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2014-2015 Standings

League Standings
DIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 x - Anaheim
P774822710340225215+1025-10-323-12-48-56-4-0Won 2
2
 x - Nashville
C764721810241218183+3528-7-219-14-66-56-3-1Won 4
3
 x - NY Rangers
M744720710143226172+5423-9-524-11-24-57-3-0Lost 1
4
 Montréal
A754621810040197167+3024-8-522-13-36-35-3-2Lost 1
5
 St. Louis
C74462179937226182+4424-9-222-12-59-46-2-2Won 1
6
 Tampa Bay
A76462379944244198+4630-8-116-15-62-56-3-1Lost 2
7
 Chicago
C74442469435209172+3722-10-522-14-19-36-3-1Lost 2
8
 Minnesota
C75432579339215185+3021-11-522-14-24-27-3-0Won 4
9
 Pittsburgh
M754123119338207188+1922-12-419-11-73-63-5-2Won 1
10
 NY Islanders
M76442759337230211+1923-14-121-13-47-42-6-2Lost 2
11
 Detroit
A744022129237216201+1521-8-819-14-43-94-5-1Won 1
12
 Vancouver
P74432749039212199+1321-15-122-12-34-27-3-0Lost 1
13
 Washington
M754025109036218186+3221-12-519-13-54-45-5-0Lost 1
14
 Winnipeg
C753924129032212197+1521-11-518-13-77-57-3-0Won 1
15
 Los Angeles
P743723148835199184+1522-9-715-14-72-76-2-2Won 3
16
 Calgary
P75402878736219199+2021-13-519-15-24-34-3-3Lost 1
17
 Boston
A753725138734199195+422-10-715-15-63-94-3-3Won 1
18
 Ottawa
A733725118532213195+1820-12-517-13-65-68-2-0Lost 1
19
 Florida
A743426148226184202-1818-11-716-15-78-106-3-1Won 1
20
 San Jose
P75373088233210212-217-16-520-14-34-55-5-0Won 2
21
 Dallas
C753629108232232240-816-14-820-15-24-37-3-0Lost 1
22
 Colorado
C743428128025200206-619-14-315-14-99-46-3-1Won 1
23
 Philadelphia
M763029177727198219-2121-9-79-20-103-102-4-4OT 1
24
 Columbus
M74353547428203230-2714-20-221-15-27-28-2-0Won 5
25
 New Jersey
M743131127427166189-2318-12-813-19-44-74-4-2OT 1
26
 Carolina
M732736106423170201-3116-15-611-21-44-73-4-3Won 1
27
 Toronto
A75274266023194241-4719-17-18-25-54-31-8-1Lost 7
28
 Edmonton
P752240135717181254-7314-21-38-19-105-74-4-2Won 2
29
 Arizona
P76234585418160252-9210-23-513-22-35-52-7-1Lost 1
30
 Buffalo
A74204684812141249-10812-20-58-26-38-51-6-3OT 1
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.
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Quote of the Day

It was a big dream. [Messi] is probably the best athlete out there, so it's a big honor, for [Kuznetzov] as well. It's maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the best player in soccer right now. I'm a big Barcelona fan and Messi fan, so it's huge. You can take [Michael] Jordan, [Mark] Messier, [Wayne] Gretzky, those kinds of [people]. It's an honor to meet. It's nice to be in that position.

— Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin told told Monumental Network after meeting soccer star Lionel Messi prior to Argentina's practice at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. on Friday
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