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2013-2014 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Boston
25167234156956+1310-3-26-4-0-7-2-1Lost 1
2
 Tampa Bay
25168133137669+710-2-06-6-1-5-4-1Won 2
3
 Montréal
25149230136753+147-5-27-4-0-6-2-2Won 4
4
 Detroit
26127731126976-75-4-67-3-1-3-2-5Won 2
5
 Toronto
25149230117168+39-4-05-5-2-4-4-2OT 1
6
 Ottawa
251011424107485-114-6-26-5-2-5-5-0Won 1
7
 Florida
2671451955888-304-5-33-9-2-4-5-1Lost 1
8
 Buffalo
2652011124587-422-11-13-9-0-3-7-0Lost 5
Metropolitan GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Pittsburgh
26169133147866+1211-3-05-6-1-5-4-1Won 1
2
 NY Rangers
251312026135364-114-5-09-7-0-6-4-0Won 1
3
 Philadelphia
241012222105267-156-7-04-5-2-6-3-1Lost 2
4
 Carolina
25101052595371-186-4-44-6-1-5-3-2Won 2
5
 New Jersey
2591152395371-184-4-25-7-3-5-4-1Lost 3
6
 Columbus
2591332186276-144-7-15-6-2-4-3-3Lost 1
7
 Washington
25121122677683-78-6-04-5-2-4-4-2Lost 1
8
 NY Islanders
2581431957089-195-5-33-9-0-2-8-0Lost 4
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Colorado
23176034177053+179-4-08-2-0-5-5-0Lost 1
2
 St. Louis
24183339158653+3311-1-27-2-1-8-1-1Won 5
3
 Chicago
26184440159579+169-1-39-3-1-8-2-0Won 4
4
 Nashville
251310228136076-166-3-17-7-1-5-5-0Won 2
5
 Minnesota
26157434126566-110-2-25-5-2-6-3-1Lost 2
6
 Dallas
2312922696772-54-3-28-6-0-7-3-0Won 1
7
 Winnipeg
27121142877281-97-6-35-5-1-6-2-2Won 2
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Anaheim
27177337168375+89-0-18-7-2-4-4-2Lost 1
2
 San Jose
24163537148257+258-1-28-2-3-6-2-2Won 3
3
 Los Angeles
26166436126960+98-3-28-3-2-6-0-4OT 1
4
 Phoenix
25156434118384-19-1-26-5-2-5-3-2Won 1
5
 Vancouver
26129529116772-55-5-37-4-2-2-4-4OT 1
6
 Calgary
2481242066689-234-5-34-7-1-2-6-2Lost 1
7
 Edmonton
2571621666591-263-8-04-8-2-4-6-0Lost 1
Results For This date
Vancouver Canucks - 5 @ Ottawa Senators - 2
Edmonton Oilers - 3 @ Nashville Predators - 0
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

Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.

— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL