1997–98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from 1997–98 Anaheim Ducks season)
Jump to: navigation, search
1997–98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Division 6th Pacific
1997–98 record 26–43–13
Goals for 205
Goals against 261
Team information
General Manager Jack Ferreira
Coach Pierre Page
Captain Paul Kariya
Teemu Selanne (interim)
Arena Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim
Team leaders
<1996–97 1998–99>

The 1997–98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim season was the fifth season in franchise history. The Ducks finished sixth in the Pacific and missed the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Mighty Ducks were shut out a league high 11 times, tied with the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning.[1]

Final standings[edit]

Pacific Division
No. GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 Colorado Avalanche 82 39 26 17 231 205 95
2 Los Angeles Kings 82 38 33 11 227 225 87
3 Edmonton Oilers 82 35 37 10 215 224 80
4 San Jose Sharks 82 34 38 10 210 216 78
5 Calgary Flames 82 26 41 15 217 252 67
6 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 26 43 13 205 261 65
7 Vancouver Canucks 82 25 43 14 224 273 64

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

Western Conference[2]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 p – Dallas Stars CEN 82 49 22 11 242 167 109
2 x – Colorado Avalanche PAC 82 39 26 17 231 205 95
3 Detroit Red Wings CEN 82 44 23 15 250 196 103
4 St. Louis Blues CEN 82 45 29 8 256 204 98
5 Los Angeles Kings PAC 82 38 33 11 227 225 87
6 Phoenix Coyotes CEN 82 35 35 12 224 227 82
7 Edmonton Oilers PAC 82 35 37 10 215 224 80
8 San Jose Sharks PAC 82 34 38 10 210 216 78
9 Chicago Blackhawks CEN 82 30 39 13 192 199 73
10 Toronto Maple Leafs CEN 82 30 43 9 194 237 69
11 Calgary Flames PAC 82 26 41 15 217 252 67
12 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim PAC 82 26 43 13 205 261 65
13 Vancouver Canucks PAC 82 25 43 14 224 273 64

Divisions: CEN – Central, PAC – Pacific

bold – Qualified for playoffs; x – Won Division; p – Won Presidents' Trophy


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 3, 1997 2–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 0–1–0
2 W October 4, 1997 3–2 Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 1–1–0
3 T October 10, 1997 1–1 OT Ottawa Senators (1997–98) 1–1–1
4 L October 13, 1997 0–3 Boston Bruins (1997–98) 1–2–1
5 T October 15, 1997 2–2 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1997–98) 1–2–2
6 W October 17, 1997 2–1 Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 2–2–2
7 L October 19, 1997 2–5 New York Islanders (1997–98) 2–3–2
8 W October 21, 1997 4–3 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 3–3–2
9 L October 22, 1997 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 3–4–2
10 W October 25, 1997 4–2 @ New York Islanders (1997–98) 4–4–2
11 T October 26, 1997 3–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1997–98) 4–4–3
12 T October 28, 1997 2–2 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 4–4–4
13 W October 30, 1997 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1997–98) 5–4–4
14 L November 2, 1997 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 5–5–4
15 W November 5, 1997 5–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1997–98) 6–5–4
16 W November 7, 1997 4–3 OT @ Calgary Flames (1997–98) 7–5–4
17 W November 8, 1997 3–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 8–5–4
18 L November 10, 1997 4–6 San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 8–6–4
19 L November 12, 1997 3–4 OT Montreal Canadiens (1997–98) 8–7–4
20 T November 14, 1997 3–3 OT Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 8–7–5
21 L November 16, 1997 0–4 Dallas Stars (1997–98) 8–8–5
22 L November 18, 1997 2–4 @ San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 8–9–5
23 L November 19, 1997 0–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 8–10–5
24 W November 22, 1997 2–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 9–10–5
25 L November 24, 1997 0–5 @ Dallas Stars (1997–98) 9–11–5
26 W November 26, 1997 2–0 New Jersey Devils (1997–98) 10–11–5
27 W November 28, 1997 3–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 11–11–5
28 L November 29, 1997 2–3 OT @ Calgary Flames (1997–98) 11–12–5
29 T December 2, 1997 3–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 11–12–6
30 L December 3, 1997 0–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1997–98) 11–13–6
31 L December 6, 1997 2–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1997–98) 11–14–6
32 L December 10, 1997 0–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1997–98) 11–15–6
33 W December 12, 1997 6–4 Washington Capitals (1997–98) 12–15–6
34 L December 17, 1997 2–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 12–16–6
35 L December 19, 1997 2–6 Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 12–17–6
36 L December 21, 1997 2–4 San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 12–18–6
37 W December 22, 1997 5–1 Calgary Flames (1997–98) 13–18–6
38 T December 27, 1997 5–5 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 13–18–7
39 L December 28, 1997 0–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 13–19–7
40 L December 30, 1997 1–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1997–98) 13–20–7
41 L January 1, 1998 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (1997–98) 13–21–7
42 W January 3, 1998 4–1 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1997–98) 14–21–7
43 T January 4, 1998 3–3 OT @ Florida Panthers (1997–98) 14–21–8
44 L January 7, 1998 2–3 Buffalo Sabres (1997–98) 14–22–8
45 L January 9, 1998 1–5 Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 14–23–8
46 W January 11, 1998 2–1 OT Dallas Stars (1997–98) 15–23–8
47 L January 12, 1998 2–3 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 15–24–8
48 L January 14, 1998 0–2 Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 15–25–8
49 W January 21, 1998 8–3 Florida Panthers (1997–98) 16–25–8
50 W January 22, 1998 4–3 @ Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 17–25–8
51 T January 24, 1998 3–3 OT Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 17–25–9
52 L January 27, 1998 2–4 @ San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 17–26–9
53 L January 28, 1998 2–5 Calgary Flames (1997–98) 17–27–9
54 W February 1, 1998 4–3 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 18–27–9
55 W February 4, 1998 3–2 New York Rangers (1997–98) 19–27–9
56 L February 7, 1998 2–5 Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 19–28–9
57 L February 25, 1998 2–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1997–98) 19–29–9
58 W February 27, 1998 4–0 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 20–29–9
59 L March 1, 1998 2–6 St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 20–30–9
60 L March 4, 1998 0–2 Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 20–31–9
61 L March 6, 1998 0–3 San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 20–32–9
62 L March 8, 1998 1–3 Carolina Hurricanes (1997–98) 20–33–9
63 L March 9, 1998 3–4 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 20–34–9
64 L March 11, 1998 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1997–98) 20–35–9
65 L March 13, 1998 3–6 @ Dallas Stars (1997–98) 20–36–9
66 W March 15, 1998 5–3 Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 21–36–9
67 L March 18, 1998 0–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1997–98) 21–37–9
68 T March 19, 1998 3–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1997–98) 21–37–10
69 W March 21, 1998 5–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1997–98) 22–37–10
70 W March 22, 1998 5–2 @ Ottawa Senators (1997–98) 23–37–10
71 W March 25, 1998 3–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1997–98) 24–37–10
72 T March 26, 1998 3–3 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1997–98) 24–37–11
73 L March 28, 1998 3–5 @ Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 24–38–11
74 L April 1, 1998 1–5 Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 24–39–11
75 L April 3, 1998 3–6 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) 24–40–11
76 T April 5, 1998 3–3 OT Calgary Flames (1997–98) 24–40–12
77 W April 8, 1998 4–2 Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 25–40–12
78 L April 9, 1998 2–5 @ San Jose Sharks (1997–98) 25–41–12
79 T April 13, 1998 2–2 OT Colorado Avalanche (1997–98) 25–41–13
80 L April 15, 1998 3–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1997–98) 25–42–13
81 W April 18, 1998 4–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1997–98) 26–42–13
82 L April 19, 1998 3–5 St. Louis Blues (1997–98) 26–43–13

[3]

Playoffs[edit]

The Mighty Ducks failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Selanne, TeemuTeemu Selanne 73 52 34 86 30
Rucchin, SteveSteve Rucchin 72 17 36 53 13
Mironov, DmitriDmitri Mironov 66 6 30 36 115
Young, ScottScott Young 73 13 20 33 22
Kariya, PaulPaul Kariya 22 17 14 31 23
Cullen, MattMatt Cullen 61 6 21 27 23
Pronger, SeanSean Pronger 62 5 15 20 30
Sacco, JoeJoe Sacco 55 8 11 19 24
Sandstrom, TomasTomas Sandstrom 77 9 8 17 64
Daigneault, J.J.J.J. Daigneault 53 2 15 17 28
Drury, TedTed Drury 73 6 10 16 82
Green, TravisTravis Green 22 5 11 16 16
Salei, RuslanRuslan Salei 66 5 10 15 70
Karpa, DaveDave Karpa 78 1 11 12 217
Banham, FrankFrank Banham 21 9 2 11 12
Marha, JosefJosef Marha 12 7 4 11 0
Rychel, WarrenWarren Rychel 63 5 6 11 198
Todd, KevinKevin Todd 27 4 7 11 12
Janssens, MarkMark Janssens 55 4 5 9 116
Nielsen, JeffJeff Nielsen 32 4 5 9 16
Marshall, JasonJason Marshall 72 3 6 9 189
Stevenson, JeremyJeremy Stevenson 45 3 5 8 101
Trnka, PavelPavel Trnka 48 3 4 7 40
Bannister, DrewDrew Bannister 27 0 6 6 47
Crowley, MikeMike Crowley 8 2 2 4 8
Jomphe, Jean-FrancoisJean-Francois Jomphe 9 1 3 4 8
Severyn, BrentBrent Severyn 37 1 3 4 133
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe 19 1 3 4 4
Knutsen, EspenEspen Knutsen 19 3 0 3 6
Houda, DougDoug Houda 24 1 2 3 52
LeBoutillier, PeterPeter LeBoutillier 12 1 1 2 55
Park, RichardRichard Park 15 0 2 2 8
Pushor, JamieJamie Pushor 10 0 2 2 10
Antoski, ShawnShawn Antoski 9 1 0 1 18
Dollas, BobbyBobby Dollas 22 0 1 1 27
Hebert, GuyGuy Hebert 46 0 1 1 4
Shtalenkov, MikhailMikhail Shtalenkov 40 0 1 1 0
Trebil, DanDan Trebil 21 0 1 1 2
Aalto, AnttiAntti Aalto 3 0 0 0 0
Askey, TomTom Askey 7 0 0 0 0
Leclerc, MikeMike Leclerc 7 0 0 0 6
Moro, MarcMarc Moro 1 0 0 0 0
Nieckar, BarryBarry Nieckar 1 0 0 0 2
Tuzzolino, TonyTony Tuzzolino 1 0 0 0 2
Wren, BobBob Wren 3 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Hebert, GuyGuy Hebert 2660 46 13 24 6 130 2.93 1339 1209 .903 3
Shtalenkov, MikhailMikhail Shtalenkov 2049 40 13 18 5 110 3.22 1031 921 .893 1
Askey, TomTom Askey 273 7 0 1 2 12 2.64 113 101 .894 0
Team: 4982 82 26 43 13 252 3.03 2483 2231 .899 4

[4]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

Other Anaheim–based teams in 1997–98[edit]

*Played Occasional Games in Anaheim

References[edit]