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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
 Chicago
CEN4434557314689+5717-3-317-2-2-8-0-2OT 1
2
 Pittsburgh
ATL443410068150108+4217-5-017-5-0-8-2-0Won 6
3
 Anaheim
PAC452811662131109+2216-6-112-5-5-5-4-1Won 1
4
 Boston
NE44271255912394+2915-4-312-8-2-5-4-1Won 1
5
 Montréal
NE452713559139118+2114-7-313-6-2-4-6-0Lost 1
6
 Vancouver
NW452513757121104+1714-5-311-8-4-6-3-1Won 1
7
 Los Angeles
PAC452614557128107+2118-4-18-10-4-6-2-2Won 2
8
 San Jose
PAC452414755118105+1316-2-58-12-2-6-3-1Lost 1
9
 Toronto
NE452515555138119+1913-8-212-7-3-6-3-1Won 1
10
 Ottawa
NE44231565210892+1615-4-38-11-3-4-6-0Lost 1
11
 NY Islanders
ATL452416553134130+410-11-314-5-2-8-0-2Won 3
12
 Detroit
CEN442016848109107+210-7-410-9-4-3-4-3OT 1
13
 St. Louis
CEN452617254119111+812-8-114-9-1-7-3-0Lost 1
14
 NY Rangers
ATL452417452120102+1815-6-29-11-2-7-2-1Won 3
15
 Columbus
CEN462217751114113+113-5-59-12-2-7-3-0Won 1
16
 Phoenix
PAC441917846114113+113-8-16-9-7-5-2-3Won 1
17
 Washington
SE452518252140123+1713-8-012-10-2-9-1-0Won 1
18
 Minnesota
NW452418351116117-113-7-211-11-1-3-6-1Lost 2
19
 New Jersey
ATL4517181044106114-811-9-26-9-8-2-7-1Lost 1
20
 Winnipeg
SE452319349121131-1013-9-110-10-2-5-4-1OT 1
21
 Dallas
PAC452219448127132-511-9-211-10-2-6-3-1OT 1
22
 Buffalo
NE451920644119134-1510-9-39-11-3-6-4-0Lost 1
23
 Edmonton
NW441720741111121-108-9-49-11-3-3-7-0Lost 1
24
 Nashville
CEN451521939104122-1810-9-45-12-5-1-7-2OT 1
25
 Philadelphia
ATL452022343124135-1113-7-27-15-1-5-5-0Won 1
26
 Calgary
NW451922442123146-2313-9-26-13-2-6-4-0Won 3
27
 Colorado
NW451523737110140-3012-8-33-15-4-3-4-3Won 1
28
 Carolina
SE451824339119144-258-14-010-10-3-2-7-1Won 1
29
 Tampa Bay
SE451724438140138+211-9-26-15-2-2-6-2Lost 2
30
 Florida
SE451326632104161-577-10-56-16-1-3-7-0Lost 6
Results For This date
Winnipeg Jets - 2 @ Buffalo Sabres - 1
Pittsburgh Penguins - 3 @ Ottawa Senators - 1
Phoenix Coyotes - 0 @ Detroit Red Wings - 4
Anaheim Ducks - 3 @ Edmonton Oilers - 0
Chicago Blackhawks - 1 @ Vancouver Canucks - 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

I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh