NHL Magic Numbers

Updated: November 23, 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 22 16 5 1 33   NC 117 119 113 112 116 113 115 110
 PIT 19 13 4 2 28 125   122 124 118 117 121 118 120 115
 TBL 22 14 6 2 30 NC NC   NC 116 115 119 116 118 113
 NYI 20 14 6 0 28 NC NC 122   118 117 121 118 120 115
 BOS 22 13 9 0 26 NC NC NC NC   119 NC 120 NC 117
 WSH 20 9 8 3 21 NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC NC 122
 DET 20 10 5 5 25 NC NC NC NC 121 120   121 123 118
 TOR 21 11 8 2 24 NC NC NC NC 122 121 NC   NC 119
 OTT 19 9 6 4 22 NC NC NC NC 124 123 NC 124   121
 NJD 21 9 9 3 21 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 FLA 18 7 5 6 20 NC NC NC NC 126 125 NC 126 128 123
 NYR 19 8 7 4 20 NC NC NC NC 126 125 NC 126 NC 123
 PHI 19 8 9 2 18 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 125
 CAR 20 6 11 3 15 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 CLB 20 6 12 2 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 BUF 21 6 13 2 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

Western Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 ANA 21 12 4 5 29   NC 119 122 122 120 119 113 116 119
 NSH 20 13 5 2 28 123   120 123 123 121 120 114 117 120
 CGY 22 13 7 2 28 NC NC   NC NC NC 120 114 117 120
 STL 20 13 6 1 27 124 NC 121   124 122 121 115 118 121
 VAN 20 13 6 1 27 124 NC 121 124   122 121 115 118 121
 CHI 20 12 7 1 25 NC NC 123 NC NC   123 117 120 123
 LOS 21 11 6 4 26 NC NC 122 NC NC NC   116 119 122
 SJS 23 10 9 4 24 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC
 WPG 21 10 8 3 23 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 119   NC
 MIN 19 11 8 0 22 NC NC 126 NC NC NC 126 120 123  
 DAL 21 8 9 4 20 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 122 NC NC
 PHX 21 9 10 2 20 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 122 NC NC
 COL 21 7 9 5 19 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 EDM 21 6 13 2 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC