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
BRUINS         39 12 192 111  0.033 25.096    1  0.503    1  0.503    1  0.544    1 0.5650   31  0.916    3  0.332    1  0.755
HURRICANES     34 17 173 136  0.036 25.492    2  0.314    2  0.316    4  0.269    2 0.5412   27  0.970   12  0.118    3  0.419
LIGHTNING      32 16 175 141  0.001 23.392    3  0.296    3  0.298    6  0.204    3 0.5396    9  1.190    5  0.320   14  0.087
DEVILS         32 17 171 131  0.031 24.384    4  0.288    4  0.290    3  0.276    4 0.5364   17  1.051    7  0.220    5  0.331
MAPLE LEAFS    31 21 175 141  0.038 26.055    5  0.195    5  0.189    5  0.265    6 0.5247   19  1.041    8  0.198    4  0.332
JETS           32 20 166 137 -0.028 24.867    6  0.188    6  0.187    9  0.126    5 0.5256   28  0.965   18 -0.030    7  0.283
KRAKEN         29 20 177 151 -0.009 23.775    7  0.153    7  0.150    7  0.164    7 0.5237    8  1.210    6  0.307   17  0.021
AVALANCHE      27 21 151 132  0.001 23.524    8  0.106    9  0.104   10  0.108    8 0.5154   26  0.974   19 -0.037    9  0.254
GOLDEN KNIGHTS 29 22 159 148 -0.025 24.592    9  0.104    8  0.105   17  0.025    9 0.5135   23  1.006   24 -0.084   13  0.134
STARS          28 23 173 133  0.014 25.020   10  0.096   11  0.091    2  0.294   12 0.5122   24  0.990   10  0.167    2  0.421
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
WILD           27 21 151 138 -0.027 23.026   11  0.089   10  0.092   14  0.077   11 0.5129   25  0.987   22 -0.054   10  0.208
OILERS         28 22 187 162 -0.024 24.033   12  0.083   12  0.085   12  0.097   10 0.5133    3  1.338    1  0.409   22 -0.216
RANGERS        27 22 157 129  0.004 24.001   13  0.082   13  0.084    8  0.157   13 0.5111   29  0.962   16 -0.002    6  0.316
KINGS          28 25 173 183  0.015 26.541   14  0.057   14  0.064   21 -0.048   14 0.5075    7  1.218   13  0.105   21 -0.201
SABRES         26 24 186 170 -0.003 24.538   15  0.030   15  0.033   15  0.041   15 0.5052    2  1.350    2  0.371   25 -0.290
CAPITALS       27 26 166 152  0.018 26.393   16  0.027   16  0.029   11  0.097   16 0.5034   22  1.010   17 -0.006   11  0.201
PENGUINS       24 25 161 153  0.039 24.794   17  0.005   17  0.006   13  0.095   17 0.5012   12  1.122   11  0.126   15  0.065
PREDATORS      24 24 137 141 -0.024 23.272   18 -0.014   18 -0.015   20 -0.046   18 0.4984   30  0.930   27 -0.241   12  0.149
ISLANDERS      25 27 148 144  0.013 25.882   19 -0.022   19 -0.025   18  0.024   20 0.4951   32  0.897   26 -0.209    8  0.257
SENATORS       24 26 151 159  0.001 24.772   20 -0.028   20 -0.028   22 -0.054   22 0.4945   14  1.105   20 -0.044   19 -0.064
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
PANTHERS       24 28 178 183  0.049 26.635   21 -0.031   21 -0.033   16  0.033   21 0.4951    4  1.327    4  0.330   24 -0.265
FLAMES         24 26 157 152 -0.008 24.498   22 -0.040   22 -0.044   19  0.007   19 0.4956   18  1.049   21 -0.051   16  0.065
BLUES          23 28 156 185 -0.010 25.240   23 -0.093   23 -0.090   25 -0.184   23 0.4897    6  1.242   15  0.000   28 -0.369
RED WINGS      21 27 145 160 -0.026 23.324   24 -0.129   24 -0.127   24 -0.090   24 0.4825   13  1.112   23 -0.071   20 -0.109
FLYERS         21 30 142 162  0.013 25.572   25 -0.150   25 -0.149   23 -0.080   25 0.4797   20  1.019   25 -0.173   18  0.013
CANUCKS        20 29 165 193  0.000 24.439   26 -0.162   26 -0.159   26 -0.203   26 0.4792    1  1.388    9  0.180   32 -0.586
CANADIENS      20 31 134 189 -0.017 25.269   27 -0.208   27 -0.200   29 -0.369   27 0.4722   16  1.078   30 -0.392   27 -0.347
COYOTES        16 34 131 177  0.003 25.113   28 -0.308   28 -0.312   28 -0.262   28 0.4573   15  1.080   28 -0.283   23 -0.242
DUCKS          16 34 125 205 -0.002 25.280   29 -0.320   29 -0.317   32 -0.511   29 0.4564   11  1.127   31 -0.474   31 -0.548
BLACKHAWKS     15 33 118 176 -0.021 23.773   30 -0.343   30 -0.343   30 -0.410   30 0.4544   21  1.015   32 -0.508   26 -0.313
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
BLUE JACKETS   15 36 131 198 -0.014 25.492   31 -0.378   31 -0.379   31 -0.436   31 0.4494   10  1.147   29 -0.374   30 -0.499
SHARKS         15 36 157 196 -0.036 24.794   32 -0.389   32 -0.394   27 -0.221   32 0.4478    5  1.281   14  0.014   29 -0.457

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 KRAKEN 29 20 177 151 -0.009 23.775 7 0.153 7 0.150 7 0.164 7 0.5237 8 1.210 6 0.307 17 0.021 GOLDEN KNIGHTS 29 22 159 148 -0.025 24.592 9 0.104 8 0.105 17 0.025 9 0.5135 23 1.006 24 -0.084 13 0.134 OILERS 28 22 187 162 -0.024 24.033 12 0.083 12 0.085 12 0.097 10 0.5133 3 1.338 1 0.409 22 -0.216 KINGS 28 25 173 183 0.015 26.541 14 0.057 14 0.064 21 -0.048 14 0.5075 7 1.218 13 0.105 21 -0.201 FLAMES 24 26 157 152 -0.008 24.498 22 -0.040 22 -0.044 19 0.007 19 0.4956 18 1.049 21 -0.051 16 0.065 CANUCKS 20 29 165 193 0.000 24.439 26 -0.162 26 -0.159 26 -0.203 26 0.4792 1 1.388 9 0.180 32 -0.586 DUCKS 16 34 125 205 -0.002 25.280 29 -0.320 29 -0.317 32 -0.511 29 0.4564 11 1.127 31 -0.474 31 -0.548 SHARKS 15 36 157 196 -0.036 24.794 32 -0.389 32 -0.394 27 -0.221 32 0.4478 5 1.281 14 0.014 29 -0.457

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 JETS 32 20 166 137 -0.028 24.867 6 0.188 6 0.187 9 0.126 5 0.5256 28 0.965 18 -0.030 7 0.283 AVALANCHE 27 21 151 132 0.001 23.524 8 0.106 9 0.104 10 0.108 8 0.5154 26 0.974 19 -0.037 9 0.254 STARS 28 23 173 133 0.014 25.020 10 0.096 11 0.091 2 0.294 12 0.5122 24 0.990 10 0.167 2 0.421 WILD 27 21 151 138 -0.027 23.026 11 0.089 10 0.092 14 0.077 11 0.5129 25 0.987 22 -0.054 10 0.208 PREDATORS 24 24 137 141 -0.024 23.272 18 -0.014 18 -0.015 20 -0.046 18 0.4984 30 0.930 27 -0.241 12 0.149 BLUES 23 28 156 185 -0.010 25.240 23 -0.093 23 -0.090 25 -0.184 23 0.4897 6 1.242 15 0.000 28 -0.369 COYOTES 16 34 131 177 0.003 25.113 28 -0.308 28 -0.312 28 -0.262 28 0.4573 15 1.080 28 -0.283 23 -0.242 BLACKHAWKS 15 33 118 176 -0.021 23.773 30 -0.343 30 -0.343 30 -0.410 30 0.4544 21 1.015 32 -0.508 26 -0.313

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 BRUINS 39 12 192 111 0.033 25.096 1 0.503 1 0.503 1 0.544 1 0.5650 31 0.916 3 0.332 1 0.755 LIGHTNING 32 16 175 141 0.001 23.392 3 0.296 3 0.298 6 0.204 3 0.5396 9 1.190 5 0.320 14 0.087 MAPLE LEAFS 31 21 175 141 0.038 26.055 5 0.195 5 0.189 5 0.265 6 0.5247 19 1.041 8 0.198 4 0.332 SABRES 26 24 186 170 -0.003 24.538 15 0.030 15 0.033 15 0.041 15 0.5052 2 1.350 2 0.371 25 -0.290 SENATORS 24 26 151 159 0.001 24.772 20 -0.028 20 -0.028 22 -0.054 22 0.4945 14 1.105 20 -0.044 19 -0.064 PANTHERS 24 28 178 183 0.049 26.635 21 -0.031 21 -0.033 16 0.033 21 0.4951 4 1.327 4 0.330 24 -0.265 RED WINGS 21 27 145 160 -0.026 23.324 24 -0.129 24 -0.127 24 -0.090 24 0.4825 13 1.112 23 -0.071 20 -0.109 CANADIENS 20 31 134 189 -0.017 25.269 27 -0.208 27 -0.200 29 -0.369 27 0.4722 16 1.078 30 -0.392 27 -0.347

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 HURRICANES 34 17 173 136 0.036 25.492 2 0.314 2 0.316 4 0.269 2 0.5412 27 0.970 12 0.118 3 0.419 DEVILS 32 17 171 131 0.031 24.384 4 0.288 4 0.290 3 0.276 4 0.5364 17 1.051 7 0.220 5 0.331 RANGERS 27 22 157 129 0.004 24.001 13 0.082 13 0.084 8 0.157 13 0.5111 29 0.962 16 -0.002 6 0.316 CAPITALS 27 26 166 152 0.018 26.393 16 0.027 16 0.029 11 0.097 16 0.5034 22 1.010 17 -0.006 11 0.201 PENGUINS 24 25 161 153 0.039 24.794 17 0.005 17 0.006 13 0.095 17 0.5012 12 1.122 11 0.126 15 0.065 ISLANDERS 25 27 148 144 0.013 25.882 19 -0.022 19 -0.025 18 0.024 20 0.4951 32 0.897 26 -0.209 8 0.257 FLYERS 21 30 142 162 0.013 25.572 25 -0.150 25 -0.149 23 -0.080 25 0.4797 20 1.019 25 -0.173 18 0.013 BLUE JACKETS 15 36 131 198 -0.014 25.492 31 -0.378 31 -0.379 31 -0.436 31 0.4494 10 1.147 29 -0.374 30 -0.499


DIVISION                W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
ATLANTIC DIVISION     217 185 0.540    1  0.090
METROPOLITAN DIVISION 205 200 0.506    2  0.069
CENTRAL DIVISION      192 204 0.485    3 -0.047
PACIFIC DIVISION      189 214 0.469    4 -0.108

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.047 points in main ratings (0.079 for semineutral)
     0.008 points in improved RPI (0.008 for semineutral)
Average of 1.00 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sun Feb  5 05:30:11 2023
games through: Sat Feb  4 2023

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