If the Playoffs Started Today

based on current standings

Eastern Conference

1 Boston Bruins (117 Pts)

Games Remaining:
20 (9 Home, 11 Away)

vs  
8 Detroit Red Wings (93 Pts)

Games Remaining:
20 (11 Home, 9 Away)

Regular Season Series: Detroit wins 3 - 1 Oct 5: at Boston 4, Detroit 1 Oct 14: Detroit 3, at Boston 2 Nov 27: at Detroit 6, Boston 1 Apr 2: at Detroit 3, Boston 2        

2 Pittsburgh Penguins (109 Pts)

Games Remaining:
19 (8 Home, 11 Away)

vs  
7 Columbus Blue Jackets (93 Pts)

Games Remaining:
19 (9 Home, 10 Away)

Regular Season Series: Pittsburgh wins 5 - 0 Nov 1: at Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 2 Nov 2: Pittsburgh 3, at Columbus 0 Dec 9: at Pittsburgh 2, Columbus 1 Dec 29: Pittsburgh 5, at Columbus 3 Mar 28: Pittsburgh 2, at Columbus 1      

3 Tampa Bay Lightning (101 Pts)

Games Remaining:
18 (11 Home, 7 Away)

vs  
6 Philadelphia Flyers (94 Pts)

Games Remaining:
18 (9 Home, 9 Away)

Regular Season Series: Tampa Bay wins 3 - 0 Nov 27: at Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 2 Jan 11: Tampa Bay 6, at Philadelphia 3 Apr 10: at Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 2          

4 Montreal Canadiens (100 Pts)

Games Remaining:
19 (8 Home, 11 Away)

vs  
5 New York Rangers (96 Pts)

Games Remaining:
19 (8 Home, 11 Away)

Regular Season Series: Montreal wins 2 - 1 Oct 28: Montreal 2, at New York 0 Nov 16: New York 1, at Montreal 0 Apr 12: at Montreal 1, New York 0          

 

Western Conference

1 Anaheim Ducks (116 Pts)

Games Remaining:
16 (7 Home, 9 Away)

vs  
8 Dallas Stars (91 Pts)

Games Remaining:
18 (7 Home, 11 Away)

Regular Season Series: Dallas wins 2 - 1 Oct 20: at Anaheim 6, Dallas 3 Nov 26: at Dallas 6, Anaheim 3 Feb 1: Dallas 2, at Anaheim 0          

2 Colorado Avalanche (112 Pts)

Games Remaining:
18 (8 Home, 10 Away)

vs  
7 Minnesota Wild (98 Pts)

Games Remaining:
19 (10 Home, 9 Away)

Regular Season Series: Colorado wins 4 - 1 Nov 29: Colorado 3, at Minnesota 1 Nov 30: at Colorado 3, Minnesota 2 Dec 14: Minnesota 2, at Colorado 1 Jan 11: Colorado 4, at Minnesota 2 Jan 30: at Colorado 5, Minnesota 4      

3 St. Louis Blues (111 Pts)

Games Remaining:
19 (9 Home, 10 Away)

vs  
6 Los Angeles Kings (100 Pts)

Games Remaining:
19 (8 Home, 11 Away)

Regular Season Series: Los Angeles wins 2 - 1 Dec 2: at Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 2 Jan 2: at St. Louis 5, Los Angeles 0 Jan 16: Los Angeles 4, at St. Louis 1          

4 San Jose Sharks (111 Pts)

Games Remaining:
17 (7 Home, 10 Away)

vs  
5 Chicago Blackhawks (107 Pts)

Games Remaining:
18 (8 Home, 10 Away)

Regular Season Series: San Jose wins 2 - 1 Nov 17: at Chicago 5, San Jose 1 Jan 5: San Jose 3, at Chicago 2 Feb 1: at San Jose 2, Chicago 1          

In the Hunt

Team Points Behind
Washington Capitals (90 Pts)
Next Game: vs. Minnesota
3
New Jersey Devils (88 Pts)
Next Game: vs. Columbus
5
Ottawa Senators (88 Pts)
Next Game: vs. Buffalo
5
 

In the Hunt

Team Points Behind
 (89 Pts)
Next Game: vs. Vancouver
2
Nashville Predators (88 Pts)
Next Game: vs. New York
3
Winnipeg Jets (84 Pts)
Next Game: at Nashville
7
Vancouver Canucks (83 Pts)
Next Game: at Arizona
8

Headed for the Golf Course

Team Points Behind
Toronto Maple Leafs (84 Pts)
9
Carolina Hurricanes (83 Pts)
10
New York Islanders (79 Pts)
14
Florida Panthers (66 Pts)
27
Buffalo Sabres (52 Pts)
41
 

Headed for the Golf Course

Team Points Behind
Calgary Flames (77 Pts)
14
Edmonton Oilers (67 Pts)
24