1996-1997 Standings

 Pacific Division
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         Goals   Assists    PIM    DStat    GStat   Total   Rank    Last
         -----   -------    ---    -----    -----   -----   ----    ----
L.A (2) 230/ 18  357/ 16 1476/26 387.08/14 392.75/26 100       4       3       
CGY (3) 237/ 20  342/ 12 1454/23 393.26/16 194.90/12  83       7       7       
COL (4) 227/ 17  344/ 13 1255/14 418.33/20 232.15/16  80       9       8       
VAN (6) 207/ 13  373/ 19 1399/21 374.97/12 143.00/ 8  73      11      11       
S.J (7) 217/ 16  346/ 14 1335/19 404.55/18  71.45/ 1  68      14      14       
EDM ( ) 267/ 24  332/ 10 1188/10 332.88/ 6 165.40/10  60      18      18       
ANA ( ) 206/ 12  306/  6  895/ 3 352.93/ 8 111.95/ 3  32      23      24       
 
 Central Division
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         Goals   Assists    PIM    DStat    GStat   Total   Rank    Last
         -----   -------    ---    -----    -----   -----   ----    ----
CHI (1) 284/ 26  441/ 26 1459/25 367.63/10 287.10/20 107       2       2       
TOR (5) 247/ 22  414/ 22  965/ 4 405.62/19 118.60/ 6  73      11      12       
DAL (8) 165/  4  305/  5 1304/17 398.67/17 302.30/23  66      16      15       
PHX ( ) 204/  9  434/ 24 1154/ 8 363.86/ 9 208.65/13  63      17      17       
STL ( ) 155/  3  257/  3  821/ 1 288.72/ 3 142.25/ 7  17      25      25       
DET ( )  98/  1  246/  2  826/ 2 234.88/ 1 113.00/ 4  10      26      26       
 
 NorthEast Division
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         Goals   Assists    PIM    DStat    GStat   Total   Rank    Last
         -----   -------    ---    -----    -----   -----   ----    ----
BUF (1) 256/ 23  438/ 25 1439/22 452.63/24 270.25/19 113       1       1       
PIT (3) 215/ 15  427/ 23 1268/15 454.80/25 338.35/25 103       3       3       
MTL (7) 241/ 21  355/ 15  970/ 5 391.98/15 211.45/14  70      13      13       
BOS (8) 193/  6  358/ 17 1214/11 367.64/11 300.60/22  67      15      16       
OTT ( ) 193/  6  332/ 10 1067/ 6 294.34/ 4 332.55/24  50      20      20       
HFD ( ) 128/  2  210/  1 1456/24 250.85/ 2  88.40/ 2  31      24      23       
 
 Atlantic Division
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         Goals   Assists    PIM    DStat    GStat   Total   Rank    Last
         -----   -------    ---    -----    -----   -----   ----    ----
FLA (2) 269/ 25  393/ 21 1327/18 382.92/13 255.05/18  95       5       5       
N.J (4) 203/  8  383/ 20 1379/20 477.38/26 292.65/21  95       5       5       
PHI (5) 233/ 19  370/ 18 1285/16 440.02/23 114.75/ 5  81       8       8       
WSH (6) 205/ 11  339/ 11 1242/13 433.16/22 235.25/17  74      10      10       
NYR ( ) 196/  7  315/  7 1169/ 9 420.96/21 145.85/ 9  53      19      19       
NYI ( ) 205/ 11  291/  4 1227/12 338.96/ 7 214.50/15  49      21      21       
T.B ( ) 215/ 15  320/  8 1133/ 7 296.19/ 5 190.80/11  46      22      22       
 
 Playoff Matchups
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CHI - DAL
L.A - S.J
CGY - VAN
COL - TOR

BUF - BOS
FLA - MTL
PIT - WSH
N.J - PHI