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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
473512070157116+4117-6-018-6-03-07-3-0Lost 2
2
 NY Islanders
482417755139139E10-11-314-6-44-36-1-3OT 1
3
 NY Rangers
472518454126112+1415-6-210-12-24-47-3-0Won 1
4
 New Jersey
4719181048112125-1313-9-26-9-82-74-5-1Won 2
5
 Philadelphia
472222347131140-915-7-27-15-11-25-5-0Won 3
Northeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Boston
462813561127102+2516-4-312-9-24-34-5-1Won 1
2
 Montréal
472814561145125+2014-7-314-7-23-24-6-0Won 1
3
 Toronto
472616557144129+1513-8-213-8-30-56-3-1Won 1
4
 Ottawa
462416654111100+1115-5-39-11-34-45-5-0Won 1
5
 Buffalo
482121648125143-1811-10-310-11-37-46-4-0Won 2
Southeast GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Washington
472618355146128+1814-8-112-10-23-08-1-1OT 1
2
 Winnipeg
482421351128144-1613-10-111-11-22-36-3-1Lost 2
3
 Carolina
471924442125152-279-14-110-10-31-13-5-2OT 1
4
 Tampa Bay
471825440145145E12-9-26-16-21-32-6-2Lost 1
5
 Florida
471427634107168-618-11-56-16-13-12-8-0Lost 1
Western
Central GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Chicago
4736657715499+5518-3-318-3-26-58-1-1Won 2
2
 St. Louis
472817258126114+1214-8-114-9-15-17-3-0Won 2
3
 Detroit
472316854121115+613-7-410-9-42-55-2-3Won 3
4
 Columbus
472317753117118-113-5-510-12-25-47-3-0Won 2
5
 Nashville
471622941110136-2611-9-45-13-52-61-8-1Lost 1
Northwest GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Vancouver
472614759125114+1115-6-311-8-45-66-3-1Lost 1
2
 Minnesota
472519353119126-714-8-211-11-14-24-5-1Lost 1
3
 Edmonton
471822743118132-148-11-410-11-32-32-8-0Won 1
4
 Calgary
481925442128160-3213-9-26-16-20-35-5-0Lost 3
5
 Colorado
471624739115149-3412-8-34-16-42-24-4-2Won 1
Pacific GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 Anaheim
473011666137113+2416-6-114-5-56-35-4-1Won 3
2
 Los Angeles
472616557130116+1418-4-18-12-42-45-3-2Lost 2
3
 San Jose
472515757122113+917-2-58-13-28-45-4-1Lost 1
4
 Phoenix
472018949120128-814-8-26-10-74-64-3-3OT 1
5
 Dallas
472221448130139-911-10-211-11-22-15-4-1Lost 2
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.
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