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1996-97 Hartford Whalers Roster and Statistics

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Record: 32-39-11 (75 points), Finished 5th in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Maurice (32-39-11)

Goals For: 226 (18th of 26), Goals Against: 256 (19th of 26)
SRS: -0.37 (22nd of 26), SOS: -0.00 (14th of 26)

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Hartford Whalers 82 32 39 11 75 .457 226 256 -0.37 0.00 5.88 58 321 18.07 51 332 84.64 12 11
League Average 82 35 35 11 82 .500 239 239 0.00 0.00 5.83 55 336 16.27 55 336 83.73 10 10

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
27 Jeff Brown D 30 6-1 204 R/- 11 April 30, 1966 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
46 Kevin Brown RW 22 6-1 212 R/- 2 May 11, 1974 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
1 Sean Burke G 30 6-4 211 -/L 8 January 29, 1967 22-22-6, 2.69 GAA
6 Adam Burt D 28 6-2 205 L/- 8 January 15, 1969 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
21 Andrew Cassels C 27 6-1 185 L/- 7 July 23, 1969 22 G, 44 A, 66 P
39 Kelly Chase RW 29 5-11 201 R/- 7 October 25, 1967 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
3 Steve Chiasson D 29 6-1 205 L/- 10 April 14, 1967 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
77 Paul Coffey D 35 6-0 205 L/- 16 June 1, 1961 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
37 Jeff Daniels LW 28 6-1 200 L/- 5 June 24, 1968 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
4 Gerald Diduck D 31 6-1 216 R/- 12 April 6, 1965 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
11 Kevin Dineen RW 33 5-11 198 R/- 12 October 28, 1963 19 G, 29 A, 48 P
17 Hnat Domenichelli LW 20 6-0 195 L/- R February 17, 1976 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
16 Nelson Emerson RW 29 5-11 180 R/- 6 August 17, 1967 9 G, 29 A, 38 P
36 Glen Featherstone D 28 6-4 209 L/- 8 July 8, 1968 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
47 Jean-Sebastien Giguere G 19 6-1 202 -/L R May 16, 1977 1-4-0, 3.65 GAA
7 Brian Glynn D 29 6-4 218 L/- 9 November 23, 1967 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
5 Alexander Godynyuk D 27 6-0 207 L/- 6 January 27, 1970 1 G, 6 A, 7 P
32 Stu Grimson LW 31 6-4 240 L/- 8 May 20, 1965 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
14 Kevin Haller D 26 6-2 199 L/- 7 December 5, 1970 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
22 Mark Janssens C 28 6-3 212 L/- 9 May 19, 1968 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
24 Sami Kapanen RW 23 5-10 185 L/- 1 June 14, 1973 13 G, 12 A, 25 P
27 Derek King LW 29 6-1 203 L/- 10 February 11, 1967 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
18 Robert Kron C 29 5-11 185 L/- 6 February 27, 1967 10 G, 12 A, 22 P
7 Curtis Leschyshyn D 27 6-1 207 L/- 8 September 21, 1969 4 G, 13 A, 17 P
23 Marek Malik D 21 6-6 235 L/- 2 June 24, 1975 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
44 Kent Manderville C 25 6-3 200 L/- 5 April 12, 1971 6 G, 5 A, 11 P
26 Steve Martins C 24 5-9 185 L/- 1 April 13, 1972 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
25 Jason McBain D 22 6-2 180 L/- 1 April 12, 1974 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17 Chris Murray RW 22 6-2 213 R/- 2 October 25, 1974 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
29 Jason Muzzatti G 26 6-2 210 -/L 3 February 3, 1970 9-13-5, 3.43 GAA
10 Andrei Nikolishin LW 23 6-0 213 L/- 2 March 25, 1973 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
92 Jeff O'Neill C 20 6-1 195 R/- 1 February 23, 1976 14 G, 16 A, 30 P
41 Nolan Pratt D 21 6-3 207 L/- R August 14, 1975 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
55 Keith Primeau C 25 6-5 220 L/- 6 November 24, 1971 26 G, 25 A, 51 P
28 Paul Ranheim LW 31 6-1 210 R/- 8 January 25, 1966 10 G, 11 A, 21 P
12 Steven Rice RW 25 6-0 217 R/- 6 May 26, 1971 21 G, 14 A, 35 P
8 Geoff Sanderson LW 24 6-0 190 L/- 6 February 1, 1972 36 G, 31 A, 67 P
94 Brendan Shanahan LW 28 6-3 220 R/- 9 January 23, 1969 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
20 Glen Wesley D 28 6-1 207 L/- 9 October 2, 1968 6 G, 26 A, 32 P

Scoring Regular Season

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 Geoff Sanderson LW 24 82 36 31 67 29 -9 29 23 12 1 4 20 11 0 297 12.1 0 0:00 6.7 1.0 7.7
2 Andrew Cassels C 27 81 22 44 66 25 -16 46 14 8 0 2 28 14 2 142 15.5 0 0:00 5.3 0.7 6.0
3 Keith Primeau C 25 75 26 25 51 22 -3 161 17 6 3 2 19 4 2 169 15.4 0 0:00 4.5 1.1 5.5
4 Kevin Dineen RW 33 78 19 29 48 19 -6 141 11 8 0 5 21 7 1 185 10.3 0 0:00 3.4 1.0 4.4
5 Nelson Emerson RW 29 66 9 29 38 13 -21 34 6 2 1 2 14 15 0 194 4.6 0 0:00 2.0 0.3 2.2
6 Steven Rice RW 25 78 21 14 35 16 -11 59 16 5 0 2 11 3 0 159 13.2 0 0:00 2.3 0.8 3.2
7 Glen Wesley D 28 68 6 26 32 11 0 40 2 3 1 0 15 11 0 126 4.8 0 0:00 2.3 3.6 5.9
8 Jeff O'Neill C 20 72 14 16 30 12 -24 40 11 2 1 2 12 4 0 101 13.9 0 0:00 1.4 0.3 1.7
9 Sami Kapanen RW 23 45 13 12 25 11 6 2 10 3 0 2 11 1 0 82 15.9 0 0:00 1.9 0.9 2.8
10 Robert Kron C 29 68 10 12 22 9 -18 10 8 2 0 4 8 4 0 182 5.5 0 0:00 0.4 0.4 0.9
11 Paul Ranheim LW 31 67 10 11 21 9 -13 18 7 0 3 1 9 1 1 96 10.4 0 0:00 0.4 0.6 1.0
12 Curtis Leschyshyn D 27 64 4 13 17 6 -19 30 2 1 1 1 8 5 0 94 4.3 0 0:00 0.8 2.0 2.8
13 Steve Chiasson D 29 18 3 11 14 5 -10 7 0 3 0 0 3 8 0 56 5.4 0 0:00 1.3 0.2 1.5
14 Adam Burt D 28 71 2 11 13 4 -13 79 2 0 0 0 6 3 2 85 2.4 0 0:00 0.0 2.8 2.9
15 Kent Manderville C 25 44 6 5 11 5 3 18 6 0 0 1 4 0 1 51 11.8 0 0:00 -0.1 0.8 0.7
16 Gerald Diduck D 31 56 1 10 11 3 -9 40 1 0 0 1 8 2 0 59 1.7 0 0:00 0.1 2.3 2.4
17 Paul Coffey D 35 20 3 5 8 3 0 18 2 1 0 1 3 2 0 39 7.7 0 0:00 0.7 1.0 1.7
18 Kevin Haller D 26 35 2 6 8 3 -11 48 2 0 0 0 4 2 0 43 4.7 0 0:00 0.3 1.1 1.3
19 Glen Featherstone D 28 41 2 5 7 3 0 87 2 0 0 0 1 3 1 40 5.0 0 0:00 0.1 2.1 2.2
20 Andrei Nikolishin LW 23 12 2 5 7 3 -2 2 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 25 8.0 0 0:00 0.4 0.1 0.5
21 Alexander Godynyuk D 27 55 1 6 7 2 -10 41 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 34 2.9 0 0:00 -0.3 2.2 1.9
22 Derek King LW 29 12 3 3 6 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 28 10.7 0 0:00 0.4 0.2 0.6
23 Mark Janssens C 28 54 2 4 6 2 -10 90 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 30 6.7 0 0:00 -1.3 0.5 -0.8
24 Marek Malik D 21 47 1 5 6 2 5 50 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 33 3.0 0 0:00 -0.3 2.8 2.6
25 Stu Grimson LW 31 75 2 2 4 2 -7 218 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 17 11.8 0 0:00 -2.3 0.9 -1.4
26 Kevin Brown RW 22 11 0 4 4 1 -6 6 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 12 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 -0.1
27 Hnat Domenichelli LW 20 13 2 1 3 1 -4 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 14 14.3 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.0
28 Kelly Chase RW 29 28 1 2 3 1 2 122 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 20.0 0 0:00 -0.7 0.5 -0.2
29 Chris Murray RW 22 8 1 1 2 1 1 10 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 11.1 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.1
30 Sean Burke G 30 51 0 2 2 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 9.9
31 Jeff Daniels LW 28 10 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.2 0.0
32 Nolan Pratt D 21 9 0 2 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.5 0.5
33 Brian Glynn D 29 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0:00 0.2 0.2 0.4
34 Brendan Shanahan LW 28 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 13 7.7 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.2
35 Steve Martins C 24 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
36 Jason Muzzatti G 26 31 0 1 1 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 3.1
37 Jeff Brown D 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.0
38 Jean-Sebastien Giguere G 19 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.6
39 Jason McBain D 22 6 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 82 226 356 582 -204 1495 156 58 12 32 2435 9.3 29.4 31.4 74.6

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Sean Burke G 30 51 22 22 6 134 1560 1426 .914 2.69 4 2985 90 14.63 9.9
2 Jason Muzzatti G 26 31 9 13 5 91 815 724 .888 3.43 0 1591 117 -13.35 3.1
3 Jean-Sebastien Giguere G 19 8 1 4 0 24 201 177 .881 3.65 0 394 -4.85 0.6
Team Total 82 32 39 11 249 2576 2327 .903 3.01 4 4970 13.7