2005-06 Buffalo Sabres Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 52-24-6 (SO: 5-5) - 110 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Northeast Division
Postseason: 11-7
Lost NHL conference finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-2
Conference Semi-Finals - Defeated Ottawa Senators 4-1
Conference Finals - Lost to Carolina Hurricanes 4-3
Coach: Lindy Ruff (52-24, 6 OTL)
Location: Buffalo, New York
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres Roster
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres Results

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 2005-06 season with a record of 52 wins and 24 losses (and 6 overtime losses), with a 5-5 showing in shootouts for 110 points, finishing second in the NHL's Northeast Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 11-7.

The Sabres scored 281 goals and gave up 239. Chris Drury netted 30 goals for Buffalo, while Maxim Afinogenov accounted for 51 assists. Ryan Miller earned 30 wins in front of the net for the squad, plus Martin Biron added 15 or more wins, too. Ryan Miller recorded a 2.60 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Lindy Ruff coached the team. The 2005-06 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL conference finals.

Click on column headings to sort.


Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Maxim AfinogenovR77225173846112000302419.1
Chris DruryC8130376732-111621205017217.4
Ales KotalikR8225376262-3101800502619.6
Danny BriereC482533584831117014014717.0
Tim ConnollyC6316395528571603309916.2
Thomas VanekL8125234872-111113004020412.3
Derek RoyC70182846571510101015111.9
Brian CampbellD7912324416-14522005010511.4
Jochen HechtC64182442341044214017910.1
J.P. DumontR5420204038-1911004011617.2
Teppo NumminenD75238403660200000603.3
Jason PominvilleR5718123022-4105202012414.5
Paul GaustadC78915246540100001138.0
Mike GrierR817162328-70001401096.4
Henrik TallinderD82615217410011310797.6
Dmitri KalininD55216185414050000474.3
Toni LydmanD7511617829030000681.5
Jay McKeeD75511165700011005010.0
Taylor PyattL41661233-1020010629.7
Rory FitzpatrickD5645950-18230010458.9
Adam MairC4025747-2000000405.0
Jiri NovotnyC142130-50010001513.3
Daniel PailleL1412325000000156.7
Ryan MillerG48022000101000
Nathan PaetschD10110-10100000
Martin BironG350111000100000
Chris ThorburnC20117-100000010.0
Jeff JillsonD20004000000010.0
Andrew PetersL28000100-200000060.0
Mika NoronenG4000200000000
Totals15622764877631144-81011951011470251011.0


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ryan Miller48286230143311242.6014401316.914
Martin Biron351934218321932.89980887.905
Mika Noronen416912000124.267765.844
Totals87496552246522292.7727262497.916

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Maxim AfinogenovR1835810302000437.0
Chris DruryC189918105541114221.4
Ales KotalikR1847118405003517.8
Danny BriereC1881119120350024717.0
Tim ConnollyC8561103121111145.5
Thomas VanekL102026-1200001612.5
Derek RoyC1851015167131103315.2
Brian CampbellD1806612-502000290.0
Jochen HechtC152688401001365.6
J.P. DumontR187714141320012528.0
Teppo NumminenD121124310000714.3
Jason PominvilleR18551080021012222.7
Paul GaustadC1804414100010130.0
Mike GrierR183582300110329.4
Henrik TallinderD142681614000101216.7
Dmitri KalininD80222400010110.0
Toni LydmanD18145181400010147.1
Jay McKeeD1723530300001219.5
Taylor PyattL1405510-201000170.0
Rory FitzpatrickD1104416-10300030.0
Adam MairC30000-20000050.0
Jiri NovotnyC40000-10000030.0
Ryan MillerG1800020000000
Nathan PaetschD1000000000030.0
Doug JanikD51012-200000425.0
Jeff JillsonD40000-40000050.0
Totals34260106166220511632581150511.9

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ryan Miller181123117011482.56522474.908
Totals181123117011482.56570522.916


Hockey


Hockey Search

Latest News

Bandits Defeat Roughnecks to Clinch Playoff Berth
Posted on Sunday April 14, 2024

Dhane Smith and Josh Byrne each tallied 7 points in the 14-7 win.The Buffalo Bandits clinched their spot in the 2024 NLL Playoffs on Saturday nigh...

Bandits Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Roughnecks
Posted on Saturday April 13, 2024

The Buffalo Bandits have secured their spot in the 2024 NLL Playoffs after clinching a playoff berth with a 14-7 win over the Calgary Roughnecks insid...

Bandits Host Calgary for Regular-Season Home Finale on Saturday
Posted on Friday April 12, 2024

The Buffalo Bandits will host the Calgary Roughnecks at KeyBank Center on Saturday for Fan Appreciation Night. Faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on CW23 an...