NHL Division Standings after Dec 17 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 17-11-2 36 84 74 9-5-2 8-6-0 6-4-0 9-6-2 8-5-0
NY Rangers 15-14-5 35 117 95 8-7-2 7-7-3 1-8-4 8-9-5 7-5-0
NY Islanders 11-12-8 30 85 84 8-6-2 3-6-6 7-4-2 7-7-4 4-5-4
Washington 13-17-2 28 85 89 6-7-1 7-10-1 9-5-0 12-9-1 1-8-1
Tampa Bay 11-15-3 25 83 89 3-8-3 8-7-0 4-7-0 7-11-1 4-4-2
Northeast Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Hartford 15-10-6 36 97 97 10-5-1 5-5-5 6-2-3 10-6-5 5-4-1
Buffalo 15-14-2 32 89 88 7-5-1 8-9-1 7-3-0 11-8-0 4-6-2
Pittsburgh 14-15-3 31 112 111 8-3-2 6-12-1 6-5-2 8-11-3 6-4-0
Montreal 12-16-5 29 109 116 8-6-2 4-10-3 1-5-2 4-11-3 8-5-2
Boston 11-15-5 27 87 111 5-11-4 6-4-1 4-6-1 6-9-3 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 17-10-5 39 93 60 11-4-3 6-6-2 4-3-2 9-7-4 8-3-1
St Louis 15-17-1 31 94 108 7-9-0 8-8-1 4-6-1 14-11-1 1-6-0
Chicago 14-16-3 31 83 84 6-9-0 8-7-3 6-3-1 10-11-2 4-5-1
Phoenix 13-15-4 30 82 98 6-8-4 7-7-0 3-4-1 7-9-1 6-6-3
Toronto 13-20-0 26 96 116 9-8-0 4-12-0 5-8-0 10-12-0 3-8-0
Pacific Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Colorado 19-9-4 42 113 72 11-3-3 8-6-1 8-3-2 14-6-2 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 12-16-4 28 87 103 6-7-2 6-9-2 2-5-1 6-9-1 6-7-3
Calgary 12-17-4 28 80 90 7-7-1 5-10-3 6-5-1 8-12-2 4-5-2
Anaheim 11-16-5 27 90 105 8-9-2 3-7-3 4-3-2 8-9-2 3-7-3
San Jose 11-16-4 26 78 103 5-9-2 6-7-2 3-5-0 9-10-0 2-6-4

Boston 6, Pittsburgh 4
Colorado 4, Detroit 3
NY Islanders 4, Los Angeles 3
Hartford 5, St Louis 3
Toronto 6, San Jose 3
Phoenix 4, Washington 3