NHL Division Standings after Dec 31 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Philadelphia 24-12-3 51 125 95 11-6-1 13-6-2 7-7-1 13-9-1 11-3-2
Florida 20-9-9 49 113 89 10-3-4 10-6-5 7-5-5 12-9-6 8-0-3
NY Rangers 20-16-5 45 141 113 11-7-2 9-9-3 2-9-4 10-11-5 10-5-0
New Jersey 20-13-3 43 100 90 10-5-3 10-8-0 6-5-0 9-8-3 11-5-0
Washington 15-20-3 33 102 107 7-7-2 8-13-1 10-5-1 13-11-2 2-9-1
NY Islanders 12-17-8 32 95 106 9-9-2 3-8-6 8-6-2 8-9-4 4-8-4
Tampa Bay 12-19-5 29 103 115 4-9-5 8-10-0 5-8-1 8-15-3 4-4-2
Northeast Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Buffalo 20-15-3 43 114 103 11-5-1 9-10-2 9-4-0 15-9-1 5-6-2
Pittsburgh 19-15-4 42 135 123 11-3-3 8-12-1 7-5-3 10-11-4 9-4-0
Hartford 17-13-6 40 111 117 12-6-1 5-7-5 7-3-3 12-7-5 5-6-1
Montreal 13-18-7 33 120 133 8-8-2 5-10-5 1-6-3 5-13-5 8-5-2
Boston 13-17-6 32 103 127 7-11-5 6-6-1 4-6-1 8-9-3 5-8-3
Ottawa 11-17-7 29 97 106 6-9-4 5-8-3 3-7-2 8-10-4 3-7-3
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Dallas 22-13-3 47 110 90 10-8-2 12-5-1 6-3-1 12-9-2 10-4-1
Detroit 20-12-6 46 119 78 12-5-3 8-7-3 4-4-2 10-9-5 10-3-1
Phoenix 17-17-4 38 105 120 8-9-4 9-8-0 5-4-1 11-11-1 6-6-3
St Louis 17-20-2 36 111 129 9-11-0 8-9-2 4-7-2 15-12-2 2-8-0
Chicago 15-20-6 36 104 111 7-12-2 8-8-4 6-5-2 10-14-3 5-6-3
Toronto 17-22-0 34 119 135 11-9-0 6-13-0 7-9-0 13-13-0 4-9-0
Pacific Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Colorado 23-10-5 51 135 90 13-4-3 10-6-2 10-3-3 18-7-3 5-3-2
Edmonton 17-19-4 38 132 124 9-9-2 8-10-2 8-7-1 11-14-3 6-5-1
Vancouver 16-19-1 33 108 123 8-9-0 8-10-1 4-6-0 10-10-1 6-9-0
San Jose 14-19-4 32 97 117 6-9-2 8-10-2 5-6-0 12-11-0 2-8-4
Anaheim 13-19-5 31 107 118 9-10-2 4-9-3 5-3-2 9-10-2 4-9-3
Calgary 13-21-5 31 96 115 7-9-2 6-12-3 6-8-1 9-15-3 4-6-2
Los Angeles 13-21-4 30 101 129 7-8-2 6-13-2 2-7-1 7-12-1 6-9-3

Colorado 4, Chicago 1
Buffalo 6, New Jersey 5
Tampa Bay 4, NY Rangers 2
Philadelphia 5, Vancouver 3
San Jose 5, Calgary 1