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Fri Feb 24 2:15 am

NHL - Week 20 of 26

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.

Eastern Conference Playoff Standings
Record Metropolitan Divisional Winners Atlantic Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team Division Div W L OTL GP Pts 1* 2* 3 1* 2* 3 7 8 9
Capitals Metropolitan Met 40 12 7 59 87 21 19 18 - - - 13 12 0
Penguins Metropolitan Met 37 14 8 59 82 DNCD 22 21 - - - 15 15 0
Rangers Metropolitan Met 39 19 2 60 80 DNCD DNCD 22 - - - 15 14 0
Canadiens Atlantic Atl 32 21 8 61 72 - - - 20 19 19 19 19 0
Senators Atlantic Atl 32 20 6 58 70 - - - 21 20 19 19 19 0
Maple Leafs Atlantic Atl 28 20 12 60 68 - - - DNCD DNCD 21 21 21 0
Blue Jackets Metropolitan Met 37 16 5 58 79 DNCD 24 22 - - - 15 15 0
Islanders Metropolitan Met 29 21 10 60 68 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD 22 0
 
Bruins Atlantic Atl 31 24 6 61 68 - - - DNCD DNCD 21 21 21 0
Panthers Atlantic Atl 28 21 10 59 66 - - - DNCD 23 22 22 22 0
Flyers Metropolitan Met 28 25 7 60 63 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Sabres Atlantic Atl 26 24 10 60 62 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Lightning Atlantic Atl 27 25 8 60 62 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Devils Metropolitan Met 25 25 10 60 60 DNCD DNCD DNCD - - - DNCD DNCD 0
Red Wings Atlantic Atl 24 26 10 60 58 - - - DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Hurricanes Metropolitan Met 24 24 8 56 56 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 first round home field advantage in the playoffs