NHL Division Standings after Dec 20 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Florida 19-7-7 45 101 73 10-2-4 9-5-3 6-4-3 11-7-4 8-0-3
Philadelphia 20-12-2 42 104 84 10-6-1 10-6-1 7-7-1 13-9-1 7-3-1
New Jersey 19-11-2 40 89 77 9-5-2 10-6-0 6-4-0 9-6-2 10-5-0
NY Rangers 16-14-5 37 121 95 9-7-2 7-7-3 1-8-4 8-9-5 8-5-0
Washington 14-17-2 30 88 91 7-7-1 7-10-1 9-5-0 12-9-1 2-8-1
NY Islanders 11-13-8 30 85 89 8-6-2 3-7-6 7-5-2 7-8-4 4-5-4
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
Buffalo 17-14-2 36 100 93 9-5-1 8-9-1 7-3-0 12-8-0 5-6-2
Hartford 15-11-6 36 98 101 10-6-1 5-5-5 6-2-3 10-6-5 5-5-1
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 20-10-3 43 96 76 9-6-2 11-4-1 6-3-1 12-7-2 8-3-1
Detroit 17-11-6 40 98 66 11-4-3 6-7-3 4-3-2 9-8-5 8-3-1
Phoenix 14-15-4 32 87 100 7-8-4 7-7-0 4-4-1 8-9-1 6-6-3
St Louis 15-18-1 31 94 112 7-10-0 8-8-1 4-6-1 14-11-1 1-7-0
Chicago 14-18-3 31 86 90 6-11-0 8-7-3 6-4-1 10-12-2 4-6-1
Toronto 13-21-0 26 98 121 9-8-0 4-13-0 5-9-0 10-13-0 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
Vancouver 16-15-1 33 100 98 8-7-0 8-8-1 4-4-0 10-7-1 6-8-0
Edmonton 14-17-4 32 112 108 7-7-2 7-10-2 5-7-1 8-13-3 6-4-1
Anaheim 12-16-5 29 97 105 9-9-2 3-7-3 5-3-2 9-9-2 3-7-3
Calgary 12-18-5 29 83 100 7-7-2 5-11-3 6-6-1 8-13-3 4-5-2
Los Angeles 12-18-4 28 89 113 6-7-2 6-11-2 2-5-1 6-9-1 6-9-3
San Jose 11-17-4 26 80 106 5-9-2 6-8-2 3-5-0 9-10-0 2-7-4

Anaheim 7, Calgary 0
Dallas 4, Hartford 1
Vancouver 3, Detroit 2
Florida 3, Chicago 1
Buffalo 6, Los Angeles 2
New Jersey 3, Edmonton 2
Washington 3, San Jose 2
Phoenix 5, Toronto 2