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National Hockey League (NHL) 1994 - 95 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 1994 - 95 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Atlantic Division
Philadelphia Flyers 48 28 16 4 0 60 150 132
New Jersey Devils 48 22 18 8 0 52 136 121
Washington Capitals 48 22 18 8 0 52 136 120
New York Rangers 48 22 23 3 0 47 139 134
Florida Panthers 48 20 22 6 0 46 115 127
Tampa Bay Lightning 48 17 28 3 0 37 120 144
New York Islanders 48 15 28 5 0 35 126 158
Northeast Division
Quebec Nordiques 48 30 13 5 0 65 185 134
Pittsburgh Penguins 48 29 16 3 0 61 181 158
Boston Bruins 48 27 18 3 0 57 150 127
Buffalo Sabres 48 22 19 7 0 51 130 119
Hartford Whalers 48 19 24 5 0 43 127 141
Montreal Canadiens 48 18 23 7 0 43 125 148
Ottawa Senators 48 9 34 5 0 23 117 174
Central Division
Detroit Red Wings 48 33 11 4 0 70 180 117
St. Louis Blues 48 28 15 5 0 61 178 135
Chicago Blackhawks 48 24 19 5 0 53 156 115
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 21 19 8 0 50 135 146
Dallas Stars 48 17 23 8 0 42 136 135
Winnipeg Jets 48 16 25 7 0 39 157 177
Pacific Division
Calgary Flames 48 24 17 7 0 55 163 135
Vancouver Canucks 48 18 18 12 0 48 153 148
San Jose Sharks 48 19 25 4 0 42 129 161
Los Angeles Kings 48 16 23 9 0 41 142 174
Edmonton Oilers 48 17 27 4 0 38 136 183
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 48 16 27 5 0 37 125 164

National Hockey League (NHL) 1994 - 95 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1994 - 95 Stanley Cup Playoffs

New York Rangers defeated Quebec Nordiques in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Philadelphia Flyers defeated Buffalo Sabres in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Washington Capitals in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated Boston Bruins in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated Dallas Stars in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
San Jose Sharks defeated Calgary Flames in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Vancouver Canucks defeated St. Louis Blues in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Chicago Blackhawks defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Philadelphia Flyers defeated New York Rangers in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 0 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated Pittsburgh Penguins in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 1 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated San Jose Sharks in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 0 - 0
Chicago Blackhawks defeated Vancouver Canucks in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 0 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated Philadelphia Flyers in the Conference Final 4 - 2 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated Chicago Blackhawks in the Conference Final 4 - 1 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated Detroit Red Wings in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 0 - 0

1994 - 95 New Jersey Devils Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Scott Stevens (Captain), Tommy Albelin, Martin Brodeur, Neil Broten, Sergei Brylin, Robert E. Carpenter, Jr., Shawn Chambers, Tom Chorske, Danton Cole, Ken Daneyko, Kevin Dean, Jim Dowd, Bruce Driver (Alternate Captain), Bill Guerin, Bobby Holik, Claude Lemieux, John MacLean (Alternate Captain), Chris McAlpine, Randy McKay, Scott Niedermayer, Mike Peluso, Stephane J.J. Richer, Brian Rolston, Chris Terreri, Valeri Zelepukin Staff: Dr. John J. McMullen (Owner/Chairman), Peter S. McMullen (Owner), Lou Lamoriello (President/General Manager), Jacques Lemaire (Head Coach), Jacques Caron (Goaltender Coach), Dennis Gendron (Assistant Coach), Larry Robinson (Assistant Coach), Robbie Ftorek, (AHL Coach), Alex Abasto (Assistant Equipment Manager), Bob Huddleston, (Massage Therapist), David Nichols (Equipment Manager), Ted Schuch (Medical Trainer), Mike Vasalani (Strength Coach), David Conte (Director of Scouting), Claude Carrier (Scout), Milt Fisher (Scout), Dan Labraaten (Scout), Marcel Pronovost (Scout)


National Hockey League (NHL) 1994 - 95 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
New Jersey Devils 20 16 4 0 67 34 227
New Jersey Devils 20 16 4 0 67 34 227
Detroit Red Wings 18 12 6 0 61 44 264
Detroit Red Wings 18 12 6 0 61 44 264
Philadelphia Flyers 15 10 5 0 50 43 186
Philadelphia Flyers 15 10 5 0 50 43 186
Chicago Blackhawks 16 9 7 0 45 39 203
Chicago Blackhawks 16 9 7 0 45 39 203
Pittsburgh Penguins 12 5 7 0 37 43 236
Pittsburgh Penguins 12 5 7 0 37 43 236
New York Rangers 10 4 6 0 35 37 138
San Jose Sharks 11 4 7 0 32 59 135
New York Rangers 10 4 6 0 35 37 138
Vancouver Canucks 11 4 7 0 33 38 272
Vancouver Canucks 11 4 7 0 33 38 272
San Jose Sharks 11 4 7 0 32 59 135
Calgary Flames 7 3 4 0 35 26 111
St. Louis Blues 7 3 4 0 27 27 210
Washington Capitals 7 3 4 0 26 29 213
Toronto Maple Leafs 7 3 4 0 20 22 89
St. Louis Blues 7 3 4 0 27 27 210
Toronto Maple Leafs 7 3 4 0 20 22 89
Calgary Flames 7 3 4 0 35 26 111
Washington Capitals 7 3 4 0 26 29 213
Quebec Nordiques 6 2 4 0 19 25 89
Quebec Nordiques 6 2 4 0 19 25 89
Dallas Stars 5 1 4 0 10 17 95
Buffalo Sabres 5 1 4 0 13 18 80
Boston Bruins 5 1 4 0 5 14 47
Dallas Stars 5 1 4 0 10 17 95
Buffalo Sabres 5 1 4 0 13 18 80
Boston Bruins 5 1 4 0 5 14 47


Most Goals 1994 - 95 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Peter Bondra Washington Capitals34
Jaromir Jagr Pittsburgh Penguins32
Owen Nolan Quebec Nordiques30
Ray Sheppard Detroit Red Wings30
Alex Zhamnov Winnipeg Jets30



Most Goals 1994 - 95 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Claude Lemieux New Jersey Devils13
Jaromir Jagr Pittsburgh Penguins10
Dino Ciccarelli Detroit Red Wings9
Vyacheslav Kozlov Detroit Red Wings9
Joe Murphy Chicago Blackhawks9

Most Assists 1994 - 95 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Ron Francis Pittsburgh Penguins48
Paul Coffey Detroit Red Wings44
Joe Sakic Quebec Nordiques43
Eric Lindros Philadelphia Flyers41
Adam Oates Boston Bruins41

Most Assists 1994 - 95 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Sergei Fedorov Detroit Red Wings17
Stephane Richer New Jersey Devils15
Ron Francis Pittsburgh Penguins13
John MacLean New Jersey Devils13
Larry Murphy Pittsburgh Penguins13

Most Points 1994 - 95 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Jaromir Jagr Pittsburgh Penguins323870
Eric Lindros Philadelphia Flyers294170
Alex Zhamnov Winnipeg Jets303565
Joe Sakic Quebec Nordiques194362
Ron Francis Pittsburgh Penguins114859

Most Points 1994 - 95 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Sergei Fedorov Detroit Red Wings71724
Stephane Richer New Jersey Devils61521
Neal Broten New Jersey Devils71219
Ron Francis Pittsburgh Penguins61319
Paul Coffey Detroit Red Wings61218

Most Penalty Minutes 1994 - 95 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Enrico Ciccone Tampa Bay Lightning225
Shane Churla Dallas Stars186
Bryan Marchment Edmonton Oilers184
Craig Berube Washington Capitals173
Rob Ray Buffalo Sabres173

Plus/Minus Rating 1994 - 95 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Chris Dahlquist Ottawa Senators-30
Dave McLlwain Ottawa Senators-26
Neil Wilkinson Winnipeg Jets-26
Alexandre Daigle Ottawa Senators-22
Mike Craig Toronto Maple Leafs-21

1994 - 95 James Norris Memorial Trophy Winner



The James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's top defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position. The trophy is named in honour of James E. Norris, owner of the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings from 1932 to 1952. The trophy was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1953–54 NHL season. At the end of each season, members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association vote to determine the player who was the best defenseman during the regular season. Full List of Previous Winners

James Norris Memorial Trophy - Paul Coffey - Detroit Red Wings

1994 - 95 Hart Memorial Trophy Winner



Selected by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association, the NHL's Regular Season MVP (Most Valuable Player) is awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy. The voting is conducted at the end of the regular season by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, and each individual voter ranks their top five candidates on a 10-7-5-3-1 points system. Originally known as the Hart Trophy, it was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1923–24 NHL season. The Hart Memorial Trophy is named in honour of Canadian Dr. David Hart, who donated the original trophy to the NHL. The original "Hart Trophy" was retired in Hockey Hall of Fame in 1960, and the NHL began presenting a new trophy, which was named the "Hart Memorial Trophy" in its place. Full List of Previous Winners

Hart Memorial Trophy - Eric Lindros - Philadelphia Flyers

1994 - 95 Art Ross Trophy Winner



The Art Ross Trophy is awarded to the National Hockey League player who leads the league in scoring points at the end of the regular season. The Art Ross Trophy was presented to the National Hockey League in 1947 by Arthur Howie "Art" Ross, former general manager and head coach of the Boston Bruins. Full List of Previous Winners

Art Ross Trophy - Jaromir Jagr - Pittsburgh Penguins

1994 - 95 William M. Jennings Trophy Winner



The William M. Jennings Trophy is an annual ice hockey award given to the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against it in regular-season play. The Jennings Trophy was donated by the NHL's board of governors and first presented at the conclusion of the 1981–82 season. It is named in honor of the late William M. Jennings, who was a longtime governor and president of the New York Rangers. Until the 1980–81 season, the Vezina Trophy was awarded to the goaltender(s) of the team allowing the fewest number of goals during the regular season. It was recognized that this system often meant the trophy went to the goaltender of the better team rather than the individual and hence the change was made to offer the Vezina to the most outstanding goaltender, as voted by the NHL General Managers. The William M. Jennings Trophy was created as a replacement and is awarded to the goaltender(s) playing for the team with the fewest goals against. Full List of Previous Winners

William M. Jennings Trophy - Ed Belfour - Chicago Blackhawks

1994 - 95 Frank J. Selke Trophy Winner



The Frank J. Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. The winner is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association following the regular season. The trophy was first awarded at the end of the 1977–78 NHL season. It was named after Frank J. Selke, former general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens. Full List of Previous Winners

Frank J. Selke Trophy - Ron Francis - Pittsburgh Penguins

1994 - 95 Calder Memorial Trophy Winner



The Calder Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League. The trophy is named in honor of Frank Calder, the former President of the National Hockey League from its inception in 1917 to his death in 1943. Although Rookie of the Year honors were handed out beginning in 1932–33, the Calder Trophy was first presented at the conclusion of the 1936–37 NHL season. After Calder's death in 1942 the trophy was re-named the Calder Memorial Trophy. The voting is conducted by members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the conclusion of each regular season to determine the winner. To be eligible for the award, a player cannot have played any more than 25 games previously in any single season, nor have played in more than six games in each of two separate preceding seasons in any major professional league. Full List of Previous Winners

Calder Memorial Trophy - Peter Forsberg - Quebec Nordiques

1994 - 95 Vezina Trophy Winner



The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's goaltender who is judged to be the best at this position. The Vezina Trophy was named in honor of Georges Vιzina, an exceptional goaltender with the Montreal Canadiens. At the end of each season, the 30 General Managers of the teams in the National Hockey League vote to determine the goaltender who was the most valuable to his team during the regular season. Before 1981, it was awarded to the goaltender(s) of the team allowing the fewest number of goals during the regular season; now, the William M. Jennings Trophy is awarded under that definition. Full List of Previous Winners

Vezina Trophy - Dominik Hasek - Buffalo Sabres

1994 - 95 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy Winner



The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League player judged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability. The voting is conducted at the end of the season by the members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. The trophy is named in honour of Marie Evelyn Moreton (Lady Byng), wife of Viscount Byng of Vimy, a Vimy Ridge war hero who was Governor General of Canada from 1921 to 1926. Lady Byng, who was an avid hockey fan, decided to donate the trophy to the NHL in 1925. Full List of Previous Winners

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy - Ron Francis - Pittsburgh Penguins

1994 - 95 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy Winner



The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. The trophy is named in honour of the late Bill Masterton, a Minnesota North Stars player who died on January 15, 1968, after sustaining an injury during a hockey game. The winner is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association after each team nominates one player in competition. It is often awarded to a player who has come back from career- or even life-threatening illness or injury. A player can win this trophy only once in his career. Full List of Previous Winners

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy - Pat LaFontaine - Buffalo Sabres

1994 - 95 Lester B. Pearson Award Winner



The Lester B. Pearson Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's most outstanding player in the regular season as judged by the members of the NHL Players Association. The award was first handed out at the conclusion of the 1971–72 NHL season. It is named in honour of Lester B. Pearson, who was Prime Minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968. The voting for the trophy is conducted at the end of the regular season by the members of the NHL Players Association. Full List of Previous Winners

Lester B. Pearson Award - Eric Lindros - Philadelphia Flyers

1994 - 95 Plus-Minus Award Winner



The NHL Plus-Minus Award is a trophy awarded annually by the National Hockey League to the player, having played a minimum of 60 games who leads the league in plus/minus statistics. The plus/minus statistic was first established during the 1967–68 NHL season. This statistic reflects a player's ability to contribute offensively and defensively. The award was first given in the 1983 season. From 1982–83 to 1987–88, it was known as the Emery Edge Award. During 1988–89, there was no formal name for the trophy. From 1989–90 to 1995–96, it was known as the Alka-Seltzer Plus Award. From 1996–97 to 1997–98, it was known as the Bud Ice Plus-Minus Award. Finally, from 1998–99 to the present, it has been known as the Bud Light Plus-Minus Award. Full List of Previous Winners

Plus-Minus Award - Ron Francis - Pittsburgh Penguins

1994 - 95 NHL All-Star Team Winners



"The NHL All-Star Teams were first named at the end of the 1930–31 NHL season, to honor the best performers over the season at each position. Representatives of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association vote for the All-Star Team at the end of the regular season. "

Full List of Previous Winners
NHL All-Star Team - Chris Chelios - D - Chicago Blackhawks
NHL All-Star Team - Paul Coffey - D - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Dominik Hasek - G - Buffalo Sabres
NHL All-Star Team - Jaromir Jagr - R - Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL All-Star Team - John LeClair - L - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Team - Eric Lindros - C - Philadelphia Flyers

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - Ed Belfour - G - Chicago Blackhawks
NHL All-Star Second Team - Raymond Bourque - D - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Theoren Fleury - R - Calgary Flames
NHL All-Star Second Team - Larry Murphy - D - Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Keith Tkachuk - L - Winnipeg Jets
NHL All-Star Second Team - Alex Zhamnov - C - Winnipeg Jets

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