2007-08 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 39-31-12 (90 points), Finished 4th in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)

Coach: Lindy Ruff (39-31-12)

Goals For: 255 (4th of 30), Goals Against: 242 (22nd of 30)
SRS: 0.05 (16th of 30), SOS: -0.11 (19th of 30)

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
Buffalo Sabres 26.8 82 39 31 12 90 .549 255 242 0.05 -0.11 6.06 66 366 18.03 56 333 83.18 9 8 2478 10.1 2318 .903 100.2
League Average 28.2 82 41 32 9 91 .555 228 228 0.00 0.00 5.57 62 351 17.75 62 351 82.25 8 8 2383 9.6 2376 .909

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 28 6-0 190 L/- 7 September 4, 1979 10 G, 18 A, 28 P
56 Steve Bernier RW 22 6-3 215 R/- 2 March 31, 1985 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
51 Brian Campbell (C) D 28 5-10 192 L/- 7 May 23, 1979 5 G, 38 A, 43 P
19 Tim Connolly C 26 6-1 190 R/- 6 May 7, 1981 7 G, 33 A, 40 P
3 Michael Funk D 21 6-4 199 L/- 1 August 15, 1986 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
28 Paul Gaustad C 25 6-5 223 L/- 3 February 3, 1982 10 G, 26 A, 36 P
17 Marc-Andre Gragnani LW 20 6-2 201 L/- R March 11, 1987 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
55 Jochen Hecht (C) C 30 6-1 198 L/- 8 June 21, 1977 22 G, 27 A, 49 P
36 Patrick Kaleta RW 21 6-1 198 R/- 1 June 8, 1986 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
45 Dmitri Kalinin D 27 6-3 210 L/- 7 July 22, 1980 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
12 Ales Kotalik RW 29 6-1 225 R/- 5 December 23, 1978 23 G, 20 A, 43 P
5 Toni Lydman (C) D 30 6-1 208 L/- 6 September 25, 1977 4 G, 22 A, 26 P
41 Clarke MacArthur LW 22 6-0 191 L/- 1 April 6, 1985 8 G, 7 A, 15 P
22 Adam Mair C 28 6-1 208 R/- 7 February 15, 1979 5 G, 12 A, 17 P
30 Ryan Miller G 27 6-2 168 -/L 4 July 17, 1980 36-27-10, 2.64 GAA
27 Teppo Numminen D 39 6-2 198 R/- 18 July 3, 1968 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
38 Nathan Paetsch D 24 6-0 195 L/- 2 March 30, 1983 2 G, 7 A, 9 P
20 Daniel Paille LW 23 6-1 200 L/- 2 April 15, 1984 19 G, 16 A, 35 P
76 Andrew Peters LW 27 6-4 240 L/- 3 May 5, 1980 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
29 Jason Pominville (C) RW 25 6-0 185 R/- 3 November 30, 1982 27 G, 53 A, 80 P
4 Nolan Pratt D 32 6-3 207 L/- 10 August 14, 1975 1 G, 6 A, 7 P
9 Derek Roy C 24 5-9 184 L/- 3 May 4, 1983 32 G, 49 A, 81 P
37 Michael Ryan C 27 6-1 188 L/- 1 May 16, 1980 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
44 Andrej Sekera D 21 6-0 201 L/- 1 June 8, 1986 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
6 Jaroslav Spacek (C) D 33 6-0 210 L/- 8 February 11, 1974 9 G, 23 A, 32 P
21 Drew Stafford RW 22 6-2 214 R/- 1 October 30, 1985 16 G, 22 A, 38 P
10 Henrik Tallinder D 29 6-4 215 L/- 5 January 10, 1979 1 G, 17 A, 18 P
35 Jocelyn Thibault G 33 5-11 169 -/L 13 January 12, 1975 3-4-2, 3.31 GAA
26 Thomas Vanek LW 24 6-2 205 R/- 2 January 19, 1984 36 G, 28 A, 64 P
34 Mike Weber D 20 6-2 212 L/- R December 16, 1987 0 G, 3 A, 3 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 Derek Roy C 24 78 32 49 81 13 46 23 6 3 4 30 17 2 218 14.7 1636 20:58 7.4 2.1 9.5 48 35 700 673 51.0
2 Jason Pominville RW 25 82 27 53 80 16 20 24 2 1 1 26 25 2 232 11.6 1637 19:58 6.7 2.2 8.9 37 30 24 42 36.4
3 Thomas Vanek LW 24 82 36 28 64 -5 64 17 19 0 9 23 5 0 240 15.0 1382 16:51 6.7 1.1 7.8 24 45 6 7 46.2
4 Jochen Hecht C 30 75 22 27 49 1 38 18 3 1 2 23 4 0 229 9.6 1449 19:19 3.4 1.4 4.8 39 45 378 518 42.2
5 Ales Kotalik RW 29 79 23 20 43 -5 58 11 12 0 1 8 12 0 207 11.1 1212 15:21 3.6 0.9 4.5 18 137 98 123 44.3
6 Brian Campbell D 28 63 5 38 43 -1 12 2 3 0 0 20 18 0 102 4.9 1582 25:06 3.3 2.6 6.0 77 57 0 0
7 Tim Connolly C 26 48 7 33 40 4 8 3 3 1 3 20 12 1 111 6.3 896 18:41 2.4 1.0 3.4 36 18 217 237 47.8
8 Drew Stafford RW 22 64 16 22 38 3 51 15 1 0 5 20 2 0 103 15.5 866 13:32 3.3 0.9 4.2 20 62 8 13 38.1
9 Paul Gaustad C 25 82 10 26 36 -4 85 5 5 0 2 22 3 1 136 7.4 1407 17:10 0.9 1.2 2.0 48 195 631 518 54.9
10 Daniel Paille LW 23 77 19 16 35 9 14 16 0 3 2 16 0 0 110 17.3 1022 13:16 2.8 1.3 4.2 24 60 15 26 36.6
11 Jaroslav Spacek D 33 60 9 23 32 7 42 2 7 0 1 8 15 0 95 9.5 1379 22:59 2.8 3.0 5.8 75 78 0 0
12 Maxim Afinogenov RW 28 56 10 18 28 -16 42 9 1 0 1 13 5 0 114 8.8 899 16:03 1.5 0.2 1.6 6 25 1 4 20.0
13 Toni Lydman D 30 82 4 22 26 1 74 1 3 0 0 21 0 1 86 4.7 1776 21:40 1.2 3.2 4.3 144 155 0 1 0.0
14 Henrik Tallinder D 29 71 1 17 18 5 48 1 0 0 0 14 1 2 70 1.4 1494 21:02 0.3 3.0 3.3 117 33 0 0
15 Adam Mair C 28 72 5 12 17 -2 66 5 0 0 2 12 0 0 62 8.1 638 8:52 0.5 0.5 1.0 15 110 161 192 45.6
16 Clarke MacArthur LW 22 37 8 7 15 3 20 8 0 0 1 7 0 0 51 15.7 539 14:34 0.9 0.6 1.5 11 36 4 10 28.6
17 Steve Bernier RW 22 17 3 6 9 1 2 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 35 8.6 240 14:06 0.6 0.3 0.9 12 29 1 4 20.0
18 Nathan Paetsch D 24 59 2 7 9 3 27 2 0 0 0 4 3 0 49 4.1 804 13:38 0.3 1.6 1.9 52 34 0 0
19 Michael Ryan C 27 46 4 4 8 -4 30 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 60 6.7 455 9:53 0.0 0.3 0.2 14 27 0 2 0.0
20 Andrej Sekera D 21 37 2 6 8 5 16 2 0 0 1 3 3 0 28 7.1 726 19:37 0.2 1.7 1.9 50 19 0 0
21 Dmitri Kalinin D 27 46 1 7 8 -7 32 0 1 0 0 5 2 0 60 1.7 798 17:20 0.0 0.8 0.8 52 24 0 0
22 Nolan Pratt D 32 55 1 6 7 1 30 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 21 4.8 744 13:31 0.0 1.4 1.4 76 54 0 0
23 Patrick Kaleta RW 21 40 3 2 5 1 41 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 26 11.5 253 6:19 0.1 0.3 0.4 12 110 1 5 16.7
24 Mike Weber D 20 16 0 3 3 12 14 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 12 0.0 267 16:41 0.0 1.5 1.5 10 43 0 0
25 Andrew Peters LW 27 44 1 1 2 -4 100 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 18 5.6 138 3:09 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 3 22 0 1 0.0
26 Ryan Miller G 27 76 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 4475 58:53 0.0 0.0 12.3 0 0 0 0
27 Michael Funk D 21 4 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 46 11:37 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 3 3 0 0
28 Marc-Andre Gragnani LW 20 2 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 13 6:18 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0 2 0 0
29 Teppo Numminen D 39 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 16 16:03 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0 0 0
30 Jocelyn Thibault G 33 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 507 42:15 0.0 0.0 0.3 0 0 0 0
Team Total 82 251 454 705 32 990 176 66 9 35 317 127 9 2478 10.1 48.8 32.7 94.1 1025 1488 2245 2376 48.6

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 Ryan Miller G 27 76 74 36 27 10 197 2104 1907 .906 2.64 3 4474 37 .500 12 103 -5.87 12.3
2 Jocelyn Thibault G 33 12 7 3 4 2 28 214 186 .869 3.31 2 507 3 .429 4 0.3
Team Total 82 39 31 12 225 2318 2093 .903 2.71 5 4981 12.6

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 Maxim Afinogenov 28 BUF RW 56 699 562 55.4 8.2 0.0 0.0 523 420 55.5 6.8 7.8 86.4 94.2 53.8 46.2 17 42 215 52.6
2 Tim Connolly 26 BUF C 48 569 544 51.1 2.8 0.0 0.0 445 419 51.5 1.1 9.7 90.1 99.8 54.1 45.9 16 33 182 61.0
3 Michael Funk 21 BUF D 4 27 50 35.1 -26.1 0.0 0.0 22 35 38.6 -23.7 0.0 89.3 89.3 31.3 68.8 0 2 3 33.3
4 Paul Gaustad 25 BUF C 82 810 858 48.6 -1.9 0.0 0.0 602 644 48.3 -3.5 8.0 91.9 99.8 54.6 45.4 19 24 203 66.0
5 Marc-Andre Gragnani 20 BUF LW 2 7 13 35.0 -14.4 0.0 0.0 4 8 33.3 -17.1 0.0 71.4 71.4 33.3 66.7 0 0 2 50.0
6 Jochen Hecht 30 BUF C 75 992 1001 49.8 -2.1 0.0 0.0 782 761 50.7 -2.8 9.3 91.0 100.3 47.1 52.9 35 40 360 63.1
7 Patrick Kaleta 21 BUF RW 40 167 203 45.1 -5.4 0.0 0.0 128 145 46.9 -4.4 8.8 92.7 101.6 58.5 41.5 3 1 29 86.2
8 Dmitri Kalinin 27 BUF D 46 510 576 47.0 -3.8 0.0 0.0 401 422 48.7 -4.0 6.3 92.6 98.9 54.5 45.5 9 25 114 52.6
9 Ales Kotalik 29 BUF RW 79 791 761 51.0 1.8 0.0 0.0 583 561 51.0 0.3 6.5 92.6 99.1 56.6 43.4 13 32 328 61.9
10 Toni Lydman 30 BUF D 82 1174 1270 48.0 -3.8 0.0 0.0 915 939 49.4 -3.5 8.8 91.0 99.8 48.0 52.0 18 83 172 48.3
11 Clarke MacArthur 22 BUF LW 37 396 470 45.7 -4.3 0.0 0.0 312 364 46.2 -5.9 10.9 91.8 102.7 45.5 54.5 9 13 83 61.4
12 Adam Mair 28 BUF C 72 402 522 43.5 -8.3 0.0 0.0 314 392 44.5 -8.8 8.9 92.1 101.0 51.2 48.8 12 16 98 62.2
13 Teppo Numminen 39 BUF D 1 9 16 36.0 0.0 0.0 6 11 35.3 0.0 100.0 100.0 62.5 37.5 0 0 2 50.0
14 Nathan Paetsch 24 BUF D 59 551 561 49.6 -1.3 0.0 0.0 428 414 50.8 -0.8 10.1 90.9 101.0 54.2 45.8 4 20 87 55.2
15 Daniel Paille 23 BUF LW 77 652 723 47.4 -3.3 0.0 0.0 514 537 48.9 -2.7 9.8 92.3 102.1 48.9 51.1 18 23 175 62.9
16 Andrew Peters 27 BUF LW 44 93 131 41.5 -9.4 0.0 0.0 70 102 40.7 -11.6 3.4 92.2 95.6 69.6 30.4 2 6 28 64.3
17 Jason Pominville 25 BUF RW 82 990 993 49.9 -0.7 0.0 0.0 774 757 50.6 -1.6 10.8 91.5 102.3 49.2 50.8 37 45 391 58.6
18 Nolan Pratt 32 BUF D 55 500 572 46.6 -3.6 0.0 0.0 401 422 48.7 -2.2 7.2 92.9 100.1 51.8 48.2 11 20 49 42.9
19 Derek Roy 24 BUF C 78 1080 924 53.9 5.8 0.0 0.0 848 685 55.3 6.5 11.6 87.7 99.4 54.5 45.5 47 66 359 59.1
20 Michael Ryan 27 BUF C 46 294 335 46.7 -4.0 0.0 0.0 231 252 47.8 -3.9 6.6 91.8 98.5 52.8 47.2 8 11 92 65.2
21 Andrej Sekera 21 BUF D 37 479 484 49.7 -0.3 0.0 0.0 358 359 49.9 0.1 10.9 89.9 100.8 52.6 47.4 14 14 71 38.0
22 Jaroslav Spacek 33 BUF D 60 870 846 50.7 3.4 0.0 0.0 674 656 50.7 1.8 11.4 89.1 100.5 56.2 43.8 12 43 218 43.6
23 Drew Stafford 22 BUF RW 64 620 642 49.1 -1.3 0.0 0.0 479 472 50.4 -0.6 10.9 90.2 101.2 51.9 48.1 15 26 162 63.0
24 Henrik Tallinder 29 BUF D 71 1064 1057 50.2 -1.5 0.0 0.0 832 798 51.0 -1.5 8.3 91.3 99.7 48.0 52.0 16 50 147 46.9
25 Thomas Vanek 24 BUF LW 82 988 880 52.9 4.9 0.0 0.0 770 660 53.8 5.0 9.8 87.9 97.7 55.2 44.8 32 59 377 62.9
26 Mike Weber 20 BUF D 16 218 191 53.3 3.9 0.0 0.0 160 138 53.7 5.8 14.3 92.8 107.1 53.2 46.8 0 8 24 45.8

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%