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Mon Feb 18 3:45 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
No
POs
Team Division Div W L OTL GP Pts 1* 2* 3 1* 2* 3 7 8 9
Islanders MetropolitanMet 35 17 6 58 76 20 20 19 - - - 19 18 0
Capitals MetropolitanMet 32 20 7 59 71 DNCD DNCD 22 - - - 22 20 0
Blue Jackets MetropolitanMet 33 21 3 57 69 DNCD 24 22 - - - 21 21 0
Lightning AtlanticAtl 44 11 4 59 92 - - - 15 15 12 11 11 0
Bruins AtlanticAtl 34 17 8 59 76 - - - DNCD DNCD 20 19 18 0
Maple Leafs AtlanticAtl 36 19 3 58 75 - - - DNCD 24 19 19 19 0
Penguins MetropolitanMet 31 21 7 59 69 DNCD 23 23 - - - 22 21 0
Canadiens AtlanticAtl 31 21 7 59 69 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD 22 21 0
 
Hurricanes MetropolitanMet 31 22 6 59 68 DNCD DNCD 23 - - - 22 22 0
Sabres AtlanticAtl 28 23 7 58 63 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Flyers MetropolitanMet 28 24 7 59 63 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Panthers AtlanticAtl 25 24 8 57 58 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Rangers MetropolitanMet 25 25 8 58 58 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Devils MetropolitanMet 23 28 8 59 54 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Red Wings AtlanticAtl 23 29 8 60 54 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Senators AtlanticAtl 22 31 5 58 49 - - - 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