2002-03 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 27-37-10-8 (72 points), Finished 5th in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lindy Ruff (27-37-10-8)

Goals For: 190 (25th of 30), Goals Against: 219 (13th of 30)
SRS: -0.40 (25th of 30), SOS: -0.05 (18th 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 25.9 82 27 37 10 8 72 .439 190 219 -0.40 -0.05 4.99 51 354 14.41 53 363 85.40 8 11
League Average 28.1 82 35 31 10 5 86 .526 216 219 -0.03 0.00 5.31 59 363 16.37 60 364 83.49 8 8

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 23 6-0 190 L/- 3 September 4, 1979 5 G, 6 A, 11 P
41 Stu Barnes LW 32 5-11 182 R/- 11 December 25, 1970 11 G, 21 A, 32 P
15 Milan Bartovic RW 21 5-11 200 L/- R April 9, 1981 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
43 Martin Biron G 25 6-2 186 -/L 5 August 15, 1977 17-28-6, 2.56 GAA
28 Jason Botterill LW 26 6-4 220 L/- 4 May 19, 1976 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
26 Eric Boulton LW 26 6-0 224 L/- 2 August 17, 1976 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
48 Daniel Briere C 25 5-10 179 R/- 5 October 6, 1977 7 G, 5 A, 12 P
37 Curtis Brown C 26 6-0 200 L/- 8 February 12, 1976 15 G, 16 A, 31 P
51 Brian Campbell D 23 5-10 190 L/- 3 May 23, 1979 2 G, 17 A, 19 P
18 Tim Connolly C 21 6-1 190 R/- 3 May 7, 1981 12 G, 13 A, 25 P
17 J.P. Dumont RW 24 6-1 205 L/- 4 April 1, 1978 14 G, 21 A, 35 P
8 Rory Fitzpatrick D 28 6-2 208 R/- 5 January 11, 1975 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
60 Paul Gaustad C 20 6-5 220 L/- R February 3, 1982 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
77 Chris Gratton C 27 6-4 226 L/- 9 July 5, 1975 15 G, 29 A, 44 P
55 Denis Hamel LW 25 6-1 201 L/- 3 May 10, 1977 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
71 Jochen Hecht LW 25 6-1 198 L/- 4 June 21, 1977 10 G, 16 A, 26 P
21 Radoslav Hecl D 28 6-1 196 L/- R October 11, 1974 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
6 Doug Houda D 36 6-2 208 R/- 14 June 3, 1966 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
33 Doug Janik D 22 6-2 211 L/- R March 26, 1980 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
45 Dmitri Kalinin D 22 6-3 210 L/- 3 July 22, 1980 8 G, 13 A, 21 P
12 Ales Kotalik RW 24 6-1 225 R/- 1 December 23, 1978 21 G, 14 A, 35 P
29 Jaroslav Kristek RW 22 6-1 188 L/- R March 16, 1980 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
22 Adam Mair C 23 6-1 208 R/- 3 February 15, 1979 6 G, 11 A, 17 P
74 Jay McKee D 25 6-4 203 L/- 7 September 8, 1977 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
23 Sean McMorrow LW 21 6-4 235 R/- R January 19, 1982 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
30 Ryan Miller G 22 6-2 175 -/L R July 17, 1980 6-8-1, 2.63 GAA
19 Norm Milley RW 22 6-0 211 R/- 1 February 14, 1980 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
35 Mika Noronen G 23 6-2 200 -/L 2 June 17, 1979 4-9-3, 2.42 GAA
3 James Patrick D 39 6-2 202 R/- 19 June 14, 1963 4 G, 12 A, 16 P
24 Taylor Pyatt LW 21 6-4 230 L/- 2 August 19, 1981 14 G, 14 A, 28 P
32 Rob Ray RW 34 6-0 217 L/- 13 June 8, 1968 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
81 Miroslav Satan RW 28 6-3 191 L/- 7 October 22, 1974 26 G, 49 A, 75 P
10 Henrik Tallinder D 24 6-4 215 L/- 1 January 10, 1979 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
16 Chris Taylor C 30 6-2 192 L/- 6 March 6, 1972 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
25 Vaclav Varada RW 26 6-0 208 L/- 7 April 26, 1976 7 G, 4 A, 11 P
4 Rhett Warrener D 27 6-1 203 R/- 7 January 27, 1976 0 G, 9 A, 9 P
5 Jason Woolley D 33 6-0 203 L/- 11 July 27, 1969 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
44 Alexei Zhitnik D 30 5-11 225 L/- 10 October 10, 1972 3 G, 18 A, 21 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 28 79 26 49 75 27 -3 20 14 11 1 3 26 20 3 240 10.8 1690 21:23 6.2 2.1 8.3
2 Chris Gratton C 27 66 15 29 44 16 -5 86 11 4 0 2 19 10 0 187 8.0 1084 16:26 3.3 1.2 4.6
3 Ales Kotalik RW 24 68 21 14 35 15 -2 30 17 4 0 2 11 3 0 138 15.2 1037 15:15 3.1 1.3 4.4
4 J.P. Dumont RW 24 76 14 21 35 13 -14 44 12 2 0 2 13 8 0 135 10.4 1145 15:04 2.1 1.0 3.0
5 Stu Barnes LW 32 68 11 21 32 12 -13 20 8 2 1 2 16 5 0 124 8.9 1257 18:29 1.1 1.1 2.3
6 Curtis Brown C 26 74 15 16 31 12 4 40 8 3 4 4 10 6 0 144 10.4 1249 16:53 1.5 1.8 3.3
7 Taylor Pyatt LW 21 78 14 14 28 11 -8 38 12 2 0 0 12 2 0 110 12.7 1099 14:06 1.5 1.1 2.6
8 Jochen Hecht LW 25 49 10 16 26 10 4 30 8 2 0 2 10 5 1 145 6.9 878 17:55 1.4 1.3 2.8
9 Tim Connolly C 21 80 12 13 25 10 -28 32 6 6 0 2 5 8 0 159 7.5 1279 15:00 0.4 0.6 1.0
10 Dmitri Kalinin D 22 65 8 13 21 8 -7 57 4 3 1 0 11 1 1 83 9.6 1409 21:41 1.7 3.0 4.7
11 Alexei Zhitnik D 30 70 3 18 21 6 -5 85 3 0 0 1 8 9 1 138 2.2 1858 26:33 0.6 4.3 5.0
12 Brian Campbell D 23 65 2 17 19 6 -8 20 2 0 0 1 14 3 0 90 2.2 1213 18:40 1.0 2.4 3.4
13 Adam Mair C 23 79 6 11 17 6 -4 146 5 0 1 1 11 0 0 83 7.2 839 10:37 0.1 1.0 1.1
14 James Patrick D 39 69 4 12 16 5 -3 26 2 2 0 1 6 6 0 63 6.3 1305 18:55 0.8 3.1 3.9
15 Henrik Tallinder D 24 46 3 10 13 4 -3 28 2 1 0 0 5 4 1 37 8.1 914 19:53 0.8 2.1 2.9
16 Daniel Briere C 25 14 7 5 12 5 1 12 2 5 0 1 4 1 0 39 17.9 249 17:49 1.4 0.4 1.7
17 Vaclav Varada RW 26 44 7 4 11 5 -2 23 6 1 0 0 4 0 0 64 10.9 709 16:07 0.0 0.9 0.8
18 Maxim Afinogenov RW 23 35 5 6 11 4 -12 21 3 2 0 2 6 0 0 77 6.5 469 13:24 0.4 0.1 0.5
19 Rhett Warrener D 27 50 0 9 9 2 1 63 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 47 0.0 912 18:14 0.0 2.4 2.4
20 Eric Boulton LW 26 58 1 5 6 2 1 178 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 33 3.0 382 6:35 -0.3 0.6 0.2
21 Jason Botterill LW 26 17 1 4 5 2 1 14 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 20 5.0 184 10:48 0.1 0.3 0.4
22 Jay McKee D 25 59 0 5 5 1 -16 49 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 44 0.0 1106 18:45 -0.6 1.5 0.9
23 Rory Fitzpatrick D 28 36 1 3 4 1 -7 16 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 29 3.4 613 17:02 -0.1 1.0 0.9
24 Chris Taylor C 30 11 1 3 4 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 10 10.0 153 13:55 0.1 0.2 0.3
25 Jason Woolley D 33 14 0 3 3 1 -1 29 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 29 0.0 224 15:59 0.1 0.5 0.6
26 Denis Hamel LW 25 25 2 0 2 1 -4 17 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 41 4.9 317 12:40 -0.5 0.3 -0.2
27 Norm Milley RW 22 8 0 2 2 1 -2 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 0.0 85 10:41 0.0 0.0 0.0
28 Milan Bartovic RW 21 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 30 9:52 0.1 0.0 0.2
29 Martin Biron G 25 54 0 1 1 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3170 58:42 0.0 0.0 8.8
30 Paul Gaustad C 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5:48 0.0 0.0 0.0
31 Radoslav Hecl D 28 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 140 10:01 -0.1 0.4 0.2
32 Doug Houda D 36 1 0 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 13 12:39 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
33 Doug Janik D 22 6 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 46 7:42 0.0 0.2 0.2
34 Jaroslav Kristek RW 22 6 0 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 70 11:37 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
35 Sean McMorrow LW 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1:27 0.0 0.0 0.0
36 Ryan Miller G 22 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 912 60:49 0.0 0.0 2.2
37 Mika Noronen G 23 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 891 55:43 0.0 0.0 2.7
38 Rob Ray RW 34 41 0 0 0 0 -5 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 180 4:24 -0.5 0.0 -0.5
Team Total 82 190 324 514 -144 1246 131 51 8 27 2345 8.1 25.3 36.2 75.2

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 Martin Biron G 25 54 17 28 6 135 1468 1333 .908 2.56 4 3170 101 -1.17 8.8
2 Ryan Miller G 22 15 6 8 1 40 410 370 .902 2.63 1 912 107 -2.62 2.2
3 Mika Noronen G 23 16 4 9 3 36 411 375 .912 2.42 1 891 96 1.47 2.7
Team Total 82 27 45 10 211 2289 2078 .908 2.55 6 4973 13.7