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 1 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.

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. ^ "1998-99 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  5. ^ 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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