1996–97 Los Angeles Kings season

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1996–97 Los Angeles Kings
Division 6th Pacific
1996–97 record 28–43–11
Goals for 214
Goals against 268
Team information
General Manager Sam McMaster
Coach Larry Robinson
Captain Rob Blake
Team leaders
<1995–96 1997–98>

The 1996–97 Los Angeles Kings season was the Kings' thirtieth season of operation in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Kings failed to make the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Pacific Division
No. CR GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 1 Colorado Avalanche 82 49 24 9 277 205 107
2 4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 36 33 13 243 231 85
3 7 Edmonton Oilers 82 36 37 9 252 247 81
4 9 Vancouver Canucks 82 35 40 7 257 273 77
5 10 Calgary Flames 82 32 41 9 214 239 73
6 12 Los Angeles Kings 82 28 43 11 214 268 67
7 13 San Jose Sharks 82 27 47 8 211 278 62

Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
         Bolded teams qualified for the playoffs.

Western Conference[1]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 p – Colorado Avalanche PAC 82 49 24 9 277 205 107
2 Dallas Stars CEN 82 48 26 8 252 198 104
3 Detroit Red Wings CEN 82 38 26 18 253 197 94
4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim PAC 82 36 33 13 245 233 85
5 Phoenix Coyotes CEN 82 38 37 7 240 243 83
6 St. Louis Blues CEN 82 36 35 11 236 239 83
7 Edmonton Oilers PAC 82 36 37 9 252 247 81
8 Chicago Blackhawks CEN 82 34 35 13 223 210 81
9 Vancouver Canucks PAC 82 35 40 7 257 273 77
10 Calgary Flames PAC 82 32 41 9 214 239 73
11 Toronto Maple Leafs CEN 82 30 44 8 230 273 68
12 Los Angeles Kings PAC 82 28 43 11 214 268 67
13 San Jose Sharks PAC 82 27 47 8 211 278 62

Divisions: CEN – Central, PAC – Pacific

bold – Qualified for playoffs; p – Won Presidents' Trophy


Schedule and results[edit]

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

Playoffs[edit]

The Kings missed the 1997 playoffs.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Khristich, DmitriDmitri Khristich 75 19 37 56 38
Ferraro, RayRay Ferraro 81 25 21 46 112
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk 67 21 23 44 45
Tsyplakov, VladimirVladimir Tsyplakov 67 16 23 39 12
Stevens, KevinKevin Stevens 69 14 20 34 96
Yachmenev, VitaliVitali Yachmenev 65 10 22 32 10
Blake, RobRob Blake 62 8 23 31 82
Nurminen, KaiKai Nurminen 67 16 11 27 22
Perreault, YanicYanic Perreault 41 11 14 25 20
Boucher, PhilippePhilippe Boucher 60 7 18 25 25
Laperriere, IanIan Laperriere 62 8 15 23 102
Norstrom, MattiasMattias Norstrom 80 1 21 22 84
O'Donnell, SeanSean O'Donnell 55 5 12 17 144
Smyth, BradBrad Smyth 44 8 8 16 74
Slaney, JohnJohn Slaney 32 3 11 14 4
Shevalier, JeffJeff Shevalier 26 4 9 13 6
Vopat, JanJan Vopat 33 4 5 9 22
Vopat, RomanRoman Vopat 29 4 5 9 60
Bylsma, DanDan Bylsma 79 3 6 9 32
Murray, GlenGlen Murray 11 5 3 8 8
Berg, AkiAki Berg 41 2 6 8 24
Johnson, CraigCraig Johnson 31 4 3 7 26
Grieve, BrentBrent Grieve 18 4 2 6 15
Modry, JaroslavJaroslav Modry 30 3 3 6 25
Potomski, BarryBarry Potomski 26 3 2 5 93
Finn, StevenSteven Finn 54 2 3 5 84
Johnson, MattMatt Johnson 52 1 3 4 194
LaFayette, NathanNathan LaFayette 15 1 3 4 8
Broten, NealNeal Broten 19 0 4 4 0
Klima, PetrPetr Klima 8 0 4 4 2
DiPietro, PaulPaul DiPietro 6 1 0 1 6
Zmolek, DougDoug Zmolek 57 1 0 1 116
Bergeron, Jean-ClaudeJean-Claude Bergeron 1 0 0 0 0
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe 40 0 0 0 0
Fiset, StephaneStephane Fiset 44 0 0 0 2
Marinucci, ChrisChris Marinucci 1 0 0 0 0
McKenna, SteveSteve McKenna 9 0 0 0 37
Morgan, JasonJason Morgan 3 0 0 0 0
Storr, JamieJamie Storr 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Dafoe, ByronByron Dafoe 2162 40 13 17 5 112 3.11 1178 1066 .905 0
Fiset, StephaneStephane Fiset 2482 44 13 24 5 132 3.19 1410 1278 .906 4
Storr, JamieJamie Storr 265 5 2 1 1 11 2.49 147 136 .925 0
Bergeron, Jean-ClaudeJean-Claude Bergeron 56 1 0 1 0 4 4.29 35 31 .886 0
Team: 4965 82 28 43 11 259 3.13 2770 2511 .906 4

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Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]