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1996-97 Hartford Whalers Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 32-39-11 - 75 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL's Northeast Division
Coach: Paul Maurice (32-39-11)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1996-97 Hartford Whalers Roster
1996-97 Hartford Whalers Results

The Hartford Whalers of the National Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 32 wins and 39 losses and 11 ties for 75 points, finishing fifth in the NHL's Northeast Division.

The Whalers netted 226 goals and yielded 256. Geoff Sanderson scored 36 goals for Hartford, while Andrew Cassels accounted for 44 assists. Sean Burke topped the squad with 22 wins and a team-best 2.69 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Paul Maurice coached the team.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Geoff SandersonL8236316729-91211104129712.1
Andrew CasselsC8122446646-16814022014215.5
Keith PrimeauC75262551161-364322216915.4
Kevin DineenR78192948141-687015218510.3
Nelson EmersonR669293834-2121510201944.6
Steven RiceR7821143559-1153002015913.2
Glen WesleyD686263240031110001264.8
Jeff O'NeillC7214163040-2424102010113.9
Sami KapanenR45131225263100208215.9
Robert KronC6810122210-182400411825.5
Paul RanheimL6710112118-130131109610.4
Curtis LeschyshynD644131730-19151010944.3
Steve ChiassonD18311147-10380000565.4
Adam BurtD712111379-13030200852.4
Kent MandervilleC4465111830001105111.8
Gerald DiduckD561101140-9020010591.7
Paul CoffeyD20358180120010397.7
Kevin HallerD3526848-11020000434.7
Glen FeatherstoneD41257870030100405.0
Andrei NikolishinC122572-2020000258.0
Alexander GodynyukD5516741-10000010342.9
Derek KingL12336201000002810.7
Mark JanssensC5424690-10010000306.7
Marek MalikD47156505000010333.0
Stu GrimsonL75224218-70000001711.8
Kevin BrownR110446-6010000120.0
Hnat DomenichelliC132137-41000001414.3
Kelly ChaseR281231222000000520.0
Chris MurrayR8112101000000911.1
Sean BurkeG510221400000000
Jeff DanielsL100220200000060.0
Nolan PrattD90226000000040.0
Brian GlynnD110122000000250.0
Brendan ShanahanL210101001000137.7
Steve MartinsC20110000000020.0
Jason MuzzattiG310111800100000
Jeff BrownD1000000000000
Jean-Sebastien GiguereG8000000000000
Jason McBainD60000-400000010.0
Totals15652263565821495-20458105121032624359.3


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Sean Burke51298522226641342.6915601426.914
Jason Muzzatti311591913510913.43815724.888
Jean-Sebastien Giguere839414000243.65201177.881
Totals904970323911742493.0128252576.912