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1996-97 Detroit Red Wings Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 38-26-18 (94 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Bowman (38-26-18)

1996-97 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 253 (6th of 26), Goals Against: 197 (2nd of 26)
SRS: 0.66 (3rd of 26), SOS: -0.03 (22nd of 26)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-0) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Conference Finals (4-2) versus Colorado Avalanche
Won Conference Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus St. Louis Blues


Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1996-10-05 @ New Jersey Devils L 1 3 0 1 0 L 1
2 1996-10-09 Edmonton Oilers W 2 0 1 1 0 W 1
3 1996-10-11 Calgary Flames L 1 2 1 2 0 L 1
4 1996-10-12 @ Buffalo Sabres W 6 1 2 2 0 W 1
5 1996-10-15 @ Dallas Stars L 1 3 2 3 0 L 1
6 1996-10-17 @ Chicago Blackhawks L 1 2 2 4 0 L 2
7 1996-10-19 New York Islanders W 4 2 3 4 0 W 1
8 1996-10-21 Los Angeles Kings W 3 0 4 4 0 W 2
9 1996-10-23 Dallas Stars W 4 1 5 4 0 W 3
10 1996-10-25 Chicago Blackhawks T OT 2 2 5 4 1 T 1
11 1996-10-26 @ Boston Bruins W 2 1 6 4 1 W 1
12 1996-10-30 Montreal Canadiens W 5 3 7 4 1 W 2
13 1996-11-01 @ Ottawa Senators T OT 2 2 7 4 2 T 1
14 1996-11-02 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 6 7 5 2 L 1
15 1996-11-04 Hartford Whalers W 5 1 8 5 2 W 1
16 1996-11-06 New Jersey Devils L 0 2 8 6 2 L 1
17 1996-11-08 @ Hartford Whalers W 4 1 9 6 2 W 1
18 1996-11-10 Tampa Bay Lightning W 4 2 10 6 2 W 2
19 1996-11-13 Colorado Avalanche L 1 4 10 7 2 L 1
20 1996-11-15 San Jose Sharks W 5 1 11 7 2 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1996-11-18 @ Phoenix Coyotes T OT 2 2 11 7 3 T 1
22 1996-11-21 @ San Jose Sharks W 6 1 12 7 3 W 1
23 1996-11-23 @ Los Angeles Kings W 6 0 13 7 3 W 2
24 1996-11-24 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim L 1 3 13 8 3 L 1
25 1996-11-27 Toronto Maple Leafs W 5 2 14 8 3 W 1
26 1996-12-01 Florida Panthers L 2 4 14 9 3 L 1
27 1996-12-03 Vancouver Canucks T OT 2 2 14 9 4 T 1
28 1996-12-04 @ Washington Capitals W 2 0 15 9 4 W 1
29 1996-12-10 Edmonton Oilers T OT 0 0 15 9 5 T 1
30 1996-12-12 Chicago Blackhawks W 6 2 16 9 5 W 1
31 1996-12-15 Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 1 17 9 5 W 2
32 1996-12-17 @ Colorado Avalanche L 3 4 17 10 5 L 1
33 1996-12-18 @ Calgary Flames T OT 3 3 17 10 6 T 1
34 1996-12-20 @ Vancouver Canucks L 2 3 17 11 6 L 1
35 1996-12-22 @ Edmonton Oilers W 6 2 18 11 6 W 1
36 1996-12-26 Washington Capitals W OT 5 4 19 11 6 W 2
37 1996-12-28 @ New York Islanders W 7 1 20 11 6 W 3
38 1996-12-30 Phoenix Coyotes L 3 5 20 12 6 L 1
39 1997-01-03 Dallas Stars L 1 2 20 13 6 L 2
40 1997-01-05 @ Chicago Blackhawks T OT 5 5 20 13 7 T 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1997-01-08 @ Dallas Stars L 3 6 20 14 7 L 1
42 1997-01-09 @ Phoenix Coyotes W OT 5 4 21 14 7 W 1
43 1997-01-11 Chicago Blackhawks L 1 3 21 15 7 L 1
44 1997-01-14 Los Angeles Kings T OT 3 3 21 15 8 T 1
45 1997-01-20 @ Montreal Canadiens L 1 4 21 16 8 L 1
46 1997-01-22 Philadelphia Flyers T OT 2 2 21 16 9 T 1
47 1997-01-25 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 1 22 16 9 W 1
48 1997-01-29 Phoenix Coyotes L 0 3 22 17 9 L 1
49 1997-02-01 @ St. Louis Blues W 4 1 23 17 9 W 1
50 1997-02-02 Dallas Stars W OT 4 3 24 17 9 W 2
51 1997-02-04 St. Louis Blues T OT 1 1 24 17 10 T 1
52 1997-02-06 Vancouver Canucks L 4 7 24 18 10 L 1
53 1997-02-08 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W OT 6 5 25 18 10 W 1
54 1997-02-12 San Jose Sharks W 7 1 26 18 10 W 2
55 1997-02-14 @ Dallas Stars L OT 3 4 26 19 10 L 1
56 1997-02-16 @ Florida Panthers W 4 2 27 19 10 W 1
57 1997-02-17 @ Tampa Bay Lightning T OT 3 3 27 19 11 T 1
58 1997-02-19 Calgary Flames W 4 0 28 19 11 W 1
59 1997-02-22 @ St. Louis Blues T OT 2 2 28 19 12 T 1
60 1997-02-24 @ Phoenix Coyotes W 5 3 29 19 12 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1997-02-27 Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 1 30 19 12 W 2
62 1997-03-01 New York Rangers W 3 0 31 19 12 W 3
63 1997-03-02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim T OT 1 1 31 19 13 T 1
64 1997-03-05 @ Toronto Maple Leafs T OT 4 4 31 19 14 T 2
65 1997-03-08 @ Vancouver Canucks W 5 3 32 19 14 W 1
66 1997-03-10 @ Los Angeles Kings T OT 3 3 32 19 15 T 1
67 1997-03-12 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim L 1 2 32 20 15 L 1
68 1997-03-15 @ San Jose Sharks W 7 4 33 20 15 W 1
69 1997-03-16 @ Colorado Avalanche L 2 4 33 21 15 L 1
70 1997-03-19 Boston Bruins W 4 1 34 21 15 W 1
71 1997-03-21 @ New York Rangers L 1 3 34 22 15 L 1
72 1997-03-23 @ Chicago Blackhawks L 3 5 34 23 15 L 2
73 1997-03-26 Colorado Avalanche W OT 6 5 35 23 15 W 1
74 1997-03-28 Buffalo Sabres W OT 2 1 36 23 15 W 2
75 1997-03-30 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim L OT 0 1 36 24 15 L 1
76 1997-04-01 St. Louis Blues T OT 1 1 36 24 16 T 1
77 1997-04-03 Toronto Maple Leafs T OT 2 2 36 24 17 T 2
78 1997-04-05 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 2 37 24 17 W 1
79 1997-04-08 @ Calgary Flames W OT 3 2 38 24 17 W 2
80 1997-04-09 @ Edmonton Oilers T OT 3 3 38 24 18 T 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
81 1997-04-11 Ottawa Senators L 2 3 38 25 18 L 1
82 1997-04-13 St. Louis Blues L 1 3 38 26 18 L 2

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1997-04-16 St. Louis Blues L 0 2 0 1 0 L 1
2 1997-04-18 St. Louis Blues W 2 1 1 1 0 W 1
3 1997-04-20 @ St. Louis Blues W 3 2 2 1 0 W 2
4 1997-04-22 @ St. Louis Blues L 0 4 2 2 0 L 1
5 1997-04-25 St. Louis Blues W 5 2 3 2 0 W 1
6 1997-04-27 @ St. Louis Blues W 3 1 4 2 0 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
7 1997-05-02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim W OT 2 1 5 2 0 W 3
8 1997-05-04 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim W 3OT 3 2 6 2 0 W 4
9 1997-05-06 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim W 5 3 7 2 0 W 5
10 1997-05-08 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim W 2OT 3 2 8 2 0 W 6
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
11 1997-05-15 @ Colorado Avalanche L 1 2 8 3 0 L 1
12 1997-05-17 @ Colorado Avalanche W 4 2 9 3 0 W 1
13 1997-05-19 Colorado Avalanche W 2 1 10 3 0 W 2
14 1997-05-22 Colorado Avalanche W 6 0 11 3 0 W 3
15 1997-05-24 @ Colorado Avalanche L 0 6 11 4 0 L 1
16 1997-05-26 Colorado Avalanche W 3 1 12 4 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
17 1997-05-31 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 2 13 4 0 W 2
18 1997-06-03 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 2 14 4 0 W 3
19 1997-06-05 Philadelphia Flyers W 6 1 15 4 0 W 4
20 1997-06-07 Philadelphia Flyers W 2 1 16 4 0 W 5