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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
181260246245+174-4-08-2-0-7-3-0Won 1
2
 New Jersey
171034244738+96-1-24-2-2-7-2-1Won 1
3
 NY Rangers
16862184439+56-3-12-3-1-5-3-2OT 1
4
 Philadelphia
198101175458-44-2-14-8-0-5-4-1Lost 1
5
 NY Islanders
17791155360-72-6-05-3-1-3-7-0Won 1
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Montréal
171142245138+137-3-14-1-1-6-2-2OT 1
2
 Ottawa
181062224533+127-1-23-5-0-5-4-1Won 3
3
 Boston
141022224332+114-1-16-1-1-7-2-1Won 2
4
 Toronto
181170225141+104-4-07-3-0-7-3-0Won 1
5
 Buffalo
186111135459-53-5-13-6-0-3-7-0Lost 3
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Tampa Bay
16871176250+126-3-12-4-0-3-6-1Lost 1
2
 Carolina
15861174544+13-3-05-3-1-6-3-1Lost 2
3
 Winnipeg
16781154349-63-5-04-3-1-4-6-0Won 2
4
 Washington
165101114654-83-5-02-5-1-4-6-0Lost 2
5
 Florida
17584144361-182-3-33-5-1-3-3-4Lost 1
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Chicago
171403316132+296-0-18-0-2-8-0-2Won 4
2
 St. Louis
17962205650+63-4-16-2-1-3-5-2OT 1
3
 Nashville
18855213935+44-2-34-3-2-5-3-2Lost 1
4
 Detroit
17773174651-55-4-12-3-2-3-5-2Lost 1
5
 Columbus
175102124352-93-4-22-6-0-3-6-1Won 1
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Vancouver
171034245236+165-2-25-1-2-7-1-2Won 2
2
 Minnesota
16862183838E6-2-12-4-1-5-4-1Won 2
3
 Colorado
15771153943-45-2-12-5-0-5-4-1Won 2
4
 Edmonton
16673153843-53-4-23-3-1-2-5-3Lost 2
5
 Calgary
15573134051-112-5-23-2-1-4-4-2Lost 2
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Anaheim
151221255538+175-1-07-1-1-9-1-0Won 5
2
 San Jose
16853194634+125-1-23-4-1-2-5-3Lost 1
3
 Phoenix
16862184740+76-3-12-3-1-6-2-2Won 2
4
 Los Angeles
15762163737E2-1-15-5-1-5-4-1Won 2
5
 Dallas
17881174547-23-3-15-5-0-6-4-0Lost 2
Results For This date
New Jersey Devils - 1 @ Washington Capitals - 5
Winnipeg Jets - 3 @ Philadelphia Flyers - 5
Phoenix Coyotes - 2 @ Edmonton Oilers - 3
Colorado Avalanche - 1 @ Los Angeles Kings - 4
New York Islanders - 4 @ Buffalo Sabres - 0
New York Rangers - 0 @ Montréal Canadiens - 3
Toronto Maple Leafs - 2 @ Ottawa Senators - 3
Tampa Bay Lightning - 5 @ Carolina Hurricanes - 2
Nashville Predators - 0 @ Detroit Red Wings - 4
Columbus Blue Jackets - 1 @ St. Louis Blues - 2
San Jose Sharks - 1 @ Dallas Stars - 3
Minnesota Wild - 1 @ Calgary Flames - 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