2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 36-25-16-5 - 93 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Southeast Division
Postseason: 5-6
Lost NHL conference semi-finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Defeated Washington Capitals 4-2
Conference Semi-Finals - Lost to New Jersey Devils 4-1
Coach: John Tortorella (36-25-16, 5 OTL)
Location: Tampa, Florida
2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning Statistics
2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning Results

The Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 36 wins and 25 losses (and 5 overtime losses) and 16 ties for 93 points, finishing first in the NHL's Southeast Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-6.

The Bay Lightning potted 219 goals and allowed 210. Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier scored 33 goals for Tampa, and Brad Richards and Vaclav Prospal each contributed 57 assists. Nikolai Khabibulin earned 30 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.47 goals against average, pacing regularly-used goaltenders.

John Tortorella coached the team. The 2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning lost in the NHL conference semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Nikita AlexeevRDecember 27, 19816'5"227LMurmansk, Russia
Dave AndreychukLSeptember 29, 19636'4"220RHamilton, ON Canada
Marc BergevinDAugust 11, 19656'1"209RMontreal, QC Canada
Dan BoyleDJuly 12, 19765'11"190ROttawa, ON Canada
Ben ClymerDApril 11, 19786'1"200LEdina, MN USA
Jassen CullimoreDDecember 4, 19726'5"235LSimcoe, ON Canada
Chris DingmanLJuly 6, 19766'4"235LEdmonton, AB Canada
Ruslan FedotenkoLJanuary 18, 19796'2"195LKiev, Ukraine
John GrahameGAugust 31, 19756'3"220LDenver, CO USA
Kevin HodsonGMarch 27, 19726'0"182LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Brian HolzingerCOctober 10, 19725'11"186RParma, OH USA
Sheldon KeefeRSeptember 17, 19805'11"185RBrampton, ON Canada
Nikolai KhabibulinGJanuary 13, 19736'1"208LSverdlovsk, Ukraine
Evgeny KonstantinovGMarch 29, 19816'0"176LKazan, Russia
Pavel KubinaDApril 15, 19776'4"244RCaledna, Czech Republic
Janne LaukkanenDMarch 19, 19706'0"196LLahti, Finland
Vincent LecavalierCApril 21, 19806'4"223LIle Bizard, QC Canada
Brad LukowichDAugust 12, 19766'1"205LCranbrook, BC Canada
Fredrik ModinLOctober 8, 19746'4"220LSundsvall, Sweden
Stan NeckarDDecember 22, 19756'1"214LCeske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Jimmie OlvestadRFebruary 16, 19806'1"194LStockholm, Sweden
Nolan PrattDAugust 14, 19756'3"207LFort McMurray, AB Canada
Vaclav ProspalCFebruary 17, 19756'2"198LCeske-Budejovice, Czech Republic
Brad RichardsCMay 2, 19806'0"192LMurray Harbour, PE Canada
Andre RoyLFebruary 8, 19756'4"225LPort Chester, NY USA
Darren RumbleDJanuary 23, 19696'1"200LBarrie, ON Canada
Cory SarichDAugust 16, 19786'4"207RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Martin St. LouisRJune 18, 19755'9"185LLaval, QC Canada
Alexander SvitovCNovember 3, 19826'3"228LOmsk, Russia
Tim TaylorCFebruary 6, 19696'1"190LStratford, ON Canada