1999–2000 New York Rangers season

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1999–2000 New York Rangers
Division 4th Atlantic
Conference T-11th Eastern
1999–2000 record 29–38–12–3
Goals for 218
Goals against 246
Team information
General Manager Neil Smith
Coach John Muckler
John Tortorella (interim)
Captain Brian Leetch
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Mike York (26)
Assists Theo Fleury (49)
Points Petr Nedved (68)
Penalties in minutes Mathieu Schneider (78)
Wins Mike Richter (22)
Goals against average Mike Richter (2.87)
<1998–99 2000–01>

The 1999–2000 New York Rangers season was the 74th season for the team in the National Hockey League. In the regular season, the Rangers finished in fourth place in the Atlantic Division with a 29–38–12–3 record.[1] New York did not qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the third consecutive season.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA PIM Pts
1 1 Philadelphia Flyers 82 45 22 12 3 237 179 1233 105
2 4 New Jersey Devils 82 45 24 8 5 251 203 1313 103
3 7 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 37 31 8 6 241 236 1221 88
4 11 New York Rangers 82 29 38 12 3 218 246 916 73
5 13 New York Islanders 82 24 33 19 6 194 275 1376 58

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

Eastern Conference[3]
R Div GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 Z- Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 45 22 12 3 237 179 105
2 Y- Washington Capitals SE 82 44 24 12 2 227 194 102
3 Y- Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 45 27 7 3 246 222 100
4 X- New Jersey Devils AT 82 45 24 8 5 251 203 103
5 X- Florida Panthers SE 82 43 27 6 6 244 209 98
6 X- Ottawa Senators NE 82 41 28 11 2 244 210 95
7 X- Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 37 31 8 6 241 236 88
8 X- Buffalo Sabres NE 82 35 32 11 4 213 204 85
8.5
9 Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 37 35 10 0 217 216 84
10 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 35 34 9 4 196 194 83
11 New York Rangers AT 82 29 28 12 3 218 246 73
12 Boston Bruins NE 82 24 33 19 6 210 248 73
13 New York Islanders AT 82 24 48 9 1 194 275 58
14 Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 19 47 9 7 204 310 54
15 Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 14 57 7 4 170 313 39

Divisions: AT – Atlantic, NE – Northeast, SE – Southeast

Z- Clinched Conference; Y- Clinched Division; X- Clinched Playoff spot


Schedule and results[edit]

1999-00 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

The Rangers failed to qualify for the 2000 Stanley Cup playoffs, missing the playoffs for the third consecutive season.[2]

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SA SV% SO
Richter, MikeMike Richter 61 3622 22 31 8 173 2.87 1988 .905 0
McLean, KirkKirk McLean 22 1206 7 8 4 58 2.89 616 .896 0
Labbe, Jean-FrancoisJean-Francois Labbe 1 60 0 1 0 3 3.00 25 .864 0
Hnilicka, MilanMilan Hnilicka 2 86 0 1 0 5 3.49 49 .886 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Rangers. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.

[4]

Draft picks[edit]

New York's picks at the 1999 NHL Entry Draft in Boston, Massachusetts at the FleetCenter.[5][6]

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 4 Pavel Brendl RW  Czech Republic Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
1 9 Jamie Lundmark C  Canada Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
2 59 David Inman LW  Canada Notre Dame (NCAA)
3 79 Johan Asplund G  Sweden Brynas IF (SEL)
3 90 Patrick Aufiero D  United States Boston University (NCAA)
5 137 Garret Bembridge RW  Canada Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
6 177 Jay Dardis C  United States Proctor Academy (New Hampshire)
7 197 Arto Laatikainen D  Finland Blues (FNL)
8 226 Evgeny Gusakov LW  Russia Tolyatti-2 (Russia)
9 251 Peter Henning RW  Sweden MODO (SEL)
9 254 Alexei Bulatov LW  Russia Yekaterinburg Dynamo (Russia)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999–00 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
  2. ^ a b Diamos, Jason (2000-04-09). "On The Rangers; No Reward for the $61 Million Risk". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  3. ^ "1999–2000 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved July 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ "1999–00 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  5. ^ "1999 NHL Entry Draft". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2012-07-21. 
  6. ^ "NHL Draft History". National Hockey League. Retrieved 2012-07-21.