1996-1997 Edmonton Oilers

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36-37-9 Lost Conf Semi
Record Outcome

1996-97 Edmonton Oilers

What was the record of the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers?

The Edmonton Oilers finished the regular season with a 36-37-9 record. They went 21-16-4 at home and 15-21-5 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers went 41-44-9. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Semi-Finals to the Colorado Avalanche.

What division did the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers play in?

The 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers record by month?

The 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers had their best month in January, when they went 8-3-1 and had a 70.8% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 4-7-3 and had a 39.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '96 7-5 58.3% +6
November '96 6-7-1 46.4% +4
December '96 4-7-3 39.3% -2
January '97 8-3-1 70.8% +5
February '97 4-6-2 41.7% -7
March '97 6-7 46.2% +2
April '97 1-2-2 40% -3

Did the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Edmonton Oilers made the Playoffs in 1997. They won their first series against the Dallas Stars in the First Round. They eventually lost against the Colorado Avalanche in the Conference Semi-Finals.

How did the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers went 1-6 in overtime games.

How did the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers went 3-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1996-97 Edmonton Oilers?

The longest losing streak that the Edmonton Oilers had during the 1996-97 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1996-97 Edmonton Oilers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 4, 1996 vs Buffalo Sabres Win 4 - 3
Sun, Oct 6, 1996 vs Vancouver Canucks Win 2 - 0
Tue, Oct 8, 1996 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Win 4 - 2
Wed, Oct 9, 1996 @ Detroit Red Wings Loss 0 - 2
Fri, Oct 11, 1996 vs St. Louis Blues Loss 1 - 3
Mon, Oct 14, 1996 @ Phoenix Coyotes Win 6 - 3
Tue, Oct 15, 1996 @ Colorado Avalanche Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Oct 20, 1996 @ Calgary Flames Loss 3 - 6
Tue, Oct 22, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 5 - 2
Thu, Oct 24, 1996 @ Los Angeles Kings Win 8 - 2
Sat, Oct 26, 1996 vs Colorado Avalanche Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Oct 30, 1996 vs Phoenix Coyotes Win 4 - 1
Fri, Nov 1, 1996 vs Vancouver Canucks Loss 4 - 5 OT
Sun, Nov 3, 1996 @ Chicago Blackhawks Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Nov 6, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Nov 7, 1996 @ Boston Bruins Win 6 - 0
Sat, Nov 9, 1996 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Loss 3 - 7
Mon, Nov 11, 1996 @ Montreal Canadiens Loss 2 - 3 OT
Wed, Nov 13, 1996 @ Ottawa Senators Win 4 - 0
Sun, Nov 17, 1996 vs Dallas Stars Loss 3 - 7
Tue, Nov 19, 1996 vs Chicago Blackhawks Tie 4 - 4 OT
Thu, Nov 21, 1996 vs New York Rangers Win 3 - 2
Sat, Nov 23, 1996 vs Calgary Flames Win 3 - 2
Tue, Nov 26, 1996 @ Calgary Flames Win 10 - 1
Wed, Nov 27, 1996 vs Los Angeles Kings Loss 1 - 5
Fri, Nov 29, 1996 @ San Jose Sharks Win 4 - 2
Sun, Dec 1, 1996 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Dec 4, 1996 @ Colorado Avalanche Loss 0 - 2
Fri, Dec 6, 1996 vs Ottawa Senators Win 5 - 2
Sun, Dec 8, 1996 vs St. Louis Blues Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Dec 10, 1996 @ Detroit Red Wings Tie 0 - 0 OT
Thu, Dec 12, 1996 @ Tampa Bay Lightning Tie 2 - 2 OT
Sun, Dec 15, 1996 @ Florida Panthers Loss 3 - 6
Wed, Dec 18, 1996 vs Colorado Avalanche Tie 4 - 4 OT
Fri, Dec 20, 1996 vs New Jersey Devils Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Dec 22, 1996 vs Detroit Red Wings Loss 2 - 6
Mon, Dec 23, 1996 @ Vancouver Canucks Win 7 - 0
Fri, Dec 27, 1996 vs Philadelphia Flyers Loss 4 - 6
Sat, Dec 28, 1996 vs San Jose Sharks Win 5 - 3
Mon, Dec 30, 1996 vs Los Angeles Kings Win 2 - 1
Fri, Jan 3, 1997 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Win 4 - 3
Tue, Jan 7, 1997 @ St. Louis Blues Win 5 - 2
Wed, Jan 8, 1997 @ Chicago Blackhawks Loss 1 - 4
Sat, Jan 11, 1997 vs San Jose Sharks Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jan 12, 1997 vs Hartford Whalers Win 2 - 1 OT
Wed, Jan 15, 1997 vs Florida Panthers Win 4 - 0
Tue, Jan 21, 1997 @ New York Rangers Tie 4 - 4 OT
Wed, Jan 22, 1997 @ New York Islanders Loss 1 - 8
Fri, Jan 24, 1997 @ Buffalo Sabres Win 3 - 1
Sun, Jan 26, 1997 @ Washington Capitals Win 3 - 1
Wed, Jan 29, 1997 vs San Jose Sharks Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jan 31, 1997 vs New York Islanders Win 1 - 0
Wed, Feb 5, 1997 vs Calgary Flames Win 5 - 2
Sat, Feb 8, 1997 vs Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Loss 1 - 2 OT
Sun, Feb 9, 1997 vs Washington Capitals Win 4 - 1
Wed, Feb 12, 1997 vs Boston Bruins Win 4 - 3
Thu, Feb 13, 1997 @ Calgary Flames Loss 2 - 3 OT
Sat, Feb 15, 1997 @ Los Angeles Kings Tie 2 - 2 OT
Mon, Feb 17, 1997 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Feb 19, 1997 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Win 6 - 5
Fri, Feb 21, 1997 vs Colorado Avalanche Loss 3 - 4 OT
Sun, Feb 23, 1997 @ Dallas Stars Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Feb 26, 1997 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Tie 3 - 3 OT
Thu, Feb 27, 1997 @ Los Angeles Kings Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Mar 1, 1997 vs Montreal Canadiens Loss 4 - 5
Tue, Mar 4, 1997 vs Los Angeles Kings Win 4 - 1
Fri, Mar 7, 1997 @ Dallas Stars Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Mar 9, 1997 @ St. Louis Blues Win 4 - 1
Tue, Mar 11, 1997 @ New Jersey Devils Loss 1 - 6
Thu, Mar 13, 1997 @ Philadelphia Flyers Loss 4 - 5 OT
Sat, Mar 15, 1997 @ Hartford Whalers Win 4 - 2
Wed, Mar 19, 1997 vs Tampa Bay Lightning Win 3 - 1
Sun, Mar 23, 1997 vs Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Loss 1 - 4
Mon, Mar 24, 1997 @ San Jose Sharks Win 5 - 1
Fri, Mar 28, 1997 @ San Jose Sharks Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Mar 29, 1997 @ Phoenix Coyotes Win 3 - 1
Mon, Mar 31, 1997 vs Dallas Stars Loss 1 - 3
Thu, Apr 3, 1997 vs Chicago Blackhawks Win 4 - 2
Sat, Apr 5, 1997 vs Vancouver Canucks Tie 2 - 2 OT
Wed, Apr 9, 1997 vs Detroit Red Wings Tie 3 - 3 OT
Fri, Apr 11, 1997 vs Phoenix Coyotes Loss 2 - 6
Sat, Apr 12, 1997 @ Vancouver Canucks Loss 4 - 5
Playoffs
First Round (Won 4 - 3)
Wed, Apr 16, 1997 @ Dallas Stars Loss 3 - 5
Fri, Apr 18, 1997 @ Dallas Stars Win 4 - 0
Sun, Apr 20, 1997 vs Dallas Stars Win 4 - 3 OT
Tue, Apr 22, 1997 vs Dallas Stars Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Apr 25, 1997 @ Dallas Stars Win 1 - 0
Sun, Apr 27, 1997 vs Dallas Stars Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Apr 29, 1997 @ Dallas Stars Win 4 - 3 OT
Conference Semi-Finals (Lost 1 - 4)
Fri, May 2, 1997 @ Colorado Avalanche Loss 1 - 5
Sun, May 4, 1997 @ Colorado Avalanche Loss 1 - 4
Wed, May 7, 1997 vs Colorado Avalanche Win 4 - 3
Fri, May 9, 1997 vs Colorado Avalanche Loss 2 - 3 OT
Sun, May 11, 1997 @ Colorado Avalanche Loss 3 - 4

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