1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning Roster

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 Results

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.

The Bay Lightning netted 217 goals and conceded 247. Dino Ciccarelli scored 35 goals for Tampa, and Chris Gratton tallied 30 or more, too. John Cullen contributed 37 assists. Rick Tabaracci topped the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 2.75 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Terry Crisp coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Mikael AnderssonLMay 10, 19665'11"181LMalmo, Sweden
Drew BannisterDSeptember 4, 19746'2"200RBelleville, ON Canada
Brian BellowsLSeptember 1, 19645'11"210RSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Brian BradleyCJanuary 21, 19655'10"180RKitchener, ON Canada
Paul BrousseauRSeptember 18, 19736'2"203RPierrefonds, QC Canada
Shawn BurrLJuly 1, 19666'1"205LSarnia, ON Canada
Dino CiccarelliRFebruary 8, 19605'10"185RSarnia, ON Canada
Cory CrossDJanuary 3, 19716'5"225LLloydminster, AB Canada
John CullenCAugust 2, 19645'10"182RPuslinch, ON Canada
Allan EgelandCJanuary 31, 19736'0"175LLethbridge, AB Canada
Aaron GaveyCFebruary 22, 19746'2"189LSudbury, ON Canada
Chris GrattonCJuly 5, 19756'4"231LBrantford, ON Canada
Roman HamrlikDApril 12, 19746'2"208LZiln, Czech Republic
Bill HoulderDMarch 11, 19676'2"217LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Jamie HuscroftDJanuary 9, 19676'3"210RCreston, BC Canada
Daymond LangkowCSeptember 27, 19765'10"183LEdmonton, AB Canada
Brantt MyhresLMarch 18, 19746'3"220REdmonton, AB Canada
Jeff NortonDNovember 25, 19656'2"195LActon, MA USA
Brent PetersonLJuly 20, 19726'3"200LCalgary, AB Canada
Rudy PoeschekDSeptember 29, 19666'2"218RTerrace, BC Canada
Patrick PoulinLApril 23, 19736'1"216LVanier, QC Canada
Daren PuppaGMarch 23, 19656'4"205RKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Corey SchwabGNovember 4, 19706'0"180LNorth Battleford, SK Canada
Alex SelivanovRMarch 23, 19716'0"208LMoscow, Russia
David ShawDMay 25, 19646'2"205RSt. Thomas, ON Canada
Rick TabaracciGJanuary 2, 19696'1"190LToronto, ON Canada
Jeff TomsCJune 4, 19746'5"200LSwift Current, SK Canada
Igor UlanovDOctober 1, 19696'3"220LKrasnokamsk, Russia
Jay WellsDMay 18, 19596'1"210LParis, ON Canada
Jason WiemerCApril 14, 19766'1"225LKimberley, BC Canada
Derek WilkinsonGJuly 29, 19746'0"170LLasalle, QC Canada
Craig WolaninDJuly 27, 19676'4"215LGrosse Pointe, MI USA
Paul YsebaertLMay 15, 19666'1"194LSarnia, ON Canada
Rob ZamunerLSeptember 17, 19696'3"203LOakville, ON Canada