Pittsburgh Penguins Playoff Chances

Beat Buffalo 2-0, playoff odds up 8.8 to 100%
98 points   43 27-12

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

How we did yesterday and who we should root for today.   Explain

Thursday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Stanley Cup
Florida 4 Boston 2 +6.0
+0.1
NY Rangers 0 Ottawa 3 -4.1
-0.1
Montreal 4 Detroit 3 (ot)*+0.1
Friday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Stanley Cup
Pittsburgh 1 NY Islanders 3 -5.4
-0.1
Saturday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Stanley Cup
Philadelphia 1 Ottawa 3 -0.8
-0.1
Carolina 0 Detroit 2 -0.1

* A starred number could be exactly 0 or just really small. The simulation did not run long enough to know.

Points
Chance Will Make Playoffs

Lottery

Why are you looking down here? We just made the playoffs!

Big Games

Thursday100.0*Lottery seed
NY Rangers 0 Ottawa 3 +0.2
Florida 4 Boston 2 -0.2
Nashville 2 Minnesota 4 +0.1
Montreal 4 Detroit 3 (ot)-0.1
Colorado 1 Winnipeg 0 (so)+0.0
Friday100.0*Lottery seed
Pittsburgh 1 NY Islanders 3 +1.4
Saturday100.0*Lottery seed
Carolina 0 Detroit 2 +0.7
Philadelphia 1 Ottawa 3 +0.4
Winnipeg 5 Calgary 1 +0.2