1996-97 Ottawa Senators Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 31-36-15 - 77 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Northeast Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost NHL conference quarter-finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Lost to Buffalo Sabres 4-3
Coach: Jacques Martin (31-36-15)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1996-97 Ottawa Senators Statistics
1996-97 Ottawa Senators Results

The Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 31 wins and 36 losses and 15 ties for 77 points, finishing third in the NHL's Northeast Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Senators netted 226 goals and surrendered 234. Alexei Yashin scored 35 goals for Ottawa, and Daniel Alfredsson recorded 47 assists. Ron Tugnutt topped the squad with 17 wins, while Damian Rhodes recorded a 2.72 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jacques Martin coached the team. The 1996-97 Ottawa Senators lost in the NHL conference quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Daniel AlfredssonRDecember 11, 19725'11"207RGrums, Sweden
Mike BalesGAugust 6, 19716'1"200LPrince Albert, SK Canada
Radim BicanekDJanuary 18, 19756'1"209LUherske Hradiste, Czech Republic
Radek BonkCJanuary 9, 19766'3"213LKrnov, Czech Republic
Denis ChasseRFebruary 7, 19706'2"200RMontreal, QC Canada
Tom ChorskeLSeptember 18, 19666'1"212RMinneapolis, MN USA
Phil CroweRApril 4, 19706'2"230LNanton, AB Canada
Randy CunneyworthLMay 10, 19616'0"198LEtobicoke, ON Canada
Andreas DackellRDecember 29, 19725'11"194RGavle, Sweden
Alexandre DaigleRFebruary 7, 19756'0"195LMontreal, QC Canada
Steve DuchesneDJune 30, 19655'11"195LSept-Iles, QC Canada
Bruce GardinerRFebruary 11, 19726'1"193RBarrie, ON Canada
Dave HannanCNovember 26, 19615'10"180LSudbury, ON Canada
Sean HillDFebruary 14, 19706'0"211RDuluth, MN USA
Denny LambertLJanuary 7, 19705'11"211LWawa, ON Canada
Janne LaukkanenDMarch 19, 19706'0"196LLahti, Finland
Shawn McEachernLFebruary 28, 19695'11"200LWaltham, MA USA
Frantisek MusilDDecember 17, 19646'3"215LPardubice, Czech Republic
Stan NeckarDDecember 22, 19756'1"214LCeske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Christer OlssonDJuly 24, 19705'11"190LArbiga, Sweden
Lance PitlickDNovember 5, 19676'0"205RMinneapolis, MN USA
Wade ReddenDJune 12, 19776'2"208LLloydminster, SK Canada
Damian RhodesGMay 28, 19695'11"195LSt. Paul, MN USA
Ron TugnuttGOctober 22, 19675'11"160LScarborough, ON Canada
Shaun Van AllenCAugust 29, 19676'1"205LCalgary, AB Canada
Dennis VialDApril 10, 19696'1"220LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Phil Von StefenelliDApril 10, 19696'1"200LVancouver, BC Canada
Alexei YashinCNovember 5, 19736'3"225RSverdlovsk, Russia
Jason YorkDMay 20, 19706'1"208RNepean, ON Canada
Jason ZentLApril 15, 19715'11"204LBuffalo, NY USA
Sergei ZholtokCDecember 2, 19726'2"197RRiga, Latvia