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Fri Feb 23 8:45 am

NHL - Week 21 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 34 20 7 61 75 20 19 19 - - - 17 17 0
Penguins MetropolitanMet 35 22 4 61 74 21 19 17 - - - 17 16 0
Flyers MetropolitanMet 32 19 10 61 74 21 20 19 - - - 17 16 0
Lightning AtlanticAtl 41 17 3 61 85 - - - 20 15 11 11 11 0
Bruins AtlanticAtl 37 13 8 58 82 - - - 21 18 13 13 12 0
Maple Leafs AtlanticAtl 38 20 5 63 81 - - - DNCD DNCD 13 13 13 0
Devils MetropolitanMet 31 22 8 61 70 DNCD DNCD 21 - - - 19 18 0
Blue Jackets MetropolitanMet 30 26 5 61 65 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
 
Islanders MetropolitanMet 29 26 7 62 65 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Hurricanes MetropolitanMet 27 23 10 60 64 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - 22 22 0
Panthers AtlanticAtl 27 25 6 58 60 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 23 0
Rangers MetropolitanMet 27 29 5 61 59 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Red Wings AtlanticAtl 24 26 10 60 58 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Canadiens AtlanticAtl 23 29 8 60 54 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Senators AtlanticAtl 21 29 10 60 52 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Sabres AtlanticAtl 18 32 11 61 47 - - - 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