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2002–03 Atlanta Thrashers · NHL
Division 3rd Southeast
Conference 11th Eastern
2002–03 record 31–39–7
Coach Bob Hartley
Captain Shawn McEachern
Arena Philips Arena
Team leaders
Goals Dany Heatley (41)
Assists Vyacheslav Kozlov (49)
Points Dany Heatley (89)

The 2002–03 Atlanta Thrashers season was the Thrashers' fourth season. The Thrashers placed third in the Southeast, eleventh in the East to miss the playoffs.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Southeast Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
13Tampa Bay Lightning 82 36 25 16 5 219 210 93
26Washington Capitals 82 39 29 8 6 224 220 92
311Atlanta Thrashers 82 31 39 7 5 226 284 74
413Florida Panthers 82 24 36 13 9 176 237 70
515Carolina Hurricanes 82 22 43 11 6 171 240 61

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

Game logEdit

Regular season results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 11, 20023–5 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 0–1–0–0
2LOctober 12, 20024–5 OT Florida Panthers (2002–03) 0–1–0–1
3LOctober 16, 20022–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 0–2–0–1
4LOctober 18, 20025–8 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 0–3–0–1
5LOctober 19, 20024–5 New York Islanders (2002–03) 0–4–0–1
6LOctober 21, 20022–3 @ Florida Panthers (2002–03) 0–5–0–1
7LOctober 23, 20021–2 New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 0–6–0–1
8LOctober 26, 20023–4 @ Boston Bruins (2002–03) 0–7–0–1
9LOctober 29, 20020–4 Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 0–8–0–1
10TOctober 31, 20023–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 0–8–1–1
11WNovember 2, 20023–1 @ Florida Panthers (2002–03) 1–8–1–1
12LNovember 7, 20020–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 1–9–1–1
13WNovember 9, 20026–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 2–9–1–1
14WNovember 11, 20022–1 Calgary Flames (2002–03) 3–9–1–1
15WNovember 13, 20023–2 OT San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 4–9–1–1
16LNovember 15, 20021–5 Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 4–10–1–1
17LNovember 17, 20021–5 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 4–11–1–1
18WNovember 19, 20024–3 OT Florida Panthers (2002–03) 5–11–1–1
19LNovember 22, 20021–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 5–12–1–1
20LNovember 23, 20023–6 @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 5–13–1–1
21LNovember 26, 20022–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 5–14–1–1
22WNovember 28, 20027–4 New York Rangers (2002–03) 6–14–1–1
23WDecember 1, 20025–4 Washington Capitals (2002–03) 7–14–1–1
24LDecember 5, 20023–4 OT @ Boston Bruins (2002–03) 7–14–1–2
25LDecember 6, 20026–7 OT @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 7–14–1–3
26LDecember 8, 20020–3 Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 7–15–1–3
27LDecember 11, 20022–4 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 7–16–1–3
28LDecember 13, 20021–3 @ Dallas Stars (2002–03) 7–17–1–3
29LDecember 14, 20020–4 @ St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 7–18–1–3
30WDecember 16, 20021–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 8–18–1–3
31LDecember 18, 20021–3 Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 8–19–1–3
32LDecember 20, 20022–3 OT Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 8–19–1–4
33LDecember 23, 20021–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 8–20–1–4
34WDecember 27, 20025–3 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 9–20–1–4
35LDecember 28, 20020–1 Boston Bruins (2002–03) 9–21–1–4
36WDecember 30, 20023–2 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 10–21–1–4
37LJanuary 2, 20031–8 @ Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 10–22–1–4
38LJanuary 3, 20031–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 10–23–1–4
39LJanuary 5, 20034–5 Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 10–24–1–4
40TJanuary 7, 20033–3 OT Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 10–24–2–4
41WJanuary 9, 20033–2 OT @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 11–24–2–4
42LJanuary 11, 20033–7 @ New York Islanders (2002–03) 11–25–2–4
43WJanuary 13, 20037–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 12–25–2–4
44WJanuary 15, 20031–0 Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 13–25–2–4
45WJanuary 17, 20033–1 Boston Bruins (2002–03) 14–25–2–4
46LJanuary 19, 20031–4 New York Islanders (2002–03) 14–26–2–4
47WJanuary 21, 20038–4 St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 15–26–2–4
48TJanuary 23, 20033–3 OT Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 15–26–3–4
49WJanuary 25, 20034–1 @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 16–26–3–4
50WJanuary 28, 20035–2 New York Rangers (2002–03) 17–26–3–4
51LJanuary 30, 20032–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 17–27–3–4
52WFebruary 4, 20034–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 18–27–3–4
53WFebruary 7, 20034–2 @ New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 19–27–3–4
54LFebruary 8, 20031–3 @ Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 19–28–3–4
55LFebruary 12, 20031–5 Washington Capitals (2002–03) 19–29–3–4
56TFebruary 14, 20032–2 OT Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 19–29–4–4
57LFebruary 15, 20032–6 Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 19–30–4–4
58WFebruary 17, 20034–3 OT Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 20–30–4–4
59LFebruary 19, 20030–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 20–31–4–4
60TFebruary 23, 20033–3 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 20–31–5–4
61LFebruary 25, 20030–8 @ Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 20–32–5–4
62WFebruary 27, 20034–3 OT @ Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 21–32–5–4
63LMarch 1, 20031–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 21–33–5–4
64WMarch 2, 20034–1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 22–33–5–4
65TMarch 6, 20034–4 OT @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 22–33–6–4
66LMarch 7, 20031–2 Florida Panthers (2002–03) 22–34–6–4
67LMarch 9, 20034–6 Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 22–35–6–4
68WMarch 11, 20033–2 @ New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 23–35–6–4
69LMarch 13, 20032–4 Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 23–36–6–4
70WMarch 15, 20035–3 Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 24–36–6–4
71WMarch 17, 20033–2 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 25–36–6–4
72LMarch 19, 20034–5 OT Dallas Stars (2002–03) 25–36–6–5
73LMarch 21, 20031–5 Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 25–37–6–5
74WMarch 22, 20033–2 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 26–37–6–5
75LMarch 24, 20032–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 26–38–6–5
76WMarch 26, 20035–1 Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 27–38–6–5
77TMarch 28, 20031–1 OT New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 27–38–7–5
78WMarch 29, 20033–2 @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 28–38–7–5
79WMarch 31, 20034–3 OT @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 29–38–7–5
80LApril 2, 20033–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 29–39–7–5
81WApril 5, 20033–2 @ New York Islanders (2002–03) 30–39–7–5
82WApril 6, 20036–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 31–39–7–5

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Heatley, DanyDany Heatley LW 77 41 48 89 58-81916
Kozlov, VyacheslavVyacheslav Kozlov LW 79 21 49 70 66-10912
Kovalchuk, IlyaIlya Kovalchuk LW 81 38 29 67 57-24903
Savard, MarcMarc Savard C 57 16 31 47 77-11604
Stefan, PatrikPatrik Stefan C 71 13 21 34 12-10302
Tremblay, YannickYannick Tremblay D 75 8 22 30 32-27501
McEachern, ShawnShawn McEachern RW 46 10 16 26 28-27411
Hrkac, TonyTony Hrkac C 80 9 17 26 14-16202
Kaberle, FrantisekFrantisek Kaberle D 79 7 19 26 32-19312
Sutton, AndyAndy Sutton D 53 3 18 21 114-8110
Bartecko, LubosLubos Bartecko LW 37 7 9 16 83001
Tjarnqvist, DanielDaniel Tjarnqvist D 75 3 12 15 26-20100
Snyder, DanDan Snyder C 36 10 4 14 34-4011
Tapper, BradBrad Tapper RW 35 10 4 14 232103
Rheaume, PascalPascal Rheaume C 56 4 9 13 24-8021
Smehlik, RichardRichard Smehlik D 43 2 9 11 16-4000
Tamer, ChrisChris Tamer D 72 1 9 10 118-10000
Cowan, JeffJeff Cowan LW 66 3 5 8 115-15000
Svartvadet, PerPer Svartvadet C 62 1 7 8 8-11000
Hartigan, MarkMark Hartigan C 23 5 2 7 6-8100
Odgers, JeffJeff Odgers RW 74 2 4 6 171-13001
Herperger, ChrisChris Herperger C 27 4 1 5 7-11000
Piros, KamilKamil Piros C 3 3 2 5 24001
Weaver, MikeMike Weaver D 40 0 5 5 20-5000
Safronov, KirillKirill Safronov D 32 2 2 4 14-10000
Nurminen, PasiPasi Nurminen G 52 0 3 3 40000
Butsayev, YuriYuri Butsayev LW 16 2 0 2 8-5000
DiPenta, JoeJoe DiPenta D 3 1 1 2 03000
Exelby, GarnetGarnet Exelby D 15 0 2 2 410000
Kallio, TomiTomi Kallio LW 5 0 2 2 4-2000
Lessard, FrancisFrancis Lessard RW 18 0 2 2 611000
Simon, BenBen Simon LW 10 0 1 1 90000
Blatny, ZdenekZdenek Blatny LW 4 0 0 0 0-1000
Cassivi, FredericFrederic Cassivi G 2 0 0 0 00000
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe G 17 0 0 0 00000
Farkas, JeffJeff Farkas RW 3 0 0 0 0-1000
Foster, KurtisKurtis Foster D 2 0 0 0 0-2000
Gamache, SimonSimon Gamache C 2 0 0 0 2-1000
Hnilicka, MilanMilan Hnilicka G 21 0 0 0 20000
Krupp, UweUwe Krupp D 4 0 0 0 10-2000
Vigier, J.P.J.P. Vigier RW 13 0 0 0 4-13000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Nurminen, PasiPasi Nurminen 2856 52 21 19 5 137 2.88 214521315.906
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe 895 17 5 11 1 65 4.36 0472407.862
Hnilicka, MilanMilan Hnilicka 1097 21 4 13 1 65 3.56 0605540.893
Cassivi, FredericFrederic Cassivi 123 2 1 1 0 11 5.37 05847.810
Team: 4971 82 31 44 7 278 3.36 225872309.893

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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/OT = Ties/Overtime Losses; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; SO = Shutouts; SA=Shots Against; SV=Shots saved; SV% = Save Percentage;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.


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