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2015 NHL Draft

2011-2012 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 NY Rangers
7749217105209172+3726-10-223-11-5-7-3-0Won 3
2
 NY Islanders
7733331177183230-4716-16-617-17-5-5-3-2Won 3
3
 New Jersey
784428694202205-322-13-422-15-2-5-4-1Won 2
4
 Philadelphia
774524898244215+2921-12-524-12-3-6-3-1Won 1
5
 Pittsburgh
7747246100250205+4527-9-220-15-4-6-3-1Lost 2
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Buffalo
7738291086195211-1620-11-818-18-2-7-1-2Won 5
2
 Ottawa
7739281088231227+420-15-419-13-6-5-3-2Won 2
3
 Boston
774528494243189+5423-13-322-15-1-5-4-1OT 1
4
 Montréal
7729341472194216-2214-15-1015-19-4-4-2-4OT 1
5
 Toronto
783336975214249-3516-16-717-20-2-3-6-1Lost 2
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Washington
783931886206221-1524-11-415-20-4-5-3-2Won 1
2
 Carolina
7731311577205228-2319-13-612-18-9-6-4-0Won 1
3
 Florida
7737241690185212-2720-9-1017-15-6-6-1-3OT 1
4
 Tampa Bay
773535777217266-4923-14-212-21-5-4-6-0Lost 2
5
 Winnipeg
773534878203227-2423-13-412-21-4-3-7-0Lost 3
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Chicago
784326995229227+227-8-516-18-4-7-1-2Won 1
2
 Columbus
772545757177252-7515-21-310-24-4-3-7-0Won 1
3
 St. Louis
78482010106198152+4630-4-418-16-6-5-2-3OT 1
4
 Detroit
774626597232192+4030-5-216-21-3-3-5-2Lost 1
5
 Nashville
774425896215202+1324-9-520-16-3-5-4-1Lost 1
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Vancouver
7747219103224187+3723-10-424-11-5-6-3-1Won 4
2
 Minnesota
7732351074156213-5718-16-414-19-6-4-6-0Won 1
3
 Calgary
7835281585188215-2721-11-614-17-9-4-3-3Lost 1
4
 Edmonton
773137971202226-2418-16-513-21-4-5-2-3Lost 1
5
 Colorado
794033686192208-1622-15-218-18-4-5-3-2Lost 2
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Dallas
774230589198204-622-14-320-16-2-6-4-0Won 1
2
 Phoenix
7838271389196202-620-13-618-14-7-5-2-3Won 1
3
 Los Angeles
7738271288172167+521-14-417-13-8-7-3-0Won 1
4
 Anaheim
7733331177191214-2321-17-212-16-9-4-5-1Won 1
5
 San Jose
7839291088203201+224-12-315-17-7-5-4-1Lost 2
Results For This date
Winnipeg Jets - 4 @ Carolina Hurricanes - 3
Florida Panthers - 1 @ Columbus Blue Jackets - 4
Montréal Canadiens - 1 @ New York Rangers - 4
Pittsburgh Penguins - 5 @ Buffalo Sabres - 3
Nashville Predators - 4 @ Detroit Red Wings - 1
Colorado Avalanche - 4 @ Calgary Flames - 1
Los Angeles Kings - 4 @ Edmonton Oilers - 1
Dallas Stars - 2 @ Vancouver Canucks - 5
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

There's standards that this team is going to play to and there are expectations. We're going to hold these guys accountable to high standards.

— Coach Dave Lowry on Canada's junior team, the defending IIHF World Junior champions