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2008-2009 Standings

Eastern
EasternDIV GP W L OT P GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Boston
NE573910886192124+6819-4-420-6-4-5-2-3Lost 4
2
 * - New Jersey
ATL573717377181139+4219-10-118-7-2-8-2-0Won 4
3
 * - Washington
SE573616577193160+3322-4-114-12-4-6-2-2Won 2
4
 Philadelphia
ATL553016969180156+2416-7-314-9-6-6-4-0Won 2
5
 Montréal
NE573021666172168+417-6-413-15-2-3-7-0Lost 1
6
 NY Rangers
ATL583022666145158-1317-9-313-13-3-2-6-2Lost 3
7
 Buffalo
NE572922664169156+1316-11-213-11-4-5-4-1Lost 1
8
 Florida
SE562820864160149+1115-7-513-13-3-7-3-0Lost 1
9
 Carolina
SE572824561147163-1614-12-114-12-4-6-4-0Won 1
10
 Pittsburgh
ATL582725660175174+115-12-212-13-4-4-4-2Lost 2
11
 Ottawa
NE552225852139150-1112-9-510-16-3-6-3-1Won 5
12
 Toronto
NE5621251052175201-2610-10-611-15-4-4-3-3Won 1
13
 Atlanta
SE582132547175204-299-17-212-15-3-4-6-0Won 2
14
 Tampa Bay
SE5619261149143169-2610-11-79-15-4-4-5-1Lost 1
15
 NY Islanders
ATL561733640137186-4911-12-46-21-2-5-4-1Won 1
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - San Jose
PAC54378983191131+6023-2-314-6-6-4-2-4Lost 3
2
 * - Detroit
CEN573712882215166+4920-4-317-8-5-6-3-1Lost 2
3
 * - Calgary
NW563318571180164+1620-7-313-11-2-5-4-1Won 2
4
 Chicago
CEN543115870183132+5115-4-516-11-3-6-4-0Won 1
5
 Edmonton
NW562923462161168-713-11-316-12-1-5-4-1Won 3
6
 Dallas
PAC562821763170170E16-7-412-14-3-7-3-0Won 1
7
 Columbus
CEN572823662158153+518-9-210-14-4-6-3-1Lost 1
8
 Anaheim
PAC582825561167164+315-12-313-13-2-5-5-0Lost 1
9
 Minnesota
NW552824359143128+1517-11-311-13-0-5-5-0Lost 2
10
 Vancouver
NW562721862171157+1414-11-413-10-4-5-2-3Won 1
11
 Nashville
CEN572727357140157-1716-11-111-16-2-6-4-0Lost 1
12
 Colorado
NW572630153157177-2016-14-010-16-1-3-7-0Won 1
13
 Phoenix
PAC582528555148176-2816-12-29-16-3-1-9-0Lost 3
14
 Los Angeles
PAC552422957148150-213-12-811-10-1-6-2-2Lost 3
15
 St. Louis
CEN562425755161167-615-11-49-14-3-5-2-3Won 2
Results For This date
Boston Bruins - 5 @ Carolina Hurricanes - 1
Buffalo Sabres - 4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs - 1
Chicago Blackhawks - 5 @ Tampa Bay Lightning - 3
New Jersey Devils - 0 @ Florida Panthers - 4
Ottawa Senators - 2 @ Colorado Avalanche - 3
Vancouver Canucks - 4 @ Calgary Flames - 3
Edmonton Oilers - 2 @ San Jose Sharks - 4
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'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie