NHL Magic Numbers

Updated: November 28, 2014 3:56am PDT

#Number of points needed to guarantee at least a tie with the team currently at this seed (refer to tie-breakers)

«Team has secured a spot higher than the team currently at this seed

Team has secured at least a tie with the team currently at this seed (refer to tie-breakers)

NCTeam does not control their own destiny for securing this seed

Team has been eliminated from securing this seed

± Tiebreaking procedures

NHL Tiebreakers

  1. The greater number of games won (not including games won in a shootout)
  2. The greater number of points earned in games between the tied clubs. If two clubs are tied, and have not played an equal number of home games against each other, points earned in the first game played in the city that had the extra game shall not be included. If more than two clubs are tied, the higher percentage of available points earned in games among those clubs, and not including any "odd" games, shall be used to determine the standing.
  3. Goal differential

Eastern Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 MTL 23 16 6 1 33   NC NC 117 116 111 112 112 113 113
 PIT 21 15 4 2 32 119   120 118 117 112 113 113 114 114
 NYI 22 16 6 0 32 119 NC   118 117 112 113 113 114 114
 TBL 23 15 6 2 32 NC NC NC   117 112 113 113 114 114
 DET 22 12 5 5 29 NC NC NC NC   115 116 116 117 117
 NYR 21 9 8 4 22 NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC NC NC
 BOS 23 13 9 1 27 NC NC NC NC NC 117   118 NC NC
 TOR 22 11 8 3 25 NC NC NC NC NC 119 120   NC NC
 OTT 21 10 7 4 24 NC NC NC NC NC 120 121 121   122
 FLA 20 8 6 6 22 NC NC NC NC NC 122 123 123 124  
 WSH 21 9 8 4 22 NC NC NC NC NC 122 NC NC NC NC
 NJD 22 9 10 3 21 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 PHI 21 8 10 3 19 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 CAR 21 6 12 3 15 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 CLB 21 6 13 2 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 BUF 22 6 14 2 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

Western Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 ANA 23 14 4 5 33   NC 118 117 113 114 114 110 113 107
 NSH 22 15 5 2 32 119   119 118 114 115 115 111 114 108
 VAN 22 15 6 1 31 120 NC   119 115 116 116 112 115 109
 STL 22 14 6 2 30 NC NC NC   116 117 117 113 116 110
 CGY 24 14 8 2 30 NC NC NC NC   NC NC 113 116 110
 CHI 22 13 8 1 27 NC NC NC NC 119   120 116 119 113
 LOS 23 12 6 5 29 NC NC NC NC 117 118   114 117 111
 WPG 24 12 9 3 27 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC 113
 MIN 21 12 9 0 24 NC NC NC NC 122 NC NC 119   116
 SJS 24 10 10 4 24 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 DAL 22 9 9 4 22 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 118
 PHX 23 9 11 3 21 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 COL 23 8 10 5 21 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 EDM 23 6 14 3 15 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC