NHL Conference Standings after Mar 4 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Philadelphia 37-17-10 84 216 164 18-9-5 19-8-5 10-11-2 24-13-5 13-4-5
New Jersey 33-18-12 78 174 147 16-7-9 17-11-3 9-7-4 20-11-9 13-7-3
*Buffalo 33-20-10 76 184 156 20-7-6 13-13-4 14-5-1 23-11-5 10-9-5
Florida 29-20-15 73 175 149 16-8-6 13-12-9 10-9-7 18-15-10 11-5-5
Pittsburgh 31-27-5 67 221 208 18-10-3 13-17-2 10-6-4 18-19-5 13-8-0
NY Rangers 29-27-9 67 209 183 16-11-5 13-16-4 7-14-6 18-18-7 11-9-2
Tampa Bay 26-30-7 59 178 194 12-12-7 14-18-0 12-11-2 16-24-4 10-6-3
Montreal 24-30-11 59 202 229 14-14-4 10-16-7 4-10-4 11-21-8 13-9-3
Washington 25-32-7 57 160 179 13-14-3 12-18-4 13-9-2 18-18-6 7-14-1
Hartford 24-30-9 57 178 200 17-12-3 7-18-6 10-8-3 18-18-7 6-12-2
Ottawa 21-29-13 55 178 187 12-16-7 9-13-6 7-11-3 16-19-7 5-10-6
NY Islanders 21-33-10 52 171 192 14-16-3 7-17-7 11-11-3 14-21-6 7-12-4
Boston 21-34-9 51 186 228 11-16-7 10-18-2 7-12-1 14-20-5 7-14-4
WESTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Colorado 40-16-8 88 216 152 21-6-4 19-10-4 16-5-3 29-11-3 11-5-5
*Dallas 38-23-4 80 197 159 18-11-2 20-12-2 12-7-1 25-15-2 13-8-2
Detroit 31-19-13 75 199 145 17-9-7 14-10-6 8-9-5 16-15-10 15-4-3
Edmonton 30-29-7 67 207 199 19-13-2 11-16-5 11-13-3 17-22-5 13-7-2
St Louis 28-29-8 64 192 199 13-17-3 15-12-5 8-9-4 21-19-4 7-10-4
Calgary 27-32-7 61 177 191 19-13-2 8-19-5 11-12-1 18-23-3 9-9-4
Chicago 26-30-9 61 171 165 11-17-3 15-13-6 8-10-3 17-21-4 9-9-5
Phoenix 28-32-4 60 181 201 13-17-4 15-15-0 11-9-1 21-20-1 7-12-3
Anaheim 26-30-8 60 184 189 17-12-3 9-18-5 9-9-4 16-19-5 10-11-3
Vancouver 28-34-2 58 202 221 16-14-1 12-20-1 10-13-0 20-21-1 8-13-1
Los Angeles 24-34-8 56 176 214 15-12-5 9-22-3 9-13-3 16-23-5 8-11-3
Toronto 25-37-2 52 188 223 16-16-0 9-21-2 8-11-0 19-24-1 6-13-1
San Jose 22-35-7 51 166 214 11-15-3 11-20-4 10-11-0 19-21-0 3-14-7

Washington 2, Calgary 1
Edmonton 4, Los Angeles 1
New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 1
Tampa Bay 6, NY Islanders 3