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NHL - Week 21 of 28

Eastern Conference Losing Magic Numbers

How close is your team from being eliminated from winning a certain playoff spot? A Losing Magic Number is the number of games a team must lose to guarantee losing a given playoff spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

Eastern Conference Losing Magic Numbers
Record Metropolitan Divisional Winners Atlantic Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team DivisionDiv W L OTLi
Overtime Loses
GPi
Games Played
82 game season
Ptsi
Pts = 2*W + 1*OTL
1*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
2*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
3 1*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
2*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
3 7 8 9
Rangers MetropolitanMet 39 17 3 59 81 MW MW MW - - - MW MW MW
Hurricanes MetropolitanMet 34 18 6 58 74 21 MW MW - - - MW MW MW
Flyers MetropolitanMet 30 22 7 59 67 16 20 23 - - - 23 23 MW
Bruins AtlanticAtl 34 12 14 60 82 - - - 22 MW MW MW MW MW
Panthers AtlanticAtl 38 16 4 58 80 - - - 23 MW MW MW MW MW
Maple Leafs AtlanticAtl 33 16 8 57 74 - - - 20 22 25 MW MW MW
Red Wings AtlanticAtl 32 20 6 58 70 - - - 17 19 23 23 24 MW
Lightning AtlanticAtl 32 23 5 60 69 - - - 15 17 20 21 MW MW
 
Capitals MetropolitanMet 27 21 9 57 63 16 20 23 - - - 23 23 MW
Devils MetropolitanMet 29 25 4 58 62 15 19 21 - - - 21 21 MW
Islanders MetropolitanMet 24 20 14 58 62 15 18 21 - - - 21 21 MW
Penguins MetropolitanMet 26 21 8 55 60 17 21 23 - - - 23 23 MW
Sabres AtlanticAtl 27 27 4 58 58 - - - 11 14 16 17 19 MW
Senators AtlanticAtl 25 28 3 56 53 - - - 11 13 16 17 19 MW
Canadiens AtlanticAtl 22 28 8 58 52 - - - 8 10 13 14 16 MW
Blue Jackets MetropolitanMet 19 28 10 57 48 9 12 15 - - - 15 15 MW
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this spot
  • X means the team cannot win this spot
  • numeric indicates the number of games that must be lost to guarantee losing this spot
  • "MW" indicates the team Might Win the spot despite losing all of its remaining games
  • * denotes first round home ice advantage in the playoffs