NHL Magic Numbers

Updated: March 26, 2015 11:56pm 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                    
 NYR 73 47 19 7 101   13 12 6 6 7 5 2 «
 MTL 75 46 21 8 100 NC   13 7 7 8 6 3 1 «
 TBL 75 46 22 7 99 NC NC   8 8 9 7 4 2 «
 NYI 75 44 26 5 93 NC NC NC   14 NC 13 10 8 5
 PIT 74 40 23 11 91 NC NC NC 16   NC 15 12 10 7
 DET 73 39 22 12 90 NC NC NC 17 17   16 13 11 8
 WSH 74 40 24 10 90 NC NC NC NC NC NC   13 11 8
 OTT 73 37 25 11 85 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   16 13
 BOS 74 36 25 13 85 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   13
 FLA 74 34 26 14 82 NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 PHI 75 30 29 16 76 NC NC NC NC NC
 NJD 74 31 31 12 74 NC NC NC NC NC
 CLB 73 34 35 4 72 NC NC NC NC NC
 CAR 73 27 36 10 64 NC
 TOR 75 27 42 6 60
 BUF 74 20 46 8 48

Western Conference Standings

GP W L OTL PTS                    
 ANA 76 47 22 7 101   NC NC 7 11 3 6 3 2 «
 NSH 75 46 21 8 100 13   NC 8 12 4 7 4 3 «
 STL 74 46 21 7 99 14 15   9 13 5 8 5 4 «
 VAN 73 43 26 4 90 NC NC NC   NC 14 17 14 13 8
 CHI 73 44 23 6 94 NC NC NC 14   10 13 10 9 4
 LOS 74 37 23 14 88 NC NC NC NC NC   NC 16 15 10
 MIN 74 42 25 7 91 NC NC NC NC NC 13   13 12 7
 WPG 75 39 24 12 90 NC NC NC NC NC 14 NC   13 8
 CGY 74 40 27 7 87 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   11
 DAL 74 36 28 10 82 NC NC NC NC NC NC  
 SJS 74 36 30 8 80 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 COL 73 33 28 12 78 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
 EDM 74 21 40 13 55
 ARI 75 23 44 8 54