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2002–03 Atlanta Thrashers
Division 3rd Southeast
Conference 11th Eastern
2002–03 record 31–39–7
Team information
Coach Bob Hartley
Captain Shawn McEachern
Arena Philips Arena
Team leaders
Goals Dany Heatley (41)
Assists Vyacheslav Kozlov (49)
Points Dany Heatley (89)

The 2002–03 Atlanta Thrashers season was the Thrashers' fourth season. The Thrashers placed third in the Southeast, eleventh in the East to miss the playoffs.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Southeast Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 3 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 36 25 16 5 219 210 93
2 6 Washington Capitals 82 39 29 8 6 224 220 92
3 11 Atlanta Thrashers 82 31 39 7 5 226 284 74
4 13 Florida Panthers 82 24 36 13 9 176 237 70
5 15 Carolina Hurricanes 82 22 43 11 6 171 240 61

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

Game logEdit

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

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Dany Heatley LW 77 41 48 89 58 -8 19 1 6
Vyacheslav Kozlov LW 79 21 49 70 66 -10 9 1 2
Ilya Kovalchuk LW 81 38 29 67 57 -24 9 0 3
Marc Savard C 57 16 31 47 77 -11 6 0 4
Patrik Stefan C 71 13 21 34 12 -10 3 0 2
Yannick Tremblay D 75 8 22 30 32 -27 5 0 1
Shawn McEachern RW 46 10 16 26 28 -27 4 1 1
Tony Hrkac C 80 9 17 26 14 -16 2 0 2
Frantisek Kaberle D 79 7 19 26 32 -19 3 1 2
Andy Sutton D 53 3 18 21 114 -8 1 1 0
Lubos Bartecko LW 37 7 9 16 8 3 0 0 1
Daniel Tjarnqvist D 75 3 12 15 26 -20 1 0 0
Dan Snyder C 36 10 4 14 34 -4 0 1 1
Brad Tapper RW 35 10 4 14 23 2 1 0 3
Pascal Rheaume C 56 4 9 13 24 -8 0 2 1
Richard Smehlik D 43 2 9 11 16 -4 0 0 0
Chris Tamer D 72 1 9 10 118 -10 0 0 0
Jeff Cowan LW 66 3 5 8 115 -15 0 0 0
Per Svartvadet C 62 1 7 8 8 -11 0 0 0
Mark Hartigan C 23 5 2 7 6 -8 1 0 0
Jeff Odgers RW 74 2 4 6 171 -13 0 0 1
Chris Herperger C 27 4 1 5 7 -11 0 0 0
Kamil Piros C 3 3 2 5 2 4 0 0 1
Mike Weaver D 40 0 5 5 20 -5 0 0 0
Kirill Safronov D 32 2 2 4 14 -10 0 0 0
iPasi Nurminen G 52 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 0
Yuri Butsayev LW 16 2 0 2 8 -5 0 0 0
eJoe DiPenta D 3 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0
Garnet Exelby D 15 0 2 2 41 0 0 0 0
Tomi Kallio LW 5 0 2 2 4 -2 0 0 0
Francis Lessard RW 18 0 2 2 61 1 0 0 0
Ben Simon LW 10 0 1 1 9 0 0 0 0
Zdenek Blatny LW 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Frederic Cassivi G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Byron Dafoe G 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Farkas RW 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Kurtis Foster D 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Simon Gamache C 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Milan Hnilicka G 21 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Uwe Krupp D 4 0 0 0 10 -2 0 0 0
.J.P. Vigier RW 13 0 0 0 4 -13 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Pasi Nurminen 2856 52 21 19 5 137 2.88 2 1452 1315 .906
Byron Dafoe 895 17 5 11 1 65 4.36 0 472 407 .862
Milan Hnilicka 1097 21 4 13 1 65 3.56 0 605 540 .893
Frederic Cassivi 123 2 1 1 0 11 5.37 0 58 47 .810
Team: 4971 82 31 44 7 278 3.36 2 2587 2309 .893

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