1996-97 New Jersey Devils Statistics

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 Roster
1996-97 New Jersey Devils Results

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.

The Devils paced the league with just 182 goals allowed. New Jersey scored 231 goals. John MacLean and Bill Guerin netted 29 goals for the squad each, and Bobby Holik contributed 39 assists. Martin Brodeur earned 37 wins for the team and a team-best 1.88 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Jacques Lemaire coached the team. The 1996-97 New Jersey Devils lost in the NHL conference semi-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bobby HolikC82233962542458006019212.0
Dave AndreychukL82273461483845102123311.6
John MacLeanR80292554491153006025411.4
Bill GuerinR8229184795-274009017716.4
Brian RolstonC811827452062720302377.6
Valeri ZelepukinL7114243836-1033002011112.6
Scott NiedermayerD815303564-431500301593.1
Steve ThomasR5715193446912002012412.1
Denis PedersonC7012203262731003010611.3
Randy McKayR779182710915020020929.8
Scott StevensD795192470260600101663.0
Steve SullivanC33814221492300216312.7
Doug GilmourC20715222272300014017.5
Shawn ChambersD734172119171501001143.5
Bob CarpenterC6241519146001000765.3
Lyle OdeleinD793131611016140020933.2
Jay PandolfoL4668146-1000012619.8
Ken DaneykoD772797024000101633.2
Dave EllettD2025762150010229.1
Kevin DeanD2824662010000219.5
Patrik EliasL172352-4000000238.7
Sergei BrylinC2922420-13000000345.9
Martin BrodeurG67044800000000
Reid SimpsonL27044600000000170.0
Jason SmithD5712338-8000000482.1
Petr SykoraR191234-8010000263.8
Peter ZezelC1803344000000130.0
Mike PelusoL20022680000000140.0
Pascal RheaumeC210101000000520.0
Neal BrotenC30110-100010030.0
Mike DunhamG26000200000000
Krzysztof OliwaL10005-10000000
Ricard PerssonD10000000000020.0
Jeff ReeseG3000000000000
Vadim SharifijanovR20000000000040.0
Totals1572231394625113117240784345625938.9


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Martin Brodeur6738383714135101201.8816331513.927
Mike Dunham26101387112432.55456413.906
Jeff Reese313902000135.616552.800
Totals9649904523146121762.1223302154.924

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bobby HolikC102354113000296.9
Dave AndreychukL1000000000050.0
John MacLeanR1045941211013212.5
Bill GuerinR821318-5100011315.4
Brian RolstonC104156010200458.9
Valeri ZelepukinL832523100011323.1
Scott NiedermayerD102466023001345.9
Steve ThomasR1011218-601000254.0
Denis PedersonC90002-20000060.0
Randy McKayR101120100000156.7
Scott StevensD100442-200000270.0
Doug GilmourC1004414-202010210.0
Shawn ChambersD101676-215010175.9
Bob CarpenterC101232200010156.7
Lyle OdeleinD1022419-312000277.4
Jay PandolfoL60110-200000110.0
Ken DaneykoD100002810000080.0
Dave EllettD1003310-101000150.0
Kevin DeanD11010100001333.3
Patrik EliasL823540120001811.1
Martin BrodeurG1010100000001100.0
Reid SimpsonL500029-1000000
Petr SykoraR20002100000100.0
Peter ZezelC20001000000040.0
Totals190274370186-1511203353946.9

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Martin Brodeur1065955022191.73268249.929
Totals1065955022191.73287268.934