# Nhl standings

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- Where can I find the NHL standings?
- What happens in the second round of the NHL playoffs?
- How many teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs?
- What does GF mean in Hockey standings?
- What are the statistics used in the NHL standings?
- Are the NHL standings hard to understand for beginners?
- What websites does the NHL use?
- What do the numbers mean in hockey stats?
- How many rounds are in the 2022 NHL playoffs?
- How do the NHL playoffs work?
- How many games are in the 2nd round of the playoffs?
- What happens if a team finishes 2nd in the NBA Playoffs?
- How many teams are in the Stanley Cup playoffs?
- How hard is it to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs?
- How many teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs?
- How does the Stanley Cup work in the NHL?
- What does GF stand for in football?
- What are G and a in hockey stats?
- What does GFA mean in hockey?
- What is the difference between GS and GF in soccer?

### Where can I find the NHL standings?

Flashscore.com provides NHL standings, results, head-to-head stats and odds comparison. Besides NHL standings you can find 5000+ competitions from more than 30 sports around the world on Flashscore.com.

### What happens in the second round of the NHL playoffs?

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.

### How many teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs?

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.

### What does GF mean in Hockey standings?

The greater number of goals scored (including goals scored in Overtime or awarded for prevailing in Shootouts) for the entire regular season. This figure is reflected in the GF column. NOTE: In standings a victory in a shootout counts as one goal for, while a shootout loss counts as one goal against.

### What are the statistics used in the NHL standings?

But the statistics used in the NHL standings are actually easy to understand once you get the hang of it. The most important numbers are wins, losses, ties, overtime or shootout losses, and points. All of the other numbers are important only for breaking ties or for analyzing strengths, weaknesses, and trends.

### Are the NHL standings hard to understand for beginners?

It seems like no two sources report the National Hockey League standings in the same way, so sorting out where your team is and how it got there can be confusing for a hockey beginner. But the statistics used in the NHL standings are actually easy to understand once you get the hang of it.

### What websites does the NHL use?

NHL Network. The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy. Hockey Sites. NHL.com is the official web site of the National Hockey League.

### What do the numbers mean in hockey stats?

W tells you how many of those games were won. L stands for how many games were lost in regulation time, and OTL or OL tells you how many games were lost in overtime or in a shootout. T is the number of games that ended in a tie.

### How do the NHL playoffs work? 16 teams qualify for the NHL playoffs. 12 teams are placed in the playoff bracket according to their conference and division while the other four qualify as wild card teams. From there a team must win 4 rounds of best-of-seven series, while the losers are out. When do the playoffs start?

How many games are in the 2nd round of the playoffs?

### How many teams are in the Stanley Cup playoffs?

As has been the case since 1979-80, 16 teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The format now 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.

### How hard is it to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs?

This was the most difficult playoff to qualify for in NHL history, with only 16 of the 32 teams (50 percent) qualifying for the annual postseason tournament. As many as 76.2 percent qualified — 16 of the 21-team league — as recently as 1990.

### How many teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs?

Each Conference has eight teams that qualify for the playoffs. The first, second, and third-place teams in each of the four divisions directly qualified for the playoffs under the new playoff series system, which was implemented in 2014.

### How does the Stanley Cup work in the NHL?

From the NHLs inception until 1920, both NHL and PCHA teams were eligible for the Stanley Cup. The NHL inherited the NHAs regular season system of dividing it into two halves, with the top team from each half moving on to the league finals.