2002–03 Boston Bruins season

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2002–03 Boston Bruins
Division 3rd Northeast
Conference 7th Eastern
2002–03 record 36–31–11
Goals for 245
Goals against 237
Team information
General Manager Mike O'Connell
Coach Robbie Ftorek (Oct-Apr)
Mike O'Connell interim (Apr)
Captain Joe Thornton
Arena Fleet Center
Average attendance 15,029 (85.6%)
Team leaders
Goals Glen Murray
Assists Joe Thornton
Points Joe Thornton
Penalties in minutes P.J. Stock
Wins Steve Shields
Goals against average Andrew Raycroft
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Northeast Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 1 Ottawa Senators 82 52 21 8 1 263 182 113
2 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 82 44 28 7 3 236 208 98
3 7 Boston Bruins 82 36 31 11 4 245 237 87
4 10 Montreal Canadiens 82 30 35 8 9 206 234 77
5 12 Buffalo Sabres 82 27 37 10 8 190 219 72

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

Eastern Conference[2]
R Div GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 P- Ottawa Senators NE 82 52 21 8 1 263 182 113
2 Y- New Jersey Devils AT 82 46 20 10 6 216 166 108
3 Y- Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 36 25 16 5 219 210 93
4 X- Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 45 20 13 4 211 166 107
5 X- Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 44 28 7 3 236 208 98
6 X- Washington Capitals SE 82 39 29 8 6 224 220 92
7 X- Boston Bruins NE 82 36 31 11 4 245 237 87
8 X- New York Islanders AT 82 35 34 11 2 224 231 83
8.5
9 New York Rangers AT 82 32 36 10 4 210 231 78
10 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 30 35 8 9 206 234 77
11 Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 31 39 7 5 226 284 74
12 Buffalo Sabres NE 82 27 37 10 8 190 219 72
13 Florida Panthers SE 82 24 36 13 9 176 237 70
14 Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 27 44 6 5 189 255 65
15 Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 22 43 11 6 171 240 61

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

P- Clinched Presidents Trophy; Y- Clinched Division; X- Clinched Playoff spot


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 11, 2002 1–5 @ Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 0–1–0–0
3 W October 16, 2002 6–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 2–1–0–0
4 T October 17, 2002 3–3 OT @ Calgary Flames (2002–03) 2–1–1–0
5 W October 19, 2002 4–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 3–1–1–0
6 W October 21, 2002 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 4–1–1–0
7 T October 24, 2002 2–2 OT Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 4–1–2–0
8 W October 26, 2002 4–3 Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 5–1–2–0
9 W October 30, 2002 7–2 @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 6–1–2–0
10 L October 31, 2002 1–4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 6–2–2–0
11 W November 2, 2002 3–2 New York Rangers (2002–03) 7–2–2–0
12 L November 7, 2002 1–2 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 7–2–2–1
13 W November 9, 2002 7–1 Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 8–2–2–1
14 W November 11, 2002 6–1 Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 9–2–2–1
15 W November 12, 2002 4–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 10–2–2–1
16 W November 14, 2002 4–1 New York Islanders (2002–03) 11–2–2–1
17 T November 16, 2002 2–2 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 11–2–3–1
18 L November 19, 2002 0–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 11–3–3–1
19 W November 21, 2002 3–1 Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 12–3–3–1
20 W November 23, 2002 4–1 Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 13–3–3–1
21 W November 26, 2002 7–2 Calgary Flames (2002–03) 14–3–3–1
22 W November 29, 2002 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 15–3–3–1
23 W November 30, 2002 3–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 16–3–3–1
24 L December 3, 2002 0–4 St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 16–4–3–1
25 W December 5, 2002 4–3 OT Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 17–4–3–1
26 W December 7, 2002 3–2 OT Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 18–4–3–1
27 W December 8, 2002 4–1 @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 19–4–3–1
28 L December 10, 2002 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 19–5–3–1
29 L December 12, 2002 2–5 Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 19–6–3–1
30 L December 14, 2002 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 19–7–3–1
31 L December 18, 2002 2–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 19–8–3–1
32 L December 19, 2002 3–5 @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 19–9–3–1
33 T December 21, 2002 3–3 OT Florida Panthers (2002–03) 19–9–4–1
34 W December 23, 2002 5–2 San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 20–9–4–1
35 L December 27, 2002 2–5 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 20–10–4–1
36 W December 28, 2002 1–0 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 21–10–4–1
37 L December 30, 2002 0–1 New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 21–11–4–1
38 L January 3, 2003 4–8 @ New York Islanders (2002–03) 21–12–4–1
39 L January 4, 2003 2–4 Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 21–13–4–1
40 L January 7, 2003 2–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 21–14–4–1
41 L January 10, 2003 2–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 21–15–4–1
42 W January 11, 2003 6–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 22–15–4–1
43 L January 13, 2003 1–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 22–16–4–1
44 L January 15, 2003 0–3 @ Florida Panthers (2002–03) 22–17–4–1
45 L January 17, 2003 1–3 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 22–18–4–1
46 W January 18, 2003 7–2 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 23–18–4–1
47 T January 20, 2003 3–3 OT Washington Capitals (2002–03) 23–18–5–1
48 W January 23, 2003 4–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 24–18–5–1
49 W January 25, 2003 1–0 OT Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 25–18–5–1
50 W January 28, 2003 2–1 Nashville Predators (2002–03) 26–18–5–1
51 L January 30, 2003 1–3 Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 26–19–5–1
52 L February 4, 2003 2–3 OT Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 26–19–5–2
53 W February 6, 2003 6–3 Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 27–19–5–2
54 L February 8, 2003 2–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 27–20–5–2
55 L February 11, 2003 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 27–21–5–2
56 W February 14, 2003 6–5 OT @ Florida Panthers (2002–03) 28–21–5–2
57 L February 15, 2003 2–5 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 28–22–5–2
58 L February 17, 2003 1–5 @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 28–23–5–2
59 T February 19, 2003 1–1 OT @ Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 28–23–6–2
60 L February 21, 2003 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 28–24–6–2
61 T February 23, 2003 4–4 OT @ New York Islanders (2002–03) 28–24–7–2
62 T February 25, 2003 5–5 OT Dallas Stars (2002–03) 28–24–8–2
63 L February 27, 2003 1–4 @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 28–25–8–2
64 L March 1, 2003 2–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 28–25–8–3
65 L March 3, 2003 4–6 Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 28–26–8–3
66 W March 4, 2003 4–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 29–26–8–3
67 W March 6, 2003 4–1 New York Islanders (2002–03) 30–26–8–3
68 W March 8, 2003 5–4 OT Washington Capitals (2002–03) 31–26–8–3
69 L March 9, 2003 5–8 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 31–27–8–3
70 L March 11, 2003 3–4 OT @ Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 31–27–8–4
71 W March 13, 2003 4–3 New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 32–27–8–4
72 W March 15, 2003 4–1 Florida Panthers (2002–03) 33–27–8–4
73 L March 18, 2003 1–2 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 33–28–8–4
74 L March 21, 2003 2–3 @ San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 33–29–8–4
75 W March 22, 2003 4–3 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 34–29–8–4
76 W March 24, 2003 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 35–29–8–4
77 T March 27, 2003 2–2 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 35–29–9–4
78 L March 29, 2003 1–3 New York Rangers (2002–03) 35–30–9–4
79 T March 31, 2003 2–2 OT Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 35–30–10–4
80 L April 1, 2003 2–3 @ Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 35–31–10–4
81 T April 3, 2003 1–1 OT @ New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 35–31–11–4
82 W April 5, 2003 8–5 Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 36–31–11–4

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton C 77 36 65 101 109 12 12 2 4
Murray, GlenGlen Murray RW 82 44 48 92 64 9 12 0 5
Knuble, MikeMike Knuble RW 75 30 29 59 45 18 9 0 4
Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston C/RW 81 27 32 59 32 1 6 5 5
Stumpel, JozefJozef Stumpel C 78 14 37 51 12 0 4 0 2
Berard, BryanBryan Berard D 80 10 28 38 64 -4 4 0 1
Axelsson, P.J.P.J. Axelsson LW 66 17 19 36 24 8 2 2 1
Boynton, NickNick Boynton D 78 7 17 24 99 8 0 1 2
Girard, JonathanJonathan Girard D 73 6 16 22 21 4 2 0 2
Grosek, MichalMichal Grosek LW 63 2 18 20 71 2 0 0 1
McInnis, MartyMarty McInnis RW 77 9 10 19 38 -11 0 0 1
Lapointe, MartinMartin Lapointe RW 59 8 10 18 87 -19 1 0 1
Huml, IvanIvan Huml LW 41 6 11 17 30 3 0 0 2
Gill, HalHal Gill D 76 4 13 17 56 21 0 0 0
Zamuner, RobRob Zamuner LW 55 10 6 16 18 2 3 0 1
O'Donnell, SeanSean O'Donnell D 70 1 15 16 76 8 0 0 1
Samsonov, SergeiSergei Samsonov LW 8 5 6 11 2 8 1 0 3
Stock, P.J.P.J. Stock C 71 1 9 10 160 -5 1 0 0
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 67 3 5 8 24 -1 0 0 0
Brown, SeanSean Brown D 69 1 5 6 117 -6 0 0 0
Goren, LeeLee Goren RW 14 2 1 3 7 -2 2 0 0
Hilbert, AndyAndy Hilbert C/LW 14 0 3 3 7 -1 0 0 0
Grahame, JohnJohn Grahame G 23 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Kutlak, ZdenekZdenek Kutlak D 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Vernarsky, KrisKris Vernarsky C 14 1 0 1 2 -2 0 0 0
Brennan, RichRich Brennan D 7 0 1 1 6 3 0 0 0
McGillis, DanDan McGillis D 10 0 1 1 10 2 0 0 0
Moran, IanIan Moran D 8 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Samuelsson, MartinMartin Samuelsson RW 8 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Hackett, JeffJeff Hackett G 18 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Herr, MattMatt Herr C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kultanen, JarnoJarno Kultanen D 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Morrisonn, ShaoneShaone Morrisonn D 11 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Myhres, BranttBrantt Myhres RW 1 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0
Oliwa, KrzysztofKrzysztof Oliwa LW 33 0 0 0 110 -4 0 0 0
Raycroft, AndrewAndrew Raycroft G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shields, SteveSteve Shields G 36 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Thomas, TimTim Thomas G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Shields, SteveSteve Shields 2112 36 12 13 9 97 2.76 0 930 833 .896
Grahame, JohnJohn Grahame 1352 23 11 9 2 61 2.71 1 625 564 .902
Hackett, JeffJeff Hackett 991 18 8 9 0 53 3.21 1 500 447 .894
Thomas, TimTim Thomas 220 4 3 1 0 11 3.00 0 118 107 .907
Raycroft, AndrewAndrew Raycroft 300 5 2 3 0 12 2.40 0 146 134 .918
Team: 4975 82 36 35 11 234 2.82 2 2319 2085 .899

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
McGillis, DanDan McGillis D 5 3 0 3 2 -2 2 0 1
Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton C 5 1 2 3 4 -5 1 0 0
Murray, GlenGlen Murray RW 5 1 1 2 4 -5 0 0 0
Knuble, MikeMike Knuble RW 5 0 2 2 2 -2 0 0 0
Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston C/RW 5 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0
Samsonov, SergeiSergei Samsonov LW 5 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0
Stumpel, JozefJozef Stumpel C 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Berard, BryanBryan Berard D 3 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Lapointe, MartinMartin Lapointe RW 5 1 0 1 14 -2 0 0 0
McInnis, MartyMarty McInnis RW 5 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
Boynton, NickNick Boynton D 5 0 1 1 4 -2 0 0 0
Girard, JonathanJonathan Girard D 2 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0
Moran, IanIan Moran D 5 0 1 1 4 -2 0 0 0
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Axelsson, P.J.P.J. Axelsson LW 5 0 0 0 6 -2 0 0 0
Gill, HalHal Gill D 5 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Goren, LeeLee Goren RW 5 0 0 0 5 -1 0 0 0
Grosek, MichalMichal Grosek LW 5 0 0 0 13 -1 0 0 0
Hackett, JeffJeff Hackett G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shields, SteveSteve Shields G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zamuner, RobRob Zamuner LW 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Hackett, JeffJeff Hackett 179 3 1 2 5 1.68 0 76 71 .934
Shields, SteveSteve Shields 119 2 0 2 6 3.03 0 58 52 .897
Team: 298 5 1 4 11 2.21 0 134 123 .918

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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. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2009). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2010. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 163. 
  2. ^ "2002–2003 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2002-03 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  4. ^ 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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