NHL Division Standings after Dec 19 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Florida 18-7-7 43 98 72 10-2-4 8-5-3 6-4-3 11-7-4 7-0-3
Philadelphia 20-12-2 42 104 84 10-6-1 10-6-1 7-7-1 13-9-1 7-3-1
New Jersey 18-11-2 38 86 75 9-5-2 9-6-0 6-4-0 9-6-2 9-5-0
NY Rangers 16-14-5 37 121 95 9-7-2 7-7-3 1-8-4 8-9-5 8-5-0
NY Islanders 11-13-8 30 85 89 8-6-2 3-7-6 7-5-2 7-8-4 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 11-17-3 25 86 97 3-8-3 8-9-0 4-7-0 7-13-1 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 16-14-2 34 94 91 8-5-1 8-9-1 7-3-0 12-8-0 4-6-2
Pittsburgh 15-15-3 33 116 111 8-3-2 7-12-1 6-5-2 8-11-3 7-4-0
Boston 12-15-5 29 90 111 6-11-4 6-4-1 4-6-1 7-9-3 5-6-2
Montreal 12-16-5 29 109 116 8-6-2 4-10-3 1-5-2 4-11-3 8-5-2
Ottawa 9-14-7 25 79 94 5-7-4 4-7-3 2-5-2 6-8-4 3-6-3
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Dallas 19-10-3 41 92 75 9-6-2 10-4-1 6-3-1 12-7-2 7-3-1
Detroit 17-10-6 40 96 63 11-4-3 6-6-3 4-3-2 9-7-5 8-3-1
St Louis 15-18-1 31 94 112 7-10-0 8-8-1 4-6-1 14-11-1 1-7-0
Chicago 14-17-3 31 85 87 6-10-0 8-7-3 6-4-1 10-12-2 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 19-9-5 43 117 76 11-3-3 8-6-2 8-3-3 14-6-3 5-3-2
Edmonton 14-16-4 32 110 105 7-6-2 7-10-2 5-7-1 8-13-3 6-3-1
Vancouver 15-15-1 31 97 96 7-7-0 8-8-1 4-4-0 9-7-1 6-8-0
Calgary 12-17-5 29 83 93 7-7-2 5-10-3 6-5-1 8-12-3 4-5-2
Los Angeles 12-17-4 28 87 107 6-7-2 6-10-2 2-5-1 6-9-1 6-8-3
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

Ottawa 5, Florida 2
Philadelphia 5, NY Islanders 0
Pittsburgh 4, St Louis 0
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 0