2006–07 Florida Panthers season

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2006–07 Florida Panthers
Division4th Southeast
Conference12th Eastern
2006–07 record35–31–16
Goals for247
Goals against257
Team information
General ManagerJacques Martin
CoachJacques Martin
CaptainOlli Jokinen
Alternate captainsMartin Gelinas (Dec.–Apr.)
Chris Gratton
Joe Nieuwendyk (Oct.–Dec.)
Gary Roberts (Oct.–Feb.)
Ruslan Salei
ArenaBankAtlantic Center
Team leaders
GoalsOlli Jokinen (39)
AssistsOlli Jokinen (52)
PointsOlli Jokinen (91)
WinsEd Belfour (27)
Goals against averageEd Belfour (2.77)

The 2006–07 Florida Panthers season began on October 6 with a game at the BankAtlantic Center against the Boston Bruins. It was the Panthers' 14th season in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Regular season[edit]

The Panthers finished the regular season with the fewest power-play opportunities for with 337.[1]

Season standings[edit]

Southeast Division
No. CR GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 3 Atlanta Thrashers 82 43 28 11 246 245 97
2 7 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 44 33 5 253 261 93
3 11 Carolina Hurricanes 82 40 34 8 241 253 88
4 12 Florida Panthers 82 35 31 16 247 257 86
5 14 Washington Capitals 82 28 40 14 235 286 70

[2]

Note: No. = Division rank, CR = Conference rank, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Eastern Conference[3]
R Div GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 P - Buffalo Sabres NE 82 53 22 7 308 242 113
2 Y - New Jersey Devils AT 82 49 24 9 216 201 107
3 Y - Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 43 28 11 246 245 97
4 X - Ottawa Senators NE 82 48 25 9 288 222 105
5 X - Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 47 24 11 277 246 105
6 X - New York Rangers AT 82 42 30 10 242 216 94
7 X - Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 44 33 5 253 261 93
8 X - New York Islanders AT 82 40 30 12 248 240 92
8.5
9 Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 40 31 11 258 269 91
10 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 42 34 6 245 256 90
11 Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 40 34 8 241 253 88
12 Florida Panthers SE 82 35 31 16 247 257 86
13 Boston Bruins NE 82 35 41 6 219 289 76
14 Washington Capitals SE 82 28 40 14 235 286 70
15 Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 22 48 12 214 303 56
Divisions: AT – Atlantic, NE – Northeast, SE – Southeast

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


Schedule and results[edit]

2006–07 Florida Panthers Game Log

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Playoffs[edit]

The Panthers failed to qualify for the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season. They last made the playoffs in 2000.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Olli Jokinen C 82 39 52 91 78 18 9 1 8
Nathan Horton C 82 31 31 62 61 15 7 1 3
Jozef Stumpel C 73 23 34 57 22 2 9 2 4
Stephen Weiss C 74 20 28 48 28 -1 10 0 1
Martin Gelinas LW 82 14 30 44 36 7 7 0 1
Jay Bouwmeester D 82 12 30 42 66 23 3 0 3
Ville Peltonen LW 72 17 20 37 28 7 4 0 0
Chris Gratton C 81 13 22 35 94 1 1 0 1
Ruslan Salei D 82 6 26 32 102 -13 2 0 0
Rostislav Olesz C 75 11 19 30 28 2 2 0 2
Gary Roberts LW 50 13 16 29 71 5 2 0 3
Mike Van Ryn D 78 4 25 29 64 -5 1 0 0
Juraj Kolnik RW 64 11 14 25 18 2 0 0 1
Bryan Allen D 82 4 21 25 112 7 0 0 0
Joel Kwiatkowski D 41 5 5 10 20 -5 1 0 2
David Booth LW 48 3 7 10 12 0 0 0 1
Gregory Campbell LW 79 6 3 9 66 -10 0 1 0
Steve Montador D 72 1 8 9 119 1 0 0 0
Joe Nieuwendyk C 15 5 3 8 4 -4 2 0 2
Todd Bertuzzi RW 7 1 6 7 13 -4 1 0 0
Alexei Semenov D 23 0 5 5 28 9 0 0 0
Janis Sprukts C 13 1 2 3 2 1 0 0 0
Branislav Mezei D 45 0 3 3 55 5 0 0 0
Drew Larman C 16 2 0 2 2 -3 0 0 0
Kamil Kreps C 14 1 1 2 6 -1 0 0 0
Ed Belfour G 58 0 2 2 10 0 0 0 0
Ric Jackman D 7 1 0 1 10 -3 0 0 1
Noah Welch D 2 1 0 1 2 3 0 0 0
Alex Auld G 27 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rob Globke C 19 0 1 1 0 -3 0 0 0
Martin Lojek D 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
Anthony Stewart C 10 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0
Craig Anderson G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greg Jacina LW 3 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Ed Belfour 3289 58 27 17 10 152 2.77 1 1550 1398 .902
Alex Auld 1471 27 7 13 5 82 3.34 1 729 647 .888
Craig Anderson 217 5 1 1 1 8 2.21 0 116 108 .931
Team: 4977 82 35 31 16 242 2.92 2 2395 2153 .899

[4]

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;

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

June 24, 2006 To Florida Panthers
Todd Bertuzzi
Alex Auld
Bryan Allen
To Vancouver Canucks
Roberto Luongo
Lukas Krajicek
6th-round pick in 2006 (Sergei Shirokov)
June 24, 2006 To Florida Panthers
Craig Anderson
To Chicago Blackhawks
6th-round pick in 2008 (Luke Witkowski)
January 3, 2007 To Florida Panthers
Conditional draft pick in 2007 (condition not satisfied)
To Anaheim Ducks
Ric Jackman
February 26, 2007 To Florida Panthers
Noah Welch
To Pittsburgh Penguins
Gary Roberts
February 27, 2007 To Florida Panthers
Conditional draft pick
Shawn Matthias
To Detroit Red Wings
Todd Bertuzzi
February 27, 2007 To Florida Panthers
4th-round pick in 2007 (Matt Rust)
To Pittsburgh Penguins
Joel Kwiatkowski

Free agents acquired[edit]

Player Former Team
G Ed Belfour Toronto Maple Leafs
D Ruslan Salei Anaheim Ducks

Free agents lost[edit]

Player New Team
F Jon Sim Atlanta Thrashers
G Jamie McLennan Calgary Flames
D Sean Hill New York Islanders
F Serge Payer Ottawa Senators

Roster[edit]

2006–07 Florida Panthers Roster

Goaltenders:

20 – Belfour 31 – Anderson 35 – Auld 

Defensemen

2 – Mezei 4 – Bouwmeester 5 – Allen 6 – Welch 7 – Montador 21 – Semenov 24 – Salei 26 – Van Ryn 47 – Lojek 

Forwards

9 – Weiss 11 – Campbell 12 – Jokinen 13 – Kolnik 15 – Stumpel 16 – Horton 18 – Peltonen 23 – Gelinas 38 – Sprukts 46 – Booth 50 – Larman 51 – Globke 54 – Kreps 77 – Gratton 85 – Olesz 

General managerJacques Martin •  CoachJacques Martin

Draft picks[edit]

Florida's picks at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver, British Columbia.[5]

Round # Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 10 Michael Frolik (RW)  Czech Republic Florida Panthers Rabat Kladno (Czech Extraliga)
3 73 Brady Calla (RW)  Canada Florida Panthers Everett Silvertips (WHL)
4 103 Michael Caruso (D)  Canada Florida Panthers Guelph Storm (OHL)
4 116 Derrick LaPoint (D)  United States Florida Panthers (from Nashville) Eau Claire North (USHS-WI)
6 155 Peter Aston (D)  Canada Florida Panthers (from Pittsburgh) Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
7 193 Marc Cheverie (G)  Canada Florida Panthers Nanaimo Clippers (BCHL)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_2007.html
  2. ^ Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy; et al. (eds.). THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 157. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0.
  3. ^ "2006–2007 Standings by Conference". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 26, 2012.
  4. ^ "2006-07 Florida Panthers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-07-10.
  5. ^ 2006 NHL Entry Draft Results[permanent dead link]

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