NHL Conference Standings after Mar 5 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Philadelphia 37-18-10 84 217 167 18-10-5 19-8-5 10-12-2 24-14-5 13-4-5
New Jersey 34-18-12 80 177 148 16-7-9 18-11-3 10-7-4 21-11-9 13-7-3
*Buffalo 34-20-10 78 188 158 21-7-6 13-13-4 15-5-1 24-11-5 10-9-5
Florida 29-21-15 73 175 152 16-9-6 13-12-9 10-9-7 18-15-10 11-6-5
Pittsburgh 31-28-5 67 223 212 18-10-3 13-18-2 10-7-4 18-20-5 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
Hartford 25-30-9 59 180 200 18-12-3 7-18-6 10-8-3 18-18-7 7-12-2
Montreal 24-31-11 59 205 236 14-15-4 10-16-7 4-10-4 11-21-8 13-10-3
Washington 25-32-7 57 160 179 13-14-3 12-18-4 13-9-2 18-18-6 7-14-1
Ottawa 21-30-13 55 179 191 12-16-7 9-14-6 7-11-3 16-19-7 5-11-6
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 41-16-8 90 223 155 21-6-4 20-10-4 16-5-3 29-11-3 12-5-5
*Dallas 39-23-4 82 200 161 19-11-2 20-12-2 13-7-1 26-15-2 13-8-2
Detroit 31-19-14 76 203 149 17-9-7 14-10-7 8-9-6 16-15-11 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 28-30-8 64 194 202 13-17-3 15-13-5 8-10-4 21-20-4 7-10-4
Phoenix 29-32-4 62 184 201 13-17-4 16-15-0 11-9-1 21-20-1 8-12-3
Anaheim 27-30-8 62 188 190 18-12-3 9-18-5 9-9-4 16-19-5 11-11-3
Chicago 26-30-10 62 172 166 11-17-3 15-13-7 8-10-3 17-21-5 9-9-5
Calgary 27-33-7 61 177 193 19-13-2 8-20-5 11-12-1 18-23-3 9-10-4
Vancouver 28-34-3 59 203 222 16-14-2 12-20-1 10-13-0 20-21-2 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 25-37-3 53 192 227 16-16-1 9-21-2 8-11-1 19-24-2 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

Hartford 2, Calgary 0
Vancouver 1, Chicago 1 (OT tie)
Colorado 7, Montreal 3
Toronto 4, Detroit 4 (OT tie)
New Jersey 3, Philadelphia 1
Anaheim 4, Ottawa 1
Phoenix 3, Florida 0
Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 2
Dallas 3, St Louis 2