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2012-2013 Standings

League Standings
DIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Chicago
CEN151203275628+284-0-18-0-2-7-0-3Won 2
2
 Tampa Bay
SE14761155644+125-2-12-4-0-4-5-1Won 1
3
 Anaheim
PAC151221255538+175-1-07-1-1-9-1-0Won 5
4
 St. Louis
CEN15951195547+83-3-16-2-0-5-4-1Won 3
5
 Pittsburgh
ATL161150225438+163-3-08-2-0-8-2-0Won 3
6
 Buffalo
NE16691135254-23-4-13-5-0-4-6-0Lost 1
7
 NY Islanders
ATL15681134854-62-6-04-2-1-4-6-0Lost 1
8
 Phoenix
PAC16862184740+76-3-12-3-1-6-2-2Won 2
9
 Toronto
NE161060204636+103-4-07-2-0-7-3-0Won 2
10
 Philadelphia
ATL17791154648-24-1-13-8-0-5-4-1Won 1
11
 Montréal
NE151041214533+127-3-03-1-1-6-3-1Won 4
12
 Vancouver
NW14833194430+145-2-23-1-1-6-2-2OT 1
13
 New Jersey
ATL16934224436+86-1-23-2-2-6-3-1OT 1
14
 Washington
SE15591114451-73-4-02-5-1-4-6-0Lost 1
15
 San Jose
PAC14743174331+125-1-22-3-1-3-4-3Lost 1
16
 Carolina
SE14851174240+23-2-05-3-1-6-3-1Lost 1
17
 Dallas
PAC16871174243-13-2-15-5-0-6-4-0Lost 1
18
 NY Rangers
ATL14851174134+76-2-12-3-0-7-2-1Won 1
19
 Detroit
CEN15762164144-35-3-12-3-1-5-4-1Lost 2
20
 Ottawa
NE16862184030+105-1-23-5-0-4-5-1Won 1
21
 Columbus
CEN164102104050-103-4-21-6-0-2-7-1Lost 3
22
 Boston
NE13922203930+94-1-15-1-1-7-2-1Won 1
23
 Calgary
NW14563133948-92-4-23-2-1-4-4-2Lost 1
24
 Colorado
NW14671133843-54-2-12-5-0-4-5-1Won 1
25
 Winnipeg
SE14581113745-83-5-02-3-1-3-7-0Lost 3
26
 Florida
SE15474123756-192-3-32-4-1-3-3-4Lost 1
27
 Edmonton
NW14653153637-13-2-23-3-1-4-3-3Won 1
28
 Nashville
CEN16745193531+43-1-34-3-2-6-2-2Lost 1
29
 Minnesota
NW15762163537-26-2-11-4-1-5-4-1Won 1
30
 Los Angeles
PAC13562123135-42-1-13-5-1-5-4-1Lost 1
Results For This date
Winnipeg Jets - 2 @ Buffalo Sabres - 1
Montréal Canadiens - 3 @ New York Rangers - 1
New York Islanders - 1 @ Ottawa Senators - 3
Toronto Maple Leafs - 2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning - 4
San Jose Sharks - 2 @ St. Louis Blues - 1
Detroit Red Wings - 3 @ Nashville Predators - 4
Vancouver Canucks - 3 @ Chicago Blackhawks - 4
Los Angeles Kings - 3 @ Edmonton Oilers - 1
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

Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.

— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season