Team Facts

1984-1985 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#30 Tom Barrasso (G) 54 1965 Boston, MA, USA 6'3" 209 R
#1 Jacques Cloutier (G) 59 1960 Rouyn-Noranda, QC, CAN 5'7" 168 L
#35 Mike Craig (G) 57 1962 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 165 -
#28 Bob Sauvé (G) 64 1955 Ste-Geneviève, QC, CAN 5'8" 165 L
DEFENSEMEN
#31 David Fenyves (D) 59 1960 Dunnville, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 L
#24 Bill Hajt (D) 68 1951 Radisson, SK, CAN 6'3" 205 -
#19
Bob Halkidis (D) 53 1966 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 205 L
#6 Phil Housley (D) 55 1964 St. Paul, MN, USA 5'10" 179 L
#4 Timo Jutila (D) 55 1963 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 187 L
#4 Jerry Korab (D) 71 1948 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'3" 220 L
#26 Dave Maloney (D) 63 1956 Kitchener, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L
#27 Larry Playfair (D) 61 1958 Fort St. James, BC, CAN 6'4" 216 L
#5 Mike Ramsey (D) 59 1960 Minneapolis, MN, USA 6'3" 212 L
#22 Lindy Ruff (D)   “A” 59 1960 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'2" 187 L
#13 Jim Schoenfeld (D) 67 1952 Galt, ON, CAN 6'2" 205 -
#3 Hannu Virta (D) 56 1963 Turku, FIN 5'11" 181 L
#19 Jim Wiemer (D/LW) 58 1961 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 L
FORWARDS
#25 Dave Andreychuk (LW) 56 1963 Hamilton, ON, CAN 6'4" 225 R
#8 Réal Cloutier (RW) 63 1956 Québec, QC, CAN 5'10" 185 L
#15 Adam Creighton (C) 54 1965 Burlington, ON, CAN 6'5" 220 L
#18 Paul Cyr (LW) 1963 Port Alberni, BC, CAN 5'10" 181 L
#29 Mal Davis (RW) 63 1956 Lockeport, NS, CAN 5'11" 181 L
#17 Mike Foligno (RW) 60 1959 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'2" 194 R
#9 Gilles Hamel (RW) 59 1960 Asbestos, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 R
#32 Normand Lacombe (RW) 55 1964 Pierrefonds, QC, CAN 5'11" 205 R
#12 Sean McKenna (RW) 57 1962 Asbestos, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 R
#14 Mike Moller (RW) 57 1962 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 187 R
#8 Robert Mongrain (C) 60 1959 LaSalle, QC, CAN 5'9" 163 L
#23
Gaetano Orlando (C) 57 1962 LaSalle, QC, CAN 5'10" 183 R
#26 Steve Patrick (RW) 58 1961 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'4" 205 R
#11 Gilbert Perreault (C)   “C” 69 1950 Victoriaville, QC, CAN 6'1" 185 L
#20 Brent Peterson (RW) 61 1958 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 190 R
#10 Craig Ramsay (LW) 68 1951 Weston, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 L
#16 Ric Seiling (RW) 61 1957 Elmira, ON, CAN 6'1" 181 R
#7 John Tucker (C) 55 1964 Windsor, ON, CAN 6'0" 201 R
#21 Claude Verret (C) 56 1963 Lachine, QC, CAN 5'10" 172 L
Position: G:3 D:13 F:16 | Av Age: 25.63 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 194 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name KeyBank Center
  • Location Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Capacity 19 070
  • Construction Year 1996
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/04/2019
12/04/2019 Up/Down Leaving Jean-Sébastien Dea (F) Leaving for Rochester Americans
12/04/2019 Up/Down Leaving Curtis Lazar (F) Leaving for Rochester Americans
11/25/2019
11/25/2019 Confirmed Joining Matthew Spencer (D) Joining from Tampa Bay Lightning
11/25/2019 Up/Down Joining Jean-Sébastien Dea (F) Joining from Rochester Americans
11/25/2019 Confirmed Leaving Devante Stephens (D) Leaving for Tampa Bay Lightning
11/25/2019 Up/Down Leaving Matthew Spencer (D) Leaving for Cincinnati Cyclones
11/24/2019
11/24/2019 Up/Down Leaving John Gilmour (D) Leaving for Rochester Americans
11/17/2019
11/17/2019 Up/Down Joining Tage Thompson (F) Joining from Rochester Americans
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1989-1990 NHL 80 45 8 27 - - 286 248 98 3 Conference QF loss
1990-1991 NHL 80 31 19 30 - - 292 278 81 10 Conference QF loss
1991-1992 NHL 80 31 12 37 - - 289 299 74 17 Conference QF loss
1992-1993 NHL 84 38 10 36 - - 335 297 86 15 Conference SF loss
1993-1994 NHL 84 43 9 32 - - 282 218 95 10 Conference QF loss
1994-1995 NHL 48 22 7 19 - - 130 119 51 11 Conference QF loss
1995-1996 NHL 82 33 7 42 - - 247 262 73 20 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 NHL 82 40 12 30 - - 237 208 92 6 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 NHL 82 36 17 29 - - 211 187 89 10 Conference Final loss
1998-1999 NHL 82 37 17 28 - - 207 175 91 9 Final loss
1999-2000 NHL 82 35 11 32 - 4 213 204 85 16 Conference QF loss
2000-2001 NHL 82 46 5 30 - 1 218 184 98 8 Conference SF loss
2001-2002 NHL 82 35 11 35 - 1 213 200 82 20 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 NHL 82 27 10 37 - 8 190 219 72 26 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NHL 82 37 7 34 - 4 220 221 85 18 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 NHL 82 52 - 24 - 6 281 239 110 5 Conference Final loss
2006-2007 NHL 82 53 - 22 - 7 308 242 113 1 Conference Final loss
2007-2008 NHL 82 39 - 31 - 12 255 242 90 18 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 NHL 82 41 - 32 - 9 250 234 91 18 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 NHL 82 45 - 27 - 10 235 207 100 11 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 NHL 82 43 - 29 - 10 245 229 96 15 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 NHL 82 39 - 32 - 11 218 230 89 19 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 NHL 48 21 - 21 - 6 125 143 48 12 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 NHL 82 21 - 51 - 10 157 248 52 8 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 NHL 82 23 - 51 - 8 161 274 54 8 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 NHL 82 35 - 36 - 11 201 222 81 7 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 NHL 82 33 - 37 - 12 201 237 78 8 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 NHL 82 25 - 45 - 12 199 280 62 8 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 NHL 82 33 - 49 12 10 226 271 76 6 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 NHL 28 13 - 15 3 5 85 83 31 3 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Linus Omark (F) 2019-2020 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 36 8 24 32 30
2. Ryan O'Reilly (F) 2019-2020 St. Louis Blues NHL 30 6 20 26 4
3. Mikhail Grigorenko (F) 2019-2020 CSKA Moskva KHL 32 9 15 24 2
4. Evander Kane (F) 2019-2020 San Jose Sharks NHL 26 13 10 23 39
5. Matt D'Agostini (F) 2019-2020 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 24 11 10 21 18
6. Seth Griffith (F) 2019-2020 Manitoba Moose AHL 21 10 10 20 10
7. Cole Schneider (F) 2019-2020 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 24 6 14 20 4
8. Zack Kassian (F) 2019-2020 Edmonton Oilers NHL 28 9 10 19 29
9. Nathan Gerbe (F) 2019-2020 Cleveland Monsters AHL 23 5 14 19 22
10. Brady Austin (D) 2019-2020 Rytiri Kladno Czech 24 7 10 17 16
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 90 33 70 103
2. Rick Martin (F) 62 24 29 53
3. Craig Ramsay (F) 89 17 31 48
4. Danny Gare (F) 58 23 21 44
5. René Robert (F) 47 22 17 39
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 90 33 70 103
2. Rick Martin (F) 62 24 29 53
3. Danny Gare (F) 58 23 21 44
4. René Robert (F) 47 22 17 39
5. Craig Ramsay (F) 89 17 31 48
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 90 33 70 103
2. Craig Ramsay (F) 89 17 31 48
3. Rick Martin (F) 62 24 29 53
4. Jason Woolley (D) 49 7 27 34
5. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 30 9 25 34
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 55 3 5 169
2. Mike Ramsey (D) 72 8 26 158
3. Jim Schoenfeld (D) 75 3 16 151
4. Danny Gare (F) 58 23 44 147
5. Mike Foligno (F) 39 13 24 143
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 90 33 70 103
2. Craig Ramsay (F) 89 17 31 48
3. Richard Smehlik (D) 83 1 14 15
4. Bill Hajt (D) 80 2 16 18
5. Jim Schoenfeld (D) 75 3 13 16
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Pat LaFontaine (F) 19 12 27 1.421
2. John Tucker (F) 17 9 20 1.176
3. Gilbert Perreault (F) 90 33 103 1.144
4. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 30 9 34 1.133
5. Pierre Turgeon (F) 23 12 25 1.087
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1979-1980 NHL 14 10 11 21 1.50 8
2. Daniel Brière (F) 2005-2006 NHL 18 8 11 19 1.06 12
3. Chris Drury (F) 2005-2006 NHL 18 9 9 18 1.00 10
4. Rick Martin (F) 1974-1975 NHL 17 7 8 15 0.88 20
5. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1974-1975 NHL 17 6 9 15 0.88 10
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1979-1980 NHL 14 10 11 21 1.50 8
2. Chris Drury (F) 2005-2006 NHL 18 9 9 18 1.00 10
3. Daniel Brière (F) 2005-2006 NHL 18 8 11 19 1.06 12
4. Chris Drury (F) 2006-2007 NHL 16 8 5 13 0.81 2
5. Pat LaFontaine (F) 1991-1992 NHL 7 8 3 11 1.57 4
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Daniel Brière (F) 2006-2007 NHL 16 3 12 15 0.94 16
2. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1979-1980 NHL 14 10 11 21 1.50 8
3. Daniel Brière (F) 2005-2006 NHL 18 8 11 19 1.06 12
4. Jason Woolley (D) 1998-1999 NHL 21 4 11 15 0.71 10
5. Alexei Zhitnik (D) 1998-1999 NHL 21 4 11 15 0.71 52
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 1990-1991 NHL 6 1 1 2 0.33 56
2. Alexei Zhitnik (D) 1998-1999 NHL 21 4 11 15 0.71 52
3. Kevin Maguire (F) 1987-1988 NHL 5 0 0 0 0.00 50
4. Lindy Ruff (D) 1982-1983 NHL 10 4 2 6 0.60 47
5. Rob Ray (F) 1993-1994 NHL 7 1 0 1 0.14 43
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'1" 199 lbs 25.80
2018-2019 6'1" 198 lbs 26.58
2017-2018 6'1" 203 lbs 26.97
2016-2017 6'2" 209 lbs 26.71
2015-2016 6'2" 207 lbs 26.44
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2019
1 #7 Dylan Cozens (C/RW) 02/09/2001 Whitehorse, YT, CAN 6'3" 185 lbs
1 #31 Ryan Johnson (D) 07/24/2001 Irvine, CA, USA 6'0" 172 lbs
3 #67 Erik Portillo (G) 09/03/2000 Göteborg, SWE 6'6" 209 lbs
4 #102 Aaron Huglen (RW/LW) 03/06/2001 Roseau, MN, USA 5'11" 165 lbs
5 #143 Filip Cederqvist (LW) 08/23/2000 Skara, SWE 6'1" 187 lbs
6 #160 Lukas Rousek (RW/LW) 04/20/1999 Ostrov nad Ohri, CZE 5'11" 165 lbs
2018
1 #1 Rasmus Dahlin (D) 04/13/2000 Trollhättan, SWE 6'2" 190 lbs
2 #32 Mattias Samuelsson (D) 03/14/2000 Voorhees, NJ, USA 6'4" 220 lbs
4 #94 Matej Pekar (C) 02/10/2000 Turnov, CZE 6'0" 170 lbs
4 #117 Linus Cronholm (D) 07/03/2000 Malmö, SWE 6'1" 172 lbs
5 #125 Miska Kukkonen (D) 06/19/2000 Jokioinen, FIN 6'1" 198 lbs
7 #187 William Worge Kreü (D) 05/15/2000 Linköping, SWE 6'6" 185 lbs
2017
1 #8 Casey Mittelstadt (C) 11/22/1998 Edina, MN, USA 6'1" 203 lbs
2 #37 Marcus Davidsson (C/W) 11/18/1998 Tyresö, SWE 6'0" 192 lbs
2 #54 Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (G) 03/09/1999 Espoo, FIN 6'4" 196 lbs
3 #89 Oskari Laaksonen (D) 07/02/1999 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 165 lbs
4 #99 Jacob Bryson (D) 11/18/1997 London, ON, CAN 5'9" 179 lbs
7 #192 Linus Weissbach (LW/RW) 04/19/1998 Göteborg, SWE 5'8" 161 lbs
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