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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
Penguins Metropolitan 5 2 1 11 71 69 68 - - - 67 66 0
Islanders Metropolitan 6 3 0 12 71 69 68 - - - 66 65 0
Rangers Metropolitan 5 4 0 10 71 70 69 - - - 68 66 0
Canadiens Atlantic 8 2 0 16 - - - 69 68 66 65 64 0
Senators Atlantic 5 2 1 11 - - - 71 69 69 68 67 0
Lightning Atlantic 6 3 1 13 - - - 70 69 68 67 66 0
Red Wings Atlantic 5 2 2 12 - - - 72 70 68 67 66 0
Devils Metropolitan 4 3 2 10 71 70 69 - - - 68 66 0
 
Capitals Metropolitan 4 3 2 10 71 69 68 - - - 67 66 0
Blue Jackets Metropolitan 4 5 0 8 72 71 70 - - - 69 67 0
Maple Leafs Atlantic 4 4 1 9 - - - 73 72 70 69 68 0
Bruins Atlantic 5 6 0 10 - - - DNCD 71 69 68 67 0
Flyers Metropolitan 3 4 2 8 73 71 70 - - - 69 68 0
Panthers Atlantic 2 2 3 7 - - - 73 72 71 70 69 0
Sabres Atlantic 2 8 0 4 - - - DNCD DNCD 72 71 69 0
Hurricanes Metropolitan 0 6 2 2 DNCD 74 73 - - - 71 70 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