1996-97 New Jersey Devils Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 45-23-14 - 104 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Atlantic Division
Postseason: 5-5
Lost NHL conference semi-finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Defeated Montreal Canadiens 4-1
Conference Semi-Finals - Lost to New York Rangers 4-1
Coach: Jacques Lemaire (45-23-14)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
1996-97 New Jersey Devils Statistics
1996-97 New Jersey Devils Roster

The New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 45 wins and 23 losses and 14 ties for 104 points, finishing first in the NHL's Atlantic Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-5. Jacques Lemaire coached the team. The 1996-97 New Jersey Devils lost in the NHL conference semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 231
Regular Season Goals Against: 182

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 5, 1996 Detroit Red Wings 1 at New Jersey Devils 3 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 7, 1996 New Jersey Devils 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
October 12, 1996 Dallas Stars 4 at New Jersey Devils 2 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
October 15, 1996 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New Jersey Devils 3 W 2-1-0 0-1-0 2-2-0
October 18, 1996 Ottawa Senators 2 at New Jersey Devils 2 T 2-1-1 0-1-0 2-2-1 OT
October 19, 1996 New Jersey Devils 2 at Hartford Whalers 6 L 2-1-1 0-2-0 2-3-1
October 24, 1996 San Jose Sharks 1 at New Jersey Devils 3 W 3-1-1 0-2-0 3-3-1
October 26, 1996 New Jersey Devils 4 at Tampa Bay Lightning 1 W 3-1-1 1-2-0 4-3-1
October 29, 1996 New Jersey Devils 2 at Boston Bruins 5 L 3-1-1 1-3-0 4-4-1
October 30, 1996 New York Rangers 6 at New Jersey Devils 1 L 3-2-1 1-3-0 4-5-1
November 2, 1996 Tampa Bay Lightning 1 at New Jersey Devils 2 W 4-2-1 1-3-0 5-5-1
November 6, 1996 New Jersey Devils 2 at Detroit Red Wings 0 W 4-2-1 2-3-0 6-5-1
November 7, 1996 New Jersey Devils 4 at Chicago Blackhawks 2 W 4-2-1 3-3-0 7-5-1
November 9, 1996 New York Islanders 0 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 5-2-1 3-3-0 8-5-1
November 12, 1996 Washington Capitals 2 at New Jersey Devils 3 W 6-2-1 3-3-0 9-5-1 OT
November 14, 1996 Vancouver Canucks 3 at New Jersey Devils 0 L 6-3-1 3-3-0 9-6-1
November 16, 1996 Tampa Bay Lightning 3 at New Jersey Devils 6 W 7-3-1 3-3-0 10-6-1
November 19, 1996 New Jersey Devils 2 at Ottawa Senators 1 W 7-3-1 4-3-0 11-6-1
November 22, 1996 Washington Capitals 5 at New Jersey Devils 1 L 7-4-1 4-3-0 11-7-1
November 23, 1996 New Jersey Devils 3 at Washington Capitals 4 L 7-4-1 4-4-0 11-8-1
November 27, 1996 New Jersey Devils 3 at Dallas Stars 2 W 7-4-1 5-4-0 12-8-1
November 28, 1996 New Jersey Devils 3 at Phoenix Coyotes 4 L 7-4-1 5-5-0 12-9-1 OT
November 30, 1996 New Jersey Devils 1 at Colorado Avalanche 2 L 7-4-1 5-6-0 12-10-1
December 3, 1996 Florida Panthers 0 at New Jersey Devils 2 W 8-4-1 5-6-0 13-10-1
December 5, 1996 Calgary Flames 1 at New Jersey Devils 2 W 9-4-1 5-6-0 14-10-1
December 7, 1996 Phoenix Coyotes 4 at New Jersey Devils 3 L 9-5-1 5-6-0 14-11-1 OT
December 10, 1996 New Jersey Devils 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 W 9-5-1 6-6-0 15-11-1
December 12, 1996 New Jersey Devils 7 at Boston Bruins 4 W 9-5-1 7-6-0 16-11-1
December 14, 1996 Montreal Canadiens 3 at New Jersey Devils 3 T 9-5-2 7-6-0 16-11-2 OT
December 16, 1996 New Jersey Devils 5 at Calgary Flames 0 W 9-5-2 8-6-0 17-11-2
December 18, 1996 New Jersey Devils 2 at Vancouver Canucks 1 W 9-5-2 9-6-0 18-11-2
December 20, 1996 New Jersey Devils 3 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 9-5-2 10-6-0 19-11-2
December 23, 1996 Buffalo Sabres 0 at New Jersey Devils 0 T 9-5-3 10-6-0 19-11-3 OT
December 26, 1996 New Jersey Devils 1 at New York Islanders 4 L 9-5-3 10-7-0 19-12-3
December 28, 1996 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 3 at New Jersey Devils 5 W 10-5-3 10-7-0 20-12-3
December 31, 1996 New Jersey Devils 5 at Buffalo Sabres 6 L 10-5-3 10-8-0 20-13-3
January 2, 1997 Pittsburgh Penguins 6 at New Jersey Devils 1 L 10-6-3 10-8-0 20-14-3
January 3, 1997 New Jersey Devils 1 at Ottawa Senators 0 W 10-6-3 11-8-0 21-14-3
January 5, 1997 St. Louis Blues 5 at New Jersey Devils 3 L 10-7-3 11-8-0 21-15-3
January 8, 1997 Colorado Avalanche 1 at New Jersey Devils 1 T 10-7-4 11-8-0 21-15-4 OT
January 10, 1997 Chicago Blackhawks 3 at New Jersey Devils 3 T 10-7-5 11-8-0 21-15-5 OT
January 12, 1997 New Jersey Devils 0 at New York Rangers 3 L 10-7-5 11-9-0 21-16-5
January 14, 1997 Boston Bruins 2 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 11-7-5 11-9-0 22-16-5
January 21, 1997 New Jersey Devils 4 at Los Angeles Kings 1 W 11-7-5 12-9-0 23-16-5
January 22, 1997 New Jersey Devils 1 at Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 3 L 11-7-5 12-10-0 23-17-5
January 24, 1997 New Jersey Devils 3 at San Jose Sharks 1 W 11-7-5 13-10-0 24-17-5
January 29, 1997 Ottawa Senators 1 at New Jersey Devils 1 T 11-7-6 13-10-0 24-17-6 OT
January 31, 1997 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at New Jersey Devils 3 T 11-7-7 13-10-0 24-17-7 OT
February 1, 1997 New Jersey Devils 4 at Montreal Canadiens 4 T 11-7-7 13-10-1 24-17-8 OT
February 5, 1997 New York Islanders 1 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 12-7-7 13-10-1 25-17-8
February 7, 1997 Florida Panthers 2 at New Jersey Devils 2 T 12-7-8 13-10-1 25-17-9 OT
February 8, 1997 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 13-7-8 13-10-1 26-17-9
February 12, 1997 New Jersey Devils 3 at Hartford Whalers 2 W 13-7-8 14-10-1 27-17-9
February 13, 1997 Hartford Whalers 0 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 14-7-8 14-10-1 28-17-9
February 15, 1997 New Jersey Devils 4 at Montreal Canadiens 1 W 14-7-8 15-10-1 29-17-9
February 17, 1997 New Jersey Devils 2 at New York Rangers 2 T 14-7-8 15-10-2 29-17-10 OT
February 19, 1997 New York Rangers 1 at New Jersey Devils 1 T 14-7-9 15-10-2 29-17-11 OT
February 20, 1997 New Jersey Devils 2 at Florida Panthers 2 T 14-7-9 15-10-3 29-17-12 OT
February 22, 1997 New Jersey Devils 1 at Tampa Bay Lightning 3 L 14-7-9 15-11-3 29-18-12
February 26, 1997 New Jersey Devils 5 at New York Islanders 3 W 14-7-9 16-11-3 30-18-12
February 27, 1997 Buffalo Sabres 1 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 15-7-9 16-11-3 31-18-12
March 1, 1997 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at New Jersey Devils 6 W 16-7-9 16-11-3 32-18-12
March 4, 1997 New Jersey Devils 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1 W 16-7-9 17-11-3 33-18-12
March 5, 1997 New Jersey Devils 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 W 16-7-9 18-11-3 34-18-12
March 8, 1997 New Jersey Devils 1 at New York Islanders 5 L 16-7-9 18-12-3 34-19-12
March 9, 1997 New Jersey Devils 4 at Buffalo Sabres 1 W 16-7-9 19-12-3 35-19-12
March 11, 1997 Edmonton Oilers 1 at New Jersey Devils 6 W 17-7-9 19-12-3 36-19-12
March 13, 1997 Hartford Whalers 0 at New Jersey Devils 6 W 18-7-9 19-12-3 37-19-12
March 15, 1997 Washington Capitals 2 at New Jersey Devils 3 W 19-7-9 19-12-3 38-19-12
March 17, 1997 Florida Panthers 4 at New Jersey Devils 1 L 19-8-9 19-12-3 38-20-12
March 19, 1997 New Jersey Devils 2 at Washington Capitals 2 T 19-8-9 19-12-4 38-20-13 OT
March 22, 1997 New Jersey Devils 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 W 19-8-9 20-12-4 39-20-13
March 25, 1997 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at New Jersey Devils 3 L 19-9-9 20-12-4 39-21-13
March 27, 1997 New York Rangers 0 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 20-9-9 20-12-4 40-21-13
March 30, 1997 Los Angeles Kings 2 at New Jersey Devils 5 W 21-9-9 20-12-4 41-21-13
April 1, 1997 New Jersey Devils 1 at Washington Capitals 0 W 21-9-9 21-12-4 42-21-13
April 4, 1997 Tampa Bay Lightning 0 at New Jersey Devils 3 W 22-9-9 21-12-4 43-21-13
April 6, 1997 New Jersey Devils 2 at St. Louis Blues 0 W 22-9-9 22-12-4 44-21-13
April 8, 1997 New Jersey Devils 2 at Tampa Bay Lightning 2 T 22-9-9 22-12-5 44-21-14 OT
April 9, 1997 New Jersey Devils 2 at Florida Panthers 4 L 22-9-9 22-13-5 44-22-14
April 11, 1997 Boston Bruins 0 at New Jersey Devils 2 W 23-9-9 22-13-5 45-22-14
April 13, 1997 New Jersey Devils 4 at Philadelphia Flyers 5 L 23-9-9 22-14-5 45-23-14
April 17, 1997 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New Jersey Devils 5 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 19, 1997 Montreal Canadiens 1 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
April 22, 1997 New Jersey Devils 6 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
April 24, 1997 New Jersey Devils 3 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0 3OT
April 26, 1997 Montreal Canadiens 0 at New Jersey Devils 4 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
May 2, 1997 New York Rangers 0 at New Jersey Devils 2 W 4-0-0 1-1-0 5-1-0
May 4, 1997 New York Rangers 2 at New Jersey Devils 0 L 4-1-0 1-1-0 5-2-0
May 6, 1997 New Jersey Devils 2 at New York Rangers 3 L 4-1-0 1-2-0 5-3-0
May 8, 1997 New Jersey Devils 0 at New York Rangers 3 L 4-1-0 1-3-0 5-4-0
May 11, 1997 New York Rangers 2 at New Jersey Devils 1 L 4-2-0 1-3-0 5-5-0 OT