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National Hockey League (NHL) 2000 - 01 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 2000 - 01 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Atlantic Division
New Jersey Devils 82 48 19 12 3 111 295 195
Philadelphia Flyers 82 43 25 11 3 100 240 207
Pittsburgh Penguins 82 42 28 9 3 96 281 256
New York Rangers 82 33 43 5 1 72 250 290
New York Islanders 82 21 51 7 3 52 185 268
Northeast Division
Ottawa Senators 82 48 21 9 4 109 274 205
Buffalo Sabres 82 46 30 5 1 98 218 184
Toronto Maple Leafs 82 37 29 11 5 90 232 207
Boston Bruins 82 36 30 8 8 88 227 249
Montreal Canadiens 82 28 40 8 6 70 206 232
Southeast Division
Washington Capitals 82 41 27 10 4 96 233 211
Carolina Hurricanes 82 38 32 9 3 88 212 225
Florida Panthers 82 22 38 13 9 66 200 246
Atlanta Thrashers 82 23 45 12 2 60 211 289
Tampa Bay Lightning 82 24 47 6 5 59 201 280
Central Division
Detroit Red Wings 82 49 20 9 4 111 253 202
St. Louis Blues 82 43 22 12 5 103 249 195
Nashville Predators 82 34 36 9 3 80 186 200
Chicago Blackhawks 82 29 40 8 5 71 210 246
Columbus Blue Jackets 82 28 39 9 6 71 190 233
Northwest Division
Colorado Avalanche 82 52 16 10 4 118 270 192
Edmonton Oilers 82 39 28 12 3 93 243 222
Vancouver Canucks 82 36 28 11 7 90 239 238
Calgary Flames 82 27 36 15 4 73 197 236
Minnesota Wild 82 25 39 13 5 68 168 210
Pacific Division
Dallas Stars 82 48 24 8 2 106 241 187
San Jose Sharks 82 40 27 12 3 95 217 192
Los Angeles Kings 82 38 28 13 3 92 252 228
Phoenix Coyotes 82 35 27 17 3 90 214 212
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 25 41 11 5 66 188 245

National Hockey League (NHL) 2000 - 01 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 2000 - 01 Stanley Cup Playoffs

New Jersey Devils defeated Carolina Hurricanes in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Ottawa Senators in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Washington Capitals in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Buffalo Sabres defeated Philadelphia Flyers in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Colorado Avalanche defeated Vancouver Canucks in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Los Angeles Kings defeated Detroit Red Wings in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Dallas Stars defeated Edmonton Oilers in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated San Jose Sharks in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Buffalo Sabres in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Colorado Avalanche defeated Los Angeles Kings in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Dallas Stars in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 0 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated Pittsburgh Penguins in the Conference Final 4 - 1 - 0
Colorado Avalanche defeated St. Louis Blues in the Conference Final 4 - 1 - 0
Colorado Avalanche defeated New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 3 - 0

2000 - 01 Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Steve Yzerman (captain), Chris Chelios, Mathieu Dandenault, Pavel Datsyuk, Boyd Devereaux, Kris Draper, Steve Duchesne, Sergi Federov, Jiri Fischer, Dominik Hasek, Tomas Holmstrom, Brett Hull, Igor Larionov, Manny Legace, Niklas Lidstrom, Kirk Maltby, Darren McCarty, Fredrik Olausson, Luc Robitaille, Brendan Shanahan, Jiri Slegr, Jason Williams Staff: Michael Illitch (owner), Marian Illitch (owner), Ronald Illitch, Michael Illitch Jr, Lisa Illitch Murray, Atanas Illitch, Carole Illitch Trepeck, Jim Devallano, Christopher Illitch, Denise Illitch, Ken Holland, Jim Nill, Scotty Bowman, Dave Lewis, Barry Smith, Jim Berard, Joe Kocur, John Wharton, Paul Boyer, Piet Van Zant, Tim Abbott, Sergei Tchekmarev, Mark Howe, Bob McCammon, Hakan Anderson, Mark Leach, Bruce Haralson, Joe McDonnell, Glenn Merkosky


National Hockey League (NHL) 2000 - 01 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Colorado Avalanche 23 16 7 0 69 41 256
Colorado Avalanche 23 16 7 0 69 41 256
New Jersey Devils 25 15 10 0 69 52 334
New Jersey Devils 25 15 10 0 69 52 334
St. Louis Blues 15 9 6 0 40 34 183
St. Louis Blues 15 9 6 0 40 34 183
Pittsburgh Penguins 18 9 9 0 38 44 214
Pittsburgh Penguins 18 9 9 0 38 44 214
Toronto Maple Leafs 11 7 4 0 28 24 146
Buffalo Sabres 13 7 6 0 38 30 138
Los Angeles Kings 13 7 6 0 25 34 146
Toronto Maple Leafs 11 7 4 0 28 24 146
Buffalo Sabres 13 7 6 0 38 30 138
Los Angeles Kings 13 7 6 0 25 34 146
Dallas Stars 10 4 6 0 22 26 116
Dallas Stars 10 4 6 0 22 26 116
Carolina Hurricanes 6 2 4 0 8 20 115
San Jose Sharks 6 2 4 0 11 16 88
Detroit Red Wings 6 2 4 0 17 15 57
Philadelphia Flyers 6 2 4 0 13 21 74
Edmonton Oilers 6 2 4 0 13 16 83
San Jose Sharks 6 2 4 0 11 16 88
Edmonton Oilers 6 2 4 0 13 16 83
Washington Capitals 6 2 4 0 10 14 91
Philadelphia Flyers 6 2 4 0 13 21 74
Carolina Hurricanes 6 2 4 0 8 20 115
Detroit Red Wings 6 2 4 0 17 15 57
Washington Capitals 6 2 4 0 10 14 91
Ottawa Senators 4 0 4 0 3 10 48
Ottawa Senators 4 0 4 0 3 10 48
Vancouver Canucks 4 0 4 0 9 16 50
Vancouver Canucks 4 0 4 0 9 16 50


Most Goals 2000 - 01 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Pavel Bure Florida Panthers59
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche54
Jaromir Jagr Pittsburgh Penguins52
Peter Bondra Washington Capitals45
Alex Kovalev Pittsburgh Penguins44



Most Goals 2000 - 01 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche13
Chris Drury Colorado Avalanche11
Petr Sykora New Jersey Devils10
Patrik Elias New Jersey Devils9
Jason Arnott New Jersey Devils8

Most Assists 2000 - 01 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Jaromir Jagr Pittsburgh Penguins69
Adam Oates Washington Capitals69
Martin Straka Pittsburgh Penguins68
Doug Weight Edmonton Oilers65
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche64

Most Assists 2000 - 01 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Milan Hejduk Colorado Avalanche16
Alex Tanguay Colorado Avalanche15
Patrik Elias New Jersey Devils14
Rob Blake Colorado Avalanche13
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche13

Most Points 2000 - 01 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Jaromir Jagr Pittsburgh Penguins5269121
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche5464118
Patrik Elias New Jersey Devils405696
Jason Allison Boston Bruins365995
Alex Kovalev Pittsburgh Penguins445195

Most Points 2000 - 01 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche131326
Patrik Elias New Jersey Devils91423
Milan Hejduk Colorado Avalanche71623
Petr Sykora New Jersey Devils101222
Alex Tanguay Colorado Avalanche61521

Most Penalty Minutes 2000 - 01 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Peter Worrell Florida Panthers248
Stu Grimson Los Angeles Kings235
Jeff Odgers Atlanta Thrashers226
Denny Lambert Atlanta Thrashers215
Tie Domi Toronto Maple Leafs214

Plus/Minus Rating 2000 - 01 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Patrice Brisebois Montreal Canadiens-31
David Harlock Atlanta Thrashers-28
Zdeno Chara New York Islanders-27
Mark Parrish New York Islanders-27
Vincent Lecavalier Tampa Bay Lightning-26

2000 - 01 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 - Nicklas Lidstrom - Detroit Red Wings

2000 - 01 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 - Joe Sakic - Colorado Avalanche

2000 - 01 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

2000 - 01 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 - Dominik Hasek - Buffalo Sabres

2000 - 01 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 - John Madden - New Jersey Devils

2000 - 01 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 - Evgeni Nabokov - San Jose Sharks

2000 - 01 Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award Winner



"The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award is awarded annually to the goaltender who has played a minimum of 25 games and finished the season with the best save percentage in the National Hockey League. It was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1999–2000 season. The award is named in honor of former Detroit Red Wings and Buffalo Sabres goaltender Roger Crozier, a Calder and Conn Smythe Trophy winner. The winner of the trophy receives a commemorative crystal trophy and is given US$25,000 to donate to a youth hockey or other educational program of their choice. " Full List of Previous Winners

Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award - Marty Turco - Dallas Stars

2000 - 01 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

2000 - 01 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 - Joe Sakic - Colorado Avalanche

2000 - 01 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 - Adam Graves - New York Rangers

2000 - 01 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 - Joe Sakic - Colorado Avalanche

2000 - 01 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 - Patrik Elias - New Jersey Devils
Plus-Minus Award - Joe Sakic - Colorado Avalanche

2000 - 01 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 - Raymond Bourque - D - Colorado Avalanche
NHL All-Star Team - Patrik Elias - L - New Jersey Devils
NHL All-Star Team - Dominik Hasek - G - Buffalo Sabres
NHL All-Star Team - Jaromir Jagr - R - Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL All-Star Team - Nicklas Lidstrom - D - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Joe Sakic - C - Colorado Avalanche

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - Rob Blake - D - Los Angeles Kings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Pavel Bure - R - Florida Panthers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Roman Cechmanek - G - Philadelphia Flyers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Mario Lemieux - C - Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Luc Robitaille - L - Los Angeles Kings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Scott Stevens - D - New Jersey Devils

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