Pro Hockey Power Ratings


Last updated: Monday, June 12, 2017 - final ratings

Welcome to my NHL power ratings!  I will be updating this page on Mondays and 
Fridays.  To determine the approximate point spread for a game, simply take
the difference between the power ratings of the two teams in question and add
0.3 goal for the home team.  These ratings are based on a mathematical formula 
involving several factors, including won-lost record, schedule strength, and
margin of victory in games.  My rankings do not take empty net goals into
account.  More recent games are taken with slightly more consideration than
games played earlier in the season.  Enjoy!

NHL Team Rankings

LR = Last update ranking
Team W L Rating LR
1 Washington Capitals 62 33 5.63 1
2 Pittsburgh Penguins 66 41 5.61 2
3 Columbus Blue Jackets 51 36 5.37 3
4 Nashville Predators 55 49 5.33 4
5 New York Rangers 54 40 5.33 6
6 Edmonton Oilers 54 41 5.33 5
7 Minnesota Wild 50 37 5.33 7
8 Anaheim Ducks 56 43 5.30 8
9 St. Louis Blues 52 41 5.23 9
10 Montreal Canadiens 49 39 5.22 10
11 San Jose Sharks 48 40 5.21 11
12 Ottawa Senators 55 46 5.17 12
13 Chicago Blackhawks 50 36 5.15 13
14 Boston Bruins 46 42 5.13 14
15 Tampa Bay Lightning 42 40 5.07 15
16 Toronto Maple Leafs 42 46 5.06 16
17 New York Islanders 41 41 5.03 17
18 Calgary Flames 45 41 4.97 18
19 Los Angeles Kings 39 43 4.93 19
20 Winnipeg Jets 40 42 4.88 20
21 Philadelphia Flyers 39 43 4.88 21
22 Carolina Hurricanes 36 46 4.84 22
23 Florida Panthers 35 47 4.73 23
24 Buffalo Sabres 33 49 4.66 24
25 Dallas Stars 34 48 4.63 25
26 Detroit Red Wings 33 49 4.63 26
27 New Jersey Devils 28 54 4.46 27
28 Vancouver Canucks 30 52 4.45 28
29 Arizona Coyotes 30 52 4.42 29
30 Colorado Avalanche 22 60 4.02 30


NHL Teams By Division

OL  = Total overtime and shootout losses
Pts = Regular season standings points
GF  = Goals for
GA  = Goals against
SS =  Strength of schedule ranking (1 is toughest and 30 is weakest)


NHL 2016-2017
EASTERN CONFERENCE
METROPOLITAN DIVISION(1) W L OL Rating Pts GF GA SS
1 Washington Capitals 62 23 10 5.63 118 299 218 6
2 Pittsburgh Penguins 66 28 13 5.61 111 359 291 1
3 Columbus Blue Jackets 51 27 9 5.37 108 262 216 4
5 New York Rangers 54 31 9 5.33 102 290 250 7
17 New York Islanders 41 29 12 5.03 94 241 242 15
21 Philadelphia Flyers 39 33 10 4.88 88 219 236 21
22 Carolina Hurricanes 36 31 15 4.84 87 215 236 14
27 New Jersey Devils 28 40 14 4.46 70 183 244 8

ATLANTIC DIVISION(2) W L OL Rating Pts GF GA SS
10 Montreal Canadiens 49 29 10 5.22 103 237 214 13
12 Ottawa Senators 55 34 12 5.17 98 259 264 2
14 Boston Bruins 46 32 10 5.13 95 247 227 20
15 Tampa Bay Lightning 42 30 10 5.07 94 234 227 25
16 Toronto Maple Leafs 42 28 18 5.06 95 267 260 5
23 Florida Panthers 35 36 11 4.73 81 210 237 19
24 Buffalo Sabres 33 37 12 4.66 78 201 237 16
26 Detroit Red Wings 33 36 13 4.63 79 207 244 17


WESTERN CONFERENCE
CENTRAL DIVISION(4) W L OL Rating Pts GF GA SS
4 Nashville Predators 55 36 13 5.33 94 300 272 3
7 Minnesota Wild 50 27 10 5.33 106 274 219 30
9 St. Louis Blues 52 34 7 5.23 99 257 241 9
13 Chicago Blackhawks 50 26 10 5.15 109 247 226 27
20 Winnipeg Jets 40 35 7 4.88 87 249 256 29
25 Dallas Stars 34 37 11 4.63 79 223 262 26
30 Colorado Avalanche 22 56 4 4.02 48 166 278 12

PACIFIC DIVISION(3) W L OL Rating Pts GF GA SS
6 Edmonton Oilers 54 29 12 5.33 103 283 247 11
8 Anaheim Ducks 56 29 14 5.30 105 273 252 10
11 San Jose Sharks 48 32 8 5.21 99 235 213 18
18 Calgary Flames 45 36 5 4.97 94 235 235 24
19 Los Angeles Kings 39 35 8 4.93 86 201 205 28
28 Vancouver Canucks 30 43 9 4.45 69 182 243 22
29 Arizona Coyotes 30 42 10 4.42 70 197 260 23



2017 NHL PLAYOFFS


FIRST ROUND SUMMARY


EASTERN CONFERENCE
METROPOLITAN DIVISION
1) Washington vs. W2) Toronto
Washington wins series 4-2

2) Pittsburgh vs. 3) Columbus
Pittsburgh wins series 4-1


ATLANTIC DIVISION
1) Montreal vs. W1) NY Rangers
NY Rangers win series 4-2

2) Ottawa vs. 3) Boston
Ottawa wins series 4-2



WESTERN CONFERENCE
CENTRAL DIVISION
1) Chicago vs. W2) Nashville
Nashville wins series 4-0

2) Minnesota vs. 3) St. Louis
St. Louis wins series 4-1


PACIFIC DIVISION
1) Anaheim vs. W1) Calgary
Anaheim wins series 4-0

2) Edmonton vs. 3) San Jose
Edmonton wins series 4-2



SECOND ROUND SUMMARY


EASTERN CONFERENCE
METROPOLITAN DIVISION
1) Washington vs. 2) Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh wins series 4-3



ATLANTIC DIVISION
2) Ottawa vs. W1) NY Rangers
Ottawa wins series 4-2




WESTERN CONFERENCE
CENTRAL DIVISION
3) St. Louis vs. W2) Nashville
Nashville wins series 4-2



PACIFIC DIVISION
1) Anaheim vs. 2) Edmonton
Anaheim wins series 4-3



CONFERENCE FINALS SUMMARY

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Pittsburgh vs. Ottawa
Pittsburgh wins series 4-3



WESTERN CONFERENCE
Anaheim vs. Nashville
Nashville wins series 4-2



2017 STANLEY CUP FINALS


Pittsburgh vs. Nashville
Pittsburgh wins series 4-2

Game 1: 5/29 - Nashville 3  at Pittsburgh 5
Game 2: 5/31 - Nashville 1  at Pittsburgh 4
Game 3: 6/3  - Pittsburgh 1  at Nashville 5
Game 4: 6/5  - Pittsburgh 1  at Nashville 4
Game 5: 6/8  - Nashville 0  at Pittsburgh 6
Game 6: 6/11 - Pittsburgh 2  at Nashville 0