1996-97 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics

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Record: 38-34-10 (86 points), Finished 4th in NHL Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Colin Campbell (38-34-10)

Goals For: 258 (4th of 26), Goals Against: 231 (9th of 26)
SRS: 0.33 (6th of 26), SOS: 0.01 (12th of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Conference Semi-Finals (4-1) versus New Jersey Devils
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Florida Panthers

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 Rangers 82 38 34 10 86 .524 258 231 0.33 0.01 5.96 63 287 21.95 69 344 79.94 15 5
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
18 Bill Berg LW 29 6-1 205 L/- 7 October 21, 1967 8 G, 6 A, 14 P
23 Jeff Beukeboom D 31 6-5 230 R/- 10 March 28, 1965 3 G, 9 A, 12 P
38 Sylvain Blouin D 22 6-2 215 L/- R May 21, 1974 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
29 Eric Cairns D 22 6-6 230 L/- R June 27, 1974 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
22 Shane Churla RW 31 6-1 200 R/- 10 June 24, 1965 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
21 Russ Courtnall RW 31 5-11 185 R/- 13 June 2, 1965 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
33 Bruce Driver D 34 6-0 185 L/- 13 April 29, 1962 5 G, 25 A, 30 P
19 Christian Dube C 19 5-11 170 R/- R April 25, 1977 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
28 Dallas Eakins D 29 6-2 195 L/- 4 February 27, 1967 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
32 Mike Eastwood C 29 6-3 216 R/- 5 July 1, 1967 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
14 Chris Ferraro RW 24 5-9 175 R/- 1 January 24, 1973 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
17 Peter Ferraro C 24 5-10 180 R/- 1 January 24, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Pat Flatley RW 33 6-2 197 R/- 13 October 3, 1963 10 G, 12 A, 22 P
16 Daniel Goneau LW 21 6-0 195 L/- R January 16, 1976 10 G, 3 A, 13 P
9 Adam Graves LW 28 6-0 205 L/- 9 April 12, 1968 33 G, 28 A, 61 P
99 Wayne Gretzky C 36 6-0 185 L/- 17 January 26, 1961 25 G, 72 A, 97 P
30 Glenn Healy G 34 5-9 190 -/L 10 August 23, 1962 5-12-4, 2.61 GAA
25 Alexander Karpovtsev D 26 6-3 221 R/- 3 April 7, 1970 9 G, 29 A, 38 P
27 Alex Kovalev RW 23 6-2 222 L/- 4 February 24, 1973 13 G, 22 A, 35 P
15 Darren Langdon LW 26 6-1 205 L/- 2 January 8, 1971 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
2 Brian Leetch D 28 6-0 185 L/- 9 March 3, 1968 20 G, 58 A, 78 P
6 Doug Lidster D 36 6-1 190 R/- 13 October 18, 1960 3 G, 4 A, 7 P
11 Mark Messier C 36 6-1 210 L/- 17 January 18, 1961 36 G, 48 A, 84 P
32 Sergio Momesso LW 31 6-3 215 L/- 12 September 4, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Jay More D 28 6-1 210 R/- 7 January 12, 1969 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
13 Sergei Nemchinov C 33 6-1 205 L/- 5 January 14, 1964 6 G, 13 A, 19 P
36 Jeff Nielsen RW 25 6-0 200 L/- R September 20, 1971 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
28 Brian Noonan RW 31 6-1 200 R/- 9 May 29, 1965 6 G, 9 A, 15 P
26 David Oliver RW 25 6-0 190 R/- 2 April 17, 1971 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
35 Mike Richter G 30 5-11 185 -/L 7 September 22, 1966 33-22-6, 2.68 GAA
20 Luc Robitaille LW 30 6-1 215 L/- 10 February 17, 1966 24 G, 24 A, 48 P
5 Ulf Samuelsson D 32 6-1 205 L/- 12 March 26, 1964 6 G, 11 A, 17 P
24 Niklas Sundstrom RW 21 6-0 191 L/- 1 June 6, 1975 24 G, 28 A, 52 P
10 Esa Tikkanen C 32 6-1 190 L/- 11 January 25, 1965 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
37 Ryan VandenBussche RW 23 6-0 200 R/- R February 28, 1973 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
39 Vladimir Vorobiev RW 24 6-0 184 R/- R October 2, 1972 5 G, 5 A, 10 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 Wayne Gretzky C 36 82 25 72 97 33 12 28 19 6 0 2 46 25 1 286 8.7 0 0:00 8.2 1.3 9.5
2 Mark Messier C 36 71 36 48 84 33 12 88 24 7 5 9 31 11 6 227 15.9 0 0:00 8.4 1.1 9.6
3 Brian Leetch D 28 82 20 58 78 27 31 40 11 9 0 2 35 21 2 256 7.8 0 0:00 7.5 5.6 13.1
4 Adam Graves LW 28 82 33 28 61 26 10 66 19 10 4 3 20 6 2 269 12.3 0 0:00 5.6 1.2 6.8
5 Niklas Sundstrom RW 21 82 24 28 52 21 23 20 18 5 1 4 24 2 2 132 18.2 0 0:00 3.9 1.6 5.6
6 Luc Robitaille LW 30 69 24 24 48 20 16 48 19 5 0 4 15 9 0 200 12.0 0 0:00 4.0 1.3 5.3
7 Alexander Karpovtsev D 26 77 9 29 38 13 1 59 2 6 1 0 16 13 0 84 10.7 0 0:00 2.9 3.3 6.2
8 Alex Kovalev RW 23 45 13 22 35 13 11 42 12 1 0 0 14 8 0 110 11.8 0 0:00 2.7 0.8 3.6
9 Bruce Driver D 34 79 5 25 30 10 8 48 3 2 0 2 13 12 0 154 3.2 0 0:00 1.7 3.9 5.6
10 Pat Flatley RW 33 68 10 12 22 9 6 26 10 0 0 2 11 1 0 96 10.4 0 0:00 0.4 0.9 1.3
11 Sergei Nemchinov C 33 63 6 13 19 7 5 12 5 1 0 1 12 1 0 90 6.7 0 0:00 -0.1 0.8 0.7
12 Ulf Samuelsson D 32 73 6 11 17 6 3 138 5 1 0 1 10 0 1 77 7.8 0 0:00 0.7 3.3 4.0
13 Brian Noonan RW 31 44 6 9 15 6 -7 28 3 3 0 1 6 3 0 62 9.7 0 0:00 0.3 0.2 0.5
14 Bill Berg LW 29 67 8 6 14 6 2 37 6 0 2 3 6 0 0 84 9.5 0 0:00 -0.5 0.8 0.2
15 Daniel Goneau LW 21 41 10 3 13 6 -5 10 7 3 0 2 2 1 0 44 22.7 0 0:00 0.6 0.2 0.8
16 Jeff Beukeboom D 31 80 3 9 12 4 22 167 3 0 0 0 8 0 1 55 5.5 0 0:00 -0.2 4.9 4.7
17 Vladimir Vorobiev RW 24 16 5 5 10 4 4 6 3 2 0 0 4 1 0 42 11.9 0 0:00 0.8 0.3 1.1
18 Darren Langdon LW 26 60 3 6 9 3 -1 195 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 24 12.5 0 0:00 -1.2 0.6 -0.6
19 Mike Eastwood C 29 27 1 7 8 2 2 10 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 22 4.5 0 0:00 -0.2 0.3 0.1
20 Doug Lidster D 36 48 3 4 7 3 10 24 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 42 7.1 0 0:00 0.0 2.7 2.7
21 Russ Courtnall RW 31 14 2 5 7 2 -3 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 24 8.3 0 0:00 0.3 0.0 0.3
22 David Oliver RW 25 14 2 1 3 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 15.4 0 0:00 -0.1 0.2 0.2
23 Esa Tikkanen C 32 14 1 2 3 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 30 3.3 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 0.0
24 Christian Dube C 19 27 1 1 2 1 -4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 14 7.1 0 0:00 -0.8 0.1 -0.6
25 Chris Ferraro RW 24 12 1 1 2 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 23 4.3 0 0:00 -0.2 0.2 0.0
26 Ryan VandenBussche RW 23 11 1 0 1 1 -2 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
27 Eric Cairns D 22 40 0 1 1 0 -7 147 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 0.0 0 0:00 -0.7 1.2 0.5
28 Shane Churla RW 31 45 0 1 1 0 -10 106 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 19 0.0 0 0:00 -1.7 0.1 -1.5
29 Jay More D 28 14 0 1 1 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.6 0.4
30 Sylvain Blouin D 22 6 0 0 0 0 -1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.2 0.1
31 Dallas Eakins D 29 3 0 0 0 0 -1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 0.0
32 Peter Ferraro C 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
33 Glenn Healy G 34 23 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 3.6
34 Sergio Momesso LW 31 9 0 0 0 0 -2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
35 Jeff Nielsen RW 25 2 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
36 Mike Richter G 30 61 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 13.0
Team Total 82 258 432 690 138 1467 180 63 15 38 2528 10.2 41.1 38.0 95.7

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 Mike Richter G 30 61 33 22 6 161 1945 1784 .917 2.68 4 3598 87 24.31 13.0
2 Glenn Healy G 34 23 5 12 4 59 632 573 .907 2.61 1 1357 98 1.21 3.6
Team Total 82 38 34 10 220 2577 2357 .915 2.66 5 4955 16.5

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 Wayne Gretzky C 36 15 10 10 20 8 5 2 7 3 0 2 44 22.7
2 Esa Tikkanen C 32 15 9 3 12 6 2 26 5 3 1 3 45 20.0
3 Mark Messier C 36 15 3 9 12 4 2 6 3 0 0 1 43 7.0
4 Luc Robitaille LW 30 15 4 7 11 4 7 4 4 0 0 0 43 9.3
5 Brian Leetch D 28 15 2 8 10 3 5 6 1 1 0 1 56 3.6
6 Russ Courtnall RW 31 15 3 4 7 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 27 11.1
7 Doug Lidster D 36 15 1 5 6 2 -2 8 1 0 0 0 20 5.0
8 Niklas Sundstrom RW 21 9 0 5 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 18 0.0
9 Alexander Karpovtsev D 26 13 1 3 4 1 2 20 0 1 0 0 10 10.0
10 Adam Graves LW 28 15 2 1 3 1 1 12 1 1 0 2 39 5.1
11 Mike Eastwood C 29 15 1 2 3 1 0 22 1 0 0 0 19 5.3
12 Ulf Samuelsson D 32 15 0 2 2 1 1 30 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
13 Jeff Beukeboom D 31 15 0 1 1 0 5 34 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
14 Bruce Driver D 34 15 0 1 1 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 26 0.0
15 Mike Richter G 30 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Bill Berg LW 29 3 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
17 Eric Cairns D 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Shane Churla RW 31 15 0 0 0 0 -3 20 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
19 Christian Dube C 19 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Dallas Eakins D 29 4 0 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
21 Peter Ferraro C 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
22 Pat Flatley RW 33 11 0 0 0 0 2 14 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
23 Ken Gernander C 27 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Darren Langdon LW 26 10 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
25 David Oliver RW 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 15 36 62 98 23 216 25 10 1 9 439 8.2

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Mike Richter G 30 15 9 6 33 488 455 .932 2.11 3 939 83 6.56
Team Total 15 9 6 33 488 455 .932 2.11 3 939