 6-9 255 L/- 10 March 18, 1977 19 G, 31 A, 50 P
21 Andrew Ference D 29 5-11 184 L/- 8 March 17, 1979 1 G, 15 A, 16 P
35 Manny Fernandez G 34 6-0 207 -/L 12 August 27, 1974 16-8-3, 2.59 GAA
34 Shane Hnidy D 33 6-2 204 R/- 7 November 8, 1975 3 G, 9 A, 12 P
48 Matt Hunwick D 23 5-11 190 L/- 1 May 21, 1985 6 G, 21 A, 27 P
43 Martins Karsums RW 22 5-10 198 R/- R February 26, 1986 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
81 Phil Kessel RW 21 6-0 202 R/- 2 October 2, 1987 36 G, 24 A, 60 P
12 Chuck Kobasew RW 26 6-0 192 R/- 5 April 17, 1982 21 G, 21 A, 42 P
46 David Krejci C 22 6-0 188 R/- 2 April 28, 1986 22 G, 51 A, 73 P
49 Matt Lashoff D 22 6-2 204 L/- 2 September 29, 1986 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
68 Mikko Lehtonen RW 21 6-3 196 R/- R April 1, 1987 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17 Milan Lucic LW 20 6-3 235 L/- 1 June 7, 1988 17 G, 25 A, 42 P
23 Steve Montador D 29 6-0 210 R/- 6 December 21, 1979 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
29 Petteri Nokelainen C 23 6-1 202 R/- 2 January 16, 1986 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
40 Tuukka Rask G 21 6-2 185 L/L 1 March 10, 1987 1-0-0, 0.00 GAA
28 Mark Recchi RW 40 5-10 195 L/- 19 February 1, 1968 10 G, 6 A, 16 P
73 Michael Ryder RW 28 6-1 200 R/- 4 March 31, 1980 27 G, 26 A, 53 P
91 Marc Savard C 31 5-10 191 L/- 10 July 17, 1977 25 G, 63 A, 88 P
60 Vladimir Sobotka C 21 5-10 197 L/- 1 July 2, 1987 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
47 Martin St. Pierre C 25 5-9 187 L/- 3 August 11, 1983 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
45 Mark Stuart D 24 6-2 213 L/- 3 April 27, 1984 5 G, 12 A, 17 P
16 Marco Sturm LW 30 6-0 196 L/- 10 September 8, 1978 7 G, 6 A, 13 P
30 Tim Thomas G 34 5-11 201 -/L 4 April 15, 1974 36-11-7, 2.10 GAA
22 Shawn Thornton LW 31 6-2 217 R/- 5 July 23, 1977 6 G, 5 A, 11 P
44 Aaron Ward D 36 6-2 209 R/- 13 January 17, 1973 3 G, 7 A, 10 P
26-42 Blake Wheeler RW 22 6-5 205 R/- R August 31, 1986 21 G, 24 A, 45 P
6 Dennis Wideman D 25 6-0 200 R/- 3 March 20, 1983 13 G, 37 A, 50 P
18 Stephane Yelle C 34 6-2 182 L/- 12 May 9, 1974 7 G, 11 A, 18 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS BLK HIT FOwin FOloss FO%
1 Marc Savard C 31 82 25 63 88 25 70 16 9 0 5 40 21 2 213 11.7 1602 19:32 7.3 2.5 9.8 19 24 635 641 49.8
2 David Krejci C 22 82 22 51 73 37 26 15 5 2 6 35 14 2 146 15.1 1382 16:52 6.0 2.8 8.8 46 74 526 517 50.4
3 Phil Kessel RW 21 70 36 24 60 23 16 28 8 0 6 17 7 0 232 15.5 1159 16:34 6.8 2.0 8.8 16 6 42 45 48.3
4 Michael Ryder RW 28 74 27 26 53 28 26 17 10 0 7 19 7 0 185 14.6 1104 14:55 5.2 2.2 7.4 19 103 7 8 46.7
5 Zdeno Chara D 31 80 19 31 50 23 95 8 11 0 3 12 17 2 216 8.8 2085 26:04 4.8 5.7 10.5 121 166 1 3 25.0
6 Dennis Wideman D 25 79 13 37 50 32 34 6 6 1 2 18 19 0 169 7.7 1947 24:39 4.3 6.1 10.5 127 66 0 0
7 Blake Wheeler RW 22 81 21 24 45 36 46 16 3 2 3 21 2 1 150 14.0 1109 13:41 3.7 2.5 6.2 26 47 13 21 38.2
8 Chuck Kobasew RW 26 68 21 21 42 5 56 15 6 0 3 18 3 0 129 16.3 999 14:41 3.8 1.2 4.9 27 100 5 20 20.0
9 Milan Lucic LW 20 72 17 25 42 17 136 15 2 0 3 19 6 0 97 17.5 1076 14:57 3.1 1.7 4.8 32 259 5 4 55.6
10 Patrice Bergeron C 23 64 8 31 39 2 16 6 1 1 1 16 13 2 155 5.2 1151 17:59 1.6 1.2 2.8 42 57 549 456 54.6
11 P.J. Axelsson LW 33 75 6 24 30 -1 16 4 2 0 0 15 9 0 87 6.9 1217 16:14 0.3 1.1 1.4 31 55 16 30 34.8
12 Matt Hunwick D 23 53 6 21 27 15 31 6 0 0 1 13 8 0 58 10.3 900 16:59 2.4 2.9 5.3 50 45 0 0
13 Stephane Yelle C 34 77 7 11 18 6 32 6 1 0 2 9 0 2 72 9.7 1022 13:16 -0.3 1.2 0.9 56 105 408 372 52.3
14 Mark Stuart D 24 82 5 12 17 20 76 5 0 0 1 11 1 0 61 8.2 1264 15:25 0.8 3.9 4.7 103 91 0 0
15 Mark Recchi RW 40 18 10 6 16 -3 2 6 4 0 2 3 3 0 32 31.3 295 16:22 1.9 0.2 2.0 3 26 2 0 100.0
16 Andrew Ference D 29 47 1 15 16 7 40 0 1 0 0 9 6 0 72 1.4 1012 21:32 0.6 2.4 3.0 72 60 0 0
17 Marco Sturm LW 30 19 7 6 13 9 8 3 4 0 0 5 1 0 45 15.6 304 16:01 1.2 0.6 1.9 3 12 2 1 66.7
18 Shane Hnidy D 33 65 3 9 12 6 45 2 1 0 1 9 0 0 49 6.1 1016 15:38 0.4 2.3 2.7 75 46 0 0
19 Shawn Thornton LW 31 79 6 5 11 -2 123 6 0 0 2 5 0 0 136 4.4 793 10:02 -0.5 0.7 0.2 7 113 1 4 20.0
20 Aaron Ward D 36 65 3 7 10 16 44 2 0 1 0 6 1 0 53 5.7 1236 19:01 -0.1 3.6 3.5 120 148 0 0
21 Byron Bitz RW 24 35 4 3 7 0 18 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 31 12.9 363 10:22 0.1 0.3 0.5 15 71 21 29 42.0
22 Vladimir Sobotka C 21 25 1 4 5 -10 10 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 19 5.3 264 10:33 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 7 48 30 22 57.7
23 Martin St. Pierre C 25 14 2 2 4 -1 4 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 15 13.3 160 11:24 0.2 0.1 0.3 6 8 43 58 42.6
24 Petteri Nokelainen C 23 33 0 3 3 -1 10 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 30 0.0 319 9:40 -0.6 0.3 -0.3 10 30 54 33 62.1
25 Martins Karsums RW 22 6 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0.0 58 9:45 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 1 11 0 1 0.0
26 Matt Lashoff D 22 16 0 1 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0.0 210 13:07 -0.1 0.5 0.3 6 7 0 0
27 Steve Montador D 29 13 0 1 1 3 18 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 0.0 207 15:55 -0.1 0.6 0.5 9 11 0 1 0.0
28 Tim Thomas G 34 54 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3259 60:21 0.0 0.0 14.7 0 0 0 0
29 Johnny Boychuk D 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 14:48 0.0 0.0 0.0 1 3 0 0
30 Manny Fernandez G 34 28 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1644 58:43 0.0 0.0 4.9 0 0 0 0
31 Mikko Lehtonen RW 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 16 16:14 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
32 Tuukka Rask G 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 59:58 0.0 0.0 0.6 0
Team Total 82 270 465 735 290 1016 188 74 8 49 313 140 11 2482 10.9 52.4 48.4 121.0 1050 1792 2360 2266 51.0

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Tim Thomas G 34 54 53 36 11 7 114 1694 1580 .933 2.10 5 3259 39 .736 3 74 41.02 14.7
2 Manny Fernandez G 34 28 27 16 8 3 71 791 720 .910 2.59 1 1644 15 .556 4 98 1.38 4.9
3 Tuukka Rask G 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 35 35 1.000 0.00 1 60 1 1.000 0 0.6
Team Total 82 53 19 10 185 2520 2335 .927 2.24 7 4963 20.1

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Marc Savard C 31 11 6 7 13 2 4 3 3 0 2 17 35.3 216 19:36
2 Michael Ryder RW 28 11 5 8 13 4 8 4 1 0 1 25 20.0 173 15:45
3 Phil Kessel RW 21 11 6 5 11 7 4 6 0 0 0 38 15.8 175 15:55
4 Milan Lucic LW 20 10 3 6 9 12 43 3 0 0 0 20 15.0 152 15:14
5 David Krejci C 22 11 2 6 8 6 2 2 0 0 1 26 7.7 190 17:18
6 Dennis Wideman D 25 11 0 7 7 3 4 0 0 0 0 28 0.0 272 24:42
7 Chuck Kobasew RW 26 11 3 3 6 3 14 3 0 0 1 23 13.0 178 16:09
8 Mark Recchi RW 40 11 3 3 6 0 2 2 1 0 1 19 15.8 186 16:57
9 Patrice Bergeron C 23 11 0 5 5 3 11 0 0 0 0 22 0.0 197 17:56
10 Zdeno Chara D 31 11 1 3 4 1 12 0 1 0 1 28 3.6 277 25:11
11 Steve Montador D 29 11 1 2 3 5 18 1 0 0 0 15 6.7 215 19:33
12 Byron Bitz RW 24 5 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 4 25.0 57 11:27
13 Shane Hnidy D 33 7 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 99 14:06
14 Shawn Thornton LW 31 10 1 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 0 14 7.1 91 9:07
15 Aaron Ward D 36 11 1 0 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 216 19:41
16 P.J. Axelsson LW 33 11 0 1 1 -6 2 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 154 14:03
17 Mark Stuart D 24 11 0 1 1 5 7 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 197 17:57
18 Tim Thomas G 34 11 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 680 61:48
19 Stephane Yelle C 34 11 0 1 1 -4 2 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 137 12:30
20 Andrew Ference D 29 3 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 47 15:30
21 Matt Hunwick D 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 16 15:59
22 Blake Wheeler RW 22 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 97 12:08
Team Total 11 34 60 94 45 147 28 6 0 7 329 10.3

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Tim Thomas G 34 11 11 7 4 0 21 323 302 .935 1.85 1 680 10 .909 0 77 6.43
Team Total 11 7 4 0 21 323 302 .935 1.85 1 680

Skater Advanced Statistics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Rk Player Age Tm Pos GP CF CA CF% CF% rel C/60 Crel/60 FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS% TOI/60 TOI(EV) TK GV SAtt. Thru%
1 P.J. Axelsson 33 BOS LW 75 720 793 47.6 -3.0 0.0 0.0 544 609 47.2 -3.3 8.1 93.3 101.5 46.0 54.0 41 20 161 53.4
2 Patrice Bergeron 23 BOS C 64 640 693 48.0 -4.0 0.0 0.0 490 523 48.4 -3.2 9.1 92.7 101.9 44.1 55.9 35 15 242 63.2
3 Byron Bitz 24 BOS RW 35 266 263 50.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0 207 180 53.5 3.3 4.7 94.9 99.6 51.7 48.3 4 4 45 68.9
4 Johnny Boychuk 25 BOS D 1 9 13 40.9 0.0 0.0 8 10 44.4 0.0 100.0 100.0 28.6 71.4 1 0 1 0.0
5 Zdeno Chara 31 BOS D 80 1391 1290 51.9 2.0 0.0 0.0 1056 1003 51.3 2.1 10.1 92.8 102.9 46.9 53.1 28 54 425 50.4
6 Andrew Ference 29 BOS D 47 717 727 49.7 -1.2 0.0 0.0 545 537 50.4 -0.2 7.5 94.1 101.6 48.4 51.6 14 15 148 48.6
7 Shane Hnidy 33 BOS D 65 752 767 49.5 -1.8 0.0 0.0 555 588 48.6 -2.6 9.5 92.8 102.3 52.3 47.7 8 25 119 41.2
8 Matt Hunwick 23 BOS D 53 650 698 48.2 -1.9 0.0 0.0 499 551 47.5 -2.8 11.4 93.7 105.1 52.3 47.7 10 8 111 50.5
9 Phil Kessel 21 BOS RW 70 999 887 53.0 3.5 0.0 0.0 728 699 51.0 2.1 10.5 94.4 104.8 52.1 47.9 42 33 396 57.6
10 Chuck Kobasew 26 BOS RW 68 668 784 46.0 -5.5 0.0 0.0 512 596 46.2 -4.9 10.5 92.8 103.3 45.3 54.7 18 13 203 63.1
11 David Krejci 22 BOS C 82 965 896 51.9 1.6 0.0 0.0 737 664 52.6 2.8 11.1 94.7 105.8 49.6 50.4 37 23 216 67.6
12 Mikko Lehtonen 21 BOS RW 1 10 11 47.6 0.0 0.0 7 5 58.3 0.0 100.0 100.0 57.1 42.9 0 0 1 100.0
13 Milan Lucic 20 BOS LW 72 928 867 51.7 1.9 0.0 0.0 679 668 50.4 0.6 9.7 94.2 103.8 52.2 47.8 33 21 172 55.2
14 Michael Ryder 28 BOS RW 74 840 753 52.7 2.6 0.0 0.0 630 566 52.7 2.8 12.6 93.8 106.4 51.4 48.6 20 12 310 59.0
15 Marc Savard 31 BOS C 82 1209 1109 52.2 2.9 0.0 0.0 894 859 51.0 1.9 11.1 93.3 104.3 46.9 53.1 54 52 346 61.3
16 Vladimir Sobotka 21 BOS C 25 208 194 51.7 -2.1 0.0 0.0 155 144 51.8 1.1 7.5 84.2 91.8 61.7 38.3 8 0 40 47.5
17 Martin St. Pierre 25 BOS C 14 109 109 50.0 -0.6 0.0 0.0 83 83 50.0 0.5 7.1 90.2 97.3 54.2 45.8 6 2 26 57.7
18 Mark Stuart 24 BOS D 82 961 987 49.3 -1.8 0.0 0.0 724 733 49.7 -1.1 9.3 94.4 103.7 50.9 49.1 6 16 164 37.2
19 Marco Sturm 30 BOS LW 19 170 170 50.0 -3.2 0.0 0.0 136 131 50.9 0.1 11.5 96.7 108.2 46.4 53.6 5 3 64 68.8
20 Shawn Thornton 31 BOS LW 79 625 575 52.1 0.7 0.0 0.0 493 431 53.4 3.1 6.4 92.7 99.1 52.2 47.8 24 6 210 63.8
21 Aaron Ward 36 BOS D 65 913 947 49.1 -1.9 0.0 0.0 698 699 50.0 0.2 8.8 93.7 102.5 44.1 55.9 5 22 123 42.3
22 Blake Wheeler 22 BOS RW 81 905 843 51.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 694 641 52.0 1.4 11.4 94.6 106.1 53.5 46.5 36 26 233 63.9
23 Dennis Wideman 25 BOS D 79 1357 1279 51.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 1017 973 51.1 0.7 10.7 93.5 104.1 49.4 50.6 23 62 399 42.1
24 Stephane Yelle 34 BOS C 77 596 672 47.0 -5.1 0.0 0.0 466 497 48.4 -3.0 7.1 95.0 102.1 44.3 55.7 17 13 111 64.9

Skater Advanced Statistics (Playoffs)

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Rk Player Age Tm Pos GP CF CA CF% CF% rel C/60 Crel/60 FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS% TOI/60 TOI(EV) TK GV SAtt. Thru%
1 P.J. Axelsson 33 BOS LW 11 111 131 45.9 -6.3 0.0 0.0 85 103 45.2 -8.5 5.4 87.5 92.9 51.2 48.8 5 0 16 56.3
2 Patrice Bergeron 23 BOS C 11 113 134 45.7 -7.2 0.0 0.0 84 101 45.4 -8.8 11.3 94.3 105.6 38.0 62.0 6 3 35 62.9
3 Byron Bitz 24 BOS RW 5 53 34 60.9 8.0 0.0 0.0 38 20 65.5 11.3 11.5 78.6 90.1 40.7 59.3 1 0 8 50.0
4 Zdeno Chara 31 BOS D 11 162 197 45.1 -7.6 0.0 0.0 129 149 46.4 -6.9 12.9 91.3 104.2 39.9 60.1 3 7 56 50.0
5 Andrew Ference 29 BOS D 3 29 36 44.6 -5.4 0.0 0.0 22 27 44.9 -10.3 6.7 100.0 106.7 59.1 40.9 0 0 7 42.9
6 Shane Hnidy 33 BOS D 7 77 96 44.5 -11.7 0.0 0.0 56 77 42.1 -14.0 6.8 92.7 99.5 56.5 43.5 0 5 13 46.2
7 Matt Hunwick 23 BOS D 1 13 17 43.3 -12.0 0.0 0.0 11 13 45.8 -12.9 9.1 90.0 99.1 53.3 46.7 0 0 3 66.7
8 Phil Kessel 21 BOS RW 11 150 153 49.5 -1.7 0.0 0.0 112 117 48.9 -4.6 15.2 93.5 108.7 58.4 41.6 3 4 72 52.8
9 Chuck Kobasew 26 BOS RW 11 105 139 43.0 -10.7 0.0 0.0 77 102 43.0 -11.8 10.2 95.9 106.1 39.6 60.4 2 1 29 79.3
10 David Krejci 22 BOS C 11 153 123 55.4 8.1 0.0 0.0 111 94 54.1 4.5 13.4 93.2 106.7 49.3 50.7 8 2 38 68.4
11 Milan Lucic 20 BOS LW 10 142 129 52.4 2.8 0.0 0.0 105 100 51.2 -1.4 17.7 97.1 114.8 53.2 46.8 5 0 26 76.9
12 Steve Montador 29 BOS D 11 179 144 55.4 8.6 0.0 0.0 129 108 54.4 5.1 10.6 93.2 103.8 52.6 47.4 1 7 28 53.6
13 Mark Recchi 40 BOS RW 11 103 127 44.8 -8.3 0.0 0.0 75 90 45.5 -8.4 7.3 95.3 102.6 45.3 54.7 4 0 24 79.2
14 Michael Ryder 28 BOS RW 11 139 107 56.5 8.8 0.0 0.0 105 85 55.3 6.1 12.8 92.4 105.2 56.3 43.8 5 1 39 64.1
15 Marc Savard 31 BOS C 11 151 151 50.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 118 120 49.6 -1.6 12.0 91.4 103.4 47.8 52.2 6 9 38 44.7
16 Mark Stuart 24 BOS D 11 158 170 48.2 -2.2 0.0 0.0 120 130 48.0 -3.8 8.6 96.5 105.1 51.7 48.3 1 5 27 25.9
17 Shawn Thornton 31 BOS LW 10 73 80 47.7 -2.8 0.0 0.0 56 59 48.7 -4.2 5.0 95.5 100.5 54.5 45.5 1 4 21 66.7
18 Aaron Ward 36 BOS D 11 136 182 42.8 -10.7 0.0 0.0 105 134 43.9 -10.4 14.7 92.8 107.5 36.4 63.6 1 4 18 33.3
19 Blake Wheeler 22 BOS RW 8 72 84 46.2 -1.7 0.0 0.0 53 69 43.4 -6.6 4.7 96.2 100.9 55.1 44.9 2 0 16 25.0
20 Dennis Wideman 25 BOS D 11 211 170 55.4 7.3 0.0 0.0 152 134 53.1 2.0 9.8 93.8 103.6 54.0 46.0 6 4 67 41.8
21 Stephane Yelle 34 BOS C 11 79 106 42.7 -9.7 0.0 0.0 60 80 42.9 -11.6 0.0 93.0 93.0 39.2 60.8 1 0 18 72.2