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2002–03 Phoenix Coyotes · NHL
Division 4th Pacific
2002–03 record 31–35–11
Goals for 204
Goals against 230
Coach Bob Francis
Captain Teppo Numminen
Team leaders

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

  • January 8, 2003: Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Michael Leighton gained a shutout in his NHL debut in a 0-0 tie versus the Phoenix Coyotes. Coyotes goaltender Zac Bierk earned his first career shutout, although it was not his NHL debut. It was the first time that two goalies in the same game both earned their first career shutouts. [1]

Final standingsEdit

Pacific Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
11Dallas Stars 82 46 17 15 4 245 169 111
27Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 40 27 9 6 203 193 95
310Los Angeles Kings 82 33 37 6 6 203 221 78
411Phoenix Coyotes 82 31 35 11 5 204 230 78
514San Jose Sharks 82 28 37 9 8 214 239 73

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

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

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Johnson, MikeMike Johnson RW 82 23 40 63 479803
Doan, ShaneShane Doan RW 82 21 37 58 863702
Nagy, LadislavLadislav Nagy LW 80 22 35 57 9217806
Langkow, DaymondDaymond Langkow C 82 20 32 52 5620422
Briere, DanielDaniel Briere C 68 17 29 46 50-21403
Amonte, TonyTony Amonte RW 59 13 23 36 26-12603
Numminen, TeppoTeppo Numminen D 78 6 24 30 300201
Radivojevic, BrankoBranko Radivojevic RW 79 12 15 27 63-2103
Mara, PaulPaul Mara D 73 10 15 25 78-7100
Markov, DannyDanny Markov D 64 4 16 20 362200
Abid, RamziRamzi Abid LW 30 10 8 18 301403
Quint, DeronDeron Quint D 51 7 10 17 20-5200
Savage, BrianBrian Savage LW 43 6 10 16 22-4101
Lemieux, ClaudeClaude Lemieux RW 36 6 8 14 30-3110
Wilson, LandonLandon Wilson RW 31 6 8 14 261003
Buchberger, KellyKelly Buchberger RW 79 3 9 12 1090010
Simpson, ToddTodd Simpson D 66 2 7 9 1357000
Vaananen, OssiOssi Vaananen D 67 2 7 9 821000
Suchy, RadoslavRadoslav Suchy D 77 1 8 9 182100
May, BradBrad May LW 20 3 4 7 323000
Ranheim, PaulPaul Ranheim LW 40 3 4 7 10-4000
Taffe, JeffJeff Taffe C 20 3 1 4 4-4101
Hrdina, JanJan Hrdina C 4 0 4 4 83000
Nazarov, AndreiAndrei Nazarov LW 59 3 0 3 135-9200
Berehowsky, DrakeDrake Berehowsky D 7 1 2 3 270000
Boucher, BrianBrian Boucher G 45 0 1 1 00000
Ference, BradBrad Ference D 15 0 1 1 28-5000
Gratton, ChrisChris Gratton C 14 0 1 1 21-11000
Pellerin, ScottScott Pellerin LW 23 0 1 1 8-5000
Banham, FrankFrank Banham RW 5 0 0 0 2-1000
Bierk, ZacZac Bierk G 16 0 0 0 20000
Burke, SeanSean Burke G 22 0 0 0 40000
DesRochers, PatrickPatrick DesRochers G 4 0 0 0 00000
Focht, DanDan Focht D 10 0 0 0 10-2000
Grenier, MartinMartin Grenier D 3 0 0 0 0-1000
Hordichuk, DarcyDarcy Hordichuk LW 25 0 0 0 82-1000
Jaspers, JasonJason Jaspers C 2 0 0 0 0-1000
Kolanos, KrysKrys Kolanos C 2 0 0 0 00000
Pelletier, Jean-MarcJean-Marc Pelletier G 2 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Boucher, BrianBrian Boucher 2544 45 15 20 8 128 3.02 012101082.894
Burke, SeanSean Burke 1248 22 12 6 2 44 2.12 2632588.930
Bierk, ZacZac Bierk 884 16 4 9 1 32 2.17 1471439.932
DesRochers, PatrickPatrick DesRochers 175 4 0 3 0 11 3.77 08877.875
Pelletier, Jean-MarcJean-Marc Pelletier 119 2 0 2 0 6 3.03 04842.875
Team: 4970 82 31 40 11 221 2.67 324492228.910

[2]

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

TradesEdit

December 19, 2002 To Philadelphia Flyers
Future Considerations
To Phoenix Coyotes
Paul Ranheim
December 31, 2002 To Carolina Hurricanes
Patrick Desrochers
To Phoenix Coyotes
Jean-Marc Pelletier
Future Considerations
January 16, 2003 To Dallas Stars
Claude Lemieux
To Phoenix Coyotes
Scott Pellerin
4th round pick in 2004 - Kevin Porter
March 8, 2003 To Florida Panthers
Darcy Hordichuk
2nd round pick in 2003 - Matt Smaby
To Phoenix Coyotes
Brad Ference
March 10, 2003 To Buffalo Sabres
Daniel Briere
3rd round pick in 2004 - Andrej Sekera
To Phoenix Coyotes
Chris Gratton
4th round pick in 2004 - Liam Reddox
March 10, 2003 To Philadelphia Flyers
Tony Amonte
To Phoenix Coyotes
Guillaume Lefebvre
3rd round pick in 2003 - Tyler Redenbach
2nd round pick in 2004 - Brandon Dubinsky
March 11, 2003 To Vancouver Canucks
Brad May
To Phoenix Coyotes
3rd round pick in 2003 - Dimitri Pestunov
March 11, 2003 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Ramzi Abid
Dan Focht
Guillaume Lefebvre
To Phoenix Coyotes
Jan Hrdina
Francois Leroux
May 31, 2003 To Boston Bruins
5th round pick in 2004 - Kris Versteeg
To Phoenix Coyotes
Darren McLachlan
June 21, 2003 To Carolina Hurricanes
Danny Markov
4th round pick in 2004 - Billy Ryan
To Phoenix Coyotes
David Tanabe
Igor Knyazev
June 21, 2003 To St. Louis Blues
5th round pick in 2003 - Lee Stempniak
To Phoenix Coyotes
Tyson Nash
June 22, 2003 To Dallas Stars
8th round pick in 2004 - Martin Houle
To Phoenix Coyotes
9th round pick in 2003 - Loic Burkhalter

Free agentsEdit

Player Former Team
Kelly Buchberger Los Angeles Kings
Tony Amonte Chicago Blackhawks
Deron Quint Columbus Blue Jackets
Frank Banham Jokerit (SM-liiga)
Jason Bonsignore Springfield Falcons (AHL)
Player New Team
Denis Pederson Nashville Predators

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hockey’s Book of Firsts, p.19, James Duplacey, JG Press, ISBN 978-1-57215-037-9
  2. 2002-03 Phoenix Coyotes Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.

External linksEdit


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