NHL Conference Standings after Mar 23 in 1997-98 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*New Jersey 42-18-9 93 194 135 26-7-1 16-11-8 20-4-4 33-9-6 9-9-3
*Pittsburgh 36-19-15 87 196 161 19-8-7 17-11-8 13-5-6 24-13-9 12-6-6
Philadelphia 36-21-11 83 204 159 21-8-6 15-13-5 14-7-4 25-11-8 11-10-3
Washington 32-26-11 75 183 175 18-12-5 14-14-6 13-10-4 22-19-7 10-7-4
Boston 31-25-13 75 180 162 15-13-6 16-12-7 10-7-5 19-14-11 12-11-2
Montreal 32-28-9 73 198 175 14-15-7 18-13-2 8-12-2 17-22-4 15-6-5
Buffalo 28-25-15 71 173 159 15-11-8 13-14-7 9-7-5 21-17-9 7-8-6
Ottawa 27-30-12 66 163 174 17-14-5 10-16-7 5-11-5 17-20-8 10-10-4
Carolina 27-34-7 61 166 187 14-14-6 13-20-1 9-12-1 15-26-3 12-8-4
NY Rangers 22-31-17 61 176 197 13-14-9 9-17-8 6-14-7 13-23-10 9-8-7
NY Islanders 23-35-10 56 175 193 12-19-4 11-16-6 7-12-4 15-22-7 8-13-3
Florida 18-39-12 48 162 219 8-20-6 10-19-6 10-13-4 17-23-5 1-16-7
Tampa Bay 16-43-9 41 134 215 11-17-6 5-26-3 6-16-3 9-28-7 7-15-2
WESTERN CONFERENCE* - division leader
W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Dallas 42-16-11 95 210 137 20-6-7 22-10-4 10-8-4 28-11-7 14-5-4
Detroit 38-19-14 90 216 171 20-8-7 18-11-7 10-5-7 23-13-11 15-6-3
*Colorado 36-19-16 88 209 175 18-8-10 18-11-6 14-8-4 25-13-9 11-6-7
St Louis 36-26-8 80 205 168 21-9-5 15-17-3 12-8-1 24-17-4 12-9-4
Los Angeles 32-25-11 75 197 179 20-12-3 12-13-8 13-7-2 23-17-5 9-8-6
Chicago 28-30-12 68 174 170 12-14-7 16-16-5 6-12-5 15-23-11 13-7-1
Phoenix 27-31-12 66 189 197 15-14-6 12-17-6 9-8-4 21-20-6 6-11-6
Edmonton 27-34-10 64 179 199 14-15-5 13-19-5 9-15-1 20-23-4 7-11-6
San Jose 27-35-7 61 165 184 14-18-4 13-17-3 11-11-2 19-23-3 8-12-4
Toronto 24-36-9 57 158 198 13-17-5 11-19-4 8-14-1 19-21-7 5-15-2
Calgary 22-34-13 57 185 209 15-14-5 7-20-8 10-9-3 13-24-8 9-10-5
Anaheim 23-37-10 56 171 217 11-21-4 12-16-6 9-14-2 13-26-5 10-11-5
Vancouver 21-37-13 55 195 242 12-17-4 9-20-9 9-11-6 13-25-10 8-12-3

Carolina 5, Florida 3
Detroit 5, Chicago 5 (OT tie)