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Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

2013-2014 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Detroit
421814104617109122-136-10-712-4-3-3-5-2OT 1
2
 Montréal
4224144522110998+1112-7-212-7-2-5-4-1Won 1
3
 Tampa Bay
4024124521911499+1514-4-210-8-2-7-2-1Won 1
4
 Boston
4127122562612092+2817-4-210-8-0-6-4-0Won 1
5
 Toronto
42211654714118120-214-8-17-8-4-5-3-2Won 3
6
 Ottawa
43181874317122140-1811-10-47-8-3-5-4-1Won 3
7
 Florida
4115206361196131-358-9-47-11-2-6-3-1OT 1
8
 Buffalo
411126426672121-498-12-23-14-2-4-4-2Lost 2
Metropolitan GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Pittsburgh
4229121592613199+3217-3-012-9-1-8-2-0Lost 1
2
 NY Rangers
4120192421796111-158-10-212-9-0-5-4-1Won 2
3
 Philadelphia
41201744417106118-1211-7-09-10-4-7-2-1Lost 1
4
 New Jersey
4117168421797110-138-5-59-11-3-5-3-2Won 2
5
 Columbus
41181944016111118-79-9-29-10-2-5-4-1Won 1
6
 Carolina
41161694115100122-228-8-58-8-4-3-3-4Won 2
7
 Washington
41201564612125130-513-8-27-7-4-3-3-4OT 1
8
 NY Islanders
42142173510110143-336-8-78-13-0-5-3-2Won 3
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Chicago
4328786424160121+3915-2-513-5-3-6-1-3OT 1
2
 St. Louis
402875612414494+5016-3-212-4-3-7-1-2Won 4
3
 Colorado
40251145423116102+1414-5-211-6-2-4-2-4Won 2
4
 Dallas
40201374717119120-19-5-511-8-2-6-2-2Lost 1
5
 Winnipeg
43191954314117127-1010-8-49-11-1-5-5-0Lost 1
6
 Nashville
4118185411897128-3110-8-38-10-2-4-4-2OT 1
7
 Minnesota
43211754716101114-1315-5-26-12-3-3-7-0Won 1
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Anaheim
4229856327137108+2915-0-214-8-3-9-1-0Won 1
2
 Vancouver
42231275321113103+1011-6-412-6-3-6-2-2Lost 1
3
 Los Angeles
4225134541911092+1813-5-212-8-2-4-6-0Lost 5
4
 San Jose
4126965820136107+2915-1-311-8-3-7-3-0Won 1
5
 Phoenix
40201194916120125-511-4-39-7-6-3-3-4Lost 1
6
 Calgary
4014206341196127-317-10-37-10-3-3-5-2Lost 3
7
 Edmonton
43132553111110149-396-11-27-14-3-2-6-2Lost 1
Results For This date
Chicago Blackhawks - 5 @ New Jersey Devils - 3
New York Rangers - 2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins - 5
Tampa Bay Lightning - 2 @ Calgary Flames - 0
Edmonton Oilers - 2 @ Anaheim Ducks - 5
Playoff Format
16 teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The format is a set bracket that is largely division-based with wild cards.

The top three teams in each division will make up the first 12 teams in the playoffs. The remaining four spots will be filled by the next two highest-placed finishers in each conference, based on regular-season record and regardless of division. It is possible for one division in each conference to send five teams to the postseason while the other sends just three.

In the First Round, the division winner with the best record in each conference will be matched against the wild-card team with the lesser record; the wild card team with the better record will play the other division winner.

The teams finishing second and third in each division will meet in the First Round within the bracket headed by their respective division winners. First-round winners within each bracket play one another in the Second Round to determine the four participants in the Conference Finals.

Home-ice advantage through the first two rounds goes to the team that placed higher in the regular-season standings. In the Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Final, home-ice advantage goes to the team that had the better regular-season record -- regardless of the teams' final standing in their respective divisions.
Legend
X - Clinched Playoff spot
Y - Clinched Division
Z - Clinched Conference
P - Clinched Presidents' Trophy
GP - Games Played
W - Wins (worth two points)
L - Losses (worth zero points)
OT - OT/Shootout losses (worth one point)
PTS - Points
ROW - Total number of Regulation plus Overtime Wins (used in 2nd tiebreaker at right)
GF - Goals For
GA - Goals Against
DIFF - Goal Differential
HOME - Home record
AWAY - Away record
S/O - Record in games decided by Shootout
L10 - Record in last ten games
STREAK - Number of consecutive wins, regulation losses, or OT/SO losses.
Tie-Breaking procedure
If two or more clubs are tied in points during the regular season, the standing of the clubs is determined in the following order:

  • The fewer number of games played (i.e., superior points percentage).
  • The greater number of games won, excluding games won in the Shootout. This figure is reflected in the ROW column.
  • The greater number of points earned in games between the tied clubs. If two clubs are tied, and have not played an equal number of home games against each other, points earned in the first game played in the city that had the extra game shall not be included. If more than two clubs are tied, the higher percentage of available points earned in games among those clubs, and not including any "odd" games, shall be used to determine the standing.
  • The greater differential between goals for and against for the entire regular season. NOTE: In standings a victory in a shootout counts as one goal for, while a shootout loss counts as one goal against.
OTHER LEAGUES: STANDINGS
Quote of the Day

It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.

— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday