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The 1996–97 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim season was the fourth season in franchise history. The team qualified for the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.
1996–97 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim season Wikipedia
Forward Paul Kariya is named team captain, following the retirement of defenceman Randy Ladouceur.
Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
Bolded teams qualified for the playoffs.
Divisions: CEN – Central, PAC – Pacific
bold – Qualified for playoffs; p – Won Presidents' Trophy
The Mighty Ducks qualified for the playoffs for the first time. Anaheim beat Phoenix 4-3 in the 1st round but was swept in the 2nd round by Detroit 4-0.Scoring
Paul Kariya - Lady Byng Trophy
Teemu Selanne - most points in a season (109)
Paul Kariya - most plus/minus in a season (+36)
Guy Hebert - most ties in a season (12)
Guy Hebert - most shots against in a season (2133)