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2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Pittsburgh
453510070150109+4117-5-018-5-0-8-2-0Won 7
2
 NY Islanders
452416553130130E10-11-314-5-2-8-0-2Won 3
3
 Philadelphia
452022343123135-1213-7-27-15-1-5-5-0Won 1
4
 NY Rangers
452417452116102+1415-6-29-11-2-7-2-1Won 3
5
 New Jersey
4517181044104114-1011-9-26-9-8-2-7-1Lost 1
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Toronto
452515555138119+1913-8-212-7-3-6-3-1Won 1
2
 Montréal
452713559136118+1814-7-313-6-2-4-6-0Lost 1
3
 Boston
44271255911994+2515-4-312-8-2-5-4-1Won 1
4
 Buffalo
461921644113136-2310-10-39-11-3-6-4-0Lost 2
5
 Ottawa
45231665210595+1015-5-38-11-3-4-6-0Lost 2
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Tampa Bay
451724438139138+111-9-26-15-2-2-6-2Lost 2
2
 Washington
452518252137123+1413-8-012-10-2-9-1-0Won 1
3
 Winnipeg
462419351121132-1113-9-111-10-2-6-3-1Won 1
4
 Carolina
451824339118144-268-14-010-10-3-2-7-1Won 1
5
 Florida
451326632101161-607-10-56-16-1-3-7-0Lost 6
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Chicago
4534657314192+4917-3-317-3-2-7-1-2Lost 1
2
 St. Louis
452617254114111+312-8-114-9-1-7-3-0Lost 1
3
 Detroit
452116850111107+411-7-410-9-4-4-3-3Won 1
4
 Columbus
462217751109113-413-5-59-12-2-7-3-0Won 1
5
 Nashville
451521939102122-2010-9-45-12-5-1-7-2OT 1
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Calgary
451922442123146-2313-9-26-13-2-6-4-0Won 3
2
 Vancouver
462613759119105+1415-5-311-8-4-7-2-1Won 2
3
 Minnesota
452418351112117-513-7-211-11-1-3-6-1Lost 2
4
 Edmonton
451721741109124-158-10-49-11-3-2-8-0Lost 2
5
 Colorado
451523737108140-3212-8-33-15-4-3-4-3Won 1
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Anaheim
462911664128109+1916-6-113-5-5-5-4-1Won 2
2
 Los Angeles
452614557126107+1918-4-18-10-4-6-2-2Won 2
3
 Dallas
452219448125132-711-9-211-10-2-6-3-1OT 1
4
 San Jose
452414755110105+516-2-58-12-2-6-3-1Lost 1
5
 Phoenix
451918846110117-713-8-16-10-7-5-3-2Lost 1
Results For This date
Montréal Canadiens - 2 @ New Jersey Devils - 3
Winnipeg Jets - 3 @ Washington Capitals - 5
New York Islanders - 3 @ Carolina Hurricanes - 4
Buffalo Sabres - 4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins - 2
Boston Bruins - 2 @ Philadelphia Flyers - 5
New York Rangers - 2 @ Florida Panthers - 3
Colorado Avalanche - 1 @ St. Louis Blues - 3
Calgary Flames - 3 @ Nashville Predators - 4
Los Angeles Kings - 1 @ Minnesota Wild - 2
Dallas Stars - 2 @ San Jose Sharks - 3
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

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday