2021 NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: May 8

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NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: Saturday, May 8, 2021! When Will the Nashville Predators & Montreal Canadiens Clinch Playoff Berths?


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2021 NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: May 8

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Here is the 2021 NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: May 8:

Records and Information Entering Sat. May 8’s Slate of Games.

North Division

2021 NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: May 8

Toronto Maple Leafs (34-13-6, 74 Points)#

  • Clinched Playoff Berth on Wednesday, April 28, 2021
  • Currently Leading the North Division by 8 Points over Oilers
  • Magic Number to Clinch North Division: 1
  • Can Clinch North Division on Saturday with a Win vs. Canadiens OR an Oilers Loss vs. Canucks in Regulation

Edmonton Oilers (32-18-2, 66 Points)#

Winnipeg Jets (28-21-3, 59 Points)#

Montreal Canadiens (24-20-9, 57 Points)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 2
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth with a Win vs. Maple Leafs on Saturday AND a Flames Loss vs. Senators on Sunday
  • Currently Leading Final Playoff Spot for the North Division by 10 Points over Calgary Flames (22-26-3, 47 Points)

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Central Division

2021 NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: May 8

Carolina Hurricanes (36-10-8, 80 Points)#*

Tampa Bay Lightning (36-15-3, 75 Points)#

Florida Panthers (35-14-5, 75 Points)#

Nashville Predators (29-23-2, 60 Points)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 2
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth with Win vs. Hurricanes on Saturday AND a Stars Loss vs. Blackhawks on Sunday
  • Currently Leading Final Playoff Spot for the Central Division by 2 Points over Dallas Stars (22-18-14, 58 Points)

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East Division

2021 NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: May 8

Pittsburgh Penguins (36-16-3, 75 Points)#

  • Clinched Playoff Berth on Thursday, April 29, 2021
  • Currently Leading the East Division by 2 Points over Capitals
  • Magic Number to Clinch East Division: 2
  • Can Clinch East Division Title with a Win vs. Sabres on Saturday AND Capitals to Lose Remaining 3 Games

Washington Capitals (33-15-5, 73 Points)#

Boston Bruins (32-14-7, 71 Points)#

New York Islanders (31-17-6, 68 Points)#

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West Division

2021 NHL Playoff Magic Number Update: May 8

Vegas Golden Knights (38-13-2, 78 Points)#

Colorado Avalanche (35-13-4, 74 Points)#

Minnesota Wild (34-14-5, 73 Points)#

St. Louis Blues (24-19-9, 57 Points)#

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# Clinched Playoff Berth
#* Clinched Playoff Berth and Division
#*^ Clinched Playoff Berth, Division, and Home Ice Advantage
#@ Clinched Playoff Berth, Division, Home Ice Advantage & President’s Trophy

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