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1996-97 Stanley Cup First Round (Best of 7)

  W-L GF Leading Scorers
  Colorado 4-2 28 Sakic (3-9-12)
  Chicago 2-4 14 Amonte (4-2-6)
Date Winner Home Ice
April 16 Avalanche, 6-0 at Colorado
April 18 Avalanche, 3-1 at Colorado
April 20 Blackhawks, 4-3 (2OT) at Chicago
April 22 Blackhawks, 6-3 at Chicago
April 24 Avalanche, 7-0 at Colorado
April 26 Avalanche, 6-3 at Chicago
Shutout: Roy, Colorado (2).
  W-L GF Leading Scorers
  Edmonton 4-3 21 Weight (2-6-8)
  Dallas 3-4 18 Modano (4-1-5)
Date Winner Home Ice
April 16 Stars, 5-3 at Dallas
April 18 Oilers, 4-0 at Dallas
April 20 Oilers, 4-3 (OT) at Edmonton
April 22 Stars, 4-3 at Edmonton
April 25 Oilers, 1-0 (2OT) at Dallas
April 27 Stars, 3-2 at Edmonton
April 29 Oilers, 4-3 (OT) at Dallas
Shutout: Joseph, Edmonton (2).
  W-L GF Leading Scorers
  Detroit 4-2 13 Shanahan (3-3-6)
  St. Louis 2-4 12 Hull (2-7-9)
Date Winner Home Ice
April 16 Blues, 2-0 at Detroit
April 18 Red Wings, 2-1 at Detroit
April 20 Red Wings, 3-2 at St. Louis
April 22 Blues, 4-0 at St. Louis
April 25 Red Wings, 5-2 at Detroit
April 27 Red Wings, 3-1 at St. Louis
Shutouts: Fuhr, St. Louis (2).
  W-L GF Leading Scorers
  Anaheim 4-3 17 Kariya (5-4-9)
  Phoenix 3-4 17 Ronning (0-7-7)
Date Winner Home Ice
April 16 Mighty Ducks, 4-2 at Anaheim
April18 Mighty Ducks, 4-2 at Anaheim
April 20 Coyotes, 4-1 at Phoenix
April 22 Coyotes, 2-0 at Phoenix
April 24 Coyotes, 5-2 at Anaheim
April 27 Mighty Ducks, 3-2 at Phoenix
April 29 Mighty Ducks, 3-0 at Anaheim
Shutouts: Khabibulin, Phoenix; Hebert, Anaheim.

 

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