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Q: What is the earliest a hockey team has clinched the playoffs?
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What does playoff mean?

It means a sports team has guaranteed a spot in the playoffs. Once a team can't be mathematically eliminated from the postseason, they are said to have "clinched a playoff berth." The term is valid in most team sports including Basketball, Baseball, hockey, football, and soccer.

What is the earliest an NFL team has clinched a playoff spot?

Winning 8 straight games will do it.

What is a Stanley cup?

It is the trophy won by the team who wins the playoffs in the National hockey League.

Name of trophy that is awarded to hockey league's championship team at the end of playoffs?

Vezina Trophy

What does the acronym CLB stand for?

The acronym CLB stands for the Columbus Blue Jackets, a hockey team in the National Hockey League. They were an expansion team in 2000 and made the playoffs for the first time in 2009.

Can a hockey team guarantee a spot in the playoffs?

there are 30 overall teams in the NHL 15 in each Conference 8 out of those 15 in each conference make the playoffs.

What does clinched playoff berth mean in nba?

This simply means that a team has enough points to ensure that it will make the playoffs and no matter what happens in terms of wins/losses by itself or teams behind it, no team with a lesser amount of points not in a playoff position, can catch them.

What is the difference between cliched the division and clinched the playoff?

In the NFL, when a team clinches the division, this means the team will finish with the best record in the division and will make the playoffs as a 1, 2, 3 or 4 seed( depending on the records of the other division winners). Clinching a playoff birth means that a team will make the playoffs but have not won the division yet (pending on their chances to win the division). If a team clinches a playoff berth but not division, they will get either the 5 or 6 seed in the playoffs.

What does the word clinched mean?

CLINCHED means "secured in place", therfore "assured" or guaranteed to produce the desired result, e.g. "The boxers were clinched together." (arms locked) or "Our team clinched the title. (would surely win)" The origin of "clinched" is the bending of a nail point that has penetrated a board, so that the nail cannot easily pull out of the board.

Why are the Minnesota Wild hockey team called the team of 18000?

"We Are the Team of 18,000" was the slogan used by the Wild for the playoffs after winning its Northwest Division title in 2008. The 18,000 refers to the fans that are in the arena in a sold out game.

Canada hockey team what does it mean?

Canada hockey team means it is a Canadian hockey team.

If the Vancouver Giants win the WHL playoffs who will be the fourth team in the Memorial cup?

The CHL team that host's the Memorial Cup Tournament is given one berth while the teams in their league play for the championship (Western Hockey League,Ontario Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) earn the remaining three spots.