1996–97 Boston Bruins season

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1996–97 Boston Bruins
Division 6th Northeast
1996–97 record 26–47–9
Goals for 234
Goals against 300
Team information
Coach Steve Kasper
Captain Ray Bourque
Team leaders
<1995–96 1997–98>

The 1996–97 Boston Bruins season was the Boston Bruins' 73rd season of operation in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Bruins slipped to last place in the Northeast Division and missed the playoffs.

Offseason

Regular season

Final standings

Northeast Division
No. CR GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 2 Buffalo Sabres 82 40 30 12 237 208 92
2 6 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 38 36 8 285 280 84
3 7 Ottawa Senators 82 31 36 15 226 234 77
4 8 Montreal Canadiens 82 31 36 15 249 276 77
5 10 Hartford Whalers 82 32 39 11 226 256 75
6 13 Boston Bruins 82 26 47 9 234 300 61

Schedule and results

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 T October 5, 1996 4–4 OT New York Rangers (1996–97) 0–0–1
2 L October 7, 1996 2–5 Phoenix Coyotes (1996–97) 0–1–1
3 W October 12, 1996 5–3 @ San Jose Sharks (1996–97) 1–1–1
4 W October 14, 1996 5–4 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1996–97) 2–1–1
5 L October 17, 1996 2–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1996–97) 2–2–1
6 W October 20, 1996 5–1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1996–97) 3–2–1
7 L October 24, 1996 1–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1996–97) 3–3–1
8 L October 26, 1996 1–2 Detroit Red Wings (1996–97) 3–4–1
9 W October 29, 1996 5–2 New Jersey Devils (1996–97) 4–4–1
10 T October 31, 1996 4–4 OT Hartford Whalers (1996–97) 4–4–2
11 L November 2, 1996 2–5 New York Rangers (1996–97) 4–5–2
12 T November 4, 1996 4–4 OT Los Angeles Kings (1996–97) 4–5–3
13 L November 6, 1996 1–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1996–97) 4–6–3
14 L November 7, 1996 0–6 Edmonton Oilers (1996–97) 4–7–3
15 W November 9, 1996 4–3 @ Ottawa Senators (1996–97) 5–7–3
16 W November 14, 1996 2–1 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1996–97) 6–7–3
17 W November 18, 1996 4–2 San Jose Sharks (1996–97) 7–7–3
18 T November 19, 1996 2–2 OT @ Washington Capitals (1996–97) 7–7–4
19 L November 21, 1996 2–6 Montreal Canadiens (1996–97) 7–8–4
20 L November 23, 1996 2–3 OT Buffalo Sabres (1996–97) 7–9–4
21 W November 26, 1996 2–0 Philadelphia Flyers (1996–97) 8–9–4
22 W November 29, 1996 7–3 Vancouver Canucks (1996–97) 9–9–4
23 L November 30, 1996 2–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1996–97) 9–10–4
24 W December 4, 1996 4–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1996–97) 10–10–4
25 L December 5, 1996 2–4 Hartford Whalers (1996–97) 10–11–4
26 T December 7, 1996 1–1 OT Calgary Flames (1996–97) 10–11–5
27 L December 9, 1996 2–5 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1996–97) 10–12–5
28 L December 12, 1996 4–7 New Jersey Devils (1996–97) 10–13–5
29 L December 14, 1996 0–4 Buffalo Sabres (1996–97) 10–14–5
30 L December 15, 1996 0–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1996–97) 10–15–5
31 W December 17, 1996 6–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1996–97) 11–15–5
32 W December 19, 1996 3–0 Tampa Bay Lightning (1996–97) 12–15–5
33 W December 21, 1996 4–3 Washington Capitals (1996–97) 13–15–5
34 T December 23, 1996 3–3 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1996–97) 13–15–6
35 L December 27, 1996 4–6 @ Dallas Stars (1996–97) 13–16–6
36 L December 29, 1996 2–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1996–97) 13–17–6
37 L January 1, 1997 2–3 @ Ottawa Senators (1996–97) 13–18–6
38 W January 2, 1997 5–4 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1996–97) 14–18–6
39 W January 4, 1997 3–2 Dallas Stars (1996–97) 15–18–6
40 L January 7, 1997 3–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1996–97) 15–19–6
41 W January 9, 1997 5–4 Montreal Canadiens (1996–97) 16–19–6
42 L January 11, 1997 3–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1996–97) 16–20–6
43 L January 13, 1997 3–4 Ottawa Senators (1996–97) 16–21–6
44 L January 14, 1997 2–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1996–97) 16–22–6
45 L January 20, 1997 2–3 Washington Capitals (1996–97) 16–23–6
46 W January 22, 1997 4–1 @ Ottawa Senators (1996–97) 17–23–6
47 L January 23, 1997 1–4 Florida Panthers (1996–97) 17–24–6
48 W January 25, 1997 4–1 Colorado Avalanche (1996–97) 18–24–6
49 L January 30, 1997 1–3 @ Florida Panthers (1996–97) 18–25–6
50 W February 1, 1997 3–0 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1996–97) 19–25–6
51 W February 2, 1997 3–2 @ New York Rangers (1996–97) 20–25–6
52 L February 4, 1997 3–4 Ottawa Senators (1996–97) 20–26–6
53 L February 6, 1997 3–5 Hartford Whalers (1996–97) 20–27–6
54 T February 8, 1997 3–3 OT St. Louis Blues (1996–97) 20–27–7
55 L February 11, 1997 1–5 @ Calgary Flames (1996–97) 20–28–7
56 L February 12, 1997 3–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1996–97) 20–29–7
57 L February 15, 1997 4–5 OT @ Phoenix Coyotes (1996–97) 20–30–7
58 L February 18, 1997 2–3 OT @ Colorado Avalanche (1996–97) 20–31–7
59 L February 20, 1997 3–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1996–97) 20–32–7
60 L February 23, 1997 1–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1996–97) 20–33–7
61 T February 24, 1997 3–3 OT @ Washington Capitals (1996–97) 20–33–8
62 W February 27, 1997 6–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1996–97) 21–33–8
63 T March 1, 1997 5–5 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1996–97) 21–33–9
64 L March 3, 1997 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1996–97) 21–34–9
65 L March 6, 1997 2–5 @ New York Islanders (1996–97) 21–35–9
66 W March 8, 1997 6–4 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1996–97) 22–35–9
67 W March 9, 1997 3–1 @ Florida Panthers (1996–97) 23–35–9
68 L March 12, 1997 3–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1996–97) 23–36–9
69 L March 13, 1997 0–3 Montreal Canadiens (1996–97) 23–37–9
70 W March 15, 1997 5–2 New York Islanders (1996–97) 24–37–9
71 L March 17, 1997 1–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1996–97) 24–38–9
72 L March 19, 1997 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1996–97) 24–39–9
73 L March 22, 1997 4–5 Ottawa Senators (1996–97) 24–40–9
74 L March 24, 1997 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1996–97) 24–41–9
75 L March 27, 1997 3–6 New York Islanders (1996–97) 24–42–9
76 L March 29, 1997 2–8 @ New York Islanders (1996–97) 24–43–9
77 L April 3, 1997 4–5 @ New York Rangers (1996–97) 24–44–9
78 W April 5, 1997 4–2 Florida Panthers (1996–97) 25–44–9
79 L April 8, 1997 1–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1996–97) 25–45–9
80 L April 10, 1997 1–5 Buffalo Sabres (1996–97) 25–46–9
81 L April 11, 1997 0–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1996–97) 25–47–9
82 W April 13, 1997 7–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1996–97) 26–47–9

Playoffs

Player statistics

Regular season

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Stumpel, JozefJozef Stumpel C 78 21 55 76 14 -22 6 0 1
Oates, AdamAdam Oates C 63 18 52 70 10 -3 2 2 4
Donato, TedTed Donato LW 67 25 26 51 37 -9 6 2 2
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 62 19 31 50 18 -11 8 1 3
Tocchet, RickRick Tocchet RW 40 16 14 30 67 -3 3 0 1
DiMaio, RobRob DiMaio RW 72 13 15 28 82 -21 0 3 2
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 82 3 23 26 39 -5 0 0 0
Heinze, SteveSteve Heinze RW 30 17 8 25 27 -8 4 2 2
Roy, Jean-YvesJean-Yves Roy RW 52 10 15 25 22 -8 2 0 1
Sweeney, TimTim Sweeney LW 36 10 11 21 14 0 2 0 2
Kennedy, SheldonSheldon Kennedy RW 56 8 10 18 30 -17 0 4 0
Richter, BarryBarry Richter D 50 5 13 18 32 -7 1 0 0
Harkins, BrettBrett Harkins LW 44 4 14 18 8 -3 3 0 2
Wilson, LandonLandon Wilson RW 40 7 10 17 49 -6 0 0 0
Elik, ToddTodd Elik C 31 4 12 16 16 -12 1 0 0
Odgers, JeffJeff Odgers RW 80 7 8 15 197 -15 1 0 1
Mallette, TroyTroy Mallette LW 68 6 8 14 155 -8 0 0 2
McLaren, KyleKyle McLaren D 58 5 9 14 54 -9 0 0 1
Moger, SandySandy Moger C 34 10 3 13 45 -12 3 0 0
Carter, AnsonAnson Carter RW 19 8 5 13 2 -7 1 1 1
Allison, JasonJason Allison C 19 3 9 12 9 -3 1 0 0
Staios, SteveSteve Staios D 54 3 8 11 71 -26 0 0 0
Timander, MattiasMattias Timander D 41 1 8 9 14 -9 0 0 0
McCleary, TrentTrent McCleary RW 59 3 5 8 33 -16 0 0 1
Rohloff, JonJon Rohloff D 37 3 5 8 31 -14 1 0 0
Beers, BobBob Beers D 27 3 4 7 8 0 1 0 0
Beddoes, ClaytonClayton Beddoes C 21 1 2 3 13 -1 0 0 0
Chynoweth, DeanDean Chynoweth D 57 0 3 3 171 -12 0 0 0
Myrvold, AndersAnders Myrvold D 9 0 2 2 4 -1 0 0 0
Roy, AndreAndre Roy RW 10 0 2 2 12 -5 0 0 0
Shaldybin, EvgenyEvgeny Shaldybin D 3 1 0 1 0 -2 0 0 0
Payne, DavisDavis Payne LW 15 0 1 1 7 -4 0 0 0
Stewart, CamCam Stewart LW 15 0 1 1 4 -2 0 0 0
Bailey, ScottScott Bailey G 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carey, JimJim Carey G 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cheveldae, TimTim Cheveldae G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drouin, P. C.P. C. Drouin LW 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Emma, DavidDavid Emma C 5 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Malkoc, DeanDean Malkoc D 33 0 0 0 70 -14 0 0 0
Ranford, BillBill Ranford G 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robitaille, RandyRandy Robitaille C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sawyer, KevinKevin Sawyer LW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Schafer, PaxtonPaxton Schafer G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tallas, RobbieRobbie Tallas G 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Ranford, BillBill Ranford 2147 37 12 16 8 125 3.49 2 1102 977 .887
Tallas, RobbieRobbie Tallas 1244 28 8 12 1 69 3.33 1 587 518 .882
Carey, JimJim Carey 1004 19 5 13 0 64 3.82 0 496 432 .871
Bailey, ScottScott Bailey 394 8 1 5 0 24 3.65 0 181 157 .867
Cheveldae, TimTim Cheveldae 93 2 0 1 0 5 3.23 0 33 28 .848
Schafer, PaxtonPaxton Schafer 77 3 0 0 0 6 4.68 0 25 19 .760
Team: 4959 82 26 47 9 293 3.55 3 2424 2131 .879

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Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records

Transactions

Roster

Draft picks

Farm teams

See also

References

  1. ^ "1996-97 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 

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