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NHL - Week 24 of 26

Eastern Conference Losing Magic Numbers

How close is your team from being eliminated from winning a certain playoff spot? A Losing Magic Number is the number of consecutive upcoming games a team must lose to guarantee losing a given playoff spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

Eastern Conference Playoff Standings
Record Metropolitan Divisional Winners Atlantic Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team Division Div W L OTL GP Pts 1* 2* 3 1* 2* 3 7 8 9
Capitals Metropolitan Met 47 17 8 72 102 9 MW MW - - - MW ^ ^
Penguins Metropolitan Met 46 17 9 72 101 9 10 MW - - - MW ^ ^
Blue Jackets Metropolitan Met 47 19 6 72 100 7 9 MW - - - MW MW ^
Canadiens Atlantic Atl 41 23 9 73 91 - - - MW MW MW MW MW MW
Senators Atlantic Atl 40 24 8 72 88 - - - 8 MW MW MW MW MW
Maple Leafs Atlantic Atl 34 23 15 72 83 - - - 6 8 10 10 MW MW
Rangers Metropolitan Met 45 25 4 74 94 4 4 6 - - - MW MW MW
Bruins Atlantic Atl 38 29 6 73 82 - - - 5 7 9 9 MW MW
 
Islanders Metropolitan Met 34 26 12 72 80 X X X - - - 3 9 MW
Lightning Atlantic Atl 34 29 9 72 77 - - - 3 5 7 7 8 MW
Hurricanes Metropolitan Met 31 27 13 71 75 X X X - - - 2 8 MW
Flyers Metropolitan Met 33 31 8 72 74 X X X - - - X 6 MW
Panthers Atlantic Atl 31 30 11 72 73 - - - 1 3 4 X 6 MW
Sabres Atlantic Atl 30 32 12 74 72 - - - X 1 2 X 3 MW
Red Wings Atlantic Atl 29 32 11 72 69 - - - X 1 3 X 3 MW
Devils Metropolitan Met 27 33 12 72 66 X X X - - - X 2 MW
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • numeric indicates the number of consecutive upcoming games that must be lost to guarantee losing this spot
  • "MW" indicates the team Might Win the playoff spot despite losing all of its remaining games
  • * denotes first round home field advantage in the playoffs