NHL Magic Numbers

Updated: October 20, 2014 11:57pm 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 6 5 1 0 10   152 152 152 151 152 149 150 150 148
 NYI 5 4 1 0 8 154   154 154 153 154 151 152 152 150
 OTT 5 4 1 0 8 154 154   154 153 154 151 152 152 150
 WSH 5 3 0 2 8 154 154 154   153 154 151 152 152 150
 DET 5 3 1 1 7 NC NC NC NC   NC 152 153 153 151
 PIT 4 3 1 0 6 156 156 156 156 155   153 154 154 152
 TBL 6 3 2 1 7 NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC 151
 NJD 5 3 2 0 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC 153 154   152
 CLB 5 3 2 0 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC 153   154 152
 NYR 6 3 3 0 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 BOS 7 3 4 0 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 TOR 6 2 3 1 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 FLA 5 1 2 2 4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 154
 PHI 5 1 2 2 4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 154
 CAR 4 0 2 2 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 156
 BUF 6 1 5 0 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

Western Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 ANA 6 5 1 0 10   152 151 NC 151 150 148 152 149 150
 NSH 5 3 0 2 8 154   153 NC 153 152 150 154 151 152
 LOS 6 4 1 1 9 NC NC   NC 152 151 149 NC 150 151
 CHI 4 3 0 1 7 155 155 154   154 153 151 155 152 153
 SJS 6 4 1 1 9 NC NC 152 NC   151 149 NC 150 151
 DAL 5 2 1 2 6 NC NC NC NC NC   152 NC 153 154
 CGY 7 4 3 0 8 NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC NC
 VAN 4 3 1 0 6 156 156 155 NC 155 154 152   153 154
 STL 5 2 2 1 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 153 NC   NC
 PHX 4 2 2 0 4 NC NC NC NC NC 156 154 NC 155 156
 MIN 4 2 2 0 4 NC NC NC NC NC 156 154 NC 155  
 EDM 6 1 4 1 3 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 COL 6 1 4 1 3 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 WPG 5 1 4 0 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC