1998 NHL Eastern Conference Semi-Finals
Buffalo Sabres defeat Montreal Canadiens 4-0

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Buffalo Sabres
W-L: 36-29-17, .543
SRS: 0.29 (9th of 26)
Goals: 211 (17th of 26)
Goals Against: 187 (3rd of 26)
Montreal Canadiens
W-L: 37-32-13, .530
SRS: 0.33 (8th of 26)
Goals: 235 (5th of 26)
Goals Against: 208 (13th of 26)
Game 1, May 8
Montreal Canadiens 2
Buffalo Sabres 3 OT
Game 2, May 10
Montreal Canadiens 3
Buffalo Sabres 6  
Game 3, May 12
Buffalo Sabres 5
Montreal Canadiens 4 2OT
Game 4, May 14
Buffalo Sabres 3
Montreal Canadiens 1  

Buffalo Sabres Skaters Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres 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
28Donald AudetteRW2842460211011216.79062:4315:41
36Matthew BarnabyRW244415223101757.19577:5919:30
5Jason WoolleyD28405550000050.09077:2419:21
18Michal GrosekLW224134241000911.110278:4119:40
19Brian HolzingerC254134021000333.39871:2117:50
80Geoff SandersonLW254303042101560.06546:5011:43
15Dixon WardRW294123201000911.110580:4820:12
37Curtis BrownC/LW213123440100616.78164:3021:30
81Miroslav SatanLW234123-240100333.34840:0210:01
25Vaclav VaradaRW214123341000812.58966:2916:37
27Michael PecaC234202262001728.610178:0019:30
6Bob BoughnerD26402232000007249:4912:27
26Derek PlanteC27301100000060.05441:1413:45
8Darryl ShannonD294011-12000020.011596:3924:10
4Mike WilsonD224011-22000040.010276:1019:03
44Alexei ZhitnikD254011114000090.0125110:5727:44
32Rob RayRW292000-20000010.0106:553:28
22Wayne PrimeauC214000-30000010.04530:337:38
42Richard SmehlikD28400002000020.0126108:3527:09
Team Total1730471454125049917.216131265:3917:35

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
39Dominik HasekG3344-0-010158148.93700263:4865:57
Team Total4-0-010158148.93700263:4865:57

Montreal Canadiens Skaters Series Stats

Montreal Canadiens 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
23Turner StevensonRW254314163000837.57757:3414:24
8Mark RecchiRW294134141000714.310397:1124:18
38Vladimir MalakhovD293213041100825.08586:3728:52
55Igor UlanovD284123181000425.08777:1619:19
11Saku KoivuC234112121000911.19985:0421:16
28Marc BureauC31402212000060.010069:4917:27
27Shayne CorsonLW314022240000120.010797:3024:23
25Vincent DamphousseC304101-4101000224.511596:3024:08
26Martin RucinskyLW264101-221000185.610179:2219:51
34Peter PopovicD29401100000020.08780:0720:02
5Stephane QuintalD294011-12000090.08383:3020:53
24Scott ThorntonLW27401104000080.07656:5914:15
71Sebastien BordeleauC222000-100000085:392:50
43Patrice BriseboisD274000-400000130.0102100:1925:05
17Benoit BrunetLW292000-10000002615:077:34
44Jonas HoglundLW254000-20000010.02115:243:51
22Dave MansonD314000-280000120.07669:2117:20
37Patrick PoulinC242000-10000010.0118:034:02
52Craig RivetD232000-12000010.01714:437:22
49Brian SavageLW264000-300000170.09371:4917:57
21Mick VukotaRW311000000000021:101:10
Team Total101525-155891001586.314761269:0417:38

Montreal Canadiens Goalies Series Stats

Montreal Canadiens Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
35Andy MoogG3730-3-0115746.80700133:3844:33
60Jose TheodoreG2120-1-012524.9600084:5742:29
41Jocelyn ThibaultG23241612.7500043:2321:42
Team Total0-4-0169882.83700261:5837:25
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1997-98 Regular Season Stats

Friday, Oct 17, 1997
Montreal Canadiens 5
Buffalo Sabres 1  
Friday, Dec 19, 1997
Montreal Canadiens 0
Buffalo Sabres 1  
Saturday, Feb 7, 1998
Buffalo Sabres 4
Montreal Canadiens 1  
Saturday, Mar 7, 1998
Buffalo Sabres 2
Montreal Canadiens 1  
Friday, Apr 10, 1998
Montreal Canadiens 1
Buffalo Sabres 2  
Saturday, Apr 18, 1998
Buffalo Sabres 3
Montreal Canadiens 3 OT

BUF Scoring Regular Season

BUF 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
1Miroslav Satan23LW7922244623413904204013915.84.10.95.0
2Alexei Zhitnik25D781530451910210233131521917.94.65.09.6
3Donald Audette28RW752420441059141005164019812.14.31.25.4
4Michael Peca23C6118224012577651117413213.63.81.14.9
5Jason Dawe24RW68191736103614413116011516.53.21.14.3
6Brian Holzinger25C69142135-2368421117311612.12.50.73.2
7Jason Woolley28D7192635835630281801297.03.13.86.9
8Derek Plante27C72132134826850111911508.72.21.13.2
9Michal Grosek22LW67102030960820116401148.81.61.12.7
10Matthew Barnaby24RW7252025828950021730965.20.41.11.5
11Curtis Brown21C631212241134101128319113.21.41.12.5
12Dixon Ward29RW71101323942802311119910.10.81.11.8
13Darryl Shannon29D7631922265621011630853.51.05.56.5
14Richard Smehlik28D7231720116220101142903.30.94.15.0
15Jay McKee20D5611314-1421000562551.80.42.52.8
16Wayne Primeau21C69661298742015105111.8-0.71.10.3
17Vaclav Varada21RW27561101550016002718.50.60.30.9
18Brad May26LW36471121134000700419.80.20.50.7
19Randy Burridge32LW3046100031015014010.00.30.30.6
20Geoff Sanderson25LW264596204002320725.60.40.50.9
21Mike Wilson22D6644813484001400527.7-0.14.03.9
22Rob Ray29RW63246223411014001910.5-1.60.7-0.8
23Erik Rasmussen20C212352142000300287.1-0.10.30.2
24Bob Boughner26D6913451651000300263.8-0.93.52.6
25Paul Kruse27LW121121491000100812.5-0.10.20.0
26Dominik Hasek*33G7202201200000422058:360.00.018.6
27Mike Hurlbut31D3000-12000000030.0-0.10.10.0
28Rumun Ndur22D1000-12000000000.00.0-0.1
29Scott Nichol23C300004000000050.0-0.10.0-0.1
30Steve Shields25G160000170000078549:030.00.02.6
Team Total822113425531781752145511536226971721729.731.942.695.7

BUF Goalies Regular Season

BUF 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
1Dominik Hasek*337233231314721492002.9322.091342207354.49
2Steve Shields251636437408371.9092.830785971.25
Team Total36291718425572373.9282.2113500585

MTL Scoring Regular Season

MTL 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
1Mark Recchi*29RW823242741151229162220021614.87.61.48.9
2Vincent Damphousse30C761841591458152152613216411.04.91.46.3
3Saku Koivu23C6914435784810223231911459.74.51.15.6
4Shayne Corson31LW62213455210861411239214214.85.30.86.1
5Martin Rucinsky26LW78213253138413533219219210.94.51.45.9
6Vladimir Malakhov29D7413314416705802131711667.84.24.68.8
7Brian Savage26RW64261743113618807143015217.14.51.25.7
8Patrice Brisebois27D7910273716675501141211258.03.14.87.9
9Dave Manson31D814303422122220022801482.72.15.47.5
10Benoit Brunet29LW681220321161912215328713.81.81.23.0
11Valeri Bure23RW5072229-5335201121001345.21.70.42.1
12Marc Bureau31C7413619012130024028215.90.40.81.2
13Stephane Quintal29D7161016139760001000886.80.74.24.9
14Scott Thornton27C676915015851018105111.8-0.40.80.3
15Sebastien Bordeleau22C53681453632104405510.90.00.80.8
16Jonas Hoglund25LW286511262400320629.70.60.41.0
17Patrick Poulin24LW344610-1830114203910.30.10.30.5
18Turner Stevenson25RW634610-81103100600439.3-1.00.4-0.6
19Stephane Richer31LW145491532003102420.80.90.21.1
20Peter Popovic29D69268-6382000600405.0-0.52.72.2
21Darcy Tucker22C39156-6571000500195.3-0.80.2-0.6
22Zarley Zalapski29D28156-1220010410273.70.11.21.3
23Craig Rivet23D61022-3930000200260.0-1.12.51.4
24Jocelyn Thibault23G470220000000265256:250.00.06.0
25Brett Clark21D41101-3201000000263.8-0.71.61.0
26Eric Houde21C9101-301001000425.0-0.10.0-0.2
27David Wilkie23D5101-141001000250.00.10.10.2
28Igor Ulanov28D4011-212000010040.00.00.00.0
29Jassen Cullimore25D300004000000010.0-0.10.10.1
30Francois Groleau25D100010000000030.00.00.10.1
31Matt Higgins20C1000-10000000010.00.00.0-0.1
32David Ling23RW1000-10000000010.00.00.0-0.1
33Andy Moog37G420000400000233755:390.00.06.0
34Terry Ryan21LW400003100000000-0.20.0-0.1
35Mick Vukota31RW22000-476000000080.0-0.80.1-0.7
Team Total82235414649101153115468133726513413227710.341.540.393.7

MTL Goalies Regular Season

MTL 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
1Jocelyn Thibault23471915810911091000.9022.4722652105-5.02
2Andy Moog374218175971024927.9052.4932337101-0.99
Team Total37321320621331927.9032.4854989103
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