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Stanley Cup Final

2011-2012 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 New Jersey
523019363140150-1015-9-215-10-1-7-2-1Won 4
2
 NY Rangers
503312571138103+3516-5-217-7-3-6-3-1Won 2
3
 NY Islanders
512122850122151-2911-11-510-11-3-6-2-2OT 1
4
 Pittsburgh
533019464154139+1515-7-215-12-2-8-2-0Lost 1
5
 Philadelphia
523016666172159+1312-8-418-8-2-4-4-2Lost 2
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Toronto
522719660158154+415-8-412-11-2-5-4-1Won 2
2
 Boston
513316268175113+6217-9-216-7-0-5-4-1Won 1
3
 Buffalo
522224650122158-3611-9-611-15-0-4-5-1Won 1
4
 Montréal
532024949136150-1410-11-710-13-2-4-4-2Won 1
5
 Ottawa
552721761156173-1714-10-213-11-5-3-6-1Lost 1
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Carolina
542025949137167-3014-12-36-13-6-6-2-2Won 2
2
 Tampa Bay
512323551145173-2815-7-28-16-3-6-3-1Won 1
3
 Florida
5124161159128150-2213-5-711-11-4-4-3-3Lost 1
4
 Washington
522721458144151-718-7-19-14-3-4-4-2Lost 1
5
 Winnipeg
542424654127151-2415-8-29-16-4-4-5-1Lost 2
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Nashville
533217468146140+617-7-315-10-1-8-2-0Won 1
2
 Columbus
521432634117174-578-13-36-19-3-3-6-1Won 1
3
 Detroit
533516272165128+3720-2-115-14-1-8-1-1OT 1
4
 St. Louis
513014767125109+1622-3-48-11-3-6-2-2Lost 1
5
 Chicago
532917765165162+319-6-410-11-3-4-4-2Lost 2
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Edmonton
522126547135155-2015-8-36-18-2-5-4-1Won 3
2
 Vancouver
523215569163132+3115-6-417-9-1-6-2-2Won 1
3
 Calgary
522422654122147-2514-8-210-14-4-6-3-1Won 1
4
 Minnesota
522519858116136-2013-7-312-12-5-4-4-2OT 1
5
 Colorado
542625355128152-2414-13-112-12-2-3-5-2OT 1
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Dallas
512722256132146-1415-9-212-13-0-4-5-1Won 1
2
 Phoenix
522321854134146-1211-10-412-11-4-3-4-3Won 1
3
 Anaheim
511924846131157-2613-13-26-11-6-6-2-2OT 1
4
 San Jose
502915664139119+2017-8-212-7-4-5-4-1Lost 1
5
 Los Angeles
5325181060111119-815-11-410-7-6-4-3-3Lost 2
Results For This date
Edmonton Oilers - 3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs - 6
Detroit Red Wings - 1 @ Phoenix Coyotes - 3
Calgary Flames - 2 @ Anaheim Ducks - 3
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

For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday