NHL Playoff Picture 2022: Panthers clinch President's Trophy, complete updated standings

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The 2021-22 NHL routine season is boiling down the house stretch with simply a couple of days delegated play. It marks the very first complete 82-game slate for the league considering that the COVID-19 pandemic started back in 2020.

As the routine season unwind, the NHL playoff photo is ending up being clearer. The postseason will start on May 2 and end on or prior to June 30. As all of the action unfolds in these last weeks of the routine season, we’ll keep you upgraded with which groups have actually clinched and how the postseason race is forming up.

Here’s a take a look at the existing Divisional and Wild Card standings since Friday, April 29. Every playoff area is now secured, however the matches for the preliminary of the playoffs are not set yet:

(* implies group has actually currently clinched playoff berth)

Atlantic Division

  1. Florida Panthers – 58-17-6 (122 points)*
  2. Toronto Maple Leafs – 53-21-7 (113 points)*
  3. Tampa Bay Lightning – 50-23-8 (108 points)*

Metropolitan Division

  1. Carolina Hurricanes – 54-20-8 record (116 points)*
  2. New York Rangers – 51-24-6 (108 points)*
  3. Pittsburgh Penguins – 45-25-11 (101 points)*

Eastern Conference Wild Card

  1. Boston Bruins – 51-25-5 (107 points)*
  2. Washington Capitals – 44-25-12 (102 points)*

Central Division

  1. Colorado Avalanche – 56-18-7 (119 points)*
  2. Minnesota Wild – 52-22-7 (111 points)*
  3. St. Louis Blues – 49-21-11 (109 points)*

Pacific Division

  1. Calgary Flames – 50-20-11 (111 points)*
  2. Edmonton Oilers – 48-27-6 (102 points)*
  3. Los Angeles Kings – 44-27-11 (99 points)

Western Conference Wild Card

  1. Nashville Predators – 45-27-7 (97 points)*
  2. Dallas Stars – 45-30-6 (96 points)*



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