Chart: NHL realignment

  • Updated: December 5, 2011 - 10:12 PM

NHL REALIGNMENT AT A GLANCE

The NHL's Board of Governors approved a massive realignment plan that will begin in the 2012-13 season, pending approval of the NHL Players' Association. The biggest change is the adoption of four conferences, which will be aligned as such:

CONFERENCE A

Anaheim Ducks

Calgary Flames

Colorado Avalanche

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

Phoenix Coyotes

San Jose Sharks

Vancouver Canucks

CONFERENCE B

Chicago Blackhawks

Columbus Blue Jackets

Dallas Stars

Detroit Red Wings

Minnesota Wild

Nashville Predators

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

CONFERENCE C

Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Florida Panthers

Montreal Canadiens

Ottawa Senators

Tampa Bay Lightning

Toronto Maple Leafs

CONFERENCE D

Carolina Hurricanes

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers

Pittsburgh Penguins

Washington Capitals

DETAILS OF THE DEAL

REGULAR SEASON

• Every team would play every other team outside its conference twice -- once home, once away.

• In the eight-team conferences, teams would play opponents within its conference either five or six times in a season on a rotating basis; three teams would play each other six times and four teams would play each other five times. The process would reverse each season.

• In the seven-team conferences, teams would play opponents within its conference six times, three home and three away.

PLAYOFFS

• The top four teams in each conference would qualify for the playoffs. The first-place team would play the fourth-place team; the second-place team would play the third-place team. The four conference champions (teams that won the first two rounds) would meet in the third round, with the survivors playing for the Stanley Cup.

Source: NHL
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St. Louis - LP: K. Siegrist 6 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Grimm 7
Toronto - LP: M. Buehrle 4 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: H. Kuroda 6
Arizona - LP: W. Miley 5 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: K. Kendrick 9
Washington - WP: T. Roark 4 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: A. Simon 1
Boston - LP: J. Tazawa 4 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price 6
San Diego - WP: J. Hahn 5 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: A. Wood 2
Oakland - LP: J. Hammel 1 FINAL
Texas - WP: J. Williams 4
NY Mets 3 Bottom 9th Inning
Milwaukee 2
Miami 2 Bottom 9th Inning
Houston 0
Chicago WSox - WP: J. Danks 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: K. Correia 5
Cleveland 4 Top 9th Inning
Kansas City 6
Pittsburgh 0 Top 8th Inning
Colorado 8
Detroit 0 Bottom 3rd Inning
LA Angels 0
Baltimore 1 Bottom 3rd Inning
Seattle 0
Los Angeles 1 Bottom 3rd Inning
San Francisco 0
Chivas USA 0 2nd Half 30:00
Colorado 2
Calgary 26 FINAL
Edmonton 22
Winnipeg 9 6:55
Brt Columbia 0
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Montreal
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
Calgary
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
Ottawa
Tulsa 77 FINAL
Washington 82
Chicago 79 FINAL
Atlanta 75
San Antonio 78 FINAL
Minnesota 88
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