League Information and Facts
1996-1997 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
1. Colorado Avalanche 82 49 9 24 - - 277 205 72 107 Conference Final loss
2. Dallas Stars 82 48 8 26 - - 252 198 54 104 Conference QF loss
3. New Jersey Devils 82 45 14 23 - - 231 182 49 104 Conference SF loss
4. Philadelphia Flyers 82 45 13 24 - - 274 217 57 103 Final loss
5. Detroit Red Wings 82 38 18 26 - - 253 197 56 94 Champion
6. Buffalo Sabres 82 40 12 30 - - 237 208 29 92 Conference SF loss
7. Florida Panthers 82 35 19 28 - - 221 201 20 89 Conference QF loss
8. New York Rangers 82 38 10 34 - - 258 231 27 86 Conference Final loss
9. Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 36 13 33 - - 245 233 12 85 Conference SF loss
10. Pittsburgh Penguins 82 38 8 36 - - 285 280 5 84 Conference QF loss
11. Phoenix Coyotes 82 38 7 37 - - 240 243 -3 83 Conference QF loss
12. St. Louis Blues 82 36 11 35 - - 236 239 -3 83 Conference QF loss
13. Edmonton Oilers 82 36 9 37 - - 252 247 5 81 Conference SF loss
14. Chicago Blackhawks 82 34 13 35 - - 223 210 13 81 Conference QF loss
15. Vancouver Canucks 82 35 7 40 - - 257 273 -16 77 Did not make playoffs
16. Ottawa Senators 82 31 15 36 - - 226 234 -8 77 Conference QF loss
17. Montréal Canadiens 82 31 15 36 - - 249 276 -27 77 Conference QF loss
18. Washington Capitals 82 33 9 40 - - 214 231 -17 75 Did not make playoffs
19. Hartford Whalers 82 32 11 39 - - 226 256 -30 75 Did not make playoffs
20. Tampa Bay Lightning 82 32 10 40 - - 217 247 -30 74 Did not make playoffs
21. Calgary Flames 82 32 9 41 - - 214 239 -25 73 Did not make playoffs
22. New York Islanders 82 29 12 41 - - 240 250 -10 70 Did not make playoffs
23. Toronto Maple Leafs 82 30 8 44 - - 230 273 -43 68 Did not make playoffs
24. Los Angeles Kings 82 28 11 43 - - 214 268 -54 67 Did not make playoffs
25. San Jose Sharks 82 27 8 47 - - 211 278 -67 62 Did not make playoffs
26. Boston Bruins 82 26 9 47 - - 234 300 -66 61 Did not make playoffs

Seasons

1910 - 1920: 17/18, 18/19, 19/20
1920 - 1930: 20/21, 21/22, 22/23, 23/24, 24/25, 25/26, 26/27, 27/28, 28/29, 29/30
1930 - 1940: 30/31, 31/32, 32/33, 33/34, 34/35, 35/36, 36/37, 37/38, 38/39, 39/40
1940 - 1950: 40/41, 41/42, 42/43, 43/44, 44/45, 45/46, 46/47, 47/48, 48/49, 49/50
1950 - 1960: 50/51, 51/52, 52/53, 53/54, 54/55, 55/56, 56/57, 57/58, 58/59, 59/60
1960 - 1970: 60/61, 61/62, 62/63, 63/64, 64/65, 65/66, 66/67, 67/68, 68/69, 69/70
1970 - 1980: 70/71, 71/72, 72/73, 73/74, 74/75, 75/76, 76/77, 77/78, 78/79, 79/80
1980 - 1990: 80/81, 81/82, 82/83, 83/84, 84/85, 85/86, 86/87, 87/88, 88/89, 89/90
1990 - 2000: 90/91, 91/92, 92/93, 93/94, 94/95, 95/96, 96/97, 97/98, 98/99, 99/00
2000 - 2010: 00/01, 01/02, 02/03, 03/04, 05/06, 06/07, 07/08, 08/09, 09/10
2010 - 2020: 10/11, 11/12, 12/13, 13/14, 14/15, 15/16, 16/17, 17/18, 18/19