2002–03 St. Louis Blues · NHL
Division 2nd Central
2002–03 record 41–24–11
Goals for 253
Goals against 222
Coach Joel Quenneville
Captain Chris Pronger
Al MacInnis
Team Leaders
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The 2002-03 St. Louis Blues season was the 36th for the franchise in St. Louis, Missouri. The Blues finished the regular-season with a record of 41 wins, 24 losses, 11 overtime losses and six ties, good for 99 points, and the team qualified for the NHL Playoffs for the 24th consecutive season, only to lose in the Western Conference Quarter-finals to the Vancouver Canucks in seven games.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

  • April 6, 2003: In a game against the St. Louis Blues, Patrick Roy played the last regular season game of his career. The Avalanche won the game by a score of 5-2. It was Roy’s 1,029th game, and his 551st victory. [1]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Central Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 2 Detroit Red Wings 82 48 20 10 4 269 203 110
2 5 St. Louis Blues 82 41 24 11 6 253 222 99
3 9 Chicago Blackhawks 82 30 33 13 6 207 226 79
4 13 Nashville Predators 82 27 35 13 7 183 206 74
5 15 Columbus Blue Jackets 82 29 42 8 3 213 263 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 L October 10, 2002 3–4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 0–1–0–0
2 T October 12, 2002 2–2 OT Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 0–1–1–0
3 W October 15, 2002 2–1 OT Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 1–1–1–0
4 W October 17, 2002 7–1 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 2–1–1–0
5 W October 19, 2002 5–3 Dallas Stars (2002–03) 3–1–1–0
6 W October 24, 2002 2–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 4–1–1–0
7 W October 26, 2002 4–3 OT @ Calgary Flames (2002–03) 5–1–1–0
8 W October 30, 2002 7–0 Nashville Predators (2002–03) 6–1–1–0
9 W November 2, 2002 6–1 @ New York Islanders (2002–03) 7–1–1–0
10 W November 3, 2002 3–2 @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 8–1–1–0
11 W November 5, 2002 5–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 9–1–1–0
12 L November 7, 2002 2–5 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 9–2–1–0
13 W November 9, 2002 6–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 10–2–1–0
14 L November 12, 2002 3–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 10–3–1–0
15 L November 15, 2002 0–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 10–4–1–0
16 W November 16, 2002 1–0 @ Calgary Flames (2002–03) 11–4–1–0
17 L November 20, 2002 2–3 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 11–5–1–0
18 W November 21, 2002 3–2 OT Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 12–5–1–0
19 L November 23, 2002 1–3 Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 12–6–1–0
20 L November 25, 2002 1–4 San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 12–7–1–0
21 T November 27, 2002 4–4 OT @ Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 12–7–2–0
22 W November 29, 2002 7–2 Calgary Flames (2002–03) 13–7–2–0
23 L November 30, 2002 4–5 OT New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 13–7–2–1
24 W December 3, 2002 4–0 @ Boston Bruins (2002–03) 14–7–2–1
25 T December 5, 2002 2–2 OT Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 14–7–3–1
26 W December 7, 2002 3–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 15–7–3–1
27 L December 8, 2002 3–4 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 15–7–3–2
28 L December 10, 2002 0–2 @ New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 15–8–3–2
29 T December 12, 2002 2–2 OT @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 15–8–4–2
30 W December 14, 2002 4–0 Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 16–8–4–2
31 L December 17, 2002 2–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 16–9–4–2
32 L December 18, 2002 2–5 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 16–10–4–2
33 T December 20, 2002 3–3 OT @ Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 16–10–5–2
34 W December 23, 2002 5–0 Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 17–10–5–2
35 W December 26, 2002 3–2 Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 18–10–5–2
36 W December 28, 2002 6–1 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 19–10–5–2
37 W December 29, 2002 5–2 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 20–10–5–2
38 L December 31, 2002 1–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 20–11–5–2
39 L January 2, 2003 1–4 Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 20–12–5–2
40 W January 4, 2003 5–1 Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 21–12–5–2
41 L January 7, 2003 1–2 OT @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 21–12–5–3
42 W January 9, 2003 4–1 @ San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 22–12–5–3
43 W January 11, 2003 2–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 23–12–5–3
44 L January 12, 2003 1–2 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 23–13–5–3
45 W January 14, 2003 4–1 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 24–13–5–3
46 L January 16, 2003 2–3 OT New York Islanders (2002–03) 24–13–5–4
47 W January 18, 2003 4–2 Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 25–13–5–4
48 W January 20, 2003 5–3 @ Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 26–13–5–4
49 L January 21, 2003 4–8 @ Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 26–14–5–4
50 T January 23, 2003 3–3 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 26–14–6–4
51 L January 25, 2003 2–4 Dallas Stars (2002–03) 26–15–6–4
52 W January 28, 2003 5–3 @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 27–15–6–4
53 W January 30, 2003 2–1 OT Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 28–15–6–4
54 T February 5, 2003 2–2 OT @ Dallas Stars (2002–03) 28–15–7–4
55 T February 6, 2003 4–4 OT New York Rangers (2002–03) 28–15–8–4
56 W February 8, 2003 4–1 San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 29–15–8–4
57 W February 11, 2003 3–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 30–15–8–4
58 L February 13, 2003 3–4 OT Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 30–15–8–5
59 L February 15, 2003 3–5 Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 30–16–8–5
60 W February 17, 2003 5–3 Calgary Flames (2002–03) 31–16–8–5
61 L February 20, 2003 2–4 Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 31–17–8–5
62 L February 22, 2003 1–2 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 31–17–8–6
63 L February 23, 2003 1–3 @ Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 31–18–8–6
64 W February 27, 2003 4–1 Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 32–18–8–6
65 W March 1, 2003 2–0 Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 33–18–8–6
66 W March 4, 2003 2–1 OT Nashville Predators (2002–03) 34–18–8–6
67 W March 6, 2003 6–3 Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 35–18–8–6
68 L March 7, 2003 2–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 35–19–8–6
69 W March 11, 2003 4–2 @ San Jose Sharks (2002–03) 36–19–8–6
70 T March 13, 2003 4–4 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 36–19–9–6
71 W March 15, 2003 1–0 @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 37–19–9–6
72 W March 18, 2003 6–4 Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 38–19–9–6
73 W March 20, 2003 3–2 OT Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 39–19–9–6
74 L March 22, 2003 2–4 Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 39–20–9–6
75 L March 23, 2003 1–3 @ Dallas Stars (2002–03) 39–21–9–6
76 W March 26, 2003 1–0 @ Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 40–21–9–6
77 W March 27, 2003 2–1 Florida Panthers (2002–03) 41–21–9–6
78 L March 29, 2003 2–6 Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 41–22–9–6
79 T March 31, 2003 5–5 OT Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 41–22–10–6
80 L April 3, 2003 4–6 Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 41–23–10–6
81 T April 4, 2003 2–2 OT @ Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 41–23–11–6
82 L April 6, 2003 2–5 @ Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 41–24–11–6

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
Demitra, PavolPavol Demitra LW 78 36 57 93 32 0 11 0 4
MacInnis, AlAl MacInnis D 80 16 52 68 61 22 9 1 2
Stillman, CoryCory Stillman LW 79 24 43 67 56 12 6 0 4
Weight, DougDoug Weight C 70 15 52 67 52 -6 7 0 3
Mellanby, ScottScott Mellanby RW 80 26 31 57 176 1 13 0 4
Tkachuk, KeithKeith Tkachuk LW 56 31 24 55 139 1 14 0 5
Boguniecki, EricEric Boguniecki C 80 22 27 49 38 22 3 1 5
Cajanek, PetrPetr Cajanek RW 51 9 29 38 20 16 2 2 1
Khavanov, AlexanderAlexander Khavanov D 81 8 25 33 48 -1 2 1 2
Drake, DallasDallas Drake RW 80 20 10 30 66 -7 4 1 2
Rucinsky, MartinMartin Rucinsky LW 61 16 14 30 38 -1 4 4 3
Jackman, BarretBarret Jackman D 82 3 16 19 190 23 0 0 0
Podein, ShjonShjon Podein LW 68 4 6 10 28 7 1 0 0
Salvador, BryceBryce Salvador D 71 2 8 10 95 7 1 0 0
Nash, TysonTyson Nash LW 66 6 3 9 114 0 1 0 2
Laflamme, ChristianChristian Laflamme D 47 0 9 9 45 1 0 0 0
Mayers, JamalJamal Mayers RW 15 2 5 7 8 1 0 0 0
Martins, SteveSteve Martins C 28 3 3 6 18 -8 0 1 0
Koivisto, TomTom Koivisto D 22 2 4 6 10 1 0 0 1
Low, ReedReed Low RW 79 2 4 6 234 3 0 0 1
Dubinsky, SteveSteve Dubinsky C 28 0 6 6 4 3 0 0 0
Eastwood, MikeMike Eastwood C 17 1 3 4 8 1 1 0 0
Finley, JeffJeff Finley D 64 1 3 4 46 -2 0 0 1
Pronger, ChrisChris Pronger D 5 1 3 4 10 -2 0 0 0
Papineau, JustinJustin Papineau C 11 2 1 3 0 -1 0 0 1
Van Ryn, MikeMike Van Ryn D 20 0 3 3 8 3 0 0 0
Bure, ValeriValeri Bure RW 5 0 2 2 0 -2 0 0 0
Sejna, PeterPeter Sejna LW 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Johnson, BrentBrent Johnson G 38 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Nickulas, EricEric Nickulas RW 8 0 1 1 6 -2 0 0 0
Walker, MattMatt Walker D 16 0 1 1 38 0 0 0 0
Backman, ChristianChristian Backman D 4 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0
Barrasso, TomTom Barrasso G 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brathwaite, FredFred Brathwaite G 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Corso, DanielDaniel Corso C 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Divis, ReinhardReinhard Divis G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnson, RyanRyan Johnson C 17 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rudkowsky, CodyCody Rudkowsky G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sanford, CurtisCurtis Sanford G 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Varlamov, SergeiSergei Varlamov LW 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Johnson, BrentBrent Johnson 2042 38 16 13 5 84 2.47 2 844 760 .900
Brathwaite, FredFred Brathwaite 1615 30 12 9 4 74 2.75 2 631 557 .883
Sanford, CurtisCurtis Sanford 397 8 5 1 0 13 1.96 1 148 135 .912
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood 532 9 4 3 2 27 3.05 2 241 214 .888
Divis, ReinhardReinhard Divis 83 2 2 0 0 1 0.72 0 34 33 .971
Barrasso, TomTom Barrasso 293 6 1 4 0 16 3.28 1 132 116 .879
Rudkowsky, CodyCody Rudkowsky 30 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 10 10 1.000
Team: 4992 82 41 30 11 215 2.58 8 2040 1825 .895

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Weight, DougDoug Weight C 7 5 8 13 2 0 5 0 1
Rucinsky, MartinMartin Rucinsky LW 7 4 2 6 4 -3 0 0 0
Demitra, PavolPavol Demitra LW 7 2 4 6 2 2 1 0 0
Khavanov, AlexanderAlexander Khavanov D 7 2 3 5 2 0 1 0 0
Drake, DallasDallas Drake RW 7 1 4 5 23 0 0 0 1
Stillman, CoryCory Stillman LW 6 2 2 4 2 0 2 0 1
Pronger, ChrisChris Pronger D 7 1 3 4 14 3 0 0 0
Tkachuk, KeithKeith Tkachuk LW 7 1 3 4 14 -1 0 0 0
Nash, TysonTyson Nash LW 7 2 1 3 6 3 0 0 0
Boguniecki, EricEric Boguniecki C 7 1 2 3 2 -2 1 0 0
Bure, ValeriValeri Bure RW 6 0 2 2 8 2 0 0 0
Johnson, RyanRyan Johnson C 6 0 2 2 6 3 0 0 0
MacInnis, AlAl MacInnis D 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Martins, SteveSteve Martins C 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Mellanby, ScottScott Mellanby RW 6 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0
Podein, ShjonShjon Podein LW 7 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0
Cajanek, PetrPetr Cajanek RW 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Finley, JeffJeff Finley D 6 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0
Jackman, BarretBarret Jackman D 7 0 0 0 14 -2 0 0 0
Laflamme, ChristianChristian Laflamme D 5 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood G 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Salvador, BryceBryce Salvador D 7 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood 417 7 3 4 17 2.45 1 183 166 .907
Team: 417 7 3 4 17 2.45 1 183 166 .907

[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. Patrick Roy, winning, nothing else, p.483, by Michel Roy, translated by Charles Phillips, 2008, John Wiley & Sons, Mississauga, ON, ISBN 978-0-470-15616-2
  2. 2002-03 St. Louis Blues Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.

External links[edit | edit source]

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