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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
 * - Tampa Bay
SE10640124327+165-1-01-3-0-6-4-0Lost 3
2
 * - Pittsburgh
ATL11830164126+152-2-06-1-0-7-3-0Won 5
3
 Buffalo
NE1146194141E2-2-12-4-0-3-6-1Won 1
4
 Ottawa
NE11632143521+144-0-22-3-0-5-3-2OT 1
5
 Montréal
NE10631133423+115-2-01-1-1-6-3-1OT 1
6
 NY Islanders
ATL1045193434E1-3-03-2-1-4-5-1Lost 3
7
 Winnipeg
SE1045193136-53-2-01-3-1-4-5-1Lost 1
8
 New Jersey
ATL10613152921+84-0-12-1-2-6-1-3Won 3
9
 * - Boston
NE9711152820+84-1-03-0-1-7-1-1Won 2
10
 NY Rangers
ATL10550102826+24-2-01-3-0-5-5-0Won 1
11
 Toronto
NE11650122831-31-4-05-1-0-5-5-0Won 2
12
 Washington
SE1128152841-132-4-00-4-1-2-7-1Lost 3
13
 Florida
SE1045192735-82-2-02-3-1-4-5-1Won 1
14
 Carolina
SE9540102626E2-2-03-2-0-5-4-0Won 2
15
 Philadelphia
ATL1146192629-33-1-11-5-0-4-5-1OT 1
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Chicago
CEN11902204423+212-0-07-0-2-8-0-2Won 3
2
 San Jose
PAC10721154020+205-1-12-1-0-7-2-1Lost 2
3
 * - Anaheim
PAC9711153722+154-1-03-0-1-7-1-1Won 4
4
 St. Louis
CEN10640123730+73-2-03-2-0-6-4-0Lost 3
5
 Phoenix
PAC11452103532+34-3-10-2-1-4-4-2Lost 1
6
 * - Vancouver
NW10622143121+103-1-13-1-1-6-2-2Won 4
7
 Detroit
CEN10541112929E3-2-02-2-1-5-4-1Won 1
8
 Columbus
CEN1136282735-82-3-21-3-0-2-6-2OT 1
9
 Edmonton
NW10433112526-12-1-22-2-1-4-3-3OT 2
10
 Minnesota
NW1045192528-34-2-00-3-1-4-5-1Lost 3
11
 Calgary
NW833282426-21-3-12-0-1-3-3-2Won 2
12
 Dallas
PAC11551112427-32-1-13-4-0-4-5-1Won 2
13
 Nashville
CEN10523132318+51-0-24-2-1-5-2-3Won 4
14
 Colorado
NW1046082326-33-2-01-4-0-4-6-0Lost 2
15
 Los Angeles
PAC934282127-61-1-12-3-1-3-4-2Lost 1
Results For This date
Anaheim Ducks - 1 @ Dallas Stars - 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

Great players need great players to play with. That's why we'll have a training camp and we'll find who the best two guys are suited to play with Stamkos.

— Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness on Steven Stamkos' potential linemates for the 2014-15 season