1998–99 Boston Bruins season

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1998–99 Boston Bruins
Division 3rd Northeast
1998–99 record 39–30–13
Goals for 214
Goals against 181
Team information
Coach Pat Burns
Captain Ray Bourque
Team leaders
<1997–98 1999–00>

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Bruins' 11 shutouts were the most among all 27 teams.[1] The Bruins also scored the fewest short-handed goals (3), allowed the fewest power-play goals (33) and had the best penalty-kill percentage (89.18%)[2]

Final standings[edit]

Northeast Division
R CR GP W L T GF GA PIM Pts
1 2 Ottawa Senators 82 44 23 15 239 179 892 103
2 4 Toronto Maple Leafs 82 45 30 7 268 231 1095 97
3 6 Boston Bruins 82 39 30 13 214 181 1182 91
4 7 Buffalo Sabres 82 37 28 17 207 175 1561 91
5 11 Montreal Canadiens 82 32 39 11 184 209 1299 75

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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.

Eastern Conference[4]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 y – New Jersey Devils ATL 82 47 24 11 248 196 105
2 y – Ottawa Senators NE 82 44 23 15 239 179 103
3 y – Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 34 30 18 210 202 86
4 Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 45 30 7 268 231 97
5 Philadelphia Flyers ATL 82 37 26 19 231 196 93
6 Boston Bruins NE 82 39 30 13 214 181 91
7 Buffalo Sabres NE 82 37 28 17 207 175 91
8 Pittsburgh Penguins ATL 82 38 30 14 242 225 90
9 Florida Panthers SE 82 30 34 18 210 228 78
10 New York Rangers ATL 82 33 38 11 217 227 77
11 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 32 39 11 184 209 75
12 Washington Capitals SE 82 31 45 6 200 218 68
13 New York Islanders ATL 82 24 48 10 194 244 58
14 Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 19 54 9 179 292 47

Divisions: ATL - Atlantic Division, NE - Northeast Division, SE - Southeast Division

bold – Qualified for playoffs; y – Won division


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 T October 10, 1998 3–3 OT St. Louis Blues (1998–99) 0–0–1
2 W October 12, 1998 3–0 New York Islanders (1998–99) 1–0–1
3 W October 14, 1998 3–0 @ Colorado Avalanche (1998–99) 2–0–1
5 W October 18, 1998 3–0 @ San Jose Sharks (1998–99) 3–1–1
6 L October 19, 1998 1–3 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1998–99) 3–2–1
7 L October 21, 1998 0–3 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1998–99) 3–3–1
8 L October 24, 1998 1–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1998–99) 3–4–1
9 W October 28, 1998 9–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 4–4–1
10 T October 29, 1998 1–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 4–4–2
11 L October 31, 1998 0–2 Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 4–5–2
12 L November 3, 1998 2–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 4–6–2
13 W November 5, 1998 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 5–6–2
14 T November 7, 1998 0–0 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 5–6–3
15 W November 8, 1998 5–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 6–6–3
16 T November 13, 1998 3–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1998–99) 6–6–4
17 L November 14, 1998 1–3 Dallas Stars (1998–99) 6–7–4
18 T November 19, 1998 5–5 OT Florida Panthers (1998–99) 6–7–5
19 W November 21, 1998 5–4 OT Washington Capitals (1998–99) 7–7–5
20 W November 24, 1998 4–1 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 8–7–5
21 W November 25, 1998 1–0 @ Florida Panthers (1998–99) 9–7–5
22 W November 27, 1998 5–1 Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 10–7–5
23 T December 1, 1998 1–1 OT Vancouver Canucks (1998–99) 10–7–6
24 W December 5, 1998 2–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 11–7–6
25 W December 10, 1998 3–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 12–7–6
26 L December 12, 1998 1–4 Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 12–8–6
27 L December 16, 1998 3–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1998–99) 12–9–6
28 W December 17, 1998 5–2 Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 13–9–6
29 W December 19, 1998 4–1 Detroit Red Wings (1998–99) 14–9–6
30 W December 21, 1998 3–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 15–9–6
31 L December 23, 1998 1–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 15–10–6
32 L December 26, 1998 2–4 @ New York Islanders (1998–99) 15–11–6
33 L December 28, 1998 1–5 @ Washington Capitals (1998–99) 15–12–6
34 W December 30, 1998 5–2 @ Nashville Predators (1998–99) 16–12–6
35 L December 31, 1998 1–6 @ Dallas Stars (1998–99) 16–13–6
36 W January 2, 1999 2–1 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1998–99) 17–13–6
37 W January 4, 1999 5–1 Calgary Flames (1998–99) 18–13–6
38 W January 7, 1999 2–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 19–13–6
39 L January 9, 1999 3–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 19–14–6
40 L January 15, 1999 1–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 19–15–6
41 T January 16, 1999 2–2 OT Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 19–15–7
42 W January 18, 1999 8–1 Nashville Predators (1998–99) 20–15–7
43 L January 21, 1999 1–3 Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 20–16–7
44 L January 26, 1999 1–4 @ New York Islanders (1998–99) 20–17–7
45 L January 28, 1999 0–2 New Jersey Devils (1998–99) 20–18–7
46 L January 30, 1999 2–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 20–19–7
47 T January 31, 1999 0–0 OT Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 20–19–8
48 L February 2, 1999 2–3 Colorado Avalanche (1998–99) 20–20–8
49 L February 4, 1999 4–5 New York Islanders (1998–99) 20–21–8
50 T February 6, 1999 2–2 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 20–21–9
51 W February 7, 1999 3–2 New York Rangers (1998–99) 21–21–9
52 W February 9, 1999 2–0 @ Edmonton Oilers (1998–99) 22–21–9
53 L February 12, 1999 3–4 @ Calgary Flames (1998–99) 22–22–9
54 L February 13, 1999 1–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1998–99) 22–23–9
55 L February 18, 1999 0–2 @ Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 22–24–9
56 W February 21, 1999 6–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1998–99) 23–24–9
57 W February 23, 1999 5–2 Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 24–24–9
58 T February 25, 1999 3–3 OT New Jersey Devils (1998–99) 24–24–10
59 W February 27, 1999 4–3 Washington Capitals (1998–99) 25–24–10
60 W March 2, 1999 3–2 Phoenix Coyotes (1998–99) 26–24–10
61 L March 3, 1999 1–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1998–99) 26–25–10
62 W March 5, 1999 4–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1998–99) 27–25–10
63 L March 7, 1999 1–3 New York Rangers (1998–99) 27–26–10
64 W March 9, 1999 2–0 Florida Panthers (1998–99) 28–26–10
65 W March 12, 1999 5–4 @ New York Rangers (1998–99) 29–26–10
66 L March 13, 1999 1–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 29–27–10
67 W March 17, 1999 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 30–27–10
68 T March 20, 1999 2–2 OT San Jose Sharks (1998–99) 30–27–11
69 W March 21, 1999 4–1 @ Washington Capitals (1998–99) 31–27–11
70 W March 24, 1999 3–0 @ Ottawa Senators (1998–99) 32–27–11
71 T March 25, 1999 3–3 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1998–99) 32–27–12
72 T March 27, 1999 2–2 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1998–99) 32–27–13
73 L March 30, 1999 1–2 OT Los Angeles Kings (1998–99) 32–28–13
74 W April 1, 1999 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 33–28–13
75 W April 3, 1999 3–0 Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 34–28–13
76 W April 5, 1999 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1998–99) 35–28–13
77 W April 7, 1999 5–2 @ Florida Panthers (1998–99) 36–28–13
78 L April 8, 1999 0–3 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 36–29–13
79 W April 10, 1999 3–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1998–99) 37–29–13
80 W April 15, 1999 4–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1998–99) 38–29–13
81 W April 17, 1999 2–1 OT Buffalo Sabres (1998–99) 39–29–13
82 L April 18, 1999 1–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1998–99) 39–30–13

Playoffs[edit]

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals[edit]

Boston Bruins 4, Carolina Hurricanes 2[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 22 Boston Bruins 2–0 Carolina Hurricanes 1–0
2 April 24 Boston Bruins 2–3 (OT) Carolina Hurricanes 1–1
3 April 26 Carolina Hurricanes 3–2 Boston Bruins 1–2
4 April 28 Carolina Hurricanes 1–4 Boston Bruins 2–2
5 April 30 Boston Bruins 4–3 (2OT) Carolina Hurricanes 3–2
6 May 2 Carolina Hurricanes 0–2 Boston Bruins 4–2

Eastern Conference Semifinals[edit]

Buffalo Sabres 4, Boston Bruins 2[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 May 6 Buffalo Sabres 2–4 Boston Bruins 1–0
2 May 9 Buffalo Sabres 3–1 Boston Bruins 1–1
3 May 12 Boston Bruins 2–3 Buffalo Sabres 1–2
4 May 14 Boston Bruins 0–3 Buffalo Sabres 1–3
5 May 16 Buffalo Sabres 3–5 Boston Bruins 2–3
6 May 18 Boston Bruins 2–3 Buffalo Sabres 2–4

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Allison, JasonJason Allison C 82 23 53 76 68 5 5 1 3
Khristich, DmitriDmitri Khristich LW/C 79 29 42 71 48 11 13 1 6
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 81 10 47 57 34 -7 8 0 3
Samsonov, SergeiSergei Samsonov LW 79 25 26 51 18 -6 6 0 8
Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton C 81 16 25 41 69 3 7 0 1
Carter, AnsonAnson Carter RW 55 24 16 40 22 7 6 0 6
Heinze, SteveSteve Heinze RW 73 22 18 40 30 7 9 0 3
McLaren, KyleKyle McLaren D 52 6 18 24 48 1 3 0 0
DiMaio, RobRob DiMaio RW 71 7 14 21 95 -14 1 0 0
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D 60 5 15 20 66 -5 4 0 0
Axelsson, P.J.P.J. Axelsson LW 77 7 10 17 18 -14 0 0 2
Ferraro, PeterPeter Ferraro LW 46 6 8 14 44 10 1 0 1
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 47 4 8 12 33 -8 1 0 2
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 81 2 10 12 64 14 0 0 0
Taylor, TimTim Taylor C 49 4 7 11 55 -10 0 0 1
Gill, HalHal Gill D 80 3 7 10 63 -10 0 0 2
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 33 5 4 9 2 3 0 0 0
Taylor, ChrisChris Taylor C 37 3 5 8 12 -3 0 1 0
Mann, CameronCameron Mann RW 33 5 2 7 17 0 1 0 1
Wilson, LandonLandon Wilson RW 22 3 3 6 17 0 0 0 0
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett D 54 0 6 6 25 11 0 0 0
Timander, MattiasMattias Timander D 22 0 6 6 10 4 0 0 0
Belanger, KenKen Belanger LW 45 1 4 5 152 -2 0 0 0
Baumgartner, KenKen Baumgartner LW 69 1 3 4 119 -6 0 0 0
Donato, TedTed Donato LW 14 1 3 4 4 0 0 0 0
Laaksonen, AnttiAntti Laaksonen LW 11 1 2 3 2 -1 0 0 0
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe G 68 0 2 2 25 0 0 0 0
Robitaille, RandyRandy Robitaille C 4 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0
Savage, AndreAndre Savage C 6 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
Girard, JonathanJonathan Girard D 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Henderson, JayJay Henderson LW 4 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Mathieu, MarquisMarquis Mathieu C 9 0 0 0 8 -1 0 0 0
Nickulas, EricEric Nickulas RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nordstrom, PeterPeter Nordstrom C 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Smith, BrandonBrandon Smith D 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Tallas, RobbieRobbie Tallas G 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vaske, DennisDennis Vaske D 3 0 0 0 6 -3 0 0 0
Virtue, TerryTerry Virtue D 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe 4001 68 32 23 11 133 1.99 10 1800 1667 .926
Tallas, RobbieRobbie Tallas 987 17 7 7 2 43 2.61 1 421 378 .898
Team: 4988 82 39 30 13 176 2.12 11 2221 2045 .921

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Allison, JasonJason Allison C 12 2 9 11 6 1 1 0 0
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 12 1 9 10 14 1 0 0 0
Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton C 11 3 6 9 4 1 2 0 2
Carter, AnsonAnson Carter RW 12 4 3 7 0 -3 1 0 1
Heinze, SteveSteve Heinze RW 12 4 3 7 0 -1 2 0 0
Khristich, DmitriDmitri Khristich LW/C 12 3 4 7 6 1 0 0 1
Samsonov, SergeiSergei Samsonov LW 11 3 1 4 0 3 0 0 0
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 11 3 0 3 6 2 1 0 0
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D 11 1 2 3 4 -3 1 0 0
McLaren, KyleKyle McLaren D 12 0 3 3 10 4 0 0 0
Taylor, TimTim Taylor C 12 0 3 3 8 1 0 0 0
DiMaio, RobRob DiMaio RW 12 2 0 2 8 2 0 0 1
Axelsson, P.J.P.J. Axelsson LW 12 1 1 2 4 -1 0 0 0
Timander, MattiasMattias Timander D 4 1 1 2 2 3 0 0 0
Wilson, LandonLandon Wilson RW 8 1 1 2 8 -2 1 0 1
Belanger, KenKen Belanger LW 12 1 0 1 16 2 0 0 0
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 12 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Baumgartner, KenKen Baumgartner LW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe G 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett D 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Gill, HalHal Gill D 12 0 0 0 14 -1 0 0 0
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Mann, CameronCameron Mann RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nickulas, EricEric Nickulas RW 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Robitaille, RandyRandy Robitaille C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe 768 12 6 6 26 2.03 2 330 304 .921
Team: 768 12 6 6 26 2.03 2 330 304 .921

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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]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_1999_goalies.html
  2. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_1999.html
  3. ^ Dinger 2011, p. 155.
  4. ^ "1998-1999 Conference Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". NHL. 
  5. ^ "1998-99 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  6. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.426, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6

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