1996-97 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 38-34-10 (86 points), Finished 4th in NHL Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach:

Goals For: 258 (4th of 26), Goals Against: 231 (9th of 26)
SRS: 0.33 (6th of 26), SOS: 0.01 (12th of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Conference Semi-Finals (4-1) versus New Jersey Devils
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Florida Panthers

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
New York Rangers 82 38 34 10 86 .524 258 231 0.33 0.01 5.96 63 287 21.95 69 344 79.94 15 5 2528 10.2 2577 .915
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

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary Salary
18 Bill Berg LW 29 6-1 205 L/- 7 October 21, 1967 8 G, 6 A, 14 P N/A
23 Jeff Beukeboom D 31 6-5 230 R/- 10 March 28, 1965 3 G, 9 A, 12 P N/A
38 Sylvain Blouin D 22 6-2 215 L/- R May 21, 1974 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
29 Eric Cairns D 22 6-6 230 L/- R June 27, 1974 0 G, 1 A, 1 P N/A
22 Shane Churla RW 31 6-1 200 R/- 10 June 24, 1965 0 G, 1 A, 1 P N/A
21 Russ Courtnall RW 31 5-11 185 R/- 13 June 2, 1965 2 G, 5 A, 7 P N/A
33 Bruce Driver D 34 6-0 185 L/- 13 April 29, 1962 5 G, 25 A, 30 P N/A
19 Christian Dube C 19 5-11 170 R/- R April 25, 1977 1 G, 1 A, 2 P N/A
28 Dallas Eakins D 29 6-2 195 L/- 4 February 27, 1967 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
32 Mike Eastwood C 29 6-3 216 R/- 5 July 1, 1967 1 G, 7 A, 8 P N/A
14 Chris Ferraro RW 24 5-9 175 R/- 1 January 24, 1973 1 G, 1 A, 2 P N/A
17 Peter Ferraro C 24 5-10 180 R/- 1 January 24, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
8 Pat Flatley RW 33 6-2 197 R/- 13 October 3, 1963 10 G, 12 A, 22 P N/A
16 Daniel Goneau LW 21 6-0 195 L/- R January 16, 1976 10 G, 3 A, 13 P N/A
9 Adam Graves LW 28 6-0 205 L/- 9 April 12, 1968 33 G, 28 A, 61 P N/A
99 Wayne Gretzky C 36 6-0 185 L/- 17 January 26, 1961 25 G, 72 A, 97 P N/A
30 Glenn Healy G 34 5-9 190 -/L 10 August 23, 1962 5-12-4, 2.61 GAA N/A
25 Alexander Karpovtsev D 26 6-3 221 R/- 3 April 7, 1970 9 G, 29 A, 38 P N/A
27 Alex Kovalev RW 23 6-2 222 L/- 4 February 24, 1973 13 G, 22 A, 35 P N/A
15 Darren Langdon LW 26 6-1 205 L/- 2 January 8, 1971 3 G, 6 A, 9 P N/A
2 Brian Leetch D 28 6-0 185 L/- 9 March 3, 1968 20 G, 58 A, 78 P N/A
6 Doug Lidster D 36 6-1 190 R/- 13 October 18, 1960 3 G, 4 A, 7 P N/A
11 Mark Messier C 36 6-1 210 L/- 17 January 18, 1961 36 G, 48 A, 84 P N/A
32 Sergio Momesso LW 31 6-3 215 L/- 12 September 4, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
21 Jay More D 28 6-1 210 R/- 7 January 12, 1969 0 G, 1 A, 1 P N/A
13 Sergei Nemchinov C 33 6-1 205 L/- 5 January 14, 1964 6 G, 13 A, 19 P N/A
36 Jeff Nielsen RW 25 6-0 200 L/- R September 20, 1971 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
28 Brian Noonan RW 31 6-1 200 R/- 9 May 29, 1965 6 G, 9 A, 15 P N/A
26 David Oliver RW 25 6-0 190 R/- 2 April 17, 1971 2 G, 1 A, 3 P N/A
35 Mike Richter G 30 5-11 185 -/L 7 September 22, 1966 33-22-6, 2.68 GAA N/A
20 Luc Robitaille LW 30 6-1 215 L/- 10 February 17, 1966 24 G, 24 A, 48 P N/A
5 Ulf Samuelsson D 32 6-1 205 L/- 12 March 26, 1964 6 G, 11 A, 17 P N/A
24 Niklas Sundstrom RW 21 6-0 191 L/- 1 June 6, 1975 24 G, 28 A, 52 P N/A
10 Esa Tikkanen C 32 6-1 190 L/- 11 January 25, 1965 1 G, 2 A, 3 P N/A
37 Ryan VandenBussche RW 23 6-0 200 R/- R February 28, 1973 1 G, 0 A, 1 P N/A
39 Vladimir Vorobiev RW 24 6-0 184 R/- R October 2, 1972 5 G, 5 A, 10 P N/A

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 Wayne Gretzky C 36 82 25 72 97 12 28 19 6 0 2 46 25 1 286 8.7 8.2 1.3 9.5
2 Mark Messier C 36 71 36 48 84 12 88 24 7 5 9 31 11 6 227 15.9 8.4 1.1 9.6
3 Brian Leetch D 28 82 20 58 78 31 40 11 9 0 2 35 21 2 256 7.8 7.5 5.6 13.1
4 Adam Graves LW 28 82 33 28 61 10 66 19 10 4 3 20 6 2 269 12.3 5.6 1.2 6.8
5 Niklas Sundstrom RW 21 82 24 28 52 23 20 18 5 1 4 24 2 2 132 18.2 3.9 1.6 5.6
6 Luc Robitaille LW 30 69 24 24 48 16 48 19 5 0 4 15 9 0 200 12.0 4.0 1.3 5.3
7 Alexander Karpovtsev D 26 77 9 29 38 1 59 2 6 1 0 16 13 0 84 10.7 2.9 3.3 6.2
8 Alex Kovalev RW 23 45 13 22 35 11 42 12 1 0 0 14 8 0 110 11.8 2.7 0.8 3.6
9 Bruce Driver D 34 79 5 25 30 8 48 3 2 0 2 13 12 0 154 3.2 1.7 3.9 5.6
10 Pat Flatley RW 33 68 10 12 22 6 26 10 0 0 2 11 1 0 96 10.4 0.4 0.9 1.3
11 Sergei Nemchinov C 33 63 6 13 19 5 12 5 1 0 1 12 1 0 90 6.7 -0.1 0.8 0.7
12 Ulf Samuelsson D 32 73 6 11 17 3 138 5 1 0 1 10 0 1 77 7.8 0.7 3.3 4.0
13 Brian Noonan RW 31 44 6 9 15 -7 28 3 3 0 1 6 3 0 62 9.7 0.3 0.2 0.5
14 Bill Berg LW 29 67 8 6 14 2 37 6 0 2 3 6 0 0 84 9.5 -0.5 0.8 0.2
15 Daniel Goneau LW 21 41 10 3 13 -5 10 7 3 0 2 2 1 0 44 22.7 0.6 0.2 0.8
16 Jeff Beukeboom D 31 80 3 9 12 22 167 3 0 0 0 8 0 1 55 5.5 -0.2 4.9 4.7
17 Vladimir Vorobiev RW 24 16 5 5 10 4 6 3 2 0 0 4 1 0 42 11.9 0.8 0.3 1.1
18 Darren Langdon LW 26 60 3 6 9 -1 195 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 24 12.5 -1.2 0.6 -0.6
19 Mike Eastwood C 29 27 1 7 8 2 10 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 22 4.5 -0.2 0.3 0.1
20 Doug Lidster D 36 48 3 4 7 10 24 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 42 7.1 0.0 2.7 2.7
21 Russ Courtnall RW 31 14 2 5 7 -3 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 24 8.3 0.3 0.0 0.3
22 David Oliver RW 25 14 2 1 3 3 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 15.4 -0.1 0.2 0.2
23 Esa Tikkanen C 32 14 1 2 3 0 6 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 30 3.3 -0.2 0.1 0.0
24 Christian Dube C 19 27 1 1 2 -4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 14 7.1 -0.8 0.1 -0.6
25 Chris Ferraro RW 24 12 1 1 2 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 23 4.3 -0.2 0.2 0.0
26 Ryan VandenBussche RW 23 11 1 0 1 -2 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
27 Eric Cairns D 22 40 0 1 1 -7 147 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 0.0 -0.7 1.2 0.5
28 Shane Churla RW 31 45 0 1 1 -10 106 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 19 0.0 -1.7 0.1 -1.5
29 Jay More D 28 14 0 1 1 0 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 0.0 -0.2 0.6 0.4
30 Sylvain Blouin D 22 6 0 0 0 -1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
31 Dallas Eakins D 29 3 0 0 0 -1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
32 Peter Ferraro C 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
33 Glenn Healy G 34 23 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.6
34 Sergio Momesso LW 31 9 0 0 0 -2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
35 Jeff Nielsen RW 25 2 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
36 Mike Richter G 30 61 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13.0
Team Total 82 258 432 690 138 1467 180 63 15 38 296 119 17 2528 10.2 41.1 38.0 95.7

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 Mike Richter G 30 61 33 22 6 161 1945 1784 .917 2.68 4 3598 87 24.31 13.0
2 Glenn Healy G 34 23 5 12 4 59 632 573 .907 2.61 1 1357 98 1.21 3.6
Team Total 82 38 34 10 220 2577 2357 .915 2.66 5 4955 16.5

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 Wayne Gretzky C 36 15 10 10 20 5 2 7 3 0 2 44 22.7
2 Esa Tikkanen C 32 15 9 3 12 2 26 5 3 1 3 45 20.0
3 Mark Messier C 36 15 3 9 12 2 6 3 0 0 1 43 7.0
4 Luc Robitaille LW 30 15 4 7 11 7 4 4 0 0 0 43 9.3
5 Brian Leetch D 28 15 2 8 10 5 6 1 1 0 1 56 3.6
6 Russ Courtnall RW 31 15 3 4 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 27 11.1
7 Doug Lidster D 36 15 1 5 6 -2 8 1 0 0 0 20 5.0
8 Niklas Sundstrom RW 21 9 0 5 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 18 0.0
9 Alexander Karpovtsev D 26 13 1 3 4 2 20 0 1 0 0 10 10.0
10 Adam Graves LW 28 15 2 1 3 1 12 1 1 0 2 39 5.1
11 Mike Eastwood C 29 15 1 2 3 0 22 1 0 0 0 19 5.3
12 Ulf Samuelsson D 32 15 0 2 2 1 30 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
13 Jeff Beukeboom D 31 15 0 1 1 5 34 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
14 Bruce Driver D 34 15 0 1 1 -3 2 0 0 0 0 26 0.0
15 Mike Richter G 30 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Bill Berg LW 29 3 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
17 Eric Cairns D 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Shane Churla RW 31 15 0 0 0 -3 20 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
19 Christian Dube C 19 3 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Dallas Eakins D 29 4 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
21 Peter Ferraro C 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
22 Pat Flatley RW 33 11 0 0 0 2 14 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
23 Ken Gernander C 27 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Darren Langdon LW 26 10 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
25 David Oliver RW 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 15 36 62 98 23 216 25 10 1 9 439 8.2

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 Mike Richter G 30 15 9 6 33 488 455 .932 2.11 3 939 83 6.56
Team Total 15 9 6 33 488 455 .932 2.11 3 939