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2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
Atlantic GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Pittsburgh
151050204735+123-3-07-2-0-7-3-0Won 2
2
 NY Islanders
14671134447-32-5-04-2-1-4-5-1Won 2
3
 NY Rangers
13751153533+25-2-12-3-0-6-3-1OT 1
4
 New Jersey
15933214135+66-1-13-2-2-6-3-1Lost 1
5
 Philadelphia
16691133848-104-1-12-8-0-4-5-1Lost 2
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Montréal
14941193933+66-3-03-1-1-6-3-1Won 3
2
 Toronto
15960184336+73-4-06-2-0-7-3-0Won 1
3
 Buffalo
15681134250-83-3-13-5-0-4-5-1Won 1
4
 Boston
12822183228+44-1-14-1-1-6-2-2Lost 1
5
 Ottawa
15762163529+65-1-22-5-0-4-5-1Lost 2
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Carolina
13841174137+43-2-05-2-1-7-2-1Won 3
2
 Washington
14581114049-93-4-02-4-1-5-5-0Won 3
3
 Tampa Bay
14761155544+115-2-12-4-0-4-5-1Won 1
4
 Florida
14464123453-192-2-32-4-1-3-3-4OT 3
5
 Winnipeg
13571113342-93-4-02-3-1-4-6-0Lost 2
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 St. Louis
14851174744+33-3-15-2-0-5-4-1Won 2
2
 Chicago
141103254726+213-0-18-0-2-7-0-3Won 1
3
 Nashville
15735192825+33-1-34-2-2-6-2-2OT 1
4
 Detroit
14752163741-45-3-12-2-1-5-3-2Lost 1
5
 Columbus
15492103347-143-4-21-5-0-3-6-1Lost 2
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Edmonton
14653153437-33-2-23-3-1-4-3-3Won 1
2
 Minnesota
14662142835-75-2-11-4-1-4-4-2OT 1
3
 Vancouver
13832183627+95-2-13-1-1-7-2-1Lost 1
4
 Calgary
12453113541-62-4-22-1-1-4-3-3Lost 1
5
 Colorado
13571113038-83-2-12-5-0-3-6-1Lost 1
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Anaheim
141121234636+104-1-07-1-1-8-1-1Won 4
2
 Los Angeles
12552122732-52-1-13-4-1-5-3-2Won 2
3
 Dallas
15861173739-23-1-15-5-0-6-4-0Won 1
4
 Phoenix
15762163940-15-3-12-3-1-6-2-2Won 1
5
 San Jose
14743173531+45-1-22-3-1-3-4-3Lost 1
Results For This date
Pittsburgh Penguins - 4 @ Buffalo Sabres - 3
Los Angeles Kings - 2 @ Chicago Blackhawks - 3
Boston Bruins - 3 @ Winnipeg Jets - 2
Calgary Flames - 4 @ Dallas Stars - 3
Detroit Red Wings - 2 @ Minnesota Wild - 3
Washington Capitals - 1 @ New York Rangers - 2
St. Louis Blues - 4 @ Vancouver Canucks - 3
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 know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday