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2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
EasternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Pittsburgh
ATL413110062138101+3716-5-015-5-03-08-2-0Won 3
2
 * - Montréal
NE4026955712795+3213-5-313-4-23-26-4-0Won 1
3
 Boston
NE40261045611487+2714-3-212-7-24-26-3-1Lost 1
4
 * - Washington
SE412217246123113+1011-8-011-9-23-08-1-1Won 6
5
 Toronto
NE402213549123112+1111-7-211-6-30-56-1-3OT 1
6
 NY Islanders
ATL412116446119121-29-11-212-5-23-18-1-1Won 3
7
 Winnipeg
SE422119244109123-1411-9-010-10-21-25-5-0Won 3
8
 Ottawa
NE4020146469989+1013-3-37-11-34-44-6-0Won 1
9
 NY Rangers
ATL4020164449996+313-6-27-10-24-45-3-2Won 1
10
 Philadelphia
ATL401720337108125-1712-6-25-14-11-24-4-2Lost 3
11
 Tampa Bay
SE401721236127122+511-8-26-13-01-24-5-1Lost 1
12
 Buffalo
NE411619638107127-208-8-38-11-35-44-4-2Lost 2
13
 Carolina
SE401622234103129-267-13-09-9-20-11-9-0Lost 7
14
 New Jersey
ATL401515104096111-1510-8-25-7-82-72-4-4Lost 1
15
 Florida
SE40132163298139-417-9-56-12-13-15-5-0Lost 1
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Chicago
CEN3930546412983+4614-3-216-2-25-46-3-1Won 3
2
 * - Anaheim
PAC41279559124103+2116-6-011-3-56-35-4-1Lost 1
3
 * - Vancouver
NW40231165210996+1313-5-310-6-34-58-2-0Won 4
4
 Los Angeles
PAC412314450118103+1515-4-18-10-32-36-2-2Won 1
5
 St. Louis
CEN39231424810998+119-7-114-7-13-17-3-0Won 6
6
 Minnesota
NW402216246103100+313-6-19-10-14-14-6-0Lost 2
7
 San Jose
PAC402112749101100+114-1-57-11-27-48-1-1Won 1
8
 Detroit
CEN401915644101104-310-7-49-8-22-35-4-1OT 1
9
 Dallas
PAC391917341109118-99-9-210-8-12-16-4-0Won 3
10
 Phoenix
PAC401816642108107+113-7-15-9-53-45-3-2Won 1
11
 Columbus
CEN40171674195104-912-5-55-11-24-45-4-1Won 1
12
 Edmonton
NW401617739102111-98-6-48-11-32-35-5-0Lost 4
13
 Nashville
CEN41151883896110-1410-6-45-12-42-63-5-2Lost 4
14
 Calgary
NW391421432103138-3510-8-24-13-20-33-7-0Lost 1
15
 Colorado
NW41132263296128-3210-7-23-15-41-22-6-2OT 1
Results For This date
New York Islanders - 2 @ Boston Bruins - 1
Ottawa Senators - 3 @ Philadelphia Flyers - 1
Carolina Hurricanes - 1 @ Washington Capitals - 3
Montréal Canadiens - 5 @ Buffalo Sabres - 1
Pittsburgh Penguins - 6 @ Tampa Bay Lightning - 3
San Jose Sharks - 3 @ Detroit Red Wings - 2
Florida Panthers - 2 @ Winnipeg Jets - 7
St. Louis Blues - 2 @ Minnesota Wild - 0
Colorado Avalanche - 2 @ Los Angeles Kings - 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.
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