Halifax Mooseheads 2001-02 Season in Review

By Mike Simon

Halifax Mooseheads 2001-02 Season in Review

The Halifax Mooseheads season came to an end April 15th
in Cape Breton with a 6-3 loss to the Eagles in game 6
of their series. Cape Breton now advances to the Dilio
Conference finals against the Acadie-Bathurst Titan.

The Mooseheads finished the regular season with a
39-21-9-3 record. Placing them 2nd in the Dilio
Conference and 3rd overall in the QMJHL.

League Leaders –

The Mooseheads had several players among the QMJHL
league leaders over the season.

Jason King led the QMJHL and the CHL with 63 goals,
in 61 games.

Brandon Benedict finished 2nd in the QMJHL among +/-
leaders with a +41, in 71 games. With Louis Mandeville,
Jason King and Milan Jurcina Right behind him also with
+36.

Dany Dallaire warped up his QMJHL career finishing
with the 2nd best save percentage in the QMJHL .9150 in
66 games played with a 35-23-8 record.

Jason King led the league with 10 Hat Tricks.

Statistical review –

Goals Scored – Jason King 63
Brandon Benedict 33
Sergei Klyazmin 24
Robbie Sutherland 24

Assists – Brandon Benedict 48
Louis Mandeville 46
Sergei Klyazmin 37
Jason King 36

Points – Jason King 99 (61 games)
Brandon Benedict 81 (71 games)
Sergei Klyazmin 61 (46 games)
Robbie Sutherland 53 (58 games)
Louis Mandeville 53 (70 games)

Plus/Minus – Brandon Benedict +41
Jason King +36
Milan Jurcina +36
Louis Mandeville +36

Penalty Minutes – Ryan White 334
Bobby Clarke 208
Randy Upshall 182
Michael Couch 163

Jason King also led the team with 21 Power Play
Goals, 8 Short Handed Goals, and 12 Game Winning Goals.

Season Stats GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG WG TG
Jason King 61 63 36 99 36 39 21 8 12 1 Brandon Benedict 71 33 48 81 41 99 7 3 5 2 Sergei Klyazmin 46 24 37 61 20 34 6 4 2 0 Robbie Sutherland 58 24 29 53 24 98 5 2 3 0 Louis Mandeville 70 7 46 53 36 109 1 0 2 0 Jean-François Cyr 70 19 31 50 20 45 9 0 1 1 @ Drummondville 42 9 13 22 -2 39 4 0 0 1 @ Halifax 28 10 18 28 22 6 5 0 1 0 Derrick Kent 71 12 21 33 -5 101 3 0 1 0 Bruce Gillis 69 11 14 25 1 105 0 0 2 0 Giulio Scandella 67 10 15 25 5 79 0 0 0 0 L.P. Lessard 69 16 7 23 2 88 0 2 3 1 @ Drummondville 42 9 2 11 -12 57 0 1 1 1 @ Halifax 27 7 5 12 14 31 0 1 2 0 Patrick Gilbert 70 3 20 23 11 114 2 0 1 0 @ Rouyn-Noranda 16 0 2 2 -5 55 0 0 0 0 @ Halifax 54 3 18 21 16 59 2 0 1 0 Bobby Clarke 70 4 17 21 22 208 0 0 0 0 A.J. MacLean 71 9 11 20 12 79 1 0 0 0 Milan Jurcina 61 4 16 20 36 58 0 0 0 0 Ryan White 66 8 10 18 7 334 2 0 0 0 Michael Couch 71 2 13 15 10 163 0 0 0 0 Alexandre Picard 59 2 12 14 16 28 0 0 0 0 F.P. Guénette 35 2 11 13 13 14 0 0 1 0 Randy Upshall 69 1 11 12 17 182 0 0 0 0 Marc-André Bernier 49 0 6 6 3 20 0 0 0 0 Ryan MacPherson 33 3 2 5 -3 112 2 0 1 0 Conor McGuire 20 2 3 5 -3 6 1 0 0 0 Dany Dallaire 72 0 2 2 0 43 0 0 0 0 Jordie Preston 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Shaun Lewis 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 Jonathan Boutin 72 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 Players Traded - J.M. Boisvert 11 9 6 1 -4 10 3 1 2 0 Sébastien Laprise 44 16 22 38 7 22 5 2 4 0 Christian Brideau 10 0 0 0 2 12 0 0 0 0 Goalie Stats. GP MINS AVG W L T SO GA SA SV% Jonathan Boutin 11 459.27 2.35 4 1 1 0 18 183 .902 Dany Dallaire 66 3910.43 2.62 35 23 8 3 171 2012 .915 TEAM TOTAL 72 4376.14 2.70 39 24 9 3 197 2203 .910 Rookie Scoring GP G A PTS +/- PIM Alexandre Picard 59 2 12 14 16 28 F.P. Guenette 35 2 11 13 13 14 M.A. Bernier 49 0 6 6 3 20 Jordie Preston 3 1 0 1 1 0 Playoff Stats GP G A Pts +/- PiM PPG SHG WG TG Jason King 13 9 8 17 2 13 3 1 0 0 Brandon Benedict 13 5 11 16 -4 4 2 0 0 0 Jean-François Cyr 13 6 7 13 2 4 4 0 1 0 Milan Jurcina 13 5 3 8 -3 10 2 0 0 0 F.P. Guénette 11 3 4 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 Robbie Sutherland 12 2 4 6 -6 39 0 0 1 0 Louis Mandeville 13 1 5 6 -4 22 0 0 0 0 Alexandre Picard 13 2 3 5 -1 6 2 0 0 0 Bruce Gillis 13 2 2 4 -4 4 0 0 1 0 Giulio Scandella 10 0 4 4 -2 2 0 0 0 0 Randy Upshall 12 2 1 3 -1 27 0 0 0 0 A.J. MacLean 13 2 1 3 -6 4 0 1 1 0 Derrick Kent 13 1 2 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 Bobby Clarke 13 0 3 3 -2 25 0 0 0 0 Patrick Gilbert 13 0 3 3 -2 4 0 0 0 0 L.P. Lessard 10 1 1 2 -2 6 0 0 1 0 Michael Couch 13 1 1 2 2 6 0 0 1 0 Ryan White 11 1 0 1 -2 4 0 0 0 0 Jordie Preston 10 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 M.A. Bernier 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 Jonathan Boutin 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dany Dallaire 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Goalie Stats GP MINs AVG W L T EN SO GA SA SV% Jonathan Boutin 2 15.27 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.000 Dany Dallaire 13 801.27 3.29 6 7 0 0 1 44 453 .903

Season Notes –

Dany Dallaire – Went into second place for career
games played by a goalie in the QMJHL. Set a new team
record for wins in a season with 35 and shutouts with 3.

Jason King – Set a team record for goals in a game
with 5 against Baie-Comeau in a 8-3 win. Became the
Mooseheads all time goal leader passing Alex Tanguay.

Milan Jurcina – Was selected to play in the 2002 IIHF
Under 20 Championships for Slovakia.

Alexandre Picard – Lead the Mooseheads rookies in
scoring with 14 points. Played for Team Quebec at the
Under 17 Championships. Had a 4-point night against
Rimouski were he recorded 4 assists in a 11-3 win.

Brandon Benedict – Became the team’s all time leader
in games played and also became the all time leader in
points. Passing Brandon Reid with a seven-point night.

Dany Dallaire & Jason King were name to the Dilio
Conference All-Star team that played against the WHL’s
Western Conference in Rimouski.

The Mooseheads won the Robert LeBel Trophy, which is
given to the team who has allowed the least goals
against. (197 goals against, 3rd lowest in QMJHL
history). Setting a team record, breaking there old one
of 206.

And finally good luck to 20 year-old graduates Dany
Dallaire, Jason King & Robbie Sutherland. Who finished
up the junior careers this season.