1998–99 Pittsburgh Penguins season

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1998–99 Pittsburgh Penguins
Division 3rd Atlantic
Conference 8th Eastern
1998–99 record 38–30–14
Goals for 242
Goals against 225
Team information
General Manager Craig Patrick
Coach Kevin Constantine
Captain Jaromir Jagr

The 1998–99 Pittsburgh Penguins season was the Penguins' 32nd season in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Penguins were the least penalized team during the regular season, with just 302 power-play opportunities against. They also allowed the most short-handed goals, with 14.[1]

Final standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
R CR GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 1 New Jersey Devils 82 47 24 11 248 196 105
2 5 Philadelphia Flyers 82 37 26 19 231 196 93
3 8 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 38 30 14 242 225 90
4 10 New York Rangers 82 33 38 11 217 227 77
5 13 New York Islanders 82 24 48 10 194 244 58

[2]

Eastern Conference[3]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 y – New Jersey Devils ATL 82 47 24 11 248 196 105
2 y – Ottawa Senators NE 82 44 23 15 239 179 103
3 y – Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 34 30 18 210 202 86
4 Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 45 30 7 268 231 97
5 Philadelphia Flyers ATL 82 37 26 19 231 196 93
6 Boston Bruins NE 82 39 30 13 214 181 91
7 Buffalo Sabres NE 82 37 28 17 207 175 91
8 Pittsburgh Penguins ATL 82 38 30 14 242 225 90
9 Florida Panthers SE 82 30 34 18 210 228 78
10 New York Rangers ATL 82 33 38 11 217 227 77
11 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 32 39 11 184 209 75
12 Washington Capitals SE 82 31 45 6 200 218 68
13 New York Islanders ATL 82 24 48 10 194 244 58
14 Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 19 54 9 179 292 47

Divisions: ATL - Atlantic Division, NE - Northeast Division, SE - Southeast Division

bold – Qualified for playoffs; y – Won division


Schedule and results[edit]

1998–99 Schedule
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Tie

Playoffs[edit]

1999 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Playoff series win

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season[6]
Player GP GS TOI W L T GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Barrasso, TomTom Barrasso 43 43 2306:15 19 16 3 98 2.55 993 0.901 4 0 3 20
Skudra, PeterPeter Skudra 37 27 1914:12 15 11 5 89 2.79 822 0.892 3 0 0 2
Aubin, Jean-SebastienJean-Sebastien Aubin 17 11 756:15 4 3 6 28 2.22 304 0.908 2 0 0 0
Total 81 4976:42 38 30 14 215 2.59 2119 0.899 9 0 3 22
Playoffs[7]
Player GP GS TOI W L T GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Barrasso, TomTom Barrasso 13 13 787:20 6 7 0 35 2.67 350 0.90 1 0 0 4
Total 13 787:20 6 7 0 35 2.67 350 0.90 1 0 0 4

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Penguins. Stats reflect time with the Penguins only.
Denotes player was traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Penguins only.

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

The Penguins have been involved in the following transactions during the 1998–99 season:[8]

Trades[edit]

November 25, 1998 To New York Rangers

Petr Nedved
Sean Pronger
Chris Tamer

To Pittsburgh Penguins

Alexei Kovalev
Harry York
future considerations

February 10, 1999 To Philadelphia Flyers

Sean O`Brien

To Pittsburgh Penguins

future considerations

March 11, 1999 To Buffalo Sabres

Stu Barnes

To Pittsburgh Penguins

Matthew Barnaby

March 18, 1999 To Tampa Bay Lightning

future considerations (cash)

To Pittsburgh Penguins

Brent Peterson