NHL Division Standings after Dec 22 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Philadelphia 21-12-3 45 110 86 11-6-1 10-6-2 7-7-1 13-9-1 8-3-2
Florida 19-8-7 45 104 80 10-2-4 9-6-3 6-5-3 11-8-4 8-0-3
NY Rangers 18-14-5 41 131 100 10-7-2 8-7-3 2-8-4 10-9-5 8-5-0
New Jersey 19-11-2 40 89 77 9-5-2 10-6-0 6-4-0 9-6-2 10-5-0
Washington 14-18-2 30 91 95 7-7-1 7-11-1 9-5-0 12-10-1 2-8-1
NY Islanders 11-14-8 30 87 92 8-7-2 3-7-6 7-5-2 7-8-4 4-6-4
Tampa Bay 11-18-3 25 91 103 3-8-3 8-10-0 4-7-0 7-14-1 4-4-2
Northeast Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Buffalo 18-14-2 38 103 95 9-5-1 9-9-1 8-3-0 13-8-0 5-6-2
Hartford 16-11-6 38 104 106 11-6-1 5-5-5 6-2-3 11-6-5 5-5-1
Pittsburgh 16-15-3 35 119 112 9-3-2 7-12-1 6-5-2 8-11-3 8-4-0
Boston 13-15-5 31 94 114 7-11-4 6-4-1 4-6-1 8-9-3 5-6-2
Montreal 12-17-5 29 111 119 8-7-2 4-10-3 1-5-2 4-12-3 8-5-2
Ottawa 9-15-7 25 81 97 5-8-4 4-7-3 2-6-2 6-9-4 3-6-3
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Dallas 21-10-3 45 99 78 9-6-2 12-4-1 6-3-1 12-7-2 9-3-1
Detroit 18-11-6 42 104 68 11-4-3 7-7-3 4-3-2 10-8-5 8-3-1
St Louis 16-19-1 33 101 120 8-10-0 8-9-1 4-6-1 15-11-1 1-8-0
Phoenix 14-16-4 32 89 107 7-9-4 7-7-0 4-4-1 8-10-1 6-6-3
Chicago 14-18-4 32 88 92 6-11-1 8-7-3 6-4-1 10-12-2 4-6-2
Toronto 14-21-0 28 104 123 9-8-0 5-13-0 5-9-0 11-13-0 3-8-0
Pacific Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Colorado 19-10-5 43 119 82 11-4-3 8-6-2 8-3-3 14-7-3 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 14-18-4 32 114 114 7-8-2 7-10-2 5-7-1 8-14-3 6-4-1
Calgary 13-18-5 31 90 102 7-7-2 6-11-3 6-6-1 9-13-3 4-5-2
Anaheim 12-16-5 29 97 105 9-9-2 3-7-3 5-3-2 9-9-2 3-7-3
Los Angeles 12-19-4 28 93 120 6-7-2 6-12-2 2-5-1 6-10-1 6-9-3
San Jose 11-18-4 26 81 109 5-9-2 6-9-2 3-5-0 9-10-0 2-8-4

Calgary 7, Phoenix 2
Detroit 6, Edmonton 2
NY Rangers 7, Florida 3
St Louis 7, Los Angeles 4
Chicago 2, Philadelphia 2 (OT tie)