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1997–98 Colorado Avalanche · NHL
Pacific Division Champions
Division 1st Pacific
Conference 2nd Western
1997–98 record 39–26–17
Goals for 231
Goals against 205
General Manager Pierre Lacroix
Coach Marc Crawford
Captain Joe Sakic
Arena McNichols Sports Arena
Team leaders
Goals Joe Sakic (27)
Assists Peter Forsberg (66)
Points Peter Forsberg (91)
Penalties in minutes Jeff Odgers (213)
Wins Patrick Roy (31)
Goals against average Craig Billington (2.32)

The 1997–98 Colorado Avalanche season was the Avalanche's third season.


Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Pacific Division
# CR   GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 2 Colorado Avalanche 82 39 26 17 231 205 95
2 5 Los Angeles Kings 82 38 33 11 227 225 87
3 7 Edmonton Oilers 82 35 37 10 215 224 80
4 8 San Jose Sharks 82 34 38 10 210 216 78
5 10 Calgary Flames 82 26 41 15 217 252 67
6 12 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 26 43 13 205 261 65
7 13 Vancouver Canucks 82 25 43 14 224 273 64

Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
         Bolded teams qualified for the playoffs.


Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 1, 19972–2 OT Dallas Stars (1997–98) 0–0–1
2WOctober 3, 19974–1 @ Calgary Flames (1997–98) 1–0–1
3WOctober 5, 19973–0 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 2–0–1
4WOctober 7, 19973–2 Boston Bruins (1997–98) 3–0–1
5WOctober 9, 19973–2 San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 4–0–1
6TOctober 11, 19973–3 OT Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 4–0–2
7WOctober 15, 19976–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 5–0–2
8LOctober 17, 19975–6 OT @ Calgary Flames (1997–98) 5–1–2
9TOctober 19, 19974–4 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 5–1–3
10WOctober 22, 19974–3 Washington Capitals (1997–98) 6–1–3
11TOctober 24, 19973–3 OT Carolina Hurricanes (1997–98) 6–1–4
12LOctober 25, 19971–3 @ Dallas Stars (1997–98) 6–2–4
13WOctober 28, 19973–2 Buffalo Sabres (1997–98) 7–2–4
14TOctober 30, 19972–2 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 7–2–5
15TNovember 1, 19973–3 OT Calgary Flames (1997–98) 7–2–6
16LNovember 5, 19972–4 New York Rangers (1997–98) 7–3–6
17WNovember 8, 19974–1 St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 8–3–6
18WNovember 11, 19972–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 9–3–6
19WNovember 13, 19972–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1997–98) 10–3–6
20LNovember 14, 19971–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1997–98) 10–4–6
21LNovember 16, 19971–4 @ New York Rangers (1997–98) 10–5–6
22TNovember 18, 19976–6 OT @ Washington Capitals (1997–98) 10–5–7
23WNovember 21, 19973–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 11–5–7
24LNovember 23, 19971–2 OT Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 11–6–7
25TNovember 26, 19973–3 OT @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1997–98) 11–6–8
26WNovember 28, 19973–2 @ Florida Panthers (1997–98) 12–6–8
27WNovember 29, 19973–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1997–98) 13–6–8
28WDecember 2, 19974–2 Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 14–6–8
29WDecember 4, 19972–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 15–6–8
30WDecember 6, 19976–4 Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 16–6–8
31LDecember 8, 19972–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1997–98) 16–7–8
32TDecember 10, 19972–2 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 16–7–9
33LDecember 12, 19971–3 @ Calgary Flames (1997–98) 16–8–9
34WDecember 13, 19975–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 17–8–9
35WDecember 15, 19973–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 18–8–9
36TDecember 17, 19972–2 OT Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 18–8–10
37TDecember 19, 19973–3 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1997–98) 18–8–11
38WDecember 23, 19975–1 Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 19–8–11
39WDecember 27, 19975–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 20–8–11
40TDecember 29, 19971–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1997–98) 20–8–12
41WDecember 31, 19973–1 New York Islanders (1997–98) 21–8–12
42TJanuary 2, 19982–2 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1997–98) 21–8–13
43WJanuary 3, 19985–4 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1997–98) 22–8–13
44LJanuary 6, 19981–3 Calgary Flames (1997–98) 22–9–13
45TJanuary 8, 19984–4 OT Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 22–9–14
46TJanuary 10, 19983–3 OT Ottawa Senators (1997–98) 22–9–15
47WJanuary 12, 19983–1 Florida Panthers (1997–98) 23–9–15
48WJanuary 14, 19982–0 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 24–9–15
49TJanuary 15, 19982–2 OT San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 24–9–16
50LJanuary 21, 19982–3 @ Dallas Stars (1997–98) 24–10–16
51LJanuary 22, 19983–4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 24–11–16
52LJanuary 24, 19982–3 Dallas Stars (1997–98) 24–12–16
53WJanuary 26, 19982–1 OT Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 25–12–16
54WJanuary 28, 19986–1 Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 26–12–16
55LJanuary 31, 19982–5 @ San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 26–13–16
56WFebruary 2, 19982–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 27–13–16
57WFebruary 5, 19984–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 28–13–16
58WFebruary 7, 19983–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1997–98) 29–13–16
59WFebruary 25, 19984–2 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 30–13–16
60WFebruary 26, 19983–0 Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 31–13–16
61LFebruary 28, 19980–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 31–14–16
62LMarch 2, 19984–5 OT Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 31–15–16
63WMarch 4, 19985–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 32–15–16
64LMarch 5, 19982–4 @ Ottawa Senators (1997–98) 32–16–16
65WMarch 7, 19984–2 @ New York Islanders (1997–98) 33–16–16
66LMarch 9, 19981–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1997–98) 33–17–16
67WMarch 11, 19983–2 St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 34–17–16
68LMarch 14, 19982–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 34–18–16
69LMarch 15, 19983–5 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 34–19–16
70WMarch 19, 19984–3 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 35–19–16
71WMarch 21, 19982–0 @ San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 36–19–16
72LMarch 26, 19980–2 New Jersey Devils (1997–98) 36–20–16
73WMarch 28, 19985–3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 37–20–16
74LMarch 30, 19981–4 @ Boston Bruins (1997–98) 37–21–16
75LApril 1, 19980–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 37–22–16
76LApril 2, 19981–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 37–23–16
77LApril 4, 19981–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 37–24–16
78LApril 6, 19981–3 Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 37–25–16
79LApril 11, 19983–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 37–26–16
80TApril 13, 19982–2 OT @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 37–26–17
81WApril 16, 19984–1 San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 38–26–17
82WApril 18, 19984–3 Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 39–26–17

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Forsberg, PeterPeter Forsberg C 72 25 66 91 946737
Kamensky, ValeriValeri Kamensky LW 75 26 40 66 60-2804
Sakic, JoeJoe Sakic C 64 27 36 63 5001212
Lemieux, ClaudeClaude Lemieux RW 78 26 27 53 115-71111
Ozolinsh, SandisSandis Ozolinsh D 66 13 38 51 65-12902
Deadmarsh, AdamAdam Deadmarsh RW 73 22 21 43 12501006
Lacroix, EricEric Lacroix LW 82 16 15 31 840506
Krupp, UweUwe Krupp D 78 9 22 31 3821502
Corbet, ReneRene Corbet LW 68 16 12 28 1338404
Yelle, StephaneStephane Yelle C 81 7 15 22 48-10010
Kurri, JariJari Kurri RW 70 5 17 22 126200
Foote, AdamAdam Foote D 77 3 14 17 124-3001
Messier, EricEric Messier LW 62 4 12 16 204000
Klemm, JonJon Klemm D 67 6 8 14 30-3000
Gusarov, AlexeiAlexei Gusarov D 72 4 10 14 429011
Odgers, JeffJeff Odgers RW 68 5 8 13 2135000
Donovan, SheanShean Donovan RW 47 5 7 12 483000
Jones, KeithKeith Jones RW 23 3 7 10 22-4102
Lefebvre, SylvainSylvain Lefebvre D 81 0 10 10 482000
Marha, JosefJosef Marha C 11 2 5 7 40000
Miller, AaronAaron Miller D 55 2 2 4 510000
Ricci, MikeMike Ricci C 6 0 4 4 20000
Fitzgerald, TomTom Fitzgerald RW 11 2 1 3 220010
Leroux, FrancoisFrancois Leroux D 50 1 2 3 140-3000
Roy, PatrickPatrick Roy G 65 0 3 3 390000
Belak, WadeWade Belak D 8 1 1 2 27-3001
Sarault, YvesYves Sarault LW 2 1 0 1 01000
Trepanier, PascalPascal Trepanier D 15 0 1 1 18-2000
Billington, CraigCraig Billington G 23 0 0 0 20000
Larsen, BradBrad Larsen LW 1 0 0 0 00000
Matte, ChristianChristian Matte RW 5 0 0 0 60000
Rychel, WarrenWarren Rychel LW 8 0 0 0 23-1000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Roy, PatrickPatrick Roy 3835 65 31 19 13 153 2.39 418251672.916
Billington, CraigCraig Billington 1162 23 8 7 4 45 2.32 1588543.923
Team: 4997 82 39 26 17 198 2.38 524132215.918
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Forsberg, PeterPeter Forsberg C 7 6 5 11 123200
Ozolinsh, SandisSandis Ozolinsh D 7 0 7 7 14-3000
Lemieux, ClaudeClaude Lemieux RW 7 3 3 6 82101
Kamensky, ValeriValeri Kamensky LW 7 2 3 5 181100
Sakic, JoeJoe Sakic C 6 2 3 5 60012
Deadmarsh, AdamAdam Deadmarsh RW 7 2 0 2 4-1100
Yelle, StephaneStephane Yelle C 7 1 0 1 12-3000
Fitzgerald, TomTom Fitzgerald RW 7 0 1 1 20-2000
Gusarov, AlexeiAlexei Gusarov D 7 0 1 1 61000
Krupp, UweUwe Krupp D 7 0 1 1 42000
Roy, PatrickPatrick Roy G 7 0 1 1 00000
Billington, CraigCraig Billington G 1 0 0 0 00000
Corbet, ReneRene Corbet LW 2 0 0 0 20000
Foote, AdamAdam Foote D 7 0 0 0 23-1000
Jones, KeithKeith Jones RW 7 0 0 0 13-1000
Klemm, JonJon Klemm D 4 0 0 0 01000
Kurri, JariJari Kurri RW 4 0 0 0 0-1000
Lacroix, EricEric Lacroix LW 7 0 0 0 6-2000
Lefebvre, SylvainSylvain Lefebvre D 7 0 0 0 4-1000
Miller, AaronAaron Miller D 7 0 0 0 80000
Odgers, JeffJeff Odgers RW 6 0 0 0 25-1000
Rychel, WarrenWarren Rychel LW 6 0 0 0 24-2000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Roy, PatrickPatrick Roy 430 7 3 4 18 2.51 0191173.906
Billington, CraigCraig Billington 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 000
Team: 431 7 3 4 18 2.51 0191173.906

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and recordsEdit

Team trophiesEdit

Player awards and trophiesEdit

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

Other transactionsEdit

Draft picksEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1997-98 Colorado Avalanche Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-10.

GeneralEdit


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