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NHL - Week 24 of 26

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.

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 10 7 5 - - - 0 ^ ^
Penguins Metropolitan Met 46 17 9 72 101 DNCD 9 5 - - - 0 ^ ^
Blue Jackets Metropolitan Met 47 19 6 72 100 10 9 6 - - - 1 0 ^
Canadiens Atlantic Atl 41 23 9 73 91 - - - 8 6 5 5 5 0
Senators Atlantic Atl 40 24 8 72 88 - - - 10 8 7 7 6 0
Maple Leafs Atlantic Atl 34 23 15 72 83 - - - DNCD DNCD 9 9 9 0
Rangers Metropolitan Met 45 25 4 74 94 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - 3 3 0
Bruins Atlantic Atl 38 29 6 73 82 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 8 0
 
Islanders Metropolitan Met 34 26 12 72 80 X X X - - - DNCD 10 0
Lightning Atlantic Atl 34 29 9 72 77 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Hurricanes Metropolitan Met 31 27 13 71 75 X X X - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Flyers Metropolitan Met 33 31 8 72 74 X X X - - - X DNCD 0
Panthers Atlantic Atl 31 30 11 72 73 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD X DNCD 0
Sabres Atlantic Atl 30 32 12 74 72 - - - X DNCD DNCD X DNCD 0
Red Wings Atlantic Atl 29 32 11 72 69 - - - X DNCD DNCD X DNCD 0
Devils Metropolitan Met 27 33 12 72 66 X X X - - - X 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 first round home field advantage in the playoffs