2008-09 Buffalo Sabres Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 41-32-9 (SO: 8-5) - 91 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Northeast Division
Coach: Lindy Ruff (41-32, 9 OTL)
Location: Buffalo, New York
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres Roster
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres Results

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 2008-09 season with a record of 41 wins and 32 losses (and 9 overtime losses), with a 8-5 showing in shootouts for 91 points, finishing third in the NHL's Northeast Division.

The Sabres scored 250 goals and surrendered 234. Thomas Vanek netted 40 goals for Buffalo, and Jason Pominville accounted for 46 assists. Ryan Miller earned 34 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.53 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Lindy Ruff coached the team.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Derek RoyC8228427038-5921109022112.7
Jason PominvilleR8220466618-461810202398.4
Thomas VanekL7340246444-1206205021119.0
Tim ConnollyC481829472212513105012614.3
Drew StaffordR7920254529398000018310.9
Jaroslav SpacekD808374538241800001306.2
Ales KotalikR5613193228-781000101538.5
Clarke MacArthurL7117143156-455000010815.7
Paul GaustadC6212172910843510101229.8
Jochen HechtC7012152733-93212101736.9
Daniel PailleL731215272000002208015.0
Craig RivetD642222412541100100802.5
Toni LydmanD8032023700050100993.0
Maxim AfinogenovR486142020-7070000936.5
Adam MairC75811199540000107510.7
Andrej SekeraD693161922-11140010843.6
Teppo NumminenD572151722-4150010345.9
Matt EllisL457512124010020739.6
Henrik TallinderD661111236-2010010352.9
Patrick KaletaR514598910000003511.4
Chris ButlerD472461811000010365.6
Nathan PaetschD23246253010000219.5
Dominic MooreC1813423-1000000333.0
Mark MancariR71124-4010000214.8
Nathan GerbeC1001143010000240.0
Andrew PetersL2801181-2000000100.0
Marc-Andre GragnaniL40002200000030.0
Tim KennedyL10000000000010.0
Patrick LalimeG24000000000000
Ryan MillerG59000400000000
Mikael TellqvistG6000000000000
Mike WeberD700019-300000020.0
Totals15652424166581105-11751427633025059.7


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ryan Miller59344334186651452.5317731628.918
Patrick Lalime241297513310673.10669602.900
Mikael Tellqvist62302101092.35125116.928
Totals89497041329852212.6727882567.921


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