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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 41 21 2 84 DNCD 18 16 - - - 14 12 0
Rangers Metropolitan 38 17 6 82 20 18 14 - - - 14 12 0
Penguins Metropolitan 36 17 9 81 DNCD 19 17 - - - 15 13 0
Canadiens Atlantic 41 16 5 87 - - - 18 14 13 13 10 0
Lightning Atlantic 38 20 6 82 - - - DNCD DNCD 13 13 12 0
Red Wings Atlantic 35 15 11 81 - - - DNCD 17 15 15 13 0
Capitals Metropolitan 34 20 10 78 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - 16 15 0
Bruins Atlantic 31 22 9 71 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD 20 17 0
 
Panthers Atlantic 28 22 13 69 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 19 0
Flyers Metropolitan 27 25 11 65 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Senators Atlantic 27 23 10 64 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 22 0
Devils Metropolitan 26 27 10 62 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Blue Jackets Metropolitan 26 32 4 56 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Hurricanes Metropolitan 24 30 7 55 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Maple Leafs Atlantic 25 33 5 55 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Sabres Atlantic 19 39 5 43 - - - X X X 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