NHL Division Standings after Dec 28 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Florida 20-8-9 49 112 87 10-2-4 10-6-5 7-5-5 12-8-6 8-0-3
Philadelphia 22-12-3 47 116 90 11-6-1 11-6-2 7-7-1 13-9-1 9-3-2
New Jersey 20-12-3 43 95 84 10-5-3 10-7-0 6-5-0 9-7-3 11-5-0
NY Rangers 19-15-5 43 136 107 11-7-2 8-8-3 2-8-4 10-10-5 9-5-0
Washington 15-19-3 33 99 102 7-7-2 8-12-1 10-5-1 13-10-2 2-9-1
NY Islanders 12-16-8 32 95 104 9-9-2 3-7-6 8-6-2 8-9-4 4-7-4
Tampa Bay 11-19-5 27 99 113 3-9-5 8-10-0 4-8-1 7-15-3 4-4-2
Northeast Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Buffalo 19-15-3 41 108 98 10-5-1 9-10-2 9-4-0 14-9-1 5-6-2
Pittsburgh 18-15-4 40 130 120 10-3-3 8-12-1 7-5-3 9-11-4 9-4-0
Hartford 17-12-6 40 108 113 12-6-1 5-6-5 7-3-3 12-7-5 5-5-1
Boston 13-16-6 32 101 123 7-11-5 6-5-1 4-6-1 8-9-3 5-7-3
Montreal 12-18-7 31 118 132 8-8-2 4-10-5 1-6-3 4-13-5 8-5-2
Ottawa 11-16-7 29 94 102 6-8-4 5-8-3 3-7-2 8-10-4 3-6-3
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Dallas 22-11-3 47 106 84 10-7-2 12-4-1 6-3-1 12-8-2 10-3-1
Detroit 20-11-6 46 116 73 12-4-3 8-7-3 4-3-2 10-8-5 10-3-1
Phoenix 16-17-4 36 100 117 8-9-4 8-8-0 4-4-1 10-11-1 6-6-3
St Louis 16-20-2 34 107 127 8-11-0 8-9-2 4-7-2 15-12-2 1-8-0
Chicago 14-19-6 34 99 104 6-11-2 8-8-4 6-5-2 10-13-3 4-6-3
Toronto 16-22-0 32 117 135 10-9-0 6-13-0 7-9-0 13-13-0 3-9-0
Pacific Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Colorado 21-10-5 47 128 87 12-4-3 9-6-2 10-3-3 16-7-3 5-3-2
Edmonton 16-19-4 36 130 123 8-9-2 8-10-2 7-7-1 10-14-3 6-5-1
Vancouver 16-18-1 33 105 118 8-8-0 8-10-1 4-6-0 10-10-1 6-8-0
Calgary 13-19-5 31 93 106 7-7-2 6-12-3 6-7-1 9-14-3 4-5-2
San Jose 13-19-4 30 92 116 6-9-2 7-10-2 4-6-0 11-11-0 2-8-4
Los Angeles 13-20-4 30 100 127 7-8-2 6-12-2 2-6-1 7-11-1 6-9-3
Anaheim 12-19-5 29 103 115 9-10-2 3-9-3 5-3-2 9-10-2 3-9-3

New Jersey 5, Anaheim 3
Pittsburgh 2, Buffalo 0
Toronto 5, Chicago 4
Colorado 5, Los Angeles 2
Detroit 7, NY Islanders 1
Washington 1, Florida 1 (OT tie)
Tampa Bay 4, Montreal 4 (OT tie)
Hartford 3, Ottawa 2
Edmonton 5, San Jose 3