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2011-2012 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Philadelphia
251573339272+206-4-29-3-1-7-3-0Won 2
2
 NY Islanders
259115236477-136-6-23-5-3-5-3-2Won 2
3
 New Jersey
2613121277273-15-4-18-8-0-5-5-0Won 1
4
 Pittsburgh
281684369267+258-2-28-6-2-5-4-1Lost 1
5
 NY Rangers
241563337453+217-2-18-4-2-7-3-0Lost 1
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Buffalo
2614111297768+96-8-18-3-0-4-5-1Won 1
2
 Ottawa
2713113298690-47-4-16-7-2-6-2-2Won 1
3
 Toronto
2815103339089+16-4-39-6-0-5-4-1OT 1
4
 Montréal
2811116287368+54-5-57-6-1-3-4-3OT 1
5
 Boston
261781359553+4210-5-17-3-0-8-1-1Lost 1
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Winnipeg
2712114288082-28-4-04-7-4-7-2-1Won 3
2
 Florida
271584348366+176-2-49-6-0-6-3-1Won 2
3
 Washington
2613121278283-19-4-14-8-0-3-7-0Lost 1
4
 Tampa Bay
2711142247287-157-4-04-10-2-3-7-0Lost 5
5
 Carolina
298174207399-265-9-23-8-2-2-7-1Lost 6
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 St. Louis
271593337057+139-3-16-6-2-6-2-2Won 1
2
 Columbus
278163196787-205-7-13-9-2-5-3-2Won 1
3
 Chicago
281684369785+128-2-38-6-1-5-4-1OT 1
4
 Detroit
261691338559+2610-2-16-7-0-7-3-0Lost 2
5
 Nashville
2712114287573+24-5-38-6-1-3-6-1Lost 2
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Minnesota
281873397860+1810-4-18-3-2-8-2-0Won 5
2
 Vancouver
2716101339766+318-4-18-6-0-8-2-0Won 2
3
 Calgary
2712132267077-76-5-26-8-0-5-4-1Won 1
4
 Edmonton
2713113298068+128-4-25-7-1-4-5-1Lost 1
5
 Colorado
2813141278084-47-9-06-5-1-5-5-0Lost 1
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Phoenix
271593337865+136-5-29-4-1-6-4-0Won 2
2
 Anaheim
278145216585-206-9-12-5-4-2-6-2Won 1
3
 Dallas
2615101317471+39-4-16-6-0-4-5-1Lost 1
4
 Los Angeles
2713104306759+88-7-15-3-3-5-4-1Lost 2
5
 San Jose
241491297458+167-6-17-3-0-5-5-0Lost 2
Results For This date
Washington Capitals - 5 @ Ottawa Senators - 3
Philadelphia Flyers - 5 @ Buffalo Sabres - 4
Carolina Hurricanes - 5 @ Edmonton Oilers - 3
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

We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.

— Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis on head coach Randy Carlyle and his staff