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01-25-2013, 05:30 PM
Holden Caulfield
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Originally Posted by HansH View Post
(Yes, it's still too early to do this)

Currently, Dallas is on pace for the #8 spot with 60 points - the Kings therefore need 61 total to make the playoffs...

Meaning their goal is to go 30-15 (.667 percentage) in the remaining games.
That's higher than it should be. 90 points is the usual playoff cut line, give or take 2-4 points. Cutting that down for a 48 games season that projects out to around 53 points. I'd say 51-55 points will be where the playoff line is. 56 should be a pretty safe bet to make playoffs, IMO.

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