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2011-2012 Standings

League Standings
DIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Detroit
CEN473115163148110+3818-2-113-13-0-8-2-0Won 5
2
 Pittsburgh
ATL462517454136119+1712-7-213-10-2-4-6-0Won 4
3
 St. Louis
CEN46281266211699+1720-3-38-9-3-7-1-2Won 3
4
 Anaheim
PAC451622739118143-2511-12-15-10-6-6-3-1Won 3
5
 Chicago
CEN472813662152139+1318-5-410-8-2-5-3-2Won 2
6
 Ottawa
NE492716660148153-514-9-113-7-5-8-1-1Won 2
7
 NY Islanders
ATL451821642107137-3010-11-38-10-3-6-4-0Won 2
8
 Boston
NE44301316115691+6516-7-114-6-0-6-4-0Won 1
9
 Nashville
CEN472716458125127-214-7-313-9-1-8-2-0Won 1
10
 Washington
SE452518252127129-217-6-18-12-1-7-3-0Won 1
11
 Colorado
NW482521252117139-2214-11-011-10-2-6-3-1Won 1
12
 Toronto
NE462318551140144-413-7-410-11-1-5-4-1Won 1
13
 Calgary
NW482220650112140-2813-6-29-14-4-4-4-2Won 1
14
 Winnipeg
SE472220549119136-1715-8-17-12-4-4-6-0Won 1
15
 Tampa Bay
SE451823440124159-3512-7-16-16-3-3-6-1Won 1
16
 Florida
SE4521141052113133-2011-5-610-9-4-3-4-3OT 2
17
 Vancouver
NW472815460149120+2912-6-316-9-1-5-3-2OT 1
18
 Los Angeles
PAC4823151056102110-813-10-410-5-6-5-1-4OT 1
19
 Dallas
PAC452419250119131-1213-8-211-11-0-4-5-1OT 1
20
 Phoenix
PAC482119850122133-119-8-412-11-4-3-3-4OT 1
21
 Carolina
SE481624840124158-3411-11-35-13-5-4-4-2OT 1
22
 NY Rangers
ATL45291246212496+2814-5-215-7-2-7-3-0Lost 1
23
 Philadelphia
ATL452714458150138+1211-7-216-7-2-6-4-0Lost 1
24
 San Jose
PAC442613557120107+1315-8-211-5-3-7-2-1Lost 1
25
 New Jersey
ATL462618254119133-1412-8-114-10-1-6-3-1Lost 1
26
 Montréal
NE461721842115132-178-9-79-12-1-4-5-1Lost 1
27
 Columbus
CEN461328531107153-468-13-35-15-2-4-6-0Lost 1
28
 Minnesota
NW472218751102126-2412-6-310-12-4-2-6-2Lost 2
29
 Edmonton
NW461725438115136-2111-7-36-18-1-2-7-1Lost 2
30
 Buffalo
NE471923543113149-3611-9-58-14-0-2-6-2Lost 4
Results For This date
Montréal Canadiens - 4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins - 5
Washington Capitals - 0 @ Carolina Hurricanes - 3
Florida Panthers - 1 @ Chicago Blackhawks - 3
Tampa Bay Lightning - 2 @ Dallas Stars - 1
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 a great feeling. I can't be more excited to be a part of a team that I absolutely love.

— Center Derek Stepan after agreeing to terms on a six-year contract with the New York Rangers