2001–02 New York Islanders season

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2001–02 New York Islanders
Division 2nd Atlantic
Conference 5th Eastern
2001–02 record 42–28–8
Goals for 239
Goals against 220
Team information
General Manager Mike Milbury
Coach Peter Laviolette
Captain Michael Peca
Arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Average attendance 14,548 (89.6%)
Team leaders
Goals Alexei Yashin (32)
Assists Alexei Yashin (43)
Points Alexei Yashin (75)
Penalties in minutes Eric Cairns (176)
Wins Chris Osgood (32)
Goals against average Chris Osgood (2.50)

The 2001–02 New York Islanders season was the 30th season in the franchise's history. This season saw the Islanders finish in second place in the Atlantic Division with a record of 42 wins, 28 losses, eight ties and four overtime losses for 96 points. They qualified for the playoffs as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference, but lost their first-round playoff series to the Toronto Maple Leafs in seven games.

Off-season[edit]

Newly acquired forward Michael Peca is named team captain.

Regular season[edit]

The Islanders scored the most shorthanded goals during the regular season, with 17.[1]

Final standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 2 Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 27 10 3 234 192 97
2 5 New York Islanders 82 42 28 8 4 239 220 96
3 6 New Jersey Devils 82 41 28 9 4 205 187 95
4 11 New York Rangers 82 36 38 4 4 227 258 80
5 12 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 28 41 8 5 198 249 69

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[2]
R Div GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 Z- Boston Bruins NE 82 43 24 6 9 236 201 101
2 Y- Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 42 27 10 3 234 192 97
3 Y- Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 35 26 16 5 217 217 91
4 X- Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 43 25 10 4 249 207 100
5 X- New York Islanders AT 82 42 28 8 4 239 220 96
6 X- New Jersey Devils AT 82 41 28 9 4 205 187 95
7 X- Ottawa Senators NE 82 39 27 9 7 243 208 94
8 X- Montreal Canadiens NE 82 36 31 12 3 207 209 87
8.5
9 Washington Capitals SE 82 36 33 11 2 228 240 85
10 Buffalo Sabres NE 82 35 35 11 2 213 200 82
11 New York Rangers AT 82 36 38 4 4 227 258 80
12 Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 28 41 8 5 198 249 69
13 Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 27 40 11 4 178 219 69
14 Florida Panthers SE 82 22 44 10 6 180 250 60
15 Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 19 47 11 5 187 288 54

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

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


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 5, 2001 3–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 1–0–0–0
2 W October 6, 2001 3–0 @ Florida Panthers (2001–02) 2–0–0–0
3 W October 10, 2001 6–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 3–0–0–0
4 W October 11, 2001 6–4 @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 4–0–0–0
5 L October 13, 2001 4–5 OT Detroit Red Wings (2001–02) 4–0–0–1
6 W October 17, 2001 4–0 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 5–0–0–1
7 W October 18, 2001 2–1 OT Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 6–0–0–1
8 T October 20, 2001 2–2 OT San Jose Sharks (2001–02) 6–0–1–1
9 W October 26, 2001 3–2 OT @ Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 7–0–1–1
10 W October 28, 2001 3–2 OT Dallas Stars (2001–02) 8–0–1–1
11 W October 30, 2001 3–2 Florida Panthers (2001–02) 9–0–1–1
12 L November 2, 2001 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (2001–02) 9–1–1–1
13 W November 3, 2001 2–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 10–1–1–1
14 W November 6, 2001 3–0 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 11–1–1–1
15 L November 8, 2001 2–6 New York Rangers (2001–02) 11–2–1–1
16 L November 10, 2001 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 11–3–1–1
17 T November 14, 2001 3–3 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 11–3–2–1
18 L November 16, 2001 0–1 @ Colorado Avalanche (2001–02) 11–4–2–1
19 L November 17, 2001 1–6 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2001–02) 11–5–2–1
20 W November 19, 2001 3–2 @ Dallas Stars (2001–02) 12–5–2–1
21 W November 21, 2001 5–4 Colorado Avalanche (2001–02) 13–5–2–1
22 W November 23, 2001 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 14–5–2–1
23 W November 24, 2001 5–3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2001–02) 15–5–2–1
24 T November 27, 2001 5–5 OT Washington Capitals (2001–02) 15–5–3–1
25 T November 29, 2001 1–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 15–5–4–1
26 L December 1, 2001 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 15–6–4–1
27 L December 4, 2001 2–3 Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 15–7–4–1
28 W December 6, 2001 2–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 16–7–4–1
29 L December 7, 2001 3–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2001–02) 16–8–4–1
30 T December 11, 2001 2–2 OT Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 16–8–5–1
31 L December 12, 2001 2–3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 16–8–5–2
32 L December 15, 2001 1–3 Florida Panthers (2001–02) 16–9–5–2
33 W December 18, 2001 4–1 Edmonton Oilers (2001–02) 17–9–5–2
34 W December 21, 2001 2–1 @ New York Rangers (2001–02) 18–9–5–2
35 L December 22, 2001 2–4 Boston Bruins (2001–02) 18–10–5–2
36 L December 27, 2001 2–5 @ Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 18–11–5–2
37 W December 29, 2001 6–5 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 19–11–5–2
38 L January 1, 2002 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (2001–02) 19–12–5–2
39 W January 3, 2002 4–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 20–12–5–2
40 L January 5, 2002 0–3 Los Angeles Kings (2001–02) 20–13–5–2
41 W January 6, 2002 3–2 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 21–13–5–2
42 L January 8, 2002 2–5 Calgary Flames (2001–02) 21–14–5–2
43 L January 10, 2002 0–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 21–15–5–2
44 W January 12, 2002 5–4 @ Boston Bruins (2001–02) 22–15–5–2
45 W January 15, 2002 3–1 @ Calgary Flames (2001–02) 23–15–5–2
46 L January 17, 2002 2–3 @ San Jose Sharks (2001–02) 23–16–5–2
47 W January 19, 2002 3–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (2001–02) 24–16–5–2
48 L January 22, 2002 4–5 New York Rangers (2001–02) 24–17–5–2
49 L January 24, 2002 4–5 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 24–17–5–3
50 W January 26, 2002 6–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 25–17–5–3
51 L January 29, 2002 1–3 New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 25–18–5–3
52 W January 30, 2002 6–3 @ New York Rangers (2001–02) 26–18–5–3
53 T February 4, 2002 6–6 OT @ Florida Panthers (2001–02) 26–18–6–3
54 W February 5, 2002 4–3 St. Louis Blues (2001–02) 27–18–6–3
55 W February 7, 2002 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 28–18–6–3
56 L February 10, 2002 3–4 @ Minnesota Wild (2001–02) 28–19–6–3
57 W February 12, 2002 1–0 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 29–19–6–3
58 T February 26, 2002 3–3 OT Boston Bruins (2001–02) 29–19–7–3
59 L March 1, 2002 3–4 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 29–20–7–3
60 W March 2, 2002 4–1 Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 30–20–7–3
61 L March 4, 2002 2–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 30–21–7–3
62 L March 7, 2002 0–5 Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 30–22–7–3
63 L March 8, 2002 2–4 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2001–02) 30–23–7–3
64 W March 10, 2002 6–1 Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 31–23–7–3
65 W March 12, 2002 3–0 @ Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 32–23–7–3
66 L March 13, 2002 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 32–24–7–3
67 L March 16, 2002 3–4 @ Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 32–25–7–3
68 L March 19, 2002 2–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 32–25–7–4
69 W March 21, 2002 3–2 Vancouver Canucks (2001–02) 33–25–7–4
70 W March 23, 2002 2–1 Minnesota Wild (2001–02) 34–25–7–4
71 W March 25, 2002 4–2 New York Rangers (2001–02) 35–25–7–4
72 L March 27, 2002 1–4 Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 35–26–7–4
73 W March 28, 2002 5–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 36–26–7–4
74 L March 30, 2002 2–4 @ Washington Capitals (2001–02) 36–27–7–4
75 W April 1, 2002 4–2 New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 37–27–7–4
76 T April 3, 2002 1–1 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 37–27–8–4
77 W April 4, 2002 2–1 OT @ Boston Bruins (2001–02) 38–27–8–4
78 W April 6, 2002 5–4 Washington Capitals (2001–02) 39–27–8–4
79 L April 8, 2002 1–2 Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 39–28–8–4
80 W April 11, 2002 5–2 @ Nashville Predators (2001–02) 40–28–8–4
81 W April 12, 2002 3–1 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 41–28–8–4
82 W April 14, 2002 3–1 Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 42–28–8–4

Playoffs[edit]

Round 1: NY Islanders vs. Toronto

Game 1: NY Islanders 1 Toronto 3

Game 2: NY Islanders 0 Toronto 2

Game 3: Toronto 1 NY Islanders 6

Game 4: Toronto 3 NY Islanders 4

Game 5: NY Islanders 3 Toronto 6

Game 6: Toronto 3 NY Islanders 5

Game 7: NY Islanders 2 Toronto 4

Leafs win series 4-3, move on to Semifinals

Roster[edit]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
3 Canada Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D R 29 2001 Ottawa, Ontario
17 United States Bates, ShawnShawn Bates LW R 27 2001 Melrose, Massachusetts
55 United States Blake, JasonJason Blake C L 28 2000 Moorhead, Minnesota
33 Canada Cairns, EricEric Cairns D L 27 1998 Oakville, Ontario
18 United States Cummins, JimJim Cummins RW R 32 2001 Dearborn, Michigan
21 Poland Czerkawski, MariuszMariusz Czerkawski RW L 30 1997 Radomsko, Poland
14 United States Donato, TedTed Donato LW L 33 2001 Boston, Massachusetts
41 Canada Giroux, RayRay Giroux D L 25 1999 North Bay, Ontario
7 Canada Haller, KevinKevin Haller D L 31 2000 Trochu, Alberta
4 Czechoslovakia Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D L 28 2000 Zlín, Czechoslovakia
15 Canada Isbister, BradBrad Isbister LW R 25 1999 Edmonton, Alberta
29 Sweden Jonsson, KennyKenny Jonsson D L 27 1995 Ängelholm, Sweden
14 Soviet Union Kharitonov, AlexanderAlexander Kharitonov LW R 26 2001 Moscow, Russia
45 Finland Kiprusoff, MarkoMarko Kiprusoff D R 30 2001 Turku, Finland
25 Czechoslovakia Kolnik, JurajJuraj Kolnik RW R 21 2000 Nitra, Czechoslovakia
25 Soviet Union Korolev, EvgenyEvgeny Korolev D L 23 1999 Moscow, Russia
28 Canada Krog, JasonJason Krog C R 26 1999 Fernie, British Columbia
12 Soviet Union Kvasha, OlegOleg Kvasha LW R 23 2001 Moscow, Russia
13 Canada Lapointe, ClaudeClaude Lapointe C L 33 1998 Lachine, Quebec
10 Sweden Lindgren, MatsMats Lindgren LW L 27 1998 Skelleftea, Sweden
24 Czechoslovakia Martinek, RadekRadek Martinek D R 25 2001 Havlíčkův Brod, Czechoslovakia
2 Czechoslovakia Mezei, BranislavBranislav Mezei D L 21 2000 Nitra, Czechoslovakia
11 United States Miller, KipKip Miller C L 33 2001 Lansing, Michigan
35 Canada Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G L 29 2001 Peace River, Alberta
37 United States Parrish, MarkMark Parrish RW R 25 2000 Bloomington, Minnesota
27 Canada Peca, MichaelMichael Peca (C) C R 28 2001 Toronto, Ontario
56 Canada Podollan, JasonJason Podollan RW R 26 2001 Vernon, British Columbia
51 Canada Roche, DaveDave Roche LW L 27 2001 Lindsay, Ontario
38 Canada Scatchard, DaveDave Scatchard RW R 26 1999 Hinton, Alberta
39 Canada Schultz, RayRay Schultz D L 25 1998 Red Deer, Alberta
30 United States Snow, GarthGarth Snow G L 32 2001 Wrentham, Massachusetts
6 Canada Sutton, KenKen Sutton D L 32 2001 Edmonton, Alberta
47 Sweden Tarnstrom, DickDick Tarnstrom D L 27 1994 Sundbyberg, Sweden
16 Canada Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres LW L 20 2000 Toronto, Ontario
46 Finland Tuomainen, MarkoMarko Tuomainen RW R 30 2001 Kuopio, Finland
28 Canada Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D L 29 2001 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
20 Canada Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW R 27 1998 Peterborough, Ontario
79 Soviet Union Yashin, AlexeiAlexei Yashin C R 28 2001 Sverdlovsk, Ukraine

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Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Yashin, AlexeiAlexei Yashin C 78 32 43 75 25 -3 15 0 5
Parrish, MarkMark Parrish RW 78 30 30 60 32 10 9 1 6
Peca, MichaelMichael Peca C 80 25 35 60 62 19 3 6 5
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 71 17 35 52 30 18 1 4 4
Czerkawski, MariuszMariusz Czerkawski RW 82 22 29 51 48 -8 6 0 6
Isbister, BradBrad Isbister LW 79 17 21 38 113 1 4 0 2
Kvasha, OlegOleg Kvasha LW/C 71 13 25 38 80 -4 2 0 3
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 70 11 26 37 78 7 4 1 1
Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D 81 12 22 34 62 23 7 0 1
Jonsson, KennyKenny Jonsson D 76 10 22 32 26 15 2 1 0
Scatchard, DaveDave Scatchard C 80 12 15 27 111 -4 3 1 4
Miller, KipKip Miller C 37 7 17 24 6 2 2 0 1
Lapointe, ClaudeClaude Lapointe LW/C 80 9 12 21 60 -9 0 3 0
Tarnstrom, DickDick Tarnstrom D 62 3 16 19 38 -12 0 0 0
Blake, JasonJason Blake C 82 8 10 18 36 -11 0 0 1
Lindgren, MatsMats Lindgren C/LW 59 3 12 15 16 0 0 0 1
Cairns, EricEric Cairns D 74 2 5 7 176 -2 0 0 1
Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW 60 2 4 6 104 0 0 0 0
Kiprusoff, MarkoMarko Kiprusoff D 27 0 6 6 4 0 0 0 0
Martinek, RadekRadek Martinek D 23 1 4 5 16 5 0 0 1
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G 66 0 4 4 10 0 0 0 0
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D 14 1 2 3 16 6 0 0 0
Kolnik, JurajJuraj Kolnik RW 7 2 0 2 0 -2 1 0 0
Korolev, EvgenyEvgeny Korolev D 17 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0
Mezei, BranislavBranislav Mezei D 24 0 2 2 12 2 0 0 0
Sutton, KenKen Sutton D 21 0 2 2 8 -5 0 0 0
Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres LW 14 0 1 1 6 2 0 0 0
Cummins, JimJim Cummins RW 10 0 0 0 31 -5 0 0 0
Donato, TedTed Donato LW 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Giroux, RayRay Giroux D 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Haller, KevinKevin Haller D 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Kharitonov, AlexanderAlexander Kharitonov LW 5 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Krog, JasonJason Krog C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Podollan, JasonJason Podollan RW 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Roche, DaveDave Roche LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Schultz, RayRay Schultz D 2 0 0 0 5 -1 0 0 0
Snow, GarthGarth Snow G 25 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0
Tuomainen, MarkoMarko Tuomainen RW 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood 3743 66 32 25 6 156 2.50 4 1727 1571 .910
Snow, GarthGarth Snow 1217 25 10 7 2 55 2.71 2 549 494 .900
Team: 4960 82 42 32 8 211 2.55 6 2276 2065 .907

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Yashin, AlexeiAlexei Yashin C 7 3 4 7 2 -2 1 0 0
Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D 7 2 5 7 4 -1 2 0 0
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 7 1 6 7 6 -6 0 0 0
Miller, KipKip Miller C 7 4 2 6 2 -2 2 0 1
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 7 2 4 6 11 -5 1 0 1
Czerkawski, MariuszMariusz Czerkawski RW 7 2 2 4 4 -3 1 0 0
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D 7 0 4 4 8 -5 0 0 0
Parrish, MarkMark Parrish RW 7 2 1 3 6 -6 2 0 0
Jonsson, KennyKenny Jonsson D 5 1 2 3 4 -2 1 0 0
Hunter, TrentTrent Hunter RW 4 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
Isbister, BradBrad Isbister LW 3 1 1 2 17 0 1 0 1
Scatchard, DaveDave Scatchard C 7 1 1 2 22 -2 0 0 0
Peca, MichaelMichael Peca C 5 1 0 1 2 -5 0 0 0
Blake, JasonJason Blake C 7 0 1 1 13 -2 0 0 0
Kvasha, OlegOleg Kvasha LW/C 7 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0
Cairns, EricEric Cairns D 7 0 0 0 15 -2 0 0 0
Cummins, JimJim Cummins RW 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
Korolev, EvgenyEvgeny Korolev D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lapointe, ClaudeClaude Lapointe LW/C 7 0 0 0 14 -2 0 0 0
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Schultz, RayRay Schultz D 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
Snow, GarthGarth Snow G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tarnstrom, DickDick Tarnstrom D 5 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW 7 0 0 0 12 1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood 392 7 3 4 17 2.60 0 193 176 .912
Snow, GarthGarth Snow 26 1 0 0 2 4.62 0 19 17 .895
Team: 418 7 3 4 19 2.73 0 212 193 .910

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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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_2002.html
  2. ^ "2001–2002 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-Jul-05.
  4. ^ "2001-02 New York Islanders Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-15. 

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