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 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
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 2593 8.9 2154 .918
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 2444 9.8 2437 .905

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 (C) 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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Bobby Holik C 26 82 23 39 62 24 54 18 5 0 6 31 8 0 192 12.0 4.7 2.1 6.7
2 Dave Andreychuk LW 33 82 27 34 61 38 48 22 4 1 2 29 5 0 233 11.6 5.0 2.5 7.5
3 John MacLean RW 32 80 29 25 54 11 49 24 5 0 6 22 3 0 254 11.4 4.6 1.6 6.2
4 Bill Guerin RW 26 82 29 18 47 -2 95 22 7 0 9 14 4 0 177 16.4 3.9 1.1 5.0
5 Brian Rolston LW 23 81 18 27 45 6 20 14 2 2 3 20 7 0 237 7.6 2.7 1.4 4.1
6 Valeri Zelepukin LW 28 71 14 24 38 -10 36 11 3 0 2 21 3 0 111 12.6 2.1 0.7 2.8
7 Scott Niedermayer D 23 81 5 30 35 -4 64 2 3 0 3 15 15 0 159 3.1 2.1 4.8 6.9
8 Steve Thomas RW 33 57 15 19 34 9 46 14 1 0 2 17 2 0 124 12.1 2.3 1.2 3.5
9 Denis Pederson C 21 70 12 20 32 7 62 9 3 0 3 19 1 0 106 11.3 1.4 1.3 2.6
10 Randy McKay RW 30 77 9 18 27 15 109 9 0 0 2 16 2 0 92 9.8 0.3 1.7 2.0
11 Scott Stevens D 32 79 5 19 24 26 70 5 0 0 1 13 6 0 166 3.0 1.1 6.8 7.9
12 Steve Sullivan C 22 33 8 14 22 9 14 6 2 0 2 11 3 0 63 12.7 1.5 0.8 2.3
13 Doug Gilmour C 33 20 7 15 22 7 22 5 2 0 0 12 3 0 40 17.5 1.9 0.5 2.5
14 Shawn Chambers D 30 73 4 17 21 17 19 3 1 0 0 11 5 1 114 3.5 0.9 5.8 6.6
15 Bob Carpenter LW 33 62 4 15 19 6 14 3 0 1 0 15 0 0 76 5.3 -0.3 1.1 0.9
16 Lyle Odelein D 28 79 3 13 16 16 110 2 1 0 2 9 4 0 93 3.2 0.2 6.1 6.3
17 Jay Pandolfo LW 22 46 6 8 14 -1 6 6 0 0 1 8 0 0 61 9.8 0.1 0.6 0.7
18 Ken Daneyko D 32 77 2 7 9 24 70 2 0 0 0 6 0 1 63 3.2 -0.5 6.5 6.0
19 Dave Ellett D 32 20 2 5 7 2 6 1 1 0 1 0 5 0 22 9.1 0.4 1.4 1.8
20 Kevin Dean D 27 28 2 4 6 2 6 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 21 9.5 0.2 1.9 2.1
21 Patrik Elias RW 20 17 2 3 5 -4 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 23 8.7 0.0 0.1 0.1
22 Sergei Brylin C 23 29 2 2 4 -13 20 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 34 5.9 -0.6 0.0 -0.6
23 Martin Brodeur G 24 67 0 4 4 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12.4
24 Reid Simpson LW 27 27 0 4 4 0 60 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 17 0.0 -0.7 0.4 -0.3
25 Jason Smith D 23 57 1 2 3 -8 38 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 48 2.1 -0.8 3.0 2.3
26 Petr Sykora C 20 19 1 2 3 -8 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 26 3.8 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
27 Peter Zezel C 31 18 0 3 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 13 0.0 -0.4 0.4 0.0
28 Mike Peluso RW 31 20 0 2 2 0 68 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 14 0.0 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
29 Pascal Rheaume C 23 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
30 Neal Broten C 37 3 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
31 Mike Dunham G 24 26 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.5
32 Krzysztof Oliwa LW 23 1 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
33 Ricard Persson D 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 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 -0.3
35 Vadim Sharifijanov RW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
Team Total 82 231 394 625 172 1131 187 40 4 45 309 78 3 2593 8.9 31.1 54.1 99.8

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 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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 John MacLean RW 32 10 4 5 9 1 4 1 2 1 1 32 12.5
2 Shawn Chambers D 30 10 1 6 7 -2 6 0 1 0 0 17 5.9
3 Scott Niedermayer D 23 10 2 4 6 0 6 0 2 0 1 34 5.9
4 Brian Rolston LW 23 10 4 1 5 0 6 1 1 2 0 45 8.9
5 Valeri Zelepukin LW 28 8 3 2 5 3 2 2 1 0 1 13 23.1
6 Patrik Elias RW 20 8 2 3 5 0 4 1 1 0 0 18 11.1
7 Bobby Holik C 26 10 2 3 5 1 4 1 1 0 0 29 6.9
8 Lyle Odelein D 28 10 2 2 4 -3 19 1 1 0 0 27 7.4
9 Doug Gilmour C 33 10 0 4 4 -2 14 0 0 0 0 21 0.0
10 Scott Stevens D 32 10 0 4 4 -2 2 0 0 0 0 27 0.0
11 Bill Guerin RW 26 8 2 1 3 -5 18 1 1 0 1 13 15.4
12 Bob Carpenter LW 33 10 1 2 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 15 6.7
13 Dave Ellett D 32 10 0 3 3 -1 10 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
14 Randy McKay RW 30 10 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 15 6.7
15 Steve Thomas RW 33 10 1 1 2 -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 0 1 0 0 1 3 33.3
18 Jay Pandolfo LW 22 6 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
19 Dave Andreychuk LW 33 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
20 Ken Daneyko D 32 10 0 0 0 1 28 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
21 Denis Pederson C 21 9 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
22 Reid Simpson LW 27 5 0 0 0 -1 29 0 0 0 0 0
23 Petr Sykora C 20 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
24 Peter Zezel C 31 2 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 GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS 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