The Toronto Maple Leafs were amongst leaders in 2009 for all the wrong categories. The Buds were the most scored upon team in 2009, playing an NHL leading 13 overtime games (2-11) record, and NHL trailing overtime winning percentage (.154).
Broken down after the jump is how the Leafs fared in the calendar year 2009.
Best Wishes for a Happy New Year to everyone!
Easy to think of the 2008-09 President’s Trophy Winner, San Jose, Washington, Chicago or Pittsburgh amassed the most points in the calendar year 2009 .. right?
Wrong. The Devils ran the table in 2009, with a remarkable set of leading numbers … yet they won only three playoff games. Something to consider how good a team has to be to succeed in the NHL.
For more in depth look at the Year in Review, visit, McKeen’s Year in Review
Team League Leaders in 2009:
Points: (82) – 26th overall
Wins: (33) — 28th overall
Overall Winning Percentage: (.682) – 28th overall
Regulation Wins: (26) – 28th overall
Regulation Win Percentage: (.302) – 27th overall
Overtime Wins: (2) — 27th overall (tied with four other teams)
Overtime Win Percentage: (.154) — 29th overall
Shootout Wins: (5) — 22nd overall (tied with seven other teams)
Shootout Win Percentage: (.500) — 18th overall – (tied with four other teams)
Regulation Losses: (37) — 7th overall (tied with three other teams)
Overtime Losses: Toronto Maple Leafs (11) — 1st overall
Shootout Losses: (5) — 17th overall (tied with seven other teams)
Overtime Games: (13)
Overtime Record: (2-11)
Shootout Record: (5-5)
Goals Scored: (216) — 15th overall
Goals Against: (297 goals) — Most in NHL
Goals Scored per Game (GF/Gm): (2.87) – 15th overall (tied with Montreal)
Goals Against per Game (GA/Gm): (3.49) – Most in NHL
Shutouts: (2) — 29th overall (tied with three other teams)
Times Shutout: (4) — 24th (tied with five other teams