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
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
LIGHTNING      62 24 333 241 -0.004 42.551    1  1.081    1  0.331    1  0.273    1 0.5531  1.264  0.540  0.005  0.000
BRUINS         64 42 338 266  0.022 53.645    2  0.879    2  0.179    2  0.240    2 0.5282  0.928  0.096  0.383  0.000
BLUE JACKETS   53 39 288 257  0.030 47.046    3  0.725    3  0.131    6  0.102    3 0.5217  1.041  0.089  0.116  0.000
BLUES          61 47 322 293  0.027 55.096    4  0.690    4  0.119    4  0.123    5 0.5183  0.972  0.029  0.217  0.000
ISLANDERS      52 38 247 215  0.002 45.014    5  0.686    5  0.117    5  0.111    4 0.5190  0.717 -0.256  0.479  0.000
FLAMES         51 36 300 244 -0.021 42.670    6  0.682    6  0.114    3  0.152    6 0.5181  1.167  0.294  0.010  0.000
CAPITALS       51 38 298 270 -0.002 44.410    7  0.662    7  0.108    8  0.088    7 0.5181  1.192  0.261 -0.085  0.000
HURRICANES     54 43 284 265  0.024 49.439    8  0.631    8  0.100   13  0.064    8 0.5164  0.948 -0.057  0.186  0.000
MAPLE LEAFS    49 40 303 274  0.020 45.180    9  0.600    9  0.085    9  0.081    9 0.5137  1.235  0.310 -0.148  0.000
JETS           49 39 288 260  0.001 44.073   10  0.592   10  0.083   14  0.057   10 0.5136  1.170  0.202 -0.088  0.000
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
PREDATORS      49 39 252 232 -0.001 43.958   11  0.590   11  0.082   10  0.071   11 0.5134  0.920 -0.082  0.224  0.000
SHARKS         56 46 347 327  0.002 51.128   12  0.566   12  0.075   16  0.054   12 0.5107  1.278  0.339 -0.232  0.000
CANADIENS      44 38 249 236 -0.007 40.833   13  0.522   13  0.045   17  0.034   13 0.5081  1.023  0.000  0.068  0.000
STARS          50 45 245 232  0.011 47.957   14  0.515   14  0.045   15  0.056   14 0.5076  0.722 -0.307  0.419  0.000
PENGUINS       44 42 279 255 -0.001 42.946   15  0.478   15  0.012    7  0.091   15 0.5031  1.140  0.200 -0.017  0.000
GOLDEN KNIGHTS 46 43 274 253 -0.016 43.937   16  0.476   16  0.011   11  0.070   16 0.5027  1.030  0.043  0.096  0.000
AVALANCHE      45 49 295 277  0.011 47.425   17  0.429   17 -0.031   12  0.067   17 0.4958  1.061  0.078  0.056  0.000
COYOTES        39 43 213 223 -0.023 40.466   18  0.384   18 -0.054   19 -0.062   18 0.4919  0.816 -0.328  0.204  0.000
WILD           37 45 211 237 -0.005 41.137   19  0.335   19 -0.078   21 -0.112   20 0.4876  0.897 -0.290  0.067  0.000
FLYERS         37 45 244 281 -0.004 41.215   20  0.332   20 -0.079   23 -0.143   19 0.4878  1.188  0.026 -0.311  0.000
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
BLACKHAWKS     36 46 270 292 -0.004 41.085   21  0.293   21 -0.097   20 -0.073   22 0.4846  1.328  0.281 -0.427  0.000
PANTHERS       36 46 267 280 -0.006 41.002   22  0.292   22 -0.098   18 -0.039   21 0.4848  1.242  0.199 -0.277  0.000
CANUCKS        35 47 225 254 -0.015 40.847   23  0.231   23 -0.119   22 -0.141   23 0.4807  0.979 -0.227 -0.055  0.000
OILERS         35 47 232 274 -0.017 40.798   24  0.222   25 -0.122   24 -0.145   24 0.4806  1.109 -0.075 -0.215  0.000
DUCKS          35 47 199 251 -0.016 40.873   25  0.217   24 -0.122   30 -0.207   25 0.4804  0.873 -0.412 -0.002  0.000
SABRES         33 49 226 271 -0.003 41.319   26  0.143   26 -0.150   28 -0.179   26 0.4761  1.039 -0.194 -0.163  0.000
RED WINGS      32 50 227 277 -0.003 41.299   27  0.101   27 -0.168   26 -0.169   28 0.4732  1.071 -0.146 -0.192  0.000
RANGERS        32 50 227 272 -0.004 41.234   28  0.100   28 -0.168   25 -0.152   27 0.4733  1.054 -0.149 -0.155  0.000
DEVILS         31 51 222 275 -0.003 41.283   29  0.055   29 -0.189   27 -0.176   29 0.4704  1.065 -0.161 -0.191  0.000
KINGS          31 51 202 263 -0.014 40.951   30  0.044   30 -0.194   31 -0.208   30 0.4689  0.938 -0.341 -0.076  0.000
TEAM            W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
SENATORS       29 53 242 302 -0.002 41.348   31  0.000   31 -0.224   29 -0.192   31 0.4645  1.269  0.081 -0.466  0.000

PACIFIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR FLAMES 51 36 300 244 -0.021 42.670 6 0.682 6 0.114 3 0.152 6 0.5181 1.167 0.294 0.010 0.000 SHARKS 56 46 347 327 0.002 51.128 12 0.566 12 0.075 16 0.054 12 0.5107 1.278 0.339 -0.232 0.000 GOLDEN KNIGHTS 46 43 274 253 -0.016 43.937 16 0.476 16 0.011 11 0.070 16 0.5027 1.030 0.043 0.096 0.000 COYOTES 39 43 213 223 -0.023 40.466 18 0.384 18 -0.054 19 -0.062 18 0.4919 0.816 -0.328 0.204 0.000 CANUCKS 35 47 225 254 -0.015 40.847 23 0.231 23 -0.119 22 -0.141 23 0.4807 0.979 -0.227 -0.055 0.000 OILERS 35 47 232 274 -0.017 40.798 24 0.222 25 -0.122 24 -0.145 24 0.4806 1.109 -0.075 -0.215 0.000 DUCKS 35 47 199 251 -0.016 40.873 25 0.217 24 -0.122 30 -0.207 25 0.4804 0.873 -0.412 -0.002 0.000 KINGS 31 51 202 263 -0.014 40.951 30 0.044 30 -0.194 31 -0.208 30 0.4689 0.938 -0.341 -0.076 0.000

CENTRAL DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR BLUES 61 47 322 293 0.027 55.096 4 0.690 4 0.119 4 0.123 5 0.5183 0.972 0.029 0.217 0.000 JETS 49 39 288 260 0.001 44.073 10 0.592 10 0.083 14 0.057 10 0.5136 1.170 0.202 -0.088 0.000 PREDATORS 49 39 252 232 -0.001 43.958 11 0.590 11 0.082 10 0.071 11 0.5134 0.920 -0.082 0.224 0.000 STARS 50 45 245 232 0.011 47.957 14 0.515 14 0.045 15 0.056 14 0.5076 0.722 -0.307 0.419 0.000 AVALANCHE 45 49 295 277 0.011 47.425 17 0.429 17 -0.031 12 0.067 17 0.4958 1.061 0.078 0.056 0.000 WILD 37 45 211 237 -0.005 41.137 19 0.335 19 -0.078 21 -0.112 20 0.4876 0.897 -0.290 0.067 0.000 BLACKHAWKS 36 46 270 292 -0.004 41.085 21 0.293 21 -0.097 20 -0.073 22 0.4846 1.328 0.281 -0.427 0.000

ATLANTIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR LIGHTNING 62 24 333 241 -0.004 42.551 1 1.081 1 0.331 1 0.273 1 0.5531 1.264 0.540 0.005 0.000 BRUINS 64 42 338 266 0.022 53.645 2 0.879 2 0.179 2 0.240 2 0.5282 0.928 0.096 0.383 0.000 MAPLE LEAFS 49 40 303 274 0.020 45.180 9 0.600 9 0.085 9 0.081 9 0.5137 1.235 0.310 -0.148 0.000 CANADIENS 44 38 249 236 -0.007 40.833 13 0.522 13 0.045 17 0.034 13 0.5081 1.023 0.000 0.068 0.000 PANTHERS 36 46 267 280 -0.006 41.002 22 0.292 22 -0.098 18 -0.039 21 0.4848 1.242 0.199 -0.277 0.000 SABRES 33 49 226 271 -0.003 41.319 26 0.143 26 -0.150 28 -0.179 26 0.4761 1.039 -0.194 -0.163 0.000 RED WINGS 32 50 227 277 -0.003 41.299 27 0.101 27 -0.168 26 -0.169 28 0.4732 1.071 -0.146 -0.192 0.000 SENATORS 29 53 242 302 -0.002 41.348 31 0.000 31 -0.224 29 -0.192 31 0.4645 1.269 0.081 -0.466 0.000

METROPOLITAN DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR BLUE JACKETS 53 39 288 257 0.030 47.046 3 0.725 3 0.131 6 0.102 3 0.5217 1.041 0.089 0.116 0.000 ISLANDERS 52 38 247 215 0.002 45.014 5 0.686 5 0.117 5 0.111 4 0.5190 0.717 -0.256 0.479 0.000 CAPITALS 51 38 298 270 -0.002 44.410 7 0.662 7 0.108 8 0.088 7 0.5181 1.192 0.261 -0.085 0.000 HURRICANES 54 43 284 265 0.024 49.439 8 0.631 8 0.100 13 0.064 8 0.5164 0.948 -0.057 0.186 0.000 PENGUINS 44 42 279 255 -0.001 42.946 15 0.478 15 0.012 7 0.091 15 0.5031 1.140 0.200 -0.017 0.000 FLYERS 37 45 244 281 -0.004 41.215 20 0.332 20 -0.079 23 -0.143 19 0.4878 1.188 0.026 -0.311 0.000 RANGERS 32 50 227 272 -0.004 41.234 28 0.100 28 -0.168 25 -0.152 27 0.4733 1.054 -0.149 -0.155 0.000 DEVILS 31 51 222 275 -0.003 41.283 29 0.055 29 -0.189 27 -0.176 29 0.4704 1.065 -0.161 -0.191 0.000


DIVISION                W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
CENTRAL DIVISION      327 310 0.513    1  0.040
ATLANTIC DIVISION     349 342 0.505    2  0.009
METROPOLITAN DIVISION 354 346 0.506    3  0.000
PACIFIC DIVISION      328 360 0.477    4 -0.086

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.124 points in main ratings (0.079 for semineutral)
     0.009 points in improved RPI (0.008 for semineutral)
Average of 1.00 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sat Jun 15 07:50:39 2019
games through: Wed Jun 12 2019

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