1993–94 Toronto Maple Leafs season

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1993–94 Toronto Maple Leafs
Division 2nd Central
Conference 3rd Western
1993–94 record 43–29–12
Home record 23–15–4
Road record 20–14–8
Goals for 280
Goals against 243
Team information
General Manager Cliff Fletcher
Coach Pat Burns
Captain Wendel Clark
Alternate captains Doug Gilmour
Bob Rouse
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Dave Andreychuk (53)
Assists Doug Gilmour (84)
Points Doug Gilmour (111)
Penalties in minutes Ken Baumgartner (185)
Wins Felix Potvin (34)
Goals against average Damian Rhodes (2.62)
<1992–93 1994–95>

The 1993–94 Toronto Maple Leafs season saw the Leafs finish in second place in the Central Division with a record of 43 wins, 29 losses, and 12 ties for 98 points. The team opened the 1993–94 regular season with 10 consecutive wins and made it to the Conference Finals for the second straight year. They defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in six games in the Conference Quarter-finals, then eliminated the San Jose Sharks in a seven-game Conference Semi-final series. However, they lost the Western Conference Finals in five games to the Vancouver Canucks.

Offseason[edit]

The NHL re-organized in the off-season, and the Leafs were placed in the new Central Division.

Regular season[edit]

The Leafs started the season with a ten-game winning streak, which is an NHL record.

Doug Gilmour ranked fourth in the league in scoring with 111 points.[1]

During the regular season, the Maple Leafs had the most power-play opportunities (459) out of all 26 teams.[2]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division
No. CR GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 1 Detroit Red Wings 84 46 30 8 356 275 100
2 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 84 43 29 12 280 243 98
3 4 Dallas Stars 84 42 29 13 286 265 97
4 5 St. Louis Blues 84 40 33 11 270 283 91
5 6 Chicago Blackhawks 84 39 36 9 254 240 87
6 12 Winnipeg Jets 84 24 51 9 245 344 57

[3] Note: No. = Division rank, CR = Conference rank, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Western Conference[4]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings CEN 84 46 30 8 356 275 100
2 Toronto Maple Leafs CEN 84 43 29 12 280 243 98
3 Calgary Flames PAC 84 42 29 13 302 256 97
4 Dallas Stars CEN 84 42 29 13 286 265 97
5 St. Louis Blues CEN 84 40 33 11 270 283 91
6 Chicago Blackhawks CEN 84 39 36 9 254 240 87
7 Vancouver Canucks PAC 84 41 40 3 279 276 85
8 San Jose Sharks PAC 84 33 35 16 252 265 82
9 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim PAC 84 33 46 5 229 251 71
10 Los Angeles Kings PAC 84 27 45 12 294 322 66
11 Edmonton Oilers PAC 84 25 45 14 261 305 64
12 Winnipeg Jets CEN 84 24 51 9 245 344 57

Divisions: CEN – Central, PAC – Pacific

bold – Qualified for playoffs


Neutral site games[edit]

Date Score City Arena Attendance
January 4, 1994 Tampa Bay Lightning 1, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 Hamilton, ON Copps Coliseum 17,526*
March 23, 1994 Toronto Maple Leafs 1, Florida Panthers 1 (OT) Hamilton, ON Copps Coliseum 17,096*

Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 7, 1993 6–3 Dallas Stars (1993–94) 1–0–0
2 W October 9, 1993 2–1 Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 2–0–0
3 W October 10, 1993 5–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1993–94) 3–0–0
4 W October 13, 1993 7–1 Washington Capitals (1993–94) 4–0–0
5 W October 15, 1993 6–3 Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 5–0–0
6 W October 16, 1993 2–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 6–0–0
7 W October 19, 1993 7–2 Hartford Whalers (1993–94) 7–0–0
8 W October 21, 1993 4–3 OT @ Florida Panthers (1993–94) 8–0–0
9 W October 23, 1993 2–0 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1993–94) 9–0–0
10 W October 28, 1993 4–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 10–0–0
11 L October 30, 1993 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1993–94) 10–1–0
12 T November 1, 1993 3–3 OT @ Dallas Stars (1993–94) 10–1–1
13 W November 3, 1993 6–3 Florida Panthers (1993–94) 11–1–1
14 T November 4, 1993 3–3 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 11–1–2
15 W November 6, 1993 5–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1993–94) 12–1–2
16 T November 9, 1993 2–2 OT @ San Jose Sharks (1993–94) 12–1–3
17 L November 11, 1993 2–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 12–2–3
18 L November 13, 1993 2–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 12–3–3
19 T November 15, 1993 5–5 OT Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 12–3–4
20 W November 17, 1993 4–3 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 13–3–4
21 W November 18, 1993 3–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 14–3–4
22 W November 20, 1993 3–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 15–3–4
23 W November 22, 1993 5–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 16–3–4
24 L November 24, 1993 3–5 @ Calgary Flames (1993–94) 16–4–4
25 W November 27, 1993 4–2 Boston Bruins (1993–94) 17–4–4
26 L November 29, 1993 0–3 Buffalo Sabres (1993–94) 17–5–4
27 W December 1, 1993 4–2 St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 18–5–4
28 W December 2, 1993 5–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 19–5–4
29 L December 4, 1993 3–4 New York Rangers (1993–94) 19–6–4
30 L December 8, 1993 4–5 Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 19–7–4
31 W December 11, 1993 3–1 Calgary Flames (1993–94) 20–7–4
32 T December 12, 1993 3–3 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 20–7–5
33 L December 15, 1993 0–1 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 20–8–5
34 L December 17, 1993 2–6 @ New York Islanders (1993–94) 20–9–5
35 W December 18, 1993 4–1 Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 21–9–5
36 T December 22, 1993 2–2 OT San Jose Sharks (1993–94) 21–9–6
37 L December 23, 1993 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1993–94) 21–10–6
38 L December 27, 1993 2–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 21–11–6
39 L December 29, 1993 0–4 @ Dallas Stars (1993–94) 21–12–6
40 L January 1, 1994 4–7 Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 21–13–6
41 T January 2, 1994 3–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1993–94) 21–13–7
42 L January 4, 1994 0–1 Tampa Bay Lightning1 (1993–94) 21–14–7
43 W January 6, 1994 6–3 Ottawa Senators (1993–94) 22–14–7
44 W January 8, 1994 5–3 Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 23–14–7
45 W January 10, 1994 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1993–94) 24–14–7
46 W January 11, 1994 2–1 @ Washington Capitals (1993–94) 25–14–7
47 W January 13, 1994 4–3 OT Dallas Stars (1993–94) 26–14–7
48 W January 15, 1994 5–1 @ Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 27–14–7
49 T January 18, 1994 3–3 OT Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 27–14–8
50 T January 19, 1994 3–3 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1993–94) 27–14–9
51 W January 26, 1994 4–3 New York Islanders (1993–94) 28–14–9
52 T January 29, 1994 4–4 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1993–94) 28–14–10
53 T February 1, 1994 4–4 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 28–14–11
54 L February 5, 1994 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 28–15–11
55 L February 7, 1994 1–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1993–94) 28–16–11
56 W February 11, 1994 3–1 @ Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 29–16–11
57 L February 12, 1994 2–3 @ Calgary Flames (1993–94) 29–17–11
58 W February 15, 1994 5–4 OT Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 30–17–11
59 W February 17, 1994 2–1 New Jersey Devils (1993–94) 31–17–11
60 W February 19, 1994 3–2 Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 32–17–11
61 W February 21, 1994 6–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 33–17–11
62 L February 23, 1994 3–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 33–18–11
63 L February 26, 1994 0–3 Montreal Canadiens (1993–94) 33–19–11
64 W February 28, 1994 4–1 @ Ottawa Senators (1993–94) 34–19–11
65 W March 4, 1994 6–5 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 35–19–11
66 L March 5, 1994 1–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1993–94) 35–20–11
67 L March 7, 1994 2–3 St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 35–21–11
68 W March 9, 1994 4–2 Dallas Stars (1993–94) 36–21–11
69 W March 10, 1994 4–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1993–94) 37–21–11
70 W March 12, 1994 3–1 Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 38–21–11
71 L March 16, 1994 1–4 Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 38–22–11
72 W March 18, 1994 4–2 St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 39–22–11
73 L March 20, 1994 3–6 Calgary Flames (1993–94) 39–23–11
74 T March 23, 1994 1–1 OT @ Florida Panthers1 (1993–94) 39–23–12
75 L March 24, 1994 1–2 San Jose Sharks (1993–94) 39–24–12
76 W March 26, 1994 6–3 Quebec Nordiques (1993–94) 40–24–12
77 L March 28, 1994 2–3 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 40–25–12
78 L March 31, 1994 3–5 @ San Jose Sharks (1993–94) 40–26–12
79 L April 2, 1994 1–3 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 40–27–12
80 W April 5, 1994 6–4 @ Dallas Stars (1993–94) 41–27–12
81 L April 8, 1994 3–5 @ New York Rangers (1993–94) 41–28–12
82 W April 10, 1994 7–0 Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 42–28–12
83 L April 12, 1994 3–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 42–29–12
84 W April 14, 1994 6–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 43–29–12

1 Played at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario.

Playoffs[edit]

The Maple Leafs defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in six games in the Conference Quarter-finals, then eliminated the San Jose Sharks in a seven-game Conference Semi-final series. They then met the Vancouver Canucks in the Conference Finals, losing in 5 games.

Toronto (3) vs. Vancouver (7)
Date Away Home OT
May 16 Vancouver 2 3 Toronto OT
May 18 Vancouver 4 3 Toronto
May 20 Toronto 0 4 Vancouver
May 22 Toronto 0 2 Vancouver
May 24 Toronto 3 4 Vancouver 2OT
Vancouver wins series 4–1 and
Clarence S. Campbell Bowl

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Gilmour, DougDoug Gilmour 83 27 84 111 105 25 10 1 3
Andreychuk, DaveDave Andreychuk 83 53 46 99 98 22 21 5 8
Clark, WendelWendel Clark 64 46 30 76 115 10 21 0 8
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett 68 7 36 43 42 6 5 0 1
Mironov, DmitriDmitri Mironov 76 9 27 36 78 5 3 0 0
Anderson, GlennGlenn Anderson 73 17 18 35 50 -6 5 0 3
Borschevsky, NikolaiNikolai Borschevsky 45 14 20 34 10 6 7 0 1
Cullen, JohnJohn Cullen 53 13 17 30 67 -2 2 0 4
Pearson, RobRob Pearson 67 12 18 30 189 -6 1 0 4
Macoun, JamieJamie Macoun 82 3 27 30 115 -5 1 0 1
Gill, ToddTodd Gill 45 4 24 28 44 8 2 0 1
Osborne, MarkMark Osborne 73 9 15 24 145 2 1 1 2
Berg, BillBill Berg 83 8 11 19 93 -3 0 0 1
Eastwood, MikeMike Eastwood 54 8 10 18 28 2 1 0 2
Zezel, PeterPeter Zezel 41 8 8 16 19 5 0 0 0
Manderville, KentKent Manderville 67 7 9 16 63 5 0 0 1
Rouse, BobBob Rouse 63 5 11 16 101 8 1 1 0
Gartner, MikeMike Gartner 10 6 6 12 4 9 1 0 0
Krushelnyski, MikeMike Krushelnyski 54 5 6 11 28 -5 1 0 1
Lefebvre, SylvainSylvain Lefebvre 84 2 9 11 79 33 0 0 0
Berehowsky, DrakeDrake Berehowsky 49 2 8 10 63 -3 2 0 2
Baumgartner, KenKen Baumgartner 64 4 4 8 185 -6 0 0 0
Perreault, YanicYanic Perreault 13 3 3 6 0 1 2 0 0
Govedaris, ChrisChris Govedaris 12 2 2 4 14 4 0 0 0
Greig, MarkMark Greig 13 2 2 4 10 1 0 0 0
Potvin, FelixFelix Potvin 66 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0
Larose, GuyGuy Larose 10 1 2 3 10 -2 0 0 0
McRae, KenKen McRae 9 1 1 2 36 1 0 0 0
Sacco, DavidDavid Sacco 4 1 1 2 4 -2 1 0 0
Kudashov, AlexeiAlexei Kudashov 25 1 0 1 4 -3 0 0 0
Martin, MattMatt Martin 12 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0
Smyth, GregGreg Smyth 11 0 1 1 38 -2 0 0 0
Augusta, PatrikPatrik Augusta 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bialowas, FrankFrank Bialowas 3 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
Foligno, MikeMike Foligno 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Harlock, DavidDavid Harlock 6 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Lacroix, EricEric Lacroix 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes 22 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Snell, ChrisChris Snell 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Potvin, FelixFelix Potvin 3883 66 34 22 9 187 2.89 3 2010 1823 .907
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes 1213 22 9 7 3 53 2.62 0 541 488 .902
Team: 5096 84 43 29 12 240 2.83 3 2551 2311 .906

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Gilmour, DougDoug Gilmour 18 6 22 28 42 5 0 1
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett 18 3 15 18 31 3 0 0
Clark, WendelWendel Clark 18 9 7 16 24 2 0 1
Mironov, DmitriDmitri Mironov 18 6 9 15 6 6 0 0
Gartner, MikeMike Gartner 18 5 6 11 14 1 0 3
Andreychuk, DaveDave Andreychuk 18 5 5 10 16 3 1 0
Osborne, MarkMark Osborne 18 4 2 6 52 0 2 1
Zezel, PeterPeter Zezel 18 2 4 6 8 0 0 1
Gill, ToddTodd Gill 18 1 5 6 37 0 0 1
Eastwood, MikeMike Eastwood 18 3 2 5 12 1 0 1
Borschevsky, NikolaiNikolai Borschevsky 15 2 2 4 4 1 0 0
Berg, BillBill Berg 18 1 2 3 10 0 0 0
Lefebvre, SylvainSylvain Lefebvre 18 0 3 3 16 0 0 0
Rouse, BobBob Rouse 18 0 3 3 29 0 0 0
Macoun, JamieJamie Macoun 18 1 1 2 12 0 0 0
Manderville, KentKent Manderville 12 1 0 1 4 0 1 0
Pearson, RobRob Pearson 14 1 0 1 32 0 0 0
Baumgartner, KenKen Baumgartner 10 0 0 0 18 0 0 0
Cullen, JohnJohn Cullen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Govedaris, ChrisChris Govedaris 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hendrickson, DarbyDarby Hendrickson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Krushelnyski, MikeMike Krushelnyski 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lacroix, EricEric Lacroix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
McRae, KenKen McRae 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Potvin, FelixFelix Potvin 18 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Potvin, FelixFelix Potvin 1124 18 9 9 46 2.46 3 520 474 .912
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0
Team: 1125 18 9 9 46 2.45 3 520 474 .912

[5]

Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

The Maple Leafs have been involved in the following transactions during the 1993-94 season.

Trades[edit]

August 3, 1993 To Florida Panthers
Dave Tomlinson
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Cash
August 12, 1993 To Winnipeg Jets
Kevin McClelland
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Cash
August 25, 1993 To Winnipeg Jets
Future Considerations
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Daniel Jardemyr
September 2, 1993 To Calgary Flames
Jeff Perry
Brad Miller
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Todd Gillingham
Paul Holden
November 5, 1993 To Florida Panthers
Mike Foligno
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Cash
December 7, 1993 To Florida Panthers
Cash
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Greg Smyth
January 25, 1994 To Hartford Whalers
Ted Crowley
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Mark Greig
6th round pick in 1995 - Doug Bonner
February 21, 1994 To Tampa Bay Lightning
Cash
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Pat Jablonski
March 18, 1994 To Hartford Whalers
9th round pick in 1994 - Matt Ball
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Ken Belanger
March 21, 1994 To New York Rangers
Glenn Anderson
Scott Malone
4th round pick in 1994 - Alexander Korobolin
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Mike Gartner
June 28, 1994 To New York Islanders
2nd round pick in 1995 - D.J. Smith
To Toronto Maple Leafs
3rd round pick in 1994 - Fredrik Modin
June 28, 1994 To Quebec Nordiques
Wendel Clark
Sylvain Lefebvre
Landon Wilson
1st round pick in 1994 - Jeff Kealty
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Mats Sundin
Garth Butcher
Todd Warriner
1st round pick in 1994 - Nolan Baumgartner
June 28, 1994 To Washington Capitals
Rob Pearson
1st round pick in 1994 - Nolan Baumgartner
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Mike Ridley
1st round pick in 1994 - Eric Fichaud

Waivers[edit]

October 3, 1993 To Ottawa Senators
Dave McLlwain
January 1, 1994 To Calgary Flames
Guy Larose
January 8, 1994 To Chicago Blackhawks
Greg Smyth

Free agents[edit]

Player Former Team
Chris Snell Buffalo Sabres
Rich Chernomaz Calgary Flames
Bruce Racine Pittsburgh Penguins
David Harlock New Jersey Devils
Chris Govedaris Hartford Whalers
Marcel Cousineau Boston Bruins
Frank Bialowas Undrafted Free Agent
Mark Kolesar Undrafted Free Agent
Player New Team
Todd Hawkins Pittsburgh Penguins
Bob Halkidis Detroit Red Wings
Bob McGill New York Islanders
Rob Cimetta Chicago Blackhawks

Farm Teams[edit]

Roster[edit]

1993-94 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ NHL Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p. 166.
  2. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_1994.html
  3. ^ Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy et al, ed. THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 154. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  4. ^ "1993-1994 Conference Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". NHL. 
  5. ^ "1993-94 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  6. ^ NHL Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p. 221.

Bibliography[edit]

  • National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2006, Dan Diamond & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 0-920445-98-5.

External links[edit]