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Tue Jan 23 8:30 am

NHL - Week 17 of 27

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
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POs
Team Division Div W L OTL GP Pts 1* 2* 3 1* 2* 3 7 8 9
Capitals MetropolitanMet 28 15 5 48 61 34 30 29 - - - 28 28 0
Devils MetropolitanMet 24 14 8 46 56 36 33 32 - - - 31 31 0
Blue Jackets MetropolitanMet 26 18 3 47 55 35 34 33 - - - 32 31 0
Lightning AtlanticAtl 32 12 3 47 67 - - - 33 26 25 25 25 0
Bruins AtlanticAtl 27 10 8 45 62 - - - 35 29 27 27 27 0
Maple Leafs AtlanticAtl 26 18 5 49 57 - - - DNCD DNCD 28 28 28 0
Flyers MetropolitanMet 23 16 8 47 54 DNCD 35 33 - - - 32 31 0
Rangers MetropolitanMet 24 19 5 48 53 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - 34 33 0
 
Penguins MetropolitanMet 25 21 3 49 53 DNCD DNCD 33 - - - 33 32 0
Islanders MetropolitanMet 24 20 5 49 53 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - 33 32 0
Hurricanes MetropolitanMet 21 18 8 47 50 DNCD DNCD 35 - - - 34 34 0
Red Wings AtlanticAtl 19 20 7 46 45 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 36 0
Panthers AtlanticAtl 19 20 6 45 44 - - - DNCD DNCD 37 37 37 0
Canadiens AtlanticAtl 19 22 6 47 44 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Senators AtlanticAtl 15 21 9 45 39 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Sabres AtlanticAtl 12 26 9 47 33 - - - 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 first round home ice advantage in the playoffs