2009-10 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 45-27-10 (100 points), Finished 1st in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)

Coach: Lindy Ruff (45-27-10)

Goals For: 235 (11th of 30), Goals Against: 207 (4th of 30)
SRS: 0.26 (8th of 30), SOS: -0.08 (29th of 30)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Boston Bruins

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 27.8 82 45 27 10 100 .610 235 207 0.26 -0.08 5.39 55 313 17.57 38 284 86.62 4 3 2588 8.9 2567 .924 101.0
League Average 27.8 82 41 31 10 92 .561 233 233 0.00 0.00 5.68 56 304 18.23 56 304 81.77 6 6 2486 9.4 2479 .911

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
34 Chris Butler D 23 6-1 196 L/- 1 October 27, 1986 1 G, 20 A, 21 P
19 Tim Connolly C 28 6-1 190 R/- 8 May 7, 1981 17 G, 48 A, 65 P
37 Matt Ellis LW 28 6-0 208 L/- 3 August 31, 1981 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
63 Tyler Ennis C 20 5-9 169 L/- R October 6, 1989 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
1 Jhonas Enroth G 21 5-10 166 -/L R June 25, 1988 0-1-0, 4.14 GAA
28 Paul Gaustad C 27 6-5 223 L/- 5 February 3, 1982 12 G, 10 A, 22 P
42 Nathan Gerbe C 22 5-5 178 L/- 1 July 24, 1987 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
25 Mike Grier RW 35 6-1 224 R/- 12 January 5, 1975 10 G, 12 A, 22 P
55 Jochen Hecht C 32 6-1 198 L/- 10 June 21, 1977 21 G, 21 A, 42 P
36 Patrick Kaleta RW 23 6-1 198 R/- 3 June 8, 1986 10 G, 5 A, 15 P
13 Tim Kennedy LW 23 5-10 175 L/- 1 April 30, 1986 10 G, 16 A, 26 P
40 Patrick Lalime G 35 6-3 192 -/L 10 July 7, 1974 4-8-2, 2.81 GAA
5 Toni Lydman D 32 6-1 208 L/- 8 September 25, 1977 4 G, 16 A, 20 P
41 Clarke MacArthur LW 24 6-0 191 L/- 3 April 6, 1985 13 G, 13 A, 26 P
22 Adam Mair C 30 6-1 208 R/- 9 February 15, 1979 6 G, 8 A, 14 P
12 Mark Mancari RW 24 6-3 225 R/- 2 July 11, 1985 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
30 Ryan Miller G 29 6-2 168 -/L 6 July 17, 1980 41-18-8, 2.22 GAA
4 Steve Montador D 30 6-0 210 R/- 7 December 21, 1979 5 G, 18 A, 23 P
57 Tyler Myers D 19 6-8 219 R/- R February 1, 1990 11 G, 37 A, 48 P
38 Nathan Paetsch D 26 6-0 195 L/- 4 March 30, 1983 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
20 Daniel Paille LW 25 6-1 200 L/- 4 April 15, 1984 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
29 Jason Pominville RW 27 6-0 185 R/- 5 November 30, 1982 24 G, 38 A, 62 P
52 Craig Rivet (C) D 35 6-2 207 R/- 14 September 13, 1974 1 G, 14 A, 15 P
9 Derek Roy C 26 5-9 184 L/- 5 May 4, 1983 26 G, 43 A, 69 P
44 Andrej Sekera D 23 6-0 201 L/- 3 June 8, 1986 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
21 Drew Stafford RW 24 6-2 214 R/- 3 October 30, 1985 14 G, 20 A, 34 P
10 Henrik Tallinder D 31 6-4 215 L/- 7 January 10, 1979 4 G, 16 A, 20 P
17 Raffi Torres LW 28 6-0 210 L/- 7 October 8, 1981 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
26 Thomas Vanek LW 26 6-2 205 R/- 4 January 19, 1984 28 G, 25 A, 53 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 26 80 26 43 69 9 48 15 10 1 6 28 15 0 215 12.1 1551 19:23 5.7 2.2 7.9 47 27 610 603 50.3
2 Tim Connolly C 28 73 17 48 65 10 28 9 7 1 5 27 20 1 206 8.3 1359 18:37 4.8 2.0 6.9 46 23 349 398 46.7
3 Jason Pominville RW 27 82 24 38 62 13 22 16 8 0 2 26 12 0 252 9.5 1537 18:45 4.8 2.4 7.1 41 45 42 78 35.0
4 Thomas Vanek LW 26 71 28 25 53 9 42 18 10 0 6 17 8 0 182 15.4 1190 16:46 5.2 1.8 7.0 15 45 0 7 0.0
5 Tyler Myers D 19 82 11 37 48 13 32 8 3 0 1 23 13 1 104 10.6 1947 23:44 4.0 5.8 9.8 133 89 0 0
6 Jochen Hecht C 32 79 21 21 42 14 35 18 3 0 2 21 0 0 224 9.4 1358 17:11 2.8 2.2 5.0 43 44 143 172 45.4
7 Drew Stafford RW 24 71 14 20 34 4 35 9 5 0 1 14 6 0 181 7.7 1027 14:28 2.2 1.4 3.5 15 59 41 45 47.7
8 Clarke MacArthur LW 24 60 13 13 26 -14 47 10 3 0 3 9 4 0 99 13.1 862 14:22 1.7 0.4 2.1 20 47 61 80 43.3
9 Tim Kennedy LW 23 78 10 16 26 -3 50 9 1 0 3 15 1 0 98 10.2 1010 12:57 0.9 1.1 2.0 20 83 132 262 33.5
10 Steve Montador D 30 78 5 18 23 0 75 5 0 0 2 17 1 0 134 3.7 1333 17:06 1.4 3.2 4.6 81 54 0 1 0.0
11 Paul Gaustad C 27 65 12 10 22 -7 82 9 3 0 1 8 2 0 111 10.8 1023 15:45 0.7 0.9 1.6 34 111 586 438 57.2
12 Mike Grier RW 35 73 10 12 22 -4 14 10 0 0 2 11 0 1 123 8.1 1153 15:48 0.1 1.2 1.3 43 94 20 32 38.5
13 Chris Butler D 23 59 1 20 21 -15 22 1 0 0 0 8 12 0 61 1.6 1181 20:01 0.9 1.6 2.6 66 48 0 0
14 Toni Lydman D 32 67 4 16 20 10 30 4 0 0 1 14 2 0 77 5.2 1264 18:52 1.1 3.9 4.9 97 123 0 0
15 Henrik Tallinder D 31 82 4 16 20 13 32 4 0 0 0 15 0 1 53 7.5 1690 20:37 0.5 5.2 5.7 94 63 0 0
16 Patrick Kaleta RW 23 55 10 5 15 2 89 8 0 2 4 5 0 0 64 15.6 558 10:09 1.1 0.7 1.8 36 148 0 2 0.0
17 Craig Rivet D 35 78 1 14 15 -6 100 1 0 0 0 8 6 0 63 1.6 1421 18:13 0.0 2.9 3.0 55 60 0 0
18 Adam Mair C 30 69 6 8 14 -2 73 6 0 0 0 7 1 0 67 9.0 637 9:14 0.3 0.7 1.0 13 93 92 84 52.3
19 Matt Ellis LW 28 72 3 10 13 -1 12 3 0 0 1 10 0 0 112 2.7 652 9:03 -0.2 0.7 0.6 20 33 141 141 50.0
20 Andrej Sekera D 23 49 4 7 11 -1 6 4 0 0 0 6 1 0 59 6.8 855 17:27 0.6 2.0 2.6 46 39 0 1 0.0
21 Tyler Ennis C 20 10 3 6 9 1 6 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 23 13.0 153 15:20 0.8 0.2 1.1 5 2 13 18 41.9
22 Nathan Gerbe C 22 10 2 3 5 1 4 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 29 6.9 146 14:39 0.3 0.2 0.5 7 5 1 2 33.3
23 Raffi Torres LW 28 14 0 5 5 -3 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 21 0.0 187 13:21 0.0 0.1 0.1 4 13 1 2 33.3
24 Mark Mancari RW 24 6 1 1 2 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 19 5.3 84 14:04 0.1 0.2 0.3 2 8 0 3 0.0
25 Nathan Paetsch D 26 11 1 1 2 2 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 11.1 106 9:39 0.2 0.4 0.6 3 4 0 0
26 Daniel Paille LW 25 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 21 10:22 0.0 0.1 0.1 1 1 0 0
27 Jhonas Enroth G 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 58:18 0.0 0.0 0.1 0
28 Patrick Lalime G 35 16 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 854 53:22 0.0 0.0 2.4 0 0 0 0
29 Ryan Miller G 29 69 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4047 58:39 0.0 0.0 16.8 0 0 0 0
Team Total 82 231 414 645 49 902 172 55 4 41 302 108 4 2588 8.9 40.1 43.5 102.9 987 1361 2232 2369 48.5

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 29 69 67 41 18 8 150 2098 1948 .929 2.22 5 4047 48 .716 6 81 36.16 16.8
2 Patrick Lalime G 35 16 13 4 8 2 40 432 392 .907 2.81 0 854 6 .462 3 104 -1.67 2.4
3 Jhonas Enroth G 21 1 1 0 1 0 4 37 33 .892 4.14 0 58 0 .000 0 0.1
Team Total 82 45 27 10 194 2567 2373 .924 2.35 5 4959 19.3

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Jason Pominville RW 27 6 2 2 4 -1 2 2 0 0 1 18 11.1 122 20:17
2 Tyler Ennis C 20 6 1 3 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 20 5.0 103 17:09
3 Thomas Vanek LW 26 3 2 1 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 10 20.0 41 13:38
4 Tim Kennedy LW 23 6 1 2 3 3 4 1 0 0 0 7 14.3 87 14:25
5 Mike Grier RW 35 6 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 19 10.5 111 18:34
6 Nathan Gerbe C 22 2 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 29 14:38
7 Patrick Kaleta RW 23 6 1 1 2 4 22 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 60 10:04
8 Adam Mair C 30 6 1 1 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 72 12:01
9 Cody McCormick C 26 3 0 2 2 1 14 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 32 10:41
10 Derek Roy C 26 6 0 2 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 138 22:59
11 Henrik Tallinder D 31 6 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 136 22:41
12 Raffi Torres LW 28 4 0 2 2 1 12 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 52 12:55
13 Matt Ellis LW 28 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 29 9:44
14 Steve Montador D 30 6 1 0 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 143 23:54
15 Tyler Myers D 19 6 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 18 5.6 155 25:54
16 Craig Rivet D 35 6 1 0 1 2 11 1 0 0 1 3 33.3 87 14:35
17 Tim Connolly C 28 6 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 107 17:49
18 Paul Gaustad C 27 6 0 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 112 18:40
19 Toni Lydman D 32 6 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 157 26:15
20 Ryan Miller G 29 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 384 63:55
21 Andrej Sekera D 23 6 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 84 13:55
22 Drew Stafford RW 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 42 14:06
Team Total 6 15 22 37 26 112 15 0 0 2 194 7.7

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Ryan Miller G 29 6 6 2 4 15 204 189 .926 2.34 0 384 4 .667 0 80 3.76
Team Total 6 2 4 15 204 189 .926 2.34 0 384

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 Chris Butler 23 BUF D 59 826 829 49.9 -2.6 0.0 0.0 636 654 49.3 -3.1 6.4 91.4 97.8 51.8 48.2 10 37 159 37.7
2 Tim Connolly 28 BUF C 73 941 954 49.7 -0.8 0.0 0.0 722 734 49.6 -0.6 8.6 92.4 101.1 56.8 43.2 22 48 330 61.5
3 Matt Ellis 28 BUF LW 72 580 521 52.7 2.8 0.0 0.0 456 401 53.2 3.4 5.7 93.4 99.1 46.6 53.4 18 11 177 63.3
4 Tyler Ennis 20 BUF C 10 118 96 55.1 1.0 0.0 0.0 93 75 55.4 0.5 11.1 87.0 98.1 61.3 38.7 5 1 36 63.9
5 Paul Gaustad 27 BUF C 65 655 637 50.7 -1.2 0.0 0.0 486 484 50.1 -1.0 6.6 91.1 97.8 43.1 56.9 17 10 178 60.7
6 Nathan Gerbe 22 BUF C 10 102 108 48.6 -2.6 0.0 0.0 75 77 49.3 -2.1 8.9 93.3 102.3 53.1 46.9 2 1 45 64.4
7 Mike Grier 35 BUF RW 73 800 832 49.0 -3.2 0.0 0.0 610 639 48.8 -3.7 6.8 92.7 99.5 48.0 52.0 22 25 198 61.6
8 Jochen Hecht 32 BUF C 79 1103 1014 52.1 1.9 0.0 0.0 851 788 51.9 1.4 9.3 92.1 101.4 52.0 48.0 43 47 333 65.2
9 Patrick Kaleta 23 BUF RW 55 422 458 48.0 -3.7 0.0 0.0 317 340 48.2 -3.3 7.7 91.9 99.6 48.8 51.2 10 7 110 58.2
10 Tim Kennedy 23 BUF LW 78 796 854 48.2 -4.1 0.0 0.0 622 669 48.2 -4.5 8.1 92.6 100.7 51.5 48.5 30 32 159 61.6
11 Toni Lydman 32 BUF D 67 974 985 49.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 754 744 50.3 1.1 7.3 93.6 101.0 50.5 49.5 10 48 144 52.8
12 Adam Mair 30 BUF C 69 533 519 50.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 398 407 49.4 -0.5 7.1 92.9 100.0 49.1 50.9 11 18 104 64.4
13 Mark Mancari 24 BUF RW 6 91 53 63.2 7.0 0.0 0.0 62 39 61.4 4.5 6.4 100.0 106.4 50.0 50.0 0 1 31 61.3
14 Steve Montador 30 BUF D 78 1196 1050 53.3 4.0 0.0 0.0 884 810 52.2 2.6 7.0 92.1 99.1 55.0 45.0 20 49 241 55.6
15 Tyler Myers 19 BUF D 82 1283 1334 49.0 -3.0 0.0 0.0 1002 1038 49.1 -2.7 10.0 91.8 101.9 50.8 49.2 29 93 255 40.0
16 Jason Pominville 27 BUF RW 82 1117 1030 52.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 850 797 51.6 1.2 8.3 93.0 101.3 54.9 45.1 49 31 431 58.2
17 Craig Rivet 35 BUF D 78 976 1021 48.9 -3.5 0.0 0.0 744 786 48.6 -3.5 6.4 92.7 99.2 48.6 51.4 17 40 148 41.9
18 Derek Roy 26 BUF C 80 1109 1042 51.6 0.7 0.0 0.0 855 818 51.1 0.4 8.9 92.2 101.1 52.1 47.9 51 68 389 54.2
19 Andrej Sekera 23 BUF D 49 707 683 50.9 1.8 0.0 0.0 530 521 50.4 0.9 7.8 92.6 100.4 52.6 47.4 11 23 113 51.3
20 Drew Stafford 24 BUF RW 71 768 763 50.2 -0.5 0.0 0.0 597 597 50.0 -0.7 9.0 92.3 101.3 49.6 50.4 21 36 272 64.0
21 Henrik Tallinder 31 BUF D 82 1260 1296 49.3 -2.8 0.0 0.0 974 1004 49.2 -2.6 9.9 91.7 101.6 49.6 50.4 22 54 132 40.2
22 Thomas Vanek 26 BUF LW 71 820 841 49.4 -1.9 0.0 0.0 618 664 48.2 -3.2 10.7 92.1 102.8 59.3 40.7 34 39 310 57.1

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%
1 Tim Connolly 28 BUF C 6 71 89 44.4 2.5 0.0 0.0 53 72 42.4 -2.2 6.8 88.9 95.7 60.5 39.5 2 7 23 69.6
2 Matt Ellis 28 BUF LW 3 20 33 37.7 -5.9 0.0 0.0 14 27 34.1 -11.1 10.0 100.0 110.0 30.0 70.0 0 0 9 55.6
3 Tyler Ennis 20 BUF C 6 89 89 50.0 10.4 0.0 0.0 68 64 51.5 9.0 8.9 91.5 100.4 60.0 40.0 5 4 35 57.1
4 Paul Gaustad 27 BUF C 6 75 100 42.9 -3.2 0.0 0.0 58 73 44.3 -2.9 9.3 93.9 103.2 48.3 51.7 0 5 12 58.3
5 Nathan Gerbe 22 BUF C 2 21 22 48.8 12.0 0.0 0.0 17 18 48.6 6.8 15.4 100.0 115.4 66.7 33.3 0 0 12 50.0
6 Mike Grier 35 BUF RW 6 72 112 39.1 -7.7 0.0 0.0 58 81 41.7 -5.2 6.7 93.9 100.5 42.3 57.7 3 1 23 82.6
7 Patrick Kaleta 23 BUF RW 6 47 53 47.0 4.7 0.0 0.0 37 36 50.7 7.1 15.4 100.0 115.4 60.9 39.1 1 0 8 62.5
8 Tim Kennedy 23 BUF LW 6 66 85 43.7 -2.1 0.0 0.0 51 60 45.9 -0.8 16.7 92.9 109.5 45.9 54.1 4 4 13 53.8
9 Toni Lydman 32 BUF D 6 116 150 43.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 83 107 43.7 -2.2 6.1 96.2 102.3 51.9 48.1 4 5 22 45.5
10 Adam Mair 30 BUF C 6 54 73 42.5 -1.1 0.0 0.0 42 53 44.2 -0.5 9.1 97.4 106.5 54.5 45.5 3 3 8 75.0
11 Cody McCormick 26 BUF C 3 25 27 48.1 11.9 0.0 0.0 20 22 47.6 7.3 13.3 93.8 107.1 56.3 43.8 0 1 4 100.0
12 Steve Montador 30 BUF D 6 121 143 45.8 3.1 0.0 0.0 89 97 47.8 4.3 7.1 97.2 104.4 49.3 50.7 4 5 21 28.6
13 Tyler Myers 19 BUF D 6 102 122 45.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 82 90 47.7 4.8 7.8 91.1 98.9 55.4 44.6 1 9 28 64.3
14 Jason Pominville 27 BUF RW 6 94 79 54.3 15.7 0.0 0.0 70 49 58.8 18.8 6.6 84.8 91.4 59.1 40.9 2 8 23 78.3
15 Craig Rivet 35 BUF D 6 61 74 45.2 1.3 0.0 0.0 44 57 43.6 -1.9 15.2 91.4 106.6 51.4 48.6 0 2 9 33.3
16 Derek Roy 26 BUF C 6 97 111 46.6 5.6 0.0 0.0 68 75 47.6 5.2 7.8 96.1 103.9 50.8 49.2 4 7 23 56.5
17 Andrej Sekera 23 BUF D 6 58 76 43.3 -0.7 0.0 0.0 43 58 42.6 -3.4 15.2 91.9 107.0 52.9 47.1 4 1 12 33.3
18 Drew Stafford 24 BUF RW 3 38 43 46.9 11.8 0.0 0.0 26 28 48.1 10.2 0.0 100.0 100.0 61.5 38.5 2 2 9 88.9
19 Henrik Tallinder 31 BUF D 6 104 108 49.1 9.1 0.0 0.0 85 76 52.8 12.5 9.1 91.3 100.4 53.1 46.9 1 6 9 22.2
20 Raffi Torres 28 BUF LW 4 47 50 48.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 38 40 48.7 3.7 6.7 96.4 103.1 37.5 62.5 1 0 11 63.6
21 Thomas Vanek 26 BUF LW 3 29 38 43.3 -0.4 0.0 0.0 20 28 41.7 -3.9 21.4 90.0 111.4 35.3 64.7 4 0 13 76.9