NHL Division Standings after Dec 31 in 1997-98 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Philadelphia 23-10-7 53 118 86 13-6-3 10-4-4 8-2-3 16-3-5 7-7-2
New Jersey 25-11-2 52 116 78 15-5-0 10-6-2 12-2-1 19-4-1 6-7-1
Washington 17-15-8 42 109 108 7-6-4 10-9-4 6-4-3 12-10-4 5-5-4
NY Rangers 12-18-12 36 104 114 7-9-6 5-9-6 4-8-4 8-13-6 4-5-6
NY Islanders 15-20-5 35 105 114 8-10-1 7-10-4 4-9-4 8-14-4 7-6-1
Florida 14-20-6 34 103 117 4-13-4 10-7-2 8-9-3 14-14-4 0-6-2
Tampa Bay 9-23-7 25 70 115 7-6-5 2-17-2 2-10-2 5-16-5 4-7-2
Northeast Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Pittsburgh 21-12-8 50 112 93 9-6-4 12-6-4 8-2-3 14-7-4 7-5-4
Montreal 21-15-6 48 118 100 10-7-5 11-8-1 6-6-2 9-13-3 12-2-3
Boston 17-16-7 41 101 103 6-8-3 11-8-4 5-3-2 9-9-5 8-7-2
Ottawa 18-18-4 40 99 93 10-10-1 8-8-3 4-8-2 12-12-3 6-6-1
Carolina 15-21-5 35 104 114 12-8-4 3-13-1 5-9-1 8-17-1 7-4-4
Buffalo 14-19-6 34 92 103 9-8-2 5-11-4 5-5-2 11-13-5 3-6-1
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Detroit 25-9-8 58 144 100 13-5-4 12-4-4 6-2-4 16-7-7 9-2-1
Dallas 25-9-7 57 128 85 12-4-4 13-5-3 5-5-1 17-7-4 8-2-3
St Louis 22-15-6 50 124 108 14-7-4 8-8-2 7-4-1 12-8-4 10-7-2
Phoenix 17-16-7 41 112 109 9-6-4 8-10-3 5-4-2 13-9-4 4-7-3
Chicago 14-18-7 35 89 90 6-10-4 8-8-3 2-7-2 8-13-7 6-5-0
Toronto 13-19-6 32 87 111 7-10-4 6-9-2 5-8-0 12-13-5 1-6-1
Pacific Division W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Colorado 21-8-12 54 124 97 11-2-7 10-6-5 9-2-2 14-4-7 7-4-5
Los Angeles 16-16-7 39 112 110 10-7-1 6-9-6 4-3-0 9-9-2 7-7-5
San Jose 14-20-5 33 94 108 5-10-3 9-10-2 4-6-1 8-13-2 6-7-3
Anaheim 13-20-7 33 93 121 6-11-3 7-9-4 6-5-1 8-13-4 5-7-3
Edmonton 11-20-9 31 92 119 5-9-4 6-11-5 3-7-1 9-13-4 2-7-5
Calgary 11-23-8 30 106 128 8-12-2 3-11-6 4-4-2 6-16-6 5-7-2
Vancouver 11-23-6 28 109 141 5-11-3 6-12-3 4-7-3 8-15-6 3-8-0

Pittsburgh 3, Carolina 2
Buffalo 3, Ottawa 0
Tampa Bay 2, NY Rangers 0
Toronto 2, Boston 2 (OT tie)
Detroit 5, St Louis 2
Dallas 2, Los Angeles 2 (OT tie)
Colorado 3, NY Islanders 1
Montreal 3, Calgary 2
Philadelphia 8, Vancouver 0