2001-02 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 35-35-11-1 (82 points), Finished 5th in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lindy Ruff (35-35-11-1)

Goals For: 213 (17th of 30), Goals Against: 200 (10th of 30)
SRS: 0.09 (17th of 30), SOS: -0.07 (20th of 30)

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T OL PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Buffalo Sabres 26.0 82 35 35 11 1 82 .500 213 200 0.09 -0.07 5.04 50 375 13.33 41 304 86.51 7 6
League Average 28.0 82 36 32 10 4 85 .520 214 217 -0.03 0.00 5.25 53 337 15.73 54 338 84.14 7 7

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
61 Maxim Afinogenov RW 22 6-0 190 L/- 2 September 4, 1979 21 G, 19 A, 40 P
41 Stu Barnes C 31 5-11 182 R/- 10 December 25, 1970 17 G, 31 A, 48 P
43 Martin Biron G 24 6-2 186 -/L 4 August 15, 1977 31-28-10, 2.22 GAA
26 Eric Boulton LW 25 6-0 224 L/- 1 August 17, 1976 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
37 Curtis Brown C 25 6-0 200 L/- 7 February 12, 1976 20 G, 17 A, 37 P
51 Brian Campbell D 22 5-10 190 L/- 2 May 23, 1979 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
18 Tim Connolly C 20 6-1 190 R/- 2 May 7, 1981 10 G, 35 A, 45 P
29 Bob Corkum C 34 6-2 225 R/- 11 December 18, 1967 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
17 J.P. Dumont LW 23 6-1 205 L/- 3 April 1, 1978 23 G, 21 A, 44 P
31-35 Bob Essensa G 37 6-0 190 -/L 11 January 14, 1965 0-5-0, 2.91 GAA
8 Rory Fitzpatrick D 27 6-2 208 R/- 4 January 11, 1975 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
77 Chris Gratton C 26 6-4 226 L/- 8 July 5, 1975 15 G, 24 A, 39 P
55 Denis Hamel LW 24 6-1 201 L/- 2 May 10, 1977 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
45 Dmitri Kalinin D 21 6-3 210 L/- 2 July 22, 1980 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
12-20 Ales Kotalik RW 23 6-1 225 R/- R December 23, 1978 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
13 Vyacheslav Kozlov LW 29 5-10 190 L/- 10 May 3, 1972 9 G, 13 A, 22 P
74 Jay McKee D 24 6-4 203 L/- 6 September 8, 1977 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
19 Norm Milley RW 21 6-0 211 R/- R February 14, 1980 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
35 Mika Noronen G 22 6-2 200 -/L 1 June 17, 1979 4-3-1, 2.66 GAA
3 James Patrick D 38 6-2 202 R/- 18 June 14, 1963 5 G, 8 A, 13 P
24 Taylor Pyatt LW 20 6-4 230 L/- 1 August 19, 1981 10 G, 10 A, 20 P
9 Erik Rasmussen LW 24 6-1 215 L/- 4 March 28, 1977 8 G, 11 A, 19 P
32 Rob Ray RW 33 6-0 217 L/- 12 June 8, 1968 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
81 Miroslav Satan RW 27 6-3 191 L/- 6 October 22, 1974 37 G, 36 A, 73 P
42 Richard Smehlik D 32 6-4 222 L/- 8 January 23, 1970 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
10 Henrik Tallinder D 23 6-4 215 L/- R January 10, 1979 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
25 Vaclav Varada RW 25 6-0 208 L/- 6 April 26, 1976 7 G, 16 A, 23 P
4 Rhett Warrener D 26 6-1 203 R/- 6 January 27, 1976 5 G, 5 A, 10 P
5 Jason Woolley D 32 6-0 203 L/- 10 July 27, 1969 8 G, 20 A, 28 P
44 Alexei Zhitnik D 29 5-11 225 L/- 9 October 10, 1972 1 G, 33 A, 34 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 RW 27 82 37 36 73 30 14 33 17 15 5 5 27 9 0 267 13.9 1735 21:10 7.3 2.7 10.0
2 Stu Barnes C 31 68 17 31 48 18 6 26 12 5 0 4 18 10 3 127 13.4 1263 18:35 3.7 1.8 5.5
3 Tim Connolly C 20 82 10 35 45 15 4 34 7 3 0 3 21 14 0 126 7.9 1391 16:58 2.2 1.9 4.1
4 J.P. Dumont LW 23 76 23 21 44 18 -10 42 16 7 0 3 15 6 0 154 14.9 1157 15:14 4.2 1.0 5.2
5 Maxim Afinogenov RW 22 81 21 19 40 17 -9 69 17 3 1 0 14 5 0 234 9.0 1245 15:22 3.3 1.2 4.4
6 Chris Gratton C 26 82 15 24 39 15 0 75 14 1 0 5 19 5 0 139 10.8 1226 14:57 2.5 1.5 4.1
7 Curtis Brown C 25 82 20 17 37 16 -4 32 15 4 1 5 13 3 1 171 11.7 1460 17:48 2.2 1.7 3.9
8 Alexei Zhitnik D 29 82 1 33 34 10 -1 80 0 1 0 0 18 15 0 150 0.7 2100 25:36 1.7 4.8 6.5
9 Jason Woolley D 32 59 8 20 28 10 -6 34 2 6 0 2 9 11 0 90 8.9 1014 17:11 2.9 1.9 4.8
10 Vaclav Varada RW 25 76 7 16 23 8 -7 82 6 1 0 1 12 3 1 138 5.1 1257 16:33 -0.2 1.3 1.1
11 Vyacheslav Kozlov LW 29 38 9 13 22 9 0 16 6 3 0 1 11 2 0 68 13.2 628 16:31 1.7 0.8 2.5
12 Taylor Pyatt LW 20 48 10 10 20 8 4 35 10 0 0 0 10 0 0 61 16.4 648 13:30 1.5 1.0 2.5
13 Erik Rasmussen LW 24 69 8 11 19 7 -1 34 8 0 0 2 11 0 0 89 9.0 900 13:03 0.5 1.1 1.6
14 James Patrick D 38 56 5 8 13 5 3 16 4 1 0 0 6 2 0 45 11.1 921 16:27 1.0 2.4 3.4
15 Dmitri Kalinin D 21 58 2 11 13 4 -6 26 2 0 0 0 6 5 0 67 3.0 1047 18:03 0.6 2.0 2.5
16 Jay McKee D 24 81 2 11 13 4 18 43 2 0 0 1 9 1 1 50 4.0 1574 19:26 0.0 5.1 5.2
17 Rhett Warrener D 26 65 5 5 10 4 15 113 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 66 7.6 1277 19:39 0.3 4.2 4.5
18 Richard Smehlik D 32 60 3 6 9 3 -9 22 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 52 5.8 1222 20:22 0.0 2.1 2.2
19 Denis Hamel LW 24 61 2 6 8 3 -1 28 2 0 0 0 5 1 0 80 2.5 671 10:00 -0.8 0.8 0.0
20 Brian Campbell D 22 29 3 3 6 2 0 12 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 30 10.0 444 15:18 0.5 1.0 1.6
21 Eric Boulton LW 25 35 2 3 5 2 -1 129 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 21 9.5 215 6:08 0.2 0.2 0.4
22 Rob Ray RW 33 71 2 3 5 2 -3 200 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 23 8.7 364 5:08 -0.2 0.3 0.1
23 Ales Kotalik RW 23 13 1 3 4 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 21 4.8 164 12:35 0.1 0.2 0.3
24 Martin Biron G 24 72 0 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4085 56:44 0.0 0.0 12.5
25 Bob Corkum C 34 10 0 1 1 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 0.0 107 10:44 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
26 Norm Milley RW 21 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 0.0 66 13:12 -0.1 0.1 0.0
27 Bob Essensa G 37 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 350 38:56 0.0 0.0 -0.1
28 Rory Fitzpatrick D 27 5 0 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 60 11:54 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
29 Mika Noronen G 22 10 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 518 51:48 0.0 0.0 1.0
30 Henrik Tallinder D 23 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 36 18:10 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 82 213 348 561 0 1201 156 50 7 35 2295 9.3 34.8 41.1 89.3

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 Martin Biron G 24 72 31 28 10 151 1781 1630 .915 2.22 4 4085 92 13.30 12.5
2 Mika Noronen G 22 10 4 3 1 23 217 194 .894 2.66 0 518 1.0
3 Bob Essensa G 37 9 0 5 0 17 113 96 .850 2.91 0 350 -0.1
Team Total 82 35 36 11 191 2111 1920 .910 2.31 4 4953 13.4