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#TBT: 1997-98 Magnet Calendar

Thursday, 07.25.2013 / 1:40 PM ET
By Chris Lund - OttawaSenators.com / Inside the Senate Blog
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#TBT: 1997-98 Magnet Calendar

It’s Thursday, meaning it’s time for some Throwbacking.

We have opted for this 1997-98 season calendar as our Throwback Thursday submission as it was the first year the NHL sent its players to the Olympics. It was also just a generally interesting year in the lifecycle of a hockey league. Some highlights?

Some highlights...

- The NHL took a two week break to send players to Nagano

- The Hartford Whalers became the Carolina Hurricanes

- Chris Phillips made his Sens debut, as did former Senator Marian Hossa

- The Sens won their first playoff series in franchise history

- It was the last year of the old four division system (Atlantic, Northeast; Central, Pacific) before realignment in 1998-99

- The glowing “FoxTrax” puck was used for the last time

As you can see, an exciting NHL season marked with many relevant tie-ins to 2013-14 (Olympics! Realignment!) as it stands. Now if only we can revive the glowing puck and that awesome cell phone...

Back with more throwback goodness in seven days.


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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
2 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
3 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
4 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
5 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
6 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
7 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
8 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Wiercioch 6 2 2 0 4
M. Zibanejad 6 1 3 0 4
E. Karlsson 6 1 3 -2 4
M. Stone 6 0 4 0 4
M. Hoffman 6 1 2 -3 3
B. Ryan 6 2 0 1 2
C. MacArthur 6 2 0 -2 2
K. Turris 6 1 1 -2 2
C. Ceci 6 0 2 0 2
M. Michalek 6 1 0 -2 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 2 2 1 .972 0.97
A. Hammond 0 2 1 .914 3.44