2005–06 Colorado Avalanche season

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2005–06 Colorado Avalanche
Division 2nd Northwest
2005–06 record 43–30–9
Goals for 283
Goals against 257
Team information
General Manager Pierre Lacroix
Coach Joel Quenneville
Captain Joe Sakic

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Northwest Division
No. CR GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 3 Calgary Flames 82 46 25 11 218 200 103
2 7 Colorado Avalanche 82 43 30 9 283 257 95
3 8 Edmonton Oilers 82 41 28 13 256 251 95
4 9 Vancouver Canucks 82 42 32 8 256 255 92
5 11 Minnesota Wild 82 38 36 8 231 215 84

[1] 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.

Western Conference[2]
R Div GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 P- Detroit Red Wings CE 82 58 16 8 305 209 124
2 Y- Dallas Stars PA 82 53 23 6 265 218 112
3 Y- Calgary Flames NW 82 46 25 11 218 200 103
4 X- Nashville Predators CE 82 49 25 8 259 227 106
5 X- San Jose Sharks PA 82 44 27 11 266 242 99
6 X- Mighty Ducks of Anaheim PA 82 43 27 12 254 229 98
7 X- Colorado Avalanche NW 82 43 30 9 283 257 95
8 X- Edmonton Oilers NW 82 41 28 13 256 251 95
8.5
9 Vancouver Canucks NW 82 42 32 8 256 255 92
8 Los Angeles Kings PA 82 42 35 5 249 270 89
11 Minnesota Wild NW 82 38 36 8 231 215 84
12 Phoenix Coyotes PA 82 38 39 5 246 271 81
13 Columbus Blue Jackets CE 82 35 43 4 223 279 74
14 Chicago Blackhawks CE 82 26 43 13 211 285 65
15 St. Louis Blues CE 82 21 46 15 197 292 57

Divisions: CE – Central, PA – Pacific, NW – Northwest

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


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 5, 2005 3–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 0–1–0
2 W October 8, 2005 3–2 @ Dallas Stars (2005–06) 1–1–0
3 W October 10, 2005 7–3 Calgary Flames (2005–06) 2–1–0
4 L October 12, 2005 4–5 Nashville Predators (2005–06) 2–2–0
5 L October 14, 2005 2–3 SO Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 2–2–1
6 L October 19, 2005 4–5 Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 2–3–1
7 W October 21, 2005 7–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 3–3–1
8 L October 22, 2005 4–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 3–4–1
9 W October 25, 2005 5–3 Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 4–4–1
10 W October 27, 2005 6–2 Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 5–4–1
11 W October 29, 2005 4–3 OT Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 6–4–1
12 W November 3, 2005 4–3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 7–4–1
13 L November 5, 2005 2–3 SO Dallas Stars (2005–06) 7–4–2
14 W November 8, 2005 5–2 San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 8–4–2
15 W November 10, 2005 5–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 9–4–2
16 L November 12, 2005 3–5 @ Calgary Flames (2005–06) 9–5–2
17 L November 14, 2005 2–5 Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 9–6–2
18 W November 16, 2005 3–1 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 10–6–2
19 W November 18, 2005 3–2 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 11–6–2
20 L November 19, 2005 3–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 11–7–2
21 L November 21, 2005 2–3 SO Calgary Flames (2005–06) 11–7–3
22 L November 23, 2005 3–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 11–8–3
23 W November 25, 2005 5–0 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 12–8–3
24 W November 27, 2005 6–2 Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 13–8–3
25 W November 29, 2005 3–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 14–8–3
26 L November 30, 2005 2–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 14–9–3
27 L December 4, 2005 4–6 Buffalo Sabres (2005–06) 14–10–3
28 W December 7, 2005 4–1 Boston Bruins (2005–06) 15–10–3
29 W December 9, 2005 4–3 SO @ New Jersey Devils (2005–06) 16–10–3
30 L December 10, 2005 3–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2005–06) 16–11–3
31 L December 12, 2005 2–6 Ottawa Senators (2005–06) 16–12–3
32 L December 17, 2005 4–5 @ New York Islanders (2005–06) 16–13–3
33 W December 18, 2005 2–1 @ New York Rangers (2005–06) 17–13–3
34 L December 20, 2005 2–3 @ Nashville Predators (2005–06) 17–14–3
35 W December 22, 2005 4–3 Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 18–14–3
36 L December 23, 2005 3–5 @ Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 18–15–3
37 W December 26, 2005 7–4 Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 19–15–3
38 L December 28, 2005 3–5 Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 19–16–3
39 L December 30, 2005 2–5 @ San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 19–17–3
40 W December 31, 2005 5–2 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 20–17–3
41 W January 3, 2006 3–0 Nashville Predators (2005–06) 21–17–3
42 W January 5, 2006 4–2 @ Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 22–17–3
43 W January 7, 2006 3–2 SO Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 23–17–3
44 W January 9, 2006 6–1 St. Louis Blues (2005–06) 24–17–3
45 W January 11, 2006 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (2005–06) 25–17–3
46 W January 14, 2006 4–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2005–06) 26–17–3
47 W January 17, 2006 5–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (2005–06) 27–17–3
48 L January 19, 2006 2–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 27–18–3
49 L January 21, 2006 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 27–19–3
50 W January 24, 2006 7–4 Calgary Flames (2005–06) 28–19–3
51 L January 26, 2006 2–3 SO Dallas Stars (2005–06) 28–19–4
52 L January 28, 2006 3–4 SO Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 28–19–5
53 W January 31, 2006 3–2 Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 29–19–5
54 L February 2, 2006 3–4 OT @ Nashville Predators (2005–06) 29–19–6
55 L February 4, 2006 0–3 Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 29–20–6
56 W February 7, 2006 5–2 Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 30–20–6
57 W February 9, 2006 2–1 @ Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 31–20–6
58 W February 10, 2006 4–1 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 32–20–6
59 L February 12, 2006 3–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (2005–06) 32–21–6
60 W February 28, 2006 4–2 Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 33–21–6
61 W March 2, 2006 1–0 Columbus Blue Jackets (2005–06) 34–21–6
62 L March 4, 2006 3–5 @ Dallas Stars (2005–06) 34–22–6
63 L March 5, 2006 3–5 @ Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 34–23–6
64 W March 7, 2006 2–1 SO @ St. Louis Blues (2005–06) 35–23–6
65 W March 9, 2006 2–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 36–23–6
66 W March 12, 2006 3–0 Calgary Flames (2005–06) 37–23–6
67 L March 13, 2006 3–4 @ Calgary Flames (2005–06) 37–24–6
68 L March 19, 2006 5–6 @ San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 37–25–6
69 W March 20, 2006 5–0 @ Los Angeles Kings (2005–06) 38–25–6
70 L March 22, 2006 4–5 OT @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 38–25–7
71 W March 25, 2006 3–2 OT @ St. Louis Blues (2005–06) 39–25–7
72 L March 26, 2006 3–4 SO Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 39–25–8
73 W March 28, 2006 4–3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2005–06) 40–25–8
74 L March 31, 2006 3–6 @ Calgary Flames (2005–06) 40–26–8
75 W April 3, 2006 4–3 Chicago Blackhawks (2005–06) 41–26–8
76 L April 5, 2006 1–2 San Jose Sharks (2005–06) 41–27–8
77 W April 8, 2006 4–2 St. Louis Blues (2005–06) 42–27–8
78 L April 9, 2006 2–5 Minnesota Wild (2005–06) 42–28–8
79 W April 11, 2006 6–4 Phoenix Coyotes (2005–06) 43–28–8
80 L April 13, 2006 0–2 @ Calgary Flames (2005–06) 43–29–8
81 L April 15, 2006 3–4 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (2005–06) 43–29–9
82 L April 17, 2006 2–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (2005–06) 43–30–9

Playoffs[edit]

Western Conference Semifinals: (2) Dallas Stars vs. (7) Colorado Avalanche[edit]

Colorado won series 4–1


Western Conference Semifinals: (6) Mighty Ducks of Anaheim vs. (7) Colorado Avalanche[edit]

Anaheim won series 4–0


Player statistics[edit]

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Sakic, JoeJoe Sakic C 82 32 55 87 60 10 10 0 6
Tanguay, AlexAlex Tanguay LW 71 29 49 78 46 8 8 0 4
Brunette, AndrewAndrew Brunette LW 82 24 39 63 48 9 11 0 2
Hejduk, MilanMilan Hejduk RW 74 24 34 58 24 13 14 1 2
Blake, RobRob Blake D 81 14 37 51 94 2 7 1 1
Svatos, MarekMarek Svatos RW 61 32 18 50 60 0 12 0 9
Liles, John-MichaelJohn-Michael Liles D 82 14 35 49 44 5 6 0 1
Turgeon, PierrePierre Turgeon C 62 16 30 46 32 1 7 0 1
Laperriere, IanIan Laperriere RW 82 21 24 45 116 3 1 1 3
McLean, BrettBrett McLean C 82 9 31 40 51 -7 1 0 0
Brisebois, PatricePatrice Brisebois D 80 10 28 38 55 1 4 0 2
Clark, BrettBrett Clark D 80 9 27 36 56 3 4 0 1
Laaksonen, AnttiAntti Laaksonen LW 81 16 18 34 40 -2 0 2 4
Konowalchuk, SteveSteve Konowalchuk LW 21 6 9 15 14 5 1 2 0
Skrastins, KarlisKarlis Skrastins D 82 3 11 14 65 -7 0 2 0
Hinote, DanDan Hinote RW 73 5 8 13 48 -5 0 1 2
Richardson, BradBrad Richardson C 41 3 10 13 12 0 1 0 0
McCormick, CodyCody McCormick C/RW 45 4 4 8 29 1 0 0 1
Boughner, BobBob Boughner D 41 1 6 7 54 2 0 0 1
May, BradBrad May LW 54 3 3 6 82 -14 0 0 0
Wolski, WojtekWojtek Wolski LW 9 2 4 6 4 -5 2 0 0
Sauer, KurtKurt Sauer D 37 1 4 5 24 5 0 0 0
Vaananen, OssiOssi Vaananen D 53 0 4 4 56 10 0 0 0
Dowd, JimJim Dowd C 18 2 1 3 2 -6 0 1 0
Aebischer, DavidDavid Aebischer G 43 0 3 3 16 0 0 0 0
Budaj, PeterPeter Budaj G 34 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Kolesnik, VitaliVitali Kolesnik G 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Healey, PaulPaul Healey LW 2 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0
Theodore, JoseJose Theodore G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Aebischer, DavidDavid Aebischer 2477 43 25 14 2 123 2.98 3 1233 1110 .900
Budaj, PeterPeter Budaj 1803 34 14 10 6 86 2.86 2 864 778 .900
Kolesnik, VitaliVitali Kolesnik 370 8 3 3 0 20 3.24 0 178 158 .888
Theodore, JoseJose Theodore 296 5 1 3 1 15 3.04 0 133 118 .887
Team: 4946 82 43 30 9 244 2.96 5 2408 2164 .899
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Sakic, JoeJoe Sakic C 9 4 5 9 6 -1 1 0 1
Brunette, AndrewAndrew Brunette LW 9 3 6 9 8 -2 1 0 1
Hejduk, MilanMilan Hejduk RW 9 2 6 8 2 3 0 0 0
Tanguay, AlexAlex Tanguay LW 9 2 4 6 12 1 0 0 1
Dowd, JimJim Dowd C 9 2 3 5 20 3 0 1 0
Blake, RobRob Blake D 9 3 1 4 8 1 2 0 1
Clark, BrettBrett Clark D 9 2 2 4 2 -2 0 1 0
Wolski, WojtekWojtek Wolski LW 8 1 3 4 2 -3 0 0 0
Liles, John-MichaelJohn-Michael Liles D 9 1 2 3 6 -1 1 0 0
Hinote, DanDan Hinote RW 9 1 1 2 31 -2 0 0 0
Laaksonen, AnttiAntti Laaksonen LW 9 0 2 2 2 -3 0 0 0
Turgeon, PierrePierre Turgeon C 5 0 2 2 6 -3 0 0 0
Richardson, BradBrad Richardson C 9 1 0 1 6 -3 0 0 0
Brisebois, PatricePatrice Brisebois D 9 0 1 1 4 -7 0 0 0
Laperriere, IanIan Laperriere RW 9 0 1 1 27 -6 0 0 0
McLean, BrettBrett McLean C 8 0 1 1 4 -5 0 0 0
Skrastins, KarlisKarlis Skrastins D 9 0 1 1 10 -3 0 0 0
Konowalchuk, SteveSteve Konowalchuk LW 2 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
May, BradBrad May LW 3 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0
Sauer, KurtKurt Sauer D 9 0 0 0 4 -3 0 0 0
Theodore, JoseJose Theodore G 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vaananen, OssiOssi Vaananen D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Theodore, JoseJose Theodore 573 9 4 5 29 3.04 0 296 267 .902
Team: 573 9 4 5 29 3.04 0 296 267 .902

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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. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2009). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2010. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 162. 
  2. ^ "2005–2006 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2005-06 Colorado Avalanche Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-07-10. 

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