1996-97 Colorado Avalanche Roster and Statistics

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Record: 49-24-9 (107 points), Finished 1st in NHL Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Marc Crawford (49-24-9)

Goals For: 277 (2nd of 26), Goals Against: 205 (5th of 26)
SRS: 0.81 (1st of 26), SOS: -0.07 (26th of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Finals (4-2) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Conference Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Edmonton Oilers
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Chicago Blackhawks

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Colorado Avalanche 82 49 24 9 107 .652 277 205 0.81 -0.07 5.88 83 403 20.60 42 339 87.61 14 12
League Average 82 35 36 11 81 .495 239 241 -0.03 0.00 5.86 55 335 16.28 55 336 83.65 10 10

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
6 Wade Belak D 20 6-5 222 R/- R July 3, 1976 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
1 Craig Billington G 30 5-10 170 -/L 8 September 11, 1966 11-8-2, 2.65 GAA
32 Rich Brennan D 24 6-2 200 R/- R November 26, 1972 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
20 Rene Corbet LW 23 6-0 195 L/- 3 June 25, 1973 12 G, 15 A, 27 P
18 Adam Deadmarsh RW 21 6-0 205 R/- 2 May 10, 1975 33 G, 27 A, 60 P
30 Marc Denis G 19 6-1 193 -/L R August 1, 1977 0-1-0, 3.00 GAA
52 Adam Foote D 25 6-2 220 R/- 5 July 10, 1971 2 G, 19 A, 21 P
21 Peter Forsberg C 23 6-0 205 L/- 2 July 20, 1973 28 G, 58 A, 86 P
5 Alexei Gusarov D 32 6-3 185 L/- 6 July 8, 1964 2 G, 12 A, 14 P
11 Keith Jones RW 28 6-2 200 L/- 4 November 8, 1968 23 G, 20 A, 43 P
13 Valeri Kamensky LW 30 6-2 198 R/- 5 April 18, 1966 28 G, 38 A, 66 P
25 Mike Keane RW 29 5-10 185 R/- 8 May 29, 1967 10 G, 17 A, 27 P
24 Jon Klemm D 27 6-2 205 R/- 4 January 8, 1970 9 G, 15 A, 24 P
4 Uwe Krupp D 31 6-6 235 R/- 10 June 24, 1965 4 G, 17 A, 21 P
28 Eric Lacroix LW 25 6-1 210 L/- 3 July 15, 1971 18 G, 18 A, 36 P
2 Sylvain Lefebvre D 29 6-2 205 L/- 7 October 14, 1967 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
22 Claude Lemieux RW 31 6-1 215 R/- 13 July 16, 1965 11 G, 17 A, 28 P
7 Curtis Leschyshyn D 27 6-1 207 L/- 8 September 21, 1969 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
10 Josef Marha C 20 6-0 176 L/- 1 June 2, 1976 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
27 Christian Matte RW 22 6-0 190 R/- R January 20, 1975 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
29 Eric Messier D 23 6-2 195 L/- R October 29, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Aaron Miller D 25 6-3 210 R/- 3 August 11, 1971 5 G, 12 A, 17 P
8 Sandis Ozolinsh D 24 6-3 215 L/- 4 August 3, 1972 23 G, 45 A, 68 P
9 Mike Ricci C 25 6-0 200 L/- 6 October 27, 1971 13 G, 19 A, 32 P
33 Patrick Roy G 31 6-2 185 -/L 12 October 5, 1965 38-15-7, 2.32 GAA
19 Joe Sakic C 27 5-11 195 L/- 8 July 7, 1969 22 G, 52 A, 74 P
15 Yves Sarault LW 24 6-1 190 L/- 2 December 23, 1972 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
23 Brent Severyn LW 30 6-2 211 L/- 4 February 22, 1966 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
17 Landon Wilson RW 21 6-3 224 R/- 1 March 13, 1975 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
26 Stephane Yelle C 22 6-2 182 L/- 1 May 9, 1974 9 G, 17 A, 26 P
48 Scott Young RW 29 6-1 200 R/- 8 October 1, 1967 18 G, 19 A, 37 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 Peter Forsberg C 23 65 28 58 86 31 31 73 19 5 4 4 34 21 3 188 14.9 8.1 1.9 10.0
2 Joe Sakic C 27 65 22 52 74 26 -10 34 10 10 2 5 25 26 1 261 8.4 6.4 0.5 6.9
3 Sandis Ozolinsh D 24 80 23 45 68 25 4 88 10 13 0 4 15 29 1 232 9.9 6.9 4.2 11.1
4 Valeri Kamensky LW 30 68 28 38 66 26 5 38 20 8 0 4 20 18 0 165 17.0 6.1 1.1 7.2
5 Adam Deadmarsh RW 21 78 33 27 60 25 8 136 20 10 3 4 12 14 1 198 16.7 5.6 1.3 6.9
6 Keith Jones RW 28 67 23 20 43 18 5 105 9 13 1 7 14 6 0 158 14.6 3.6 1.0 4.6
7 Scott Young RW 29 72 18 19 37 15 -5 14 11 7 0 0 6 13 0 164 11.0 2.3 0.8 3.1
8 Eric Lacroix LW 25 81 18 18 36 15 16 26 16 2 0 4 17 1 0 141 12.8 1.9 1.6 3.5
9 Mike Ricci C 25 63 13 19 32 12 -3 59 8 5 0 3 11 8 0 74 17.6 1.8 0.7 2.5
10 Claude Lemieux RW 31 45 11 17 28 11 -4 43 6 5 0 4 9 8 0 168 6.5 1.9 0.4 2.3
11 Rene Corbet LW 23 76 12 15 27 11 14 67 11 1 0 3 13 2 0 128 9.4 0.7 1.5 2.2
12 Mike Keane RW 29 81 10 17 27 10 2 63 9 0 1 1 17 0 0 91 11.0 0.3 1.1 1.4
13 Stephane Yelle C 22 79 9 17 26 10 1 38 8 0 1 1 15 0 2 89 10.1 0.2 1.1 1.3
14 Jon Klemm D 27 80 9 15 24 9 12 37 6 1 2 1 13 2 0 103 8.7 1.5 4.8 6.3
15 Uwe Krupp D 31 60 4 17 21 7 12 48 2 2 0 1 12 3 2 107 3.7 1.2 3.8 5.0
16 Adam Foote D 25 78 2 19 21 6 16 135 2 0 0 0 15 2 2 60 3.3 0.6 5.0 5.6
17 Aaron Miller D 25 56 5 12 17 6 15 15 5 0 0 3 11 1 0 47 10.6 0.9 3.8 4.8
18 Alexei Gusarov D 32 58 2 12 14 4 4 28 2 0 0 0 11 1 0 33 6.1 0.4 3.1 3.5
19 Sylvain Lefebvre D 29 71 2 11 13 4 12 30 1 1 0 0 8 1 2 77 2.6 0.0 4.3 4.4
20 Brent Severyn LW 30 66 1 4 5 2 -6 193 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 55 1.8 -2.0 0.7 -1.3
21 Curtis Leschyshyn D 27 11 0 5 5 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 8 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.9
22 Yves Sarault LW 24 28 2 1 3 1 0 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 41 4.9 -0.6 0.4 -0.3
23 Landon Wilson RW 21 9 1 2 3 1 1 23 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 14.3 0.0 0.2 0.2
24 Christian Matte RW 22 5 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 16.7 0.1 0.1 0.2
25 Craig Billington G 30 23 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.4
26 Josef Marha C 20 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
27 Patrick Roy G 31 62 0 1 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5
28 Wade Belak D 20 5 0 0 0 0 -1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
29 Rich Brennan D 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
30 Marc Denis G 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1
31 Eric Messier D 23 21 0 0 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 -0.4 1.5 1.1
Team Total 82 277 465 742 138 1337 180 83 14 49 2620 10.6 47.5 45.9 110.4

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 Patrick Roy G 31 62 38 15 7 143 1861 1718 .923 2.32 7 3698 81 34.31 13.5
2 Craig Billington G 30 23 11 8 2 53 584 531 .909 2.65 1 1200 95 2.64 3.4
3 Marc Denis G 19 1 0 1 0 3 26 23 .885 3.00 0 60 0.1
Team Total 82 49 24 9 199 2471 2272 .919 2.41 8 4958 17.0

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Joe Sakic C 27 17 8 17 25 9 5 14 5 3 0 0 50 16.0
2 Claude Lemieux RW 31 17 13 10 23 10 7 32 9 4 0 4 73 17.8
3 Valeri Kamensky LW 30 17 8 14 22 8 -1 16 3 5 0 2 49 16.3
4 Peter Forsberg C 23 14 5 12 17 6 -6 10 2 3 0 0 35 14.3
5 Sandis Ozolinsh D 24 17 4 13 17 6 -1 24 2 2 0 1 39 10.3
6 Adam Deadmarsh RW 21 17 3 6 9 3 -6 24 2 1 0 1 39 7.7
7 Stephane Yelle C 22 12 1 6 7 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 19 5.3
8 Scott Young RW 29 17 4 2 6 3 -1 14 2 2 0 0 21 19.0
9 Keith Jones RW 28 6 3 3 6 2 2 4 2 1 0 0 16 18.8
10 Mike Ricci C 25 17 2 4 6 2 1 17 2 0 0 1 21 9.5
11 Eric Lacroix LW 25 17 1 4 5 2 2 19 1 0 0 0 15 6.7
12 Mike Keane RW 29 17 3 1 4 2 2 24 3 0 0 1 17 17.6
13 Rene Corbet LW 23 17 2 2 4 2 0 27 2 0 0 0 31 6.5
14 Adam Foote D 25 17 0 4 4 1 3 62 0 0 0 0 17 0.0
15 Aaron Miller D 25 17 1 2 3 1 3 10 1 0 0 0 8 12.5
16 Alexei Gusarov D 32 17 0 3 3 1 3 14 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
17 Jon Klemm D 27 17 1 1 2 1 -1 6 1 0 0 0 20 5.0
18 Craig Billington G 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Sylvain Lefebvre D 29 17 0 0 0 0 -1 25 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
20 Eric Messier D 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
21 Patrick Roy G 31 17 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
22 Yves Sarault LW 24 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
23 Brent Severyn LW 30 8 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
Team Total 17 59 104 163 17 374 38 21 0 10 500 11.8

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Patrick Roy G 31 17 10 7 38 559 521 .932 2.21 3 1034 84 7.32
2 Craig Billington G 30 1 0 0 1 13 12 .923 3.00 0 20
Team Total 17 10 7 39 572 533 .932 2.22 3 1054