2005–06 St. Louis Blues season

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2005–06 St. Louis Blues
Division 5th Central
Conference 15th Western
2005–06 record 21–46–15
Goals for 197
Goals against 292
Team information
General Manager Larry Pleau
Coach Mike Kitchen
Captain Dallas Drake
Team leaders
<2004–05 2006–07>

The 2005–06 St. Louis Blues season was the 39th for the franchise in St. Louis, Missouri, and the first since the 2004–05 NHL lockout. The Blues finished the regular-season with a record of 21 wins, 46 losses and 15 losses in overtime, good for an NHL season-low of 57 points. The Blues finished out of the playoffs for the first time since the 1978–79 season, ending their streak of consecutive NHL Playoff appearances at 25.

Offseason[edit]

Dallas Drake named team captain, following the retirement of captain Al MacInnis.

Regular season[edit]

The Blues finished 30th overall in scoring, with just 192 goals for (excluding shootout-winning goals).[1][2]

Final standings[edit]

Central Division
No. CR GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 1 Detroit Red Wings 82 58 16 8 305 209 124
2 4 Nashville Predators 82 49 25 8 259 227 106
3 13 Columbus Blue Jackets 82 35 43 4 223 279 74
4 14 Chicago Blackhawks 82 26 43 13 211 285 65
5 15 St. Louis Blues 82 21 46 15 197 292 57

[3] 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.

Western Conference[4]
R Div GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 P- Detroit Red Wings CE 82 58 16 8 305 209 124
2 Y- Dallas Stars PA 82 53 23 6 265 218 112
3 Y- Calgary Flames NW 82 46 25 11 218 200 103
4 X- Nashville Predators CE 82 49 25 8 259 227 106
5 X- San Jose Sharks PA 82 44 27 11 266 242 99
6 X- Mighty Ducks of Anaheim PA 82 43 27 12 254 229 98
7 X- Colorado Avalanche NW 82 43 30 9 283 257 95
8 X- Edmonton Oilers NW 82 41 28 13 256 251 95
8.5
9 Vancouver Canucks NW 82 42 32 8 256 255 92
8 Los Angeles Kings PA 82 42 35 5 249 270 89
11 Minnesota Wild NW 82 38 36 8 231 215 84
12 Phoenix Coyotes PA 82 38 39 5 246 271 81
13 Columbus Blue Jackets CE 82 35 43 4 223 279 74
14 Chicago Blackhawks CE 82 26 43 13 211 285 65
15 St. Louis Blues CE 82 21 46 15 197 292 57

Divisions: CE – Central, PA – Pacific, NW – Northwest

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


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 5, 2005 1–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 0–1–0
2 L October 6, 2005 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 0–2–0
3 L October 8, 2005 6–7 San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 0–3–0
4 W October 11, 2005 4–1 Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 1–3–0
5 L October 15, 2005 1–4 Nashville Predators (2005–06) 1–4–0
6 W October 19, 2005 3–2 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 2–4–0
7 L October 20, 2005 2–3 SO @ Nashville Predators (2005–06) 2–4–1
8 L October 22, 2005 2–3 Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 2–5–1
9 L October 25, 2005 4–5 OT @ Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 2–5–2
10 L October 28, 2005 4–6 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 2–6–2
11 L October 29, 2005 2–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 2–7–2
12 L November 2, 2005 5–6 OT Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 2–7–3
13 L November 4, 2005 2–7 Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 2–8–3
14 L November 6, 2005 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 2–9–3
15 L November 9, 2005 1–3 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 2–10–3
16 L November 10, 2005 2–4 Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 2–11–3
17 L November 12, 2005 1–3 @ Nashville Predators (2005–06) 2–12–3
18 W November 16, 2005 2–0 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 3–12–3
19 W November 19, 2005 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 4–12–3
20 L November 22, 2005 3–6 Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 4–13–3
21 L November 25, 2005 3–5 @ Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 4–14–3
22 L November 26, 2005 3–4 Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 4–15–3
23 W December 1, 2005 4–1 Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 5–15–3
24 L December 6, 2005 3–6 New York Islanders (2005–06) 5–16–3
25 L December 8, 2005 4–5 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2005–06) 5–17–3
26 L December 10, 2005 4–5 OT New York Rangers (2005–06) 5–17–4
27 W December 13, 2005 3–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (2005–06) 6–17–4
28 L December 16, 2005 1–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 6–18–4
29 L December 17, 2005 2–5 Philadelphia Flyers (2005–06) 6–19–4
30 W December 20, 2005 5–4 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 7–19–4
31 L December 21, 2005 3–6 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 7–20–4
32 W December 23, 2005 2–1 SO @ San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 8–20–4
33 L December 26, 2005 1–6 Dallas Stars (2005–06) 8–21–4
34 W December 28, 2005 2–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 9–21–4
35 L December 29, 2005 0–3 @ Dallas Stars (2005–06) 9–22–4
36 L December 31, 2005 4–5 SO Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 9–22–5
37 W January 2, 2006 4–1 Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 10–22–5
38 L January 4, 2006 3–4 Nashville Predators (2005–06) 10–23–5
39 L January 5, 2006 0–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 10–24–5
40 L January 9, 2006 1–6 @ Colorado Avalanche (2005–06) 10–25–5
41 L January 12, 2006 1–3 @ Florida Panthers (2005–06) 10–26–5
42 L January 13, 2006 0–2 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2005–06) 10–27–5
43 L January 15, 2006 2–4 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2005–06) 10–28–5
44 L January 17, 2006 3–5 New Jersey Devils (2005–06) 10–29–5
45 L January 19, 2006 4–5 SO @ Washington Capitals (2005–06) 10–29–6
46 L January 20, 2006 3–4 SO @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 10–29–7
47 W January 23, 2006 4–0 Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 11–29–7
48 L January 25, 2006 3–4 SO @ Dallas Stars (2005–06) 11–29–8
49 L January 26, 2006 3–5 Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 11–30–8
50 W January 30, 2006 3–2 SO Calgary Flames (2005–06) 12–30–8
51 L February 1, 2006 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 12–31–8
52 W February 2, 2006 6–5 SO Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 13–31–8
53 W February 4, 2006 4–3 OT Dallas Stars (2005–06) 14–31–8
54 W February 8, 2006 4–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 15–31–8
55 L February 10, 2006 2–3 OT @ Calgary Flames (2005–06) 15–31–9
56 W February 12, 2006 5–4 SO @ Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 16–31–9
57 W March 1, 2006 4–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 17–31–9
58 L March 2, 2006 1–3 @ Calgary Flames (2005–06) 17–32–9
59 W March 5, 2006 4–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 18–32–9
60 L March 7, 2006 1–2 SO Colorado Avalanche (2005–06) 18–32–10
61 W March 10, 2006 2–1 OT Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 19–32–10
62 L March 11, 2006 1–2 SO Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 19–32–11
63 W March 13, 2006 3–2 OT Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 20–32–11
64 L March 16, 2006 2–5 @ San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 20–33–11
65 L March 18, 2006 1–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 20–34–11
66 L March 20, 2006 2–4 @ Nashville Predators (2005–06) 20–35–11
67 L March 21, 2006 0–6 San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 20–36–11
68 L March 23, 2006 2–7 Calgary Flames (2005–06) 20–37–11
69 L March 25, 2006 2–3 OT Colorado Avalanche (2005–06) 20–37–12
70 L March 27, 2006 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 20–38–12
71 L March 29, 2006 2–3 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 20–38–13
72 L March 31, 2006 2–4 Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 20–39–13
73 L April 1, 2006 1–2 @ Nashville Predators (2005–06) 20–40–13
74 L April 4, 2006 4–5 SO @ Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 20–40–14
75 L April 6, 2006 0–3 Nashville Predators (2005–06) 20–41–14
76 L April 8, 2006 2–4 @ Colorado Avalanche (2005–06) 20–42–14
77 W April 9, 2006 2–1 Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 21–42–14
78 L April 11, 2006 0–2 Nashville Predators (2005–06) 21–43–14
79 L April 13, 2006 1–4 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 21–44–14
80 L April 15, 2006 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 21–45–14
81 L April 16, 2006 0–3 Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 21–46–14
82 L April 18, 2006 2–3 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 21–46–15

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Young, ScottScott Young RW 79 18 31 49 52 -32 10 0 1
Weight, DougDoug Weight C 47 11 33 44 50 -11 7 0 1
Sillinger, MikeMike Sillinger C 48 22 19 41 49 -17 11 1 1
Cajanek, PetrPetr Cajanek RW 71 10 31 41 54 -22 3 0 0
McAmmond, DeanDean McAmmond C 78 15 22 37 32 -25 4 0 0
Tkachuk, KeithKeith Tkachuk LW 41 15 21 36 46 -15 10 0 1
Stempniak, LeeLee Stempniak RW 57 14 13 27 22 -10 5 0 2
McClement, JayJay McClement C 67 6 21 27 30 -23 1 0 2
Mayers, JamalJamal Mayers RW 67 15 11 26 129 -22 0 2 1
Drake, DallasDallas Drake RW 62 2 24 26 59 -13 1 0 1
Wideman, DennisDennis Wideman D 67 8 16 24 83 -31 5 1 1
Backman, ChristianChristian Backman D 52 6 12 18 48 -15 3 0 1
Weinrich, EricEric Weinrich D 59 1 16 17 44 -10 1 0 0
Dallman, KevinKevin Dallman D 46 4 9 13 21 -15 3 0 0
Glumac, MikeMike Glumac RW 33 7 5 12 33 -8 5 0 0
Rycroft, MarkMark Rycroft RW 80 6 4 10 46 -14 0 1 2
Jackman, BarretBarret Jackman D 63 4 6 10 156 -6 0 0 2
Brewer, EricEric Brewer D 32 6 3 9 45 -17 1 0 1
Orszagh, VladimirVladimir Orszagh RW 16 4 5 9 14 -2 1 0 0
Johnson, RyanRyan Johnson C 65 3 6 9 33 -21 1 1 0
Hoggan, JeffJeff Hoggan LW 52 2 6 8 34 -16 0 0 0
Gamache, SimonSimon Gamache C 15 3 4 7 10 1 0 0 0
Whitfield, TrentTrent Whitfield C 30 2 5 7 14 -3 1 0 0
Shishkanov, TimofeiTimofei Shishkanov LW 22 3 2 5 6 -1 0 0 0
Boguniecki, EricEric Boguniecki C 9 1 4 5 4 -1 1 0 0
Salvador, BryceBryce Salvador D 46 1 4 5 26 -24 0 0 0
Roach, AndyAndy Roach D 5 1 2 3 10 0 1 0 0
Downey, AaronAaron Downey RW 17 2 0 2 45 0 0 0 0
Sejna, PeterPeter Sejna LW 6 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 0
Walker, MattMatt Walker D 54 0 2 2 79 -7 0 0 0
Woywitka, JeffJeff Woywitka D 26 0 2 2 25 -12 0 0 0
Bacashihua, JasonJason Bacashihua G 19 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Poapst, SteveSteve Poapst D 41 0 1 1 37 -21 0 0 0
Boulerice, JesseJesse Boulerice RW 12 0 0 0 13 -4 0 0 0
DiSalvatore, JonJon DiSalvatore RW 5 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Divis, ReinhardReinhard Divis G 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hemingway, ColinColin Hemingway RW 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Lalime, PatrickPatrick Lalime G 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sanford, CurtisCurtis Sanford G 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stuart, MikeMike Stuart D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zigomanis, MikeMike Zigomanis C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Sanford, CurtisCurtis Sanford 1830 34 13 13 5 81 2.66 3 885 804 .908
Bacashihua, JasonJason Bacashihua 966 19 4 10 1 52 3.23 0 515 463 .899
Lalime, PatrickPatrick Lalime 1699 31 4 18 8 103 3.64 0 868 765 .881
Divis, ReinhardReinhard Divis 475 12 0 5 1 37 4.67 0 231 194 .840
Team: 4970 82 21 46 15 273 3.30 3 2499 2226 .891

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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]

Peoria Rivermen (AHL) - Peoria, Illinois Posted 46-26-0-8 Record, lost in 2nd round of playoffs

Alaska Aces (ECHL) - Anchorage, Alaska Posted 53-12-0-7 Record, won Kelley Cup

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_2006.html
  2. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/teams/STL/2006.html
  3. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2009). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2010. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 162. 
  4. ^ "2005–2006 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  5. ^ "2005-06 St. Louis Blues Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-15. 

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