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1998–99 New Jersey Devils · NHL
Atlantic Division Champions
Division 1st Atlantic
Conference 1st Eastern
1998–99 record 47–24–11
Home record 19–14–8
Road record 28–10–3
Goals for 248
Goals against 196
General Manager Lou Lamoriello
Coach Robbie Ftorek
Captain Scott Stevens
Alternate captains Denis Pederson
Ken Daneyko
Arena Continental Airlines Arena
Average attendance  ?
Team leaders
Goals Petr Sykora (29)
Assists Petr Sykora (43)
Points Petr Sykora (72)
Penalties in minutes Krzysztof Oliwa (240)
Wins Martin Brodeur (39)
Goals against average Martin Brodeur (2.29)

The 1998–99 New Jersey Devils season was the team's 17th in the National Hockey League since the franchise relocated to New Jersey. Despite winning the Atlantic Division and being the top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Devils were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. The Devils' 28 regular-season road wins were the most in the NHL.

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Atlantic Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
New Jersey Devils 82 47 24 11 248 196 105
Philadelphia Flyers 82 37 26 19 231 196 93
Pittsburgh Penguins 82 38 30 14 242 225 90
New York Rangers 82 33 38 11 217 227 77
New York Islanders 82 24 48 10 194 244 58

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 10, 19981–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1998–99) 0–1–0
2LOctober 14, 19981–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 0–2–0
3WOctober 16, 19982–1 @ New York Rangers (1998–99) 1–2–0
4LOctober 17, 19982–4 Edmonton Oilers (1998–99) 1–3–0
5WOctober 22, 19983–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 2–3–0
6WOctober 24, 19983–1 Boston Bruins (1998–99) 3–3–0
7LOctober 28, 19980–4 Los Angeles Kings (1998–99) 3–4–0
8WOctober 29, 19982–1 @ New York Islanders (1998–99) 4–4–0
9WOctober 31, 19983–1 Florida Panthers (1998–99) 5–4–0
10WNovember 3, 19983–1 New York Rangers (1998–99) 6–4–0
11WNovember 7, 19984–3 @ Florida Panthers (1998–99) 7–4–0
13WNovember 11, 19983–0 Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 8–5–0
14WNovember 13, 19984–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 9–5–0
15LNovember 14, 19981–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 9–6–0
16WNovember 19, 19983–2 OT Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 10–6–0
17TNovember 21, 19983–3 OT Florida Panthers (1998–99) 10–6–1
18WNovember 22, 19985–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 11–6–1
19WNovember 25, 19985–2 @ Dallas Stars (1998–99) 12–6–1
20LNovember 26, 19982–3 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1998–99) 12–7–1
21WNovember 28, 19983–2 @ Colorado Avalanche (1998–99) 13–7–1
22WDecember 1, 19984–0 @ Washington Capitals (1998–99) 14–7–1
23TDecember 4, 19981–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 14–7–2
24WDecember 5, 19987–5 @ New York Islanders (1998–99) 15–7–2
25TDecember 8, 19985–5 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 15–7–3
26WDecember 10, 19985–4 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 16–7–3
27WDecember 12, 19985–3 Colorado Avalanche (1998–99) 17–7–3
28WDecember 16, 19986–3 New York Rangers (1998–99) 18–7–3
29LDecember 18, 19982–5 Calgary Flames (1998–99) 18–8–3
30TDecember 19, 19981–1 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 18–8–4
31WDecember 23, 19984–2 St. Louis Blues (1998–99) 19–8–4
32LDecember 26, 19980–2 Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 19–9–4
33WDecember 28, 19987–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 20–9–4
34WDecember 30, 19983–2 @ Washington Capitals (1998–99) 21–9–4
35LJanuary 2, 19990–6 @ Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 21–10–4
36TJanuary 5, 19993–3 OT San Jose Sharks (1998–99) 21–10–5
37WJanuary 6, 19995–2 @ New York Rangers (1998–99) 22–10–5
38LJanuary 9, 19992–3 Washington Capitals (1998–99) 22–11–5
39LJanuary 11, 19992–4 Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 22–12–5
40LJanuary 14, 19992–3 @ Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 22–13–5
41WJanuary 15, 19993–1 Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 23–13–5
42LJanuary 18, 19991–3 @ San Jose Sharks (1998–99) 23–14–5
43WJanuary 20, 19994–3 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1998–99) 24–14–5
44WJanuary 21, 19993–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1998–99) 25–14–5
45WJanuary 26, 19994–1 Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 26–14–5
46WJanuary 28, 19992–0 @ Boston Bruins (1998–99) 27–14–5
47LJanuary 30, 19992–3 OT Nashville Predators (1998–99) 27–15–5
48TFebruary 1, 19992–2 OT Detroit Red Wings (1998–99) 27–15–6
49WFebruary 3, 19994–1 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 28–15–6
50WFebruary 4, 19992–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1998–99) 29–15–6
51LFebruary 6, 19992–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 29–16–6
52LFebruary 9, 19993–4 Vancouver Canucks (1998–99) 29–17–6
53LFebruary 12, 19992–3 Washington Capitals (1998–99) 29–18–6
54WFebruary 13, 19996–4 Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 30–18–6
55TFebruary 15, 19993–3 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 30–18–7
56WFebruary 17, 19997–1 Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 31–18–7
57LFebruary 19, 19991–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1998–99) 31–19–7
58LFebruary 20, 19992–3 New York Islanders (1998–99) 31–20–7
59WFebruary 22, 19993–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 32–20–7
60TFebruary 25, 19993–3 OT @ Boston Bruins (1998–99) 32–20–8
61WFebruary 28, 19994–1 Phoenix Coyotes (1998–99) 33–20–8
62WMarch 3, 19995–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 34–20–8
63LMarch 5, 19991–4 Boston Bruins (1998–99) 34–21–8
64WMarch 7, 19994–2 @ New York Islanders (1998–99) 35–21–8
65WMarch 9, 19993–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 36–21–8
66WMarch 15, 19992–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1998–99) 37–21–8
67WMarch 17, 19994–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (1998–99) 38–21–8
68LMarch 20, 19991–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 38–22–8
69TMarch 23, 19991–1 OT Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 38–22–9
70WMarch 25, 19995–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 39–22–9
71TMarch 27, 19994–4 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1998–99) 39–22–10
72TMarch 28, 19992–2 OT @ Florida Panthers (1998–99) 39–22–11
73WMarch 31, 19997–1 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1998–99) 40–22–11
74WApril 3, 19994–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 41–22–11
75WApril 4, 19994–1 New York Rangers (1998–99) 42–22–11
76LApril 6, 19992–4 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 42–23–11
77WApril 8, 19991–0 Washington Capitals (1998–99) 43–23–11
78WApril 10, 19996–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 44–23–11
79LApril 12, 19992–4 New York Islanders (1998–99) 44–24–11
80WApril 14, 19992–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 45–24–11
81WApril 16, 19993–2 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 46–24–11
82WApril 17, 19994–1 @ Nashville Predators (1998–99) 47–24–11

PlayoffsEdit

  • note that teams in bold were the winner of the game. Scores are listed winner-loser style, not away-home style

Eastern Conference Quarter-finalsEdit

New Jersey (1) vs. Pittsburgh (8)
Date Away Home OT Score
April 22 Pittsburgh New Jersey 3 – 1
April 24 Pittsburgh New Jersey 4 – 1
April 25 New Jersey Pittsburgh 4 – 2
April 27 New Jersey Pittsburgh 4 – 2
April 30 Pittsburgh New Jersey 4 – 3
May 2 New Jersey Pittsburgh OT 3 – 2
May 4 Pittsburgh New Jersey 4 – 2
Pittsburgh wins series 4 – 3

Player stats Edit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Sykora, PetrPetr Sykora RW 80 29 43 72 22161507
Holik, BobbyBobby Holik C 78 27 37 64 11916508
Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston C/RW 82 24 33 57 1411553
Arnott, JasonJason Arnott C 74 27 27 54 7910803
Elias, PatrikPatrik Elias LW 74 17 33 50 3419302
Morrison, BrendanBrendan Morrison C 76 13 33 46 18-4502
Niedermayer, ScottScott Niedermayer D 72 11 35 46 2616113
McKay, RandyRandy McKay RW 70 17 20 37 14310305
Odelein, LyleLyle Odelein D 70 5 26 31 1146100
Andreychuk, DaveDave Andreychuk LW 52 15 13 28 201403
Pandolfo, JayJay Pandolfo LW 70 14 13 27 103114
Sharifijanov, VadimVadim Sharifijanov LW 53 11 16 27 2811102
Stevens, ScottScott Stevens D 75 5 22 27 6429001
Pederson, DenisDenis Pederson C/RW 76 11 12 23 66-10301
Brylin, SergeiSergei Brylin LW 47 5 10 15 288301
Oliwa, KrzysztofKrzysztof Oliwa LW 64 5 7 12 2404001
Daneyko, KenKen Daneyko D 82 2 9 11 6327000
Dean, KevinKevin Dean D 62 1 10 11 224100
Carpenter, BobBob Carpenter C 56 2 8 10 36-3000
Bombardir, BradBrad Bombardir D 56 1 7 8 16-4000
Souray, SheldonSheldon Souray D 70 1 7 8 1105000
Nemchinov, SergeiSergei Nemchinov LW 10 4 0 4 64101
Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur G 70 0 4 4 40000
Lakovic, SashaSasha Lakovic RW 16 0 3 3 590000
Sutton, KenKen Sutton D 5 1 0 1 01000
Madden, JohnJohn Madden C 4 0 1 1 0-2000
Terreri, ChrisChris Terreri G 12 0 1 1 00000
Daniels, ScottScott Daniels LW 1 0 0 0 00000
Muir, BryanBryan Muir D 1 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur 4239 70 39 21 10 162 2.29 417281566.906
Terreri, ChrisChris Terreri 726 12 8 3 1 30 2.48 1294264.898
Team: 4965 82 47 24 11 192 2.32 520221830.905

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Holik, BobbyBobby Holik C 7 0 7 7 6000
Sykora, PetrPetr Sykora RW 7 3 3 6 4001
McKay, RandyRandy McKay RW 7 3 2 5 2001
Elias, PatrikPatrik Elias LW 7 0 5 5 6000
Brylin, SergeiSergei Brylin LW 5 3 1 4 4101
Arnott, JasonJason Arnott C 7 2 2 4 4100
Niedermayer, ScottScott Niedermayer D 7 1 3 4 18100
Stevens, ScottScott Stevens D 7 2 1 3 10200
Odelein, LyleLyle Odelein D 7 0 3 3 10000
Andreychuk, DaveDave Andreychuk LW 4 2 0 2 4000
Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur G 7 0 2 2 2000
Morrison, BrendanBrendan Morrison C 7 0 2 2 0000
Pandolfo, JayJay Pandolfo LW 7 1 0 1 0000
Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston C/RW 7 1 0 1 2010
Pederson, DenisDenis Pederson C/RW 3 0 1 1 0000
Souray, SheldonSheldon Souray D 2 0 1 1 0000
Bombardir, BradBrad Bombardir D 5 0 0 0 0000
Carpenter, BobBob Carpenter C 7 0 0 0 2000
Daneyko, KenKen Daneyko D 7 0 0 0 8000
Dean, KevinKevin Dean D 7 0 0 0 0000
Nemchinov, SergeiSergei Nemchinov LW 4 0 0 0 0000
Oliwa, KrzysztofKrzysztof Oliwa LW 1 0 0 0 2000
Sharifijanov, VadimVadim Sharifijanov LW 4 0 0 0 0000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur 425 7 3 4 20 2.82 0139119.856
Team: 425 7 3 4 20 2.82 0139119.856

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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;

Awards and recordsEdit

RecordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

Draft picksEdit

The Devils' draft picks at the 1998 NHL Entry Draft at the Marine Midland Arena in Buffalo, New York.

Rd # Pick # Player Nat Pos Team (League) Notes
1 26 Mike Van Ryn Flag of Canada Canada D University of Michigan (CCHA)
1 27 Scott Gomez Flag of the United States United States of America C Tri-City Americans (WHL) [2]
2 37 Christian Berglund Flag of Sweden Sweden C Färjestads BK (Elitserien)
3 82 Brian Gionta Flag of the United States United States of America RW Boston College (Hockey East) [3]
4 96 Mikko Jokela Flag of Finland Finland D HIFK Helsinki (SM-liiga) [4]
4 105 Pierre Dagenais Flag of Canada Canada LW Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL) [5]
5 119 Anton But Flag of Russia Russia LW Torpedo-2 Yaroslavl (Russian Super League) [6]
5 143 Ryan Flinn Flag of Canada Canada LW Laval Titan College Francais (QMJHL)
6 172 Jacques Lariviere Flag of Canada Canada LW Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
7 199 Erik Jensen Flag of the United States United States of America W Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
8 227 Marko Ahosilta Flag of Finland Finland F KalPa Kuopio (SM-liiga)
9 257 Ryan Held Flag of Canada Canada W Kitchener Rangers (OHL)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1998-99 New Jersey Devils Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.
  2. The Devils acquired the 1998 first-round pick from Dallas for Carolina's 1998 second-round pick (used on John Erskine) and the Devils' 1998 second-round pick (used on Tyler Bouck) on June 27, 1998.
  3. The Devils acquired the 1998 third-round pick (originally Pittsburgh's) from Edmonton for the Devils' 1998 fourth-round pick (used on Kristian Antila), 1998 fifth-round pick (used on Oleg Smirnov), and the rights to Fredrik Lindqvist on June 27, 1998. The Devils' original third-round pick was traded to San Jose for Vlastimil Kroupa on August 22, 1997.
  4. The Devils acquired the 1998 fourth-round pick from Chicago for Reid Simpson on January 8, 1998.
  5. The Devils acquired the 1998 fourth-round pick (originally Boston's) from Los Angeles for Doug Bodger on June 18, 1998. The Devils' original fourth-round pick had been traded to Edmonton (see above note for Brian Gionta).
  6. The Devils acquired the 1998 fifth-round pick from Vancouver for Peter Zezel on February 5, 1998.
New Jersey Devils
Team Kansas City ScoutsColorado RockiesPlayersAward WinnersSeasonsRecordsDraft picks • • Continental Airlines ArenaPrudential Center
New Jersey Devils coaches MacMillanMcVieCarpenterSchoenfeldCunniffBrooksLemaireFtorekRobinsonConstantineBurnsLamorielloJulienSutter
Division titles 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2005-06, 2006-07
Conference Championships 1994-95, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03
Stanley Cups 1994-95, 1999-00, 2002-03
Affiliates Lowell Devils (AHL), Trenton Devils (ECHL)


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