Team Facts

1996-1997 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#30 Glenn Healy (G) 57 1962 Pickering, ON, CAN 5'9" 190 L
#35 Mike Richter (G) 53 1966 Abington, PA, USA 5'11" 185 L
DEFENSEMEN
#18 Bill Berg (D) 51 1967 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#23 Jeff Beukeboom (D) 54 1965 Ajax, ON, CAN 6'5" 231 R
#29 Eric Cairns (D) 45 1974 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'6" 243 L
#33 Bruce Driver (D) 57 1962 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#28 Dallas Eakins (D) 52 1967 Dade City, FL, USA 6'2" 194 L
#25 Alexander Karpovtsev (D) 1970 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 231 R
#2 Brian Leetch (D)   “A” 51 1968 Corpus Christi, TX, USA 6'1" 187 L
#6 Doug Lidster (D) 58 1960 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'1" 201 R
#21 Jayson More (D) 50 1969 Souris, MB, CAN 6'2" 209 L
#5
Ulf Samuelsson (D) 55 1964 Fagersta, SWE 6'1" 203 L
FORWARDS
#38 Sylvain Blouin (LW) 45 1974 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'2" 216 L
#22 Shane Churla (RW) 54 1965 Fernie, BC, CAN 6'1" 201 R
#21 Russ Courtnall (RW) 54 1965 Duncan, BC, CAN 5'11" 174 L
#19 Christian Dubé (C) 42 1977 Québec, QC, CAN 6'0" 176 R
#32 Mike Eastwood (C) 52 1967 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'3" 216 R
#14 Chris Ferraro (C) 46 1973 Port Jefferson, NY, USA 5'11" 176 R
#17 Peter Ferraro (RW) 46 1973 Port Jefferson, NY, USA 5'11" 181 R
#8 Pat Flatley (RW) 56 1963 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 198 R
Ken Gernander (RW) 50 1969 Coleraine, MN, USA 5'11" 181 L
#16 Daniel Goneau (LW) 43 1976 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'11" 192 L
#9 Adam Graves (LW)   “A” 51 1968 Tecumseh, ON, CAN 6'0" 203 L
#99
Wayne Gretzky (C) 58 1961 Brantford, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#27 Alexei Kovalev (RW) 46 1973 Togliatti, RUS 6'2" 223 L
#15 Darren Langdon (LW) 48 1971 Deer Lake, NL, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#11 Mark Messier (C)   “C” 58 1961 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#32
Sergio Momesso (LW) 54 1965 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'3" 201 L
#13 Sergei Nemchinov (C) 55 1964 Moskva, RUS 5'11" 198 L
#36 Jeff Nielsen (RW) 48 1971 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 6'0" 201 R
#28 Brian Noonan (RW) 54 1965 Boston, MA, USA 6'1" 181 R
#26 David Oliver (RW) 48 1971 Sechelt, BC, CAN 6'0" 194 R
#20 Luc Robitaille (LW) 53 1966 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#24 Niklas Sundström (C) 44 1975 Örnsköldsvik, SWE 6'0" 194 L
#10 Esa Tikkanen (LW) 54 1965 Helsinki, FIN 6'1" 209 L
#37 Ryan VandenBussche (RW) 46 1973 Simcoe, ON, CAN 6'0" 201 R
#39 Vladimir Vorobyov (LW) 46 1972 Cherepovets, RUS 6'3" 205 R
Position: G:2 D:9 F:23 | Av Age: 29.09 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 200 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Madison Square Garden
  • Location New York, NY, USA
  • Capacity 18 006
  • Construction Year 1968
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/09/2019
10/09/2019 Confirmed Joining Matthew Robertson (D) Joining from Edmonton Oil Kings
10/08/2019
10/08/2019 Confirmed Leaving Vladislav Namestnikov (F) Leaving for Ottawa Senators
10/08/2019 Confirmed Joining Nick Ebert (D) Joining from Ottawa Senators
10/04/2019
10/04/2019 Confirmed Leaving Chris Nell (G) Leaving for Greenville Swamp Rabbits
10/04/2019 Confirmed Leaving Brandon Halverson (G) Leaving for Norfolk Admirals
10/01/2019
10/01/2019 Confirmed Joining Micheal Haley (F) Joining from San Jose Sharks
09/30/2019
09/30/2019 Up/Down Leaving Boo Nieves (F) Leaving for Hartford Wolf Pack
09/30/2019 Up/Down Leaving Filip Chytil (F) Leaving for Hartford Wolf Pack
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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 36 13 31 - - 279 267 85 9 Conference SF loss
1990-1991 NHL 80 36 13 31 - - 297 265 85 8 Conference QF loss
1991-1992 NHL 80 50 5 25 - - 321 246 105 1 Conference SF loss
1992-1993 NHL 84 34 11 39 - - 304 308 79 19 Did not make playoffs
1993-1994 NHL 84 52 8 24 - - 299 231 112 1 Champion
1994-1995 NHL 48 22 3 23 - - 139 134 47 14 Conference SF loss
1995-1996 NHL 82 41 14 27 - - 272 237 96 5 Conference SF loss
1996-1997 NHL 82 38 10 34 - - 258 231 86 8 Conference Final loss
1997-1998 NHL 82 25 18 39 - - 197 231 68 21 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 NHL 82 33 11 38 - - 217 227 77 18 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 NHL 82 29 12 38 - 3 218 246 73 23 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 NHL 82 33 5 43 - 1 250 290 72 21 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 NHL 82 36 4 38 - 4 227 258 80 21 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 NHL 82 32 10 36 - 4 210 231 78 21 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NHL 82 27 7 40 - 8 206 250 69 25 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 NHL 82 44 - 26 - 12 257 215 100 10 Conference QF loss
2006-2007 NHL 82 42 - 30 - 10 242 216 94 15 Conference SF loss
2007-2008 NHL 82 42 - 27 - 13 213 199 97 9 Conference SF loss
2008-2009 NHL 82 43 - 30 - 9 210 218 95 12 Conference QF loss
2009-2010 NHL 82 38 - 33 - 11 222 218 87 21 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 NHL 82 44 - 33 - 5 233 198 93 18 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 NHL 82 51 - 24 - 7 226 187 109 2 Conference Final loss
2012-2013 NHL 48 26 - 18 - 4 130 112 56 6 Conference SF loss
2013-2014 NHL 82 45 - 31 - 6 218 193 96 2 Final loss
2014-2015 NHL 82 53 - 22 - 7 252 192 113 1 Conference Final loss
2015-2016 NHL 82 46 - 27 - 9 236 217 101 3 Conference QF loss
2016-2017 NHL 82 48 - 28 - 6 256 220 102 4 Conference SF loss
2017-2018 NHL 82 34 - 39 - 9 231 268 77 8 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 NHL 82 32 - 50 9 14 227 272 78 7 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 NHL 3 2 - 1 0 0 11 9 4 6 -
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Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Taylor Beck (F) 2019-2020 Avangard Omsk KHL 17 4 11 15 2
2. Jeremy Williams (F) 2019-2020 Straubing Tigers DEL 11 8 5 13 6
3. Nigel Dawes (F) 2019-2020 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 18 7 6 13 9
4. Raphael Díaz (D) 2019-2020 EV Zug NLA 11 0 12 12 4
5. Chad Kolarik (F) 2019-2020 EC Salzburg EBEL 9 5 5 10 2
6. Jarkko Immonen (F) 2019-2020 JYP Liiga 12 5 5 10 4
7. Peter Holland (F) 2019-2020 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 16 5 5 10 4
8. Marek Hrivík (F) 2019-2020 Leksands IF SHL 10 4 6 10 4
9. Adam Cracknell (F) 2019-2020 Kunlun Red Star KHL 18 2 7 9 6
10. Jaromír Jágr (F) 2019-2020 Rytiri Kladno Czech 7 6 2 8 6
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rod Gilbert (F) 1065 406 615 1021
2. Brian Leetch (D) 1129 240 741 981
3. Jean Ratelle (F) 862 336 481 817
4. Andy Bathgate (F) 719 272 457 729
5. Mark Messier (F) 698 250 441 691
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rod Gilbert (F) 1065 406 615 1021
2. Jean Ratelle (F) 862 336 481 817
3. Adam Graves (F) 772 280 227 507
4. Andy Bathgate (F) 719 272 457 729
5. Vic Hadfield (F) 839 262 310 572
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Brian Leetch (D) 1129 240 741 981
2. Rod Gilbert (F) 1065 406 615 1021
3. Jean Ratelle (F) 862 336 481 817
4. Andy Bathgate (F) 719 272 457 729
5. Walt Tkaczuk (F) 945 227 451 678
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Ron Greschner (D) 982 179 610 1226
2. Jeff Beukeboom (D) 520 18 90 1157
3. Harry Howell (D) 1160 82 345 1147
4. Dave Maloney (D) 605 70 295 1113
5. Vic Hadfield (F) 839 262 572 1036
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Harry Howell (D) 1160 82 263 345
2. Brian Leetch (D) 1129 240 741 981
3. Rod Gilbert (F) 1065 406 615 1021
4. Ron Greschner (D) 982 179 431 610
5. Walt Tkaczuk (F) 945 227 451 678
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Joe Jerwa (D) 3 4 11 3.667
2. Artemi Panarin (F) 3 2 4 1.333
3. Jacob Trouba (D) 3 1 4 1.333
4. Jaromír Jágr (F) 277 124 319 1.152
5. Walt Poddubny (F) 152 78 175 1.151
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jaromír Jágr (F) 2005-2006 NHL 82 54 69 123 1.50 72
2. Jean Ratelle (F) 1971-1972 NHL 63 46 63 109 1.73 4
3. Mark Messier (F) 1991-1992 NHL 79 35 72 107 1.35 76
4. Vic Hadfield (F) 1971-1972 NHL 78 50 56 106 1.36 142
5. Mike Rogers (F) 1981-1982 NHL 80 38 65 103 1.29 43
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jaromír Jágr (F) 2005-2006 NHL 82 54 69 123 1.50 72
2. Adam Graves (F) 1993-1994 NHL 84 52 27 79 0.94 127
3. Vic Hadfield (F) 1971-1972 NHL 78 50 56 106 1.36 142
4. Mike Gartner (F) 1990-1991 NHL 79 49 20 69 0.87 53
5. Pierre Larouche (F) 1983-1984 NHL 77 48 33 81 1.05 22
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brian Leetch (D) 1991-1992 NHL 80 22 80 102 1.28 26
2. Sergei Zubov (D) 1993-1994 NHL 78 12 77 89 1.14 39
3. Mark Messier (F) 1991-1992 NHL 79 35 72 107 1.35 76
4. Wayne Gretzky (F) 1996-1997 NHL 82 25 72 97 1.18 28
5. Brian Leetch (D) 1990-1991 NHL 80 16 72 88 1.10 42
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Troy Mallette (F) 1989-1990 NHL 79 13 16 29 0.37 305
2. Kris King (F) 1989-1990 NHL 68 6 7 13 0.19 286
3. Troy Mallette (F) 1990-1991 NHL 71 12 10 22 0.31 252
4. Tie Domi (F) 1991-1992 NHL 42 2 4 6 0.14 246
5. Barry Beck (D) 1980-1981 NHL 75 11 23 34 0.45 231
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'1" 198 lbs 25.62
2018-2019 6'1" 200 lbs 26.84
2017-2018 6'1" 200 lbs 27.06
2016-2017 6'1" 203 lbs 27.20
2015-2016 6'1" 204 lbs 28.82
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2019
1 #2 Kaapo Kakko (RW) 02/13/2001 Turku, FIN 6'2" 190 lbs
2 #49 Matthew Robertson (D) 03/09/2001 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'4" 201 lbs
2 #58 Karl Henriksson (C) 02/05/2001 Malmö, SWE 5'9" 174 lbs
3 #68 Zachary Jones (D) 10/18/2000 Glen Allen, VA, USA 5'10" 176 lbs
4 #112 Hunter Skinner (D) 04/29/2001 Pinckney, MI, USA 6'3" 174 lbs
5 #130 Leevi Aaltonen (RW/LW) 01/24/2001 Mikkeli, FIN 5'9" 176 lbs
6 #161 Adam Edström (C/W) 10/12/2000 Karlstad, SWE 6'6" 212 lbs
7 #205 Eric Ciccolini (RW) 01/14/2001 Vaughan, ON, CAN 6'0" 170 lbs
2018
1 #9 Vitali Kravtsov (RW) 12/23/1999 Vladivostok, RUS 6'4" 183 lbs
1 #22 K'Andre Miller (D) 01/21/2000 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'4" 207 lbs
1 #28 Nils Lundkvist (D) 07/27/2000 Piteå, SWE 5'11" 174 lbs
2 #39 Olof Lindbom (G) 07/23/2000 Stockholm, SWE 6'2" 183 lbs
3 #70 Jakob Ragnarsson (D) 09/23/1999 Mountain View, CA, USA 6'0" 176 lbs
3 #88 Joey Keane (D) 07/02/1999 Chicago, IL, USA 6'0" 185 lbs
4 #101 Nico Gross (D) 01/26/2000 Pontresina, SUI 6'1" 190 lbs
5 #132 Lauri Pajuniemi (RW) 09/12/1999 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 183 lbs
6 #163 Simon Kjellberg (D) 02/17/2000 Nashville, TN, USA 6'2" 192 lbs
7 #216 Riley Hughes (RW) 06/27/2000 Westwood, MA, USA 6'1" 174 lbs
2017
1 #7 Lias Andersson (C/LW) 10/13/1998 Smögen, SWE 5'11" 205 lbs
1 #21 Filip Chytil (C) 09/05/1999 Kromeriz, CZE 6'2" 203 lbs
4 #123 Brandon Crawley (D) 02/02/1997 Glen Rock, NJ, USA 6'1" 205 lbs
5 #145 Calle Själin (D) 09/02/1999 Östersund, SWE 6'1" 179 lbs
6 #157 Dominik Lakatos (C/LW) 04/08/1997 Liberec, CZE 6'0" 194 lbs
6 #174 Morgan Barron (C) 12/02/1998 Halifax, NS, CAN 6'2" 209 lbs
7 #207 Patrik Virta (C/RW) 03/06/1996 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'10" 181 lbs
Complete Draft History
Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
1994 Stanley Cup Championship Lineup
Adam Graves - Mark Messier - Alexei Kovalev
Stépahen Matteau - EsaTikkanen - Steve Larmer
Greg Gilbert - Craig MacTavish - Brian Noonan
Glen Anderson - Sergei Nemchinov - Joey Kocur

Brian Leetch - Jeff Beukeboom
Kevin Lowe - Sergei Zubov
Jay Wells - Alexander Karpovtsev

Mike Richter
(Glenn Healy)