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 AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
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
League Average 82 34 35 13 81 .493 215 218 -0.04 0.00 5.28 57 380 14.98 58 382 84.83 10 10

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 6-2 212 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 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 GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Peter Bondra RW 29 76 52 26 78 35 14 44 36 11 5 13 16 10 0 284 18.3 0 0:00 10.5 1.6 12.1
2 Adam Oates C 35 82 18 58 76 25 6 36 13 3 2 3 31 23 4 121 14.9 0 0:00 6.5 1.4 7.9
3 Calle Johansson D 30 73 15 20 35 14 -11 30 4 10 1 1 9 10 1 163 9.2 0 0:00 3.6 3.2 6.8
4 Steve Konowalchuk LW 25 80 10 24 34 12 9 80 8 2 0 2 23 1 0 131 7.6 0 0:00 1.5 1.5 3.0
5 Joe Juneau C 30 56 9 22 31 11 -8 26 4 4 1 1 14 8 0 87 10.3 0 0:00 2.0 0.5 2.5
6 Phil Housley D 33 64 6 25 31 10 -10 24 1 4 1 0 10 15 0 116 5.2 0 0:00 2.4 2.8 5.2
7 Richard Zednik RW 22 65 17 9 26 12 -2 28 15 2 0 2 9 0 0 148 11.5 0 0:00 1.9 0.9 2.8
8 Dale Hunter C 37 82 8 18 26 9 1 103 8 0 0 1 13 1 4 82 9.8 0 0:00 0.4 1.2 1.6
9 Andrew Brunette LW 24 28 11 12 23 9 2 12 7 4 0 2 8 4 0 42 26.2 0 0:00 2.4 0.5 2.9
10 Sergei Gonchar D 23 72 5 16 21 7 2 66 3 2 0 0 9 7 0 134 3.7 0 0:00 1.1 4.2 5.3
11 Mark Tinordi D 31 47 8 9 17 7 9 39 7 0 1 0 8 0 1 57 14.0 0 0:00 1.6 3.3 4.9
12 Chris Simon LW 26 28 7 10 17 7 -1 38 3 4 0 1 5 5 0 71 9.9 0 0:00 1.4 0.4 1.8
13 Andrei Nikolishin C 24 38 6 10 16 6 1 14 5 1 0 1 8 2 0 40 15.0 0 0:00 0.8 0.6 1.4
14 Jan Bulis C 19 48 5 11 16 6 -5 18 5 0 0 0 10 1 0 37 13.5 0 0:00 0.3 0.5 0.8
15 Sylvain Cote D 32 59 1 15 16 5 -5 36 1 0 0 0 13 1 1 83 1.2 0 0:00 0.5 2.9 3.4
16 Craig Berube LW 32 74 6 9 15 6 -3 189 6 0 0 0 9 0 0 68 8.8 0 0:00 -0.7 0.9 0.3
17 Kelly Miller RW 34 76 7 7 14 6 -2 41 4 0 3 3 7 0 0 68 10.3 0 0:00 -0.7 1.0 0.3
18 Todd Krygier RW 32 45 2 12 14 4 -3 30 2 0 0 1 9 3 0 71 2.8 0 0:00 -0.1 0.5 0.5
19 Esa Tikkanen LW 33 20 2 10 12 4 -4 2 1 1 0 2 6 4 0 33 6.1 0 0:00 0.7 0.1 0.8
20 Joe Reekie D 32 68 2 8 10 3 15 70 2 0 0 1 7 0 1 59 3.4 0 0:00 -0.2 5.0 4.8
21 Brian Bellows RW 33 11 6 3 9 4 -3 6 1 5 0 2 3 0 0 26 23.1 0 0:00 1.1 0.0 1.2
22 Michal Pivonka LW 32 33 3 6 9 3 5 20 3 0 0 1 5 1 0 38 7.9 0 0:00 0.0 0.7 0.6
23 Brendan Witt D 22 64 1 7 8 2 -11 112 1 0 0 0 5 1 1 68 1.5 0 0:00 -0.4 2.7 2.3
24 Jeff Toms C 23 33 3 4 7 3 -11 8 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 55 5.5 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
25 Ken Klee RW 26 51 4 2 6 3 -3 46 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 44 9.1 0 0:00 -0.9 0.6 -0.3
26 Jeff Brown D 31 9 0 6 6 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 15 0.0 0 0:00 0.4 0.8 1.2
27 Jaroslav Svejkovsky RW 21 17 4 1 5 2 -5 10 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 29 13.8 0 0:00 0.3 0.0 0.3
28 Mike Eagles LW 34 36 1 3 4 1 -2 16 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 25 4.0 0 0:00 -0.9 0.4 -0.4
29 Jan Benda C 25 9 0 3 3 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 8 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.1
30 Nolan Baumgartner D 21 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.2
31 Benoit Gratton C 21 6 0 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 0.0
32 Olaf Kolzig G 27 64 0 1 1 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 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 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 3.0
34 Brad Church LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 0.0
35 David Harlock D 26 6 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.5 0.4
36 Dwayne Hay LW 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 0.0
37 Stewart Malgunas D 27 8 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.5 0.4
38 Ryan Mulhern C 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
39 Pat Peake RW 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 82 219 370 589 -16 1196 150 55 14 40 2225 9.8 34.6 40.0 90.4

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 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 GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Joe Juneau C 30 21 7 10 17 7 6 8 5 1 1 4 54 13.0
2 Adam Oates C 35 21 6 11 17 6 8 8 4 1 1 1 31 19.4
3 Andrei Nikolishin C 24 21 1 13 14 4 4 12 0 1 0 0 29 3.4
4 Brian Bellows RW 33 21 6 7 13 5 6 6 4 2 0 1 62 9.7
5 Peter Bondra RW 29 17 7 5 12 5 4 12 4 3 0 2 48 14.6
6 Sergei Gonchar D 23 21 7 4 11 5 2 30 3 3 1 2 37 18.9
7 Richard Zednik RW 22 17 7 3 10 5 0 16 5 2 0 0 40 17.5
8 Calle Johansson D 30 21 2 8 10 3 9 16 2 0 0 0 42 4.8
9 Esa Tikkanen LW 33 21 3 3 6 2 -2 20 2 1 0 0 23 13.0
10 Phil Housley D 33 18 0 4 4 1 -2 4 0 0 0 0 27 0.0
11 Dale Hunter C 37 21 0 4 4 1 -1 30 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
12 Todd Krygier RW 32 13 1 2 3 1 -2 6 1 0 0 1 12 8.3
13 Joe Reekie D 32 21 1 2 3 1 4 20 1 0 0 0 16 6.3
14 Mark Tinordi D 31 21 1 2 3 1 6 42 1 0 0 0 14 7.1
15 Michal Pivonka LW 32 13 0 3 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0
16 Jeff Brown D 31 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
17 Mike Eagles LW 34 12 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
18 Craig Berube LW 32 21 1 0 1 1 0 21 1 0 0 1 15 6.7
19 Ken Klee RW 26 9 1 0 1 1 2 10 1 0 0 0 6 16.7
20 Chris Simon LW 26 18 1 0 1 1 -3 26 1 0 0 0 17 5.9
21 Brendan Witt D 22 16 1 0 1 1 -1 14 1 0 0 0 9 11.1
22 Kelly Miller RW 34 10 0 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
23 Olaf Kolzig G 27 21 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
24 Jaroslav Svejkovsky RW 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
25 Jeff Toms C 23 1 0 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 W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN 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