The Chicago Blackhawks were decisively beaten by the Colorado Avalanche, 4 to 1, on December 31, 1996.

Final

COL

Avalanche

23-10-5

4

CHI

Blackhawks

15-20-6

1

Team

COL

CHI

1

1

0

2

2

1

3

1

0

Total

4

1

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

COL

CHI

Avalanche

Adam Deadmarsh (EV) assisted by Jon Klemm and Joe Sakic

1

0

2nd period

COL

CHI

Blackhawks

Kevin Miller (EV) assisted by Murray Craven and Cam Russell

1

1

Avalanche

Sandis Ozolinsh (PP) assisted by Joe Sakic and Uwe Krupp

2

1

Avalanche

Keith Jones (PP) assisted by Rene Corbet and Joe Sakic

3

1

3rd period

COL

CHI

Avalanche

Adam Deadmarsh (EV-EN) unassisted

4

1