NHL Division Standings after Dec 29 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Philadelphia 23-12-3 49 120 92 11-6-1 12-6-2 7-7-1 13-9-1 10-3-2
Florida 20-9-9 49 113 89 10-3-4 10-6-5 7-5-5 12-9-6 8-0-3
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 17-13-6 40 111 117 12-6-1 5-7-5 7-3-3 12-7-5 5-6-1
Montreal 13-18-7 33 120 133 8-8-2 5-10-5 1-6-3 5-13-5 8-5-2
Boston 13-17-6 32 103 127 7-11-5 6-6-1 4-6-1 8-9-3 5-8-3
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 22-12-3 47 108 87 10-7-2 12-5-1 6-3-1 12-9-2 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
St Louis 17-20-2 36 111 129 9-11-0 8-9-2 4-7-2 15-12-2 2-8-0
Phoenix 16-17-4 36 100 117 8-9-4 8-8-0 4-4-1 10-11-1 6-6-3
Chicago 15-19-6 36 103 107 7-11-2 8-8-4 6-5-2 10-13-3 5-6-3
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 22-10-5 49 131 89 13-4-3 9-6-2 10-3-3 17-7-3 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 13-20-5 31 95 110 7-8-2 6-12-3 6-7-1 9-14-3 4-6-2
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

St Louis 4, Boston 2
Colorado 3, Dallas 2
Chicago 4, Hartford 3
Montreal 2, Florida 1
Philadelphia 4, Calgary 2