[2] Roy would prove a pivotal addition for Colorado in the years to come. [4], In November 1990, Brian Hayward was traded to the Minnesota North Stars for defenseman Jayson More.[6]. Jan 25, COL (25-14) tied with VAN, 2-2 OT, 54. the official stats partner of the NHL. Other data sources include the Hockey Summary Project and Hockey Databank. The Avalanche finished the regular season with a 47–25–10 record for 104 points, won the Pacific Division and finished second in the Western Conference. The Avalanche swept the series 4–0. Players on this team's active roster in bold. 1996-97 Colorado Avalanche Statistics 1996-97 Colorado Avalanche Roster. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Nov 20, COL (13-4) tied with EDM, 3-3 OT, 22. Record: 47-25-10 (104 points), Finished 1st in NHL Pacific Division  (Schedule and Results), Goals For: 326 (2nd of 26), Goals Against: 240 (8th of 26) The 1995–96 Colorado Avalanche season was the first season of the Nordiques/Avalanche franchise after moving from Quebec City to Denver. The Official Site of the Colorado Avalanche, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children's Honorary Stick Kid. February 5, 1996: Patrick Roy played the Canadiens for the first time since he was traded to the Colorado Avalanche. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? 1996-97 Colorado Avalanche Statistics 1996-97 Colorado Avalanche Game-by-Game … ColoradoAvalanche.com is the official Web site of the Colorado Avalanche. The 1996 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey League's (NHL) 1995–96 season, and the culmination of the 1996 Stanley Cup playoffs. Oct 9, COL (1-1) tied with PIT, 6-6 OT, 15. Some hockey portraits on this site are licensed from Images on Ice, Hockey’s Photo Agency, Height of bar is margin of victory • Mouseover bar for details • Click for box score • Grouped by Month, 3. In Game Four, during the third overtime and after more than 100 minutes of play with no goals, defenceman Uwe Krupp scored to claim the franchise's first Cup. NHL Stadium Series name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. Feeling humiliated for being left in the net after having conceded 9 goals on 26 shots during a Canadiens game against the Red Wings, Roy joined the Avalanche on December 6, 1995, together with ex-Montreal captain Mike Keane in a trade for Jocelyn Thibault, Martin Rucinsky and Andrei Kovalenko. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. [3] Four Avalanche players scored at least 30 goals. Dec 23, COL (20-11) tied with LAK, 2-2 OT, 40. [10] Joe Sakic was the playoff's scoring leader with 34 points (18 goals and 16 assists) and won the Conn Smythe Trophy, awarded to the most valuable player to his team during the playoffs. Buy his book. 1990–91 . Apr 14, COL (47-25) lost to LAK, 4-5 OT. October: 7–3–1 (home: 5–0–1; road: 2–3–0), November: 8–2–3 (home: 3–0–1; road: 5–2–2), December: 7–6–1 (home: 3–3–0; road: 4–3–1), January: 4–4–4 (home: 1–1–4; road: 3–3–0), February: 9–3–1 (home: 7–1–1; road: 2–2–0). All Rights Reserved. Nov 29, COL (15-5) lost to NJD, 3-4 OT, 36. The 1996 Stanley Cup was the first major professional championship won by a Denver team. Feb 7, COL (29-15) tied with TBL, 4-4 OT, 55. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals Nov 25, COL (14-4) tied with MTL, 2-2 OT, 24. The Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 49 wins, 24 losses and 9 ties for 107 points, finishing first in the NHL's Pacific Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 10-7 Marc Crawford coached the team. In the Stanley Cup Final, the Avalanche met the Florida Panthers, who were also in their first Stanley Cup final. Feb 9, COL (29-16) lost to HAR, 2-3 OT, 82. Patrick Roy, winning, nothing else, p.382, by Michel Roy, translated by Charles Phillips, 2008, John Wiley & Sons, Mississauga, ON. In Game Four, during the third overtime and after more than 100 minutes of play with no goals, defenceman Uwe Krupp scored to claim the franchise's first Cup. SOS: -0.12 (26th of 26), Playoffs:Won Stanley Cup Final (4-0) over Florida Panthers