1997-98 Washington Capitals Roster and Statistics

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Record: 40-30-12 (92 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ron Wilson (40-30-12)

Goals For: 219 (13th of 26), Goals Against: 202 (10th of 26)
SRS: 0.17 (11th of 26), SOS: -0.04 (23rd of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-0) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Conference Finals (4-2) versus Buffalo Sabres
Won Conference Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Ottawa Senators
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Boston Bruins


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
Washington Capitals 82 40 30 12 92 .561 219 202 0.17 -0.04 5.13 55 350 15.71 39 362 89.23 14 4 2225 9.8 2284 .915
League Average 82 35 35 13 82 .500 216 216 0.00 0.00 5.28 57 380 15.08 57 380 84.92 10 10 2242 9.6 2235 .906

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
38 Nolan Baumgartner D 21 6-2 195 R/- 1 March 23, 1976 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
23 Brian Bellows RW 33 5-11 210 R/- 15 September 1, 1964 6 G, 3 A, 9 P
28 Jan Benda C 25 6-3 215 R/- R March 28, 1972 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
27 Craig Berube LW 32 6-1 210 L/- 11 December 17, 1965 6 G, 9 A, 15 P
12 Peter Bondra RW 29 6-0 200 L/- 7 February 7, 1968 52 G, 26 A, 78 P
28 Jeff Brown D 31 6-1 204 R/- 12 April 30, 1966 0 G, 6 A, 6 P
18 Andrew Brunette LW 24 6-1 215 L/- 2 August 24, 1973 11 G, 12 A, 23 P
8 Jan Bulis C 19 6-1 208 L/- R March 18, 1978 5 G, 11 A, 16 P
25 Brad Church LW 21 6-1 210 L/- R November 14, 1976 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Sylvain Cote D 32 5-11 201 R/- 13 January 19, 1966 1 G, 15 A, 16 P
36 Mike Eagles LW 34 5-10 195 L/- 13 March 7, 1963 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
55 Sergei Gonchar D 23 6-2 210 L/- 3 April 13, 1974 5 G, 16 A, 21 P
48 Benoit Gratton C 21 5-11 194 L/- R December 28, 1976 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
43 David Harlock D 26 6-2 215 L/- 3 March 16, 1971 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
42 Dwayne Hay LW 20 6-1 203 L/- R February 11, 1977 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
96 Phil Housley D 33 5-10 185 L/- 15 March 9, 1964 6 G, 25 A, 31 P
32 Dale Hunter (C) C 37 5-10 198 L/- 17 July 31, 1960 8 G, 18 A, 26 P
6 Calle Johansson D 30 5-11 203 L/- 10 February 14, 1967 15 G, 20 A, 35 P
90 Joe Juneau C 30 6-0 195 L/- 6 January 5, 1968 9 G, 22 A, 31 P
2 Ken Klee RW 26 6-1 210 R/- 3 April 24, 1971 4 G, 2 A, 6 P
37 Olaf Kolzig G 27 6-3 224 -/L 6 April 6, 1970 33-18-10, 2.20 GAA
22 Steve Konowalchuk LW 25 6-1 207 L/- 6 November 11, 1972 10 G, 24 A, 34 P
9 Todd Krygier RW 32 6-0 185 L/- 8 October 12, 1965 2 G, 12 A, 14 P
4 Stewart Malgunas D 27 6-0 200 L/- 4 April 21, 1970 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
10 Kelly Miller RW 34 5-11 195 L/- 13 March 3, 1963 7 G, 7 A, 14 P
26 Ryan Mulhern C 25 6-1 202 R/- R January 11, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
13 Andrei Nikolishin C 24 6-0 213 L/- 3 March 25, 1973 6 G, 10 A, 16 P
77 Adam Oates C 35 5-11 190 R/- 12 August 27, 1962 18 G, 58 A, 76 P
14 Pat Peake RW 24 6-1 195 R/- 4 May 28, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
20 Michal Pivonka LW 32 6-2 200 L/- 11 January 28, 1966 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
30 Bill Ranford G 31 5-11 185 -/L 12 December 14, 1966 7-12-2, 2.79 GAA
29 Joe Reekie D 32 6-3 220 L/- 12 February 22, 1965 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
17 Chris Simon LW 26 6-3 233 L/- 5 January 30, 1972 7 G, 10 A, 17 P
34 Jaroslav Svejkovsky RW 21 6-1 193 R/- 1 October 1, 1976 4 G, 1 A, 5 P
11 Esa Tikkanen LW 33 6-1 190 L/- 12 January 25, 1965 2 G, 10 A, 12 P
24 Mark Tinordi D 31 6-4 213 L/- 10 May 9, 1966 8 G, 9 A, 17 P
21 Jeff Toms C 23 6-5 200 L/- 2 June 4, 1974 3 G, 4 A, 7 P
19 Brendan Witt D 22 6-2 223 L/- 2 February 20, 1975 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
44 Richard Zednik RW 22 6-0 200 L/- 2 January 6, 1976 17 G, 9 A, 26 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 Peter Bondra RW 29 76 52 26 78 14 44 36 11 5 13 16 10 0 284 18.3 10.5 1.6 12.1
2 Adam Oates C 35 82 18 58 76 6 36 13 3 2 3 31 23 4 121 14.9 6.5 1.4 7.9
3 Calle Johansson D 30 73 15 20 35 -11 30 4 10 1 1 9 10 1 163 9.2 3.6 3.2 6.8
4 Steve Konowalchuk LW 25 80 10 24 34 9 80 8 2 0 2 23 1 0 131 7.6 1.5 1.5 3.0
5 Joe Juneau C 30 56 9 22 31 -8 26 4 4 1 1 14 8 0 87 10.3 2.0 0.5 2.5
6 Phil Housley D 33 64 6 25 31 -10 24 1 4 1 0 10 15 0 116 5.2 2.4 2.8 5.2
7 Richard Zednik RW 22 65 17 9 26 -2 28 15 2 0 2 9 0 0 148 11.5 1.9 0.9 2.8
8 Dale Hunter C 37 82 8 18 26 1 103 8 0 0 1 13 1 4 82 9.8 0.4 1.2 1.6
9 Andrew Brunette LW 24 28 11 12 23 2 12 7 4 0 2 8 4 0 42 26.2 2.4 0.5 2.9
10 Sergei Gonchar D 23 72 5 16 21 2 66 3 2 0 0 9 7 0 134 3.7 1.1 4.2 5.3
11 Mark Tinordi D 31 47 8 9 17 9 39 7 0 1 0 8 0 1 57 14.0 1.6 3.3 4.9
12 Chris Simon LW 26 28 7 10 17 -1 38 3 4 0 1 5 5 0 71 9.9 1.4 0.4 1.8
13 Andrei Nikolishin C 24 38 6 10 16 1 14 5 1 0 1 8 2 0 40 15.0 0.8 0.6 1.4
14 Jan Bulis C 19 48 5 11 16 -5 18 5 0 0 0 10 1 0 37 13.5 0.3 0.5 0.8
15 Sylvain Cote D 32 59 1 15 16 -5 36 1 0 0 0 13 1 1 83 1.2 0.5 2.9 3.4
16 Craig Berube LW 32 74 6 9 15 -3 189 6 0 0 0 9 0 0 68 8.8 -0.7 0.9 0.3
17 Kelly Miller RW 34 76 7 7 14 -2 41 4 0 3 3 7 0 0 68 10.3 -0.7 1.0 0.3
18 Todd Krygier RW 32 45 2 12 14 -3 30 2 0 0 1 9 3 0 71 2.8 -0.1 0.5 0.5
19 Esa Tikkanen LW 33 20 2 10 12 -4 2 1 1 0 2 6 4 0 33 6.1 0.7 0.1 0.8
20 Joe Reekie D 32 68 2 8 10 15 70 2 0 0 1 7 0 1 59 3.4 -0.2 5.0 4.8
21 Brian Bellows RW 33 11 6 3 9 -3 6 1 5 0 2 3 0 0 26 23.1 1.1 0.0 1.2
22 Michal Pivonka LW 32 33 3 6 9 5 20 3 0 0 1 5 1 0 38 7.9 0.0 0.7 0.6
23 Brendan Witt D 22 64 1 7 8 -11 112 1 0 0 0 5 1 1 68 1.5 -0.4 2.7 2.3
24 Jeff Toms C 23 33 3 4 7 -11 8 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 55 5.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
25 Ken Klee RW 26 51 4 2 6 -3 46 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 44 9.1 -0.9 0.6 -0.3
26 Jeff Brown D 31 9 0 6 6 4 6 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 15 0.0 0.4 0.8 1.2
27 Jaroslav Svejkovsky RW 21 17 4 1 5 -5 10 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 29 13.8 0.3 0.0 0.3
28 Mike Eagles LW 34 36 1 3 4 -2 16 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 25 4.0 -0.9 0.4 -0.4
29 Jan Benda C 25 9 0 3 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 8 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1
30 Nolan Baumgartner D 21 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
31 Benoit Gratton C 21 6 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
32 Olaf Kolzig G 27 64 0 1 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12.7
33 Bill Ranford G 31 22 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.0
34 Brad Church LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
35 David Harlock D 26 6 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.1 0.5 0.4
36 Dwayne Hay LW 20 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
37 Stewart Malgunas D 27 8 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 -0.2 0.5 0.4
38 Ryan Mulhern C 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
39 Pat Peake RW 24 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 82 219 370 589 -16 1196 150 55 14 40 251 103 14 2225 9.8 34.6 40.0 90.4

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 Olaf Kolzig G 27 64 33 18 10 139 1729 1590 .920 2.20 5 3788 86 23.11 12.7
2 Bill Ranford G 31 22 7 12 2 55 555 500 .901 2.79 0 1183 106 -2.96 3.0
Team Total 82 40 30 12 194 2284 2090 .915 2.34 5 4971 15.7

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 Joe Juneau C 30 21 7 10 17 6 8 5 1 1 4 54 13.0
2 Adam Oates C 35 21 6 11 17 8 8 4 1 1 1 31 19.4
3 Andrei Nikolishin C 24 21 1 13 14 4 12 0 1 0 0 29 3.4
4 Brian Bellows RW 33 21 6 7 13 6 6 4 2 0 1 62 9.7
5 Peter Bondra RW 29 17 7 5 12 4 12 4 3 0 2 48 14.6
6 Sergei Gonchar D 23 21 7 4 11 2 30 3 3 1 2 37 18.9
7 Richard Zednik RW 22 17 7 3 10 0 16 5 2 0 0 40 17.5
8 Calle Johansson D 30 21 2 8 10 9 16 2 0 0 0 42 4.8
9 Esa Tikkanen LW 33 21 3 3 6 -2 20 2 1 0 0 23 13.0
10 Phil Housley D 33 18 0 4 4 -2 4 0 0 0 0 27 0.0
11 Dale Hunter C 37 21 0 4 4 -1 30 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
12 Todd Krygier RW 32 13 1 2 3 -2 6 1 0 0 1 12 8.3
13 Joe Reekie D 32 21 1 2 3 4 20 1 0 0 0 16 6.3
14 Mark Tinordi D 31 21 1 2 3 6 42 1 0 0 0 14 7.1
15 Michal Pivonka LW 32 13 0 3 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0
16 Jeff Brown D 31 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
17 Mike Eagles LW 34 12 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
18 Craig Berube LW 32 21 1 0 1 0 21 1 0 0 1 15 6.7
19 Ken Klee RW 26 9 1 0 1 2 10 1 0 0 0 6 16.7
20 Chris Simon LW 26 18 1 0 1 -3 26 1 0 0 0 17 5.9
21 Brendan Witt D 22 16 1 0 1 -1 14 1 0 0 0 9 11.1
22 Kelly Miller RW 34 10 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
23 Olaf Kolzig G 27 21 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
24 Jaroslav Svejkovsky RW 21 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
25 Jeff Toms C 23 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 21 53 86 139 48 313 36 14 3 12 529 10.0

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 Olaf Kolzig G 27 21 12 9 44 740 696 .941 1.95 4 1351 70 18.84
Team Total 21 12 9 44 740 696 .941 1.95 4 1351