NHL Conference Standings after Dec 27 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Florida 20-8-8 48 111 86 10-2-4 10-6-4 7-5-4 12-8-5 8-0-3
Philadelphia 22-12-3 47 116 90 11-6-1 11-6-2 7-7-1 13-9-1 9-3-2
NY Rangers 19-15-5 43 136 107 11-7-2 8-8-3 2-8-4 10-10-5 9-5-0
New Jersey 19-12-3 41 90 81 9-5-3 10-7-0 6-5-0 9-7-3 10-5-0
*Buffalo 19-14-3 41 108 96 10-5-1 9-9-2 9-3-0 14-8-1 5-6-2
Pittsburgh 17-15-4 38 128 120 9-3-3 8-12-1 6-5-3 8-11-4 9-4-0
Hartford 16-12-6 38 105 111 11-6-1 5-6-5 6-3-3 11-7-5 5-5-1
Washington 15-19-2 32 98 101 7-7-1 8-12-1 10-5-0 13-10-1 2-9-1
Boston 13-16-6 32 101 123 7-11-5 6-5-1 4-6-1 8-9-3 5-7-3
NY Islanders 12-15-8 32 94 97 9-8-2 3-7-6 8-6-2 8-9-4 4-6-4
Montreal 12-18-6 30 114 128 8-8-2 4-10-4 1-6-3 4-13-4 8-5-2
Ottawa 11-15-7 29 92 99 6-8-4 5-7-3 3-6-2 8-9-4 3-6-3
Tampa Bay 11-19-4 26 95 109 3-9-4 8-10-0 4-8-1 7-15-2 4-4-2
WESTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Dallas 22-11-3 47 106 84 10-7-2 12-4-1 6-3-1 12-8-2 10-3-1
*Colorado 20-10-5 45 123 85 12-4-3 8-6-2 9-3-3 15-7-3 5-3-2
Detroit 19-11-6 44 109 72 12-4-3 7-7-3 4-3-2 10-8-5 9-3-1
Phoenix 16-17-4 36 100 117 8-9-4 8-8-0 4-4-1 10-11-1 6-6-3
St Louis 16-20-2 34 107 127 8-11-0 8-9-2 4-7-2 15-12-2 1-8-0
Edmonton 15-19-4 34 125 120 7-9-2 8-10-2 6-7-1 9-14-3 6-5-1
Chicago 14-18-6 34 95 99 6-11-2 8-7-4 6-4-2 10-12-3 4-6-3
Vancouver 16-18-1 33 105 118 8-8-0 8-10-1 4-6-0 10-10-1 6-8-0
Calgary 13-19-5 31 93 106 7-7-2 6-12-3 6-7-1 9-14-3 4-5-2
Toronto 15-22-0 30 112 131 9-9-0 6-13-0 6-9-0 12-13-0 3-9-0
San Jose 13-18-4 30 89 111 6-9-2 7-9-2 4-5-0 11-10-0 2-8-4
Los Angeles 13-19-4 30 98 122 7-7-2 6-12-2 2-5-1 7-10-1 6-9-3
Anaheim 12-18-5 29 100 110 9-10-2 3-8-3 5-3-2 9-10-2 3-8-3

NY Rangers 3, Anaheim 2
Dallas 6, Boston 4
Philadelphia 6, Edmonton 4
Toronto 3, St Louis 2
Phoenix 7, Vancouver 4