2001–02 New York Islanders · NHL
Division 2nd Atlantic
Conference 5th Eastern
2001–02 record 42–28–8
Goals for 239
Goals against 220
General Manager Mike Milbury
Coach Peter Laviolette
Captain Michael Peca
Arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Team Leaders
Goals Alexei Yashin (32)
Assists Alexei Yashin (43)
Points Alexei Yashin (75)
Penalties in minutes Eric Cairns (176)
Wins Chris Osgood (32)
Goals against average Chris Osgood (2.50)
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The 2001–02 New York Islanders season was the thirtieth season in the franchise's history. This season saw the Islanders finish in second place in the Atlantic Division with a record of 42 wins, 28 losses, 8 ties, and 4 overtime losses for 96 points. They qualified for the playoffs as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference, but lost their first-round playoff series to the Toronto Maple Leafs in seven games.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 3 Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 27 10 3 234 192 97
2 5 New York Islanders 82 42 28 8 4 239 220 96
3 6 New Jersey Devils 82 41 28 9 4 205 187 95
4 11 New York Rangers 82 36 38 4 4 227 258 80
5 12 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 28 41 8 5 198 249 69

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 W October 5, 2001 3–2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 1–0–0–0
2 W October 6, 2001 3–0 @ Florida Panthers (2001–02) 2–0–0–0
3 W October 10, 2001 6–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 3–0–0–0
4 W October 11, 2001 6–4 @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 4–0–0–0
5 L October 13, 2001 4–5 OT Detroit Red Wings (2001–02) 4–0–0–1
6 W October 17, 2001 4–0 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 5–0–0–1
7 W October 18, 2001 2–1 OT Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 6–0–0–1
8 T October 20, 2001 2–2 OT San Jose Sharks (2001–02) 6–0–1–1
9 W October 26, 2001 3–2 OT @ Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 7–0–1–1
10 W October 28, 2001 3–2 OT Dallas Stars (2001–02) 8–0–1–1
11 W October 30, 2001 3–2 Florida Panthers (2001–02) 9–0–1–1
12 L November 2, 2001 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (2001–02) 9–1–1–1
13 W November 3, 2001 2–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 10–1–1–1
14 W November 6, 2001 3–0 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 11–1–1–1
15 L November 8, 2001 2–6 New York Rangers (2001–02) 11–2–1–1
16 L November 10, 2001 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 11–3–1–1
17 T November 14, 2001 3–3 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 11–3–2–1
18 L November 16, 2001 0–1 @ Colorado Avalanche (2001–02) 11–4–2–1
19 L November 17, 2001 1–6 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2001–02) 11–5–2–1
20 W November 19, 2001 3–2 @ Dallas Stars (2001–02) 12–5–2–1
21 W November 21, 2001 5–4 Colorado Avalanche (2001–02) 13–5–2–1
22 W November 23, 2001 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 14–5–2–1
23 W November 24, 2001 5–3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2001–02) 15–5–2–1
24 T November 27, 2001 5–5 OT Washington Capitals (2001–02) 15–5–3–1
25 T November 29, 2001 1–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 15–5–4–1
26 L December 1, 2001 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 15–6–4–1
27 L December 4, 2001 2–3 Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 15–7–4–1
28 W December 6, 2001 2–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 16–7–4–1
29 L December 7, 2001 3–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2001–02) 16–8–4–1
30 T December 11, 2001 2–2 OT Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 16–8–5–1
31 L December 12, 2001 2–3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 16–8–5–2
32 L December 15, 2001 1–3 Florida Panthers (2001–02) 16–9–5–2
33 W December 18, 2001 4–1 Edmonton Oilers (2001–02) 17–9–5–2
34 W December 21, 2001 2–1 @ New York Rangers (2001–02) 18–9–5–2
35 L December 22, 2001 2–4 Boston Bruins (2001–02) 18–10–5–2
36 L December 27, 2001 2–5 @ Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 18–11–5–2
37 W December 29, 2001 6–5 OT Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 19–11–5–2
38 L January 1, 2002 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (2001–02) 19–12–5–2
39 W January 3, 2002 4–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 20–12–5–2
40 L January 5, 2002 0–3 Los Angeles Kings (2001–02) 20–13–5–2
41 W January 6, 2002 3–2 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 21–13–5–2
42 L January 8, 2002 2–5 Calgary Flames (2001–02) 21–14–5–2
43 L January 10, 2002 0–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (2001–02) 21–15–5–2
44 W January 12, 2002 5–4 @ Boston Bruins (2001–02) 22–15–5–2
45 W January 15, 2002 3–1 @ Calgary Flames (2001–02) 23–15–5–2
46 L January 17, 2002 2–3 @ San Jose Sharks (2001–02) 23–16–5–2
47 W January 19, 2002 3–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (2001–02) 24–16–5–2
48 L January 22, 2002 4–5 New York Rangers (2001–02) 24–17–5–2
49 L January 24, 2002 4–5 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 24–17–5–3
50 W January 26, 2002 6–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 25–17–5–3
51 L January 29, 2002 1–3 New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 25–18–5–3
52 W January 30, 2002 6–3 @ New York Rangers (2001–02) 26–18–5–3
53 T February 4, 2002 6–6 OT @ Florida Panthers (2001–02) 26–18–6–3
54 W February 5, 2002 4–3 St. Louis Blues (2001–02) 27–18–6–3
55 W February 7, 2002 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 28–18–6–3
56 L February 10, 2002 3–4 @ Minnesota Wild (2001–02) 28–19–6–3
57 W February 12, 2002 1–0 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 29–19–6–3
58 T February 26, 2002 3–3 OT Boston Bruins (2001–02) 29–19–7–3
59 L March 1, 2002 3–4 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 29–20–7–3
60 W March 2, 2002 4–1 Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 30–20–7–3
61 L March 4, 2002 2–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (2001–02) 30–21–7–3
62 L March 7, 2002 0–5 Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 30–22–7–3
63 L March 8, 2002 2–4 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2001–02) 30–23–7–3
64 W March 10, 2002 6–1 Atlanta Thrashers (2001–02) 31–23–7–3
65 W March 12, 2002 3–0 @ Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 32–23–7–3
66 L March 13, 2002 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 32–24–7–3
67 L March 16, 2002 3–4 @ Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 32–25–7–3
68 L March 19, 2002 2–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 32–25–7–4
69 W March 21, 2002 3–2 Vancouver Canucks (2001–02) 33–25–7–4
70 W March 23, 2002 2–1 Minnesota Wild (2001–02) 34–25–7–4
71 W March 25, 2002 4–2 New York Rangers (2001–02) 35–25–7–4
72 L March 27, 2002 1–4 Ottawa Senators (2001–02) 35–26–7–4
73 W March 28, 2002 5–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2001–02) 36–26–7–4
74 L March 30, 2002 2–4 @ Washington Capitals (2001–02) 36–27–7–4
75 W April 1, 2002 4–2 New Jersey Devils (2001–02) 37–27–7–4
76 T April 3, 2002 1–1 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (2001–02) 37–27–8–4
77 W April 4, 2002 2–1 OT @ Boston Bruins (2001–02) 38–27–8–4
78 W April 6, 2002 5–4 Washington Capitals (2001–02) 39–27–8–4
79 L April 8, 2002 1–2 Carolina Hurricanes (2001–02) 39–28–8–4
80 W April 11, 2002 5–2 @ Nashville Predators (2001–02) 40–28–8–4
81 W April 12, 2002 3–1 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2001–02) 41–28–8–4
82 W April 14, 2002 3–1 Philadelphia Flyers (2001–02) 42–28–8–4

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Yashin, AlexeiAlexei Yashin C 78 32 43 75 25 -3 15 0 5
Parrish, MarkMark Parrish RW 78 30 30 60 32 10 9 1 6
Peca, MichaelMichael Peca C 80 25 35 60 62 19 3 6 5
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 71 17 35 52 30 18 1 4 4
Czerkawski, MariuszMariusz Czerkawski RW 82 22 29 51 48 -8 6 0 6
Isbister, BradBrad Isbister LW 79 17 21 38 113 1 4 0 2
Kvasha, OlegOleg Kvasha LW/C 71 13 25 38 80 -4 2 0 3
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 70 11 26 37 78 7 4 1 1
Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D 81 12 22 34 62 23 7 0 1
Jonsson, KennyKenny Jonsson D 76 10 22 32 26 15 2 1 0
Scatchard, DaveDave Scatchard C 80 12 15 27 111 -4 3 1 4
Miller, KipKip Miller C 37 7 17 24 6 2 2 0 1
Lapointe, ClaudeClaude Lapointe LW/C 80 9 12 21 60 -9 0 3 0
Tarnstrom, DickDick Tarnstrom D 62 3 16 19 38 -12 0 0 0
Blake, JasonJason Blake C 82 8 10 18 36 -11 0 0 1
Lindgren, MatsMats Lindgren C/LW 59 3 12 15 16 0 0 0 1
Cairns, EricEric Cairns D 74 2 5 7 176 -2 0 0 1
Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW 60 2 4 6 104 0 0 0 0
Kiprusoff, MarkoMarko Kiprusoff D 27 0 6 6 4 0 0 0 0
Martinek, RadekRadek Martinek D 23 1 4 5 16 5 0 0 1
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G 66 0 4 4 10 0 0 0 0
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D 14 1 2 3 16 6 0 0 0
Kolnik, JurajJuraj Kolnik RW 7 2 0 2 0 -2 1 0 0
Korolev, EvgenyEvgeny Korolev D 17 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0
Mezei, BranislavBranislav Mezei D 24 0 2 2 12 2 0 0 0
Sutton, KenKen Sutton D 21 0 2 2 8 -5 0 0 0
Torres, RaffiRaffi Torres LW 14 0 1 1 6 2 0 0 0
Cummins, JimJim Cummins RW 10 0 0 0 31 -5 0 0 0
Donato, TedTed Donato LW 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Giroux, RayRay Giroux D 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Haller, KevinKevin Haller D 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Kharitonov, AlexanderAlexander Kharitonov LW 5 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Krog, JasonJason Krog C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Podollan, JasonJason Podollan RW 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Roche, DaveDave Roche LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Schultz, RayRay Schultz D 2 0 0 0 5 -1 0 0 0
Snow, GarthGarth Snow G 25 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0
Tuomainen, MarkoMarko Tuomainen RW 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood 3743 66 32 25 6 156 2.50 4 1727 1571 .910
Snow, GarthGarth Snow 1217 25 10 7 2 55 2.71 2 549 494 .900
Team: 4960 82 42 32 8 211 2.55 6 2276 2065 .907

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Yashin, AlexeiAlexei Yashin C 7 3 4 7 2 -2 1 0 0
Aucoin, AdrianAdrian Aucoin D 7 2 5 7 4 -1 2 0 0
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 7 1 6 7 6 -6 0 0 0
Miller, KipKip Miller C 7 4 2 6 2 -2 2 0 1
Bates, ShawnShawn Bates C 7 2 4 6 11 -5 1 0 1
Czerkawski, MariuszMariusz Czerkawski RW 7 2 2 4 4 -3 1 0 0
Van Impe, DarrenDarren Van Impe D 7 0 4 4 8 -5 0 0 0
Parrish, MarkMark Parrish RW 7 2 1 3 6 -6 2 0 0
Jonsson, KennyKenny Jonsson D 5 1 2 3 4 -2 1 0 0
Hunter, TrentTrent Hunter RW 4 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
Isbister, BradBrad Isbister LW 3 1 1 2 17 0 1 0 1
Scatchard, DaveDave Scatchard C 7 1 1 2 22 -2 0 0 0
Peca, MichaelMichael Peca C 5 1 0 1 2 -5 0 0 0
Blake, JasonJason Blake C 7 0 1 1 13 -2 0 0 0
Kvasha, OlegOleg Kvasha LW/C 7 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0
Cairns, EricEric Cairns D 7 0 0 0 15 -2 0 0 0
Cummins, JimJim Cummins RW 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
Korolev, EvgenyEvgeny Korolev D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lapointe, ClaudeClaude Lapointe LW/C 7 0 0 0 14 -2 0 0 0
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Schultz, RayRay Schultz D 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
Snow, GarthGarth Snow G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tarnstrom, DickDick Tarnstrom D 5 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Webb, SteveSteve Webb RW 7 0 0 0 12 1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood 392 7 3 4 17 2.60 0 193 176 .912
Snow, GarthGarth Snow 26 1 0 0 2 4.62 0 19 17 .895
Team: 418 7 3 4 19 2.73 0 212 193 .910

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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;


See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2001-02 New York Islanders Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.



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