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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
 Boston
NE3424914911866+5213-6-111-3-0-8-2-0Won 7
2
 Detroit
CEN37231314711987+3214-2-19-11-0-6-4-0Lost 1
3
 Vancouver
NW38241225012797+3011-5-113-7-1-7-2-1Won 3
4
 NY Rangers
ATL3623945010679+2711-3-212-6-2-7-3-0Won 1
5
 Pittsburgh
ATL37211244611798+1911-4-210-8-2-5-5-0Lost 1
6
 Philadelphia
ATL362210448123111+128-5-214-5-2-6-3-1Won 1
7
 Chicago
CEN382410452121111+1014-3-310-7-1-8-2-0Won 1
8
 St. Louis
CEN3721115479587+814-3-27-8-3-6-2-2OT 1
9
 San Jose
PAC3419114429587+812-7-27-4-2-5-2-3OT 1
10
 Washington
SE361915240106109-313-5-16-10-1-6-3-1Won 2
11
 Edmonton
NW36151833398104-610-6-25-12-1-2-8-0Lost 2
12
 Winnipeg
SE371814541100107-713-6-15-8-4-6-3-1Won 2
13
 Minnesota
NW3921126488996-711-5-310-7-3-2-5-3Won 1
14
 Toronto
NE371814541113125-128-5-410-9-1-3-4-3OT 1
15
 Nashville
CEN38201444497109-1210-6-310-8-1-7-3-0Won 2
16
 Phoenix
PAC38181644096109-137-8-311-8-1-3-6-1Lost 1
17
 Florida
SE38191274598112-149-4-510-8-2-3-4-3Lost 1
18
 Dallas
PAC36201514194108-1411-6-19-9-0-5-5-0Lost 2
19
 New Jersey
ATL36201514192107-159-6-111-9-0-7-3-0Won 1
20
 Los Angeles
PAC3818146427995-1610-9-18-5-5-5-3-2OT 1
21
 Colorado
NW39201814198115-1713-10-07-8-1-7-3-0Won 1
22
 Montréal
NE38141773596114-185-7-69-10-1-3-6-1Lost 1
23
 Calgary
NW39181654195113-1810-5-28-11-3-4-3-3OT 1
24
 Ottawa
NE381815541114133-1911-8-17-7-4-5-3-2Won 1
25
 Buffalo
NE37171733796115-199-9-38-8-0-3-6-1Lost 2
26
 Tampa Bay
SE36161733597121-2410-5-06-12-3-5-4-1Won 2
27
 Carolina
SE391320632101134-339-10-24-10-4-5-3-2Won 1
28
 NY Islanders
ATL35121763078114-367-9-35-8-3-3-6-1Won 1
29
 Columbus
CEN37102252588125-376-10-34-12-2-2-6-2Won 1
30
 Anaheim
PAC36102062684123-397-10-13-10-5-3-6-1Lost 1
Results For This date
Edmonton Oilers - 1 @ New York Islanders - 4
Pittsburgh Penguins - 1 @ New Jersey Devils - 3
Carolina Hurricanes - 2 @ Tampa Bay Lightning - 5
Phoenix Coyotes - 4 @ Minnesota Wild - 2
Montréal Canadiens - 2 @ Florida Panthers - 3
Ottawa Senators - 3 @ Buffalo Sabres - 2
Toronto Maple Leafs - 2 @ Winnipeg Jets - 3
St. Louis Blues - 0 @ Detroit Red Wings - 3
Washington Capitals - 4 @ Columbus Blue Jackets - 2
Boston Bruins - 2 @ Dallas Stars - 4
Colorado Avalanche - 4 @ Anaheim Ducks - 2
Vancouver Canucks - 1 @ Los Angeles Kings - 4
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 don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final