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1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning Schedule and Results

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Record: 32-40-10 (74 points), Finished 6th in NHL Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Terry Crisp (32-40-10)

Goals For: 217 (22nd of 26), Goals Against: 247 (16th of 26)
SRS: -0.33 (20th of 26), SOS: 0.04 (2nd of 26)

Regular Season

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