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National Hockey League (NHL) 2001 - 02 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 2001 - 02 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Atlantic Division
Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 27 10 3 97 234 192
New York Islanders 82 42 28 8 4 96 239 220
New Jersey Devils 82 41 28 9 4 95 205 187
New York Rangers 82 36 38 4 4 80 227 258
Pittsburgh Penguins 82 28 41 8 5 69 198 249
Northeast Division
Boston Bruins 82 43 24 6 9 101 236 201
Toronto Maple Leafs 82 43 25 10 4 100 249 207
Ottawa Senators 82 39 27 9 7 94 243 208
Montreal Canadiens 82 36 31 12 3 87 207 209
Buffalo Sabres 82 35 35 11 1 82 213 200
Southeast Division
Carolina Hurricanes 82 35 26 16 5 91 217 217
Washington Capitals 82 36 33 11 2 85 228 240
Tampa Bay Lightning 82 27 40 11 4 69 178 219
Florida Panthers 82 22 44 10 6 60 180 250
Atlanta Thrashers 82 19 47 11 5 54 187 288
Central Division
Detroit Red Wings 82 51 17 10 4 116 251 187
St. Louis Blues 82 43 27 8 4 98 227 188
Chicago Blackhawks 82 41 27 13 1 96 216 207
Nashville Predators 82 28 41 13 0 69 196 230
Columbus Blue Jackets 82 22 47 8 5 57 164 255
Northwest Division
Colorado Avalanche 82 45 28 8 1 99 212 169
Vancouver Canucks 82 42 30 7 3 94 254 211
Edmonton Oilers 82 38 28 12 4 92 205 182
Calgary Flames 82 32 35 12 3 79 201 220
Minnesota Wild 82 26 35 12 9 73 195 238
Pacific Division
San Jose Sharks 82 44 27 8 3 99 248 199
Phoenix Coyotes 82 40 27 9 6 95 228 210
Los Angeles Kings 82 40 27 11 4 95 214 190
Dallas Stars 82 36 28 13 5 90 215 213
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 29 42 8 3 69 175 198

National Hockey League (NHL) 2001 - 02 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 2001 - 02 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Montreal Canadiens defeated Boston Bruins in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Ottawa Senators defeated Philadelphia Flyers in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
Carolina Hurricanes defeated New Jersey Devils in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Toronto Maple Leafs defeated New York Islanders in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated Vancouver Canucks in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Colorado Avalanche defeated Los Angeles Kings in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
San Jose Sharks defeated Phoenix Coyotes in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Chicago Blackhawks in the Conference Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
Carolina Hurricanes defeated Montreal Canadiens in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Ottawa Senators in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated St. Louis Blues in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 1 - 0
Colorado Avalanche defeated San Jose Sharks in the Conference Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Carolina Hurricanes defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Conference Final 4 - 2 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated Colorado Avalanche in the Conference Final 4 - 3 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated Carolina Hurricanes in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 1 - 0

2001 - 02 Detroit Red Wings 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) 2001 - 02 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Detroit Red Wings 23 16 7 0 72 47 308
Detroit Red Wings 23 16 7 0 72 47 308
Carolina Hurricanes 23 13 10 0 47 43 263
Carolina Hurricanes 23 13 10 0 47 43 263
Colorado Avalanche 21 11 10 0 54 56 168
Colorado Avalanche 21 11 10 0 54 56 168
Toronto Maple Leafs 20 10 10 0 44 49 389
Toronto Maple Leafs 20 10 10 0 44 49 389
San Jose Sharks 12 7 5 0 34 32 124
San Jose Sharks 12 7 5 0 34 32 124
Ottawa Senators 12 7 5 0 29 18 115
Ottawa Senators 12 7 5 0 29 18 115
Montreal Canadiens 12 6 6 0 32 39 172
Montreal Canadiens 12 6 6 0 32 39 172
St. Louis Blues 10 5 5 0 24 19 150
St. Louis Blues 10 5 5 0 24 19 150
New York Islanders 7 3 4 0 21 22 169
Los Angeles Kings 7 3 4 0 13 16 72
New York Islanders 7 3 4 0 21 22 169
Los Angeles Kings 7 3 4 0 13 16 72
New Jersey Devils 6 2 4 0 11 9 52
Boston Bruins 6 2 4 0 18 20 106
Vancouver Canucks 6 2 4 0 16 22 62
Boston Bruins 6 2 4 0 18 20 106
Vancouver Canucks 6 2 4 0 16 22 62
New Jersey Devils 6 2 4 0 11 9 52
Chicago Blackhawks 5 1 4 0 5 13 73
Philadelphia Flyers 5 1 4 0 2 11 75
Phoenix Coyotes 5 1 4 0 7 13 83
Philadelphia Flyers 5 1 4 0 2 11 75
Phoenix Coyotes 5 1 4 0 7 13 83
Chicago Blackhawks 5 1 4 0 5 13 73


Most Goals 2001 - 02 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Jarome Iginla Calgary Flames52
Bill Guerin Boston Bruins41
Mats Sundin Toronto Maple Leafs41
Markus Naslund Vancouver Canucks40
Peter Bondra Washington Capitals39



Most Goals 2001 - 02 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Brett Hull Detroit Red Wings10
Peter Forsberg Colorado Avalanche9
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche9
Tomas Holmstrom Detroit Red Wings8
Alexander Mogilny Toronto Maple Leafs8

Most Assists 2001 - 02 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Adam Oates Washington Capitals57
Jason Allison Los Angeles Kings55
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche53
Ron Francis Carolina Hurricanes50
Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit Red Wings50

Most Assists 2001 - 02 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Peter Forsberg Colorado Avalanche18
Steve Yzerman Detroit Red Wings17
Sergei Fedorov Detroit Red Wings14
Chris Chelios Detroit Red Wings13
Gary Roberts Toronto Maple Leafs12

Most Points 2001 - 02 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Jarome Iginla Calgary Flames524496
Markus Naslund Vancouver Canucks405090
Todd Bertuzzi Vancouver Canucks364985
Mats Sundin Toronto Maple Leafs413980
Jaromir Jagr Washington Capitals314879

Most Points 2001 - 02 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Peter Forsberg Colorado Avalanche91827
Steve Yzerman Detroit Red Wings61723
Sergei Fedorov Detroit Red Wings51419
Gary Roberts Toronto Maple Leafs71219
Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche91019

Most Penalty Minutes 2001 - 02 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Peter Worrell Florida Panthers354
Brad Ference Florida Panthers254
Chris Neil Ottawa Senators231
Kevin Sawyer Mighty Ducks of Anaheim221
Theoren Fleury New York Rangers216

Plus/Minus Rating 2001 - 02 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Tyler Wright Columbus Blue Jackets-40
Mike Sillinger Columbus Blue Jackets-35
Deron Quint Columbus Blue Jackets-34
Mattias Timander Columbus Blue Jackets-34
Ray Ferraro Atlanta Thrashers-32

2001 - 02 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

2001 - 02 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 - Jose Theodore - Montreal Canadiens

2001 - 02 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 - Jarome Iginla - Calgary Flames

2001 - 02 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 - Patrick Roy - Colorado Avalanche

2001 - 02 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 - Michael Peca - New York Islanders

2001 - 02 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 - Dany Heatley - Atlanta Thrashers

2001 - 02 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 - Jose Theodore - Montreal Canadiens

2001 - 02 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 - Jose Theodore - Montreal Canadiens

2001 - 02 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 - Carolina Hurricanes

2001 - 02 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 - Saku Koivu - Montreal Canadiens

2001 - 02 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 - Jarome Iginla - Calgary Flames

2001 - 02 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 - Chris Chelios - Detroit Red Wings

2001 - 02 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 - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Jarome Iginla - R - Calgary Flames
NHL All-Star Team - Nicklas Lidstrom - D - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Markus Naslund - L - Vancouver Canucks
NHL All-Star Team - Patrick Roy - G - Colorado Avalanche
NHL All-Star Team - Joe Sakic - C - Colorado Avalanche

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - Rob Blake - D - Colorado Avalanche
NHL All-Star Second Team - Sergei Gonchar - D - Washington Capitals
NHL All-Star Second Team - Bill Guerin - R - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Brendan Shanahan - L - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Mats Sundin - C - Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL All-Star Second Team - Jose Theodore - G - Montreal Canadiens

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