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NHL - Week 17 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
Hurricanes MetropolitanMet 31 9 8 48 70 34 MW MW - - - MW MW MW
Devils MetropolitanMet 32 13 4 49 68 32 33 MW - - - MW MW MW
Rangers MetropolitanMet 27 14 8 49 62 29 31 32 - - - 32 33 MW
Bruins AtlanticAtl 38 6 4 48 80 - - - MW MW MW MW MW MW
Maple Leafs AtlanticAtl 30 12 8 50 68 - - - 26 MW MW MW MW MW
Lightning AtlanticAtl 31 15 1 47 63 - - - 27 33 MW MW MW MW
Capitals MetropolitanMet 26 19 6 51 58 25 27 28 - - - 28 29 MW
Penguins MetropolitanMet 24 15 9 48 57 27 29 31 - - - 31 32 MW
 
Sabres AtlanticAtl 26 19 3 48 55 - - - 22 28 30 30 31 MW
Islanders MetropolitanMet 24 22 5 51 53 22 24 26 - - - 26 27 MW
Panthers AtlanticAtl 23 22 6 51 52 - - - 18 24 26 26 26 MW
Red Wings AtlanticAtl 21 19 8 48 50 - - - 19 25 25 27 28 MW
Flyers MetropolitanMet 20 21 9 50 49 21 23 24 - - - 25 26 MW
Senators AtlanticAtl 22 23 3 48 47 - - - 18 24 26 26 27 MW
Canadiens AtlanticAtl 20 25 4 49 44 - - - 15 21 21 23 24 MW
Blue Jackets MetropolitanMet 15 31 3 49 33 14 16 17 - - - 18 19 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