NHL Wild Card Standings

2021-22 National Hockey League Magic Numbers

Wild Card

Wild Card DIV GP/R W L OTL PTS
FLA ATL 82/0 58 18 6 122  
CAR MET 82/0 54 20 8 116  
TOR ATL 82/0 54 21 7 115  
NYR MET 82/0 52 24 6 110  
TBL ATL 82/0 51 23 8 110  
PIT MET 82/0 46 25 11 103  
BOS ATL 82/0 51 26 5 107  
WAS MET 82/0 44 26 12 100  
NYI MET 82/0 37 35 10 84  
CBJ MET 82/0 37 38 7 81  
BUF ATL 82/0 32 39 11 75  
DET ATL 82/0 32 40 10 74  
OTT ATL 82/0 33 42 7 73  
NJD MET 82/0 27 46 9 63  
PHI MET 82/0 25 46 11 61  
MTL ATL 82/0 22 49 11 55  

Wild Card

Wild Card DIV GP/R W L OTL PTS
COL CEN 82/0 56 19 7 119  
MIN CEN 82/0 53 22 7 113  
CGY PAC 82/0 50 21 11 111  
STL CEN 82/0 49 22 11 109  
EDM PAC 82/0 49 27 6 104  
LAK PAC 82/0 44 27 11 99  
DAL CEN 82/0 46 30 6 98  
NSH CEN 82/0 45 30 7 97  
LAS PAC 82/0 43 31 8 94  
VAN PAC 82/0 40 30 12 92  
WPG CEN 82/0 39 32 11 89  
SJS PAC 82/0 32 37 13 77  
ANA PAC 82/0 31 37 14 76  
CHI CEN 82/0 28 42 12 68  
SEA PAC 82/0 27 49 6 60  
ARI CEN 82/0 25 50 7 57  

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: July 19, 2022 5:05pm GMT