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2011-2012 Standings

League Standings
DIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Anaheim
P8710142915+144-0-03-1-01-07-1-0Won 7
2
 Montréal
A8710142522+34-0-03-1-02-07-1-0Won 4
3
 NY Islanders
M8620123227+53-1-03-1-01-06-2-0Won 2
4
 Tampa Bay
A9531112723+42-1-13-2-00-15-3-1Lost 1
5
 Los Angeles
P7511111710+75-1-00-0-11-05-1-1Won 5
6
 Nashville
C8512121916+34-1-11-0-11-15-1-2Lost 1
7
 Calgary
P10541112622+41-2-14-2-01-05-4-1Lost 1
8
 Boston
A10550102624+22-3-03-2-01-05-5-0Won 1
9
 Minnesota
C64208196+133-0-01-2-0-4-2-0Won 2
10
 Pittsburgh
M742192519+62-2-02-0-1-4-2-1Won 1
11
 Columbus
M743082120+12-1-02-2-0-4-3-0Lost 1
12
 Detroit
A8422101817+13-1-11-1-10-14-2-2Lost 1
13
 New Jersey
M8422102525E0-1-24-1-00-14-2-2Won 1
14
 Ottawa
A641191613+32-0-12-1-01-04-1-1OT 1
15
 Washington
M7412102315+82-0-22-1-01-24-1-2Won 1
16
 Chicago
C742192013+73-0-11-2-01-04-2-1Lost 2
17
 Vancouver
P743082324-11-1-03-2-01-04-3-0Lost 1
18
 Dallas
C8422102929E1-0-23-2-01-14-2-2Lost 1
19
 NY Rangers
M844082226-42-2-02-2-01-04-4-0Lost 1
20
 San Jose
P944192827+11-2-03-2-11-14-4-1Lost 4
21
 St. Louis
C733171615+12-2-01-1-10-13-3-1Won 1
22
 Arizona
P733171825-73-2-00-1-10-13-3-1Won 1
23
 Philadelphia
M833282630-41-1-22-2-00-23-3-2Won 2
24
 Toronto
A834172125-41-4-02-0-1-3-4-1Lost 1
25
 Edmonton
P834172332-93-2-00-2-10-13-4-1Won 3
26
 Florida
A722371016-60-2-02-0-30-12-2-3OT 1
27
 Winnipeg
C725041320-71-3-01-2-0-2-5-0Lost 1
28
 Colorado
C824261927-81-1-11-3-1-2-4-2Won 1
29
 Buffalo
A927041129-180-4-02-3-01-02-7-0Won 1
30
 Carolina
M705221429-150-1-10-4-10-20-5-2Lost 3
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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

As a player, it's obviously a sad day, but to be on the ice with some of those guys and show our respect as both teams did around center ice, it's definitely a nice touch.

— New Jersey d-man Damon Severson on the ceremony to honor the fallen Canadian soldiers before the game Saturday in Ottawa
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