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1997 NHL Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Detroit Red Wings

Conn Smythe Trophy: Mike Vernon (16-4, 1.76 GAA)

Goals Leader: Rod Brind'Amour (13) & Claude Lemieux (13)
Assists Leader: Joe Sakic (17)
Points Leader: Eric Lindros (26)

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Finals (4-0): Detroit Red Wings over Philadelphia Flyers  
 
Conference Finals (4-2): Detroit Red Wings over Colorado Avalanche  
Conference Finals (4-1): Philadelphia Flyers over New York Rangers  
 
Conference Semi-Finals (4-0): Detroit Red Wings over Mighty Ducks of Anaheim  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-1): Colorado Avalanche over Edmonton Oilers  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-1): Philadelphia Flyers over Buffalo Sabres  
Conference Semi-Finals (4-1): New York Rangers over New Jersey Devils  
 
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-3): Mighty Ducks of Anaheim over Phoenix Coyotes  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Detroit Red Wings over St. Louis Blues  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-3): Edmonton Oilers over Dallas Stars  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2): Colorado Avalanche over Chicago Blackhawks  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1): New York Rangers over Florida Panthers  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1): Philadelphia Flyers over Pittsburgh Penguins  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-3): Buffalo Sabres over Ottawa Senators  
Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1): New Jersey Devils over Montreal Canadiens  

Team Statistics

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

Playoff Leaders