1996-97 NHL Season Standings

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1996-97 NHL Season Summary

Who won the 1996-97 Stanley Cup?

The 1996-97 Stanley Cup Finals winner was the Detroit Red Wings, who defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games. The final game was on on Jun 7, 1997, in which the Red Wings won 2-1 at home.

When was the 1996-97 Stanley Cup Finals?

The 1996-97 Stanley Cup Finals started on May 31, 1997 and ended on Jun 7, 1997, lasting 4 games.

Which NHL team had the best regular season record in 1996-97?

The Colorado Avalanche had the best regular season record in the 1996-97 NHL season at 49-24-9.

Which NHL team had the best goal differential in the 1996-97 regular season?

The Colorado Avalanche had the best goal differential in the 1996-97 regular season at +72 goals.

Which NHL team had the worst goal differential in the 1996-97 regular season?

The San Jose Sharks had the worst goal differential in the 1996-97 regular season at -67 goals.

Which NHL team had the most goals per game in the 1996-97 regular season?

The Pittsburgh Penguins had the most goals per game in the 1996-97 regular season at 3.48 GPG.

Which NHL team allowed the fewest goals per game in the 1996-97 regular season?

The New Jersey Devils allowed the fewest goals per game in the 1996-97 regular season at 2.22 goals allowed per game.

Which NHL team was the last undefeated team in the 1996-97 season?

The last undefeated team in the 1996-97 NHL season was the Florida Panthers, who started the season with a 8-0-4 record. The streak ended with a 2-3 loss against the Philadelphia Flyers on Nov 2, 1996.

1996-97 NHL Standings

Team Record Streak GPG GPG Allowed Goal Differential Playoff Result
1 Colorado Avalanche 49-24-9 L1 3.38 2.50 +72 Lost Conf Finals
2 Dallas Stars 48-26-8 L2 3.07 2.41 +54 Lost First Round
New Jersey Devils 45-23-14 L1 2.82 2.22 +49 Lost Conf Semi
4 Philadelphia Flyers 45-24-13 W1 3.34 2.65 +57 Lost Final
5 Detroit Red Wings 38-26-18 L2 3.09 2.40 +56 Won Final
6 Buffalo Sabres 40-30-12 L2 2.89 2.54 +29 Lost Conf Semi
7 Florida Panthers 35-28-19 W2 2.70 2.45 +20 Lost First Round
8 New York Rangers 38-34-10 L1 3.15 2.82 +27 Lost Conf Finals
9 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 36-33-13 W3 2.99 2.84 +12 Lost Conf Semi
10 Pittsburgh Penguins 38-36-8 L3 3.48 3.41 +5 Lost First Round
11 Phoenix Coyotes 38-37-7 W1 2.93 2.96 -3 Lost First Round
St. Louis Blues 36-35-11 W3 2.88 2.91 -3 Lost First Round
13 Edmonton Oilers 36-37-9 L2 3.07 3.01 +5 Lost Conf Semi
Chicago Blackhawks 34-35-13 W2 2.72 2.56 +13 Lost First Round
15 Vancouver Canucks 35-40-7 W3 3.13 3.33 -16
Ottawa Senators 31-36-15 W3 2.76 2.85 -8 Lost First Round
Montreal Canadiens 31-36-15 T1 3.04 3.37 -27 Lost First Round
18 Washington Capitals 33-40-9 W3 2.61 2.82 -17
Hartford Whalers 32-39-11 W1 2.76 3.12 -30
20 Tampa Bay Lightning 32-40-10 L1 2.65 3.01 -30
21 Calgary Flames 32-41-9 L4 2.61 2.91 -25
22 New York Islanders 29-41-12 L1 2.93 3.05 -10
23 Toronto Maple Leafs 30-44-8 W1 2.80 3.33 -43
24 Los Angeles Kings 28-43-11 W2 2.61 3.27 -54
25 San Jose Sharks 27-47-8 L2 2.57 3.39 -67
26 Boston Bruins 26-47-9 W1 2.85 3.66 -66

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