1996-1997 Pittsburgh Penguins

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38-36-8 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins

What was the record of the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins?

The Pittsburgh Penguins finished the regular season with a 38-36-8 record. They went 25-11-5 at home and 13-25-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins went 39-40-8. Their final game was a loss in the First Round to the Philadelphia Flyers.

What division did the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins play in?

The 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins played in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins record by month?

The 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins had their best month in December, when they went 11-2-2 and had a 80% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 2-8 and had a 20% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '96 2-8 20% -20
November '96 6-5-2 53.8% +8
December '96 11-2-2 80% +24
January '97 8-3-1 70.8% +18
February '97 4-7 36.4% -12
March '97 5-8-2 40% -11
April '97 2-3-1 41.7% -2

Did the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Pittsburgh Penguins made the Playoffs in 1997. They lost their only series against the Philadelphia Flyers in the First Round.

How did the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins went 1-4 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins was a 6 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins?

The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Penguins had during the 1996-97 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins Schedule

= Playoff Team

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

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