NHL Division Standings after Dec 15 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Florida 18-6-7 43 96 67 10-2-4 8-4-3 6-4-3 11-6-4 7-0-3
Philadelphia 19-12-2 40 99 84 9-6-1 10-6-1 6-7-1 12-9-1 7-3-1
New Jersey 16-11-2 34 79 74 9-5-2 7-6-0 6-4-0 9-6-2 7-5-0
NY Rangers 14-14-5 33 112 93 7-7-2 7-7-3 1-8-4 7-9-5 7-5-0
Washington 13-16-2 28 82 85 6-7-1 7-9-1 9-5-0 12-9-1 1-7-1
NY Islanders 10-12-8 28 81 81 7-6-2 3-6-6 7-4-2 7-7-4 3-5-4
Tampa Bay 10-15-3 23 79 87 3-8-3 7-7-0 4-7-0 6-11-1 4-4-2
Northeast Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Hartford 14-9-6 34 90 89 9-5-1 5-4-5 6-2-3 10-5-5 4-4-1
Buffalo 15-14-2 32 89 88 7-5-1 8-9-1 7-3-0 11-8-0 4-6-2
Pittsburgh 14-14-3 31 108 105 8-2-2 6-12-1 6-4-2 8-10-3 6-4-0
Montreal 12-15-5 29 107 112 8-5-2 4-10-3 1-5-2 4-10-3 8-5-2
Boston 10-15-5 25 81 107 5-11-4 5-4-1 3-6-1 5-9-3 5-6-2
Ottawa 8-14-7 23 74 92 4-7-4 4-7-3 2-5-2 5-8-4 3-6-3
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Dallas 18-10-3 39 89 73 9-6-2 9-4-1 5-3-1 11-7-2 7-3-1
Detroit 17-9-5 39 90 56 11-4-3 6-5-2 4-3-2 9-6-4 8-3-1
St Louis 15-16-1 31 91 103 7-9-0 8-7-1 4-6-1 14-11-1 1-5-0
Chicago 14-16-3 31 83 84 6-9-0 8-7-3 6-3-1 10-11-2 4-5-1
Phoenix 12-15-4 28 78 95 5-8-4 7-7-0 3-4-1 7-9-1 5-6-3
Toronto 12-20-0 24 90 113 9-8-0 3-12-0 5-8-0 9-12-0 3-8-0
Pacific Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Colorado 18-9-4 40 109 69 10-3-3 8-6-1 8-3-2 13-6-2 5-3-2
Vancouver 15-14-1 31 96 94 7-6-0 8-8-1 4-4-0 9-7-1 6-7-0
Edmonton 14-16-3 31 106 101 7-6-1 7-10-2 5-7-0 8-13-2 6-3-1
Los Angeles 12-15-4 28 84 99 6-7-2 6-8-2 2-5-1 6-9-1 6-6-3
Calgary 12-16-4 28 80 85 7-6-1 5-10-3 6-5-1 8-12-2 4-4-2
Anaheim 11-16-5 27 90 105 8-9-2 3-7-3 4-3-2 8-9-2 3-7-3
San Jose 11-15-4 26 75 97 5-8-2 6-7-2 3-5-0 9-9-0 2-6-4

Philadelphia 6, Boston 0
Dallas 4, Ottawa 0
Florida 6, Edmonton 3
Chicago 2, Pittsburgh 1
Detroit 3, Toronto 1
Vancouver 8, St Louis 0