1997-98 Edmonton Oilers Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-37-10 - 80 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Pacific Division
Postseason: 5-7
Lost NHL conference semi-finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Defeated Colorado Avalanche 4-3
Conference Semi-Finals - Lost to Dallas Stars 4-1
Coach: Ron Low (35-37-10)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1997-98 Edmonton Oilers Roster
1997-98 Edmonton Oilers Results

The Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 35 wins and 37 losses and 10 ties for 80 points, finishing third in the NHL's Pacific Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-7.

The Oilers scored 215 goals and surrendered 224. Doug Weight netted 26 goals for Edmonton and contributed 44 assists. Curtis Joseph earned 29 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.63 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Ron Low coached the team. The 1997-98 Edmonton Oilers lost in the NHL conference semi-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Doug WeightC79264470691920014020512.7
Dean McAmmondL77193150469812003012814.8
Boris MironovD81163046100-8101910112037.9
Todd MarchantC761421357192413301947.2
Ryan SmythL6520133344-2410700222059.8
Bill GuerinR4013162980187002013010.0
Mats LindgrenC821313264201331301319.9
Roman HamrlikD416202648341310301125.4
Dan McGillisD6710152574-175700311198.4
Scott FraserR29121123666700206119.7
Kelly BuchbergerR8261723122-10101010867.0
Andrei KovalenkoR596172328-14190021896.7
Tony HrkacC36811191034400104318.6
Rem MurrayL61991839-92320005915.3
Jason ArnottC355131878-161600001005.0
Mike GrierR66961573-31000109010.0
Valeri ZelepukinL332101257-2040000474.3
Greg de VriesD65741180-171001005313.2
Janne NiinimaaD1118967140100195.3
Bobby DollasD30257226030000277.4
Drake BerehowskyD671671691110010581.7
Boyd DevereauxC381456-5000000273.7
Craig MillarD114048-31000001040.0
Joe HulbigL172242-1010010825.0
Ray WhitneyL91340-1020000195.3
Bryan MarchmentD2704458-2020000230.0
Frantisek MusilD1712381001010812.5
Mike WattL141234-4010010147.1
Drew BannisterD3402242-7010000270.0
Curtis JosephG71022400001000
Steve KellyC190228-400000050.0
Sean BrownD1801143-100000090.0
Bill HuardL3001172-5000000120.0
Ladislav BenysekD20000-20000000
Dennis BonvieR40002700000000
Jason BowenD400010000000030.0
Bob EssensaG16000000000000
Scott FergusonD1000010000000
Doug FriedmanL1600020000000080.0
Georges LaraqueR1100059-400000040.0
Kevin LoweD700022-300000050.0
Bryan MuirD700017000000060.0
Terran SandwithD80006-400000040.0
Totals15632153455601680-1187714010835523519.1


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Curtis Joseph71413229319681812.6319011720.905
Bob Essensa1682566120352.55404369.913
Totals874957353710882162.6125212305.914

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Doug WeightC1227914-424001267.7
Dean McAmmondL1214512000000224.5
Boris MironovD1233627-3130012611.5
Todd MarchantC1211210000000175.9
Ryan SmythL1213416-211000244.2
Bill GuerinR1271817-6410004714.9
Mats LindgrenC1211210000000166.3
Roman HamrlikD1206612-406000190.0
Scott FraserR111120000000175.9
Kelly BuchbergerR1212325000000137.7
Andrei KovalenkoR1000200000020.0
Tony HrkacC120332200000110.0
Rem MurrayL111452-100000156.7
Mike GrierR12224134000011414.3
Valeri ZelepukinL81232300000812.5
Greg de VriesD700021-40000020.0
Janne NiinimaaD1111212300001205.0
Bobby DollasD1100016200000100.0
Drake BerehowskyD1212314101001425.0
Frantisek MusilD700061000000
Curtis JosephG1200020000000
Bill HuardL4000200000030.0
Bob EssensaG100000000000
Kevin LoweD100040000000
Totals229244367241-88160053167.6

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Curtis Joseph1271657013231.93319296.928
Bob Essensa1270000012.221110.909
Totals1374357013241.94354330.932