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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
 Philadelphia
ATL462814460158132+2611-7-217-7-2-6-4-0Won 1
2
 NY Rangers
ATL46301246413193+3814-5-216-7-2-7-3-0Won 1
3
 Vancouver
NW482915462161116+4513-6-316-9-1-5-3-2Won 1
4
 Ottawa
NE502717660155151+414-9-113-8-5-7-2-1Lost 1
5
 New Jersey
ATL472619254132133-112-9-114-10-1-5-4-1Lost 2
6
 Boston
NE45301326216791+7616-7-214-6-0-6-3-1OT 1
7
 Pittsburgh
ATL472617456149120+2913-7-213-10-2-5-5-0Won 5
8
 Phoenix
PAC492120850131127+49-9-412-11-4-2-4-4Lost 1
9
 Nashville
CEN482816460135124+1115-7-313-9-1-8-2-0Won 2
10
 Detroit
CEN483215165159109+5019-2-113-13-0-8-2-0Won 6
11
 Colorado
NW492621254129138-914-11-012-10-2-6-3-1Won 2
12
 Florida
SE4722151054123128-511-5-611-10-4-3-4-3Won 1
13
 Los Angeles
PAC4923161056109104+513-11-410-5-6-4-2-4Lost 1
14
 San Jose
PAC452614557132106+2615-8-211-6-3-6-3-1Lost 2
15
 Minnesota
NW482318753118119-113-6-310-12-4-3-6-1Won 1
16
 Calgary
NW492320652121133-1213-6-210-14-4-5-4-1Won 2
17
 Dallas
PAC472421250129134-513-9-211-12-0-3-6-1Lost 2
18
 Chicago
CEN492914664164138+2619-5-410-9-2-5-3-2Lost 1
19
 Montréal
NE481821945127125+28-9-710-12-2-4-4-2Won 1
20
 Toronto
NE472319551145142+313-8-410-11-1-5-5-0Lost 1
21
 St. Louis
CEN47291266412491+3321-3-38-9-3-8-1-1Won 4
22
 NY Islanders
ATL461921644116134-1811-11-38-10-3-6-4-0Won 3
23
 Tampa Bay
SE472023444133160-2712-7-18-16-3-3-6-1Won 3
24
 Winnipeg
SE482220650126135-915-8-27-12-4-3-6-1OT 1
25
 Washington
SE462519252131128+317-6-18-13-1-6-4-0Lost 1
26
 Buffalo
NE481924543122146-2411-9-58-15-0-2-7-1Lost 5
27
 Carolina
SE501724943129154-2512-11-35-13-6-4-3-3OT 1
28
 Anaheim
PAC461722741123137-1412-12-15-10-6-7-2-1Won 4
29
 Edmonton
NW471726438122135-1311-8-36-18-1-2-7-1Lost 3
30
 Columbus
CEN471328632113150-378-13-35-15-3-3-6-1OT 1
Results For This date
Washington Capitals - 3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins - 4
Boston Bruins - 6 @ Philadelphia Flyers - 5
Colorado Avalanche - 2 @ Anaheim Ducks - 3
Playoff Format (NEW for 2013-14)
As has been the case since 1979-80, 16 teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This season, however, 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 just wanted to do something to take my mind off the shot and let me relax a little bit. It seemed like the fans liked it. I'm glad I was able to score.

— Oilers forward Taylor Hall on lifting his arms to fire up the crowd before his penalty shot
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