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 AvAge 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 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
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

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 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

Goalie Stats
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 0.6
Team Total 82 32 39 11 249 2576 2327 .903 3.01 4 4970 13.7