1999–2000 Colorado Avalanche season

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1999–2000 Colorado Avalanche
Northwest Division champions
Division1st Northwest
Conference3rd Western
1999–2000 record42–28–11–1
Goals for233
Goals against201
Team information
General ManagerPierre Lacroix
CoachBob Hartley
CaptainJoe Sakic
ArenaPepsi Center
Team leaders
GoalsMilan Hejduk (36)
AssistsJoe Sakic (53)
PointsJoe Sakic (81)
Penalty minutesJeff Odgers (162)
WinsPatrick Roy (32)
Goals against averagePatrick Roy (2.28)

The 1999–2000 Colorado Avalanche season was the Avalanche's fifth season. It was the first season in the new Pepsi Center arena.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Northwest Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA PIM Pts
1 3 Colorado Avalanche 82 42 28 11 1 233 201 1118 96
2 7 Edmonton Oilers 82 32 26 16 8 226 212 1344 88
3 10 Vancouver Canucks 82 30 29 15 8 227 237 1047 83
4 12 Calgary Flames 82 31 36 10 5 211 256 1267 77

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.

Western Conference[3]
R Div GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 p – St. Louis Blues CEN 82 51 19 11 1 248 165 114
2 y – Dallas Stars PAC 82 43 23 10 6 211 184 102
3 y – Colorado Avalanche NW 82 42 28 11 1 233 201 96
4 Detroit Red Wings CEN 82 48 22 10 2 278 210 108
5 Los Angeles Kings PAC 82 39 27 12 4 245 228 94
6 Phoenix Coyotes PAC 82 39 31 8 4 232 228 90
7 Edmonton Oilers NW 82 32 26 16 8 226 212 88
8 San Jose Sharks PAC 82 35 30 10 7 225 214 87
8.5
9 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim PAC 82 34 33 12 3 217 227 83
10 Vancouver Canucks NW 82 30 29 15 8 227 237 83
11 Chicago Blackhawks CEN 82 33 37 10 2 242 245 78
12 Calgary Flames NW 82 31 36 10 5 211 256 77
13 Nashville Predators CEN 82 28 40 7 7 199 240 70

Divisions: CEN – Central, PAC – Pacific, NW – Northwest

bold – Qualified for playoffs; p – Won Presidents' Trophy; y – Won division


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 5, 1999 3–2 @ Nashville Predators (1999–2000) 1–0–0–0
2 L October 6, 1999 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1999–2000) 1–1–0–0
3 T October 8, 1999 3–3 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1999–2000) 1–1–1–0
4 L October 10, 1999 2–4 @ New York Islanders (1999–2000) 1–2–1–0
5 T October 11, 1999 3–3 OT @ Boston Bruins (1999–2000) 1–2–2–0
6 W October 13, 1999 2–1 Boston bruins (1999–2000) 2–2–2–0
7 W October 16, 1999 3–1 Ottawa Senators (1999–2000) 3–2–2–0
8 W October 20, 1999 2–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1999–2000) 4–2–2–0
9 L October 21, 1999 1–4 @ Ottawa Senators (1999–2000) 4–3–2–0
10 W October 23, 1999 3–2 OT @ Atlanta Thrashers (1999–2000) 5–3–2–0
11 L October 27, 1999 3–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1999–2000) 5–4–2–0
12 OTL October 28, 1999 4–5 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1999–2000) 5–4–2–1
13 L October 30, 1999 3–5 Phoenix Coyotes (1999–2000) 5–5–2–1
14 W November 3, 1999 5–0 St. Louis Blues (1999–2000) 6–5–2–1
15 W November 5, 1999 4–1 New York Rangers (1999–2000) 7–5–2–1
16 L November 11, 1999 2–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1999–2000) 7–6–2–1
17 W November 13, 1999 5–2 @ Calgary Flames (1999–2000) 8–6–2–1
18 T November 15, 1999 2–2 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1999–2000) 8–6–3–1
19 L November 17, 1999 1–2 Florida Panthers (1999–2000) 8–7–3–1
20 L November 19, 1999 2–3 New York Islanders (1999–2000) 8–8–3–1
21 W November 22, 1999 3–2 OT @ Dallas Stars (1999–2000) 9–8–3–1
22 L November 23, 1999 2–6 Los Angeles Kings (1999–2000) 9–9–3–1
23 L November 26, 1999 0–7 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1999–2000) 9–10–3–1
24 W November 27, 1999 7–1 Calgary Flames (1999–2000) 10–10–3–1
25 W November 30, 1999 4–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1999–2000) 11–10–3–1
26 L December 1, 1999 1–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1999–2000) 11–11–3–1
27 W December 4, 1999 3–1 Carolina Hurricanes (1999–2000) 12–11–3–1
28 W December 6, 1999 5–2 Vancouver Canucks (1999–2000) 13–11–3–1
29 L December 8, 1999 2–4 @ San Jose Sharks (1999–2000) 13–12–3–1
30 W December 10, 1999 2–1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1999–2000) 14–12–3–1
31 W December 12, 1999 3–2 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1999–2000) 15–12–3–1
32 L December 15, 1999 2–4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1999–2000) 15–13–3–1
33 L December 17, 1999 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1999–2000) 15–14–3–1
34 T December 18, 1999 2–2 OT @ Nashville Predators (1999–2000) 15–14–4–1
35 W December 20, 1999 4–2 @ Carolina Hurricanes (1999–2000) 16–14–4–1
36 L December 23, 1999 1–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1999–2000) 16–15–4–1
37 W December 27, 1999 5–1 St. Louis Blues (1999–2000) 17–15–4–1
38 W December 29, 1999 4–2 Los Angeles Kings (1999–2000) 18–15–4–1
39 T January 3, 2000 2–2 OT Edmonton Oilers (1999–2000) 18–15–5–1
40 W January 5, 2000 4–0 Calgary Flames (1999–2000) 19–15–5–1
41 W January 7, 2000 4–1 Montreal Canadiens (1999–2000) 20–15–5–1
42 L January 9, 2000 3–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1999–2000) 20–16–5–1
43 W January 11, 2000 4–2 Nashville Predators (1999–2000) 21–16–5–1
44 W January 13, 2000 4–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1999–2000) 22–16–5–1
45 W January 15, 2000 3–1 Chicago Blackhawks (1999–2000) 23–16–5–1
46 W January 17, 2000 2–0 Phoenix Coyotes (1999–2000) 24–16–5–1
47 T January 19, 2000 0–0 OT San Jose Sharks (1999–2000) 24–16–6–1
48 T January 21, 2000 3–3 OT @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1999–2000) 24–16–7–1
49 L January 23, 2000 2–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1999–2000) 24–17–7–1
50 W January 25, 2000 4–3 @ San Jose Sharks (1999–2000) 25–17–7–1
51 L January 27, 2000 4–6 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1999–2000) 25–18–7–1
52 L January 29, 2000 0–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1999–2000) 25–19–7–1
53 W February 1, 2000 2–1 Vancouver Canucks (1999–2000) 26–19–7–1
54 T February 3, 2000 3–3 OT San Jose Sharks (1999–2000) 26–19–8–1
55 L February 8, 2000 0–2 Buffalo Sabres (1999–2000) 26–20–8–1
56 W February 10, 2000 3–2 Calgary Flames (1999–2000) 27–20–8–1
57 L February 13, 2000 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1999–2000) 27–21–8–1
58 L February 15, 2000 1–2 @ Washington Capitals (1999–2000) 27–22–8–1
59 T February 17, 2000 5–5 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1999–2000) 27–22–9–1
60 W February 18, 2000 4–2 @ New York Rangers (1999–2000) 28–22–9–1
61 L February 20, 2000 1–2 Dallas Stars (1999–2000) 28–23–9–1
62 L February 22, 2000 3–4 Atlanta Thrashers (1999–2000) 28–24–9–1
63 L February 25, 2000 2–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1999–2000) 28–25–9–1
64 T February 27, 2000 1–1 OT @ Dallas Stars (1999–2000) 28–25–10–1
65 L February 29, 2000 1–3 Edmonton Oilers (1999–2000) 28–26–10–1
66 W March 2, 2000 5–0 New Jersey Devils (1999–2000) 29–26–10–1
67 W March 4, 2000 4–1 Tampa Bay Lightning (1999–2000) 30–26–10–1
68 W March 7, 2000 8–3 @ Calgary Flames (1999–2000) 31–26–10–1
69 W March 10, 2000 4–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1999–2000) 32–26–10–1
70 W March 12, 2000 3–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1999–2000) 33–26–10–1
71 W March 14, 2000 4–2 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1999–2000) 34–26–10–1
72 T March 16, 2000 2–2 OT Nashville Predators (1999–2000) 34–26–11–1
73 L March 18, 2000 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1999–2000) 34–27–11–1
74 L March 20, 2000 2–3 Vancouver Canucks (1999–2000) 34–28–11–1
75 W March 23, 2000 4–2 @ Phoenix Coyotes (1999–2000) 35–28–11–1
76 W March 26, 2000 2–1 OT @ Dallas Stars (1999–2000) 36–28–11–1
77 W March 27, 2000 3–1 Chicago Blackhawks (1999–2000) 37–28–11–1
78 W March 29, 2000 3–2 Edmonton Oilers (1999–2000) 38–28–11–1
79 W April 2, 2000 3–2 OT Dallas Stars (1999–2000) 39–28–11–1
80 W April 5, 2000 3–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1999–2000) 40–28–11–1
81 W April 7, 2000 3–1 @ Calgary Flames (1999–2000) 41–28–11–1
82 W April 9, 2000 3–2 Detroit Red Wings (1999–2000) 42–28–11–1

Playoffs[edit]

Western Conference Quarterfinals: (3) Colorado Avalanche vs. (6) Phoenix Coyotes[edit]

Colorado won series 4–1


Western Conference Semifinals: (3) Colorado Avalanche vs. (4) Detroit Red Wings[edit]

Colorado won series 4–1


Western Conference Finals: (2) Dallas Stars vs. (3) Colorado Avalanche[edit]

Dallas won series 4–3


Player statistics[edit]

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Joe Sakic C 60 28 53 81 28 30 5 1 5
Milan Hejduk RW 82 36 36 72 16 14 13 0 9
Chris Drury C 82 20 47 67 42 8 7 0 2
Sandis Ozolinsh D 82 16 36 52 46 17 6 0 1
Alex Tanguay LW 76 17 34 51 22 6 5 0 3
Peter Forsberg C 49 14 37 51 52 9 3 0 2
Adam Deadmarsh RW 71 18 27 45 106 -10 5 0 4
Stephane Yelle C 79 8 14 22 28 9 0 1 1
Shjon Podein LW 75 11 8 19 29 12 0 1 3
Dave Reid LW 65 11 7 18 28 12 0 0 3
Brian Rolston C/RW 50 8 10 18 12 -6 1 0 3
Adam Foote D 59 5 13 18 98 5 1 0 2
Martin Skoula D 80 3 13 16 20 5 2 0 0
Ray Bourque D 14 8 6 14 6 9 7 0 0
Jon Klemm D 73 5 7 12 34 26 0 0 0
Chris Dingman LW 68 8 3 11 132 -2 2 0 1
Claude Lemieux RW 13 3 6 9 4 0 0 0 0
Eric Messier LW 61 3 6 9 24 0 1 0 0
Greg de Vries D 69 2 7 9 73 -7 0 0 0
Aaron Miller D 53 1 7 8 36 3 0 0 0
Alexei Gusarov D 34 2 2 4 10 -8 0 0 0
Dan Hinote RW 27 1 3 4 10 0 0 0 0
Serge Aubin LW 15 2 1 3 6 1 0 0 1
Dave Andreychuk LW 14 1 2 3 2 -9 1 0 1
Jeff Odgers RW 62 1 2 3 162 -7 0 0 1
Patrick Roy G 63 0 3 3 10 0 0 0 0
Marc Denis G 23 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0
Shean Donovan RW 18 1 0 1 8 -4 0 0 0
Christian Matte RW 5 0 1 1 4 -2 0 0 0
Sami Helenius D 33 0 0 0 46 -5 0 0 0
Ville Nieminen LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Smith D 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Rick Tabaracci G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brian Willsie RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Patrick Roy 3704 63 32 21 8 141 2.28 2 1640 1499 .914
Marc Denis 1203 23 9 8 3 51 2.54 3 618 567 .917
Rick Tabaracci 60 2 1 0 0 2 2.00 0 18 16 .889
Team: 4967 82 42 29 11 194 2.34 5 2276 2082 .915
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Peter Forsberg C 16 7 8 15 12 9 2 1 4
Adam Deadmarsh RW 17 4 11 15 21 7 1 0 1
Chris Drury C 17 4 10 14 4 7 1 0 2
Sandis Ozolinsh D 17 5 5 10 20 1 3 0 1
Milan Hejduk RW 17 5 4 9 6 -7 3 0 1
Joe Sakic C 17 2 7 9 8 -5 2 0 0
Ray Bourque D 13 1 8 9 8 4 0 0 0
Adam Foote D 16 0 7 7 28 6 0 0 0
Shjon Podein LW 17 5 0 5 8 4 0 0 1
Dave Andreychuk LW 17 3 2 5 18 -3 2 0 0
Dave Reid LW 17 1 3 4 0 4 0 0 0
Jon Klemm D 17 2 1 3 9 4 0 0 0
Alex Tanguay LW 17 2 1 3 2 -2 1 0 1
Stephane Yelle C 17 1 2 3 4 3 0 0 0
Aaron Miller D 17 1 1 2 6 4 0 0 0
Martin Skoula D 17 0 2 2 4 -3 0 0 0
Serge Aubin LW 17 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0
Eric Messier LW 14 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0
Patrick Roy G 17 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Greg de Vries D 5 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0
Jeff Odgers RW 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Patrick Roy 1039 17 11 6 31 1.79 3 431 400 .928
Team: 1039 17 11 6 31 1.79 3 431 400 .928

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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]

Team trophies[edit]

Player awards and trophies[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

March 6, 2000 To Colorado Avalanche
Ray Bourque, Dave Andreychuk[5]
To Boston Bruins
Brian Rolston, Martin Grenier, Samuel Pahlsson, First Round pick

Other transactions[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Colorado's draft picks at the 1999 NHL Entry Draft held at the FleetCenter in Boston, Massachusetts.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 25 Mikhail Kuleshov  Russia Severstal Cherepovets (Russia)
2 45 Martin Grenier  Canada Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
3 93 Branko Radivojevic  Slovakia Belleville Bulls (OHL)
4 112 Sanny Lindstrom  Sweden Huddinge IK (Sweden)
4 122 Kristian Kovac  Slovakia HC Kosice Jr. (Slovakia)
5 142 William Magnuson  United States Lake Superior State University (NCAA)
5 152 Jordan Krestanovich  Canada Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
6 158 Anders Lovdahl  Sweden HV71 (Sweden)
6 183 Riku Hahl  Finland HPK (Finland)
7 212 Radim Vrbata  Czech Republic Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)
8 240 Jeff Finger  United States Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Roy, winning, nothing else, p436 , by Michel Roy, translated by Charles Phillips, 2008, John Wiley & Sons, Mississauga, ON, ISBN 978-0-470-15616-2
  2. ^ Patrick Roy, winning, nothing else, p.436 , by Michel Roy, translated by Charles Phillips, 2008, John Wiley & Sons, Mississauga, ON, ISBN 978-0-470-15616-2
  3. ^ "1999-2000 Conference Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". NHL.
  4. ^ "1999–2000 Colorado Avalanche Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-07-10.
  5. ^ Patrick Roy, winning, nothing else, p.438, by Michel Roy, translated by Charles Phillips, 2008, John Wiley & Sons, Mississauga, ON, ISBN 978-0-470-15616-2

General[edit]