1997 NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Semi-Finals
New York Rangers defeat New Jersey Devils 4-1

New Jersey Devils
W-L: 45-23-14, .634
SRS: 0.57 (5th of 26)
Goals: 231 (16th of 26)
Goals Against: 182 (1st of 26)
New York Rangers
W-L: 38-34-10, .524
SRS: 0.33 (6th of 26)
Goals: 258 (4th of 26)
Goals Against: 231 (9th of 26)
Game 1, May 2
New York Rangers 0
New Jersey Devils 2  
NYR
NJD S. Niedermayer, J. MacLean
Game 2, May 4
New York Rangers 2
New Jersey Devils 0  
NYR B. Leetch, R. Courtnall
NJD
Game 3, May 6
New Jersey Devils 2
New York Rangers 3  
NJD R. McKay, S. Thomas
NYR W. Gretzky, E. Tikkanen 2
Game 4, May 8
New Jersey Devils 0
New York Rangers 3  
NJD
NYR A. Graves, W. Gretzky, E. Tikkanen
Game 5, May 11
New York Rangers 2
New Jersey Devils 1 OT
NYR E. Tikkanen, A. Graves
NJD B. Rolston

New Jersey Devils Skaters Series Stats

New Jersey Devils Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI ATOI
27Scott NiedermayerD235112-360101214.8
14Brian RolstonC235112000100195.3
15John MacLeanRW325101-141000156.7
21Randy McKayRW305101-101000911.1
32Steve ThomasLW335101-3121000128.3
29Shawn ChambersD305011-12000070.0
22Patrik EliasLW20301100000050.0
2Dave EllettD325011010000080.0
4Scott StevensD325011-220000150.0
19Bob CarpenterC335000000000100.0
3Ken DaneykoD325000-28000060.0
93Doug GilmourC335000-210000090.0
12Bill GuerinRW265000-218000030.0
16Bobby HolikC265000-120000130.0
24Lyle OdeleinD285000-2120000130.0
10Denis PedersonC/RW21400000000020.0
33Reid SimpsonLW275000-12900000
25Valeri ZelepukinLW28400000000050.0
22Peter ZezelC312000010000040.0
20Jay PandolfoLW221000-10000020.0
23Dave AndreychukLW33100000000050.0
Team Total5611-2212532011832.7

New Jersey Devils Goalies Series Stats

New Jersey Devils Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
30Martin BrodeurG2451-4-08126118.93710312:0762:25
Team Total1-4-08126118.93710312:0762:25

New York Rangers Skaters Series Stats

New York Rangers Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI ATOI
99Wayne GretzkyC3652352020001315.4
10Esa TikkanenLW32540421431011428.6
21Russ CourtnallRW315134201000812.5
2Brian LeetchD285134360101147.1
11Mark MessierLW/C365033240000110.0
20Luc RobitailleLW305033000000130.0
9Adam GravesLW2852022011021612.5
25Alexander KarpovtsevD265011112000020.0
24Niklas SundstromRW21401100000050.0
23Jeff BeukeboomD315000310000030.0
22Shane ChurlaRW315000010000020.0
33Bruce DriverD34500012000070.0
32Mike EastwoodC295000-110000070.0
8Pat FlatleyRW335000110000050.0
12Ken GernanderRW2740000000000
15Darren LangdonLW2610000000000
6Doug LidsterD36500002000040.0
5Ulf SamuelssonD325000122000040.0
26David OliverRW2510000000000
Team Total1017271910273041287.8

New York Rangers Goalies Series Stats

New York Rangers Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
35Mike RichterG3054-1-04182178.97820313:1262:38
Team Total4-1-04182178.97820313:1262:38
Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.

1996-97 Regular Season Stats

Wednesday, Oct 30, 1996
New York Rangers 6
New Jersey Devils 1  
NYR B. Leetch 2, D. Langdon, D. Goneau 2, N. Sundstrom
NJD B. Rolston
Sunday, Jan 12, 1997
New Jersey Devils 0
New York Rangers 3  
NJD
NYR M. Messier, U. Samuelsson, L. Robitaille
Monday, Feb 17, 1997
New Jersey Devils 2
New York Rangers 2 OT
NJD S. Thomas, V. Zelepukin
NYR N. Sundstrom, B. Noonan
Wednesday, Feb 19, 1997
New York Rangers 1
New Jersey Devils 1 OT
NYR A. Graves
NJD S. Thomas
Thursday, Mar 27, 1997
New York Rangers 0
New Jersey Devils 4  
NYR
NJD B. Guerin, S. Niedermayer, S. Thomas, B. Carpenter

NJD Scoring Regular Season

NJD Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Bobby Holik26C82233962245418506318019212.04.72.16.7
2Dave Andreychuk*33LW82273461384822412295023311.65.02.57.5
3John MacLean32RW80292554114924506223025411.44.61.66.2
4Bill Guerin26RW82291847-29522709144017716.43.91.15.0
5Brian Rolston23LW811827456201422320702377.62.71.44.1
6Valeri Zelepukin28LW71142438-103611302213011112.62.10.72.8
7Scott Niedermayer*23D8153035-4642303151501593.12.14.86.9
8Steve Thomas33RW5715193494614102172012412.12.31.23.5
9Denis Pederson21C701220327629303191010611.31.41.32.6
10Randy McKay30RW77918271510990021620929.80.31.72.0
11Scott Stevens*32D79519242670500113601663.01.16.87.9
12Steve Sullivan22C3381422914620211306312.71.50.82.3
13Doug Gilmour*33C2071522722520012304017.51.90.52.5
14Shawn Chambers30D73417211719310011511143.50.95.86.6
15Bob Carpenter33LW624151961430101500765.3-0.31.10.9
16Lyle Odelein28D7931316161102102940933.20.26.16.3
17Jay Pandolfo22LW466814-166001800619.80.10.60.7
18Ken Daneyko32D7727924702000601633.2-0.56.56.0
19Dave Ellett32D20257261101050229.10.41.41.8
20Kevin Dean27D28246262000310219.50.21.92.1
21Patrik Elias20RW17235-422000300238.70.00.10.1
22Sergei Brylin23C29224-13202000200345.9-0.60.0-0.6
23Martin Brodeur*24G670440800000383857:170.00.012.4
24Reid Simpson27LW270440600000400170.0-0.70.4-0.3
25Jason Smith23D57123-8381000200482.1-0.83.02.3
26Petr Sykora20C19123-841000110263.8-0.40.0-0.4
27Peter Zezel31C18033440000300130.0-0.40.40.0
28Mike Peluso31RW200220680000200140.0-0.60.3-0.3
29Pascal Rheaume23C2101101000000520.00.10.10.2
30Neal Broten37C3011-10000000130.00.00.00.0
31Mike Dunham24G260000200000101338:570.00.02.5
32Krzysztof Oliwa23LW1000-15000000000.00.0-0.1
33Ricard Persson27D100000000000020.00.00.10.0
34Jeff Reese30G3000000000013946:150.00.0-0.3
35Vadim Sharifijanov21RW200000000000040.0-0.10.00.0
Team Total8223139462517211311874044530978325938.931.154.199.8

NJD Goalies Regular Season

NJD Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Martin Brodeur*246737141312016331513.9271.881038387735.58
2Mike Dunham242687143456413.9062.5521013990.45
3Jeff Reese303020136552.8005.620139
Team Total45231417621541978.9182.1212499088

NYR Scoring Regular Season

NYR Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Wayne Gretzky*36C82257297122819602462512868.78.21.39.5
2Mark Messier*36C713648841288247593111622715.98.41.19.6
3Brian Leetch*28D82205878314011902352122567.87.55.613.1
4Adam Graves28LW823328611066191043206226912.35.61.26.8
5Niklas Sundstrom21RW82242852232018514242213218.23.91.65.6
6Luc Robitaille*30LW69242448164819504159020012.04.01.35.3
7Alexander Karpovtsev26D77929381592610161308410.72.93.36.2
8Alex Kovalev23RW45132235114212100148011011.82.70.83.6
9Bruce Driver34D79525308483202131201543.21.73.95.6
10Pat Flatley33RW681012226261000211109610.40.40.91.3
11Sergei Nemchinov33C636131951251011210906.7-0.10.80.7
12Ulf Samuelsson32D7361117313851011001777.80.73.34.0
13Brian Noonan31RW446915-7283301630629.70.30.20.5
14Bill Berg29LW6786142376023600849.5-0.50.80.2
15Daniel Goneau21LW4110313-51073022104422.70.60.20.8
16Jeff Beukeboom31D803912221673000801555.5-0.24.94.7
17Vladimir Vorobiev24RW1655104632004104211.90.80.31.1
18Darren Langdon26LW60369-119530016002412.5-1.20.6-0.6
19Mike Eastwood29C271782101000601224.5-0.20.30.1
20Doug Lidster36D4834710243000301427.10.02.72.7
21Russ Courtnall31RW14257-320111320248.30.30.00.3
22David Oliver25RW142133420001001315.4-0.10.20.2
23Esa Tikkanen32C14123060010110303.3-0.20.10.0
24Christian Dube19C27112-440100010147.1-0.80.1-0.6
25Chris Ferraro24RW12112161000010234.3-0.20.20.0
26Ryan VandenBussche23RW11101-2301000000425.0-0.20.0-0.2
27Eric Cairns22D40011-71470000100170.0-0.71.20.5
28Shane Churla31RW45011-101060000100190.0-1.70.1-1.5
29Jay More28D140110250000100100.0-0.20.60.4
30Sylvain Blouin22D6000-118000000010.0-0.10.20.1
31Dallas Eakins29D3000-16000000020.0-0.10.10.0
32Peter Ferraro24C200000000000030.0-0.10.0-0.1
33Glenn Healy34G230000400000135759:010.00.03.6
34Sergio Momesso31LW9000-2110000000110.0-0.30.0-0.3
35Jeff Nielsen25RW2000-12000000010.0-0.10.0-0.1
36Mike Richter30G610000400000359858:590.00.013.0
Team Total82258432690138146718063153829611917252810.241.138.095.7

NYR Goalies Regular Season

NYR Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Mike Richter30613322616119451784.9172.69435988724.31
2Glenn Healy3423512459632573.9072.6111357981.21
Team Total38341022025772357.9152.665495593
Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.