As of today, if the Islanders go 6-0-0, and the following things happen, they'll make the playoffs and play Boston in the first round.

  1. Columbus loses all of their remaining 7. No OT points.
  2. Toronto goes (at best) 0-4-1.
  3. Washington goes (at best) 1-4-1.
  4. New Jersey goes (at best) 1-5-0.
  5. Ottawa gets at most 4 points in any fashion; Carolina, 6 in any fashion.