1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers Schedule and Results

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Record: 45-24-13 (103 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Terry Murray (45-24-13)

Goals For: 274 (3rd of 26), Goals Against: 217 (8th of 26)
SRS: 0.67 (2nd of 26), SOS: -0.03 (20th of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-0) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Conference Finals (4-1) versus New York Rangers
Won Conference Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Buffalo Sabres
Won Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Pittsburgh Penguins


Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1996-10-05 Florida Panthers L 1 3 0 1 0 L 1
2 1996-10-07 New Jersey Devils W 3 1 1 1 0 W 1
3 1996-10-10 Los Angeles Kings W OT 5 4 2 1 0 W 2
4 1996-10-12 @ New York Islanders L 1 5 2 2 0 L 1
5 1996-10-13 Calgary Flames L 0 1 2 3 0 L 2
6 1996-10-15 @ Los Angeles Kings L 2 3 2 4 0 L 3
7 1996-10-16 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim W 4 3 3 4 0 W 1
8 1996-10-18 @ Phoenix Coyotes W 3 1 4 4 0 W 2
9 1996-10-22 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim W 3 0 5 4 0 W 3
10 1996-10-26 @ Montreal Canadiens L 5 6 5 5 0 L 1
11 1996-10-27 Florida Panthers L 2 3 5 6 0 L 2
12 1996-10-30 @ Washington Capitals L 2 4 5 7 0 L 3
13 1996-10-31 @ Tampa Bay Lightning W 4 3 6 7 0 W 1
14 1996-11-02 @ Florida Panthers W 3 2 7 7 0 W 2
15 1996-11-04 New York Islanders L 3 4 7 8 0 L 1
16 1996-11-07 @ Buffalo Sabres W 5 2 8 8 0 W 1
17 1996-11-09 Chicago Blackhawks L 1 4 8 9 0 L 1
18 1996-11-10 Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 1 9 9 0 W 1
19 1996-11-13 @ New York Rangers W 2 1 10 9 0 W 2
20 1996-11-14 Washington Capitals L 2 5 10 10 0 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1996-11-16 San Jose Sharks T OT 2 2 10 10 1 T 1
22 1996-11-21 Pittsburgh Penguins W 7 3 11 10 1 W 1
23 1996-11-23 @ Tampa Bay Lightning W 2 1 12 10 1 W 2
24 1996-11-26 @ Boston Bruins L 0 2 12 11 1 L 1
25 1996-11-27 @ New York Islanders L 1 4 12 12 1 L 2
26 1996-11-30 @ Ottawa Senators W 4 3 13 12 1 W 1
27 1996-12-01 Vancouver Canucks W 4 3 14 12 1 W 2
28 1996-12-04 @ New York Rangers T OT 1 1 14 12 2 T 1
29 1996-12-06 @ Dallas Stars W 6 3 15 12 2 W 1
30 1996-12-10 Florida Panthers W 5 4 16 12 2 W 2
31 1996-12-12 Hartford Whalers W 3 2 17 12 2 W 3
32 1996-12-14 @ Hartford Whalers W 4 0 18 12 2 W 4
33 1996-12-15 Boston Bruins W 6 0 19 12 2 W 5
34 1996-12-19 New York Islanders W 5 0 20 12 2 W 6
35 1996-12-21 St. Louis Blues W 4 0 21 12 2 W 7
36 1996-12-22 @ Chicago Blackhawks T OT 2 2 21 12 3 T 1
37 1996-12-27 @ Edmonton Oilers W 6 4 22 12 3 W 1
38 1996-12-29 @ Calgary Flames W 4 2 23 12 3 W 2
39 1996-12-31 @ Vancouver Canucks W 5 3 24 12 3 W 3
40 1997-01-02 @ San Jose Sharks W 4 1 25 12 3 W 4
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1997-01-04 @ Colorado Avalanche T OT 4 4 25 12 4 T 1
42 1997-01-07 Boston Bruins W 7 3 26 12 4 W 1
43 1997-01-09 Tampa Bay Lightning L 1 3 26 13 4 L 1
44 1997-01-11 Washington Capitals T OT 3 3 26 13 5 T 1
45 1997-01-14 Montreal Canadiens W 3 2 27 13 5 W 1
46 1997-01-21 Dallas Stars T OT 3 3 27 13 6 T 1
47 1997-01-22 @ Detroit Red Wings T OT 2 2 27 13 7 T 2
48 1997-01-25 Detroit Red Wings L 1 4 27 14 7 L 1
49 1997-01-28 Phoenix Coyotes W 4 1 28 14 7 W 1
50 1997-01-29 @ Washington Capitals W 2 1 29 14 7 W 2
51 1997-02-01 New York Rangers L 2 4 29 15 7 L 1
52 1997-02-04 Buffalo Sabres T OT 1 1 29 15 8 T 1
53 1997-02-06 Montreal Canadiens W 9 5 30 15 8 W 1
54 1997-02-08 @ New Jersey Devils L 2 4 30 16 8 L 1
55 1997-02-13 Ottawa Senators W 4 2 31 16 8 W 1
56 1997-02-15 Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 1 32 16 8 W 2
57 1997-02-16 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 6 2 33 16 8 W 3
58 1997-02-19 Hartford Whalers T OT 2 2 33 16 9 T 1
59 1997-02-20 @ Tampa Bay Lightning L 2 5 33 17 9 L 1
60 1997-02-22 @ Florida Panthers W OT 4 3 34 17 9 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1997-02-23 New York Rangers W 2 1 35 17 9 W 2
62 1997-02-26 @ Ottawa Senators W 8 5 36 17 9 W 3
63 1997-03-01 @ Boston Bruins T OT 5 5 36 17 10 T 1
64 1997-03-02 @ Hartford Whalers W 5 2 37 17 10 W 1
65 1997-03-05 New Jersey Devils L 1 3 37 18 10 L 1
66 1997-03-08 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L OT 2 3 37 19 10 L 2
67 1997-03-09 Washington Capitals W 5 0 38 19 10 W 1
68 1997-03-11 @ Buffalo Sabres L OT 2 3 38 20 10 L 1
69 1997-03-13 Edmonton Oilers W OT 5 4 39 20 10 W 1
70 1997-03-15 Buffalo Sabres L 5 7 39 21 10 L 1
71 1997-03-19 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 6 3 40 21 10 W 1
72 1997-03-22 @ New York Islanders T OT 3 3 40 21 11 T 1
73 1997-03-23 Colorado Avalanche W 2 0 41 21 11 W 1
74 1997-03-25 @ New Jersey Devils W 4 3 42 21 11 W 2
75 1997-03-29 @ Washington Capitals W 5 3 43 21 11 W 3
76 1997-03-30 @ St. Louis Blues L 2 3 43 22 11 L 1
77 1997-04-01 Tampa Bay Lightning T OT 1 1 43 22 12 T 1
78 1997-04-06 Ottawa Senators W 2 1 44 22 12 W 1
79 1997-04-07 @ New York Rangers L 2 3 44 23 12 L 1
80 1997-04-10 New York Rangers L 3 6 44 24 12 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
81 1997-04-12 @ Montreal Canadiens T OT 3 3 44 24 13 T 1
82 1997-04-13 New Jersey Devils W 5 4 45 24 13 W 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1997-04-17 Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 1 1 0 0 W 1
2 1997-04-19 Pittsburgh Penguins W 3 2 2 0 0 W 2
3 1997-04-21 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 3 3 0 0 W 3
4 1997-04-23 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 1 4 3 1 0 L 1
5 1997-04-26 Pittsburgh Penguins W 6 3 4 1 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
6 1997-05-03 @ Buffalo Sabres W 5 3 5 1 0 W 2
7 1997-05-05 @ Buffalo Sabres W 2 1 6 1 0 W 3
8 1997-05-07 Buffalo Sabres W 4 1 7 1 0 W 4
9 1997-05-09 Buffalo Sabres L OT 4 5 7 2 0 L 1
10 1997-05-11 @ Buffalo Sabres W 6 3 8 2 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
11 1997-05-16 New York Rangers W 3 1 9 2 0 W 2
12 1997-05-18 New York Rangers L 4 5 9 3 0 L 1
13 1997-05-20 @ New York Rangers W 6 3 10 3 0 W 1
14 1997-05-23 @ New York Rangers W 3 2 11 3 0 W 2
15 1997-05-25 New York Rangers W 4 2 12 3 0 W 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
16 1997-05-31 Detroit Red Wings L 2 4 12 4 0 L 1
17 1997-06-03 Detroit Red Wings L 2 4 12 5 0 L 2
18 1997-06-05 @ Detroit Red Wings L 1 6 12 6 0 L 3
19 1997-06-07 @ Detroit Red Wings L 1 2 12 7 0 L 4