The Ottawa Senators finished the 2003-04 regular season with a 43-23-10-6 record, collecting 102 points to finish third in the Northeast Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference.
The Ottawa Senators had a 23-8-5-5 record at the Corel Centre during the 2003-04 regular season. Ottawa had the best home record in the Eastern Conference and fourth best in the NHL. The Ottawa Senators set a franchise record with a 12-game (10-0-2-0) home unbeaten streak (Dec. 18 - Jan. 24). They also had a stretch where they gained at least one point in 23 consecutive home games (17-0-3-3) from December 18 to March 20, it was the longest streak since the New York Rangers had a 24-game streak during the 1995-96 season.
The Ottawa Senators had a 20-15-5-1 record away from the Corel Centre during the 2003-04 regular season. Ottawa finished the year with the sixth best road record among Eastern Conference teams and 10th best road record in the NHL.
The Ottawa Senators scored 262 goals during the 2003-04 regular season and averaged 3.20 goals per game, best in the NHL. Ottawa Senators scored 134 goals at home and 128 on the road. Over the past four seasons the Ottawa Senators and Detroit Red Wings are the only two teams to finish in the top five in goals for during each full season. Also over those four seasons, Ottawa Senators has scored 1,042 goals, most in the NHL.
The Ottawa Senators allowed 189 goals against during the 2003-04 regular season and had a 2.27 goals against average, eighth in the NHL. Since the start of the 2000-01 season, the Ottawa Senators have a +258 goal differential (1,042 GF and 783 GA), best in the NHL.
The Ottawa Senators finished the 2003-04 regular season with a 21.6 % (80-371) success rate on the powerplay, best in the NHL. Ottawa 's total of 80 powerplay goals was also first in the NHL./
For the second consecutive season the Senators had a streak of 24 consecutive games where they allowed three or less goals against (Nov. 25, 6-3 win at Atlanta to Jan. 13, 4-0 win at New Jersey ). These two streaks are the longest of their kind since the 1955 Montreal Canadiens went 25 consecutive games without allowing more than three goals against. Ottawa Senators went 15-4-4-1 during this year's 24-game span.
The Ottawa Senators set or tied numerous team records this season, including the fastest five goals, scoring five in a span of 10:34 against Toronto on January 8, eclipsing the old mark by two seconds. The Ottawa Senators also set team records by scoring five powerplay goals in a game, scoring eight consecutive powerplay goals and for largest margin of victory with they beat the New York Rangers 9-1 on Jan. 24.