1996-97 New York Islanders Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

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 AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
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
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

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 GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Ziggy Palffy RW 24 80 48 42 90 39 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 25 -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 24 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 21 -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 16 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 15 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 17 -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 10 -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 9 -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 7 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 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 9 -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 5 -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 5 -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 5 -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 5 -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 5 -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 3 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 3 -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 2 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 2 -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 1 -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 2 -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 1 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 1 -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 -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 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 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 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.5
30 Dave Archibald C 27 7 0 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 0.0
32 Mike Donnelly LW 33 3 0 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 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 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4.3
35 Corey Foster D 27 7 0 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 0.0
37 Chris Taylor C 24 1 0 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 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 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 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