NHL Magic Numbers

Updated: January 29, 2015 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                    
 NYI 47 32 14 1 65   68 65 65 70 62 67 60 59 49
 DET 48 28 11 9 65 NC   65 65 NC 62 67 60 59 49
 TBL 49 30 15 4 64 NC NC   66 NC 63 NC 61 60 50
 PIT 48 27 13 8 62 NC NC 68   NC 65 NC 63 62 52
 MTL 46 30 13 3 63 72 70 67 67   64 69 62 61 51
 WSH 48 25 14 9 59 NC NC NC NC NC   NC 66 65 55
 NYR 45 27 14 4 58 NC NC 72 72 NC 69   67 66 56
 BOS 48 25 16 7 57 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   67 57
 FLA 45 20 15 10 50 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   64
 TOR 49 22 23 4 48 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 OTT 46 19 18 9 47 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 67
 PHI 49 20 22 7 47 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 CLB 46 21 22 3 45 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 69
 NJD 48 18 22 8 44 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 CAR 47 17 25 5 39 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 BUF 48 14 31 3 31 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

Western Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 ANA 48 32 10 6 70   NC 64 54 60 57 56 53 52 47
 NSH 46 31 10 5 67 71   67 57 63 60 59 56 55 50
 STL 46 29 13 4 62 NC NC   62 68 65 64 61 60 55
 SJS 48 25 17 6 56 NC NC NC   NC NC NC 67 66 61
 CHI 48 30 16 2 62 NC NC NC 62   65 64 61 60 55
 VAN 46 26 17 3 55 NC NC NC 69 NC   71 68 67 62
 WPG 49 26 15 8 60 NC NC NC 64 NC NC   63 62 57
 CGY 48 26 19 3 55 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   67 62
 LOS 48 21 15 12 54 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   63
 COL 49 20 18 11 51 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 DAL 47 21 19 7 49 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 68
 MIN 47 21 20 6 48 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 69
 ARI 47 16 25 6 38 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 EDM 48 12 27 9 33 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC