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Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
EasternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Ottawa
NE341996448572+1313-2-36-7-3-7-1-2Won 3
2
 * - Pittsburgh
ATL3527805411984+3514-4-013-4-0-10-0-0Won 14
3
 Boston
NE322174469073+1711-2-210-5-2-5-4-1OT 1
4
 Toronto
NE351912442108101+710-6-29-6-2-4-2-4Won 2
5
 New Jersey
ATL3415118388495-1110-5-25-6-6-4-3-3OT 2
6
 NY Rangers
ATL3316143357582-710-6-26-8-1-4-5-1Lost 1
7
 Tampa Bay
SE341518131109105+410-7-15-11-0-5-5-0Won 2
8
 * - Montréal
NE3321754710183+189-4-312-3-2-7-2-1Won 1
9
 Philadelphia
ATL33131732986103-179-5-24-12-1-2-6-2OT 1
10
 * - Winnipeg
SE35181523887104-178-8-010-7-2-6-4-0Lost 1
11
 Washington
SE3315171319393E8-8-07-9-1-5-5-0Lost 1
12
 Florida
SE35101962683123-405-8-55-11-1-3-7-0Won 1
13
 Carolina
SE3215152328996-77-9-08-6-2-2-7-1Lost 4
14
 NY Islanders
ATL34161533597113-166-11-210-4-1-6-4-0Won 3
15
 Buffalo
NE34131653187108-216-6-27-10-3-4-3-3OT 1
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Anaheim
PAC3423745010188+1313-4-010-3-4-5-4-1Won 1
2
 * - Chicago
CEN3325535310575+3012-3-113-2-2-5-5-0Lost 1
3
 Minnesota
NW3320112429084+612-3-18-8-1-8-2-0Lost 1
4
 Los Angeles
PAC3319122409685+1112-4-17-8-1-6-4-0Won 2
5
 Columbus
CEN3514147358196-1510-4-54-10-2-5-2-3Won 1
6
 San Jose
PAC3316116387783-610-1-46-10-2-5-4-1Won 3
7
 * - Vancouver
NW341996448887+110-5-39-4-3-8-2-0Won 6
8
 Calgary
NW33131643093114-2110-6-23-10-2-4-6-0Lost 1
9
 Nashville
CEN3414146348596-119-3-45-11-2-4-5-1Lost 1
10
 Phoenix
PAC34141553389101-1210-7-14-8-4-3-5-2Won 1
11
 Detroit
CEN3417125398888E9-5-38-7-2-5-4-1Lost 1
12
 Colorado
NW33111842682109-279-6-12-12-3-2-8-0Lost 4
13
 Dallas
PAC33161433591100-98-7-28-7-1-4-5-1Won 1
14
 St. Louis
CEN3317142369293-18-7-19-7-1-5-5-0Lost 3
15
 Edmonton
NW3313137338195-146-5-47-8-3-5-3-2Won 2
Results For This date
Boston Bruins - 1 @ Philadelphia Flyers - 3
New York Islanders - 0 @ Pittsburgh Penguins - 2
Carolina Hurricanes - 3 @ Winnipeg Jets - 1
Nashville Predators - 0 @ Colorado Avalanche - 1
Washington Capitals - 4 @ Buffalo Sabres - 3
New York Rangers - 0 @ Montréal Canadiens - 3
Toronto Maple Leafs - 4 @ Ottawa Senators - 0
New Jersey Devils - 2 @ Florida Panthers - 3
Los Angeles Kings - 3 @ Minnesota Wild - 4
Vancouver Canucks - 0 @ Edmonton Oilers - 4
Phoenix Coyotes - 2 @ San Jose Sharks - 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

It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.

— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday