2002–03 New York Islanders season

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2002–03 New York Islanders
Division 3rd Atlantic
Conference 8th Eastern
2002–03 record 35–34–11–2
Goals for 224
Goals against 231
Team information
General Manager Mike Milbury
Coach Peter Laviolette
Captain Michael Peca
Arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Average attendance 14,930 (92.0%)

The 2002–03 New York Islanders season was the 31st season in the franchise's history.

Off-season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 2 New Jersey Devils 82 46 20 10 6 216 166 108
2 4 Philadelphia Flyers 82 45 20 13 4 211 166 107
3 8 New York Islanders 82 35 34 11 2 224 231 83
4 9 New York Rangers 82 32 36 10 4 210 231 78
5 14 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 27 44 6 5 189 255 65

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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 P- Ottawa Senators NE 82 52 21 8 1 263 182 113
2 Y- New Jersey Devils AT 82 46 20 10 6 216 166 108
3 Y- Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 36 25 16 5 219 210 93
4 X- Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 45 20 13 4 211 166 107
5 X- Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 44 28 7 3 236 208 98
6 X- Washington Capitals SE 82 39 29 8 6 224 220 92
7 X- Boston Bruins NE 82 36 31 11 4 245 237 87
8 X- New York Islanders AT 82 35 34 11 2 224 231 83
8.5
9 New York Rangers AT 82 32 36 10 4 210 231 78
10 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 30 35 8 9 206 234 77
11 Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 31 39 7 5 226 284 74
12 Buffalo Sabres NE 82 27 37 10 8 190 219 72
13 Florida Panthers SE 82 24 36 13 9 176 237 70
14 Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 27 44 6 5 189 255 65
15 Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 22 43 11 6 171 240 61

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

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


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 10, 2002 1–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 0–1–0–0
2 L October 12, 2002 1–2 Washington Capitals (2002–03) 0–2–0–0
3 W October 15, 2002 4–3 OT Nashville Predators (2002–03) 1–2–0–0
4 T October 17, 2002 3–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 1–2–1–0
5 W October 19, 2002 5–4 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 2–2–1–0
6 L October 22, 2002 1–4 Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 2–3–1–0
7 W October 24, 2002 5–3 Florida Panthers (2002–03) 3–3–1–0
8 L October 26, 2002 2–6 Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 3–4–1–0
9 L October 29, 2002 2–3 Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 3–5–1–0
10 L October 30, 2002 2–4 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 3–6–1–0
11 L November 2, 2002 1–6 St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 3–7–1–0
12 L November 4, 2002 2–4 Calgary Flames (2002–03) 3–8–1–0
13 L November 7, 2002 0–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 3–9–1–0
14 W November 8, 2002 4–2 Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 4–9–1–0
15 W November 10, 2002 3–2 Dallas Stars (2002–03) 5–9–1–0
16 L November 12, 2002 3–5 Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 5–10–1–0
17 L November 14, 2002 1–4 @ Boston Bruins (2002–03) 5–11–1–0
18 W November 16, 2002 3–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 6–11–1–0
19 T November 20, 2002 3–3 OT @ Florida Panthers (2002–03) 6–11–2–0
20 W November 21, 2002 7–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 7–11–2–0
21 W November 23, 2002 3–1 @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 8–11–2–0
22 T November 27, 2002 2–2 OT Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 8–11–3–0
23 L November 29, 2002 2–4 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 8–12–3–0
24 L November 30, 2002 2–4 @ Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 8–13–3–0
25 W December 3, 2002 2–1 Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 9–13–3–0
26 W December 6, 2002 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 10–13–3–0
27 W December 7, 2002 6–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 11–13–3–0
28 L December 10, 2002 2–3 Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 11–14–3–0
29 T December 13, 2002 3–3 OT @ Florida Panthers (2002–03) 11–14–4–0
30 L December 14, 2002 3–4 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 11–15–4–0
31 T December 17, 2002 2–2 OT Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 11–15–5–0
32 W December 19, 2002 4–2 @ Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 12–15–5–0
33 L December 21, 2002 1–3 Washington Capitals (2002–03) 12–16–5–0
34 W December 23, 2002 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 13–16–5–0
35 W December 28, 2002 3–0 Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 14–16–5–0
36 W December 30, 2002 2–1 OT Florida Panthers (2002–03) 15–16–5–0
37 W December 31, 2002 1–0 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 16–16–5–0
38 W January 3, 2003 8–4 Boston Bruins (2002–03) 17–16–5–0
39 OTL January 4, 2003 2–3 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 17–16–5–1
40 W January 7, 2003 6–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 18–16–5–1
41 L January 9, 2003 0–4 Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 18–17–5–1
42 W January 11, 2003 7–3 Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 19–17–5–1
43 OTL January 13, 2003 3–4 OT @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 19–17–5–2
44 L January 15, 2003 0–5 @ New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 19–18–5–2
45 W January 16, 2003 3–2 OT @ St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 20–18–5–2
46 W January 19, 2003 4–1 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 21–18–5–2
47 L January 21, 2003 0–5 New York Rangers (2002–03) 21–19–5–2
48 W January 24, 2003 3–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 22–19–5–2
49 L January 25, 2003 1–4 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 22–20–5–2
50 W January 28, 2003 5–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 23–20–5–2
51 W January 30, 2003 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 24–20–5–2
52 L February 4, 2003 1–2 Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 24–21–5–2
53 L February 7, 2003 0–3 @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 24–22–5–2
54 W February 8, 2003 3–1 Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 25–22–5–2
55 W February 11, 2003 6–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 26–22–5–2
56 L February 13, 2003 0–2 @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 26–23–5–2
57 W February 15, 2003 3–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 27–23–5–2
58 T February 17, 2003 2–2 OT @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 27–23–6–2
59 W February 19, 2003 3–0 @ San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 28–23–6–2
60 W February 21, 2003 4–1 Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 29–23–6–2
61 T February 23, 2003 4–4 OT Boston Bruins (2002–03) 29–23–7–2
62 L February 25, 2003 2–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 29–24–7–2
63 T February 27, 2003 3–3 OT New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 29–24–8–2
64 W March 1, 2003 2–1 OT Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 30–24–8–2
65 T March 3, 2003 1–1 OT @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 30–24–9–2
66 L March 4, 2003 1–3 Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 30–25–9–2
67 L March 6, 2003 1–4 @ Boston Bruins (2002–03) 30–26–9–2
68 L March 8, 2003 2–4 New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 30–27–9–2
69 L March 11, 2003 3–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 30–28–9–2
70 W March 13, 2003 5–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 31–28–9–2
71 W March 15, 2003 5–2 @ Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 32–28–9–2
72 L March 17, 2003 0–1 @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 32–29–9–2
73 T March 18, 2003 3–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 32–29–10–2
74 W March 20, 2003 6–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 33–29–10–2
75 L March 22, 2003 2–4 New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 33–30–10–2
76 W March 25, 2003 9–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 34–30–10–2
77 L March 28, 2003 2–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 34–31–10–2
78 L March 30, 2003 0–6 @ New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 34–32–10–2
79 T April 1, 2003 2–2 OT New York Rangers (2002–03) 34–32–11–2
80 L April 3, 2003 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 34–33–11–2
81 L April 5, 2003 2–3 Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 34–34–11–2
82 W April 6, 2003 2–1 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 35–34–11–2

Playoffs[edit]

The Islanders lost in the first round to the Ottawa Senators 4-1.

Round 1: Ottawa Senators vs. New York Islanders[edit]

Ottawa won series 4–1


Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Yashin, AlexeiAlexei Yashin C 81 26 39 65 32 -12 14 0 7
Blake, JasonJason Blake C 81 25 30 55 58 16 3 1 4
Parrish, MarkMark Parrish RW 81 23 25 48 28 -11 9 0 5
Scatchard, DaveDave Scatchard C 81 27 18 45 108 9 5 0 2
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 74 13 29 42 52 -9 1 6 1
Peca, MichaelMichael Peca C 66 13 29 42 43 -4 4 2 2
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 73 9 32 41 87 21 3 0 2
Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D 73 8 27 35 70 -5 5 0 1
Asham, ArronArron Asham RW 78 15 19 34 57 1 4 0 1
Wiemer, JasonJason Wiemer C 81 9 19 28 116 5 0 1 2
Kvasha, OlegOleg Kvasha LW/C 69 12 14 26 44 4 0 1 2
Jonsson, KennyKenny Jonsson D 71 8 18 26 24 -8 3 1 0
Isbister, BradBrad Isbister LW 53 10 13 23 34 -9 2 0 2
Weinhandl, MattiasMattias Weinhandl RW 47 6 17 23 10 -2 1 0 0
Timander, MattiasMattias Timander D 80 3 13 16 24 -2 0 0 1
Martinek, RadekRadek Martinek D 66 2 11 13 26 15 0 0 1
Lapointe, ClaudeClaude Lapointe LW/C 66 6 6 12 20 -3 0 0 1
Niinimaa, JanneJanne Niinimaa D 13 1 5 6 14 -2 1 0 0
Cairns, EricEric Cairns D 60 1 4 5 124 -7 0 0 0
Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres LW 17 0 5 5 10 0 0 0 0
Mapletoft, JustinJustin Mapletoft C 11 2 2 4 2 -1 1 0 0
Butenschon, SvenSven Butenschon D 37 0 4 4 26 -6 0 0 0
Hunter, TrentTrent Hunter RW 8 0 4 4 4 5 0 0 0
Manlow, EricEric Manlow C 8 2 1 3 4 2 1 0 0
Papineau, JustinJustin Papineau C 5 1 2 3 4 1 0 0 1
Robitaille, RandyRandy Robitaille C 10 1 2 3 2 0 1 0 0
Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW 49 1 0 1 75 -5 0 0 0
DiPietro, RickRick DiPietro G 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Godard, EricEric Godard RW 19 0 0 0 48 -3 0 0 0
Letang, AlanAlan Letang D 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Nasreddine, AlainAlain Nasreddine D 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G 37 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
Pettinen, TomiTomi Pettinen D 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Schultz, RayRay Schultz D 4 0 0 0 28 -1 0 0 0
Smith, BrandonBrandon Smith D 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Snow, GarthGarth Snow G 43 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood 1993 37 17 14 4 97 2.92 2 912 815 .894
Snow, GarthGarth Snow 2390 43 16 17 5 92 2.31 1 1120 1028 .918
DiPietro, RickRick DiPietro 585 10 2 5 2 29 2.97 0 273 244 .894
Team: 4968 82 35 36 11 218 2.63 3 2305 2087 .905

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Yashin, AlexeiAlexei Yashin C 5 2 2 4 2 -1 0 0 0
Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D 5 1 2 3 4 -1 0 0 0
Robitaille, RandyRandy Robitaille C 5 1 1 2 0 -1 1 0 0
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 5 0 2 2 2 -2 0 0 0
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 5 1 0 1 0 -2 1 0 0
Parrish, MarkMark Parrish RW 5 1 0 1 4 -1 1 0 0
Scatchard, DaveDave Scatchard C 5 1 0 1 6 -3 0 0 1
Blake, JasonJason Blake C 5 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0
Godard, EricEric Godard RW 2 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0
Jonsson, KennyKenny Jonsson D 5 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0
Kvasha, OlegOleg Kvasha LW/C 5 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Niinimaa, JanneJanne Niinimaa D 5 0 1 1 12 -4 0 0 0
Asham, ArronArron Asham RW 5 0 0 0 16 -1 0 0 0
Cairns, EricEric Cairns D 5 0 0 0 13 -1 0 0 0
DiPietro, RickRick DiPietro G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mapletoft, JustinJustin Mapletoft C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Martinek, RadekRadek Martinek D 4 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Papineau, JustinJustin Papineau C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peca, MichaelMichael Peca C 5 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Snow, GarthGarth Snow G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Timander, MattiasMattias Timander D 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW 5 0 0 0 10 -2 0 0 0
Wiemer, JasonJason Wiemer C 5 0 0 0 23 -3 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Snow, GarthGarth Snow 305 5 1 4 12 2.36 1 134 122 .910
DiPietro, RickRick DiPietro 15 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 3 1.000
Team: 320 5 1 4 12 2.25 1 137 125 .912

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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;
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]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

New York's draft picks at the 2002 NHL Entry Draft held at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 22 Sean Bergenheim  Finland Jokerit (Finland)
3 87 Frans Nielsen  Denmark Malmo IF (Sweden)
5 149 Marcus Paulsson  Sweden Morrums GoIS IK (Sweden)
6 189 Alexei Stonkus  Russia Yaroslavl Jrs. (Russia)
7 220 Brad Topping  Canada Brampton Battalion (OHL)
8 252 Martin Chabada  Czech Republic Sparta Prague (Czech Republic)
9 283 Per Braxenholm  Sweden Morrums GoIS IK (Sweden)

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2009). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2010. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 163. 
  2. ^ "2002–2003 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2002–03 New York Islanders Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-15. 

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