1996-97 New York Islanders Roster and Statistics

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Record: 29-41-12 (70 points), Finished 7th in NHL Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mike Milbury (13-23-9), Rick Bowness (16-18-3)

Goals For: 240 (11th of 26), Goals Against: 250 (18th of 26)
SRS: -0.10 (15th of 26), SOS: 0.02 (7th 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 S S% SA SV% PDO
New York Islanders 82 29 41 12 70 .427 240 250 -0.10 0.02 5.98 48 346 13.87 53 319 83.39 14 9 2188 11.0 2473 .902
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
32 Niklas Andersson LW 25 5-9 180 L/- 2 May 20, 1971 12 G, 31 A, 43 P
24 Dave Archibald C 27 6-1 210 L/- 7 April 14, 1969 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
14 Derek Armstrong C 23 6-0 197 R/- 2 April 23, 1973 6 G, 7 A, 13 P
33 Ken Belanger LW 22 6-4 225 L/- 2 May 14, 1974 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
34 Bryan Berard D 19 6-2 220 L/- R March 5, 1977 8 G, 40 A, 48 P
44 Todd Bertuzzi RW 21 6-3 229 L/- 1 February 2, 1975 10 G, 13 A, 23 P
36 Jarrett Deuling LW 22 6-0 205 L/- 1 March 4, 1974 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Mike Donnelly LW 33 5-11 185 L/- 10 October 10, 1963 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
28 Jim Dowd C 28 6-0 180 R/- 5 December 25, 1968 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
1 Eric Fichaud G 21 5-11 179 -/L 1 November 4, 1975 9-14-4, 3.10 GAA
10 Corey Foster D 27 6-3 204 L/- 3 October 27, 1969 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
39 Travis Green C 26 6-1 204 R/- 4 December 20, 1970 23 G, 41 A, 64 P
46 Jason Holland D 20 6-3 219 R/- R April 30, 1976 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
6 Doug Houda D 30 6-2 208 R/- 10 June 3, 1966 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
20 Brent Hughes RW 30 5-11 195 L/- 7 April 5, 1966 7 G, 3 A, 10 P
38 Andreas Johansson C 23 6-0 202 L/- 1 May 19, 1973 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
3 Kenny Jonsson D 22 6-3 217 L/- 2 October 6, 1974 3 G, 18 A, 21 P
11 Darius Kasparaitis D 24 5-11 215 L/- 4 October 16, 1972 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
27 Derek King LW 29 6-1 203 L/- 10 February 11, 1967 23 G, 30 A, 53 P
24 Paul Kruse LW 26 6-1 215 L/- 6 March 15, 1970 4 G, 2 A, 6 P
7 Scott Lachance D 24 6-1 215 L/- 5 October 22, 1972 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
13 Claude Lapointe C 28 5-9 188 L/- 6 October 11, 1968 13 G, 5 A, 18 P
4 Bryan McCabe D 21 6-2 220 L/- 1 June 8, 1975 8 G, 20 A, 28 P
18 Marty McInnis C 26 5-11 187 R/- 5 June 2, 1970 20 G, 22 A, 42 P
10 Dave McLlwain C 30 6-0 185 L/- 9 January 9, 1967 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
16 Ziggy Palffy RW 24 5-10 183 L/- 3 May 5, 1972 48 G, 42 A, 90 P
2 Rich Pilon D 28 6-2 220 L/- 8 April 30, 1968 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
42 Dan Plante RW 25 5-11 202 R/- 2 October 5, 1971 4 G, 9 A, 13 P
21 Robert Reichel C 25 5-10 180 L/- 5 June 25, 1971 5 G, 14 A, 19 P
35 Tommy Salo G 25 5-11 182 -/L 2 February 1, 1971 20-27-8, 2.82 GAA
15 Bryan Smolinski LW 25 6-1 203 R/- 4 December 27, 1971 28 G, 28 A, 56 P
30 Tommy Soderstrom G 27 5-7 157 -/L 4 July 17, 1969 0-0-0, 0.00 GAA
25 Chris Taylor C 24 6-2 192 L/- 2 March 6, 1972 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Nick Vachon C 24 5-10 185 L/- R July 20, 1972 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
42 Andrei Vasilyev LW 24 5-9 180 R/- 2 March 30, 1972 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
28 Dennis Vaske D 29 6-2 210 L/- 6 October 11, 1967 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
12 Mick Vukota RW 30 6-1 225 R/- 9 September 14, 1966 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
62 Steve Webb RW 21 6-0 211 R/- R April 30, 1975 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
10-11 Randy Wood LW 33 6-0 195 L/- 10 October 12, 1963 6 G, 5 A, 11 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 Ziggy Palffy RW 24 80 48 42 90 21 43 38 6 4 6 25 15 2 292 16.4 10.2 1.8 12.0
2 Travis Green C 26 79 23 41 64 -5 38 13 10 0 3 32 9 0 177 13.0 5.3 0.9 6.2
3 Bryan Smolinski LW 25 64 28 28 56 9 25 19 9 0 1 19 9 0 183 15.3 5.6 1.2 6.8
4 Derek King LW 29 70 23 30 53 -6 20 18 5 0 3 24 6 0 153 15.0 4.6 0.7 5.3
5 Bryan Berard D 19 82 8 40 48 1 86 5 3 0 1 23 17 0 172 4.7 3.8 3.8 7.6
6 Niklas Andersson LW 25 74 12 31 43 4 57 10 1 1 1 24 5 2 122 9.8 2.4 1.1 3.6
7 Marty McInnis C 26 70 20 22 42 -7 20 15 4 1 4 14 6 2 163 12.3 3.3 0.7 4.0
8 Bryan McCabe D 21 82 8 20 28 -2 165 5 2 1 2 16 4 0 117 6.8 1.9 3.6 5.4
9 Todd Bertuzzi RW 21 64 10 13 23 -3 68 7 3 0 1 11 2 0 79 12.7 0.7 0.7 1.4
10 Kenny Jonsson D 22 81 3 18 21 10 24 2 1 0 0 14 4 0 92 3.3 0.7 4.4 5.1
11 Robert Reichel C 25 12 5 14 19 7 4 4 0 1 0 11 3 0 33 15.2 1.9 0.4 2.3
12 Claude Lapointe C 28 73 13 5 18 -12 49 10 0 3 3 5 0 0 80 16.3 0.2 0.5 0.7
13 Scott Lachance D 24 81 3 11 14 -7 47 2 1 0 0 9 2 0 97 3.1 0.0 3.2 3.2
14 Derek Armstrong C 23 50 6 7 13 -8 33 6 0 0 2 6 1 0 36 16.7 -0.1 0.4 0.3
15 Dan Plante RW 25 67 4 9 13 -6 75 2 0 2 0 9 0 0 61 6.6 -1.0 0.7 -0.3
16 Randy Wood LW 33 65 6 5 11 -7 61 5 0 1 2 3 0 2 96 6.3 -0.9 0.6 -0.3
17 Brent Hughes RW 30 51 7 3 10 -4 57 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 47 14.9 -0.3 0.5 0.2
18 Doug Houda D 30 70 2 8 10 1 99 2 0 0 0 6 2 0 29 6.9 -0.2 3.2 3.0
19 Paul Kruse LW 26 48 4 2 6 -5 111 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 39 10.3 -0.9 0.5 -0.4
20 Rich Pilon D 28 52 1 4 5 4 179 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 17 5.9 -0.4 2.6 2.2
21 Steve Webb RW 21 41 1 4 5 -10 144 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 21 4.8 -1.0 0.2 -0.8
22 Darius Kasparaitis D 24 18 0 5 5 -7 16 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 12 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.5
23 Andreas Johansson C 23 15 2 2 4 -6 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 21 9.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
24 Dennis Vaske D 29 17 0 4 4 3 12 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 19 0.0 0.1 1.0 1.0
25 Dave McLlwain C 30 4 1 1 2 -2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 0.1 0.0 0.1
26 Ken Belanger LW 22 18 0 2 2 -1 102 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0.0 -0.5 0.2 -0.3
27 Jason Holland D 20 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0.1 0.3 0.4
28 Mick Vukota RW 30 17 1 0 1 -2 71 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 14.3 -0.5 0.2 -0.3
29 Tommy Salo G 25 58 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.5
30 Dave Archibald C 27 7 0 0 0 -4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
31 Jarrett Deuling LW 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Mike Donnelly LW 33 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
33 Jim Dowd C 28 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
34 Eric Fichaud G 21 34 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4.3
35 Corey Foster D 27 7 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0
36 Tommy Soderstrom G 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
37 Chris Taylor C 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
38 Nick Vachon C 24 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
39 Andrei Vasilyev LW 24 3 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Team Total 82 240 372 612 -50 1622 178 48 14 29 275 87 9 2188 11.0 34.5 33.6 80.9

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 Tommy Salo G 25 58 20 27 8 151 1576 1425 .904 2.82 5 3208 101 -0.85 8.5
2 Eric Fichaud G 21 34 9 14 4 91 897 806 .899 3.10 0 1759 106 -5.54 4.3
3 Tommy Soderstrom G 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 0.0
Team Total 82 29 41 12 242 2473 2231 .902 2.92 5 4968 12.8