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2003–04 Pittsburgh Penguins · NHL
Division 5th Atlantic
Conference 15th Eastern
2003–04 record 23-47-8-4
Goals for 190
Goals against 303
General Manager Craig Patrick
Coach Ed Olczyk
Captain Mario Lemieux
Arena Mellon Arena
Team leaders
Goals Ryan Malone (22)
Assists Dick Tarnstrom (36)
Points Dick Tarnstrom (52)
Penalties in minutes Brooks Orpik (127)
Wins Sebastien Caron (9)
Goals against average Martin Brochu (1.82)

The 2003–04 Pittsburgh Penguins season was the team's 37th season of play. For the third season in a row, the club placed last in the Atlantic Division and did not qualify for the playoffs. In a 18- game losing streak, they went 17-1 (1 OTL) and coming into the final 20 games of the season, they were 11-42-5-4, the lowest record by a team in the final 20 games in the season, an also had a low 31 points. In their final 20 games they were 12-5-3-0 finishing with a 23-47-8-4 record for last place.

OffseasonEdit

Head coach Rick Kehoe resigned as coach during the offseason, and former team broadcaster Ed Olczyk was hired to replace Kehoe.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Atlantic Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA PTS
13 Philadelphia Flyers 82 40 21 15 6 229 186 101
26 New Jersey Devils 82 43 25 12 2 213 164 100
38 New York Islanders 82 38 29 11 4 237 210 91
413 New York Rangers 82 27 40 7 8 206 250 69
515 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 23 47 8 4 190 303 58

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

# R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 10, 20030–3 Los Angeles Kings (season) 0–1–0–0
2TOctober 11, 20033–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (season) 0–1–1–0
3LOctober 16, 20031–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (season) 0–2–1–0
4WOctober 18, 20034–3 Detroit Red Wings (season) 1–2–1–0
5TOctober 22, 20031–1 OT Carolina Hurricanes (season) 1–2–2–0
6LOctober 24, 20031–2 New Jersey Devils (season) 1–3–2–0
7LOctober 25, 20032–7 @ New York Islanders (season) 1–4–2–0
8TOctober 29, 20034–4 OT New York Islanders (season) 1–4–3–0
9WOctober 30, 20031–0 @ Chicago Blackhawks (season) 2–4–3–0
10WNovember 1, 20033–2 OT Boston Bruins (season) 3–4–3–0
11LNovember 4, 20032–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (season) 3–5–3–0
12LNovember 7, 20033–6 @ Florida Panthers (season) 3–6–3–0
13LNovember 8, 20030–9 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (season) 3–7–3–0
14LNovember 12, 20032–6 @ New York Rangers (season) 3–8–3–0
15WNovember 14, 20032–1 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (season) 4–8–3–0
16LNovember 15, 20032–3 Florida Panthers (season) 4–9–3–0
17LNovember 19, 20032–6 Minnesota Wild (season) 4–10–3–0
18LNovember 21, 20031–2 OT @ New Jersey Devils (season) 4–10–3–1
19WNovember 22, 20032–1 OT Ottawa Senators (season) 5–10–3–1
20TNovember 26, 20031–1 OT Philadelphia Flyers (season) 5–10–4–1
21LNovember 28, 20031–4 New York Rangers (season) 5–11–4–1
22LNovember 29, 20033–4 @ Carolina Hurricanes (season) 5–12–4–1
23WDecember 1, 20034–3 Atlanta Thrashers (season) 6–12–4–1
24LDecember 3, 20032–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (season) 6–13–4–1
25LDecember 6, 20033–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (season) 6–14–4–1
26LDecember 7, 20031–6 @ Calgary Flames (season) 6–15–4–1
27LDecember 9, 20033–4 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (season) 6–15–4–2
28LDecember 12, 20033–6 @ Atlanta Thrashers (season) 6–16–4–2
29WDecember 13, 20035–3 Columbus Blue Jackets (season) 7–16–4–2
30WDecember 16, 20032–1 Buffalo Sabres (season) 8–16–4–2
31LDecember 18, 20031–2 OT @ Carolina Hurricanes (season) 8–16–4–3
32LDecember 20, 20034–7 Atlanta Thrashers (season) 8–17–4–3
33LDecember 22, 20031–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (season) 8–18–4–3
34TDecember 26, 20033–3 OT @ Ottawa Senators (season) 8–18–5–3
35LDecember 27, 20030–2 New Jersey Devils (season) 8–19–5–3
36WDecember 29, 20031–0 Chicago Blackhawks (season) 9–19–5–3
37LDecember 31, 20031–6 New York Islanders (season) 9–20–5–3
38LJanuary 1, 20042–3 @ Nashville Predators (season) 9–21–5–3
39LJanuary 3, 20041–4 New York Rangers (season) 9–22–5–3
40LJanuary 5, 20040–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (season) 9–23–5–3
41WJanuary 7, 20044–2 @ New Jersey Devils (season) 10–23–5–3
42LJanuary 8, 20041–3 @ Boston Bruins (season) 10–24–5–3
43LJanuary 10, 20040–8 Montreal Canadiens (season) 10–25–5–3
44WJanuary 12, 20042–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (season) 11–25–5–3
45LJanuary 13, 20041–3 Tampa Bay Lightning (season) 11–26–5–3
46LJanuary 16, 20042–4 @ Minnesota Wild (season) 11–27–5–3
47LJanuary 18, 20043–4 @ Washington Capitals (season) 11–28–5–3
48LJanuary 20, 20040–3 New Jersey Devils (season) 11–29–5–3
49LJanuary 22, 20045–6 @ Ottawa Senators (season) 11–30–5–3
50LJanuary 24, 20043–5 Colorado Avalanche (season) 11–31–5–3
51LJanuary 27, 20042–6 Tampa Bay Lightning (season) 11–32–5–3
52LJanuary 29, 20041–5 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (season) 11–33–5–3
53LJanuary 31, 20043–5 Philadelphia Flyers (season) 11–34–5–3
54LFebruary 1, 20041–4 @ Boston Bruins (season) 11–35–5–3
55LFebruary 3, 20043–4 Montreal Canadiens (season) 11–36–5–3
56LFebruary 10, 20043–6 Boston Bruins (season) 11–37–5–3
57LFebruary 12, 20041–5 @ Florida Panthers (season) 11–38–5–3
58LFebruary 14, 20042–3 OT @ St. Louis Blues (season) 11–38–5–4
59LFebruary 16, 20044–8 Toronto Maple Leafs (season) 11–39–5–4
60LFebruary 18, 20043–4 @ New York Islanders (season) 11–40–5–4
61LFebruary 20, 20040–2 Florida Panthers (season) 11–41–5–4
62LFebruary 22, 20043–6 Ottawa Senators (season) 11–42–5–4
63WFebruary 25, 20044–3 OT @ Phoenix Coyotes (season) 12–42–5–4
64LFebruary 27, 20042–4 @ San Jose Sharks (season) 12–43–5–4
65WFebruary 29, 20043–2 OT @ New York Islanders (season) 13–43–5–4
66TMarch 2, 20043–3 OT New York Islanders (season) 13–43–6–4
67LMarch 4, 20044–9 Nashville Predators (season) 13–44–6–4
68WMarch 6, 20042–1 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (season) 14–44–6–4
69WMarch 7, 20047–4 @ New York Rangers (season) 15–44–6–4
70WMarch 9, 20044–0 Dallas Stars (season) 16–44–6–4
71WMarch 11, 20043–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (season) 17–44–6–4
72TMarch 14, 20043–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (season) 17–44–7–4
73WMarch 16, 20044–1 Washington Capitals (season) 18–44–7–4
74LMarch 17, 20041–6 @ New Jersey Devils (season) 18–45–7–4
75WMarch 19, 20044–3 OT Carolina Hurricanes (season) 19–45–7–4
76WMarch 21, 20044–3 OT New York Rangers (season) 20–45–7–4
77WMarch 23, 20045–2 @ New York Rangers (season) 21–45–7–4
78LMarch 26, 20041–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (season) 21–46–7–4
79TMarch 27, 20042–2 OT Buffalo Sabres (season) 21–46–8–4
80LMarch 30, 20042–4 @ Washington Capitals (season) 21–47–8–4
81WApril 2, 20043–2 @ Atlanta Thrashers (season) 22–47–8–4
82WApril 4, 20044–3 Washington Capitals (season) 23–47–8–4

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Tarnstrom, DickDick Tarnstrom D 80 16 36 52 38-371200
Morozov, AlekseyAleksey Morozov RW 75 16 34 50 24-24805
Malone, RyanRyan Malone LW 81 22 21 43 64-23534
Kraft, MilanMilan Kraft C 66 19 21 40 18-22601
Fata, RicoRico Fata RW 73 16 18 34 54-46621
Koltsov, KonstantinKonstantin Koltsov RW 82 9 20 29 30-30203
Jackman, RicRic Jackman D 25 7 17 24 14-5601
Surovy, TomasTomas Surovy C 47 11 12 23 16-8301
Kostopoulos, TomTom Kostopoulos RW 60 9 13 22 67-14211
Holzinger, BrianBrian Holzinger C 61 6 15 21 38-27111
Berehowsky, DrakeDrake Berehowsky D 47 5 16 21 50-16300
Eastwood, MikeMike Eastwood C 82 4 15 19 40-18001
Bradley, MattMatt Bradley RW 82 7 9 16 65-27001
Strbak, MartinMartin Strbak D 44 3 11 14 38-11000
Pirjeta, LasseLasse Pirjeta C 13 6 6 12 03101
Straka, MartinMartin Straka C 22 4 8 12 16-16100
Meloche, EricEric Meloche RW 25 3 7 10 20-6000
Orpik, BrooksBrooks Orpik D 79 1 9 10 127-36000
Bergevin, MarcMarc Bergevin D 52 1 8 9 27-8000
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux C 10 1 8 9 6-2000
Melichar, JosefJosef Melichar D 82 3 5 8 62-17000
Boileau, PatrickPatrick Boileau D 16 3 4 7 8-16300
Wilson, LandonLandon Wilson RW 19 5 1 6 310200
Abid, RamziRamzi Abid LW 16 3 2 5 27-5201
Focht, DanDan Focht D 52 2 3 5 105-23000
Sim, JonJon Sim LW 15 2 3 5 6-4001
Buchberger, KellyKelly Buchberger RW 71 1 3 4 109-19000
Hussey, MattMatt Hussey C 3 2 1 3 0-1200
McKenna, SteveSteve McKenna LW 49 1 2 3 85-10000
Scuderi, RobRob Scuderi D 13 1 2 3 42000
Murley, MattMatt Murley LW 18 1 1 2 14-6000
Beech, KrisKris Beech C 4 0 1 1 60000
Aubin, Jean-SebastienJean-Sebastien Aubin G 22 0 0 0 20000
Baumgartner, NolanNolan Baumgartner D 5 0 0 0 2-7000
Brochu, MartinMartin Brochu G 1 0 0 0 00000
Caron, SebastienSebastien Caron G 40 0 0 0 60000
Chiodo, AndyAndy Chiodo G 8 0 0 0 00000
Fleury, Marc-AndreMarc-Andre Fleury G 21 0 0 0 00000
Simpson, ReidReid Simpson LW 2 0 0 0 170000
Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW 5 0 0 0 2-3000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Caron, SebastienSebastien Caron 2213 40 9 24 5 138 3.74 111791041.883
Aubin, Jean-SebastienJean-Sebastien Aubin 1067 22 7 9 0 53 2.98 1574521.908
Fleury, Marc-AndreMarc-Andre Fleury 1154 21 4 14 2 70 3.64 1675605.896
Chiodo, AndyAndy Chiodo 486 8 3 4 1 28 3.46 0260232.892
Brochu, MartinMartin Brochu 33 1 0 0 0 1 1.82 01918.947
Team: 4953 82 23 51 8 290 3.51 327072417.893

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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

Player Award
Kelly Buchberger Player's Player Award
Rico Fata Edward J. DeBartolo Community Service Award
Mario Lemieux Star on Canada's Walk of Fame
Ryan Malone A.T. Caggiano Booster Club Award
Michel Briere Memorial Rookie of the Year Award
Steve McKenna Edward J. DeBartolo Community Service Award
Brooks Orpik Baz Bastien Memorial "Good Guy" Award
Dick Tarnstrom Leading Point Scorer Award
Most Valuable Player Award
Landon Wilson Pittsburgh Penguins Masterton Nominee

TransactionsEdit

PersonnelEdit

Pittsburgh Penguins 2004 Final Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers


Pittsburgh Penguins 2003–04 staff
Executive operations
  • Ownership - Mario Lemieux
  • Chief Executive Officer - Ken Sawyer
  • Chairman - Mario Lemieux
  • President - Mario Lemieux
  • Executive Vice President/General Manager - Craig Patrick
 

Hockey operations

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

The AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins finished third in the East Division with a 34-28-10-8 record. They defeated the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Philadelphia Phantoms, and the Hartford Wolf Pack to win the Richard F. Canning Trophy as Eastern Conference Champions. They were swept by the Milwaukee Admirals in the Calder Cup Finals.

The ECHL's Wheeling Nailers won the Northern Division and the Eastern Conference with a record of 51-17-4. They lost to the Reading Royals in the first round of the playoffs. Pat Bingham won the John Brophy Award as the ECHL's coach of the year.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.


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