1996-97 Edmonton Oilers Roster and Statistics

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Record: 36-37-9 (81 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)

Coach: Ron Low (36-37-9)

Goals For: 252 (7th of 26), Goals Against: 247 (16th of 26)
SRS: 0.03 (12th of 26), SOS: -0.03 (24th of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Colorado Avalanche
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-3) versus Dallas Stars

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA S S% SA SV% PDO
Edmonton Oilers 82 36 37 9 81 .494 252 247 0.03 -0.03 6.09 73 406 17.98 59 338 82.54 9 13 2521 10.0 2550 .905
League Average 82 35 35 11 82 .500 239 239 0.00 0.00 5.83 55 336 16.27 55 336 83.73 10 10 2444 9.8 2437 .905

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
7 Jason Arnott C 22 6-5 220 R/- 3 October 11, 1974 19 G, 38 A, 57 P
55 Drew Bannister D 22 6-2 198 R/- 1 September 4, 1974 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
12 Jesse Belanger C 27 6-1 190 R/- 5 June 15, 1969 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Sean Brown D 20 6-3 215 L/- R November 5, 1976 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
16 Kelly Buchberger (C) RW 30 6-2 210 L/- 9 December 2, 1966 8 G, 30 A, 38 P
21 Mariusz Czerkawski LW 24 6-0 200 L/- 3 April 13, 1972 26 G, 21 A, 47 P
5 Greg de Vries D 24 6-2 205 L/- 1 January 4, 1973 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
29 Louie DeBrusk LW 25 6-2 238 L/- 5 March 19, 1971 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
34 Donald Dufresne D 29 6-1 206 L/- 8 April 10, 1967 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
30 Bob Essensa G 32 6-0 190 -/L 6 January 14, 1965 4-8-0, 2.83 GAA
25 Mike Grier RW 22 6-1 224 R/- R January 5, 1975 15 G, 17 A, 32 P
15 Joe Hulbig LW 23 6-4 215 L/- R September 29, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
9 Ralph Intranuovo C 23 5-8 185 L/- 2 December 11, 1973 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
31 Curtis Joseph G 29 5-11 193 -/L 7 April 29, 1967 32-29-9, 2.93 GAA
10 Steve Kelly C 20 6-2 205 L/- R October 26, 1976 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
85 Petr Klima RW 32 6-0 190 R/- 11 December 23, 1964 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
51 Andrei Kovalenko RW 26 5-10 200 L/- 4 June 7, 1970 32 G, 27 A, 59 P
14 Mats Lindgren C 22 6-2 202 L/- R October 1, 1974 11 G, 14 A, 25 P
4 Kevin Lowe D 37 6-2 200 L/- 17 April 15, 1959 1 G, 13 A, 14 P
26 Todd Marchant LW 23 5-10 179 L/- 3 August 12, 1973 14 G, 19 A, 33 P
24 Bryan Marchment D 27 6-1 200 L/- 8 May 1, 1969 3 G, 13 A, 16 P
37 Dean McAmmond LW 23 5-11 195 L/- 4 June 15, 1973 12 G, 17 A, 29 P
23 Dan McGillis D 24 6-3 220 L/- R July 1, 1972 6 G, 16 A, 22 P
35 Craig Millar D 20 6-2 212 L/- R July 12, 1976 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
2 Boris Mironov D 24 6-3 223 R/- 3 March 21, 1972 6 G, 26 A, 32 P
18 Barrie Moore LW 21 5-11 198 L/- 1 May 22, 1975 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17 Rem Murray C 24 6-2 200 L/- R October 9, 1972 11 G, 20 A, 31 P
6 Jeff Norton D 31 6-2 195 L/- 9 November 25, 1965 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
20 David Oliver RW 25 6-0 190 R/- 2 April 17, 1971 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
8 Michel Petit D 32 6-1 205 R/- 14 February 12, 1964 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
22 Luke Richardson D 27 6-3 208 L/- 9 March 26, 1969 1 G, 11 A, 12 P
32 Miroslav Satan LW 22 6-3 191 L/- 1 October 22, 1974 17 G, 11 A, 28 P
94 Ryan Smyth LW 20 6-1 192 L/- 2 February 21, 1976 39 G, 22 A, 61 P
39 Doug Weight C 26 5-11 202 L/- 5 January 21, 1971 21 G, 61 A, 82 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Doug Weight C 26 80 21 61 82 1 80 17 4 0 2 26 35 0 235 8.9 6.7 1.1 7.8
2 Ryan Smyth LW 20 82 39 22 61 -7 76 19 20 0 4 18 4 0 265 14.7 6.3 0.8 7.2
3 Andrei Kovalenko RW 26 74 32 27 59 -5 81 18 14 0 2 16 11 0 163 19.6 5.8 0.8 6.6
4 Jason Arnott C 22 67 19 38 57 -21 92 8 10 1 2 16 22 0 248 7.7 4.6 0.1 4.8
5 Mariusz Czerkawski LW 24 76 26 21 47 0 16 22 4 0 3 16 5 0 182 14.3 4.0 1.0 5.0
6 Kelly Buchberger RW 30 81 8 30 38 4 159 8 0 0 3 26 0 4 78 10.3 1.2 1.2 2.4
7 Todd Marchant LW 23 79 14 19 33 11 44 10 0 4 3 16 3 0 202 6.9 1.4 1.4 2.8
8 Mike Grier RW 22 79 15 17 32 7 45 11 4 0 2 16 1 0 89 16.9 1.4 1.3 2.7
9 Boris Mironov D 24 55 6 26 32 2 85 4 2 0 1 10 16 0 147 4.1 2.5 2.7 5.2
10 Rem Murray C 24 82 11 20 31 9 16 10 1 0 2 16 3 1 85 12.9 0.8 1.4 2.2
11 Dean McAmmond LW 23 57 12 17 29 -15 28 8 4 0 6 12 5 0 106 11.3 1.7 0.2 1.9
12 Miroslav Satan LW 22 64 17 11 28 -4 22 12 5 0 2 7 4 0 90 18.9 1.8 0.7 2.5
13 Mats Lindgren C 22 69 11 14 25 -7 12 6 2 3 1 13 1 0 71 15.5 0.7 0.7 1.4
14 Dan McGillis D 24 73 6 16 22 2 52 3 2 1 2 11 5 0 139 4.3 1.2 3.5 4.7
15 Bryan Marchment D 27 71 3 13 16 13 132 2 1 0 0 12 0 1 89 3.4 0.4 4.2 4.6
16 Kevin Lowe D 37 64 1 13 14 -1 50 1 0 0 0 11 1 1 46 2.2 0.2 2.9 3.0
17 Jeff Norton D 31 62 2 11 13 -7 42 2 0 0 0 7 4 0 68 2.9 0.2 2.4 2.6
18 Luke Richardson D 27 82 1 11 12 9 91 1 0 0 0 8 2 1 67 1.5 -0.4 4.4 4.0
19 Michel Petit D 32 18 2 4 6 -13 20 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 30 6.7 0.4 -0.1 0.3
20 Petr Klima RW 32 16 1 5 6 -1 6 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 22 4.5 0.0 0.2 0.2
21 Greg de Vries D 24 37 0 4 4 -2 52 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 31 0.0 -0.3 1.6 1.2
22 David Oliver RW 25 17 1 2 3 -8 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 22 4.5 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3
23 Louie DeBrusk LW 25 32 2 0 2 -6 94 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 20.0 -0.9 0.2 -0.6
24 Curtis Joseph G 29 72 0 2 2 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12.1
25 Ralph Intranuovo C 23 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
26 Steve Kelly C 20 8 1 0 1 -1 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
27 Drew Bannister D 22 1 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0
28 Donald Dufresne D 29 22 0 1 1 -1 15 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 0.0 -0.3 0.9 0.6
29 Jesse Belanger C 27 6 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.3
30 Sean Brown D 20 5 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
31 Bob Essensa G 32 19 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.0
32 Joe Hulbig LW 23 6 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
33 Craig Millar D 20 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
34 Barrie Moore LW 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
Team Total 82 252 406 658 -48 1350 170 73 9 36 269 127 8 2521 10.0 38.4 33.9 86.4

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Curtis Joseph G 29 72 32 29 9 200 2144 1944 .907 2.93 6 4100 98 4.27 12.1
2 Bob Essensa G 32 19 4 8 0 41 406 365 .899 2.83 1 868 106 -2.32 2.0
Team Total 82 36 37 9 241 2550 2309 .905 2.91 7 4968 14.1

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Doug Weight C 26 12 3 8 11 0 8 3 0 0 0 54 5.6
2 Ryan Smyth LW 20 12 5 5 10 -4 12 4 1 0 2 48 10.4
3 Boris Mironov D 24 12 2 8 10 -6 16 0 2 0 0 31 6.5
4 Jason Arnott C 22 12 3 6 9 -3 18 2 1 0 0 27 11.1
5 Kelly Buchberger RW 30 12 5 2 7 -1 16 5 0 0 1 19 26.3
6 Andrei Kovalenko RW 26 12 4 3 7 1 6 1 3 0 0 35 11.4
7 Todd Marchant LW 23 12 4 2 6 1 12 1 0 3 1 40 10.0
8 Dan McGillis D 24 12 0 5 5 9 24 0 0 0 0 20 0.0
9 Mike Grier RW 22 12 3 1 4 -2 4 2 1 0 1 21 14.3
10 Mats Lindgren C 22 12 0 4 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 22 0.0
11 Mariusz Czerkawski LW 24 12 2 1 3 -2 10 2 0 0 0 19 10.5
12 Rem Murray C 24 12 1 2 3 -1 4 1 0 0 0 7 14.3
13 Luke Richardson D 27 12 0 2 2 -4 14 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
14 Greg de Vries D 24 12 0 1 1 4 8 0 0 0 0 16 0.0
15 Joe Hulbig LW 23 6 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
16 Drew Bannister D 22 12 0 0 0 -4 30 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
17 Louie DeBrusk LW 25 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
18 Donald Dufresne D 29 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Curtis Joseph G 29 12 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
20 Steve Kelly C 20 6 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
21 Petr Klima RW 32 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
22 Kevin Lowe D 37 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Bryan Marchment D 27 3 0 0 0 -3 4 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
24 Bryan Muir D 23 5 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
Team Total 12 32 51 83 -17 204 21 8 3 5 393 8.1

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Curtis Joseph G 29 12 5 7 36 405 369 .911 2.82 2 767 110 -3.17
Team Total 12 5 7 36 405 369 .911 2.82 2 767