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2014-2015 Standings

League Standings
DIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Nashville
C65411778935193158+3526-5-115-12-66-54-5-1Lost 4
2
 Anaheim
P65411778933193178+1521-9-320-8-48-57-3-0Won 3
3
 Montréal
A63411758735171139+3222-7-419-10-16-26-2-2Lost 1
4
 St. Louis
C63401858532197159+3822-8-218-10-38-36-3-1OT 1
5
 NY Islanders
M65412138534207182+2523-9-018-12-37-25-3-2OT 1
6
 NY Rangers
M62391768436196153+4321-7-518-10-13-58-1-1Won 1
7
 Tampa Bay
A65392068437213171+4224-6-115-14-52-45-4-1Won 1
8
 Detroit
A613515118132180159+2117-5-718-10-43-95-3-2Won 2
9
 Pittsburgh
M62361798133181155+2620-10-316-7-63-56-3-1Won 4
10
 Chicago
C64382158130188152+3620-9-418-12-18-35-3-2Won 1
11
 Washington
M653520108032193162+3118-8-517-12-53-46-4-0Won 2
12
 Winnipeg
C643220127626179172+717-10-515-10-76-56-2-2Won 1
13
 Vancouver
P63362437532182173+917-12-119-12-24-16-4-0Lost 1
14
 Minnesota
C63342277531179163+1618-8-516-14-23-28-2-0Won 3
15
 Calgary
P63342547231178162+1617-12-317-13-13-15-4-1Won 1
16
 Los Angeles
P633021127229171164+720-7-610-14-61-77-3-0Won 1
17
 San Jose
P65322587230185183+215-14-517-11-32-54-5-1Won 2
18
 Boston
A62312297129165161+418-10-413-12-52-63-5-2Won 2
19
 Florida
A642823136922156181-2514-10-614-13-76-94-4-2Lost 1
20
 Dallas
C642826106626199212-1313-13-815-13-22-33-5-2Won 1
21
 Philadelphia
M642725126624170186-1618-8-69-17-63-74-3-3OT 1
22
 Ottawa
A612723116524173166+714-10-513-13-63-67-1-2OT 1
23
 Colorado
C632725116519167182-1516-13-311-12-88-45-5-0Lost 1
24
 New Jersey
M642727106423144165-2116-9-811-18-24-66-3-1Won 2
25
 Toronto
A64263355723173195-2218-13-08-20-53-33-6-1Won 1
26
 Columbus
M63263345622163201-3812-18-214-15-24-22-7-1Lost 5
27
 Carolina
M62243175520144167-2314-11-310-20-44-55-5-0Lost 1
28
 Arizona
P64203774716139218-799-17-411-20-34-50-10-0Lost 10
29
 Edmonton
P641836104613145213-6810-20-28-16-85-43-6-1Lost 2
30
 Buffalo
A64194054312123215-9212-18-37-22-27-33-5-2Lost 2
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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

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury