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2008-09 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 41-32-9 (91 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lindy Ruff (41-32-9)

Goals For: 250 (10th of 30), Goals Against: 234 (13th of 30)
SRS: 0.18 (11th of 30), SOS: -0.02 (21st of 30)

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team GP W L OL PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Buffalo Sabres 82 41 32 9 91 .555 250 234 0.18 -0.02 5.90 75 358 20.95 61 336 81.85 7 5
League Average 82 41 32 9 91 .557 239 239 0.00 0.00 5.83 65 341 18.95 65 341 81.05 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 29 6-0 190 L/- 8 September 4, 1979 6 G, 14 A, 20 P
34 Chris Butler D 22 6-1 196 L/- R October 27, 1986 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
19 Tim Connolly C 27 6-1 190 R/- 7 May 7, 1981 18 G, 29 A, 47 P
37 Matt Ellis LW 27 6-0 212 L/- 2 August 31, 1981 7 G, 5 A, 12 P
28 Paul Gaustad C 26 6-5 220 L/- 4 February 3, 1982 12 G, 17 A, 29 P
42 Nathan Gerbe C 21 5-5 178 L/- R July 24, 1987 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
17 Marc-Andre Gragnani D 21 6-2 201 L/- 1 March 11, 1987 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
55 Jochen Hecht C 31 6-1 198 L/- 9 June 21, 1977 12 G, 15 A, 27 P
36 Patrick Kaleta RW 22 6-1 206 R/- 2 June 8, 1986 4 G, 5 A, 9 P
58 Tim Kennedy LW 22 5-11 180 L/- R April 30, 1986 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
12 Ales Kotalik RW 30 6-1 225 R/- 6 December 23, 1978 13 G, 19 A, 32 P
40 Patrick Lalime G 34 6-3 192 -/L 9 July 7, 1974 5-13-3, 3.10 GAA
5 Toni Lydman D 31 6-1 208 L/- 7 September 25, 1977 3 G, 20 A, 23 P
41 Clarke MacArthur LW 23 6-0 191 L/- 2 April 6, 1985 17 G, 14 A, 31 P
22 Adam Mair C 29 6-1 208 R/- 8 February 15, 1979 8 G, 11 A, 19 P
25 Mark Mancari RW 23 6-3 225 R/- 1 July 11, 1985 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
30 Ryan Miller G 28 6-2 175 -/L 5 July 17, 1980 34-18-6, 2.53 GAA
17 Dominic Moore C 28 6-0 192 L/- 4 August 3, 1980 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
27 Teppo Numminen D 40 6-2 198 R/- 19 July 3, 1968 2 G, 15 A, 17 P
38 Nathan Paetsch D 25 6-0 195 L/- 3 March 30, 1983 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
20 Daniel Paille LW 24 6-0 200 L/- 3 April 15, 1984 12 G, 15 A, 27 P
76 Andrew Peters LW 28 6-4 240 L/- 4 May 5, 1980 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
29 Jason Pominville RW 26 6-0 185 R/- 4 November 30, 1982 20 G, 46 A, 66 P
52 Craig Rivet D 34 6-2 207 R/- 13 September 13, 1974 2 G, 22 A, 24 P
9 Derek Roy C 25 5-9 184 L/- 4 May 4, 1983 28 G, 42 A, 70 P
44 Andrej Sekera D 22 6-0 201 L/- 2 June 8, 1986 3 G, 16 A, 19 P
6 Jaroslav Spacek D 34 6-0 210 L/- 9 February 11, 1974 8 G, 37 A, 45 P
21 Drew Stafford RW 23 6-2 214 R/- 2 October 30, 1985 20 G, 25 A, 45 P
10 Henrik Tallinder D 30 6-4 215 L/- 6 January 10, 1979 1 G, 11 A, 12 P
32 Mikael Tellqvist G 29 5-11 185 -/L 5 September 19, 1979 2-1-0, 2.35 GAA
26 Thomas Vanek LW 25 6-2 205 R/- 3 January 19, 1984 40 G, 24 A, 64 P
4 Mike Weber D 21 6-2 211 L/- 1 December 16, 1987 0 G, 0 A, 0 P

Scoring Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Derek Roy C 25 82 28 42 70 26 -5 38 18 9 1 9 21 0 21 221 12.7 1738 21:12 5.3 1.8 7.1
2 Jason Pominville RW 26 82 20 46 66 23 -4 18 13 6 1 2 28 0 18 239 8.4 1620 20:46 4.4 1.7 6.1
3 Thomas Vanek LW 25 73 40 24 64 28 -1 44 18 20 2 5 18 0 6 211 19.0 1255 17:12 7.3 1.4 8.7
4 Tim Connolly C 27 48 18 29 47 17 12 22 12 5 1 5 16 0 13 126 14.3 918 19:07 4.2 1.5 5.7
5 Drew Stafford RW 23 79 20 25 45 17 3 29 11 9 0 0 17 0 8 183 10.9 1235 16:38 3.3 1.5 4.8
6 Jaroslav Spacek D 34 80 8 37 45 14 2 38 4 4 0 0 19 0 18 130 6.2 1782 22:17 3.5 4.1 7.5
7 Ales Kotalik RW 30 56 13 19 32 12 -7 28 5 8 0 1 9 0 10 153 8.5 853 15:14 2.3 0.7 3.0
8 Clarke MacArthur LW 23 71 17 14 31 13 -4 56 12 5 0 0 9 0 5 108 15.7 982 14:50 2.2 1.0 3.2
9 Paul Gaustad C 26 62 12 17 29 11 4 108 8 3 1 1 12 0 5 122 9.8 999 16:06 1.4 1.3 2.7
10 Jochen Hecht C 31 70 12 15 27 10 -9 33 8 3 1 1 11 2 2 173 6.9 1218 17:24 0.6 1.0 1.6
11 Daniel Paille LW 24 73 12 15 27 10 0 20 12 0 0 2 13 2 0 80 15.0 869 12:54 1.6 1.0 2.6
12 Craig Rivet D 34 64 2 22 24 7 4 125 1 1 0 0 11 1 10 80 2.5 1295 20:14 1.2 3.1 4.3
13 Toni Lydman D 31 80 3 20 23 7 0 70 3 0 0 0 14 1 5 99 3.0 1742 22:47 0.7 3.8 4.5
14 Maxim Afinogenov RW 29 48 6 14 20 7 -7 20 6 0 0 0 7 0 7 93 6.5 605 13:36 1.0 0.4 1.4
15 Adam Mair C 29 75 8 11 19 7 4 95 8 0 0 1 11 0 0 75 10.7 793 11:35 0.6 1.1 1.6
16 Andrej Sekera D 22 69 3 16 19 6 -11 22 2 1 0 1 12 0 4 84 3.6 1428 21:42 0.6 2.2 2.9
17 Teppo Numminen D 40 57 2 15 17 5 -4 22 1 1 0 1 10 0 5 34 5.9 998 18:30 0.8 1.9 2.7
18 Matt Ellis LW 27 45 7 5 12 5 4 12 7 0 0 2 4 0 1 73 9.6 397 9:50 0.9 0.6 1.5
19 Henrik Tallinder D 30 66 1 11 12 4 -2 36 1 0 0 1 10 0 1 35 2.9 1216 18:26 -0.1 2.5 2.4
20 Patrick Kaleta RW 22 51 4 5 9 4 1 89 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 35 11.4 455 9:55 0.1 0.6 0.6
21 Chris Butler D 22 47 2 4 6 2 11 18 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 36 5.6 786 17:43 -0.1 2.6 2.5
22 Nathan Paetsch D 25 23 2 4 6 2 3 25 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 21 9.5 280 12:11 0.5 0.9 1.4
23 Dominic Moore C 28 18 1 3 4 1 -1 23 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 33 3.0 274 15:12 -0.3 0.3 0.0
24 Mark Mancari RW 23 7 1 1 2 1 -4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 4.8 93 13:16 0.0 -0.1 0.0
25 Nathan Gerbe C 21 10 0 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 24 0.0 136 14:37 -0.3 0.3 0.0
26 Andrew Peters LW 28 28 0 1 1 0 -2 81 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 0.0 113 4:01 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
27 Marc-Andre Gragnani D 21 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 62 15:23 -0.1 0.3 0.2
28 Tim Kennedy LW 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 11 11:04 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Patrick Lalime G 34 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1297 54:02 0.0 0.0 3.3
30 Ryan Miller G 28 59 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3443 58:22 0.0 0.0 12.5
31 Mikael Tellqvist G 29 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 230 38:18 0.0 0.0 1.0
32 Mike Weber D 21 7 0 0 0 0 -3 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 99 14:10 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 82 242 416 658 -11 1105 160 75 7 33 2505 9.7 41.3 37.4 95.6

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Ryan Miller G 28 59 34 18 6 145 1773 1628 .918 2.53 5 3443 89 17.25 12.5
2 Patrick Lalime G 34 24 5 13 3 67 669 602 .900 3.10 0 1297 109 -5.78 3.3
3 Mikael Tellqvist G 29 6 2 1 0 9 125 116 .928 2.35 0 230 2.44 1.0
Team Total 82 41 32 9 221 2567 2346 .914 2.67 5 4970 16.9