1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 32-40-10 - 74 points
Finishing 6th in the NHL's Atlantic Division
Coach: Terry Crisp (32-40-10)
Location: Tampa, Florida
1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning Statistics
1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning Roster

The Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 32 wins and 40 losses and 10 ties for 74 points, finishing sixth in the NHL's Atlantic Division. Terry Crisp coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 217
Regular Season Goals Against: 247

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