2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 31-39-7-5 - 74 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Southeast Division
Coach: Curt Fraser (8-20-1, 4 OTL)
Coach: Don Waddell (4-5-1)
Coach: Bob Hartley (19-14-5, 1 OTL)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers Statistics
2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers Results

The Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 31 wins and 39 losses (and 5 overtime losses) and 7 ties for 74 points, finishing third in the NHL's Southeast Division.

The Thrashers netted 226 goals and surrendered 284, most in the circuit. Dany Heatley scored 41 goals for Atlanta, while Ilya Kovalchuk tallied 30 or more also. Vyacheslav Kozlov recorded 49 assists. Pasi Nurminen topped the squad with 21 wins and a team-best 2.88 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Curt Fraser, Don Waddell and Bob Hartley coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Lubos BarteckoLJuly 14, 19765'11"200LKezmarok, Slovakia
Zdenek BlatnyLJanuary 14, 19816'1"190LBrno, Czech Republic
Yuri ButsayevLOctober 11, 19786'0"195LTogliatti, Russia
Frederic CassiviGJune 12, 19756'4"220LSorel, QC Canada
Jeff CowanLSeptember 27, 19766'2"205LScarborough, ON Canada
Byron DafoeGFebruary 25, 19715'11"200LSussex, England
Joe DiPentaDFebruary 25, 19796'2"199RBarrie, ON Canada
Garnet ExelbyDAugust 16, 19816'1"210LCraik, SK Canada
Jeff FarkasCJanuary 24, 19786'0"185LWilliamsville, NY USA
Kurtis FosterDNovember 24, 19816'5"218RCarp, ON Canada
Simon GamacheCJanuary 3, 19815'10"186LThetford Mines, QC Canada
Mark HartiganCOctober 15, 19776'0"200LFort St. John, BC Canada
Dany HeatleyRJanuary 21, 19816'3"216LFreibourg, Germany
Chris HerpergerCFebruary 24, 19746'0"190LEsterhazy, SK Canada
Milan HnilickaGJune 25, 19736'1"190LKladno, Czech Republic
Tony HrkacCJuly 7, 19665'10"190LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Frantisek KaberleDNovember 8, 19736'0"190LKladno, Czech Republic
Tomi KallioRJanuary 27, 19776'0"190LTurku, Finland
Ilya KovalchukLApril 15, 19836'1"220RTver, Russia
Vyacheslav KozlovLMay 3, 19725'10"190LVoskresensk, Russia
Uwe KruppDJune 24, 19656'6"235RCologne, Germany
Francis LessardDMay 30, 19796'3"235RMontreal, QC Canada
Shawn McEachernLFebruary 28, 19695'11"200LWaltham, MA USA
Pasi NurminenGDecember 17, 19755'10"215LLahti, Finland
Jeff OdgersRMay 31, 19695'11"200RSpy Hill, SK Canada
Kamil PirosCNovember 20, 19786'0"200LMost, Czech Republic
Pascal RheaumeCJune 21, 19736'1"220LQuebec City, QC Canada
Kirill SafronovDFebruary 26, 19816'2"215LLenningrad, Russia
Marc SavardCJuly 17, 19775'10"191LOttawa, ON Canada
Ben SimonCJune 14, 19786'0"195LShaker Heights, OH USA
Richard SmehlikDJanuary 23, 19706'4"222LOstrava, Czech Republic
Dan SnyderCFebruary 23, 19786'0"190LElmira, ON Canada
Patrik StefanCSeptember 16, 19806'2"210LPribram, Czech Republic
Andy SuttonDMarch 10, 19756'6"245LKingston, ON Canada
Per SvartvadetCMay 17, 19756'1"195LSolleftea, Sweden
Chris TamerDNovember 17, 19706'2"205LDearborn, MI USA
Brad TapperRApril 28, 19786'0"185RScarborough, ON Canada
Daniel TjarnqvistDOctober 14, 19766'2"200LUmea, Sweden
Yannick TremblayDNovember 15, 19756'2"200RPointe-aux-Trembles, QC Canada
J.P. VigierRSeptember 11, 19766'0"200RNotre Dame de Lourde, MB Canada
Mike WeaverDMay 2, 19785'9"182RBrampton, ON Canada



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