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2011-2012 Standings

Eastern
EasternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - NY Rangers
ATL694418795189145+4424-7-220-11-5-6-3-1Won 2
2
 * - Boston
NE694026383216168+4820-13-220-13-1-4-6-0Lost 3
3
 * - Florida
SE6933231379167185-1818-9-815-14-5-6-3-1Won 2
4
 Pittsburgh
ATL684221589210170+4024-8-218-13-3-9-1-0Won 9
5
 Philadelphia
ATL694022787220192+2818-10-522-12-2-7-3-0Won 1
6
 New Jersey
ATL704025585185179+619-12-321-13-2-5-4-1Lost 1
7
 Ottawa
NE7136251082213205+818-13-418-12-6-5-3-2OT 2
8
 Washington
SE703628678187194-723-10-313-18-3-7-2-1Won 4
9
 Buffalo
NE713329975171196-2518-11-815-18-1-6-2-2OT 1
10
 Winnipeg
SE703329874182193-1122-10-411-19-4-5-3-2Won 1
11
 Tampa Bay
SE693230771195231-3621-11-211-19-5-5-4-1Won 1
12
 Toronto
NE703032868199213-1416-13-614-19-2-1-8-1Lost 2
13
 Carolina
SE7026291567183205-2217-13-69-16-9-3-3-4Lost 2
14
 NY Islanders
ATL7028311167159207-4815-15-613-16-5-3-4-3OT 2
15
 Montréal
NE7128321167183190-713-15-815-17-3-4-5-1Won 1
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - St. Louis
CEN714518898182132+5029-4-416-14-4-8-1-1OT 1
2
 * - Vancouver
NW704220892212170+4220-10-422-10-4-4-4-2Lost 2
3
 * - Dallas
PAC713927583182184-220-12-319-15-2-8-1-1Lost 1
4
 Detroit
CEN714424391212169+4328-4-216-20-1-3-6-1Lost 3
5
 Nashville
CEN694121789196175+2123-8-518-13-2-7-2-1Won 3
6
 Chicago
CEN713825884208205+324-7-514-18-3-5-4-1Won 1
7
 Phoenix
PAC7135251181182174+818-12-617-13-5-4-4-2Won 1
8
 Colorado
NW723830480182192-1021-15-117-15-3-7-3-0Won 3
9
 San Jose
PAC6934251078183173+1019-11-315-14-7-2-5-3OT 1
10
 Calgary
NW7033251278173186-1319-10-514-15-7-5-2-3Won 4
11
 Los Angeles
PAC7033251278154147+718-13-415-12-8-6-4-0Won 2
12
 Anaheim
PAC7130301171174190-1619-14-211-16-9-4-5-1Won 1
13
 Minnesota
NW7029311068143186-4315-14-414-17-6-2-7-1Lost 2
14
 Edmonton
NW702736761181204-2317-15-410-21-3-3-6-1Won 1
15
 Columbus
CEN702241751158221-6313-19-39-22-4-4-6-0Lost 3
Results For This date
Colorado Avalanche - 0 @ New Jersey Devils - 1
Philadelphia Flyers - 3 @ New York Islanders - 2
Pittsburgh Penguins - 5 @ New York Rangers - 2
St. Louis Blues - 0 @ Carolina Hurricanes - 2
Toronto Maple Leafs - 3 @ Tampa Bay Lightning - 1
Boston Bruins - 2 @ Florida Panthers - 6
Phoenix Coyotes - 1 @ Calgary Flames - 4
Nashville Predators - 1 @ San Jose Sharks - 2
Playoff Format
16 teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 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

When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.

— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series