1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning · NHL
Division 6th Norris
Conference 11th Clarence Campbell
1992–93 record 23–54–7
Home record 12–27–3
Road record 11–27–4
Goals for 245
Goals against 332
General Manager Phil Esposito
Coach Terry Crisp
Captain Vacant
Alternate captains Brian Bradley
John Tucker
Unknown
Team Leaders
Goals Brian Bradley (42)
Assists Brian Bradley (44)
Points Brian Bradley (86)
Penalties in minutes Mike Hartman (154)
Wins Jean-Claude Bergeron
and Pat Jablonski (8)
Goals against average Jean-Claude Bergeron
and Wendell Young (3.66)
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The 1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning season was the team's inaugural season in the National Hockey League (NHL). They finished sixth in the Norris Division with a record of 23 wins, 54 losses, and 7 ties for 53 points.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Manon Rheaume[edit | edit source]

On September 23, 1992, Manon Rheaume became the first woman to play in an NHL exhibition game as the Tampa Bay Lightning played against the St. Louis Blues.

Expansion draft[edit | edit source]

# Player Drafted from Drafted by
1. Wendell Young G Pittsburgh Penguins Tampa Bay Lightning
4. Frederic Chabot (G) Montreal Canadiens Tampa Bay Lightning
6. Joe Reekie (D) New York Islanders Tampa Bay Lightning
7. Shawn Chambers (D) Washington Capitals Tampa Bay Lightning
9. Peter Taglianetti (D) Pittsburgh Penguins Tampa Bay Lightning
12. Bob McGill (D) Detroit Red Wings Tampa Bay Lightning
14. Jeff Bloemberg (D) New York Rangers Tampa Bay Lightning
15. Doug Crossman (D) Quebec Nordiques Tampa Bay Lightning
17. Rob Ramage (D) Minnesota North Stars Tampa Bay Lightning
19. Michel Mongeau (C) St. Louis Blues Tampa Bay Lightning
22. Anatoli Semenov (C) Edmonton Oilers Tampa Bay Lightning
24. Mike Hartman (LW) Winnipeg Jets Tampa Bay Lightning
26. Basil McRae (LW) Minnesota North Stars Tampa Bay Lightning
28. Rob DiMaio (RW) New York Islanders Tampa Bay Lightning
30. Steve Maltais (W) Quebec Nordiques Tampa Bay Lightning
32. Dan Vincelette (LW) Chicago Blackhawks Tampa Bay Lightning
34. Tim Bergland (RW) Washington Capitals Tampa Bay Lightning
36. Brian Bradley (C) Toronto Maple Leafs Tampa Bay Lightning
38. Keith Osborne (RW) Toronto Maple Leafs Tampa Bay Lightning
40. Shayne Stevenson (C) Boston Bruins Tampa Bay Lightning
42. Tim Hunter (F) Calgary Flames Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL draft[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Blackhawks 84 47 25 12 106 279 230
Detroit Red Wings 84 47 28 9 103 369 280
Toronto Maple Leafs 84 44 29 11 99 288 241
St. Louis Blues 84 37 36 11 85 282 278
Minnesota North Stars 84 36 38 10 82 272 293
Tampa Bay Lightning 84 23 54 7 53 245 332

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game log[edit | edit source]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 7, 1992 7–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1992–93) 1–0–0
2 L October 10, 1992 1–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1992–93) 1–1–0
3 T October 11, 1992 4–4 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (1992–93) 1–1–1
4 W October 13, 1992 2–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1992–93) 2–1–1
5 L October 15, 1992 3–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 2–2–1
6 L October 16, 1992 4–5 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1992–93) 2–3–1
7 W October 20, 1992 6–1 Edmonton Oilers (1992–93) 3–3–1
8 L October 22, 1992 2–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 3–4–1
9 W October 24, 1992 3–2 Quebec Nordiques (1992–93) 4–4–1
10 L October 27, 1992 3–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1992–93) 4–5–1
11 L October 28, 1992 3–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1992–93) 4–6–1
12 L October 30, 1992 1–2 San Jose Sharks (1992–93) 4–7–1
13 L November 1, 1992 4–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (1992–93) 4–8–1
14 W November 3, 1992 6–4 St. Louis Blues (1992–93) 5–8–1
15 T November 6, 1992 2–2 OT @ Washington Capitals (1992–93) 5–8–2
16 W November 7, 1992 6–5 OT @ New York Islanders (1992–93) 6–8–2
17 W November 9, 1992 5–1 @ New York Rangers (1992–93) 7–8–2
18 W November 11, 1992 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1992–93) 8–8–2
19 W November 13, 1992 1–0 Ottawa Senators (1992–93) 9–8–2
20 L November 14, 1992 3–5 Calgary Flames (1992–93) 9–9–2
21 L November 17, 1992 5–6 Winnipeg Jets (1992–93) 9–10–2
22 L November 19, 1992 1–4 Minnesota North Stars (1992–93) 9–11–2
23 L November 21, 1992 2–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1992–93) 9–12–2
24 L November 23, 1992 5–10 @ Detroit Red Wings (1992–93) 9–13–2
25 W November 24, 1992 3–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 10–13–2
26 L November 27, 1992 2–3 OT @ Calgary Flames (1992–93) 10–14–2
27 L November 28, 1992 3–4 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1992–93) 10–15–2
28 L December 5, 1992 7–9 Detroit Red Wings (1992–93) 10–16–2
29 L December 7, 1992 1–6 New York Islanders (1992–93) 10–17–2
30 L December 9, 1992 5–6 @ New York Rangers (1992–93) 10–18–2
31 L December 11, 1992 4–5 New York Rangers (1992–93) 10–19–2
32 W December 12, 1992 3–1 Edmonton Oilers (1992–93) 11–19–2
33 W December 15, 1992 3–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1992–93) 12–19–2
34 W December 16, 1992 5–4 OT @ San Jose Sharks (1992–93) 13–19–2
35 L December 18, 1992 0–2 New Jersey Devils (1992–93) 13–20–2
36 W December 20, 1992 4–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1992–93) 14–20–2
37 L December 22, 1992 3–5 @ Boston Bruins (1992–93) 14–21–2
38 L December 23, 1992 1–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1992–93) 14–22–2
39 L December 31, 1992 0–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1992–93) 14–23–2
40 L January 2, 1993 1–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1992–93) 14–24–2
41 L January 4, 1993 0–7 @ Vancouver Canucks (1992–93) 14–25–2
42 W January 6, 1993 6–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1992–93) 15–25–2
43 L January 9, 1993 4–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1992–93) 15–26–2
44 L January 11, 1993 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 15–27–2
45 L January 13, 1993 3–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1992–93) 15–28–2
46 L January 16, 1993 3–5 St. Louis Blues (1992–93) 15–29–2
47 L January 17, 1993 3–5 Washington Capitals (1992–93) 15–30–2
48 L January 19, 1993 2–4 Minnesota North Stars (1992–93) 15–31–2
49 L January 21, 1993 1–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 15–32–2
50 W January 23, 1993 5–1 San Jose Sharks (1992–93) 16–32–2
51 T January 24, 1993 2–2 OT Minnesota North Stars (1992–93) 16–32–3
52 L January 28, 1993 2–4 St. Louis Blues (1992–93) 16–33–3
53 W January 30, 1993 4–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1992–93) 17–33–3
54 W February 1, 1993 5–4 @ San Jose Sharks (1992–93) 18–33–3
55 L February 3, 1993 2–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1992–93) 18–34–3
56 W February 9, 1993 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 19–34–3
57 L February 11, 1993 0–1 Minnesota North Stars (1992–93) 19–35–3
58 T February 14, 1993 3–3 OT Boston Bruins (1992–93) 19–35–4
59 L February 17, 1993 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1992–93) 19–36–4
60 L February 19, 1993 1–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 19–37–4
61 L February 20, 1993 2–5 Quebec Nordiques (1992–93) 19–38–4
62 L February 22, 1993 2–5 Los Angeles Kings (1992–93) 19–39–4
63 L February 25, 1993 1–5 Chicago Blackhawks (1992–93) 19–40–4
64 T February 27, 1993 3–3 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1992–93) 19–40–5
65 W March 3, 1993 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1992–93) 20–40–5
66 W March 6, 1993 7–4 Calgary Flames (1992–93) 21–40–5
67 L March 9, 1993 2–4 Winnipeg Jets (1992–93) 21–41–5
68 L March 12, 1993 2–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 21–42–5
69 L March 14, 1993 1–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1992–93) 21–43–5
70 L March 16, 1993 3–4 OT Hartford Whalers (1992–93) 21–44–5
71 L March 18, 1993 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1992–93) 21–45–5
72 L March 20, 1993 1–3 Buffalo Sabres (1992–93) 21–46–5
73 L March 21, 1993 2–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1992–93) 21–47–5
74 L March 23, 1993 3–9 @ New Jersey Devils (1992–93) 21–48–5
75 W March 25, 1993 3–2 OT @ Ottawa Senators (1992–93) 22–48–5
76 L March 27, 1993 3–8 Detroit Red Wings (1992–93) 22–49–5
77 L April 1, 1993 3–5 Vancouver Canucks (1992–93) 22–50–5
78 L April 3, 1993 2–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1992–93) 22–51–5
79 T April 6, 1993 2–2 OT St. Louis Blues (1992–93) 22–51–6
80 L April 8, 1993 1–9 Detroit Red Wings (1992–93) 22–52–6
81 L April 10, 1993 2–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1992–93) 22–53–6
82 T April 11, 1993 3–3 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (1992–93) 22–53–7
83 W April 13, 1993 5–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1992–93) 23–53–7
84 L April 15, 1993 5–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1992–93) 23–54–7

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Bradley, BrianBrian Bradley C 80 42 44 86 92 -24 16 0 6
Tucker, JohnJohn Tucker C 78 17 39 56 69 -12 5 1 1
Kontos, ChrisChris Kontos LW/C 66 27 24 51 12 -7 12 1 3
Zamuner, RobRob Zamuner LW 84 15 28 43 74 -25 1 0 0
Creighton, AdamAdam Creighton C 83 19 20 39 110 -19 7 1 0
Chambers, ShawnShawn Chambers D 55 10 29 39 36 -21 5 0 1
Beers, BobBob Beers D 64 12 24 36 70 -25 7 0 0
Bureau, MarcMarc Bureau C 63 10 21 31 111 -12 1 2 1
Crossman, DougDoug Crossman D 40 8 21 29 18 -4 2 0 1
Andersson, MikaelMikael Andersson LW 77 16 11 27 14 -14 3 2 4
Cole, DantonDanton Cole C/RW 67 12 15 27 23 -2 0 1 1
DiMaio, RobRob DiMaio RW 54 9 15 24 62 0 2 0 0
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 67 6 15 21 71 -21 1 0 1
Maltais, SteveSteve Maltais LW 63 7 13 20 35 -20 4 0 1
Ramage, RobRob Ramage D 66 5 12 17 138 -21 5 0 0
Bergevin, MarcMarc Bergevin D 78 2 12 14 66 -16 0 0 0
Reekie, JoeJoe Reekie D 42 2 11 13 69 2 0 0 0
Hodge Jr., KenKen Hodge Jr. C/RW 25 2 7 9 2 -6 0 0 1
Taglianetti, PeterPeter Taglianetti D 61 1 8 9 150 8 0 0 0
Hartman, MikeMike Hartman LW 58 4 4 8 154 -7 0 0 0
Kasper, SteveSteve Kasper C 47 3 4 7 18 -13 0 0 0
Bergland, TimTim Bergland RW 27 3 3 6 11 -5 0 0 0
Lafreniere, JasonJason Lafreniere C 11 3 3 6 4 -6 1 0 0
McRae, BasilBasil McRae LW 14 2 3 5 71 -3 1 0 0
Semenov, AnatoliAnatoli Semenov C/LW 13 2 3 5 4 -5 0 0 0
Lipuma, ChrisChris Lipuma D 15 0 5 5 34 1 0 0 0
Hervey, MattMatt Hervey D 17 0 4 4 38 -6 0 0 0
Drulia, StanStan Drulia RW 24 2 1 3 10 1 0 0 1
Callander, JockJock Callander RW 8 1 1 2 2 -5 0 0 0
Capuano, DaveDave Capuano LW 6 1 1 2 2 -4 1 0 0
Mongeau, MichelMichel Mongeau C 4 1 1 2 2 -2 0 0 0
Osborne, KeithKeith Osborne RW 11 1 1 2 8 -1 0 0 1
Gilhen, RandyRandy Gilhen C 11 0 2 2 6 -6 0 0 0
Jablonski, PatPat Jablonski G 43 0 2 2 7 0 0 0 0
Rivers, ShawnShawn Rivers D 4 0 2 2 2 -2 0 0 0
Young, WendellWendell Young G 31 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Bergeron, Jean-ClaudeJean-Claude Bergeron G 21 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Stevenson, ShayneShayne Stevenson RW 8 0 1 1 7 -5 0 0 0
Cote, AlainAlain Cote D 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Littman, DavidDavid Littman G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raglan, HerbHerb Raglan RW 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Richer, StephaneStephane Richer D 3 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0
Ruff, JasonJason Ruff LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Simard, MartinMartin Simard RW 7 0 0 0 11 -1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Bergeron, Jean-ClaudeJean-Claude Bergeron 1163 21 8 10 1 71 3.66 0 574 503 .876
Jablonski, PatPat Jablonski 2268 43 8 24 4 150 3.97 1 1194 1044 .874
Young, WendellWendell Young 1591 31 7 19 2 97 3.66 0 758 661 .872
Littman, DavidDavid Littman 45 1 0 1 0 7 9.33 0 21 14 .667
Team: 5067 84 23 54 7 325 3.85 1 2547 2222 .872

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1992-93 Tampa Bay Lightning Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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