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1996–97 Tampa Bay Lightning · NHL
Division 6th Atlantic
1996–97 record 32–40–10
Goals for 217
Goals against 247
Coach Terry Crisp
Captain Paul Ysebaert
Team Leaders
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Offseason[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
New Jersey Devils 82 45 23 14 231 182 104
Philadelphia Flyers 82 45 24 13 274 217 103
Florida Panthers 82 35 28 19 221 201 89
New York Rangers 82 38 34 10 258 231 86
Washington Capitals 82 33 40 9 214 231 75
Tampa Bay Lightning 82 32 40 10 217 247 74
New York Islanders 82 29 41 12 240 250 70

Game log[edit | edit source]

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Gratton, ChrisChris Gratton C 82 30 32 62 201 -28 9 0 4
Ciccarelli, DinoDino Ciccarelli RW 77 35 25 60 116 -11 12 0 6
Cullen, JohnJohn Cullen C 70 18 37 55 95 -14 5 0 2
Zamuner, RobRob Zamuner LW 82 17 33 50 56 3 0 4 3
Hamrlik, RomanRoman Hamrlik D 79 12 28 40 57 -29 6 0 0
Burr, ShawnShawn Burr LW/C 74 14 21 35 106 5 1 0 3
Selivanov, AlexAlex Selivanov RW 69 15 18 33 61 -3 3 0 4
Langkow, DaymondDaymond Langkow C 79 15 13 28 35 1 3 1 1
Poulin, PatrickPatrick Poulin C 73 12 14 26 56 -16 2 3 1
Houlder, BillBill Houlder D 79 4 21 25 30 16 0 0 2
Bradley, BrianBrian Bradley C 35 7 17 24 16 2 1 2 1
Andersson, MikaelMikael Andersson LW 70 5 14 19 8 1 0 3 1
Ysebaert, PaulPaul Ysebaert C 39 5 12 17 4 1 2 0 0
Bannister, DrewDrew Bannister D 64 4 13 17 44 -21 1 0 0
Wiemer, JasonJason Wiemer C 63 9 5 14 134 -13 2 0 0
Shaw, DavidDavid Shaw D 57 1 10 11 72 1 0 0 0
Toms, JeffJeff Toms C 34 2 8 10 10 2 0 0 1
Cross, CoryCory Cross D 72 4 5 9 95 6 0 0 2
Ulanov, IgorIgor Ulanov D 59 1 7 8 108 2 0 0 0
Poeschek, RudyRudy Poeschek RW/D 60 0 6 6 120 -3 0 0 0
Norton, JeffJeff Norton D 13 0 5 5 16 0 0 0 0
Myhres, BranttBrantt Myhres RW 47 3 1 4 136 1 0 0 1
Bellows, BrianBrian Bellows LW 7 1 2 3 0 -4 0 0 0
Gavey, AaronAaron Gavey C 16 1 2 3 12 -1 0 0 0
Peterson, BrentBrent Peterson LW 17 2 0 2 4 -4 0 0 0
Huscroft, JamieJamie Huscroft D 13 0 1 1 34 -4 0 0 0
Schwab, CoreyCorey Schwab G 31 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0
Tabaracci, RickRick Tabaracci G 55 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 0
Brousseau, PaulPaul Brousseau RW 6 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0
Egeland, AllanAllan Egeland C 4 0 0 0 5 -3 0 0 0
Puppa, DarenDaren Puppa G 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Wells, JayJay Wells D 21 0 0 0 13 -3 0 0 0
Wilkinson, DerekDerek Wilkinson G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wolanin, CraigCraig Wolanin D 15 0 0 0 8 -9 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Tabaracci, RickRick Tabaracci 3012 55 20 25 6 138 2.75 4 1415 1277 .902
Schwab, CoreyCorey Schwab 1462 31 11 12 1 74 3.04 2 719 645 .897
Puppa, DarenDaren Puppa 325 6 1 1 2 14 2.58 0 150 136 .907
Wilkinson, DerekDerek Wilkinson 169 5 0 2 1 12 4.26 0 72 60 .833
Team: 4968 82 32 40 10 238 2.87 6 2356 2118 .899

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Roster[edit | edit source]

Draft picks[edit | edit source]

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See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.

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