2000–01 Atlanta Thrashers season

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2000–01 Atlanta Thrashers
Division 4th Southeast
Conference 13th Eastern
2000–01 record 23–45–12
Team information
General Manager Don Waddell
Coach Curt Fraser
Captain Steve Staios
Arena Philips Arena
Team leaders
Goals Donald Audette (32)
Assists Ray Ferraro (47)
Points Ray Ferraro (76)

The 2000–01 Atlanta Thrashers season was the team's second season of competition in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Thrashers finished fourth in the Southeast Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Thrashers struggled on the penalty kill during the regular season, allowing a league-high 90 power-play goals, and finishing 30th overall in penalty-kill percentage, at 77.94%.[1]

Final standings[edit]

Southeast Division[2]
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 3 Washington Capitals 82 41 27 10 4 233 211 96
2 8 Carolina Hurricanes 82 38 32 9 3 212 225 88
3 12 Florida Panthers 82 22 38 13 9 200 246 66
4 13 Atlanta Thrashers 82 23 45 12 2 211 289 60
5 14 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 24 47 6 5 201 280 59

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 Z- New Jersey Devils AT 82 48 19 12 3 295 195 111
2 Y- Ottawa Senators NE 82 41 27 10 4 274 205 109
3 Y- Washington Capitals SE 82 41 27 10 4 233 211 96
4 X- Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 43 25 11 3 240 207 100
5 X- Buffalo Sabres NE 82 46 30 5 1 218 184 98
6 X- Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 42 28 9 3 281 256 96
7 X- Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 37 29 11 5 232 207 90
8 X- Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 38 32 9 3 212 225 88
8.5
9 Boston Bruins NE 82 36 30 8 8 227 249 88
10 New York Rangers AT 82 33 43 5 1 250 290 72
11 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 28 40 8 6 206 232 70
12 Florida Panthers SE 82 22 38 13 9 200 246 66
13 Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 23 45 12 2 211 289 60
14 Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 24 47 6 5 201 280 59
15 New York Islanders AT 82 21 51 7 3 185 268 52

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

Z- Clinched Conference; Y- Clinched Division; X- Clinched Playoff spot


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 7, 2000 1–2 New York Rangers (2000–01) 0–1–0–0
2 T October 11, 2000 3–3 OT Washington Capitals (2000–01) 0–1–1–0
3 L October 15, 2000 2–5 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 0–2–1–0
4 T October 17, 2000 3–3 OT New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 0–2–2–0
5 L October 20, 2000 3–5 New York Islanders (2000–01) 0–3–2–0
6 T October 21, 2000 6–6 OT @ Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 0–3–3–0
7 W October 25, 2000 3–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (2000–01) 1–3–3–0
8 T October 27, 2000 1–1 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (2000–01) 1–3–4–0
9 T October 28, 2000 2–2 OT @ San Jose Sharks (2000–01) 1–3–5–0
10 L November 2, 2000 2–5 Los Angeles Kings (2000–01) 1–4–5–0
11 W November 4, 2000 8–3 @ Boston Bruins (2000–01) 2–4–5–0
12 L November 6, 2000 2–3 Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 2–5–5–0
13 T November 12, 2000 2–2 OT @ Washington Capitals (2000–01) 2–5–6–0
14 W November 13, 2000 4–1 @ Florida Panthers (2000–01) 3–5–6–0
15 W November 15, 2000 1–0 Nashville Predators (2000–01) 4–5–6–0
16 OTL November 17, 2000 2–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 4–5–6–1
17 L November 18, 2000 1–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 4–6–6–1
18 L November 22, 2000 2–8 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 4–7–6–1
19 L November 23, 2000 0–6 Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 4–8–6–1
20 W November 25, 2000 2–1 Washington Capitals (2000–01) 5–8–6–1
21 L November 27, 2000 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 5–9–6–1
22 L November 29, 2000 4–6 Detroit Red Wings (2000–01) 5–10–6–1
23 W December 1, 2000 5–3 Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 6–10–6–1
24 W December 2, 2000 2–1 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2000–01) 7–10–6–1
25 W December 4, 2000 5–4 Boston Bruins (2000–01) 8–10–6–1
26 L December 6, 2000 3–5 Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 8–11–6–1
27 W December 8, 2000 4–3 OT Florida Panthers (2000–01) 9–11–6–1
28 W December 9, 2000 5–2 @ New York Islanders (2000–01) 10–11–6–1
29 L December 11, 2000 0–4 @ New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 10–12–6–1
30 W December 13, 2000 3–1 Chicago Blackhawks (2000–01) 11–12–6–1
31 L December 15, 2000 3–6 St. Louis Blues (2000–01) 11–13–6–1
32 W December 19, 2000 7–6 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (2000–01) 12–13–6–1
33 W December 20, 2000 4–2 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2000–01) 13–13–6–1
34 L December 22, 2000 1–5 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2000–01) 13–14–6–1
35 W December 26, 2000 5–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 14–14–6–1
36 W December 28, 2000 4–1 @ New York Rangers (2000–01) 15–14–6–1
37 L December 29, 2000 2–5 @ New York Islanders (2000–01) 15–15–6–1
38 L January 1, 2001 2–4 @ Washington Capitals (2000–01) 15–16–6–1
39 T January 3, 2001 1–1 OT @ Minnesota Wild (2000–01) 15–16–7–1
40 L January 5, 2001 4–6 Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 15–17–7–1
41 T January 6, 2001 2–2 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 15–17–8–1
42 L January 10, 2001 2–3 Dallas Stars (2000–01) 15–18–8–1
43 L January 12, 2001 0–3 Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 15–19–8–1
44 L January 13, 2001 1–4 @ Washington Capitals (2000–01) 15–20–8–1
45 L January 17, 2001 2–5 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2000–01) 15–21–8–1
46 L January 20, 2001 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 15–22–8–1
47 T January 21, 2001 4–4 OT New York Islanders (2000–01) 15–22–9–1
48 L January 23, 2001 3–4 @ Nashville Predators (2000–01) 15–23–9–1
49 OTL January 25, 2001 1–2 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 15–23–9–2
50 L January 27, 2001 1–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 15–24–9–2
51 W January 29, 2001 7–2 @ New York Rangers (2000–01) 16–24–9–2
52 L January 30, 2001 3–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 16–25–9–2
53 L February 1, 2001 1–3 Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 16–26–9–2
54 L February 7, 2001 1–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 16–27–9–2
55 W February 9, 2001 5–1 Boston Bruins (2000–01) 17–27–9–2
56 L February 10, 2001 3–7 Florida Panthers (2000–01) 17–28–9–2
57 W February 13, 2001 5–4 Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 18–28–9–2
58 L February 15, 2001 1–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 18–29–9–2
59 L February 17, 2001 1–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 18–30–9–2
60 L February 21, 2001 3–6 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 18–31–9–2
61 L February 23, 2001 0–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2000–01) 18–32–9–2
62 L February 25, 2001 2–5 @ Colorado Avalanche (2000–01) 18–33–9–2
63 T February 27, 2001 1–1 OT Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 18–33–10–2
64 W March 2, 2001 4–3 @ Florida Panthers (2000–01) 19–33–10–2
65 T March 3, 2001 2–2 OT Florida Panthers (2000–01) 19–33–11–2
66 L March 6, 2001 2–4 Colorado Avalanche (2000–01) 19–34–11–2
67 L March 8, 2001 3–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 19–35–11–2
68 W March 10, 2001 7–5 @ Boston Bruins (2000–01) 20–35–11–2
69 T March 11, 2001 3–3 OT Calgary Flames (2000–01) 20–35–12–2
70 L March 14, 2001 1–8 @ Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 20–36–12–2
71 L March 16, 2001 0–3 Columbus Blue Jackets (2000–01) 20–37–12–2
72 L March 18, 2001 3–5 Vancouver Canucks (2000–01) 20–38–12–2
73 L March 21, 2001 3–4 Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 20–39–12–2
74 W March 22, 2001 2–0 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 21–39–12–2
75 W March 24, 2001 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 22–39–12–2
76 L March 26, 2001 0–4 Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 22–40–12–2
77 L March 28, 2001 2–4 New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 22–41–12–2
78 L March 30, 2001 0–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 22–42–12–2
79 L April 1, 2001 2–4 New York Rangers (2000–01) 22–43–12–2
80 W April 3, 2001 5–2 Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 23–43–12–2
81 L April 5, 2001 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (2000–01) 23–44–12–2
82 L April 6, 2001 2–3 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 23–45–12–2

Playoffs[edit]

The Thrashers failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Ferraro, RayRay Ferraro C 81 29 47 76 91 -11 11 0 2
Audette, DonaldDonald Audette RW 64 32 39 71 64 -3 13 1 2
Brunette, AndrewAndrew Brunette LW 77 15 44 59 26 -5 6 0 4
Stefan, PatrikPatrik Stefan C 66 10 21 31 22 -3 0 0 1
Guolla, SteveSteve Guolla C 63 12 16 28 23 -6 2 0 3
Domenichelli, HnatHnat Domenichelli LW 63 15 12 27 18 -9 4 0 1
Kallio, TomiTomi Kallio LW 56 14 13 27 22 -3 2 0 2
Donovan, SheanShean Donovan RW 63 12 11 23 47 -14 1 3 1
Staios, SteveSteve Staios D 70 9 13 22 137 -23 4 0 0
Svartvadet, PerPer Svartvadet C 69 10 11 21 20 -6 0 2 1
Slegr, JiriJiri Slegr D 33 3 16 19 36 -1 2 0 0
Tamer, ChrisChris Tamer D 82 4 13 17 128 -1 0 1 1
Karlsson, AndreasAndreas Karlsson C 60 5 11 16 16 -2 0 1 0
Kaberle, FrantisekFrantisek Kaberle D 51 4 11 15 18 11 1 0 1
Murphy, GordGord Murphy D 27 3 11 14 12 -11 2 0 0
Odgers, JeffJeff Odgers RW 82 6 7 13 226 -8 0 0 1
Tremblay, YannickYannick Tremblay D 46 4 8 12 30 -6 1 0 1
Sylvester, DeanDean Sylvester RW 43 5 6 11 8 -16 1 0 0
Sarault, YvesYves Sarault LW 20 5 4 9 26 -9 2 0 0
Vasiljevs, HerbertHerbert Vasiljevs RW 21 4 5 9 14 -11 2 0 1
Lambert, DennyDenny Lambert LW 67 1 7 8 215 -5 0 0 0
Kohn, LadislavLadislav Kohn RW 26 3 4 7 44 -12 0 1 0
Tapper, BradBrad Tapper RW 16 2 3 5 6 1 0 0 0
Skopintsev, AndreiAndrei Skopintsev D 17 1 3 4 16 -7 0 0 1
Clark, BrettBrett Clark D 28 1 2 3 14 -12 0 0 0
Skalde, JarrodJarrod Skalde C 19 1 2 3 20 -8 0 0 0
Vyshedkevich, SergeiSergei Vyshedkevich D 23 1 2 3 14 -7 0 0 0
Joseph, ChrisChris Joseph D 19 0 3 3 20 -7 0 0 0
Burt, AdamAdam Burt D 27 0 2 2 27 2 0 0 0
Adams, BryanBryan Adams C 9 0 1 1 2 -4 0 0 0
Harlock, DavidDavid Harlock D 65 0 1 1 62 -28 0 0 0
Buzek, PetrPetr Buzek D 5 0 0 0 8 2 0 0 0
Fankhouser, ScottScott Fankhouser G 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Hnilicka, MilanMilan Hnilicka G 36 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Hordichuk, DarcyDarcy Hordichuk LW 11 0 0 0 38 -3 0 0 0
Maracle, NormNorm Maracle G 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pothier, BrianBrian Pothier D 3 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes G 38 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0
Snyder, DanDan Snyder C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vigier, J.P.J.P. Vigier RW 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Hnilicka, MilanMilan Hnilicka 1879 36 12 19 2 105 3.35 2 951 846 .890
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes 2072 38 7 19 7 116 3.36 0 1129 1013 .897
Fankhouser, ScottScott Fankhouser 260 7 2 1 0 16 3.69 0 160 144 .900
Maracle, NormNorm Maracle 753 13 2 8 3 43 3.43 0 406 363 .894
Team: 4964 82 23 47 12 280 3.38 2 2646 2366 .894

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes; PPG=Power-play goals; SHG=Short-handed goals; GWG=Game-winning goals
      MIN=Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T/OT = Ties/Overtime Losses; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; SO = Shutouts; SA=Shots Against; SV=Shots saved; SV% = Save Percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

None

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_2001.html
  2. ^ "2000-2001 Division Standings". NHL.com. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2000–2001 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "2000-01 Atlanta Thrashers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-02.