If the Playoffs Started Today

based on current standings

Eastern Conference

1 Washington Capitals (120 Pts)

Games Remaining:
58 (28 Home, 30 Away)

vs  
8 Philadelphia Flyers (96 Pts)

Games Remaining:
55 (26 Home, 29 Away)

Regular Season Series: Tied 2 - 2 Nov 12: Washington 5, at Philadelphia 2 Jan 27: Philadelphia 4, at Washington 3 Feb 7: at Washington 3, Philadelphia 2 Mar 30: at Philadelphia 2, Washington 1        

2 Florida Panthers (103 Pts)

Games Remaining:
56 (30 Home, 26 Away)

vs  
7 New York Islanders (100 Pts)

Games Remaining:
58 (26 Home, 32 Away)

Regular Season Series: Florida wins 2 - 1 Nov 27: at Florida 3, New York 2 Dec 15: Florida 5, at New York 1 Mar 14: at New York 3, Florida 2          

3 Pittsburgh Penguins (104 Pts)

Games Remaining:
56 (27 Home, 29 Away)

vs  
6 Detroit Red Wings (93 Pts)

Games Remaining:
56 (27 Home, 29 Away)

Regular Season Series: Pittsburgh wins 3 - 0 Dec 31: Pittsburgh 5, at Detroit 2 Feb 18: at Pittsburgh 6, Detroit 3 Mar 26: Pittsburgh 7, at Detroit 2          

4 New York Rangers (101 Pts)

Games Remaining:
56 (26 Home, 30 Away)

vs  
5 Tampa Bay Lightning (97 Pts)

Games Remaining:
55 (30 Home, 25 Away)

Regular Season Series: New York wins 2 - 1 Nov 19: at Tampa Bay 2, New York 1 Dec 30: New York 5, at Tampa Bay 2 Apr 5: at New York 3, Tampa Bay 2          

 

Western Conference

1 Dallas Stars (109 Pts)

Games Remaining:
56 (30 Home, 26 Away)

vs  
8 Minnesota Wild (87 Pts)

Games Remaining:
58 (31 Home, 27 Away)

Regular Season Series: Dallas wins 4 - 1 Nov 14: at Dallas 3, Minnesota 2 Nov 28: Dallas 4, at Minnesota 3 Dec 21: Dallas 6, at Minnesota 3 Jan 9: Minnesota 2, at Dallas 1 Feb 9: Dallas 4, at Minnesota 3      

2 Anaheim Ducks (103 Pts)

Games Remaining:
56 (29 Home, 27 Away)

vs  
7 Nashville Predators (96 Pts)

Games Remaining:
58 (29 Home, 29 Away)

Regular Season Series: Nashville wins 2 - 1 Oct 22: at Nashville 5, Anaheim 1 Nov 1: at Anaheim 4, Nashville 2 Nov 17: at Nashville 3, Anaheim 2          

3 St. Louis Blues (107 Pts)

Games Remaining:
57 (26 Home, 31 Away)

vs  
6 San Jose Sharks (98 Pts)

Games Remaining:
57 (29 Home, 28 Away)

Regular Season Series: San Jose wins 2 - 1 Feb 4: San Jose 3, at St. Louis 1 Feb 22: San Jose 6, at St. Louis 3 Mar 22: St. Louis 1, at San Jose 0          

4 Chicago Blackhawks (103 Pts)

Games Remaining:
55 (27 Home, 28 Away)

vs  
5 Los Angeles Kings (102 Pts)

Games Remaining:
57 (28 Home, 29 Away)

Regular Season Series: Los Angeles wins 2 - 1 Nov 2: at Chicago 4, Los Angeles 2 Nov 28: at Los Angeles 3, Chicago 2 Mar 14: Los Angeles 5, at Chicago 0          

In the Hunt

Team Points Behind
Boston Bruins (93 Pts)
Next Game: at Washington
3
 

In the Hunt

Team Points Behind
Colorado Avalanche (82 Pts)
Next Game: at Nashville
5

Headed for the Golf Course

Team Points Behind
Carolina Hurricanes (86 Pts)
10
Ottawa Senators (85 Pts)
11
New Jersey Devils (84 Pts)
12
Montreal Canadiens (82 Pts)
14
Buffalo Sabres (81 Pts)
15
Columbus Blue Jackets (76 Pts)
20
Toronto Maple Leafs (69 Pts)
27
 

Headed for the Golf Course

Team Points Behind
 (78 Pts)
9
Winnipeg Jets (78 Pts)
9
Calgary Flames (77 Pts)
10
Vancouver Canucks (75 Pts)
12
Edmonton Oilers (70 Pts)
17