NHL Conference Standings after Jan 31 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Philadelphia 29-14-7 65 159 122 14-8-3 15-6-4 8-8-2 16-10-2 13-4-5
Florida 26-14-10 62 146 115 13-5-4 13-9-6 8-5-5 16-10-6 10-4-4
*Pittsburgh 27-18-5 59 184 154 15-5-3 12-13-2 9-6-4 16-13-5 11-5-0
Buffalo 27-19-5 59 148 133 16-7-2 11-12-3 11-5-0 18-10-1 9-9-4
NY Rangers 25-20-7 57 178 145 14-10-4 11-10-3 5-12-4 15-14-5 10-6-2
New Jersey 24-17-7 55 125 119 11-7-7 13-10-0 6-6-0 11-10-4 13-7-3
Hartford 20-23-7 47 146 163 14-9-2 6-14-5 8-6-3 14-12-6 6-11-1
Montreal 19-25-8 46 162 183 12-11-2 7-14-6 3-9-3 9-18-5 10-7-3
Washington 20-25-5 45 131 138 11-11-2 9-14-3 11-7-2 16-14-4 4-11-1
Tampa Bay 18-24-6 42 137 153 6-10-6 12-14-0 7-9-2 11-19-4 7-5-2
Boston 18-25-6 42 141 173 10-14-5 8-11-1 7-9-1 11-17-3 7-8-3
NY Islanders 16-26-9 41 137 149 11-12-2 5-14-7 9-7-3 10-14-5 6-12-4
Ottawa 15-23-10 40 130 143 9-14-6 6-9-4 5-8-3 12-14-6 3-9-4
WESTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Colorado 31-12-8 70 176 120 16-4-4 15-8-4 12-3-3 22-7-3 9-5-5
*Dallas 29-18-4 62 154 123 13-10-2 16-8-2 9-4-1 17-10-2 12-8-2
Edmonton 25-22-5 55 164 151 14-10-2 11-12-3 9-8-1 14-16-3 11-6-2
St Louis 25-23-4 54 159 161 10-13-1 15-10-3 6-7-2 19-15-2 6-8-2
Detroit 22-17-9 53 144 111 12-8-5 10-9-4 5-8-3 11-13-7 11-4-2
Vancouver 24-23-2 50 157 161 14-10-1 10-13-1 8-8-0 16-14-1 8-9-1
Phoenix 22-24-4 48 139 157 10-12-4 12-12-0 8-6-1 16-14-1 6-10-3
Anaheim 20-24-6 46 144 150 13-11-2 7-13-4 6-5-3 11-14-3 9-10-3
Chicago 18-26-8 44 130 139 8-16-3 10-10-5 7-7-3 12-17-4 6-9-4
Calgary 18-26-6 42 126 151 11-11-2 7-15-4 8-10-1 12-18-3 6-8-3
Los Angeles 18-27-6 42 139 178 11-10-3 7-17-3 3-10-2 10-16-3 8-11-3
San Jose 18-26-5 41 130 157 8-13-3 10-13-2 8-10-0 16-16-0 2-10-5
Toronto 19-32-1 39 149 186 12-14-0 7-18-1 8-11-0 15-21-0 4-11-1

Buffalo 3, Dallas 1
Anaheim 6, Hartford 3
Edmonton 1, NY Islanders 0
New Jersey 3, Toronto 3 (OT tie)