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Eastern Conference Winning Magic Numbers

How close is your team to clinching a certain playoff spot? A Winning Magic Number is the number of consecutive upcoming games a team must win to guarantee winning a given playoff spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

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Eastern Conference Winning Magic Numbers

  Record  Metropolitan Divisional Winners Atlantic Divisional Winners Wildcard No Playoffs
Team Division W L OTL Pts 1* 2* 3 1* 2* 3 7 8 9
Islanders Metropolitan 32 16 1 65 32 31 29 - - - 29 27 0
Penguins Metropolitan 28 13 8 64 DNCD 32 30 - - - 29 28 0
Rangers Metropolitan 28 15 4 60 35 34 31 - - - 30 29 0
Lightning Atlantic 32 15 4 68 - - - 31 30 27 27 25 0
Canadiens Atlantic 32 13 3 67 - - - 31 29 28 28 26 0
Red Wings Atlantic 29 12 9 67 - - - 32 30 28 28 27 0
Bruins Atlantic 27 16 7 61 - - - DNCD DNCD 32 31 29 0
Capitals Metropolitan 25 14 10 60 DNCD 33 33 - - - 32 31 0
 
Panthers Atlantic 21 16 10 52 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 34 0
Flyers Metropolitan 22 22 7 51 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Senators Atlantic 20 19 9 49 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Maple Leafs Atlantic 22 25 4 48 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Devils Metropolitan 19 22 9 47 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Blue Jackets Metropolitan 21 24 3 45 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Hurricanes Metropolitan 17 26 6 40 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Sabres Atlantic 14 33 3 31 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
  • 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 won to guarantee winning this spot
  • "DNCD" indicates the team Does Not Control its Destiny for this playoff spot and thus, even after winning all remaining games, needs help from other teams to win
  • * denotes home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs