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Stanley Cup Final

2012-2013 Standings

Eastern
EasternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Pittsburgh
ATL473512070154116+3817-6-018-6-0-7-3-0Lost 2
2
 * - Boston
NE462813561123102+2116-4-312-9-2-4-5-1Won 1
3
 Montréal
NE472814561142125+1714-7-314-7-2-4-6-0Won 1
4
 Toronto
NE472616557144129+1513-8-213-8-3-6-3-1Won 1
5
 * - Washington
SE472618355143128+1514-8-112-10-2-8-1-1OT 1
6
 NY Rangers
ATL472518454122112+1015-6-210-12-2-7-3-0Won 1
7
 Ottawa
NE462416654107100+715-5-39-11-3-5-5-0Won 1
8
 Tampa Bay
SE471825440144145-112-9-26-16-2-2-6-2Lost 1
9
 NY Islanders
ATL472417654134138-410-11-314-6-3-6-1-3Lost 1
10
 Philadelphia
ATL472222347130140-1015-7-27-15-1-5-5-0Won 3
11
 New Jersey
ATL4719181048110125-1513-9-26-9-8-4-5-1Won 2
12
 Winnipeg
SE482421351126144-1813-10-111-11-2-6-3-1Lost 2
13
 Buffalo
NE472021646117142-2510-10-310-11-3-6-4-0Won 1
14
 Carolina
SE471924442124152-289-14-110-10-3-3-5-2OT 1
15
 Florida
SE471427634104168-648-11-56-16-1-2-8-0Lost 1
Western
WesternDIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 * - Chicago
CEN4635657514598+4717-3-318-3-2-8-1-1Won 1
2
 * - Anaheim
PAC473011666131113+1816-6-114-5-5-5-4-1Won 3
3
 Los Angeles
PAC472616557128116+1218-4-18-12-4-5-3-2Lost 2
4
 St. Louis
CEN472817258121114+714-8-114-9-1-7-3-0Won 2
5
 * - Vancouver
NW472614759120114+615-6-311-8-4-6-3-1Lost 1
6
 Detroit
CEN472316854119115+413-7-410-9-4-5-2-3Won 3
7
 San Jose
PAC472515757114113+117-2-58-13-2-5-4-1Lost 1
8
 Minnesota
NW462518353114120-614-7-211-11-1-4-5-1Won 1
9
 Columbus
CEN472317753112118-613-5-510-12-2-7-3-0Won 2
10
 Dallas
PAC472221448128139-1111-10-211-11-2-5-4-1Lost 2
11
 Phoenix
PAC462018848112124-1214-8-16-10-7-5-3-2Won 1
12
 Edmonton
NW461722741110131-218-11-49-11-3-1-9-0Lost 3
13
 Nashville
CEN471622941108136-2811-9-45-13-5-1-8-1Lost 1
14
 Calgary
NW471924442127157-3013-9-26-15-2-6-4-0Lost 2
15
 Colorado
NW461524737109145-3612-8-33-16-4-3-4-3Lost 1
Results For This date
New York Islanders - 1 @ Buffalo Sabres - 2
Edmonton Oilers - 6 @ Minnesota Wild - 1
Calgary Flames - 1 @ Chicago Blackhawks - 3
Colorado Avalanche - 5 @ Phoenix Coyotes - 4
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

If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.

— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday