2002–03 Toronto Maple Leafs season

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2002–03 Toronto Maple Leafs
Division 2nd Northeast
Conference 5th Eastern
2002–03 record
Team information
General Manager Pat Quinn
Coach Pat Quinn
Captain Mats Sundin
Alternate captains Bryan McCabe
Gary Roberts
Arena Air Canada Centre
Team leaders
<2001–02 2003–04>

The 2002–03 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the Toronto Maple Leafs' It was the 86th season of the franchise, and the 76th season as the Maple Leafs.

Key dates prior to the start of the season:

Regular season[edit]

The Maple Leafs were the most penalized team during the regular season, being penalized 426 times.[1]

Season 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

[2]

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[3]
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]

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

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Mogilny, AlexanderAlexander Mogilny 73 33 46 79 12 4 5 3 9
Sundin, MatsMats Sundin 75 37 35 72 58 1 16 3 8
Kaberle, TomasTomas Kaberle 82 11 36 47 30 20 4 1 2
Antropov, NikNik Antropov 72 16 29 45 124 11 2 1 6
Svehla, RobertRobert Svehla 82 7 38 45 46 13 2 0 1
Reichel, RobertRobert Reichel 81 12 30 42 26 7 1 1 1
Tucker, DarcyDarcy Tucker 77 10 26 36 119 -7 4 1 2
Renberg, MikaelMikael Renberg 67 14 21 35 36 5 7 0 1
Hoglund, JonasJonas Hoglund 79 13 19 32 12 2 2 0 3
Domi, TieTie Domi 79 15 14 29 171 -1 4 0 0
Green, TravisTravis Green 75 12 12 24 67 2 2 1 3
McCabe, BryanBryan McCabe 75 6 18 24 135 9 3 0 1
Lumme, JyrkiJyrki Lumme 73 6 11 17 46 10 1 0 3
Fitzgerald, TomTom Fitzgerald 66 4 13 17 57 10 0 0 0
Corson, ShayneShayne Corson 46 7 8 15 49 -5 0 0 0
McCauley, AlynAlyn McCauley 64 6 9 15 16 3 0 0 0
Nolan, OwenOwen Nolan 14 7 5 12 16 2 5 0 1
Berg, AkiAki Berg 78 4 7 11 28 3 0 0 2
Healey, PaulPaul Healey 44 3 7 10 16 8 1 0 0
Belak, WadeWade Belak 55 3 6 9 196 -2 0 0 0
Roberts, GaryGary Roberts 14 5 3 8 10 -2 3 0 0
Pilar, KarelKarel Pilar 17 3 4 7 12 -7 1 0 1
Ponikarovsky, AlexeiAlexei Ponikarovsky 13 0 3 3 11 4 0 0 0
Wesley, GlenGlen Wesley 7 0 3 3 4 3 0 0 0
Belfour, EdEd Belfour 62 0 2 2 24 0 0 0 0
Druken, HaroldHarold Druken 5 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0
Jackman, RicRic Jackman 42 0 2 2 41 -10 0 0 0
Holden, JoshJosh Holden 5 1 0 1 2 -2 0 0 0
Stajan, MattMatt Stajan 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Colaiacovo, CarloCarlo Colaiacovo 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Gavey, AaronAaron Gavey 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Eriksson, AndersAnders Eriksson 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Gilmour, DougDoug Gilmour 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Housley, PhilPhil Housley 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Kidd, TrevorTrevor Kidd 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tellqvist, MikaelMikael Tellqvist 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Belfour, EdEd Belfour 3738 62 37 20 5 141 2.26 7 1816 1675 .922
Kidd, TrevorTrevor Kidd 1143 19 6 10 2 59 3.10 0 565 506 .896
Tellqvist, MikaelMikael Tellqvist 86 3 1 1 0 4 2.79 0 38 34 .895
Team: 4967 82 44 31 7 204 2.46 7 2419 2215 .916

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Mogilny, AlexanderAlexander Mogilny 6 5 2 7 4 0 1 0
Sundin, MatsMats Sundin 7 1 3 4 6 1 0 0
Green, TravisTravis Green 4 2 1 3 4 0 1 1
Kaberle, TomasTomas Kaberle 7 2 1 3 0 1 0 1
Reichel, RobertRobert Reichel 7 2 1 3 0 0 0 0
McCabe, BryanBryan McCabe 7 0 3 3 10 0 0 0
Svehla, RobertRobert Svehla 7 0 3 3 2 0 0 0
Tucker, DarcyDarcy Tucker 6 0 3 3 6 0 0 0
Berg, AkiAki Berg 7 1 1 2 2 0 0 0
Roberts, GaryGary Roberts 7 1 1 2 8 0 0 0
Lumme, JyrkiJyrki Lumme 7 0 2 2 4 0 0 0
Nolan, OwenOwen Nolan 7 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
Domi, TieTie Domi 7 1 0 1 13 0 0 0
Renberg, MikaelMikael Renberg 7 1 0 1 8 1 0 1
Fitzgerald, TomTom Fitzgerald 7 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Healey, PaulPaul Healey 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Hoglund, JonasJonas Hoglund 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Wesley, GlenGlen Wesley 5 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Antropov, NikNik Antropov 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belak, WadeWade Belak 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Belfour, EdEd Belfour 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Corson, ShayneShayne Corson 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Housley, PhilPhil Housley 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Belfour, EdEd Belfour 532 7 3 4 24 2.71 0 282 258 .915
Team: 532 7 3 4 24 2.71 0 282 258 .915

[4] 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]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

  Player is still active or individual record
Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached
Ed Belfour 400th NHL Win April 1, 2003
Mikael Tellqvist 1st NHL Game January 18, 2003

Transactions[edit]

The Maple Leafs have been involved in the following transactions during the 2002–03 season.

Trades[edit]

July 18, 2002 To Florida Panthers
Dmitry Yushkevich
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Robert Svehla
September 4, 2002 To Vancouver Canucks
Tomas Mojzis
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Brad Leeb
December 31, 2002 To Nashville Predators
Bob Wren
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Nathan Perrott
March 5, 2003 To San Jose Sharks
Alyn McCauley
Brad Boyes
1st round pick in 2003 - Mark Stuart
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Owen Nolan
March 9, 2003 To Carolina Hurricanes
2nd round pick in 2004 - Kyle Wharton
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Glen Wesley
March 11, 2003 To Montreal Canadiens
6th round pick in 2003 - Mark Flood
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Doug Gilmour
March 11, 2003 To Chicago Blackhawks
9th round pick in 2003 - Chris Porter
4th round pick in 2004 - Karel Hromas
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Housley
May 29, 2003 To Carolina Hurricanes
Allan Rourke
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Harold Druken
Jeff Daw
June 21, 2003 To Minnesota Wild
3rd round pick in 2003 - Danny Irmen
To Toronto Maple Leafs
3rd round pick in 2003 - Martin Sagat
4th round pick in 2003 - Konstantin Volkov

Waivers[edit]

November 11, 2002 From Carolina Hurricanes
Harold Druken
January 16, 2003 To Carolina Hurricanes
Harold Druken

Free agents[edit]

Player Former Team
Ed Belfour San Jose Sharks
Tom Fitzgerald Chicago Blackhawks
Aaron Gavey Minnesota Wild
Trevor Kidd Florida Panthers
Dwayne Hay Calgary Flames
Player New Team
Corey Schwab New Jersey Devils
Nathan Dempsey Chicago Blackhawks
Don MacLean Columbus Blue Jackets
Tom Barrasso St. Louis Blues
Cory Cross New York Rangers

Draft picks[edit]

Toronto's picks at the 2002 NHL Entry Draft in Toronto, Ontario.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)

Farm teams[edit]

American Hockey League[edit]

ECHL[edit]

Roster[edit]

2002-03 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres

Playoffs[edit]

Philadelphia vs. Toronto
Date Away Home
April 9 Toronto 5 3 Philadelphia
April 11 Toronto 1 4 Philadelphia
April 14 Philadelphia 3 4 Toronto 2OT
April 16 Philadelphia 3 2 Toronto 3OT1
April 19 Toronto 1 4 Philadelphia
April 21 Philadelphia 1 2 Toronto 2OT
April 22 Toronto 1 6 Philadelphia
Philadelphia wins series 4–3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_2003.html
  2. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2009). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2010. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 163. 
  3. ^ "2002–2003 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ "2002–03 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-27.