1996-1997 Tampa Bay Lightning

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32-40-10 Missed Playoffs
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1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning

What was the record of the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning?

The Tampa Bay Lightning finished the regular season with a 32-40-10 record. They went 15-18-8 at home and 17-22-2 on the road.

What division did the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning play in?

The 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning record by month?

The 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning had their best month in April, when they went 3-2-2 and had a 57.1% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 2-10-1 and had a 19.2% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '96 5-4-1 55.0% +3
November '96 2-10-1 19.2% -14
December '96 5-5-3 50% -1
January '97 6-5-1 54.2% -4
February '97 6-6-1 50% -5
March '97 5-8-1 39.3% -9
April '97 3-2-2 57.1% 0

Did the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning make the Playoffs?

No, the Lightning didn't make the Playoffs in 1997.

How did the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning went 4-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning was a 4 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning?

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

1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning Schedule

= Playoff Team

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

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