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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 32 14 1 65 34 32 31 - - - 29 27 0
Penguins Metropolitan 27 12 8 62 DNCD 35 30 - - - 30 29 0
Rangers Metropolitan 27 14 4 58 37 37 33 - - - 32 31 0
Red Wings Atlantic 28 11 9 65 - - - 33 30 29 29 28 0
Lightning Atlantic 30 15 4 64 - - - 33 32 29 29 28 0
Canadiens Atlantic 30 13 3 63 - - - 34 31 30 30 29 0
Capitals Metropolitan 24 14 9 57 DNCD 35 35 - - - 34 33 0
Bruins Atlantic 25 16 7 57 - - - DNCD DNCD 34 34 32 0
 
Panthers Atlantic 20 15 10 50 - - - DNCD DNCD 37 37 36 0
Senators Atlantic 19 18 9 47 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Maple Leafs Atlantic 22 23 3 47 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Flyers Metropolitan 20 22 7 47 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Blue Jackets Metropolitan 21 22 3 45 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Devils Metropolitan 17 22 8 42 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Hurricanes Metropolitan 17 25 5 39 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Sabres Atlantic 14 31 3 31 - - - 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 home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs