Red Wings 1996-1997 Season Schedule

October

The Red Wings' October 1996 Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome
October 5, 1996New Jersey DevilsAway1-3 L
October 9, 1996Edmonton OilersHome2-0 W
October 11, 1996Calgary FlamesHome1-2 L
October 12, 1996Buffalo SabresAway6-1 W
October 15, 1996Dallas StarsAway1-3 L
October 17, 1996Chicago BlackhawksAway1-2 L
October 19, 1996New York IslandersHome4-2 W
October 21, 1996Los Angeles KingsHome3-0 W
October 23, 1996Dallas StarsHome4-1 W
October 25, 1996Chicago BlackhawksHome2-2 T OT
October 26, 1996Boston BruinsAway2-1 W
October 30, 1996Montreal CanadiensHome5-3 W

November

The Red Wings' November 1996Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome
November 1, 1996Ottawa SenatorsAway2-2 T OT
November 2, 1996Toronto Maple LeafsAway2-6 L
November 4, 1996Hartford WhalersHome5-1 W
November 6, 1996New Jersey DevilsHome0-2 L
November 8, 1996Hartford WhalersAway4-1 W
November 10, 1996Tampa Bay LightningHome4-2 W
November 13, 1996Colorado AvalancheHome1-4 L
November 15, 1996San Jose SharksHome5-1 W
November 18, 1996Phoenix CoyotesAway2-2 T OT
November 21, 1996San Jose SharksAway6-1 W
November 23, 1996Los Angeles KingsAway6-0 W
November 24, 1996Mighty Ducks of AnaheimAway1-3 L
November 27, 1996Toronto Maple LeafsHome5-2 W

December

The Red Wings' December 1996Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome
December 1, 1996Florida PanthersHome2-4 L
December 3, 1996Vancouver CanucksHome2-2 T OT
December 4, 1996Washington CapitalsAway2-0 W
December 10, 1996Edmonton OilersHome0-0 T OT
December 12, 1996Chicago BlackhawksHome6-2 W
December 15, 1996Toronto Maple LeafsHome3-1 W
December 17, 1996Colorado AvalancheAway3-4 L
December 18, 1996Calgary FlamesAway3-3 T OT
December 20, 1996Vancouver CanucksAway2-3 L
December 22, 1996Edmonton OilersAway6-2 W
December 26, 1996Washington CapitalsHome5-4 W OT
December 28, 1996New York IslandersAway7-1 W
December 30, 1996Phoenix CoyotesHome3-5 L

January

The Red Wings' January 1997Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome
January 3, 1997Dallas StarsHome1-2 L
January 5, 1997Chicago BlackhawksAway5-5 T OT
January 8, 1997Dallas StarsAway3-6 L
January 9, 1997Phoenix CoyotesAway5-4 W OT
January 11, 1997Chicago BlackhawksHome1-3 L
January 14, 1997Los Angeles KingsHome3-3 T OT
January 20, 1997Montreal CanadiensAway1-4 L
January 22, 1997Philadelphia FlyersHome2-2 T OT
January 25, 1997Philadelphia FlyersAway4-1 W
January 29, 1997Phoenix CoyotesHome0-3 L

February

The Red Wings' February 1997Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome
February 1, 1997St. Louis BluesAway4-1 W
February 2, 1997Dallas StarsHome4-3 W OT
February 4, 1997St. Louis BluesHome1-1 T OT
February 6, 1997Vancouver CanucksHome4-7 L
February 8, 1997Pittsburgh PenguinsAway6-5 W OT
February 12, 1997San Jose SharksHome7-1 W
February 14, 1997Dallas StarsAway3-4 L OT
February 16, 1997Florida PanthersAway4-2 W
February 17, 1997Tampa Bay LightningAway3-3 T OT
February 19, 1997Calgary FlamesHome4-0 W
February 22, 1997St. Louis BluesAway2-2 T OT
February 24, 1997Phoenix CoyotesAway5-3 W
February 27, 1997Pittsburgh PenguinsHome4-1 W

March

The Red Wings' March 1997Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome
March 1, 1997New York RangersHome3-0 W
March 2, 1997Mighty Ducks of AnaheimHome1-1 T OT
March 5, 1997Toronto Maple LeafsAway4-4 T OT
March 8, 1997Vancouver CanucksAway5-3 W
March 10, 1997Los Angeles KingsAway3-3 T OT
March 12, 1997Mighty Ducks of AnaheimAway1-2 L
March 15, 1997San Jose SharksAway7-4 W
March 16, 1997Colorado AvalancheAway2-4 L
March 19, 1997Boston BruinsHome4-1 W
March 21, 1997New York RangersAway1-3 L
March 23, 1997Chicago BlackhawksAway3-5 L
March 26, 1997Colorado AvalancheHome6-5 W OT
March 28, 1997Buffalo SabresHome2-1 W OT
March 30, 1997Mighty Ducks of AnaheimHome0-1 L OT

April

The Red Wings' April 1997Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome
April 1, 1997St. Louis BluesHome1-1 T OT
April 3, 1997Toronto Maple LeafsHome2-2 T OT
April 5, 1997Toronto Maple LeafsAway4-2 W
April 8, 1997Calgary FlamesAway3-2 W OT
April 9, 1997Edmonton OilersAway3-3 T OT
April 11, 1997Ottawa SenatorsHome2-3 L
April 13, 1997St. Louis BluesHome1-3 L

Round 1, Western Conference Quarterfinals

The Red Wings' 1997 Western Conference Quarterfinals Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome Series
April 16, 1997St. Louis BluesHome0-2 L0-1
April 18, 1997St. Louis BluesHome2-1 W1-1
April 20, 1997St. Louis BluesAway3-2 W2-1
April 22, 1997St. Louis BluesAway0-4 L2-2
April 25, 1997St. Louis BluesHome5-2 W3-2
April 27, 1997St. Louis BluesAway3-1 W4-2

Detroit wins best-of-seven series, 4-2

Round 2, Western Conference Semifinals

The Red Wings' 1997 Western Conference Semifinals Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome Series
May 2, 1997Mighty Ducks of AnaheimHome2-1 W OT1-0
May 4, 1997Mighty Ducks of AnaheimHome3-2 W 3OT2-0
May 6, 1997Mighty Ducks of AnaheimAway5-3 W3-0
May 8, 1997Mighty Ducks of AnaheimAway3-2 W 2OT4-0

Detroit wins best-of-seven series, 4-0

Round 3, Western Conference Finals

The Red Wings' 1997 Western Conference Finals Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome Series
May 15, 1997Colorado AvalancheAway1-2 L0-1
May 17, 1997Colorado AvalancheAway4-2 W1-1
May 19, 1997Colorado AvalancheHome2-1 W2-1
May 22, 1997Colorado AvalancheHome6-0 W3-1
May 24, 1997Colorado AvalancheAway0-6 L3-2
May 26, 1997Colorado AvalancheHome3-1 W4-2

Detroit wins best-of-seven series, 4-2

Round 4, Stanley Cup Finals

The Red Wings' 1997 Stanley Cup Finals Schedule
Date Opponent Location Outcome Series
May 31, 1997Philadelphia FlyersAway4-2 W1-0
June 3, 1997Philadelphia FlyersAway4-2 W2-0
June 5, 1997Philadelphia FlyersHome6-1 W3-0
June 7, 1997Philadelphia FlyersHome2-1 W4-0

Detroit wins best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals, 4-0

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