1996-97 New Jersey Devils Roster and Statistics

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Record: 45-23-14 (104 points), Finished 1st in NHL Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jacques Lemaire (45-23-14)

Goals For: 231 (16th of 26), Goals Against: 182 (1st of 26)
SRS: 0.57 (5th of 26), SOS: -0.03 (23rd of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Semi-Finals (4-1) versus New York Rangers
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Montreal Canadiens

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
New Jersey Devils 82 45 23 14 104 .634 231 182 0.57 -0.03 5.04 40 288 13.89 28 235 88.09 4 9
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
23 Dave Andreychuk LW 33 6-4 220 R/- 14 September 29, 1963 27 G, 34 A, 61 P
30 Martin Brodeur G 24 6-2 220 -/L 4 May 6, 1972 37-14-13, 1.88 GAA
9 Neal Broten C 37 5-9 175 L/- 16 November 29, 1959 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
18 Sergei Brylin C 23 5-10 190 L/- 2 January 13, 1974 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
19 Bob Carpenter LW 33 6-0 200 L/- 15 July 13, 1963 4 G, 15 A, 19 P
29 Shawn Chambers D 30 6-2 210 L/- 9 October 11, 1966 4 G, 17 A, 21 P
3 Ken Daneyko D 32 6-1 215 L/- 13 April 17, 1964 2 G, 7 A, 9 P
28 Kevin Dean D 27 6-3 210 L/- 2 April 1, 1969 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
1 Mike Dunham G 24 6-3 200 -/L R June 1, 1972 8-7-1, 2.55 GAA
22 Patrik Elias RW 20 6-1 195 L/- 1 April 13, 1976 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
2 Dave Ellett D 32 6-2 205 L/- 12 March 30, 1964 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
93 Doug Gilmour C 33 5-11 177 L/- 13 June 25, 1963 7 G, 15 A, 22 P
12 Bill Guerin RW 26 6-2 220 R/- 5 November 9, 1970 29 G, 18 A, 47 P
16 Bobby Holik C 26 6-4 230 R/- 6 January 1, 1971 23 G, 39 A, 62 P
15 John MacLean RW 32 6-0 200 R/- 12 November 20, 1964 29 G, 25 A, 54 P
21 Randy McKay RW 30 6-2 210 R/- 8 January 25, 1967 9 G, 18 A, 27 P
27 Scott Niedermayer D 23 6-1 194 L/- 5 August 31, 1973 5 G, 30 A, 35 P
24 Lyle Odelein D 28 6-0 210 R/- 7 July 21, 1968 3 G, 13 A, 16 P
26 Krzysztof Oliwa LW 23 6-5 245 L/- R April 12, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
20 Jay Pandolfo LW 22 6-1 190 L/- R December 27, 1974 6 G, 8 A, 14 P
10 Denis Pederson C 21 6-2 205 R/- 1 September 10, 1975 12 G, 20 A, 32 P
8 Mike Peluso RW 31 6-4 225 L/- 7 November 8, 1965 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
5 Ricard Persson D 27 6-1 201 L/- 1 August 24, 1969 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
35 Jeff Reese G 30 5-9 180 -/L 9 March 24, 1966 0-2-0, 5.61 GAA
8 Pascal Rheaume C 23 6-1 210 L/- R June 21, 1973 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
14 Brian Rolston LW 23 6-2 215 L/- 2 February 21, 1973 18 G, 27 A, 45 P
9 Vadim Sharifijanov RW 21 6-0 205 L/- R December 23, 1975 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
33 Reid Simpson LW 27 6-2 216 L/- 4 May 21, 1969 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
26 Jason Smith D 23 6-3 220 R/- 3 November 2, 1973 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
4 Scott Stevens D 32 6-2 215 L/- 14 April 1, 1964 5 G, 19 A, 24 P
24 Steve Sullivan C 22 5-9 165 R/- 1 July 6, 1974 8 G, 14 A, 22 P
17 Petr Sykora C 20 6-0 190 L/- 1 November 19, 1976 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
32 Steve Thomas RW 33 5-10 185 L/- 12 July 15, 1963 15 G, 19 A, 34 P
25 Valeri Zelepukin LW 28 6-1 200 L/- 5 September 17, 1968 14 G, 24 A, 38 P
22 Peter Zezel C 31 5-11 220 L/- 12 April 22, 1965 0 G, 3 A, 3 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 Bobby Holik C 26 82 23 39 62 23 24 54 18 5 0 6 31 8 0 192 12.0 0 0:00 4.7 2.1 6.7
2 Dave Andreychuk LW 33 82 27 34 61 24 38 48 22 4 1 2 29 5 0 233 11.6 0 0:00 5.0 2.5 7.5
3 John MacLean RW 32 80 29 25 54 22 11 49 24 5 0 6 22 3 0 254 11.4 0 0:00 4.6 1.6 6.2
4 Bill Guerin RW 26 82 29 18 47 21 -2 95 22 7 0 9 14 4 0 177 16.4 0 0:00 3.9 1.1 5.0
5 Brian Rolston LW 23 81 18 27 45 17 6 20 14 2 2 3 20 7 0 237 7.6 0 0:00 2.7 1.4 4.1
6 Valeri Zelepukin LW 28 71 14 24 38 14 -10 36 11 3 0 2 21 3 0 111 12.6 0 0:00 2.1 0.7 2.8
7 Scott Niedermayer D 23 81 5 30 35 11 -4 64 2 3 0 3 15 15 0 159 3.1 0 0:00 2.1 4.8 6.9
8 Steve Thomas RW 33 57 15 19 34 13 9 46 14 1 0 2 17 2 0 124 12.1 0 0:00 2.3 1.2 3.5
9 Denis Pederson C 21 70 12 20 32 12 7 62 9 3 0 3 19 1 0 106 11.3 0 0:00 1.4 1.3 2.6
10 Randy McKay RW 30 77 9 18 27 10 15 109 9 0 0 2 16 2 0 92 9.8 0 0:00 0.3 1.7 2.0
11 Scott Stevens D 32 79 5 19 24 8 26 70 5 0 0 1 13 6 0 166 3.0 0 0:00 1.1 6.8 7.9
12 Steve Sullivan C 22 33 8 14 22 8 9 14 6 2 0 2 11 3 0 63 12.7 0 0:00 1.5 0.8 2.3
13 Doug Gilmour C 33 20 7 15 22 8 7 22 5 2 0 0 12 3 0 40 17.5 0 0:00 1.9 0.5 2.5
14 Shawn Chambers D 30 73 4 17 21 7 17 19 3 1 0 0 11 5 1 114 3.5 0 0:00 0.9 5.8 6.6
15 Bob Carpenter LW 33 62 4 15 19 6 6 14 3 0 1 0 15 0 0 76 5.3 0 0:00 -0.3 1.1 0.9
16 Lyle Odelein D 28 79 3 13 16 5 16 110 2 1 0 2 9 4 0 93 3.2 0 0:00 0.2 6.1 6.3
17 Jay Pandolfo LW 22 46 6 8 14 5 -1 6 6 0 0 1 8 0 0 61 9.8 0 0:00 0.1 0.6 0.7
18 Ken Daneyko D 32 77 2 7 9 3 24 70 2 0 0 0 6 0 1 63 3.2 0 0:00 -0.5 6.5 6.0
19 Dave Ellett D 32 20 2 5 7 2 2 6 1 1 0 1 0 5 0 22 9.1 0 0:00 0.4 1.4 1.8
20 Kevin Dean D 27 28 2 4 6 2 2 6 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 21 9.5 0 0:00 0.2 1.9 2.1
21 Patrik Elias RW 20 17 2 3 5 2 -4 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 23 8.7 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.1
22 Sergei Brylin C 23 29 2 2 4 2 -13 20 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 34 5.9 0 0:00 -0.6 0.0 -0.6
23 Martin Brodeur G 24 67 0 4 4 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 12.4
24 Reid Simpson LW 27 27 0 4 4 1 0 60 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 17 0.0 0 0:00 -0.7 0.4 -0.3
25 Jason Smith D 23 57 1 2 3 1 -8 38 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 48 2.1 0 0:00 -0.8 3.0 2.3
26 Petr Sykora C 20 19 1 2 3 1 -8 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 26 3.8 0 0:00 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
27 Peter Zezel C 31 18 0 3 3 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 13 0.0 0 0:00 -0.4 0.4 0.0
28 Mike Peluso RW 31 20 0 2 2 1 0 68 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 14 0.0 0 0:00 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
29 Pascal Rheaume C 23 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.2
30 Neal Broten C 37 3 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
31 Mike Dunham G 24 26 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 2.5
32 Krzysztof Oliwa LW 23 1 0 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 -0.1
33 Ricard Persson D 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.0
34 Jeff Reese G 30 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 -0.3
35 Vadim Sharifijanov RW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 0.0
Team Total 82 231 394 625 172 1131 187 40 4 45 2593 8.9 31.1 54.1 99.8

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 Martin Brodeur G 24 67 37 14 13 120 1633 1513 .927 1.88 10 3838 77 35.58 12.4
2 Mike Dunham G 24 26 8 7 1 43 456 413 .906 2.55 2 1013 99 0.45 2.5
3 Jeff Reese G 30 3 0 2 0 13 65 52 .800 5.61 0 139 -0.3
Team Total 82 45 23 14 176 2154 1978 .918 2.12 12 4990 14.6

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 John MacLean RW 32 10 4 5 9 4 1 4 1 2 1 1 32 12.5
2 Shawn Chambers D 30 10 1 6 7 2 -2 6 0 1 0 0 17 5.9
3 Scott Niedermayer D 23 10 2 4 6 2 0 6 0 2 0 1 34 5.9
4 Brian Rolston LW 23 10 4 1 5 2 0 6 1 1 2 0 45 8.9
5 Valeri Zelepukin LW 28 8 3 2 5 2 3 2 2 1 0 1 13 23.1
6 Patrik Elias RW 20 8 2 3 5 2 0 4 1 1 0 0 18 11.1
7 Bobby Holik C 26 10 2 3 5 2 1 4 1 1 0 0 29 6.9
8 Lyle Odelein D 28 10 2 2 4 2 -3 19 1 1 0 0 27 7.4
9 Doug Gilmour C 33 10 0 4 4 1 -2 14 0 0 0 0 21 0.0
10 Scott Stevens D 32 10 0 4 4 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0 27 0.0
11 Bill Guerin RW 26 8 2 1 3 1 -5 18 1 1 0 1 13 15.4
12 Bob Carpenter LW 33 10 1 2 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 15 6.7
13 Dave Ellett D 32 10 0 3 3 1 -1 10 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
14 Randy McKay RW 30 10 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 15 6.7
15 Steve Thomas RW 33 10 1 1 2 1 -6 18 1 0 0 0 25 4.0
16 Martin Brodeur G 24 10 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 100.0
17 Kevin Dean D 27 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 33.3
18 Jay Pandolfo LW 22 6 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
19 Dave Andreychuk LW 33 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
20 Ken Daneyko D 32 10 0 0 0 0 1 28 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
21 Denis Pederson C 21 9 0 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
22 Reid Simpson LW 27 5 0 0 0 0 -1 29 0 0 0 0 0
23 Petr Sykora C 20 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
24 Peter Zezel C 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
Team Total 10 27 43 70 -15 186 13 11 3 5 394 6.9

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Martin Brodeur G 24 10 5 5 19 268 249 .929 1.73 2 659 87 2.73
Team Total 10 5 5 19 268 249 .929 1.73 2 659