1996-1997 Montreal Canadiens

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31-36-15 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1996-97 Montreal Canadiens

What was the record of the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens?

The Montreal Canadiens finished the regular season with a 31-36-15 record. They went 17-17-7 at home and 14-19-8 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Montreal Canadiens went 32-40-15. Their final game was a loss in the First Round to the New Jersey Devils.

What division did the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens play in?

The 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens played in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens record by month?

The 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens had their best month in April, when they went 3-2-1 and had a 58.3% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 3-6-3 and had a 37.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '96 4-5-2 45.5% -1
November '96 6-7-2 46.7% -1
December '96 3-6-3 37.5% -11
January '97 6-7-1 46.4% -8
February '97 4-5-3 45.8% -7
March '97 5-4-3 54.2% -1
April '97 3-2-1 58.3% +2

Did the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Montreal Canadiens made the Playoffs in 1997. They lost their only series against the New Jersey Devils in the First Round.

How did the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens went 2-4 in overtime games.

How did the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens was a 3 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1996-97 Montreal Canadiens?

The longest losing streak that the Montreal Canadiens had during the 1996-97 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1996-97 Montreal Canadiens Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 5, 1996 vs Ottawa Senators Tie 3 - 3 OT
Mon, Oct 7, 1996 vs Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Tie 6 - 6 OT
Wed, Oct 9, 1996 vs Los Angeles Kings Win 6 - 3
Sat, Oct 12, 1996 vs New York Rangers Win 5 - 2
Tue, Oct 15, 1996 @ New Jersey Devils Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Oct 16, 1996 vs Calgary Flames Win 4 - 2
Sat, Oct 19, 1996 @ Ottawa Senators Loss 3 - 6
Thu, Oct 24, 1996 @ Buffalo Sabres Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Oct 26, 1996 vs Philadelphia Flyers Win 6 - 5
Mon, Oct 28, 1996 vs Phoenix Coyotes Loss 4 - 5 OT
Wed, Oct 30, 1996 @ Detroit Red Wings Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Nov 2, 1996 @ San Jose Sharks Loss 3 - 4 OT
Sun, Nov 3, 1996 @ Phoenix Coyotes Tie 4 - 4 OT
Wed, Nov 6, 1996 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Win 6 - 5
Thu, Nov 7, 1996 @ Los Angeles Kings Loss 1 - 4
Sat, Nov 9, 1996 @ Colorado Avalanche Loss 2 - 5
Mon, Nov 11, 1996 vs Edmonton Oilers Win 3 - 2 OT
Wed, Nov 13, 1996 vs Florida Panthers Loss 3 - 5
Fri, Nov 15, 1996 @ Washington Capitals Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Nov 16, 1996 vs Vancouver Canucks Win 6 - 1
Wed, Nov 20, 1996 @ Hartford Whalers Loss 1 - 3
Thu, Nov 21, 1996 @ Boston Bruins Win 6 - 2
Sat, Nov 23, 1996 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Win 4 - 3
Mon, Nov 25, 1996 vs Tampa Bay Lightning Win 4 - 2
Wed, Nov 27, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Tie 2 - 2 OT
Sat, Nov 30, 1996 vs Washington Capitals Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Dec 1, 1996 @ New York Rangers Loss 2 - 6
Wed, Dec 4, 1996 vs Boston Bruins Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Dec 6, 1996 @ Chicago Blackhawks Win 3 - 1
Sat, Dec 7, 1996 vs Chicago Blackhawks Win 3 - 2
Wed, Dec 11, 1996 vs Buffalo Sabres Loss 2 - 3 OT
Sat, Dec 14, 1996 @ New Jersey Devils Tie 3 - 3 OT
Mon, Dec 16, 1996 vs Tampa Bay Lightning Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Dec 21, 1996 vs New York Rangers Loss 2 - 3 OT
Mon, Dec 23, 1996 vs Ottawa Senators Loss 0 - 6
Thu, Dec 26, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Tie 3 - 3 OT
Sat, Dec 28, 1996 @ Tampa Bay Lightning Tie 4 - 4 OT
Sun, Dec 29, 1996 @ Florida Panthers Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jan 1, 1997 @ Dallas Stars Win 6 - 4
Thu, Jan 2, 1997 @ St. Louis Blues Tie 2 - 2 OT
Sat, Jan 4, 1997 vs New York Islanders Win 3 - 1
Mon, Jan 6, 1997 vs Hartford Whalers Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jan 9, 1997 @ Boston Bruins Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Jan 11, 1997 vs Boston Bruins Win 6 - 3
Mon, Jan 13, 1997 vs Dallas Stars Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jan 14, 1997 @ Philadelphia Flyers Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jan 20, 1997 vs Detroit Red Wings Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jan 22, 1997 @ Buffalo Sabres Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Jan 25, 1997 vs St. Louis Blues Loss 1 - 8
Sun, Jan 26, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jan 28, 1997 @ Florida Panthers Loss 1 - 5
Thu, Jan 30, 1997 @ Tampa Bay Lightning Win 4 - 1
Sat, Feb 1, 1997 vs New Jersey Devils Tie 4 - 4 OT
Mon, Feb 3, 1997 vs Florida Panthers Tie 2 - 2 OT
Wed, Feb 5, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 3 - 6
Thu, Feb 6, 1997 @ Philadelphia Flyers Loss 5 - 9
Sat, Feb 8, 1997 vs Hartford Whalers Win 3 - 2 OT
Mon, Feb 10, 1997 vs San Jose Sharks Win 4 - 2
Wed, Feb 12, 1997 @ Buffalo Sabres Tie 2 - 2 OT
Sat, Feb 15, 1997 vs New Jersey Devils Loss 1 - 4
Mon, Feb 17, 1997 @ New York Islanders Win 4 - 1
Sat, Feb 22, 1997 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Loss 1 - 5
Tue, Feb 25, 1997 @ Vancouver Canucks Win 4 - 2
Fri, Feb 28, 1997 @ Calgary Flames Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Mar 1, 1997 @ Edmonton Oilers Win 5 - 4
Wed, Mar 5, 1997 vs Colorado Avalanche Loss 3 - 7
Fri, Mar 7, 1997 @ Hartford Whalers Loss 0 - 2
Sat, Mar 8, 1997 vs Buffalo Sabres Tie 3 - 3 OT
Mon, Mar 10, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Tie 2 - 2 OT
Thu, Mar 13, 1997 @ Boston Bruins Win 3 - 0
Sat, Mar 15, 1997 vs Ottawa Senators Tie 2 - 2 OT
Wed, Mar 19, 1997 @ New York Rangers Win 5 - 4
Sat, Mar 22, 1997 vs Washington Capitals Loss 1 - 3
Mon, Mar 24, 1997 vs Boston Bruins Win 3 - 1
Wed, Mar 26, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 8 - 5
Sat, Mar 29, 1997 @ Ottawa Senators Loss 2 - 5
Wed, Apr 2, 1997 @ Hartford Whalers Win 4 - 1
Sat, Apr 5, 1997 vs Hartford Whalers Loss 1 - 4
Mon, Apr 7, 1997 vs New York Islanders Win 2 - 1
Wed, Apr 9, 1997 @ New York Islanders Win 3 - 1
Thu, Apr 10, 1997 @ Washington Capitals Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Apr 12, 1997 vs Philadelphia Flyers Tie 3 - 3 OT
Playoffs
First Round (Lost 1 - 4)
Thu, Apr 17, 1997 @ New Jersey Devils Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Apr 19, 1997 @ New Jersey Devils Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Apr 22, 1997 vs New Jersey Devils Loss 4 - 6
Thu, Apr 24, 1997 vs New Jersey Devils Win 4 - 3 OT3
Sat, Apr 26, 1997 @ New Jersey Devils Loss 0 - 4

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