NHL Division Standings

2021-22 National Hockey League Magic Numbers

Atlantic

Atlantic GP/R W L OTL PTS
TBL 41/41 27 9 5 59   [85] [85] 80 67 59 66 51
FLA 39/43 26 8 5 57 85   87 82 69 61 68 53
TOR 36/46 24 9 3 51 91 93   88 75 67 74 59
BOS 36/46 22 12 2 46 [96] [98] [98]   80 72 79 64
DET 40/42 18 17 5 41 [101] [103] [103] [98]   77 84 69
BUF 39/43 12 20 7 31 [111] [113] [113] [108] [95]   [94] 79
OTT 32/50 11 19 2 24 [118] [120] [120] [115] [102] 94   86
MTL 38/44 8 25 5 21 [121] [123] [123] [118] [105] [97] [104]  

Metropolitan

Metropolitan GP/R W L OTL PTS
CAR 36/46 26 8 2 54   87 84 86 74 67 70 79
NYR 39/43 25 10 4 54 [93]   84 86 74 67 70 79
WAS 40/42 22 9 9 53 [94] [88]   [87] 75 68 71 80
PIT 38/44 23 10 5 51 [96] [90] 87   77 70 73 82
CBJ 36/46 17 18 1 35 [112] [106] [103] [105]   86 89 [98]
PHI 39/43 13 18 8 34 [113] [107] [104] [106] [94]   [90] [99]
NJD 37/45 14 18 5 33 [114] [108] [105] [107] [95] 88   [100]
NYI 32/50 13 13 6 32 [115] [109] [106] [108] 96 89 92  

Central

Central GP/R W L OTL PTS
COL 36/46 25 8 3 53   81 85 89 82 78 70 60
NSH 41/41 24 14 3 51 [95]   [87] [91] [84] 80 72 62
STL 39/43 23 11 5 51 [95] 83   [91] 84 80 72 62
MIN 35/47 22 10 3 47 [99] 87 91   88 84 76 66
WPG 35/47 17 12 6 40 [106] 94 [98] [102]   91 83 73
DAL 36/46 18 16 2 38 [108] [96] [100] [104] [97]   85 75
CHI 39/43 15 18 6 36 [110] [98] [102] [106] [99] [95]   77
ARI 37/45 9 24 4 22 [124] [112] [116] [120] [113] [109] [101]  

Pacific

Pacific GP/R W L OTL PTS
LAS 40/42 23 15 2 48   82 80 81 [89] 78 85 67
LAK 40/42 20 15 5 45 [88]   83 84 [92] 81 [88] 70
ANA 41/41 19 15 7 45 [88] [85]   [84] [92] 81 [88] 70
SJS 40/42 21 17 2 44 [89] [86] 84   [93] 82 [89] 71
CGY 35/47 18 11 6 42 91 88 86 87   84 91 73
VAN 39/43 18 18 3 39 [94] [91] [89] [90] [98]   [94] 76
EDM 35/47 18 15 2 38 95 92 90 91 [99] 88   77
SEA 38/44 11 23 4 26 [107] [104] [102] [103] [111] [100] [107]  

Eight teams from each conference qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs:

  • The top three teams from each of the two divisions
  • The two teams with the next best records from each conference, regardless if they are in the same or separate divisions
Clinched playoff berth
Clinched wild-card berth
Eliminated from the playoffs

Tie for the division, wildcard, or seeding

  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

Tiebreaking prodecures from nhl.com

Updated: January 20, 2022 2:00am ET