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 .549 251 233 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 9.4 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 6-5 227 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 6-0 187 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 6-0 198 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 6-2 218 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 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 RW 56 699 562 55.4 8.2 11.7 14.6 523 420 55.5 6.8 7.8 86.4 94.2 53.8 46.2 15:55 12:31 17 42 215 52.6
2 Tim Connolly 26 C 48 569 544 51.1 2.8 2.6 4.4 445 419 51.5 1.1 9.7 90.1 99.8 54.1 45.9 18:41 12:15 16 33 182 61.0
3 Michael Funk 21 D 4 27 50 35.1 -26.1 -30.2 -45.4 22 35 38.6 -23.7 0.0 89.3 89.3 31.3 68.8 11:37 11:25 0 2 3 33.3
4 Paul Gaustad 25 C 82 810 858 48.6 -1.9 -2.9 -3.4 602 644 48.3 -3.5 8.0 91.9 99.8 54.6 45.4 16:56 12:17 19 24 203 66.0
5 Marc-Andre Gragnani 20 LW 2 7 13 35.0 -14.4 -28.6 -27.2 4 8 33.3 -17.1 0.0 71.4 71.4 33.3 66.7 6:18 6:18 0 0 2 50.0
6 Jochen Hecht 30 C 75 992 1001 49.8 -2.1 -0.5 -2.3 782 761 50.7 -2.8 9.3 91.0 100.3 47.1 52.9 19:04 14:16 35 40 360 63.1
7 Patrick Kaleta 21 RW 40 167 203 45.1 -5.4 -8.9 -9.4 128 145 46.9 -4.4 8.8 92.7 101.6 58.5 41.5 6:10 6:06 3 1 29 86.2
8 Dmitri Kalinin 27 D 46 510 576 47.0 -3.8 -6.2 -7.1 401 422 48.7 -4.0 6.3 92.6 98.9 54.5 45.5 17:20 13:58 9 25 114 52.6
9 Ales Kotalik 29 RW 79 791 761 51.0 1.8 1.9 2.7 583 561 51.0 0.3 6.5 92.6 99.1 56.6 43.4 15:08 11:45 13 32 328 61.9
10 Toni Lydman 30 D 82 1174 1270 48.0 -3.8 -4.2 -6.0 915 939 49.4 -3.5 8.8 91.0 99.8 48.0 52.0 21:24 16:46 18 83 172 48.3
11 Clarke MacArthur 22 LW 37 396 470 45.7 -4.3 -9.5 -9.6 312 364 46.2 -5.9 10.9 91.8 102.7 45.5 54.5 14:34 12:37 9 13 83 61.4
12 Adam Mair 28 C 72 402 522 43.5 -8.3 -12.1 -13.9 314 392 44.5 -8.8 8.9 92.1 101.0 51.2 48.8 8:46 8:17 12 16 98 62.2
13 Teppo Numminen 39 D 1 9 16 36.0 -26.8 -26.8 6 11 35.3 0.0 100.0 100.0 62.5 37.5 16:03 15:40 0 0 2 50.0
14 Nathan Paetsch 24 D 59 551 561 49.6 -1.3 -0.9 -1.9 428 414 50.8 -0.8 10.1 90.9 101.0 54.2 45.8 13:25 11:29 4 20 87 55.2
15 Daniel Paille 23 LW 77 652 723 47.4 -3.3 -5.0 -5.8 514 537 48.9 -2.7 9.8 92.3 102.1 48.9 51.1 13:02 11:04 18 23 175 62.9
16 Andrew Peters 27 LW 44 93 131 41.5 -9.4 -16.7 -17.6 70 102 40.7 -11.6 3.4 92.2 95.6 69.6 30.4 3:09 3:06 2 6 28 64.3
17 Jason Pominville 25 RW 82 990 993 49.9 -0.7 -0.2 -0.8 774 757 50.6 -1.6 10.8 91.5 102.3 49.2 50.8 19:41 13:06 37 45 391 58.6
18 Nolan Pratt 32 D 55 500 572 46.6 -3.6 -6.5 -6.8 401 422 48.7 -2.2 7.2 92.9 100.1 51.8 48.2 13:15 12:03 11 20 49 42.9
19 Derek Roy 24 C 78 1080 924 53.9 5.8 8.5 10.5 848 685 55.3 6.5 11.6 87.7 99.4 54.5 45.5 20:41 14:03 47 66 359 59.1
20 Michael Ryan 27 C 46 294 335 46.7 -4.0 -6.1 -6.9 231 252 47.8 -3.9 6.6 91.8 98.5 52.8 47.2 9:53 8:45 8 11 92 65.2
21 Andrej Sekera 21 D 37 479 484 49.7 -0.3 -0.5 -0.5 358 359 49.9 0.1 10.9 89.9 100.8 52.6 47.4 18:57 15:59 14 14 71 38.0
22 Jaroslav Spacek 33 D 60 870 846 50.7 3.4 1.5 4.3 674 656 50.7 1.8 11.4 89.1 100.5 56.2 43.8 22:59 16:09 12 43 218 43.6
23 Drew Stafford 22 RW 64 620 642 49.1 -1.3 -1.8 -2.3 479 472 50.4 -0.6 10.9 90.2 101.2 51.9 48.1 13:20 11:15 15 26 162 63.0
24 Henrik Tallinder 29 D 71 1064 1057 50.2 -1.5 0.4 -1.2 832 798 51.0 -1.5 8.3 91.3 99.7 48.0 52.0 20:45 16:38 16 50 147 46.9
25 Thomas Vanek 24 LW 82 988 880 52.9 4.9 6.3 8.3 770 660 53.8 5.0 9.8 87.9 97.7 55.2 44.8 16:40 12:35 32 59 377 62.9
26 Mike Weber 20 D 16 218 191 53.3 3.9 6.7 7.2 160 138 53.7 5.8 14.3 92.8 107.1 53.2 46.8 15:32 15:11 0 8 24 45.8

Skater Time on Ice Statistics

Even Strength Power Play Short Handed
Rk Player Pos Shift GP TOI CF% Rel GF/60 GA/60 TOI CF% Rel GF/60 GA/60 TOI CF% Rel GF/60 GA/60
1 Maxim Afinogenov RW 0:46 55 12:55 8.2 2.5 3.5 3:16 -6.8 4.2 1.0 0:01 83.4 0.0 0.0
2 Tim Connolly C 0:40 48 12:34 2.8 3.4 3.1 4:01 8.6 9.1 0.3 2:05 5.6 1.1 6.3
3 Michael Funk D 0:58 4 11:15 -26.1 0.0 3.9 0:19 -34.3 0.0 0.0 0:01
4 Paul Gaustad C 0:42 81 12:35 -1.9 2.1 2.2 2:57 -2.5 5.6 0.7 1:34 -4.1 0.4 4.9
5 Marc-Andre Gragnani LW 0:35 2 6:17 -14.4 0.0 9.5 0:00 0:00
6 Jochen Hecht C 0:39 74 14:46 -2.1 2.9 2.7 1:45 -5.0 5.5 1.7 2:46 1.6 0.6 6.9
7 Patrick Kaleta RW 0:46 39 6:14 -5.4 2.2 2.0 0:05 -37.4 0.0 0.0 0:00 0.0 0.0
8 Dmitri Kalinin D 0:46 46 14:00 -3.8 1.8 2.1 2:04 -9.7 3.7 0.6 1:15 -6.3 0.0 7.3
9 Ales Kotalik RW 0:38 78 12:01 1.8 1.8 1.9 3:16 0.9 8.3 0.7 0:01 -14.7 0.0 8.0
10 Toni Lydman D 0:50 81 17:12 -3.8 2.7 2.7 0:51 -4.0 4.0 0.8 3:35 -5.8 0.8 6.9
11 Clarke MacArthur LW 0:36 37 12:47 -4.3 3.2 2.7 1:26 -13.9 3.3 1.1 0:20 -7.6 0.0 0.0
12 Adam Mair C 0:49 71 8:27 -8.3 2.2 2.3 0:12 -3.4 4.0 0.0 0:13 21.7 0.0 6.3
13 Teppo Numminen D 0:53 1 15:42 0.0 0.0 0:00 0:21 0.0 0.0
14 Nathan Paetsch D 0:48 58 11:45 -1.3 2.8 2.4 1:32 -5.1 3.2 0.6 0:21 2.7 0.0 2.7
15 Daniel Paille LW 0:40 76 11:15 -3.3 2.7 2.2 0:11 -16.3 0.0 0.0 1:45 0.2 1.3 4.9
16 Andrew Peters LW 0:27 44 3:04 -9.4 0.9 2.6 0:02 10.5 0.0 0.0 0:01 0.0 0.0
17 Jason Pominville RW 0:41 81 13:37 -0.7 3.4 2.6 3:36 -1.3 7.0 0.6 2:41 4.0 1.0 6.2
18 Nolan Pratt D 0:46 54 12:18 -3.6 1.9 1.9 0:02 -49.4 0.0 0.0 1:08 3.7 0.9 4.7
19 Derek Roy C 0:56 77 14:31 5.8 4.0 3.5 3:49 -2.4 7.4 0.6 2:37 0.0 1.7 4.9
20 Michael Ryan C 0:43 46 8:44 -4.0 1.8 2.2 0:10 -16.4 8.7 0.0 0:57 -3.7 0.0 2.7
21 Andrej Sekera D 0:50 36 16:35 -0.3 2.9 2.6 1:02 -6.9 5.9 1.5 1:49 0.3 1.7 6.1
22 Jaroslav Spacek D 0:44 60 16:24 3.4 3.6 3.2 4:03 -1.6 8.2 0.5 2:30 8.5 0.8 4.9
23 Drew Stafford RW 0:45 63 11:34 -1.3 3.2 2.8 1:54 -7.5 2.4 1.0 0:03 14.5 0.0 0.0
24 Henrik Tallinder D 0:51 70 17:02 -1.5 2.6 2.6 0:12 -6.9 3.3 0.0 3:47 -10.3 0.9 6.3
25 Thomas Vanek LW 0:57 81 12:55 4.9 3.3 3.5 3:48 -0.5 6.9 0.4 0:07 25.3 0.0 4.3
26 Mike Weber D 0:49 15 16:19 3.9 4.4 1.7 0:02 17.4 0.0 0.0 0:11 -1.5 0.0 28.2