NHL Wild Card Standings

2022-23 National Hockey League Magic Numbers

Wild Card

Wild Card DIV GP/R W L OTL PTS
FLA ATL 61/21 41 16 4 86   39 41 37 35 26 29 25 25 24 21 23 17 13 14 9
BOS ATL 62/20 35 13 14 84 [45]   [43] 39 37 28 31 27 27 26 23 25 19 15 16 11
NYR MET 61/21 40 17 4 84 [45] 41   39 37 28 31 27 27 26 23 25 19 15 16 11
TOR ATL 60/22 35 17 8 78 [51] [47] [49]   43 34 37 33 33 32 29 31 25 21 22 17
CAR MET 61/21 36 19 6 78 [51] [47] [49] [45]   34 37 33 33 32 29 31 25 21 22 17
PHI MET 62/20 32 23 7 71 [58] [54] [56] [52] [50]   [44] 40 40 39 36 38 32 28 29 24
DET ATL 61/21 33 22 6 72 [57] [53] [55] [51] [49] 40   39 39 38 35 37 31 27 28 23
TBL ATL 63/19 33 24 6 72 [57] [53] [55] [51] [49] [40] [43]   39 38 35 37 31 27 28 23
NYI MET 60/22 26 20 14 66 [63] [59] [61] [57] [55] [46] [49] 45   44 41 43 37 33 34 29
WAS MET 60/22 28 23 9 65 [64] [60] [62] [58] [56] [47] [50] [46] [46]   42 44 38 34 35 30
NJD MET 61/21 30 27 4 64 [65] [61] [63] [59] [57] [48] [51] [47] [47] [46]   [45] 39 35 36 31
PIT MET 59/23 27 24 8 62 [67] [63] [65] [61] [59] [50] [53] [49] [49] [48] 45   41 37 38 33
BUF ATL 62/20 29 29 4 62 [67] [63] [65] [61] [59] [50] [53] [49] [49] [48] [45] [47]   37 38 33
MTL ATL 61/21 23 28 10 56 [73] [69] [71] [67] [65] [56] [59] [55] [55] [54] [51] [53] [47]   [44] 39
OTT ATL 59/23 25 31 3 53 [76] [72] [74] [70] [68] [59] [62] [58] [58] [57] [54] [56] [50] 46   42
CBJ MET 60/22 20 30 10 50 [79] [75] [77] [73] [71] [62] [65] [61] [61] [60] [57] [59] [53] [49] [50]  

Wild Card

Wild Card DIV GP/R W L OTL PTS
VAN PAC 63/19 39 17 7 85   [43] 37 35 38 31 32 28 25 25 20 23 13 5
WPG CEN 60/22 39 16 5 83 41   39 37 40 33 34 30 27 27 22 25 15 7
DAL CEN 63/19 37 17 9 83 [41] [45]   37 [40] 33 34 30 27 27 22 25 15 7
COL CEN 62/20 37 20 5 79 [45] [49] [43]   [44] 37 38 34 31 31 26 29 19 11 2
EDM PAC 59/23 37 20 2 76 [48] [52] 46 44   40 41 37 34 34 29 32 22 14 5 2
LAS PAC 61/21 33 21 7 73 [51] [55] [49] [47] [50]   [44] 40 37 37 32 35 25 17 8 5
LAK PAC 60/22 31 19 10 72 [52] [56] [50] [48] [51] 44   41 38 38 33 36 26 18 9 6
NSH CEN 62/20 35 25 2 72 [52] [56] [50] [48] [51] [44] [45]   38 38 33 36 26 18 9 6
CGY PAC 60/22 30 25 5 65 [59] [63] [57] [55] [58] [51] [52] [48]   45 40 43 33 25 16 13
STL CEN 60/22 31 26 3 65 [59] [63] [57] [55] [58] [51] [52] [48] 45   40 43 33 25 16 13
MIN CEN 62/20 29 27 6 64 [60] [64] [58] [56] [59] [52] [53] [49] [46] [46]   [44] 34 26 17 14
SEA PAC 60/22 26 23 11 63 [61] [65] [59] [57] [60] [53] [54] [50] [47] [47] 42   35 27 18 15
ARI CEN 61/21 25 31 5 55 [69] [73] [67] [65] [68] [61] [62] [58] [55] [55] [50] [53]   35 26 23
ANA PAC 61/21 22 36 3 47 [77] [81] [75] [73] [76] [69] [70] [66] [63] [63] [58] [61] [51]   34 31
SJS PAC 60/22 15 39 6 36 [84] [87] [80] [81] [77] [74] [74] [69] [72] [62] [54]   42
CHI CEN 61/21 15 41 5 35 [88] [81] [82] [78] [75] [75] [70] [73] [63] [55] [46]  

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: March 4, 2024 11:00pm GMT