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2002-2003 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L T OTL P vs WESTvs CENvs NWvs PAC
1
 y - New Jersey
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2
 x - Philadelphia
82452013410712-5-4-15-1-1-03-2-1-14-2-2-0
3
 x - NY Islanders
8235341128311-9-2-03-6-1-05-2-0-03-1-1-0
4
 NY Rangers
8232361047811-7-3-12-4-2-04-2-0-15-1-1-0
5
 Pittsburgh
82274465655-13-3-12-4-2-02-3-1-01-6-0-1
Northeast GP W L T OTL P vs WESTvs CENvs NWvs PAC
1
 p - Ottawa
8252218111311-9-2-03-3-1-04-2-1-04-4-0-0
2
 x - Toronto
824428739810-7-2-31-4-0-16-2-1-23-1-1-0
3
 x - Boston
823631114879-9-2-22-4-0-15-2-1-12-3-1-0
4
 Montréal
82303589777-8-3-43-1-0-12-2-2-22-5-1-1
5
 Buffalo
822737108726-11-4-11-5-1-12-3-2-03-3-1-0
Southeast GP W L T OTL P vs WESTvs CENvs NWvs PAC
1
 y - Tampa Bay
8236251659310-7-4-11-4-2-12-3-1-07-0-1-0
2
 x - Washington
82392986926-12-3-12-2-2-03-4-1-01-6-0-1
3
 Atlanta
82313975748-12-1-14-3-0-02-3-1-02-6-0-1
4
 Florida
822436139704-12-4-20-3-2-22-6-0-02-3-2-0
5
 Carolina
822243116618-9-2-34-1-1-12-3-0-12-5-1-1
Western
Central GP W L T OTL P vs WESTvs CENvs NWvs PAC
1
 y - Detroit
82482010411034-14-8-414-3-2-19-7-1-311-4-5-0
2
 x - St. Louis
8241241169927-22-9-27-8-3-210-6-4-010-8-2-0
3
 Chicago
8230331367920-26-8-611-3-3-32-13-3-27-10-2-1
4
 Nashville
8227351377419-27-9-56-9-4-15-10-4-18-8-1-3
5
 Columbus
822942836920-32-6-25-13-2-08-8-3-17-11-1-1
Northwest GP W L T OTL P vs WESTvs CENvs NWvs PAC
1
 y - Colorado
82421913810531-13-11-513-4-3-08-5-4-310-4-4-2
2
 x - Vancouver
82452313110431-18-10-112-5-2-110-6-4-09-7-4-0
3
 x - Minnesota
8242291019528-23-8-19-8-3-07-8-4-112-7-1-0
4
 x - Edmonton
8236261199228-16-8-811-4-4-17-7-2-410-5-2-3
5
 Calgary
8229361347523-23-11-36-10-3-19-6-4-18-7-4-1
Pacific GP W L T OTL P vs WESTvs CENvs NWvs PAC
1
 z - Dallas
82461715411134-12-12-210-5-5-010-4-4-214-3-3-0
2
 x - Anaheim
824027969531-19-6-415-3-0-28-7-3-28-9-3-0
3
 Los Angeles
823337667821-31-4-46-11-1-25-11-2-210-9-1-0
4
 Phoenix
8231351157821-25-10-48-8-3-17-10-3-06-7-4-3
5
 San Jose
822837987319-30-6-57-10-2-16-10-3-16-10-1-3
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

I just think about how much it hurts. The feelings aren't going to go away, probably never. It's just something that sticks with you for a long time.

— San Jose forward Logan Couture to The Canadian Press on the Sharks' first-round loss to the Kings after taking a 3-0 series lead