The 1996–97 Hartford Whalers season was the twenty-fifth season of the franchise and the eighteenth and final season in Hartford. The Whalers would move to Greensboro, North Carolina the next season to become the Carolina Hurricanes.
Key dates prior to the start of the season:
- The 1996 NHL Entry Draft
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