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2015 NHL Draft

2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
EasternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Pittsburgh
ATL433310066144106+3817-5-016-5-0-8-2-0Won 5
2
 * - Boston
NE42261155711494+2014-3-312-8-2-5-4-1OT 1
3
 Montréal
NE432612557132113+1913-6-313-6-2-5-5-0Lost 3
4
 Toronto
NE432414553131118+1313-7-211-7-3-7-2-1Lost 1
5
 Ottawa
NE42221465010091+914-3-38-11-3-5-5-0Won 3
6
 NY Islanders
ATL432216549121126-510-11-312-5-2-7-1-2Won 1
7
 * - Washington
SE432417250131119+1213-8-011-9-2-9-0-1Won 8
8
 NY Rangers
ATL42211744698100-213-6-28-11-2-5-4-1Lost 1
9
 New Jersey
ATL421517104094115-2110-9-25-8-8-0-6-4Lost 3
10
 Winnipeg
SE432219246111127-1612-9-010-10-2-5-5-0Won 4
11
 Buffalo
NE441919644108130-2210-8-39-11-3-6-3-1Won 3
12
 Philadelphia
ATL431921341118131-1313-6-26-15-1-6-4-0Won 2
13
 Tampa Bay
SE431722438135135E11-8-26-14-2-3-4-3OT 1
14
 Carolina
SE421723236109134-258-13-09-10-2-2-8-0Lost 1
15
 Florida
SE42132363298147-497-10-56-13-1-4-6-0Lost 3
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Chicago
CEN4233547013388+4516-3-217-2-2-8-1-1Won 6
2
 * - Anaheim
PAC432710660121108+1316-6-111-4-5-5-3-2OT 1
3
 * - Vancouver
NW432412755114104+1013-5-311-7-4-6-3-1OT 1
4
 San Jose
PAC432313753101104-315-1-58-12-2-7-2-1Won 2
5
 Los Angeles
PAC432414553120107+1316-4-18-10-4-5-2-3OT 1
6
 Minnesota
NW432416351110109+113-6-211-10-1-4-5-1Won 2
7
 St. Louis
CEN422416250108105+310-8-114-8-1-7-3-0Won 1
8
 Columbus
CEN442116749104112-813-5-58-11-2-8-2-0Won 5
9
 Detroit
CEN432016747106111-510-7-410-9-3-3-5-2Lost 1
10
 Phoenix
PAC421817743107116-913-8-15-9-6-5-2-3Lost 1
11
 Dallas
PAC422118345116126-1010-9-211-9-1-6-4-0Lost 1
12
 Edmonton
NW421619739104120-168-8-48-11-3-4-6-0Lost 6
13
 Nashville
CEN44152183898123-2510-9-45-12-4-1-7-2Lost 7
14
 Calgary
NW431722438116147-3112-9-25-13-2-4-6-0Won 1
15
 Colorado
NW431422735102135-3311-7-33-15-4-3-4-3OT 1
Results For This date
New York Islanders - 5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs - 3
Florida Panthers - 1 @ New York Rangers - 6
Tampa Bay Lightning - 2 @ Montréal Canadiens - 3
Washington Capitals - 1 @ Ottawa Senators - 3
New Jersey Devils - 3 @ Philadelphia Flyers - 0
Carolina Hurricanes - 3 @ Winnipeg Jets - 4
Phoenix Coyotes - 1 @ St. Louis Blues - 2
Vancouver Canucks - 1 @ Dallas Stars - 5
Columbus Blue Jackets - 1 @ Los Angeles Kings - 2
Minnesota Wild - 1 @ San Jose Sharks - 6
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

After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.

— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016