NHL Magic Numbers

Updated: October 31, 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 11 8 2 1 17   142 140 139 141 139 141 135 139 139
 PIT 9 6 2 1 13 146   144 143 145 143 145 139 143 143
 TBL 11 7 3 1 15 NC NC   141 NC 141 NC 137 141 141
 NYI 10 6 4 0 12 NC NC NC   NC 144 NC 140 144 144
 DET 9 5 2 2 12 NC NC 145 144   144 146 140 144 144
 NJD 10 5 3 2 12 NC NC NC 144 NC   NC 140 144 144
 OTT 9 5 2 2 12 NC NC 145 144 146 144   140 144 144
 BOS 12 6 6 0 12 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC
 NYR 9 5 4 0 10 NC NC NC 146 NC 146 NC 142   146
 WSH 9 4 3 2 10 NC NC NC 146 NC 146 NC 142 146  
 PHI 10 4 4 2 10 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 142 NC NC
 FLA 8 3 2 3 9 NC NC 148 147 NC 147 NC 143 147 147
 TOR 9 4 4 1 9 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 143 NC NC
 CLB 9 4 5 0 8 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 144 NC NC
 BUF 11 2 8 1 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 CAR 8 0 6 2 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC

Western Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 ANA 11 8 3 0 16   NC 142 141 142 142 138 138 141 141
 NSH 9 6 1 2 14 144   144 143 144 144 140 140 143 143
 VAN 10 7 3 0 14 144 NC   143 144 144 140 140 143 143
 CHI 10 6 3 1 13 NC NC NC   NC NC 141 141 144 144
 LOS 10 6 2 2 14 144 NC 144 143   144 140 140 143 143
 MIN 9 6 3 0 12 146 NC 146 145 146   142 142 145 145
 SJS 12 6 4 2 14 NC NC NC NC NC NC   140 NC NC
 CGY 11 5 4 2 12 NC NC NC NC NC NC 142   NC NC
 STL 9 5 3 1 11 NC NC NC 146 NC NC 143 143   146
 DAL 9 4 2 3 11 NC NC NC 146 NC NC 143 143 146  
 COL 11 3 4 4 10 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 WPG 10 4 5 1 9 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 EDM 10 4 5 1 9 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 PHX 9 3 5 1 7 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC