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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
 Pittsburgh
ATL2719803810178+238-4-011-4-0-8-2-0Won 6
2
 Chicago
CEN262123458855+3311-1-110-1-2-8-2-0Lost 2
3
 Montréal
NE261754388664+228-3-29-2-2-6-1-3Won 3
4
 Boston
NE241743377352+218-2-19-2-2-7-2-1Lost 1
5
 Anaheim
PAC251933418960+2911-1-08-2-3-7-1-2Won 4
6
 Toronto
NE2715111318174+76-5-19-6-0-5-4-1Lost 1
7
 Winnipeg
SE2613112287074-45-6-08-5-2-6-3-1Won 1
8
 Carolina
SE251591318069+117-5-08-4-1-7-3-0Won 2
9
 St. Louis
CEN2614102308378+56-5-18-5-1-5-4-1Won 1
10
 Dallas
PAC2512112266871-35-5-17-6-1-4-5-1Lost 2
11
 Vancouver
NW251276307063+76-3-36-4-3-4-4-2Won 1
12
 Edmonton
NW2610115256474-104-4-26-7-3-4-4-2Won 2
13
 NY Islanders
ATL2611123257988-95-8-26-4-1-5-3-2Lost 1
14
 Nashville
CEN261196285856+26-2-45-7-2-4-5-1Won 1
15
 Buffalo
NE2710143237482-85-6-15-8-2-4-4-2Won 1
16
 Los Angeles
PAC251492307464+109-2-15-7-1-7-3-0Lost 1
17
 New Jersey
ATL261295296572-78-3-24-6-3-3-6-1Won 1
18
 Tampa Bay
SE2611141238980+96-6-15-8-0-3-7-0Won 1
19
 Ottawa
NE261385316251+119-1-34-7-2-5-2-3OT 1
20
 San Jose
PAC251186286258+47-1-44-7-2-3-4-3Lost 1
21
 NY Rangers
ATL2513102286659+79-5-14-5-1-5-4-1Lost 1
22
 Minnesota
NW2513102286060E9-3-14-7-1-6-4-0Lost 1
23
 Philadelphia
ATL2712141257681-58-4-14-10-0-5-5-0Won 1
24
 Phoenix
PAC2613103297872+610-5-13-5-2-5-4-1Won 2
25
 Detroit
CEN261295296864+49-4-33-5-2-5-3-2OT 1
26
 Calgary
NW249114226479-156-5-23-6-2-4-5-1Lost 3
27
 Columbus
CEN2710125256472-87-4-43-8-1-5-2-3OT 1
28
 Washington
SE2510141217276-47-7-03-7-1-5-5-0Lost 3
29
 Florida
SE2771462068100-324-7-53-7-1-2-6-2Lost 2
30
 Colorado
NW2510114246372-98-3-12-8-3-3-4-3Lost 1
Results For This date
Ottawa Senators - 3 @ Montréal Canadiens - 4
Philadelphia Flyers - 2 @ New Jersey Devils - 5
Detroit Red Wings - 2 @ Calgary Flames - 5
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

You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.

— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense