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1997–98 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Division 6th Central
1997–98 record
General Manager Ken Dryden
Coach Mike Murphy
Captain Mats Sundin
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Mats Sundin (33)
Assists Mats Sundin (41)
Points Mats Sundin (74)
Penalties in minutes Tie Domi (365)
Wins Felix Potvin (26)
Goals against average Felix Potvin (2.73)

The 1997-98 NHL season was the Toronto Maple Leafs last full season at Maple Leaf Gardens. Just a few days before the season's start, Mats Sundin became their 16th Captain and their first European Captain in their 80 year history.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Central Division
# CR   GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 1 Dallas Stars 82 49 22 11 242 167 109
2 3 Detroit Red Wings 82 44 23 15 250 196 103
3 4 St. Louis Blues 82 45 29 8 256 204 98
4 7 Phoenix Coyotes 82 35 35 12 224 227 82
5 9 Chicago Blackhawks 82 30 39 13 192 199 73
6 12 Toronto Maple Leafs 82 30 43 9 194 237 69

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
1LOctober 1, 19971–4 Washington Capitals (1997–98) 0–1–0
2LOctober 4, 19970–3 @ New York Islanders (1997–98) 0–2–0
3WOctober 7, 19972–1 @ Calgary Flames (1997–98) 1–2–0
4TOctober 9, 19972–2 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 1–2–1
5LOctober 11, 19971–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 1–3–1
6LOctober 14, 19972–3 Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 1–4–1
7WOctober 15, 19974–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 2–4–1
8LOctober 18, 19974–5 Dallas Stars (1997–98) 2–5–1
9LOctober 22, 19972–6 Ottawa Senators (1997–98) 2–6–1
10WOctober 25, 19974–3 Calgary Flames (1997–98) 3–6–1
11TOctober 28, 19972–2 OT Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 3–6–2
12LNovember 1, 19971–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1997–98) 3–7–2
13TNovember 4, 19970–0 OT @ San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 3–7–3
14WNovember 5, 19974–3 @ Calgary Flames (1997–98) 4–7–3
15LNovember 8, 19970–3 Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 4–8–3
16WNovember 11, 19975–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 5–8–3
17WNovember 13, 19972–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 6–8–3
18LNovember 15, 19970–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (1997–98) 6–9–3
19LNovember 17, 19972–3 St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 6–10–3
20WNovember 19, 19973–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1997–98) 7–10–3
21LNovember 21, 19971–3 @ Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 7–11–3
22LNovember 22, 19970–2 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 7–12–3
23WNovember 25, 19973–1 San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 8–12–3
24LNovember 29, 19972–4 Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 8–13–3
25TDecember 2, 19973–3 OT Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 8–13–4
26LDecember 4, 19973–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 8–14–4
27WDecember 6, 19977–2 Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 9–14–4
28WDecember 8, 19973–0 Dallas Stars (1997–98) 10–14–4
29TDecember 10, 19972–2 OT Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 10–14–5
30LDecember 13, 19970–3 New Jersey Devils (1997–98) 10–15–5
31LDecember 15, 19972–3 @ Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 10–16–5
32WDecember 17, 19976–2 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 11–16–5
33LDecember 18, 19972–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 11–17–5
34WDecember 20, 19973–2 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 12–17–5
35WDecember 23, 19975–4 Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 13–17–5
36LDecember 26, 19971–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 13–18–5
37LDecember 27, 19971–8 Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 13–19–5
38TDecember 31, 19972–2 OT Boston Bruins (1997–98) 13–19–6
39TJanuary 1, 19983–3 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 13–19–7
40LJanuary 3, 19982–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1997–98) 13–20–7
41LJanuary 6, 19983–5 @ Washington Capitals (1997–98) 13–21–7
42WJanuary 7, 19985–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1997–98) 14–21–7
43LJanuary 10, 19983–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 14–22–7
44LJanuary 12, 19982–3 @ New York Rangers (1997–98) 14–23–7
45LJanuary 14, 19981–4 Buffalo Sabres (1997–98) 14–24–7
46WJanuary 21, 19983–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 15–24–7
47WJanuary 22, 19983–0 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 16–24–7
48WJanuary 24, 19985–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1997–98) 17–24–7
49LJanuary 26, 19981–5 @ Dallas Stars (1997–98) 17–25–7
50LJanuary 29, 19980–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 17–26–7
51LJanuary 31, 19982–5 Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 17–27–7
52LFebruary 2, 19981–5 Dallas Stars (1997–98) 17–28–7
53WFebruary 4, 19983–2 St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 18–28–7
54LFebruary 5, 19982–3 @ Ottawa Senators (1997–98) 18–29–7
55WFebruary 7, 19983–2 Florida Panthers (1997–98) 19–29–7
56TFebruary 25, 19982–2 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1997–98) 19–29–8
57LFebruary 26, 19982–5 New York Rangers (1997–98) 19–30–8
58WFebruary 28, 19984–0 Montreal Canadiens (1997–98) 20–30–8
59LMarch 2, 19981–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1997–98) 20–31–8
60LMarch 4, 19983–5 Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 20–32–8
61WMarch 7, 19984–1 Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 21–32–8
62LMarch 9, 19982–3 @ San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 21–33–8
63WMarch 11, 19983–1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1997–98) 22–33–8
64WMarch 12, 19982–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 23–33–8
65WMarch 14, 19982–1 Calgary Flames (1997–98) 24–33–8
66LMarch 16, 19981–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1997–98) 24–34–8
67LMarch 18, 19982–5 Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 24–35–8
68LMarch 19, 19980–4 @ Boston Bruins (1997–98) 24–36–8
69TMarch 21, 19981–1 OT Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 24–36–9
70LMarch 24, 19982–4 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 24–37–9
71WMarch 26, 19981–0 @ Dallas Stars (1997–98) 25–37–9
72WMarch 28, 19984–3 OT New York Islanders (1997–98) 26–37–9
73LMarch 30, 19982–3 Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 26–38–9
74LApril 1, 19984–6 St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 26–39–9
75LApril 4, 19983–5 San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 26–40–9
76LApril 6, 19982–4 @ Dallas Stars (1997–98) 26–41–9
77WApril 7, 19983–1 @ Florida Panthers (1997–98) 27–41–9
78LApril 9, 19982–5 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1997–98) 27–42–9
79WApril 11, 19985–1 Carolina Hurricanes (1997–98) 28–42–9
80WApril 15, 19983–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 29–42–9
81LApril 18, 19983–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 29–43–9
82WApril 19, 19982–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 30–43–9

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Sundin, MatsMats Sundin 82 33 41 74 49-3915
Johnson, MikeMike Johnson 82 15 32 47 24-4500
King, DerekDerek King 77 21 25 46 43-7403
Korolev, IgorIgor Korolev 78 17 22 39 22-18635
Schneider, MathieuMathieu Schneider 76 11 26 37 44-12411
Modin, FredrikFredrik Modin 74 16 16 32 32-5104
Berezin, SergeiSergei Berezin 68 16 15 31 10-3303
Sullivan, SteveSteve Sullivan 63 10 18 28 40-8101
Clark, WendelWendel Clark 47 12 7 19 80-21403
McCauley, AlynAlyn McCauley 60 6 10 16 6-7001
Smith, JasonJason Smith 81 3 13 16 100-5000
Domi, TieTie Domi 80 4 10 14 365-5000
Warriner, ToddTodd Warriner 45 5 8 13 205001
Hendrickson, DarbyDarby Hendrickson 80 8 4 12 67-20000
Yushkevich, DmitryDmitry Yushkevich 72 0 12 12 78-13000
Cote, SylvainSylvain Cote 12 3 6 9 62101
Brown, JeffJeff Brown 19 1 8 9 102100
Markov, DannyDanny Markov 25 2 5 7 280100
Macoun, JamieJamie Macoun 67 0 7 7 63-17000
Zettler, RobRob Zettler 59 0 7 7 108-8000
Bohonos, LonnyLonny Bohonos 6 3 3 6 41000
King, KrisKris King 82 3 3 6 199-13002
Prochazka, MartinMartin Prochazka 29 2 4 6 8-1000
Tremblay, YannickYannick Tremblay 38 2 4 6 6-6100
Gustafsson, PerPer Gustafsson 22 1 4 5 10-5000
Baker, JamieJamie Baker 13 0 5 5 101000
Cooper, DavidDavid Cooper 9 0 4 4 82000
Kennedy, MikeMike Kennedy 13 0 1 1 14-2000
Adams, KevynKevyn Adams 5 0 0 0 70000
Cousineau, MarcelMarcel Cousineau 2 0 0 0 00000
Healy, GlennGlenn Healy 21 0 0 0 00000
Potvin, FelixFelix Potvin 67 0 0 0 80000
Ware, JeffJeff Ware 2 0 0 0 01000
Wolanin, CraigCraig Wolanin 10 0 0 0 6-9000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Potvin, FelixFelix Potvin 3864 67 26 33 7 176 2.73 518821706.906
Healy, GlennGlenn Healy 1068 21 4 10 2 53 2.98 0453400.883
Cousineau, MarcelMarcel Cousineau 17 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 0991.000
Team: 4949 82 30 43 9 229 2.78 523442115.902

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Note: 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;

PlayoffsEdit

  • The Maple Leafs did not qualify for the Playoffs for the second consecutive season.

RosterEdit

1997-98 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres


TransactionsEdit

The Maple Leafs have been involved in the following transactions during the 1997-98 season.

TradesEdit

September 30, 1997 To St. Louis Blues
Kelly Chase
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Future Considerations
January 2, 1998 To Carolina Hurricanes
4th round pick in 1999 - Yevgeny Pavlov
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Jeff Brown
March 7, 1998 To Vancouver Canucks
Brandon Convery
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Lonny Bohonos
March 17, 1998 To Ottawa Senators
Per Gustafsson
To Toronto Maple Leafs
8th round pick in 1998 - Dwight Wolfe
March 24, 1998 To Dallas Stars
Mike Kennedy
To Toronto Maple Leafs
8th round pick in 1998 - Mikhail Travnicek
March 24, 1998 To Detroit Red Wings
Jamie Macoun
To Toronto Maple Leafs
4th round pick in 1998 - Alexei Ponikarovsky
March 24, 1998 To Washington Capitals
Jeff Brown
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Sylvain Cote
June 27, 1998 To Chicago Blackhawks
1st round pick in 1998 - Mark Bell
4th round pick in 1998 - Matthias Trattnig
To Toronto Maple Leafs
1st round pick in 1998 - Nik Antropov
3rd round pick in 1998 - Jamie Hodson
5th round pick in 1998 - Morgan Warren

Expansion DraftEdit

June 26, 1998 To Nashville Predators
Rob Zettler

Free agentsEdit

Player Former Team
Mike Kennedy Dallas Stars
Derek King Hartford Whalers
Kris King Phoenix Coyotes
Glenn Healy New York Rangers
Kevyn Adams Grand Rapids Griffins (IHL)
Igor Korolev Phoenix Coyotes
Player New Team
Jamie Heward Philadelphia Flyers
Mike Craig San Jose Sharks

Awards and recordsEdit

Draft picksEdit

NHL DraftEdit

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
3 57 Jeff Farkas (Center) Flag of the United States United States Boston College
4 84 Adam Mair (Right Wing) Flag of Canada.svg Canada
5 111 Frank Mrazek (Left Wing) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
6 138 Eric Gooldy (Left Wing) Detroit Whalers
7 165 Hugo Marchand (Defense) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Victoriaville Tigres
7 190 Shawn Thornton (Right wing) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Peterborough Petes
8 194 Russ Bartlett (Center) Flag of the United States United States Phillips-Exeter Academy
9 221 Jonathan Hedstrom (Left Wing) Flag of Sweden Sweden Skelleftea
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Farm TeamsEdit

  • The Maple Leafs farm team was the St. John's Maple Leafs in St. John's, Newfoundland.

ReferencesEdit


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