1997-98 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1997-98 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) 2011-12-28T21:08:56+00:00


(40-24-18) Finished 2nd in Eastern Division

TRANSACTIONS

October 1 - Signed Rob Brown as free agent.

October 22 - Obtained Tuomas Gronman from Chicago for Greg Johnson.

March 24 – Obtained Sean Pronger from Anaheim for rights to Patrick Lalime.

• Tom Barrasso recorded his 300th career victory at Florida on October 19.

• Jaromir Jagr recorded his 400th assist on January 12 against the Carolina Hurricanes.

• Nine Penguins represented their counties at the Winter Olympics in Nagano, with seven players capturing medals.

• Ken Wregget earned his 200th career victory on March 7 against the Philadelphia Flyers.

• Ron Francis posted his 1,000th career assist March 21 vs. Philadelphia.

• Jagr scored his 300th career goal on April 15 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

• Penguins clinched their third Northeast Division title with a 5-1 win over Tampa Bay on April 15.

• Jagr captured his second scoring title (Art Ross Trophy) with 102 points.

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Front row: Jiri Slegr, Stu Barnes, Darius Kasparaitus, Kevin Hatcher, Ron Francis, Ken Wregget, Tom Barrasso, Peter Skudra Jaromir Jagr, Ed Olczyk, Fredrik Olausson, Rob Brown & Martin Straka

Middle row: Paul Flati (Asst. Equip. Manager), Skip Thayer (Trainer), Rick Kehoe (Asst. Coach), Mike Eaves (Asst. Coach), Ed Johnston (Asst. General Manager), Donn Patton (CFO), Roger Marino (Co-Owner), Howard Baldwin (Co-Owner), Craig Patrick (General Manager), Kevin Constantine (Head Coach), Don Jackson (Asst. Coach), Troy Ward (Asst. Coach) Howard Baldwin Jr., Steve Latin (Equip. Manager) & John Welday (Conditioning Coach)

Back row: Chris Ferraro, Ian Moran, Alex Hicks, Garry Valk, Aleksey Morozov, Sven Butenschon, Neil Wilkinson, Chris Tamer, Andreas Johansson, Robert Lang, Brad Werenka & Peter Ferraro

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1997-98 Pittsburgh Penguins

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
68 Jaromir Jagr 77 35 67 102 64   6 4 5 9 2
10 Ron Francis 81 25 62 87 20   6 1 5 6 2
14 Stu Barnes 78 30 35 65 30   6 3 3 6 2
4 Kevin Hatcher 74 19 29 48 66   6 1 0 1 12
82 Martin Straka 75 19 23 42 28   6 2 0 2 2
44 Rob Brown 82 15 25 40 59   6 1 0 1 4
23 Fredrik Olausson 76 6 27 33 42   6 0 3 3 2
95 Alexei Morozov 76 13 13 26 8   6 0 1 1 2
20 Robert Lang 51 9 13 22 14   6 0 3 3 2
16 Ed Olczyk 56 11 11 22 35   6 2 0 2 4
33 Alex Hicks 58 7 13 20 54   6 0 0 0 2
5 Brad Werenka 71 3 15 18 46   6 1 0 1 8
71 Jiri Slegr 73 5 12 17 109   6 0 4 4 2
38 Andreas Johansson 50 5 10 15 20   1 0 0 0 0
11 Darius Kasparaitis 81 4 8 12 127   5 0 0 0 8
15 Robert Dome 30 5 2 7 12   - - - - -
57 Chris Ferraro 46 3 4 7 43   - - - - -
17 Peter Ferraro 29 3 4 7 12   - - - - -
24 Ian Moran 37 1 6 7 19   6 0 0 0 2
2 Chris Tamer 79 0 7 7 181   6 0 1 1 4
29 Tyler Wright 82 3 4 7 112   6 0 1 1 4
6 Neil Wilkinson 34 2 4 6 24   - - - - -
42 Tuomas Gronman 22 1 2 3 25   1 0 0 0 0
18 Garry Valk 39 2 1 3 33   - - - - -
9 Greg Johnson 5 1 0 1 2   - - - - -
12 Sean Pronger 5 1 0 1 2   5 0 0 0 4
22 Sven Butenschon 8 0 0 0 6   - - - - -

1997-98 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
35 Tom Barrasso 63 0 2 2 14 31 14 13 3542 122 2.07 7 1556 0.922
  Tom Barrasso playoffs 6 - - - 2 2 4 - 376 17 3 - - -
                               
1 Peter Skudra 17 0 1 1 2 6 4 3 851 26 1.83 0 341 0.924
31 Ken Wregget 15 0 0 0 6 3 6 2 611 28 2.75 0 293 0.904

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owner:
Howard Baldwin, Moris Belzberg, Thomas Ruta & Roger Marino

General Manager:
Craig Patrick

Head Coach:
Kevin Constantine

Captain:
Ron Francis

 

AWARDS
Rookie of the Year:
Peter Skudra

Player’s Player:
Ron Francis

Most Valuable Players:
Ron Francis & Jaromir Jagr

Masterton Nominee:
Rob Brown

Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Ron Francis

Edward J. Debartolo:
Chris Tamer & Tyler Wright

Bob Johnson Memorial:
Ron Francis

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