1997-98 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 37-32-13 (87 points), Finished 4th in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alain Vigneault (37-32-13)

Goals For: 235 (5th of 26), Goals Against: 208 (13th of 26)
SRS: 0.33 (8th of 26), SOS: 0.00 (14th of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Buffalo Sabres
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Pittsburgh Penguins

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 S S% SA SV% PDO
Montreal Canadiens 82 37 32 13 87 .530 235 208 0.33 0.00 5.40 68 372 18.28 62 401 84.54 13 8 2277 10.3 2133 .903
League Average 82 35 35 13 82 .500 216 216 0.00 0.00 5.28 57 380 15.08 57 380 84.92 10 10

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary Salary
71 Sebastien Bordeleau C 22 5-11 185 R/- 2 February 15, 1975 6 G, 8 A, 14 P N/A
43 Patrice Brisebois D 27 6-2 197 R/- 7 January 27, 1971 10 G, 27 A, 37 P N/A
17 Benoit Brunet LW 29 6-0 203 L/- 8 August 24, 1968 12 G, 20 A, 32 P N/A
20 Valeri Bure RW 23 5-10 185 R/- 3 June 13, 1974 7 G, 22 A, 29 P N/A
28 Marc Bureau C 31 6-1 203 R/- 8 May 19, 1966 13 G, 6 A, 19 P N/A
29 Brett Clark D 21 6-0 194 L/- R December 23, 1976 1 G, 0 A, 1 P N/A
27 Shayne Corson LW 31 6-1 202 L/- 12 August 13, 1966 21 G, 34 A, 55 P N/A
21 Jassen Cullimore D 25 6-5 235 L/- 3 December 4, 1972 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
25 Vincent Damphousse C 30 6-1 200 L/- 11 December 17, 1967 18 G, 41 A, 59 P N/A
48 Francois Groleau D 25 6-0 197 L/- 2 January 23, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
46 Matt Higgins C 20 6-2 190 L/- R October 29, 1977 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
44 Jonas Hoglund LW 25 6-3 215 R/- 1 August 29, 1972 6 G, 5 A, 11 P N/A
15 Eric Houde C 21 5-11 191 L/- 1 December 19, 1976 1 G, 0 A, 1 P N/A
11 Saku Koivu C 23 5-10 182 L/- 2 November 23, 1974 14 G, 43 A, 57 P N/A
51 David Ling RW 23 5-10 204 R/- 1 January 9, 1975 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
38 Vladimir Malakhov D 29 6-4 230 L/- 5 August 30, 1968 13 G, 31 A, 44 P N/A
22 Dave Manson D 31 6-2 200 L/- 11 January 27, 1967 4 G, 30 A, 34 P N/A
35 Andy Moog G 37 5-8 175 -/L 17 February 18, 1960 18-17-5, 2.49 GAA N/A
34 Peter Popovic D 29 6-6 243 L/- 4 February 10, 1968 2 G, 6 A, 8 P N/A
37 Patrick Poulin LW 24 6-1 216 L/- 6 April 23, 1973 4 G, 6 A, 10 P N/A
5 Stephane Quintal D 29 6-3 231 R/- 9 October 22, 1968 6 G, 10 A, 16 P N/A
8 Mark Recchi RW 29 5-10 195 L/- 9 February 1, 1968 32 G, 42 A, 74 P N/A
44 Stephane Richer LW 31 6-2 215 R/- 13 June 7, 1966 5 G, 4 A, 9 P N/A
52 Craig Rivet D 23 6-2 207 R/- 3 September 13, 1974 0 G, 2 A, 2 P N/A
26 Martin Rucinsky LW 26 6-1 205 L/- 6 March 11, 1971 21 G, 32 A, 53 P N/A
14 Terry Ryan LW 21 6-1 202 L/- 1 January 14, 1977 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
49 Brian Savage RW 26 6-1 200 L/- 4 February 24, 1971 26 G, 17 A, 43 P N/A
23 Turner Stevenson RW 25 6-3 220 R/- 5 May 18, 1972 4 G, 6 A, 10 P N/A
41 Jocelyn Thibault G 23 5-11 169 -/L 4 January 12, 1975 19-15-8, 2.47 GAA N/A
24 Scott Thornton C 27 6-3 220 L/- 7 January 9, 1971 6 G, 9 A, 15 P N/A
12 Darcy Tucker C 22 5-10 178 L/- 2 March 15, 1975 1 G, 5 A, 6 P N/A
55 Igor Ulanov D 28 6-3 220 L/- 6 October 1, 1969 0 G, 1 A, 1 P N/A
21 Mick Vukota RW 31 6-1 225 R/- 10 September 14, 1966 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
3 David Wilkie D 23 6-3 215 R/- 3 May 30, 1974 1 G, 0 A, 1 P N/A
3 Zarley Zalapski D 29 6-1 215 L/- 10 April 22, 1968 1 G, 5 A, 6 P N/A

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
1 Mark Recchi RW 29 82 32 42 74 11 51 22 9 1 6 22 20 0 216 14.8 7.6 1.4 8.9
2 Vincent Damphousse C 30 76 18 41 59 14 58 15 2 1 5 26 13 2 164 11.0 4.9 1.4 6.3
3 Saku Koivu C 23 69 14 43 57 8 48 10 2 2 3 23 19 1 145 9.7 4.5 1.1 5.6
4 Shayne Corson LW 31 62 21 34 55 2 108 6 14 1 1 23 9 2 142 14.8 5.3 0.8 6.1
5 Martin Rucinsky LW 26 78 21 32 53 13 84 13 5 3 3 21 9 2 192 10.9 4.5 1.4 5.9
6 Vladimir Malakhov D 29 74 13 31 44 16 70 5 8 0 2 13 17 1 166 7.8 4.2 4.6 8.8
7 Brian Savage RW 26 64 26 17 43 11 36 18 8 0 7 14 3 0 152 17.1 4.5 1.2 5.7
8 Patrice Brisebois D 27 79 10 27 37 16 67 5 5 0 1 14 12 1 125 8.0 3.1 4.8 7.9
9 Dave Manson D 31 81 4 30 34 22 122 2 2 0 0 22 8 0 148 2.7 2.1 5.4 7.5
10 Benoit Brunet LW 29 68 12 20 32 11 61 9 1 2 2 15 3 2 87 13.8 1.8 1.2 3.0
11 Valeri Bure RW 23 50 7 22 29 -5 33 5 2 0 1 12 10 0 134 5.2 1.7 0.4 2.1
12 Marc Bureau C 31 74 13 6 19 0 12 13 0 0 2 4 0 2 82 15.9 0.4 0.8 1.2
13 Stephane Quintal D 29 71 6 10 16 13 97 6 0 0 0 10 0 0 88 6.8 0.7 4.2 4.9
14 Scott Thornton C 27 67 6 9 15 0 158 5 1 0 1 8 1 0 51 11.8 -0.4 0.8 0.3
15 Sebastien Bordeleau C 22 53 6 8 14 5 36 3 2 1 0 4 4 0 55 10.9 0.0 0.8 0.8
16 Jonas Hoglund LW 25 28 6 5 11 2 6 2 4 0 0 3 2 0 62 9.7 0.6 0.4 1.0
17 Patrick Poulin LW 24 34 4 6 10 -1 8 3 0 1 1 4 2 0 39 10.3 0.1 0.3 0.5
18 Turner Stevenson RW 25 63 4 6 10 -8 110 3 1 0 0 6 0 0 43 9.3 -1.0 0.4 -0.6
19 Stephane Richer LW 31 14 5 4 9 1 5 3 2 0 0 3 1 0 24 20.8 0.9 0.2 1.1
20 Peter Popovic D 29 69 2 6 8 -6 38 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 40 5.0 -0.5 2.7 2.2
21 Darcy Tucker C 22 39 1 5 6 -6 57 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 19 5.3 -0.8 0.2 -0.6
22 Zarley Zalapski D 29 28 1 5 6 -1 22 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 27 3.7 0.1 1.2 1.3
23 Craig Rivet D 23 61 0 2 2 -3 93 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 26 0.0 -1.1 2.5 1.4
24 Jocelyn Thibault G 23 47 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6.0
25 Brett Clark D 21 41 1 0 1 -3 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 3.8 -0.7 1.6 1.0
26 Eric Houde C 21 9 1 0 1 -3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 25.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.2
27 David Wilkie D 23 5 1 0 1 -1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 50.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
28 Igor Ulanov D 28 4 0 1 1 -2 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Jassen Cullimore D 25 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1
30 Francois Groleau D 25 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
31 Matt Higgins C 20 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
32 David Ling RW 23 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
33 Andy Moog G 37 42 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6.0
34 Terry Ryan LW 21 4 0 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
35 Mick Vukota RW 31 22 0 0 0 -4 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 -0.8 0.1 -0.7
Team Total 82 235 414 649 101 1531 154 68 13 37 265 134 13 2277 10.3 41.5 40.3 93.7

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 Jocelyn Thibault G 23 47 19 15 8 109 1109 1000 .902 2.47 2 2652 105 -5.02 6.0
2 Andy Moog G 37 42 18 17 5 97 1024 927 .905 2.49 3 2337 101 -0.99 6.0
Team Total 82 37 32 13 206 2133 1927 .903 2.48 5 4989 12.0

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 Mark Recchi RW 29 10 4 8 12 2 6 4 0 0 2 22 18.2
2 Shayne Corson LW 31 10 3 6 9 3 26 2 1 0 1 33 9.1
3 Vincent Damphousse C 30 10 3 6 9 -4 22 2 1 0 0 42 7.1
4 Vladimir Malakhov D 29 9 3 4 7 -3 10 1 2 0 0 19 15.8
5 Turner Stevenson RW 25 10 3 4 7 1 12 3 0 0 0 21 14.3
6 Saku Koivu C 23 6 2 3 5 4 2 1 1 0 0 14 14.3
7 Igor Ulanov D 28 10 1 4 5 3 12 1 0 0 0 6 16.7
8 Martin Rucinsky LW 26 10 3 0 3 -2 4 2 1 0 0 35 8.6
9 Marc Bureau C 31 10 1 2 3 -1 6 1 0 0 0 16 6.3
10 Jonas Hoglund LW 25 10 2 0 2 -1 0 2 0 0 0 7 28.6
11 Peter Popovic D 29 10 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 33.3
12 Stephane Quintal D 29 9 0 2 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
13 Brian Savage RW 26 9 0 2 2 -2 6 0 0 0 0 24 0.0
14 Scott Thornton C 27 9 0 2 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 13 0.0
15 Patrice Brisebois D 27 10 1 0 1 -5 0 1 0 0 0 26 3.8
16 Benoit Brunet LW 29 8 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 1 5 20.0
17 Dave Manson D 31 10 0 1 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 25 0.0
18 Jocelyn Thibault G 23 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Zarley Zalapski D 29 6 0 1 1 -3 4 0 0 0 0 0
20 Sebastien Bordeleau C 22 5 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
21 Andy Moog G 37 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Patrick Poulin LW 24 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
23 Craig Rivet D 23 5 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
24 Jose Theodore G 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Mick Vukota RW 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 10 28 47 75 -7 148 22 6 0 4 330 8.5

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 Andy Moog G 37 9 4 5 24 204 180 .882 3.04 1 474 139 -6.68
2 Jocelyn Thibault G 23 2 0 0 4 16 12 .750 5.58 0 43
3 Jose Theodore G 21 3 0 1 0 1 35 34 .971 0.50 0 120
Team Total 10 4 6 0 29 255 226 .886 2.73 1 637