Western Conference

Central Division

St. Louis4322125103249195
 Head Coaches: Det—Scotty Bowman (8th season); St.L—Joel Quenneville (5th); Nash—Barry Trotz (3rd); Chi—Alpo Suhonen (1st; 29-35-7-4) was replaced on an interim basis by asst. Denis Savard (0-5-1-1) on Mar. 27; Clb—Dave King (1st).
 1999-00 Standings: 1. St. Louis (51-20-11-1, 114 points); 2. Detroit (48-24-10-2, 108 pts); 3. Chicago (33-39-10-2, 78 pts); 4. Nashville (28-47-7-7, 70 pts). Note: Columbus joined the NHL in 2000-01.

Northwest Division

 Head Coaches: Col— Bob Hartley (3rd season); Edm—Craig MacTavish (1st); Van—Marc Crawford (3rd); Calg—Don Hay (1st; 23-28-13-4) was replaced by asst. Greg Gilbert (4-8-2-0) on March 14; Min— Jacques Lemaire (1st).
 1999-00 Standings: 1. Colorado (42-29-11-1, 96 points); 2. Edmonton (32-34-16-8, 88 pts); 3. Vancouver (30-37-15-8, 83 pts); 4. Calgary (31-41-10-5, 77 pts). Note: Minnesota joined the NHL in 2000-01.

Pacific Division

San Jose402712395217192
Los Angeles382813392252228
 Head Coaches: Dal— Ken Hitchcock (6th season); SJ—Darryl Sutter (4th); LA—Andy Murray (2nd); Pho—Bob Francis (2nd); Ana—Craig Hartsburg (3rd; 11-15-4-3) was replaced on an interim basis by asst. Guy Charron (14-26-7-2) on Dec. 14.
 1999-00 Standings: 1. Dallas (43-29-10-6, 102 points); 2. Los Angeles (39-31-12-4, 94 pts); 3. Phoenix (39-35-8-4, 90 pts); 4. San Jose (35-37-10-7, 87 pts); 5. Anaheim (34-36-12-3, 83 pts).

Division champions (*) and playoff qualifiers (†) are noted. T denotes any game that was tied after regulation play and a five-minute overtime period. OL signifies any game that was tied after regulation play but lost in overtime. They are each worth one point in the standings. Number of seasons listed after each head coach refers to current tenure with club through 2000-01 season.

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