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2011-2012 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 New Jersey
412316248106120-1411-7-112-9-1-6-3-1Won 2
2
 Philadelphia
402412452137126+1110-6-214-6-2-4-5-1Lost 1
3
 Pittsburgh
402115446120107+1311-6-210-9-2-4-6-0Lost 4
4
 NY Rangers
3926945611584+3112-3-214-6-2-9-1-0Won 4
5
 NY Islanders
39141963488127-398-9-36-10-3-5-5-0Lost 2
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Ottawa
432215650131145-1414-8-18-7-5-7-1-2Won 1
2
 Toronto
412115547130134-411-5-410-10-1-5-3-2Won 3
3
 Buffalo
411818541105126-2110-9-58-9-0-2-6-2OT 1
4
 Montréal
411618739108121-137-7-69-11-1-3-7-0Won 2
5
 Boston
38261115313875+6314-7-112-4-0-8-2-0Lost 1
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Carolina
431422735112149-3710-10-34-12-4-4-4-2Lost 1
2
 Florida
412013848105122-1710-4-510-9-3-4-4-2Lost 1
3
 Winnipeg
412016545108121-1314-6-16-10-4-6-3-1Won 1
4
 Tampa Bay
401720337107137-3011-5-06-15-3-5-4-1Lost 3
5
 Washington
392116244115117-214-5-17-11-1-6-3-1Lost 1
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Chicago
422413553130127+314-5-410-8-1-4-5-1OT 1
2
 Detroit
41261415313397+3615-2-111-12-0-6-4-0Won 1
3
 St. Louis
41241255310794+1317-3-27-9-3-6-3-1Won 3
4
 Nashville
412215448108118-1012-7-310-8-1-6-4-0Won 1
5
 Columbus
41112552796138-426-11-35-14-2-2-7-1Lost 1
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Colorado
432319147107122-1513-10-010-9-1-8-2-0Lost 1
2
 Calgary
431919543102131-2911-5-28-14-3-5-4-1Won 1
3
 Vancouver
422613355137106+3112-5-214-8-1-7-2-1Won 2
4
 Minnesota
42211564892106-1411-6-310-9-3-1-7-2Lost 3
5
 Edmonton
411622335110123-1310-6-26-16-1-2-8-0Lost 3
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Los Angeles
4220157478598-1312-10-28-5-5-6-1-3Lost 1
2
 Phoenix
422017545106117-118-8-312-9-2-4-4-2Won 1
3
 Dallas
402316147110117-713-7-110-9-0-5-5-0Won 2
4
 Anaheim
40122263098136-389-12-13-10-5-3-6-1Won 2
5
 San Jose
38231145010793+1414-7-29-4-2-8-1-1Won 4
Results For This date
Vancouver Canucks - 1 @ Florida Panthers - 2
Washington Capitals - 2 @ Los Angeles Kings - 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

I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride. I would like to thank the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers organizations and owners for providing me the opportunity to play the sport I love for so many years. I could have never played for so long or accomplished all that I have without the unwavering love and support from my wife, Heather, our three sons, Ryan, Lucas, and Mason, and my parents.

— Martin St. Louis after announcing his retirement from the NHL on Thursday