NHL: 55-Points Gets You In The Playoffs

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:
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