1998-99 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 37-28-17 (91 points), Finished 4th in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lindy Ruff (37-28-17)

Goals For: 207 (17th of 27), Goals Against: 175 (2nd of 27)
SRS: 0.41 (7th of 27), SOS: 0.02 (7th of 27)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Dallas Stars
Won Conference Finals (4-1) versus Toronto Maple Leafs
Won Conference Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Boston Bruins
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Ottawa Senators


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 26.9 82 37 28 17 91 .555 207 175 0.41 0.02 4.66 49 363 13.50 55 399 86.22 6 7
League Average 27.7 82 34 36 12 81 .493 215 218 -0.04 0.00 5.27 56 358 15.70 57 360 84.07 8 8

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
36 Matthew Barnaby RW 25 6-0 189 L/- 6 May 4, 1973 4 G, 14 A, 18 P
41 Stu Barnes C 28 5-11 182 R/- 7 December 25, 1970 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
43 Martin Biron G 21 6-2 186 -/L 1 August 15, 1977 1-2-1, 2.14 GAA
37 Curtis Brown C 22 6-0 200 L/- 4 February 12, 1976 16 G, 31 A, 47 P
17 Randy Cunneyworth LW 37 6-0 198 L/- 15 May 10, 1961 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
34 Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre D 21 6-3 225 R/- R February 2, 1977 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
18 Michal Grosek LW 23 6-2 207 R/- 5 June 1, 1975 20 G, 30 A, 50 P
39 Dominik Hasek G 34 6-1 166 -/L 8 January 29, 1965 30-18-14, 1.87 GAA
29 Jason Holland D 22 6-3 219 R/- 2 April 30, 1976 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Brian Holzinger C 26 5-11 186 R/- 4 October 10, 1972 17 G, 17 A, 34 P
21 Mike Hurlbut D 32 6-2 206 L/- 3 October 7, 1966 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
90 Joe Juneau C 31 6-0 195 L/- 7 January 5, 1968 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
24 Paul Kruse LW 28 6-1 215 L/- 8 March 15, 1970 3 G, 0 A, 3 P
74 Jay McKee D 21 6-4 203 L/- 3 September 8, 1977 0 G, 6 A, 6 P
40 Rumun Ndur D 23 6-2 222 L/- 2 July 7, 1975 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 James Patrick D 35 6-2 202 R/- 15 June 14, 1963 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
27 Michael Peca C 24 5-11 183 R/- 5 March 26, 1974 27 G, 29 A, 56 P
83 Domenic Pittis C 24 5-11 190 L/- 1 October 1, 1974 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
26 Derek Plante C 28 5-11 181 L/- 5 January 17, 1971 4 G, 11 A, 15 P
22 Wayne Primeau C 22 6-4 225 L/- 4 June 4, 1976 5 G, 8 A, 13 P
9 Erik Rasmussen C 21 6-1 215 L/- 1 March 28, 1977 3 G, 7 A, 10 P
32 Rob Ray RW 30 6-0 217 L/- 9 June 8, 1968 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
30 Dwayne Roloson G 29 6-1 170 -/L 2 October 12, 1969 6-8-2, 2.77 GAA
80 Geoff Sanderson LW 26 6-0 190 L/- 8 February 1, 1972 12 G, 18 A, 30 P
6 Cory Sarich D 20 6-4 207 R/- R August 16, 1978 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
81 Miroslav Satan LW 24 6-3 191 L/- 3 October 22, 1974 40 G, 26 A, 66 P
8 Darryl Shannon D 30 6-2 208 L/- 10 June 21, 1968 3 G, 12 A, 15 P
42 Richard Smehlik D 29 6-4 222 L/- 5 January 23, 1970 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
46 Dean Sylvester RW 26 6-2 210 R/- R December 30, 1972 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
25 Vaclav Varada RW 22 6-0 208 L/- 3 April 26, 1976 7 G, 24 A, 31 P
15-17 Dixon Ward RW 30 6-0 200 R/- 6 September 23, 1968 20 G, 24 A, 44 P
4 Rhett Warrener D 23 6-1 203 R/- 3 January 27, 1976 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
4 Mike Wilson D 23 6-6 229 L/- 3 February 26, 1975 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
5 Jason Woolley D 29 6-0 203 L/- 7 July 27, 1969 10 G, 33 A, 43 P
44 Alexei Zhitnik D 26 5-11 225 L/- 6 October 10, 1972 7 G, 26 A, 33 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 Miroslav Satan LW 24 81 40 26 66 29 24 44 24 13 3 6 18 8 0 208 19.2 1686 20:49 6.5 2.6 9.1
2 Michael Peca C 24 82 27 29 56 23 7 81 17 10 0 8 19 9 1 199 13.6 1700 20:44 4.1 2.0 6.1
3 Michal Grosek LW 23 76 20 30 50 19 21 102 16 4 0 3 22 8 0 140 14.3 1310 17:14 3.8 2.1 5.9
4 Curtis Brown C 22 78 16 31 47 17 23 56 10 5 1 3 25 5 1 128 12.5 1365 17:30 2.9 2.3 5.2
5 Dixon Ward RW 30 78 20 24 44 17 10 44 17 2 1 4 18 6 0 101 19.8 1231 15:47 3.3 1.6 5.0
6 Jason Woolley D 29 80 10 33 43 14 16 62 6 4 0 2 17 16 0 154 6.5 1497 18:43 4.0 4.2 8.2
7 Brian Holzinger C 26 81 17 17 34 14 2 45 12 5 0 2 11 5 1 143 11.9 1338 16:31 1.7 1.4 3.1
8 Alexei Zhitnik D 26 81 7 26 33 11 -6 96 3 3 1 2 13 13 0 185 3.8 2078 25:39 2.0 3.6 5.7
9 Vaclav Varada RW 22 72 7 24 31 10 11 61 6 1 0 1 21 3 0 123 5.7 1044 14:30 1.2 1.5 2.6
10 Geoff Sanderson LW 26 75 12 18 30 11 8 22 11 1 0 1 13 5 0 155 7.7 969 12:55 1.8 1.3 3.1
11 Matthew Barnaby RW 25 44 4 14 18 6 -2 143 4 0 0 3 9 5 0 52 7.7 613 13:56 0.6 0.5 1.2
12 Derek Plante C 28 41 4 11 15 5 3 12 4 0 0 0 8 2 1 66 6.1 636 15:31 0.3 0.8 1.0
13 Darryl Shannon D 30 71 3 12 15 5 28 52 2 1 0 0 10 2 0 80 3.8 1432 20:10 0.4 5.0 5.4
14 Richard Smehlik D 29 72 3 11 14 5 -9 44 3 0 0 0 10 1 0 61 4.9 1572 21:50 0.2 2.4 2.6
15 Wayne Primeau C 22 67 5 8 13 5 -6 38 5 0 0 0 7 1 0 55 9.1 691 10:19 0.0 0.5 0.5
16 Erik Rasmussen C 21 42 3 7 10 4 6 37 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 40 7.5 519 12:22 0.0 0.8 0.7
17 James Patrick D 35 45 1 7 8 2 12 16 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 31 3.2 664 14:45 0.3 2.2 2.5
18 Jay McKee D 21 72 0 6 6 2 20 75 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 57 0.0 1474 20:28 -0.9 4.5 3.6
19 Randy Cunneyworth LW 37 14 2 2 4 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 12 16.7 126 8:58 0.3 0.2 0.5
20 Stu Barnes C 28 17 0 4 4 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 25 0.0 312 18:20 -0.4 0.4 -0.1
21 Rob Ray RW 30 76 0 4 4 1 -2 261 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 23 0.0 394 5:11 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
22 Paul Kruse LW 28 43 3 0 3 2 0 114 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 9.1 275 6:24 -0.1 0.3 0.2
23 Mike Wilson D 23 30 1 2 3 1 10 47 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 40 2.5 500 16:40 -0.1 1.8 1.7
24 Joe Juneau C 31 9 1 1 2 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 12.5 155 17:11 -0.1 0.1 0.0
25 Rhett Warrener D 23 13 1 0 1 1 3 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 9.1 237 18:13 0.0 0.7 0.7
26 Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre D 21 16 0 1 1 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 0.0 218 13:36 -0.1 0.4 0.3
27 Martin Biron G 21 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 281 46:47 0.0 0.0 0.8
28 Dominik Hasek G 34 64 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3817 59:38 0.0 0.0 16.8
29 Jason Holland D 22 3 0 0 0 0 -1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 33 10:58 0.0 0.0 0.0
30 Mike Hurlbut D 32 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 18 17:53 0.0 0.2 0.2
31 Rumun Ndur D 23 8 0 0 0 0 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 88 10:58 -0.1 0.3 0.2
32 Domenic Pittis C 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 26 8:35 -0.1 0.0 0.0
33 Dwayne Roloson G 29 18 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 911 50:36 0.0 0.0 2.7
34 Cory Sarich D 20 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 53 13:11 -0.1 0.3 0.3
35 Dean Sylvester RW 26 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 15 14:31 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 82 207 348 555 184 1545 152 49 6 37 2150 9.6 30.6 44.2 95.2

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 Dominik Hasek G 34 64 30 18 14 119 1877 1758 .937 1.87 9 3817 69 54.08 16.8
2 Dwayne Roloson G 29 18 6 8 2 42 460 418 .909 2.77 1 911 99 0.42 2.7
3 Martin Biron G 21 6 1 2 1 10 120 110 .917 2.14 0 281 0.8
Team Total 82 37 28 17 171 2457 2286 .930 2.05 10 5009 20.4

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 Jason Woolley D 29 21 4 11 15 5 0 10 2 2 0 1 43 9.3 376 17:54
2 Alexei Zhitnik D 26 21 4 11 15 5 -6 52 0 4 0 2 58 6.9 570 27:07
3 Curtis Brown C 22 21 7 6 13 5 3 10 4 3 0 3 34 20.6 396 18:51
4 Michael Peca C 24 21 5 8 13 5 1 18 2 2 1 0 37 13.5 472 22:28
5 Dixon Ward RW 30 21 7 5 12 5 6 32 5 0 2 3 38 18.4 339 16:07
6 Joe Juneau C 31 20 3 8 11 4 -2 10 2 0 1 0 29 10.3 337 16:51
7 Stu Barnes C 28 21 7 3 10 5 -1 6 3 4 0 1 30 23.3 308 14:40
8 Geoff Sanderson LW 26 19 4 6 10 4 5 14 4 0 0 1 53 7.5 263 13:52
9 Vaclav Varada RW 22 21 5 4 9 4 2 14 4 1 0 0 38 13.2 347 16:31
10 Brian Holzinger C 26 21 3 5 8 3 1 33 2 1 0 0 32 9.4 333 15:50
11 Miroslav Satan LW 24 12 3 5 8 3 3 2 2 1 0 1 25 12.0 256 21:18
12 Wayne Primeau C 22 19 3 4 7 3 0 6 2 1 0 0 22 13.6 256 13:29
13 Erik Rasmussen C 21 21 2 4 6 2 2 18 2 0 0 1 23 8.7 270 12:51
14 Rhett Warrener D 23 20 1 3 4 1 12 32 1 0 0 0 21 4.8 443 22:08
15 Michal Grosek LW 23 13 0 4 4 1 1 28 0 0 0 0 20 0.0 154 11:51
16 Jay McKee D 21 21 0 3 3 1 13 24 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 473 22:31
17 Richard Smehlik D 29 21 0 3 3 1 -4 10 0 0 0 0 20 0.0 506 24:04
18 Rob Ray RW 30 5 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 100.0 16 3:11
19 Dominik Hasek G 34 19 0 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1217 64:04
20 James Patrick D 35 20 0 1 1 0 6 12 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 279 13:57
21 Randy Cunneyworth LW 37 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 50 16:43
22 Paul Kruse LW 28 10 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 43 4:21
23 Dwayne Roloson G 29 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 139 34:50
24 Darryl Shannon D 30 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 44 22:08
25 Dean Sylvester RW 26 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 29 7:21
Team Total 21 59 95 154 40 343 36 19 4 14 559 10.6

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Dominik Hasek G 34 19 13 6 0 36 587 551 .939 1.77 2 1217 72 14.03
2 Dwayne Roloson G 29 4 1 1 10 67 57 .851 4.32 0 139
Team Total 21 14 7 0 46 654 608 .930 2.04 2 1356