In NHL, the west is the best

The return of interconference play should be a boost to teams in the Western Conference. From the 2009-10 season to 2011-12, all but two of the 15 teams in the West had a winning record when playing teams from the East.


Vancouver; 35-16-3


St. Louis; 34-13-7

Colorado; 33-14-7

Get Sports Headlines in your inbox:
The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning.
Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

San Jose; 33-17-4

Chicago; 32-14-8

*Detroit; 31-17-6


Los Angeles; 31-17-6

Nashville; 30-15-9

Anaheim; 28-19-7

Calgary; 26-18-10

Dallas; 26-21-7

Phoenix; 25-19-10

*Columbus; 25-20-9

Edmonton; 23-25-6

Minnesota; 21-23-10


Pittsburgh; 33-13-8

Buffalo; 31-16-7

Philadelphia; 28-17-9

NY Rangers; 28-23-3

Boston; 26-20-8

Washington; 26-24-4

NY Islanders; 25-18-11

Tampa Bay; 25-20-9

New Jersey; 25-24-5

Carolina; 23-24-7

Toronto; 23-26-5

Montreal; 22-24-8

*Winnipeg; 22-26-6

Ottawa; 21-26-7

Florida; 19-23-12

(* -- switched conferences in this season’s realignment).

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of