Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and its ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
In order to increase early-season stability, the three main rankings, the improved RPI, and the college pseudopoll include priors based on the previous season final predictive ratings and occasionally incorporating preseason predictions of various major publications. The other rankings for college sports do not include priors, and thus can be wildly unstable early in the year. A team whose rankings are affected by this prior is noted with a P following its rankings.

Full Ranking

                                             STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI    SCORING     OFFENSE     DEFENSE 
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
RANGERS        54 27 278 229  0.002 39.522    1  0.316    1  0.325    8  0.216    1 0.5399   15  1.109    6  0.243    8  0.188
HURRICANES     51 29 272 208  0.011 39.176    2  0.271    2  0.273    1  0.294    2 0.5335   25  1.010    8  0.203    4  0.385
PANTHERS       51 30 262 198  0.010 39.677    3  0.255    3  0.255    2  0.259    3 0.5314   29  0.901   15  0.044    1  0.474
STARS          51 30 296 233  0.001 39.423    4  0.252    4  0.253    4  0.239    4 0.5313    7  1.190    3  0.368   10  0.109
JETS           50 30 251 194 -0.004 38.797    5  0.238    5  0.237    7  0.226    5 0.5297   31  0.876   21 -0.016    2  0.469
CANUCKS        49 31 272 218 -0.004 38.781    6  0.219    6  0.214    5  0.236    6 0.5262   17  1.067    7  0.213    6  0.260
OILERS         48 31 282 225  0.001 38.469    7  0.213    8  0.209    3  0.239    8 0.5256   11  1.157    5  0.326    9  0.152
AVALANCHE      49 31 296 249 -0.011 38.641    8  0.212    7  0.209   11  0.176    7 0.5259    1  1.291    1  0.439   21 -0.086
BRUINS         47 33 266 219  0.017 39.505    9  0.186    9  0.179    6  0.229    9 0.5220   26  0.992   13  0.117    5  0.342
PREDATORS      47 34 267 244 -0.004 39.478   10  0.153   10  0.152   12  0.104   10 0.5189   12  1.142   10  0.172   13  0.035
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
MAPLE LEAFS    46 34 297 252  0.007 39.253   11  0.148   11  0.145   10  0.190   11 0.5182    4  1.277    2  0.433   19 -0.053
LIGHTNING      44 36 283 260  0.009 39.449   12  0.094   12  0.102   13  0.100   12 0.5124    2  1.280    4  0.347   22 -0.148
GOLDEN KNIGHTS 43 36 259 237 -0.001 38.643   13  0.073   13  0.083   14  0.079   13 0.5101   13  1.123   12  0.123   14  0.034
KINGS          43 37 250 208  0.002 39.004   14  0.065   14  0.072    9  0.196   14 0.5088   28  0.910   20 -0.010    3  0.402
BLUES          42 38 234 247 -0.009 39.186   15  0.027   15  0.040   22 -0.076   15 0.5054   24  1.030   25 -0.144   16 -0.008
RED WINGS      39 41 268 266  0.015 39.813   16 -0.016   16 -0.014   16  0.002   16 0.4981    5  1.226    9  0.178   23 -0.173
CAPITALS       38 42 216 256  0.009 39.844   17 -0.040   17 -0.039   27 -0.139   17 0.4947   27  0.967   28 -0.281   15  0.002
WILD           38 42 245 258  0.001 39.406   18 -0.044   18 -0.045   18 -0.029   18 0.4946   14  1.113   18  0.003   20 -0.061
FLYERS         38 43 234 259  0.012 40.302   19 -0.047   19 -0.049   19 -0.053   19 0.4932   20  1.051   23 -0.096   17 -0.010
SABRES         38 43 242 242  0.004 39.966   20 -0.052   20 -0.057   17 -0.012   21 0.4925   23  1.030   22 -0.079   12  0.056
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
DEVILS         38 43 263 279  0.003 40.068   21 -0.055   21 -0.058   23 -0.081   20 0.4928    3  1.280   11  0.166   29 -0.328
ISLANDERS      37 43 237 258  0.012 39.828   22 -0.059   22 -0.061   21 -0.076   22 0.4921   21  1.047   24 -0.123   18 -0.028
PENGUINS       37 43 247 244  0.003 39.370   23 -0.065   23 -0.071   15  0.030   23 0.4908   18  1.061   19 -0.000   11  0.060
FLAMES         36 43 241 261  0.012 39.379   24 -0.073   24 -0.076   24 -0.091   24 0.4903    8  1.187   16  0.034   26 -0.216
SENATORS       36 44 252 276  0.005 39.665   25 -0.091   25 -0.092   25 -0.103   25 0.4879    6  1.220   14  0.065   28 -0.272
COYOTES        35 45 246 265 -0.001 39.448   26 -0.122   26 -0.122   20 -0.074   26 0.4853   10  1.169   17  0.029   24 -0.177
KRAKEN         33 46 209 225 -0.021 38.389   27 -0.179   27 -0.172   26 -0.106   27 0.4781   32  0.820   29 -0.409    7  0.196
CANADIENS      30 50 227 279  0.014 40.100   28 -0.235   28 -0.231   28 -0.197   28 0.4709   16  1.092   27 -0.191   25 -0.204
BLUE JACKETS   26 55 231 297  0.007 40.528   29 -0.339   29 -0.343   29 -0.286   29 0.4575    9  1.171   26 -0.181   31 -0.391
DUCKS          26 55 200 294 -0.015 40.161   30 -0.355   30 -0.355   30 -0.424   30 0.4558   19  1.056   30 -0.460   30 -0.388
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
BLACKHAWKS     23 56 172 278 -0.009 39.438   31 -0.420   31 -0.412   31 -0.504   31 0.4499   30  0.881   32 -0.742   27 -0.267
SHARKS         19 61 178 315 -0.013 39.832   32 -0.527   32 -0.530   32 -0.570   32 0.4357   22  1.033   31 -0.633   32 -0.506

PACIFIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING CANUCKS 49 31 272 218 -0.004 38.781 6 0.219 6 0.214 5 0.236 6 0.5262 17 1.067 7 0.213 6 0.260 OILERS 48 31 282 225 0.001 38.469 7 0.213 8 0.209 3 0.239 8 0.5256 11 1.157 5 0.326 9 0.152 GOLDEN KNIGHTS 43 36 259 237 -0.001 38.643 13 0.073 13 0.083 14 0.079 13 0.5101 13 1.123 12 0.123 14 0.034 KINGS 43 37 250 208 0.002 39.004 14 0.065 14 0.072 9 0.196 14 0.5088 28 0.910 20 -0.010 3 0.402 FLAMES 36 43 241 261 0.012 39.379 24 -0.073 24 -0.076 24 -0.091 24 0.4903 8 1.187 16 0.034 26 -0.216 KRAKEN 33 46 209 225 -0.021 38.389 27 -0.179 27 -0.172 26 -0.106 27 0.4781 32 0.820 29 -0.409 7 0.196 DUCKS 26 55 200 294 -0.015 40.161 30 -0.355 30 -0.355 30 -0.424 30 0.4558 19 1.056 30 -0.460 30 -0.388 SHARKS 19 61 178 315 -0.013 39.832 32 -0.527 32 -0.530 32 -0.570 32 0.4357 22 1.033 31 -0.633 32 -0.506

CENTRAL DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING STARS 51 30 296 233 0.001 39.423 4 0.252 4 0.253 4 0.239 4 0.5313 7 1.190 3 0.368 10 0.109 JETS 50 30 251 194 -0.004 38.797 5 0.238 5 0.237 7 0.226 5 0.5297 31 0.876 21 -0.016 2 0.469 AVALANCHE 49 31 296 249 -0.011 38.641 8 0.212 7 0.209 11 0.176 7 0.5259 1 1.291 1 0.439 21 -0.086 PREDATORS 47 34 267 244 -0.004 39.478 10 0.153 10 0.152 12 0.104 10 0.5189 12 1.142 10 0.172 13 0.035 BLUES 42 38 234 247 -0.009 39.186 15 0.027 15 0.040 22 -0.076 15 0.5054 24 1.030 25 -0.144 16 -0.008 WILD 38 42 245 258 0.001 39.406 18 -0.044 18 -0.045 18 -0.029 18 0.4946 14 1.113 18 0.003 20 -0.061 COYOTES 35 45 246 265 -0.001 39.448 26 -0.122 26 -0.122 20 -0.074 26 0.4853 10 1.169 17 0.029 24 -0.177 BLACKHAWKS 23 56 172 278 -0.009 39.438 31 -0.420 31 -0.412 31 -0.504 31 0.4499 30 0.881 32 -0.742 27 -0.267

ATLANTIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING PANTHERS 51 30 262 198 0.010 39.677 3 0.255 3 0.255 2 0.259 3 0.5314 29 0.901 15 0.044 1 0.474 BRUINS 47 33 266 219 0.017 39.505 9 0.186 9 0.179 6 0.229 9 0.5220 26 0.992 13 0.117 5 0.342 MAPLE LEAFS 46 34 297 252 0.007 39.253 11 0.148 11 0.145 10 0.190 11 0.5182 4 1.277 2 0.433 19 -0.053 LIGHTNING 44 36 283 260 0.009 39.449 12 0.094 12 0.102 13 0.100 12 0.5124 2 1.280 4 0.347 22 -0.148 RED WINGS 39 41 268 266 0.015 39.813 16 -0.016 16 -0.014 16 0.002 16 0.4981 5 1.226 9 0.178 23 -0.173 SABRES 38 43 242 242 0.004 39.966 20 -0.052 20 -0.057 17 -0.012 21 0.4925 23 1.030 22 -0.079 12 0.056 SENATORS 36 44 252 276 0.005 39.665 25 -0.091 25 -0.092 25 -0.103 25 0.4879 6 1.220 14 0.065 28 -0.272 CANADIENS 30 50 227 279 0.014 40.100 28 -0.235 28 -0.231 28 -0.197 28 0.4709 16 1.092 27 -0.191 25 -0.204

METROPOLITAN DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RANGERS 54 27 278 229 0.002 39.522 1 0.316 1 0.325 8 0.216 1 0.5399 15 1.109 6 0.243 8 0.188 HURRICANES 51 29 272 208 0.011 39.176 2 0.271 2 0.273 1 0.294 2 0.5335 25 1.010 8 0.203 4 0.385 CAPITALS 38 42 216 256 0.009 39.844 17 -0.040 17 -0.039 27 -0.139 17 0.4947 27 0.967 28 -0.281 15 0.002 FLYERS 38 43 234 259 0.012 40.302 19 -0.047 19 -0.049 19 -0.053 19 0.4932 20 1.051 23 -0.096 17 -0.010 DEVILS 38 43 263 279 0.003 40.068 21 -0.055 21 -0.058 23 -0.081 20 0.4928 3 1.280 11 0.166 29 -0.328 ISLANDERS 37 43 237 258 0.012 39.828 22 -0.059 22 -0.061 21 -0.076 22 0.4921 21 1.047 24 -0.123 18 -0.028 PENGUINS 37 43 247 244 0.003 39.370 23 -0.065 23 -0.071 15 0.030 23 0.4908 18 1.061 19 -0.000 11 0.060 BLUE JACKETS 26 55 231 297 0.007 40.528 29 -0.339 29 -0.343 29 -0.286 29 0.4575 9 1.171 26 -0.181 31 -0.391


DIVISION                W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
ATLANTIC DIVISION     331 311 0.516    1  0.071
CENTRAL DIVISION      335 306 0.523    2  0.013
METROPOLITAN DIVISION 319 325 0.495    3 -0.015
PACIFIC DIVISION      297 340 0.466    4 -0.062

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.097 points in main ratings (0.079 for semineutral)
     0.010 points in improved RPI (0.008 for semineutral)
Average of 1.00 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sun Apr 14 05:30:13 2024
games through: Sat Apr 13 2024

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