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2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
EasternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Boston
NE540192011+93-0-01-0-1-4-0-1Won 2
2
 * - Tampa Bay
SE541082513+123-0-01-1-0-4-1-0Won 3
3
 * - New Jersey
ATL43017137+62-0-01-0-1-3-0-1OT 1
4
 Winnipeg
SE531171713+42-1-01-0-1-3-1-1Won 3
5
 Montréal
NE43106167+92-1-01-0-0-3-1-0Won 3
6
 NY Rangers
ATL523041816+22-1-00-2-0-2-3-0Won 1
7
 Ottawa
NE53117209+111-0-12-1-0-3-1-1OT 1
8
 NY Islanders
ATL522152218+41-1-01-1-1-2-2-1OT 1
9
 Carolina
SE523041518-31-2-01-1-0-2-3-0Lost 1
10
 Buffalo
NE523042015+51-1-01-2-0-2-3-0Lost 3
11
 Philadelphia
ATL624041418-41-1-01-3-0-2-4-0Lost 1
12
 Washington
SE513131419-51-2-00-1-1-1-3-1Won 1
13
 Florida
SE514021119-81-2-00-2-0-1-4-0Lost 4
14
 Pittsburgh
ATL532061714+30-1-03-1-0-3-2-0Won 1
15
 Toronto
NE523041417-30-2-02-1-0-2-3-0Lost 2
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - San Jose
PAC550010318+233-0-02-0-0-5-0-0Won 5
2
 St. Louis
CEN6510102813+153-0-02-1-0-5-1-0Won 3
3
 * - Chicago
CEN6600122813+152-0-04-0-0-6-0-0Won 6
4
 * - Edmonton
NW532061614+22-1-01-1-0-3-2-0Won 1
5
 Minnesota
NW522151715+22-1-00-1-1-2-2-1OT 1
6
 Colorado
NW523041213-12-0-00-3-0-2-3-0Lost 2
7
 Phoenix
PAC624042520+52-2-00-2-0-2-4-0Won 1
8
 Vancouver
NW622262017+31-1-11-1-1-2-2-2OT 1
9
 Dallas
PAC623151414E1-1-11-2-0-2-3-1Lost 2
10
 Columbus
CEN623151518-31-1-11-2-0-2-3-1Won 1
11
 Anaheim
PAC431062014+61-1-02-0-0-3-1-0Won 1
12
 Los Angeles
PAC522151214-21-1-01-1-1-2-2-1Won 2
13
 Detroit
CEN522151216-41-1-01-1-1-2-2-1OT 1
14
 Calgary
NW412131114-31-2-00-0-1-1-2-1Won 1
15
 Nashville
CEN612351215-30-0-21-2-1-1-2-3Lost 1
Results For This date
New Jersey Devils - 1 @ Boston Bruins - 2
Toronto Maple Leafs - 4 @ Buffalo Sabres - 3
Philadelphia Flyers - 1 @ New York Rangers - 2
Winnipeg Jets - 3 @ Montréal Canadiens - 4
Washington Capitals - 2 @ Ottawa Senators - 3
New York Islanders - 4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins - 1
Florida Panthers - 2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning - 5
Dallas Stars - 1 @ Detroit Red Wings - 4
Columbus Blue Jackets - 2 @ Minnesota Wild - 3
Anaheim Ducks - 2 @ San Jose Sharks - 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

It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players