League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Stanley Cup Final 4-0 Detroit Red Wings over Philadelphia Flyers  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 31 Detroit Red Wings 4 Philadelphia Flyers 2
Game 2 June 3 Detroit Red Wings 4 Philadelphia Flyers 2
Game 3 June 5 Philadelphia Flyers 1 Detroit Red Wings 6
Game 4 June 7 Philadelphia Flyers 1 Detroit Red Wings 2
 
Conference Finals 4-2 Detroit Red Wings over Colorado Avalanche  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 15 Detroit Red Wings 1 Colorado Avalanche 2
Game 2 May 17 Detroit Red Wings 4 Colorado Avalanche 2
Game 3 May 19 Colorado Avalanche 1 Detroit Red Wings 2
Game 4 May 22 Colorado Avalanche 0 Detroit Red Wings 6
Game 5 May 24 Detroit Red Wings 0 Colorado Avalanche 6
Game 6 May 26 Colorado Avalanche 1 Detroit Red Wings 3
Conference Finals 4-1 Philadelphia Flyers over New York Rangers  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 16 New York Rangers 1 Philadelphia Flyers 3
Game 2 May 18 New York Rangers 5 Philadelphia Flyers 4
Game 3 May 20 Philadelphia Flyers 6 New York Rangers 3
Game 4 May 23 Philadelphia Flyers 3 New York Rangers 2
Game 5 May 25 New York Rangers 2 Philadelphia Flyers 4
 
Conference Semi-Finals 4-0 Detroit Red Wings over Mighty Ducks of Anaheim  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 2 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 1 Detroit Red Wings 2 (OT)
Game 2 May 4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 2 Detroit Red Wings 3 (3OT)
Game 3 May 6 Detroit Red Wings 5 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 3
Game 4 May 8 Detroit Red Wings 3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 2 (2OT)
Conference Semi-Finals 4-1 Colorado Avalanche over Edmonton Oilers  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 2 Edmonton Oilers 1 Colorado Avalanche 5
Game 2 May 4 Edmonton Oilers 1 Colorado Avalanche 4
Game 3 May 7 Colorado Avalanche 3 Edmonton Oilers 4
Game 4 May 9 Colorado Avalanche 3 Edmonton Oilers 2 (OT)
Game 5 May 11 Edmonton Oilers 3 Colorado Avalanche 4
Conference Semi-Finals 4-1 Philadelphia Flyers over Buffalo Sabres  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 3 Philadelphia Flyers 5 Buffalo Sabres 3
Game 2 May 5 Philadelphia Flyers 2 Buffalo Sabres 1
Game 3 May 7 Buffalo Sabres 1 Philadelphia Flyers 4
Game 4 May 9 Buffalo Sabres 5 Philadelphia Flyers 4 (OT)
Game 5 May 11 Philadelphia Flyers 6 Buffalo Sabres 3
Conference Semi-Finals 4-1 New York Rangers over New Jersey Devils  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 2 New York Rangers 0 New Jersey Devils 2
Game 2 May 4 New York Rangers 2 New Jersey Devils 0
Game 3 May 6 New Jersey Devils 2 New York Rangers 3
Game 4 May 8 New Jersey Devils 0 New York Rangers 3
Game 5 May 11 New York Rangers 2 New Jersey Devils 1 (OT)
 
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim over Phoenix Coyotes  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 Phoenix Coyotes 2 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 4
Game 2 April 18 Phoenix Coyotes 2 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 4
Game 3 April 20 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 1 Phoenix Coyotes 4
Game 4 April 22 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 0 Phoenix Coyotes 2
Game 5 April 24 Phoenix Coyotes 5 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 2
Game 6 April 27 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 3 Phoenix Coyotes 2 (OT)
Game 7 April 29 Phoenix Coyotes 0 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 3
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-2 Detroit Red Wings over St. Louis Blues  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 St. Louis Blues 2 Detroit Red Wings 0
Game 2 April 18 St. Louis Blues 1 Detroit Red Wings 2
Game 3 April 20 Detroit Red Wings 3 St. Louis Blues 2
Game 4 April 22 Detroit Red Wings 0 St. Louis Blues 4
Game 5 April 25 St. Louis Blues 2 Detroit Red Wings 5
Game 6 April 27 Detroit Red Wings 3 St. Louis Blues 1
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-3 Edmonton Oilers over Dallas Stars  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 Edmonton Oilers 3 Dallas Stars 5
Game 2 April 18 Edmonton Oilers 4 Dallas Stars 0
Game 3 April 20 Dallas Stars 3 Edmonton Oilers 4 (OT)
Game 4 April 22 Dallas Stars 4 Edmonton Oilers 3
Game 5 April 25 Edmonton Oilers 1 Dallas Stars 0 (2OT)
Game 6 April 27 Dallas Stars 3 Edmonton Oilers 2
Game 7 April 29 Edmonton Oilers 4 Dallas Stars 3 (OT)
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-2 Colorado Avalanche over Chicago Blackhawks  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 Chicago Blackhawks 0 Colorado Avalanche 6
Game 2 April 18 Chicago Blackhawks 1 Colorado Avalanche 3
Game 3 April 20 Colorado Avalanche 3 Chicago Blackhawks 4 (2OT)
Game 4 April 22 Colorado Avalanche 3 Chicago Blackhawks 6
Game 5 April 24 Chicago Blackhawks 0 Colorado Avalanche 7
Game 6 April 26 Colorado Avalanche 6 Chicago Blackhawks 3
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-1 New York Rangers over Florida Panthers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 17 New York Rangers 0 Florida Panthers 3
Game 2 April 20 New York Rangers 3 Florida Panthers 0
Game 3 April 22 Florida Panthers 3 New York Rangers 4 (OT)
Game 4 April 23 Florida Panthers 2 New York Rangers 3
Game 5 April 25 New York Rangers 3 Florida Panthers 2 (OT)
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-1 Philadelphia Flyers over Pittsburgh Penguins  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 17 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 Philadelphia Flyers 5
Game 2 April 19 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 Philadelphia Flyers 3
Game 3 April 21 Philadelphia Flyers 5 Pittsburgh Penguins 3
Game 4 April 23 Philadelphia Flyers 1 Pittsburgh Penguins 4
Game 5 April 26 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 Philadelphia Flyers 6
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-3 Buffalo Sabres over Ottawa Senators  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 17 Ottawa Senators 1 Buffalo Sabres 3
Game 2 April 19 Ottawa Senators 3 Buffalo Sabres 1
Game 3 April 21 Buffalo Sabres 3 Ottawa Senators 2
Game 4 April 23 Buffalo Sabres 0 Ottawa Senators 1 (OT)
Game 5 April 25 Ottawa Senators 4 Buffalo Sabres 1
Game 6 April 27 Buffalo Sabres 3 Ottawa Senators 0
Game 7 April 29 Ottawa Senators 2 Buffalo Sabres 3 (OT)
Conference Quarter-Finals 4-1 New Jersey Devils over Montreal Canadiens  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 17 Montreal Canadiens 2 New Jersey Devils 5
Game 2 April 19 Montreal Canadiens 1 New Jersey Devils 4
Game 3 April 22 New Jersey Devils 6 Montreal Canadiens 4
Game 4 April 24 New Jersey Devils 3 Montreal Canadiens 4 (3OT)
Game 5 April 26 Montreal Canadiens 0 New Jersey Devils 4

Team Statistics

Team Statistics Table
Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Detroit Red Wings 20 16 4 0 3 0 .800 58 38 20
2 Philadelphia Flyers 19 12 7 0 0 1 .632 67 55 12
3 Colorado Avalanche 17 10 7 0 1 1 .588 59 41 18
4 New York Rangers 15 9 6 0 3 0 .600 36 35 1
5 New Jersey Devils 10 5 5 0 0 2 .500 27 21 6
6 Edmonton Oilers 12 5 7 0 3 1 .417 32 37 -5
7 Buffalo Sabres 12 5 7 0 2 1 .417 27 34 -7
8 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 11 4 7 0 1 3 .364 25 30 -5
9 Ottawa Senators 7 3 4 0 1 1 .429 13 14 -1
10 Dallas Stars 7 3 4 0 0 3 .429 18 21 -3
11 Phoenix Coyotes 7 3 4 0 0 1 .429 17 17 0
12 Chicago Blackhawks 6 2 4 0 1 0 .333 14 28 -14
13 St. Louis Blues 6 2 4 0 0 0 .333 12 13 -1
14 Florida Panthers 5 1 4 0 0 2 .200 10 13 -3
15 Montreal Canadiens 5 1 4 0 1 0 .200 11 22 -11
16 Pittsburgh Penguins 5 1 4 0 0 0 .200 13 20 -7
League Average 10.3 5.1 5.1 0.0 1.1 1.1 .500 27.4 27.4 0

Overtime Goals

Overtime Goals Table
Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1997-04-20 CHI Krivokrasov, Sergei CHI 4-3 COL 2 31:03
1997-04-20 EDM Buchberger, Kelly EDM 4-3 DAL 1 9:15
1997-04-22 NYR Tikkanen, Esa NYR 4-3 FLA 1 16:29
1997-04-23 OTT Alfredsson, Daniel OTT 1-0 BUF 1 2:34
1997-04-24 MTL Brisebois, Patrice MTL 4-3 NJD 3 47:37
1997-04-25 DAL Smyth, Ryan EDM 1-0 DAL 2 20:22
1997-04-25 FLA Tikkanen, Esa NYR 3-2 FLA 1 12:02
1997-04-27 PHX Kariya, Paul MDA 3-2 PHX 1 7:29
1997-04-29 BUF Plante, Derek BUF 3-2 OTT 1 5:24
1997-04-29 DAL Marchant, Todd EDM 4-3 DAL 1 12:26
1997-05-02 DET Lapointe, Martin DET 2-1 MDA 1 0:59
1997-05-04 DET Kozlov, Vyacheslav DET 3-2 MDA 3 41:31
1997-05-08 MDA Shanahan, Brendan DET 3-2 MDA 2 37:03
1997-05-09 EDM Lemieux, Claude COL 3-2 EDM 1 8:35
1997-05-09 PHI Ronan, Ed BUF 5-4 PHI 1 6:24
1997-05-11 NJD Graves, Adam NYR 2-1 NJD 1 14:08

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

 

Playoff Leaders

Goals
1. Rod Brind'AmourPHI 13
Claude LemieuxCOL 13
3. Eric Lindros* • PHI 12
4. Wayne Gretzky* • NYR 10
5. John LeClairPHI 9
Brendan Shanahan* • DET 9
Esa TikkanenNYR 9
Assists
1. Joe Sakic* • COL 17
2. Valeri KamenskyCOL 14
Eric Lindros* • PHI 14
4. Sandis OzolinshCOL 13
5. Sergei Fedorov* • DET 12
Peter Forsberg* • COL 12
John LeClairPHI 12
Janne NiinimaaPHI 12
Points
1. Eric Lindros* • PHI 26
2. Joe Sakic* • COL 25
3. Claude LemieuxCOL 23
4. Valeri KamenskyCOL 22
5. Rod Brind'AmourPHI 21
John LeClairPHI 21
Goals Created
1. Eric Lindros* • PHI 10.4
2. Claude LemieuxCOL 9.8
3. Rod Brind'AmourPHI 9.3
4. Joe Sakic* • COL 9.0
5. John LeClairPHI 8.2
Plus/Minus
1. Larry Murphy* • DET 16
2. Chris TherienPHI 14
3. Nicklas Lidstrom* • DET 12
4. Rod Brind'AmourPHI 9
Eric DesjardinsPHI 9
Dan McGillisEDM 9
Penalties in Minutes
1. Adam FooteCOL 62
2. Martin LapointeDET 60
3. Bob RouseDET 55
4. Brendan Shanahan* • DET 43
5. Viacheslav Fetisov* • DET 42
Even Strength Goals
1. Claude LemieuxCOL 9
2. Eric Lindros* • PHI 8
3. Brendan Shanahan* • DET 7
Wayne Gretzky* • NYR 7
Rod Brind'AmourPHI 7
Power Play Goals
1. Valeri KamenskyCOL 5
2. Paul KariyaMDA 4
Eric Lindros* • PHI 4
Claude LemieuxCOL 4
John LeClairPHI 4
Vyacheslav KozlovDET 4
Rod Brind'AmourPHI 4
Short-Handed Goals
1. Todd MarchantEDM 3
2. Rod Brind'AmourPHI 2
Brian RolstonNJD 2
4. Shayne CorsonMTL 1
Kris DraperDET 1
John DrucePHI 1
Brian HolzingerBUF 1
John MacLeanNJD 1
Kirk MaltbyDET 1
Esa TikkanenNYR 1
Ed OlczykPIT 1
Petr NedvedPIT 1
Mike Modano* • DAL 1
Benoit BrunetMTL 1
Game-Winning Goals
1. Sergei Fedorov* • DET 4
Claude LemieuxCOL 4
3. John LeClairPHI 3
Esa TikkanenNYR 3
5. Geoff CourtnallSTL 2
Adam GravesNYR 2
Wayne Gretzky* • NYR 2
Valeri KamenskyCOL 2
Trent KlattPHI 2
Vyacheslav KozlovDET 2
Ryan SmythEDM 2
Darren McCartyDET 2
Mike Modano* • DAL 2
Derek PlanteBUF 2
Brendan Shanahan* • DET 2
Steve Yzerman* • DET 2
Daniel AlfredssonOTT 2
Shots
1. Brendan Shanahan* • DET 82
2. Nicklas Lidstrom* • DET 79
John LeClairPHI 79
Sergei Fedorov* • DET 79
5. Claude LemieuxCOL 73
Shooting Percentage
1. Kelly BuchbergerEDM 26.3
2. Wayne Gretzky* • NYR 22.7
3. Jaromir JagrPIT 22.2
Mark RecchiMTL 22.2
5. Daniel AlfredssonOTT 21.7
Goals Per Game
1. Keith TkachukPHX 0.86
2. Claude LemieuxCOL 0.76
3. Daniel AlfredssonOTT 0.71
4. Rod Brind'AmourPHI 0.68
5. Wayne Gretzky* • NYR 0.67
Assists Per Game
1. Brett Hull* • STL 1.17
2. Joe Sakic* • COL 1.00
Cliff RonningPHX 1.00
Gord MurphyFLA 1.00
5. Dmitri MironovMDA 0.91
Points Per Game
1. Joe Sakic* • COL 1.47
2. Eric Lindros* • PHI 1.37
3. Claude LemieuxCOL 1.35
4. Wayne Gretzky* • NYR 1.33
5. Valeri KamenskyCOL 1.29
Goals Created Per Game
1. Claude LemieuxCOL 0.58
2. Eric Lindros* • PHI 0.55
3. Wayne Gretzky* • NYR 0.54
4. Joe Sakic* • COL 0.53
5. Paul KariyaMDA 0.49
Games Played
1. Mike VernonDET 20
2. Patrick Roy* • COL 17
3. Mike RichterNYR 15
4. Curtis JosephEDM 12
Garth SnowPHI 12
Wins
1. Mike VernonDET 16
2. Patrick Roy* • COL 10
3. Mike RichterNYR 9
4. Garth SnowPHI 8
5. Martin BrodeurNJD 5
Curtis JosephEDM 5
Losses
1. Curtis JosephEDM 7
Patrick Roy* • COL 7
3. Mike RichterNYR 6
Steve ShieldsBUF 6
5. Martin BrodeurNJD 5
Goals Against
1. Patrick Roy* • COL 38
2. Curtis JosephEDM 36
Mike VernonDET 36
4. Mike RichterNYR 33
Garth SnowPHI 33
Shots Against
1. Patrick Roy* • COL 559
2. Mike VernonDET 494
3. Mike RichterNYR 488
4. Curtis JosephEDM 405
5. Steve ShieldsBUF 334
Saves
1. Patrick Roy* • COL 521
2. Mike VernonDET 458
3. Mike RichterNYR 455
4. Curtis JosephEDM 369
5. Steve ShieldsBUF 308
Save Percentage
1. Mike RichterNYR .932
Nikolai KhabibulinPHX .932
3. Patrick Roy* • COL .932
4. Guy HebertMDA .929
5. John VanbiesbrouckFLA .929
Goals Against Average
1. Martin BrodeurNJD 1.73
2. Mike VernonDET 1.76
3. Ron TugnuttOTT 1.98
4. Guy HebertMDA 2.02
5. Mike RichterNYR 2.11
Shutouts
1. Mike RichterNYR 3
Patrick Roy* • COL 3
3. Martin BrodeurNJD 2
Grant Fuhr* • STL 2
Curtis JosephEDM 2
Minutes
1. Mike VernonDET 1229
2. Patrick Roy* • COL 1034
3. Mike RichterNYR 939
4. Curtis JosephEDM 767
5. Garth SnowPHI 699

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