1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 38-36-8 - 84 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Northeast Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost NHL conference quarter-finals
Conference Quarter-Finals - Lost to Philadelphia Flyers 4-1
Coach: Eddie Johnston (31-26-5)
Coach: Craig Patrick (7-10-3)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins Roster
1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins Results

The Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 38 wins and 36 losses and 8 ties for 84 points, finishing second in the NHL's Northeast Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Penguins paced the league with 285 goals. Pittsburgh allowed 280 goals. Mario Lemieux scored 50 goals for the squad, while Jaromir Jagr and Petr Nedved netted 30 or more as well. Mario Lemieux contributed 72 assists. Patrick Lalime topped the team with 21 wins, plus Ken Wregget added 15 or more wins, too. Patrick Lalime registered a 2.94 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Eddie Johnston and Craig Patrick coached the team. The 1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins lost in the NHL conference quarter-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Mario LemieuxC76507212265271522337132715.3
Jaromir JagrR6347489540221114216123420.1
Ron FrancisC812763902071024112018314.8
Petr NedvedC7433387166-21214304018917.5
Kevin HatcherD801539541031191601101997.5
Stu BarnesC6217223916-2043013213212.9
Jason WoolleyD57630362832130010797.6
Fredrik OlaussonD51720272421290030759.3
Tomas SandstromR40915243341410007312.3
Glen MurrayR6611112224-193100101278.7
Joe MullenR5471522401400106311.1
Alex HicksL555152076-6000130578.8
Joe DziedzicL59991863-40000108510.6
Darius KasparaitisD57216188424010100464.3
J.J. DaigneaultD533141736-5050010496.1
Greg JohnsonC32791614-131102005213.5
Ed OlczykC124711680200102913.8
Dave RocheL615510155-13210000539.4
Ian MoranD3645922-11020000508.0
Andreas JohanssonC2727920-6000000385.3
Garry ValkL1734725-6000100329.4
Chris TamerD45246131-25001000563.6
Dmitri MironovD1515624-4020010195.3
Alek StojanovR35145793000000119.1
Josef BeranekL83144-11000001520.0
Jeff ChristianL1122413-30000001811.1
Tyler WrightC4522470-7000020306.7
Petr KlimaL91344-4030000214.8
Craig MuniD6404436-6000100190.0
Francois LerouxD5903381-300000050.0
Dan QuinnC1603310-6000000160.0
Ken WreggetG46011600000000
Shawn AntoskiL1300049000000030.0
Tom BarrassoG5000000000000
Stefan BergkvistD50007-10000000
Philippe DeRouvilleG2000000000000
Patrick LalimeG39000000000000
Roman OksiutaR70004-4000000100.0
Richard ParkC10000-100000010.0
Ed PattersonR60008000000020.0
Domenic PittisC10000-10000000
Neil WilkinsonD2300036-12000000160.0
Totals15682854967811486-53741411113384241411.8


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Patrick Lalime39205821122331012.9411661065.913
Ken Wregget46251417176621363.2513831247.902
Philippe DeRouville21110201063.246660.909
Tom Barrasso527005010265.78186160.860
Totals924953383681152693.2630702801.912

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Mario LemieuxC53364-4020001915.8
Jaromir JagrR54484-4220001822.2
Ron FrancisC51232-711000616.7
Petr NedvedC512312-2001001010.0
Kevin HatcherD51124-511000128.3
Stu BarnesC5011000000040.0
Jason WoolleyD50330-10100090.0
Fredrik OlaussonD40110-10100050.0
Joe MullenR100000000000
Alex HicksL50112-10000020.0
Joe DziedzicL50114-10000050.0
Darius KasparaitisD50006-40000070.0
Greg JohnsonC51012-100000250.0
Ed OlczykC510112-200101119.1
Ian MoranD51234100000812.5
Chris TamerD40004-10000030.0
Josef BeranekL50002-400000170.0
Craig MuniD300000000000
Francois LerouxD300000000000
Ken WreggetG500020000000
Neil WilkinsonD50004-20000010.0
Totals9513213468-39482011399.4

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ken Wregget529714020183.64211193.915
Totals529714020183.64229211.921