1997-98 Buffalo Sabres Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 36-29-17 - 89 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Northeast Division
Postseason: 10-5
Lost NHL conference finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-1
Conference Semi-Finals - Defeated Montreal Canadiens 4-0
Conference Finals - Lost to Washington Capitals 4-2
Coach: Lindy Ruff (36-29-17)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1997-98 Buffalo Sabres Roster
1997-98 Buffalo Sabres Results

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 36 wins and 29 losses and 17 ties for 89 points, finishing third in the NHL's Northeast Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 10-5.

The Sabres scored 211 goals and conceded 187. Donald Audette netted 24 goals for Buffalo, while Alexei Zhitnik accounted for 30 assists. Dominik Hasek earned 33 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.09 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time.

Lindy Ruff coached the team. The 1997-98 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL conference finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Miroslav SatanL7922244634294004013915.8
Alexei ZhitnikD781530451021921532321917.9
Donald AudetteR752420445910104005119812.1
Michael PecaC61182240571267541113213.6
Jason DaweR68191736361046103111516.5
Brian HolzingerC6914213536-247231111612.1
Jason WoolleyD719263535831800211297.0
Derek PlanteC721321342685901101508.7
Michal GrosekR671020306092400101148.8
Matthew BarnabyR72520252898030020965.2
Curtis BrownC6312122434111311219113.2
Dixon WardR711013234290121319910.1
Darryl ShannonD76319225626130010853.5
Richard SmehlikD72317206211041200903.3
Jay McKeeD561131442-1060200551.8
Wayne PrimeauC6966128792100105111.8
Vaclav VaradaR2756111500000112718.5
Brad MayL3647111132000000419.8
Randy BurridgeL304610001001104010.0
Geoff SandersonL26459206020020725.6
Mike WilsonD664484813000010527.7
Rob RayR6324623421000101910.5
Erik RasmussenC21235142000000287.1
Bob BoughnerD691341655000000263.8
Paul KruseL12112491000000812.5
Dominik HasekG720221200000000
Mike HurlbutD30002-100000030.0
Rumun NdurD10002-10000000
Scott NicholC30004000000050.0
Steve ShieldsG160001700000000
Totals1564211342553175217851971517361021729.7


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Dominik Hasek7242203323133131472.0921492002.932
Steve Shields1678536400372.83408371.909
Totals8850053629173131842.2127412557.933

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Miroslav SatanL145494-9440012025.0
Alexei ZhitnikD1503336101000240.0
Donald AudetteR15581310-4330023116.1
Michael PecaC1332584010012412.5
Brian HolzingerC15471118-2141002416.7
Jason WoolleyD15291112816001326.3
Derek PlanteC1103310102000130.0
Michal GrosekR156410285210034015.0
Matthew BarnabyR157613226320012528.0
Curtis BrownC1312310610000234.3
Dixon WardR15381168000102910.3
Darryl ShannonD1524680031001513.3
Richard SmehlikD150226301000120.0
Jay McKeeD10000-1000000
Wayne PrimeauC141346-1010101010.0
Vaclav VaradaR15347183000002412.5
Geoff SandersonL1431440100012512.0
Mike WilsonD1501113-400000160.0
Rob RayR1000024-20000020.0
Bob BoughnerD140441590000070.0
Paul KruseL11014100000250.0
Dominik HasekG1500040000000
Totals2854675121266321629221039811.6

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Dominik Hasek15948105001322.03514482.938
Totals15948105001322.03546514.941


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