NHL Division Standings after Mar 31 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Philadelphia 43-22-11 97 258 199 21-11-5 22-11-6 13-12-3 27-17-6 16-5-5
New Jersey 41-21-13 95 215 171 21-9-9 20-12-4 12-10-5 26-14-10 15-7-3
Florida 33-26-18 84 207 187 19-12-8 14-14-10 12-10-8 21-19-12 12-7-6
NY Rangers 35-32-9 79 240 212 19-13-5 16-19-4 8-15-6 21-22-7 14-10-2
Washington 30-38-8 68 194 216 17-16-4 13-22-4 13-13-3 20-23-7 10-15-1
NY Islanders 28-36-11 67 219 222 18-16-4 10-20-7 14-12-4 21-23-7 7-13-4
Tampa Bay 29-38-8 66 202 232 14-18-7 15-20-1 12-12-3 17-27-5 12-11-3
Northeast Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Buffalo 38-26-11 87 221 190 23-9-6 15-17-5 16-6-2 28-15-6 10-11-5
Pittsburgh 36-33-7 79 264 257 23-11-4 13-22-3 11-8-5 21-23-6 15-10-1
Montreal 28-34-14 70 234 263 16-16-6 12-18-8 7-12-7 15-24-11 13-10-3
Hartford 29-36-10 68 202 232 21-14-3 8-22-7 12-8-3 22-20-7 7-16-3
Ottawa 26-34-15 67 208 221 13-17-8 13-17-7 9-11-4 20-21-9 6-13-6
Boston 24-43-9 57 217 280 12-19-7 12-24-2 7-17-1 17-28-5 7-15-4
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Dallas 46-23-6 98 234 177 23-11-3 23-12-3 15-7-3 31-15-4 15-8-2
Detroit 36-24-15 87 237 181 20-10-7 16-14-8 8-10-6 19-19-12 17-5-3
Phoenix 35-35-6 76 215 226 14-19-6 21-16-0 15-10-2 26-22-2 9-13-4
St Louis 33-34-9 75 221 229 16-19-3 17-15-6 8-12-4 24-23-5 9-11-4
Chicago 31-33-12 74 204 196 15-20-4 16-13-8 10-12-4 19-24-7 12-9-5
Toronto 28-41-7 63 216 257 16-19-3 12-22-4 8-13-3 21-26-4 7-15-3
Pacific Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Colorado 46-21-9 101 259 187 25-8-5 21-13-4 18-6-4 32-14-4 14-7-5
Edmonton 35-35-7 77 237 229 20-15-2 15-20-5 12-15-3 20-26-5 15-9-2
Anaheim 33-33-11 77 226 219 21-12-5 12-21-6 11-12-6 21-22-8 12-11-3
Calgary 32-36-8 72 203 215 21-15-2 11-21-6 15-13-2 22-24-4 10-12-4
Vancouver 32-40-5 69 238 258 18-17-3 14-23-2 12-15-1 22-25-4 10-15-1
Los Angeles 26-41-10 62 198 253 17-15-6 9-26-4 10-15-4 17-27-7 9-14-3
San Jose 25-43-7 57 188 248 13-21-3 12-22-4 12-14-0 21-28-0 4-15-7

Dallas 3, Edmonton 1
Pittsburgh 4, Florida 3