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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
Blue Jackets Metropolitan 4 2 0 8 73 72 71 - - - 70 69 0
Islanders Metropolitan 5 2 0 10 72 71 70 - - - 68 67 0
Rangers Metropolitan 4 3 0 8 73 72 72 - - - 70 69 0
Canadiens Atlantic 6 1 0 12 - - - 72 71 69 68 67 0
Senators Atlantic 4 1 0 8 - - - 73 72 71 70 69 0
Red Wings Atlantic 4 1 2 10 - - - 74 72 70 69 68 0
Lightning Atlantic 4 2 1 9 - - - 74 72 71 70 69 0
Penguins Metropolitan 3 2 1 7 74 72 71 - - - 70 69 0
 
Capitals Metropolitan 3 1 2 8 72 71 70 - - - 69 68 0
Devils Metropolitan 3 2 1 7 74 73 72 - - - 70 69 0
Maple Leafs Atlantic 3 3 1 7 - - - 75 74 72 71 70 0
Bruins Atlantic 4 5 0 8 - - - DNCD 73 71 70 69 0
Panthers Atlantic 2 2 2 6 - - - 75 74 73 71 70 0
Flyers Metropolitan 2 4 2 6 74 72 71 - - - 70 69 0
Sabres Atlantic 1 7 0 2 - - - DNCD DNCD 74 72 71 0
Hurricanes Metropolitan 0 4 2 2 DNCD 75 74 - - - 72 71 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