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2006-2007 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P vs EASTvs ATLvs NEvs SE
1
 y - New Jersey
824924910747-18-723-6-313-6-111-6-3
2
 x - Pittsburgh
8247241110541-21-1020-9-312-4-49-8-3
3
 x - NY Rangers
824230109436-26-1015-12-510-7-311-7-2
4
 x - NY Islanders
824030129236-27-917-11-49-10-110-6-4
5
 Philadelphia
822248125616-44-125-20-74-13-37-11-2
Northeast GP W L OT P vs EASTvs ATLvs NEvs SE
1
 p - Buffalo
825322711347-19-614-5-118-11-315-3-2
2
 x - Ottawa
824825910544-20-813-4-319-10-312-6-2
3
 Montréal
82423469035-31-68-10-216-12-411-9-0
4
 Toronto
824031119135-26-1110-5-513-14-512-7-1
5
 Boston
82354167630-38-47-10-314-17-19-11-0
Southeast GP W L OT P vs EASTvs ATLvs NEvs SE
1
 x - Tampa Bay
82443359339-29-416-4-04-14-219-11-2
2
 y - Atlanta
824328119741-21-1010-8-213-6-118-7-7
3
 Carolina
82403488836-29-79-8-38-10-219-11-2
4
 Florida
823531168633-26-1310-5-510-7-313-14-5
5
 Washington
822840147024-37-117-12-16-10-411-15-6
Western
Central GP W L OT P vs EASTvs ATLvs NEvs SE
1
 x - Nashville
82512381107-2-14-1-03-1-10-0-0
2
 z - Detroit
825019131136-3-14-1-02-2-10-0-0
3
 St. Louis
82343513815-3-23-0-22-3-00-0-0
4
 Columbus
8233427734-6-01-4-03-2-00-0-0
5
 Chicago
8231429713-5-20-3-23-2-00-0-0
Northwest GP W L OT P vs EASTvs ATLvs NEvs SE
1
 y - Vancouver
82492671058-1-10-0-03-1-15-0-0
2
 x - Minnesota
82482681046-4-00-0-02-3-04-1-0
3
 Colorado
8244317957-3-00-0-04-1-03-2-0
4
 x - Calgary
82432910964-3-30-0-01-2-23-1-1
5
 Edmonton
8232437714-3-30-0-00-2-34-1-0
Pacific GP W L OT P vs EASTvs ATLvs NEvs SE
1
 x - San Jose
82512651078-2-04-1-00-0-04-1-0
2
 x - Dallas
82502571074-4-22-2-10-0-02-2-1
3
 y - Anaheim
824820141106-2-22-1-20-0-04-1-0
4
 Phoenix
8231465676-4-03-2-00-0-03-2-0
5
 Los Angeles
82274114684-3-33-1-10-0-01-2-2
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 downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh