NHL Magic Numbers

Updated: October 25, 2014 3:56pm 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 7 6 1 0 12   148 147 148 148 146 150 146 146 142
 NYI 7 5 2 0 10 NC   149 150 150 148 NC 148 148 144
 TBL 8 5 2 1 11 NC NC   NC NC 147 NC 147 147 143
 WSH 6 3 1 2 8 NC 152 151   152 150 NC 150 150 146
 DET 7 4 1 2 10 NC 150 149 150   148 NC 148 148 144
 CLB 7 4 3 0 8 NC NC NC NC NC   NC 150 150 146
 OTT 5 4 1 0 8 154 152 151 152 152 150   150 150 146
 NJD 7 3 2 2 8 NC NC NC NC NC 150 NC 150   146
 NYR 7 4 3 0 8 NC NC NC NC NC 150 NC   150 146
 BOS 9 4 5 0 8 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 PIT 6 3 2 1 7 NC NC 152 NC NC 151 NC 151 151 147
 TOR 7 3 3 1 7 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 147
 FLA 6 2 2 2 6 NC NC NC NC NC 152 NC 152 152 148
 PHI 7 2 3 2 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 148
 BUF 9 2 7 0 4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 CAR 7 0 5 2 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

Western Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 ANA 8 7 1 0 14   148 147 146 143 147 141 144 141 146
 NSH 7 5 0 2 12 150   149 148 145 149 143 146 143 148
 LOS 7 5 1 1 11 NC NC   149 146 150 144 147 144 149
 DAL 7 4 1 2 10 NC NC NC   147 NC 145 148 145 150
 CGY 9 5 3 1 11 NC NC NC NC   NC 144 NC 144 NC
 CHI 6 4 1 1 9 NC NC 152 151 148   146 149 146 151
 SJS 9 4 4 1 9 NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC 146 NC
 VAN 7 4 3 0 8 NC NC NC NC 149 NC 147   147 NC
 EDM 8 3 4 1 7 NC NC NC NC NC NC 148 NC   NC
 MIN 5 3 2 0 6 NC NC NC 154 151 NC 149 152 149  
 COL 8 2 4 2 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 PHX 6 2 3 1 5 NC NC NC NC 152 NC 150 NC 150 NC
 STL 6 2 3 1 5 NC NC NC NC 152 NC 150 NC 150 NC
 WPG 7 2 5 0 4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC