Atlantic Division (NHL)

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The NHL's Atlantic Division was formed in 1993 as part of the Eastern Conference in a league realignment, the predecessor of which was the Patrick Division. It was changed in 2013 with the league's realignment.

Division lineups[change | change source]

1993–1998[change | change source]

Changes from the 1992–93 season[change | change source]

  • The Atlantic Division is formed as a result of NHL realignment
  • The New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Washington Capitals come from the Patrick Division
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning come from the Norris Division
  • The Florida Panthers are added as an expansion team

1998–2013[change | change source]

Changes from the 1997–98 season[change | change source]

2013–Present[change | change source]

Changes from the 2012–13 season[change | change source]

  • The Northeast and Southeast Divisions are dissolved due to NHL realignment
  • The New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Pittsburgh Penguins move to the Metropolitan Division
  • The Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and Toronto Maple Leafs come from the Northeast Division
  • The Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning come from the Southeast Division
  • The Detroit Red Wings come from the Central Division

Division champions[change | change source]

Atlantic Division (1993–2013)[change | change source]

Atlantic Division (2013–present)[change | change source]

Season results[change | change source]

Season 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
1993–94 NY Rangers (112) New Jersey (106) Washington (88) NY Islanders (84) Florida (83) Philadelphia (80) Tampa Bay (71)
1994–95 Philadelphia (60) New Jersey (52) Washington (52) NY Rangers (47) Florida (46) Tampa Bay (37) NY Islanders (35)
1995–96 Philadelphia (103) NY Rangers (96) Florida (92) Washington (89) Tampa Bay (88) New Jersey (86) NY Islanders (54)
1996–97 New Jersey (104) Philadelphia (103) Florida (89) NY Rangers (86) Washington (75) Tampa Bay (74) NY Islanders (70)
1997–98 New Jersey (107) Philadelphia (95) Washington (92) NY Islanders (71) NY Rangers (68) Florida (63) Tampa Bay (44)
1998–99 New Jersey (105) Philadelphia (93) Pittsburgh (90) NY Rangers (77) NY Islanders (58)
1999–2000 Philadelphia (105) New Jersey (103) Pittsburgh (88) NY Rangers (73) NY Islanders (58)
2000–01 New Jersey (111) Philadelphia (100) Pittsburgh (96) NY Rangers (72) NY Islanders (52)
2001–02 Philadelphia (97) NY Islanders (96) New Jersey (95) NY Rangers (80) Pittsburgh (69)
2002–03 New Jersey (108) Philadelphia (107) NY Islanders (83) NY Rangers (78) Pittsburgh (65)
2003–04 Philadelphia (101) New Jersey (100) NY Islanders (91) NY Rangers (69) Pittsburgh (58)
2004–05 No season due to 2004–05 NHL lockout
2005–06 New Jersey (101) Philadelphia (101) NY Rangers (100) NY Islanders (78) Pittsburgh (58)
2006–07 New Jersey (107) Pittsburgh (105) NY Rangers (94) NY Islanders (92) Philadelphia (56)
2007–08 Pittsburgh (102) New Jersey (99) NY Rangers (97) Philadelphia (95) NY Islanders (79)
2008–09 New Jersey (106) Pittsburgh (99) Philadelphia (99) NY Rangers (95) NY Islanders (61)
2009–10 New Jersey (103) Pittsburgh (101) Philadelphia (88) NY Rangers (87) NY Islanders (79)
2010–11 Philadelphia (106) Pittsburgh (106) NY Rangers (93) New Jersey (81) NY Islanders (73)
2011–12 NY Rangers (109) Pittsburgh (108) Philadelphia (103) New Jersey (102) NY Islanders (79)
2012–13 Pittsburgh (72) NY Rangers (56) NY Islanders (55) Philadelphia (49) New Jersey (48)
Realignment
2013–14 Boston (117) Tampa Bay (101) Montreal (100) Detroit (93) Ottawa (88) Toronto (84) Florida (66) Buffalo (52)
2014–15 Montreal (110) Tampa Bay (108) Detroit (100) Ottawa (99) Boston (96) Florida (91) Toronto (68) Buffalo (54)
2015–16 Florida (103) Tampa Bay (97) Detroit (93) Boston (93) Ottawa (85) Montreal (82) Buffalo (81) Toronto (69)
2016–17 Montreal (103) Ottawa (98) Boston (95) Toronto (95) Tampa Bay (94) Florida (81) Detroit (79) Buffalo (78)
  • Green background denotes qualified for playoffs

Stanley Cup winners produced[change | change source]

  1. 1994—New York Rangers
  2. 1995—New Jersey Devils
  3. 2000—New Jersey Devils
  4. 2003—New Jersey Devils
  5. 2009—Pittsburgh Penguins

Presidents' Trophy winners produced[change | change source]

  1. 1994—New York Rangers
  2. 2014—Boston Bruins

Atlantic Division titles won by team[change | change source]

Team Number of championships won Last year won
New Jersey Devils 9 2010
Philadelphia Flyers 6 2011
Montreal Canadiens 2 2017
New York Rangers 2 2012
Pittsburgh Penguins 2 2013
Boston Bruins 1 2014
Florida Panthers 1 2016
Buffalo Sabres 0
Detroit Red Wings 0
Ottawa Senators 0
Tampa Bay Lightning 0
Toronto Maple Leafs 0
New York Islanders 0
Washington Capitals 0

Teams in bold are currently in the division.

References[change | change source]