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2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Pittsburgh
8530102319+41-2-04-1-0-5-3-0Won 2
2
 New Jersey
731391725-82-0-11-1-2-3-1-3Lost 1
3
 NY Islanders
742192726+11-1-03-1-1-4-2-1Won 2
4
 NY Rangers
844081926-73-2-01-2-0-4-4-0Won 1
5
 Philadelphia
936062128-72-1-01-5-0-3-6-0Won 1
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Ottawa
8521112417+73-0-12-2-0-5-2-1Lost 1
2
 Montréal
7520102418+64-1-01-1-0-5-2-0Won 1
3
 Boston
8611132222E4-1-02-0-1-6-1-1Won 1
4
 Toronto
844082128-71-3-03-1-0-4-4-0Lost 1
5
 Buffalo
834172433-91-1-12-3-0-3-4-1Lost 1
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Tampa Bay
8620123924+155-1-01-1-0-6-2-0Lost 1
2
 Carolina
734061824-62-2-01-2-0-3-4-0Lost 1
3
 Washington
825151827-92-2-00-3-1-2-5-1Won 1
4
 Florida
725041628-122-2-00-3-0-2-5-0Won 1
5
 Winnipeg
834172434-102-1-01-3-1-3-4-1Lost 3
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 St. Louis
8620123020+103-0-03-2-0-6-2-0Lost 1
2
 Chicago
9702162723+42-0-05-0-2-7-0-2Won 1
3
 Nashville
832391223-110-0-23-2-1-3-2-3Won 2
4
 Detroit
843192129-83-1-01-2-1-4-3-1Lost 1
5
 Columbus
935171731-142-2-11-3-0-3-5-1Won 1
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Colorado
844081922-33-0-01-4-0-4-4-0Won 2
2
 Edmonton
843191923-42-1-02-2-1-4-3-1Lost 1
3
 Vancouver
8422101924-53-1-11-1-1-4-2-2Won 2
4
 Minnesota
843191924-54-1-00-2-1-4-3-1Lost 1
5
 Calgary
613241625-91-3-10-0-1-1-3-2OT 1
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 San Jose
8701152817+115-0-12-0-0-7-0-1OT 1
2
 Anaheim
7511112624+23-1-02-0-1-5-1-1Won 2
3
 Dallas
935171624-82-1-11-4-0-3-5-1Lost 1
4
 Los Angeles
723261526-111-1-11-2-1-2-3-2Lost 1
5
 Phoenix
934282731-43-2-10-2-1-3-4-2Won 1
Results For This date
Pittsburgh Penguins - 6 @ Washington Capitals - 3
Ottawa Senators - 1 @ Montréal Canadiens - 2
Florida Panthers - 4 @ Buffalo Sabres - 3
New Jersey Devils - 3 @ New York Islanders - 0
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'm a hockey player and that's what I love to do. That is what I am here for. Everything else is just a side note.

— Oilers forward Connor McDavid on moving beyond the anticipation of his long-awaited arrival in the NHL
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