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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
 * - Boston
NE8249294102260202+5824-14-325-15-1-7-2-1Won 2
2
 New Jersey
ATL8248286102216209+724-13-424-15-2-7-2-1Won 6
3
 Washington
SE824232892218230-1226-11-416-21-4-6-2-2Won 2
4
 Buffalo
NE8239321189211230-1921-12-818-20-3-6-3-1OT 1
5
 Tampa Bay
SE823836884232281-4925-14-213-22-6-6-3-1Won 1
6
 * - NY Rangers
ATL8251247109222187+3527-12-224-12-5-6-4-0Lost 2
7
 Pittsburgh
ATL8251256108273221+5229-10-222-15-4-6-4-0Won 3
8
 Philadelphia
ATL8247269103260232+2822-13-625-13-3-5-4-1Lost 1
9
 Carolina
SE8233331682212243-3120-14-713-19-9-5-4-1Lost 1
10
 NY Islanders
ATL8234371179196255-5917-18-617-19-5-5-5-0Lost 1
11
 Ottawa
NE8241311092243240+320-17-421-14-6-4-6-0Lost 3
12
 Montréal
NE8231351678207226-1916-15-1015-20-6-3-3-4Won 1
13
 Winnipeg
SE8237351084221246-2523-13-514-22-5-3-5-2OT 1
14
 Toronto
NE8235371080227264-3718-16-717-21-3-3-5-2Lost 1
15
 * - Florida
SE8238261894197227-3021-9-1117-17-7-2-3-5Won 1
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Vancouver
NW8251229111241198+4327-10-424-12-5-8-1-1Won 1
2
 * - Phoenix
PAC8242271397210204+622-13-620-14-7-7-1-2Won 5
3
 San Jose
PAC8243291096219210+926-12-317-17-7-7-3-0Won 4
4
 Chicago
CEN82452611101241238+327-8-618-18-5-6-1-3Won 1
5
 Nashville
CEN8248268104232210+2226-10-522-16-3-6-4-0Won 3
6
 Columbus
CEN822946765198262-6417-21-312-25-4-6-4-0Won 2
7
 Los Angeles
PAC8240271595188179+922-14-518-13-10-5-2-3OT 2
8
 Minnesota
NW8235361181166226-6020-17-415-19-7-5-4-1Lost 1
9
 * - St. Louis
CEN82492211109206165+4130-6-519-16-6-4-3-3Won 1
10
 Detroit
CEN8248286102239203+3631-7-317-21-3-4-4-2OT 1
11
 Edmonton
NW8232401074207239-3218-17-614-23-4-4-4-2Lost 1
12
 Anaheim
PAC8234361280201231-3021-18-213-18-10-4-5-1Lost 1
13
 Calgary
NW8237291690199226-2723-12-614-17-10-3-3-4Won 2
14
 Colorado
NW824135688199220-2122-17-219-18-4-3-5-2Lost 2
15
 Dallas
PAC824235589204222-1822-16-320-19-2-3-7-0Lost 5
Results For This date
Florida Panthers - 2 @ New Jersey Devils - 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 have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride. I would like to thank the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers organizations and owners for providing me the opportunity to play the sport I love for so many years. I could have never played for so long or accomplished all that I have without the unwavering love and support from my wife, Heather, our three sons, Ryan, Lucas, and Mason, and my parents.

— Martin St. Louis after announcing his retirement from the NHL on Thursday