1987-88 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 37-32-11 (85 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ted Sator (37-32-11)

Goals For: 283 (14th of 21), Goals Against: 305 (12th of 21)
SRS: -0.22 (14th of 21), SOS: 0.06 (8th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Boston Bruins

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Buffalo Sabres 80 37 32 11 85 .531 283 305 -0.22 0.06 7.35 80 464 17.24 96 439 78.13 8 13
League Average 80 35 36 9 79 .496 296 299 -0.03 0.00 7.44 89 439 20.24 89 438 79.60 13 13

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
37 Shawn Anderson D 19 6-1 200 L/- 1 February 7, 1968 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
14 Mikael Andersson LW 21 5-11 181 L/- 2 May 10, 1966 3 G, 20 A, 23 P
25 Dave Andreychuk LW 24 6-4 220 R/- 5 September 29, 1963 30 G, 48 A, 78 P
9 Scott Arniel LW 25 6-1 188 L/- 6 September 17, 1962 17 G, 23 A, 40 P
30 Tom Barrasso G 22 6-3 210 -/R 4 March 31, 1965 25-18-8, 3.31 GAA
1 Jacques Cloutier G 28 5-7 168 -/L 5 January 3, 1960 4-8-2, 4.72 GAA
38 Adam Creighton C 22 6-5 220 L/- 4 June 2, 1965 10 G, 17 A, 27 P
8-18 Paul Cyr LW 24 5-10 180 L/- 5 October 31, 1963 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
16 Mike Donnelly LW 24 5-11 185 L/- 1 October 10, 1963 6 G, 8 A, 14 P
29 Richie Dunn D 30 6-0 200 L/- 10 May 12, 1957 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
4 Steve Dykstra D 25 6-2 190 L/- 2 December 1, 1962 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
17 Mike Foligno RW 29 6-2 195 R/- 8 January 29, 1959 29 G, 28 A, 57 P
33 Jody Gage RW 28 6-0 190 R/- 4 November 29, 1959 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
90 Clark Gillies LW 33 6-3 215 L/- 13 April 7, 1954 5 G, 2 A, 7 P
18 Bob Halkidis D 21 5-11 205 L/- 2 March 5, 1966 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
20 Mike Hartman LW 20 6-0 190 L/- 1 February 7, 1967 3 G, 1 A, 4 P
33 Benoit Hogue C 21 5-10 194 L/- R October 28, 1966 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
24 Ed Hospodar D 28 6-2 210 R/- 8 February 9, 1959 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
6 Phil Housley D 23 5-10 185 L/- 5 March 9, 1964 29 G, 37 A, 66 P
8 Jim Jackson LW 27 5-9 190 R/- 3 February 1, 1960 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
3 Calle Johansson D 20 5-11 203 L/- R February 14, 1967 4 G, 38 A, 42 P
4-40 Uwe Krupp D 22 6-6 235 R/- 1 June 24, 1965 2 G, 9 A, 11 P
26 Robert Logan RW 23 6-0 190 L/- 1 February 22, 1964 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
36 Jan Ludvig RW 26 5-10 190 R/- 5 September 17, 1961 1 G, 6 A, 7 P
19 Kevin Maguire RW 25 6-2 200 R/- 1 January 5, 1963 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
32 Don McSween D 23 5-11 197 L/- R June 9, 1964 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
32 Scott Metcalfe LW 21 6-0 195 L/- R January 6, 1967 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
65 Mark Napier RW 31 5-10 182 L/- 9 January 28, 1957 10 G, 8 A, 18 P
28 Jeff Parker C 23 6-3 194 R/- 1 September 7, 1964 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
12 Ken Priestlay C 20 5-10 190 L/- 1 August 24, 1967 5 G, 12 A, 17 P
31 Daren Puppa G 22 6-4 205 -/R 2 March 23, 1965 8-6-1, 4.19 GAA
5 Mike Ramsey D 27 6-3 195 L/- 8 December 3, 1960 5 G, 16 A, 21 P
27 Joe Reekie D 22 6-3 220 L/- 2 February 22, 1965 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
22 Lindy Ruff D 27 6-2 201 L/- 8 February 17, 1960 2 G, 23 A, 25 P
21 Christian Ruuttu C 23 5-11 194 L/- 1 February 20, 1964 26 G, 45 A, 71 P
23 Ray Sheppard RW 21 6-1 195 R/- R May 27, 1966 38 G, 27 A, 65 P
15 Doug Smith C 24 5-11 186 R/- 6 May 17, 1963 9 G, 19 A, 28 P
7 John Tucker C 23 6-0 200 R/- 4 September 29, 1964 19 G, 19 A, 38 P
77 Pierre Turgeon C 18 6-1 199 L/- R August 28, 1969 14 G, 28 A, 42 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Dave Andreychuk LW 24 80 30 48 78 30 1 112 15 15 0 5 34 14 0 253 11.9 0 0:00 5.0 1.0 5.9
2 Christian Ruuttu C 23 73 26 45 71 27 -3 85 17 8 1 4 26 18 1 185 14.1 0 0:00 4.4 0.8 5.2
3 Phil Housley D 23 74 29 37 66 26 -17 96 23 6 0 1 15 22 0 231 12.6 0 0:00 5.5 2.5 8.0
4 Ray Sheppard RW 21 74 38 27 65 28 -6 14 23 15 0 5 19 8 0 173 22.0 0 0:00 4.8 0.7 5.5
5 Mike Foligno RW 29 74 29 28 57 24 -11 220 19 10 0 7 18 10 0 159 18.2 0 0:00 3.6 0.6 4.1
6 Pierre Turgeon C 18 76 14 28 42 15 -8 34 6 8 0 3 19 9 0 101 13.9 0 0:00 1.3 0.7 1.9
7 Calle Johansson D 20 71 4 38 42 13 12 37 2 2 0 0 19 18 1 93 4.3 0 0:00 1.9 4.0 5.9
8 Scott Arniel LW 25 73 17 23 40 16 8 61 14 0 3 2 21 1 1 111 15.3 0 0:00 1.4 1.1 2.5
9 John Tucker C 23 45 19 19 38 16 4 20 13 6 0 0 11 8 0 93 20.4 0 0:00 2.5 0.6 3.2
10 Doug Smith C 24 70 9 19 28 10 -10 117 8 1 0 0 12 6 1 136 6.6 0 0:00 0.1 0.6 0.6
11 Adam Creighton C 22 36 10 17 27 10 7 87 6 4 0 1 15 2 0 61 16.4 0 0:00 1.4 0.6 2.0
12 Lindy Ruff D 27 77 2 23 25 7 -9 179 2 0 0 0 16 5 2 106 1.9 0 0:00 0.4 3.1 3.5
13 Mikael Andersson LW 21 37 3 20 23 7 7 10 2 0 1 1 17 1 2 34 8.8 0 0:00 0.5 0.6 1.2
14 Mike Ramsey D 27 63 5 16 21 7 6 77 4 1 0 0 8 8 0 94 5.3 0 0:00 0.6 3.3 3.9
15 Mark Napier RW 31 47 10 8 18 8 -3 8 9 0 1 2 8 0 0 81 12.3 0 0:00 0.3 0.5 0.8
16 Ken Priestlay C 20 33 5 12 17 6 -4 35 3 1 1 0 8 4 0 63 7.9 0 0:00 0.4 0.3 0.7
17 Mike Donnelly LW 24 40 6 8 14 6 -1 44 6 0 0 0 6 2 0 69 8.7 0 0:00 0.0 0.5 0.4
18 Uwe Krupp D 22 75 2 9 11 4 -1 151 2 0 0 0 6 2 1 84 2.4 0 0:00 -0.6 3.4 2.8
19 Kevin Maguire RW 25 46 4 6 10 4 -1 162 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 25 16.0 0 0:00 -0.7 0.5 -0.2
20 Clark Gillies LW 33 25 5 2 7 3 1 51 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 23 21.7 0 0:00 -0.1 0.3 0.3
21 Jan Ludvig RW 26 13 1 6 7 2 1 65 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 13 7.7 0 0:00 0.1 0.2 0.3
22 Robert Logan RW 23 16 3 2 5 2 1 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 15 20.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.2
23 Joe Reekie D 22 30 1 4 5 2 -3 68 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 23 4.3 0 0:00 -0.2 1.2 1.0
24 Mike Hartman LW 20 18 3 1 4 2 -3 90 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 24 12.5 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 0.0
25 Shawn Anderson D 19 23 1 2 3 1 -3 17 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 29 3.4 0 0:00 -0.2 0.9 0.7
26 Bob Halkidis D 21 30 0 3 3 1 6 115 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 26 0.0 0 0:00 -0.4 1.7 1.3
27 Richie Dunn D 30 12 2 0 2 1 -7 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 10.5 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.2
28 Jim Jackson LW 27 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 18.2 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.2
29 Paul Cyr LW 24 20 1 1 2 1 -2 38 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 20 5.0 0 0:00 -0.5 0.2 -0.4
30 Steve Dykstra D 25 27 1 1 2 1 0 91 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 9.1 0 0:00 -0.3 1.3 0.9
31 Benoit Hogue C 21 3 1 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.2
32 Jeff Parker C 23 4 0 2 2 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
33 Tom Barrasso G 22 54 0 1 1 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 11.0
34 Ed Hospodar D 28 42 0 1 1 0 -1 98 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 15 0.0 0 0:00 -0.8 1.9 1.1
35 Don McSween D 23 5 0 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.3 0.3
36 Scott Metcalfe LW 21 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
37 Daren Puppa G 22 17 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 2.2
38 Jacques Cloutier G 28 20 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 1.4
39 Jody Gage RW 28 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 283 461 744 -39 2263 195 80 8 37 2390 11.8 30.2 34.1 78.8

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Tom Barrasso G 22 54 25 18 8 173 1658 1485 .896 3.31 2 3133 87 26.23 11.0
2 Daren Puppa G 22 17 8 6 1 61 469 408 .870 4.19 0 874 108 -4.64 2.2
3 Jacques Cloutier G 28 20 4 8 2 67 450 383 .851 4.72 0 851 124 -12.93 1.4
Team Total 80 37 32 11 301 2577 2276 .883 3.72 2 4858 14.6

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 John Tucker C 23 6 7 3 10 5 -1 18 3 4 0 2 14 50.0
2 Pierre Turgeon C 18 6 4 3 7 3 -6 4 1 3 0 0 8 50.0
3 Christian Ruuttu C 23 6 2 5 7 2 -2 4 1 1 0 0 10 20.0
4 Dave Andreychuk LW 24 6 2 4 6 2 -2 0 1 1 0 0 15 13.3
5 Phil Housley D 23 6 2 4 6 2 -5 6 1 1 0 0 20 10.0
6 Mike Foligno RW 29 6 3 2 5 2 -1 31 3 0 0 0 13 23.1
7 Mark Napier RW 31 6 0 3 3 1 -3 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
8 Mike Ramsey D 27 6 0 3 3 1 -4 29 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
9 Ray Sheppard RW 21 6 1 1 2 1 -7 2 0 1 0 0 9 11.1
10 Lindy Ruff D 27 6 0 2 2 1 -1 23 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
11 Mikael Andersson LW 21 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 100.0
12 Scott Arniel LW 25 6 0 1 1 0 -6 5 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
13 Clark Gillies LW 33 5 0 1 1 0 -3 25 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
14 Calle Johansson D 20 6 0 1 1 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
15 Tom Barrasso G 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Bob Halkidis D 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0
17 Mike Hartman LW 20 6 0 0 0 0 -1 35 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
18 Uwe Krupp D 22 6 0 0 0 0 -5 15 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
19 Kevin Maguire RW 25 5 0 0 0 0 -1 50 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ken Priestlay C 20 6 0 0 0 0 -2 11 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
21 Daren Puppa G 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
22 Joe Reekie D 22 2 0 0 0 0 -3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
23 Doug Smith C 24 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
Team Total 6 22 33 55 -59 284 11 11 0 2 160 13.8

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Daren Puppa G 22 3 1 1 11 67 56 .836 4.65 0 142
2 Tom Barrasso G 22 4 1 3 16 120 104 .867 4.29 0 224 102 -0.30
Team Total 6 2 4 27 187 160 .856 4.43 0 366