In the event two or more teams are tied in points, the following tiebreaker rules will be applied to determinte which team is ranked higher in the standings:
- Fewer Games Played (GP): The team that has played less games (aka higher point percentage).
- Regulaion Wins (RW): Team that has more wins in regulation (i.e. excluding overtime and shootout wins).
- Overall Wins (W): Team that has more total wins, regardless of how.
- Head-to-Head: The higher point percentage earned against other teams inlcuded in the tie.
- Goal Differntial (DIFF): Team with the higher goal differential.
- Penalty Minutes (PIM): Team with fewer accumulated penalty minutes.