2000–01 Boston Bruins · NHL
Division 4th Northeast
2000–01 record 36–30–8
Goals for 227
Goals against 249
General Manager Harry Sinden
Mike O'Connell
Coach Pat Burns
Captain Jason Allison
Arena Fleet Center
Team Leaders
Goals Joe Thornton (37)
Assists Jason Allison (59)
Points Jason Allison (95)
Penalties in minutes Andrei Nazarov (200)
Wins Byron Dafoe (22)
Goals against average Byron Dafoe (2.39)
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1999–00 2001–02

The 2000–01 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 76th season of operation. The Bruins finished 4th in the Northeast Division and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Northeast Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 2 Ottawa Senators 82 48 21 9 4 274 205 109
2 5 Buffalo Sabres 82 46 30 5 1 218 184 98
3 7 Toronto Maple Leafs 82 37 29 11 5 232 207 90
4 9 Boston Bruins 82 36 30 8 8 227 249 88
5 11 Montreal Canadiens 82 28 40 8 6 206 232 70

Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; OTL=Overtime loss; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Game Log[edit | edit source]

Regular Season Schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 T October 5, 2000 4–4 OT Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 0–0–1–0
2 W October 7, 2000 5–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 1–0–1–0
3 W October 9, 2000 4–2 Florida Panthers (2000–01) 2–0–1–0
4 W October 11, 2000 3–2 OT @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2000–01) 3–0–1–0
5 L October 13, 2000 0–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (2000–01) 3–1–1–0
6 L October 14, 2000 2–5 @ San Jose Sharks (2000–01) 3–2–1–0
7 L October 17, 2000 1–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (2000–01) 3–3–1–0
8 L October 20, 2000 2–3 @ Calgary Flames (2000–01) 3–4–1–0
9 W October 26, 2000 4–1 Washington Capitals (2000–01) 4–4–1–0
10 L October 28, 2000 1–2 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 4–4–1–1
11 L October 29, 2000 1–5 @ New York Rangers (2000–01) 4–5–1–1
12 L October 31, 2000 2–4 @ New York Islanders (2000–01) 4–6–1–1
13 W November 2, 2000 5–4 Chicago Blackhawks (2000–01) 5–6–1–1
14 L November 4, 2000 3–8 Atlanta Thrashers (2000–01) 5–7–1–1
15 L November 5, 2000 1–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 5–8–1–1
16 W November 9, 2000 2–1 Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 6–8–1–1
17 T Nov 11, 2000 2–2 OT Nashville Predators (2000–01) 6–8–2–1
18 L Nov 16, 2000 2–3 OT New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 6–8–2–2
19 L Nov 18, 2000 1–6 Minnesota Wild (2000–01) 6–9–2–2
20 L Nov 21, 2000 1–2 @ Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 6–10–2–2
21 W Nov 22, 2000 5–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (2000–01) 7–10–2–2
22 L Nov 24, 2000 1–3 Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 7–11–2–2
23 T Nov 26, 2000 4–4 OT Los Angeles Kings (2000–01) 7–11–3–2
24 W Nov 28, 2000 3–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 8–11–3–2
25 L December 1, 2000 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (2000–01) 8–12–3–2
26 L December 2, 2000 0–2 Washington Capitals (2000–01) 8–13–3–2
27 L December 4, 2000 4–5 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2000–01) 8–14–3–2
28 W December 6, 2000 3–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 9–14–3–2
29 L December 8, 2000 2–3 OT @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2000–01) 9–14–3–3
30 W December 9, 2000 6–4 New York Rangers (2000–01) 10–14–3–3
31 L Dec 12, 2000 0–3 Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 10–15–3–3
32 W Dec 16, 2000 4–1 Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 11–15–3–3
33 T Dec 19, 2000 4–4 OT Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 11–15–4–3
34 W Dec 21, 2000 4–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 12–15–4–3
35 L Dec 23, 2000 1–2 OT Detroit Red Wings (2000–01) 12–15–4–4
36 W Dec 27, 2000 5–2 @ New York Islanders (2000–01) 13–15–4–4
37 L Dec 29, 2000 0–3 @ Florida Panthers (2000–01) 13–16–4–4
38 T Dec 30, 2000 1–1 OT @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 13–16–5–4
39 W January 1, 2001 4–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 14–16–5–4
40 T January 5, 2001 1–1 OT @ Washington Capitals (2000–01) 14–16–6–4
41 L January 6, 2001 0–4 Dallas Stars (2000–01) 14–17–6–4
42 W January 9, 2001 5–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 15–17–6–4
43 W January 10, 2001 2–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 16–17–6–4
44 W January 13, 2001 4–1 New York Rangers (2000–01) 17–17–6–4
45 W January 16, 2001 5–4 @ New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 18–17–6–4
46 L January 18, 2001 2–4 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 18–18–6–4
47 L January 19, 2001 0–1 OT @ Nashville Predators (2000–01) 18–18–6–5
48 L January 22, 2001 2–3 Florida Panthers (2000–01) 18–19–6–5
49 W January 24, 2001 2–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 19–19–6–5
50 W January 26, 2001 2–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 20–19–6–5
51 W January 27, 2001 4–3 OT New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 21–19–6–5
52 W January 30, 2001 5–1 St. Louis Blues (2000–01) 22–19–6–5
53 L February 1, 2001 0–3 Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 22–20–6–5
54 W February 6, 2001 4–3 Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 23–20–6–5
55 L February 9, 2001 1–5 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2000–01) 23–21–6–5
56 W February 10, 2001 6–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 24–21–6–5
57 W February 15, 2001 6–3 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 25–21–6–5
58 L February 16, 2001 1–2 @ Florida Panthers (2000–01) 25–22–6–5
59 L February 18, 2001 4–5 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2000–01) 25–23–6–5
60 L February 21, 2001 2–8 @ Colorado Avalanche (2000–01) 25–24–6–5
61 L February 23, 2001 4–5 OT @ Dallas Stars (2000–01) 25–24–6–6
62 L February 24, 2001 2–3 OT @ St. Louis Blues (2000–01) 25–24–6–7
63 W February 27, 2001 7–4 Phoenix Coyotes (2000–01) 26–24–6–7
64 W March 1, 2001 3–1 Tampa Bay Lightning (2000–01) 27–24–6–7
65 W March 3, 2001 3–2 San Jose Sharks (2000–01) 28–24–6–7
66 L March 5, 2001 4–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2000–01) 28–25–6–7
67 L March 6, 2001 1–3 Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 28–26–6–7
68 L March 8, 2001 3–5 Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 28–27–6–7
69 L March 10, 2001 5–7 Atlanta Thrashers (2000–01) 28–28–6–7
70 T March 15, 2001 2–2 OT Vancouver Canucks (2000–01) 28–28–7–7
71 W March 17, 2001 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 29–28–7–7
72 T March 20, 2001 2–2 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2000–01) 29–28–8–7
73 W March 22, 2001 3–2 OT Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 30–28–8–7
74 L March 24, 2001 2–4 Colorado Avalanche (2000–01) 30–29–8–7
75 W March 25, 2001 3–2 @ New York Rangers (2000–01) 31–29–8–7
76 W March 28, 2001 3–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2000–01) 32–29–8–7
77 L March 30, 2001 4–5 OT @ Ottawa Senators (2000–01) 32–29–8–8
78 W March 31, 2001 4–2 New York Islanders (2000–01) 33–29–8–8
79 W April 2, 2001 3–2 OT Montreal Canadiens (2000–01) 34–29–8–8
80 W April 4, 2001 3–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (2000–01) 35–29–8–8
81 L April 6, 2001 2–5 @ New Jersey Devils (2000–01) 35–30–8–8
82 W April 7, 2001 4–2 New York Islanders (2000–01) 36–30–8–8

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Bruins did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Allison, JasonJason Allison C 82 36 59 95 85 -8 11 3 6
Samsonov, SergeiSergei Samsonov LW 82 29 46 75 18 6 3 0 3
Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton C 72 37 34 71 107 -4 19 1 5
Guerin, BillBill Guerin RW 64 28 35 63 122 -4 7 1 4
Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston C/RW 77 19 39 58 28 6 5 0 4
Kovalenko, AndreiAndrei Kovalenko RW 76 16 21 37 27 -14 7 1 3
Eloranta, MikkoMikko Eloranta LW 62 12 11 23 38 2 1 1 2
Axelsson, P.J.P.J. Axelsson LW 81 8 15 23 27 -12 0 0 2
Knuble, MikeMike Knuble RW 82 7 13 20 37 0 0 1 1
Ward, DixonDixon Ward RW 63 5 13 18 65 -1 0 0 0
McLaren, KyleKyle McLaren D 58 5 12 17 53 -5 2 0 0
Girard, JonathanJonathan Girard D 31 3 13 16 14 2 2 0 1
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D 31 3 10 13 41 -9 2 0 0
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 72 2 10 12 26 -1 1 0 1
Gill, HalHal Gill D 80 1 10 11 71 -2 0 0 0
Kultanen, JarnoJarno Kultanen D 62 2 8 10 26 -3 0 0 1
Traverse, PatrickPatrick Traverse D 37 2 6 8 14 4 1 0 1
Popovic, PeterPeter Popovic D 60 1 6 7 48 -5 0 0 0
Weinrich, EricEric Weinrich D 22 1 5 6 10 -8 1 0 1
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 45 2 3 5 26 -12 0 0 0
Nazarov, AndreiAndrei Nazarov LW 63 1 4 5 200 -14 0 0 0
Belanger, KenKen Belanger LW 40 2 2 4 121 -6 0 0 1
Mann, CameronCameron Mann RW 15 1 3 4 6 0 0 0 0
Coffey, PaulPaul Coffey D 18 0 4 4 30 -6 0 0 0
Goren, LeeLee Goren RW 21 2 0 2 7 -3 1 0 0
Pahlsson, SamuelSamuel Pahlsson C 17 1 1 2 6 -5 0 0 0
Kutlak, ZdenekZdenek Kutlak D 10 0 2 2 4 -3 0 0 0
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe G 45 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0
Smith, BrandonBrandon Smith D 3 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0
Manlow, EricEric Manlow C 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Boynton, NickNick Boynton D 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Savage, AndreAndre Savage C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mathieu, MarquisMarquis Mathieu C 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Hulbig, JoeJoe Hulbig LW 7 0 0 0 4 -3 0 0 0
Nickulas, EricEric Nickulas RW 7 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0
Kolarik, PavelPavel Kolarik D 10 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0
Henderson, JayJay Henderson LW 13 0 0 0 26 -1 0 0 0
Whitmore, KayKay Whitmore G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grahame, JohnJohn Grahame G 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Raycroft, AndrewAndrew Raycroft G 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skudra, PeterPeter Skudra G 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe 2536 45 22 14 7 101 2.39 2 1076 975 .906
Skudra, PeterPeter Skudra 1116 25 6 12 1 62 3.33 0 511 449 .879
Raycroft, AndrewAndrew Raycroft 649 15 4 6 0 32 2.96 0 291 259 .890
Grahame, JohnJohn Grahame 471 10 3 4 0 28 3.57 0 211 183 .867
Whitmore, KayKay Whitmore 203 5 1 2 0 18 5.32 0 94 76 .809
Team: 4975 82 36 38 8 241 2.91 2 2183 1942 .890

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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/OT = Ties/Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

  • The Bruins did not win any awards this season.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2000-01 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-09.
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