2002-03 Columbus Blue Jackets Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 29-42-8-3 - 69 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL's Central Division
Coach: Dave King (14-20-4, 2 OTL)
Coach: Doug MacLean (15-22-4, 1 OTL)
Location: Columbus, Ohio
2002-03 Columbus Blue Jackets Statistics
2002-03 Columbus Blue Jackets Results

The Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 29 wins and 42 losses (and 3 overtime losses) and 8 ties for 69 points, finishing fifth in the NHL's Central Division.

The Blue Jackets scored 213 goals and surrendered 263. Geoff Sanderson netted 34 goals for Columbus, while Ray Whitney contributed 52 assists. Marc Denis earned 27 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.09 goals against average, best among qualifying goaltenders.

Dave King and Doug MacLean coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Jamie AllisonDMay 13, 19756'1"210LLindsay, ON Canada
Blake BellefeuilleCDecember 27, 19775'10"208RFramingham, MA USA
Andrew CasselsCJuly 23, 19696'1"185LBramalea, ON Canada
Mathieu DarcheLNovember 26, 19766'1"220LMontreal, QC Canada
Matt DavidsonRAugust 9, 19776'3"196RFlin Flon, MB Canada
Marc DenisGAugust 1, 19776'1"193LMontreal, QC Canada
Kevin DineenROctober 28, 19635'11"198RQuebec City, QC Canada
Jean-Luc Grand-PierreDFebruary 2, 19776'3"225RMontreal, QC Canada
Hannes HyvonenRAugust 29, 19756'2"200ROulu, Finland
Tomi KallioRJanuary 27, 19776'0"190LTurku, Finland
Rostislav KleslaDMarch 21, 19826'3"216LNovy Jicin, Czech Republic
Espen KnutsenCJanuary 12, 19725'11"188LOslo, Norway
Jean-Francois LabbeGJune 15, 19725'10"175LSherbrooke, QC Canada
Scott LachanceDOctober 22, 19726'1"215LCharlottesville, VA USA
David LingRJanuary 9, 19755'10"204RHalifax, NS Canada
Paul ManningDApril 15, 19796'4"205LRed Deer, AB Canada
Grant MarshallRJune 9, 19736'1"200RMississauga, ON Canada
Kent McDonellRMarch 1, 19796'2"205RWilliamstown, ON Canada
Rick NashLJune 16, 19846'4"215LBrampton, ON Canada
Andrej NedorostCApril 30, 19806'1"199LTrencin, Slovakia
Lasse PirjetaCApril 4, 19746'4"225LHaukipudas, Finland
Sean ProngerCNovember 30, 19726'3"209LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Luke RichardsonDMarch 26, 19696'4"215LOttawa, ON Canada
Geoff SandersonLFebruary 1, 19726'0"190LHay River, NT Canada
Darrel ScovilleDOctober 13, 19756'3"208LSwift Current, SK Canada
Jody ShelleyLFebruary 7, 19766'4"230LThompson, MB Canada
Mike SillingerCJune 29, 19715'10"198RRegina, SK Canada
Jaroslav SpacekDFebruary 11, 19745'11"204LRokycany, Czech Republic
Darren Van ImpeDMay 18, 19736'1"205LSaskatoon, SK Canada
David VybornyRJanuary 22, 19755'10"189LJihlava, Czech Republic
Derrick WalserDMay 12, 19785'10"190LNew Glasgow, NS Canada
Duvie WestcottDOctober 30, 19775'11"197RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Ray WhitneyLMay 8, 19725'10"180RFort Saskatchewan, AB Canada
Tyler WrightCApril 6, 19736'0"190RCanora, SK Canada