1996 Connecticut Coyotes season

The 1996 Connecticut Coyotes season was the second of two seasons for the Connecticut Coyotes. They finished the 1996 Arena Football League season 2–12 and were one of four teams in the National Conference to miss the playoffs.[1]

1996 Connecticut Coyotes season
Head coachLary Kuharich
Home fieldHartford Civic Center
Results
Record2–12
Division place3rd, Eastern
Playoff finishDid not make playoffs

ScheduleEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site (attendance)
Final score Team record
1 April 26 at Florida Bobcats L 27–55 0–1 West Palm Beach Auditorium (4,306)
2 May 3 Memphis Pharaohs W 68–34 1–1 Hartford Civic Center (9,049)
3 May 11 at Charlotte Rage L 31–49 1–2 Charlotte Coliseum (7,866)
4 May 18 at Iowa Barnstormers L 37–39 1–3 Veterans Memorial Auditorium (10,961)
5 May 24 Albany Firebirds L 26–58 1–4 Hartford Civic Center (7,539)
6 June 1 Orlando Predators L 38–45 1–5 Hartford Civic Center (7,342)
7 Bye
8 June 14 at Milwaukee Mustangs L 30–59 1–6 Bradley Center (15,710)
9 June 22 San Jose SaberCats W 39–29 2–6 Hartford Civic Center (8,246)
10 June 29 at Albany Firebirds L 45–59 2–7 Knickerbocker Arena (11,117)
11 July 5 Minnesota Fighting Pike L 40–44 2–8 Hartford Civic Center (9,249)
12 July 13 at Arizona Rattlers L 45–51 2–9 America West Arena (15,505)
13 July 19 Charlotte Rage L 31–51 2–10 Hartford Civic Center (7,893)
14 July 26 at St. Louis Stampede L 42–61 2–11 Kiel Center (8,233)
15 August 2 Iowa Barnstormers L 41–61 2–12 Hartford Civic Center (5,615)

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StandingsEdit

Team Overall Division
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
National Conference
Eastern Division
Albany Firebirds 10 4 0.714 4 0 1.000
Charlotte Rage 5 9 0.357 2 2 0.500
Connecticut Coyotes 2 12 0.143 0 4 0.000
Southern Division
Tampa Bay Storm 12 2 0.857 5 1 0.833
Orlando Predators 9 5 0.643 5 1 0.833
Florida Bobcats 6 8 0.429 2 4 0.333
Texas Terror 1 13 0.071 0 6 0.000
American Conference
Central Division
Iowa Barnstormers 12 2 0.857 4 2 0.667
Milwaukee Mustangs 10 4 0.714 5 1 0.833
St. Louis Stampede 8 6 0.571 3 3 0.500
Memphis Pharaohs 0 14 0.000 0 6 0.000
Western Division
Arizona Rattlers 11 3 0.786 3 2 0.600
Anaheim Piranhas 9 5 0.643 4 1 0.800
San Jose SaberCats 6 8 0.429 1 4 0.200
Minnesota Fighting Pike 4 10 0.286 1 2 0.333
  • Green indicates clinched playoff berth
  • Blue indicates division champion
  • Grey indicates best regular season record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Connecticut Coyotes Team History - 1996 | ArenaFan.com". www.arenafan.com. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
  2. ^ "1996 Connecticut Coyotes Game-by-Game Results on StatsCrew.com". www.statscrew.com. Retrieved January 25, 2021.