2000–01 Tampa Bay Lightning · NHL
Division 5th Southeast
2000–01 record 24–47–6
Goals for 201
Goals against 280
Coach Steve Ludzik,
John Tortorella
Captain Vincent Lecavalier
Team Leaders
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The 2000–01 Tampa Bay Lightning season was the Lightning's ninth season of operation. The club again failed to make the playoffs.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

After 39 games, the Lightning fired coach Steve Ludzik and replaced him with John Tortorella. Ludzik finished with a record of 12–20–5–2 for the season. Tortorella would have a slightly worse record the rest of the way, finishing 12–27–1–3.[1]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Southeast Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 3 Washington Capitals 82 41 27 10 4 233 211 96
2 8 Carolina Hurricanes 82 38 32 9 3 212 225 88
3 12 Florida Panthers 82 22 38 13 9 200 246 66
4 13 Atlanta Thrashers 82 23 45 12 2 211 289 60
5 14 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 24 47 6 5 201 280 59

Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; OTL = Overtime loss; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
         Bolded teams qualified for the playoffs.

Game log[edit | edit source]

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Richards, BradBrad Richards C 82 21 41 62 14 -10 7 0 3
Modin, FredrikFredrik Modin LW 76 32 24 56 48 -1 8 0 4
Lecavalier, VincentVincent Lecavalier C 68 23 28 51 66 -26 7 0 3
St. Louis, MartinMartin St. Louis RW 78 18 22 40 12 -4 3 3 4
Johnson, MikeMike Johnson RW 64 11 27 38 38 -10 3 1 0
Holzinger, BrianBrian Holzinger C 70 11 25 36 64 -9 3 0 2
Kubina, PavelPavel Kubina D 70 11 19 30 103 -14 6 1 1
Kharitonov, AlexanderAlexander Kharitonov LW 66 7 15 22 8 -9 0 0 0
Warriner, ToddTodd Warriner LW 64 10 11 21 46 -13 3 2 1
Johnson, RyanRyan Johnson C 80 7 14 21 44 -20 1 0 0
Ekman, NilsNils Ekman LW 43 9 11 20 40 -15 2 1 1
Zyuzin, AndreiAndrei Zyuzin D 64 4 16 20 76 -8 2 1 1
Mara, PaulPaul Mara D 46 6 10 16 40 -17 2 0 1
Primeau, WayneWayne Primeau C 47 2 13 15 77 -17 0 0 0
Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D 26 1 11 12 25 -8 1 0 0
Sarich, CoryCory Sarich D 73 1 8 9 106 -25 0 0 1
Barnaby, MatthewMatthew Barnaby RW 29 4 4 8 97 -3 1 0 0
Cullimore, JassenJassen Cullimore D 74 1 6 7 80 -6 0 0 0
Clymer, BenBen Clymer RW 23 5 1 6 21 -7 3 0 0
Drulia, StanStan Drulia RW 34 2 4 6 18 -11 1 0 0
Galanov, MaximMaxim Galanov D 25 0 5 5 8 -5 0 0 0
Keefe, SheldonSheldon Keefe RW 49 4 0 4 38 -13 0 0 0
Kudroc, KristianKristian Kudroc D 22 2 2 4 36 0 0 0 1
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 14 2 2 4 12 -5 0 0 0
Svoboda, PetrPetr Svoboda D 19 1 3 4 41 -4 0 0 0
Muir, BryanBryan Muir D 10 0 3 3 15 -7 0 0 0
Afanasenkov, DmitryDmitry Afanasenkov LW 9 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 0
Astashenko, KasparsKaspars Astashenko D/W 15 1 1 2 4 -4 0 0 0
Emmons, JohnJohn Emmons C 12 1 1 2 22 0 0 0 0
Martins, SteveSteve Martins C 20 1 1 2 13 -9 0 0 0
Millar, CraigCraig Millar D 16 1 1 2 10 -8 0 0 1
Neckar, StanStan Neckar D 16 0 2 2 8 -1 0 0 0
Gusev, SergeySergey Gusev D 16 1 0 1 10 -3 0 0 0
Dwyer, GordieGordie Dwyer LW 28 0 1 1 96 -7 0 0 0
Freadrich, KyleKyle Freadrich LW 13 0 1 1 36 -1 0 0 0
Weekes, KevinKevin Weekes G 61 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Cloutier, DanDan Cloutier G 24 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Elich, MattMatt Elich RW 8 0 0 0 0 -5 0 0 0
Flaherty, WadeWade Flaherty G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Khabibulin, NikolaiNikolai Khabibulin G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kochan, DieterDieter Kochan G 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Konstantinov, EvgenyEvgeny Konstantinov G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Posmyk, MarekMarek Posmyk D 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Ziegler, ThomasThomas Ziegler RW 5 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Weekes, KevinKevin Weekes 3378 61 20 33 3 177 3.14 4 1742 1565 .898
Cloutier, DanDan Cloutier 1005 24 3 13 3 59 3.52 1 541 482 .891
Khabibulin, NikolaiNikolai Khabibulin 123 2 1 1 0 6 2.93 0 69 63 .913
Flaherty, WadeWade Flaherty 118 2 0 2 0 8 4.07 0 55 47 .855
Kochan, DieterDieter Kochan 314 10 0 3 0 18 3.44 0 138 120 .870
Konstantinov, EvgenyEvgeny Konstantinov 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0
Team: 4939 82 24 52 6 268 3.26 5 2545 2277 .895

[2]

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]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Roster[edit | edit source]

Draft picks[edit | edit source]

Farm teams[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning Statistics. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-15.
  2. 2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-15.

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