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NHL: 55-Points Gets You In The Playoffs

[1]Sports Talk Florida went through the past NHL playoff teams and found on average that a team needs to get 57% of the points available to qualify for the playoffs.

Last year 93.5-points was needed to make the playoffs. In 2010-11 95-points was needed and in 2009-10 91.5-points was need but on average if you get 57% of the points your team will make the playoffs.

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Here is a breakdown of what records NHL teams will need to make the playoffs in the lockout shortened 2013 season:

Chicago Blackhawks1527281419
Anaheim Ducks1525301518
Boston Bruins1320351818
Montreal Canadiens1521341716
Vancouver Canucks1419361816
New Jersey Devils1622331716
Pittsburgh Penguins1622331716
Carolina Hurricanes1417381915
New York Rangers1417381915
San Jose Sharks1417381915
St. Louis Blues1519361815
Toronto Maple Leafs1620351815
Edmonton Oilers1415402014
Nashville Predators1619361814
Tampa Bay Lightning1415402014
Detroit Red Wings1516392014
Los Angeles Kings1312432214
Minnesota Wild1516392014
Ottawa Senators1618371914
Phoenix Coyotes1618371914
Calgary Flames1413422113
Colorado Avalanche1413422113
Dallas Stars1617381913
New York Islanders1513422112
Winnipeg Jets1411442212
Florida Panthers1512432212
Buffalo Sabres1613422111
Philadelphia Flyers1715402011
Washington Capitals1511442211
Columbus Blue Jackets1610452310