2007-08 NHL season

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Regular season[change | change source]

Final standings[change | change source]

GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OTL = Overtime/Shootout Losses, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points, Rank = Conference rank (division leaders are ranked first to third), Top eight teams in each conference qualified for post-season playoffs.

Eastern Conference[change | change source]

Atlantic Division [1] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
y-Pittsburgh Penguins 82 47 27 8 247 216 102
x-New Jersey Devils 82 46 29 7 206 197 99
x-New York Rangers 82 42 27 13 213 199 97
x-Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 29 11 248 233 95
e-New York Islanders 82 35 38 9 194 243 79
Northeast Division [1] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
z-Montreal Canadiens 82 47 25 10 262 222 104
x-Ottawa Senators 82 43 31 8 261 247 94
x-Boston Bruins 82 41 29 12 212 222 94
e-Buffalo Sabres 82 39 31 12 255 242 90
e-Toronto Maple Leafs 82 36 35 11 231 260 83
Southeast Division [1] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
y-Washington Capitals 82 43 31 8 242 231 94
e-Carolina Hurricanes 82 43 33 6 252 249 92
e-Florida Panthers 82 38 35 9 216 226 85
e-Atlanta Thrashers 82 34 40 8 216 272 76
e-Tampa Bay Lightning 82 31 42 9 223 267 71

Western Conference[change | change source]

Central Division [1] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
p-Detroit Red Wings 82 54 21 7 257 184 115
x-Nashville Predators 82 41 32 9 230 229 91
e-Chicago Blackhawks 82 40 34 8 239 235 88
e-Columbus Blue Jackets 82 34 36 12 193 218 80
e-St. Louis Blues 82 33 36 13 205 237 79
Northwest Division [1] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
y-Minnesota Wild 82 44 28 10 223 218 98
x-Colorado Avalanche 82 44 31 7 231 219 95
x-Calgary Flames 82 42 30 10 229 227 94
e-Edmonton Oilers 82 41 35 6 235 251 88
e-Vancouver Canucks 82 39 33 10 213 215 88
Pacific Division [1] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
y-San Jose Sharks 82 49 23 10 222 193 108
x-Anaheim Ducks 82 47 27 8 205 191 102
x-Dallas Stars 82 45 30 7 242 207 97
e-Phoenix Coyotes 82 38 37 7 214 231 83
e-Los Angeles Kings 82 32 43 7 231 266 71

Conference standings[change | change source]

*-Denotes Division Leader

Eastern Conference [2] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
z-Montreal Canadiens * 82 47 25 10 262 222 104
y-Pittsburgh Penguins * 82 47 27 8 247 216 102
y-Washington Capitals * 82 43 31 8 242 231 94
x-New Jersey Devils 82 46 29 7 206 197 99
x-New York Rangers 82 42 27 13 213 199 97
x-Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 29 11 248 233 95
x-Ottawa Senators 82 43 31 8 261 247 94
x-Boston Bruins 82 41 29 12 212 222 94
e-Carolina Hurricanes 82 43 33 6 252 249 92
e-Buffalo Sabres 82 39 31 12 255 242 90
e-Florida Panthers 82 38 35 9 216 226 85
e-Toronto Maple Leafs 82 36 35 11 231 260 83
e-New York Islanders 82 35 38 9 194 243 79
e-Atlanta Thrashers 82 34 40 8 216 272 76
e-Tampa Bay Lightning 82 31 42 9 223 267 71

x - clinched playoff spot, y - clinched division title, z - clinched best conference record, e - eliminated from playoff contention, * - division leader

Western Conference [2] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
p-Detroit Red Wings * 82 54 21 7 257 184 115
y-San Jose Sharks * 82 49 23 10 222 193 108
y-Minnesota Wild * 82 44 28 10 223 218 98
x-Anaheim Ducks 82 47 27 8 205 191 102
x-Dallas Stars 82 45 30 7 242 207 97
x-Colorado Avalanche 82 44 31 7 231 219 95
x-Calgary Flames 82 42 30 10 229 227 94
x-Nashville Predators 82 41 32 9 230 229 91
e-Edmonton Oilers 82 41 35 6 235 251 88
e-Chicago Blackhawks 82 40 34 8 239 235 88
e-Vancouver Canucks 82 39 33 10 213 215 88
e-Phoenix Coyotes 82 38 37 7 214 231 83
e-Columbus Blue Jackets 82 34 36 12 193 218 80
e-St. Louis Blues 82 33 36 13 205 237 79
e-Los Angeles Kings 82 32 43 7 231 266 71

x - clinched playoff spot, y - clinched division title, p - clinched Presidents' Trophy and best record in conference, e - eliminated from playoff contention, * - division leader

Tiebreaking Procedures[change | change source]

Where two or more clubs are tied in points at the end of the regular season, the standing of the clubs is determined in the following order:

  1. The greater number of games won.
  2. The greater number of points earned in games between the tied clubs.
  3. The difference between goals for and against.

Scoring leaders[change | change source]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts +/– PIM
Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals 82 65 47 112 +28 40
Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh Penguins 82 47 59 106 +16 78
Jarome Iginla Calgary Flames 82 50 48 98 +27 83
Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings 82 31 66 97 +41 20
Joe Thornton San Jose Sharks 82 29 67 96 +18 59
Henrik Zetterberg Detroit Red Wings 75 43 49 92 +30 34
Vincent Lecavalier Tampa Bay Lightning 81 40 52 92 -17 89
Jason Spezza Ottawa Senators 76 34 58 92 +26 66
Daniel Alfredsson Ottawa Senators 70 40 49 89 +15 34
Ilya Kovalchuk Atlanta Thrashers 79 52 35 87 -12 52

Leading goaltenders[change | change source]

GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/Shootout Losses; GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP TOI W L OT GA SO Sv% GAA
Chris Osgood Detroit Red Wings 43 2,409 27 9 4 84 4 .914 2.09
Dominik Hasek Detroit Red Wings 41 2,350 27 10 3 84 5 .902 2.14
Jean-Sebastien Giguere Anaheim Ducks 58 3,310 35 17 6 117 4 .922 2.12
Martin Brodeur New Jersey Devils 77 4,635 44 27 6 168 4 .920 2.17
Evgeni Nabokov San Jose Sharks 77 4,560 46 21 8 163 6 .910 2.14

Stanley Cup playoffs[change | change source]

Playoff seeds[change | change source]

After the 2007–08 NHL regular season, the standard of 16 teams qualified for the playoffs.

Eastern Conference[change | change source]

  1. Montreal Canadiens - Northeast Division and Eastern Conference regular season champion; 104 points
  2. Pittsburgh Penguins - Atlantic Division champion, 102 points
  3. Washington Capitals - Southeast Division champion, 94 points
  4. New Jersey Devils - 99 points
  5. New York Rangers - 97 points
  6. Philadelphia Flyers - 95 points
  7. Ottawa Senators - 94 points (43 wins)
  8. Boston Bruins - 94 points (41 wins)

Western Conference[change | change source]

  1. Detroit Red Wings - Central Division and Western Conference regular season champion; Presidents' Trophy winner, 115 points
  2. San Jose Sharks - Pacific Division champion, 108 points
  3. Minnesota Wild - Northwest Division champion, 98 points
  4. Anaheim Ducks - 102 points
  5. Dallas Stars - 97 points
  6. Colorado Avalanche - 95 points
  7. Calgary Flames - 94 points
  8. Nashville Predators - 91 points

Playoff Bracket[change | change source]

  Conference Quarterfinals Conference Semifinals Conference Finals Stanley Cup Final
                                     
1  Montreal Canadiens 4  
8  Boston Bruins 3  
  1  Montreal Canadiens 1  
  6  Philadelphia Flyers 4  
2  Pittsburgh Penguins 4
7  Ottawa Senators 0  
  6  Philadelphia Flyers 1  
Eastern Conference
  2  Pittsburgh Penguins 4  
3  Washington Capitals 3  
6  Philadelphia Flyers 4  
  2  Pittsburgh Penguins 4
  5  New York Rangers 1  
4  New Jersey Devils 1
5  New York Rangers 4  
  E2  Pittsburgh Penguins 2
  W1  Detroit Red Wings 4
1  Detroit Red Wings 4  
8  Nashville Predators 2  
  1  Detroit Red Wings 4
  6  Colorado Avalanche 0  
2  San Jose Sharks 4
7  Calgary Flames 3  
  1  Detroit Red Wings 4
Western Conference
  5  Dallas Stars 2  
3  Minnesota Wild 2  
6  Colorado Avalanche 4  
  2  San Jose Sharks 2
  5  Dallas Stars 4  
4  Anaheim Ducks 2
5  Dallas Stars 4  

NHL awards[change | change source]

Presidents' Trophy: Detroit Red Wings
Prince of Wales Trophy: Pittsburgh Penguins
Clarence S. Campbell Bowl: Detroit Red Wings
Art Ross Trophy: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy: Jason Blake, Toronto Maple Leafs
Calder Memorial Trophy: Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Conn Smythe Trophy: Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings
Frank J. Selke Trophy: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Hart Memorial Trophy: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Jack Adams Award: Bruce Boudreau, Washington Capitals
James Norris Memorial Trophy: Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings
King Clancy Memorial Trophy: Vincent Lecavalier, Tampa Bay Lightning
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Lester B. Pearson Award: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
NHL Plus/Minus Award: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award: Dan Ellis, Nashville Predators
Vezina Trophy: Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils
William M. Jennings Trophy: Dominik Hasek and Chris Osgood, Detroit Red Wings
Lester Patrick Trophy: Brian Burke, Phil Housley, Ted Lindsay, Bob Naegele Jr.
NHL Lifetime Achievement Award: Gordie Howe

NHL All Star Team[change | change source]

First All-Star Team

Second All-Star Team

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]