Los Angeles Kings Playoff Chances

Tied with Ottawa 0-0 (9:34 1st), playoff odds up 0.5 to 83.1%
70 points   29 18-12

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
Buffalo 6 Vancouver 3 +0.3
Winnipeg 1 St. Louis 2 (so)*+0.1
If winner is:HomeHome OTHome SOAway SOAway OTAway
Los Angeles vs Ottawa+3.7+3.8+3.3-1.4-1.3-6.7
+0.2+0.2+0.2*-0.0*-0.1-0.4
San Jose vs Detroit-1.0-1.1-0.8+0.3+0.2+1.2
Nashville vs Minnesota+0.9*+0.0*-0.1-1.1-1.3-1.3
+0.0*-0.0*+0.0*-0.0*-0.1-0.1
If winner is:HomeHome OTHome SOAway SOAway OTAway
Friday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Stanley Cup
Anaheim vs Los Angeles-5.3*-0.0*-0.0+4.3+4.7+4.7
-0.3*-0.0*-0.0+0.2+0.2+0.3
NY Islanders vs Calgary+0.9*-0.1*-0.0-0.8-1.0-1.0
+0.1*-0.0*+0.0-0.1*-0.1-0.1
Dallas vs Colorado+0.1-0.2*-0.0*-0.0*+0.0*-0.0

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

What If

Chances based on how well the Los Angeles finish out the regular season.   Explain

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance inPresDivision seedConference seed (wildcard race)
TPWL-OTplayoffsTrophy1a1b23WCbWCa910111213141516Count
116230-0In55.6%61380676
115220-1In45.5455511
114221-0In24.4376382*
113211-1In14.723761265*
112201-2In3.817822986*
111202-1In1.898642,415*
110192-2In0.668776,200*
109193-1In0.138512013,623*
108183-2In0.017920027,912*
107184-1In0.007128052,100*
106174-2InNo06138189,901*
105164-3InNo0494920144,635*
104165-2InNo0375850218,797*
103155-3InNo026641000306,008*
102156-2InNo17651710220,173
145-4InNo16651810191,314*
101146-3InNo9612820311,069*
157-1100.0%No106226200201,998*
100147-2100.0No55337400320,167
136-4100.0No55239400293,074*
99137-399.9No240488100322,668
148-199.9No242478100361,204*
98138-299.7No1305312400375,879
127-499.6No1285413400358,972*
97128-398.5No01854171010350,564
139-198.6No0195417910390,839*
96129-295.5No011491817400362,915
118-495.0No010491918500353,853*
95119-388.0No054017261110309,639
1210-188.5No054117251010343,354*
941110-277.2No0231133119300288,348
109-475.4No022913312140284,105*
931010-359.8No012083031900470,356*
921011-241.8No0013425391810373,083*
91911-325.3No07216413040279,422*
90912-213.1No0419364190200,240*
89812-36.0No02042749171135,355*
88813-22.3No0101165028488,122*
87713-30.7No00094439853,908*
86714-20.2No00434471631,489*
85614-30.1No001235025017,105*
84615-20.0No0014483709,082*
83515-3OutNo08425004,343*
82516-2OutNo434622,083*
81517-1OutNo225730907*
80417-2OutNo21881362*
79418-1OutNo1585142*
78318-2OutNo259463*
74-77OutNo10017*
70023-0OutNo79201675
Total:83.1%0.0%0726318119620008,170,500

* Row combines multiple less frequent records.

First Round Opponent What If

First round opponent based on how well the Los Angeles finish out the regular season.   Explain

If finish:Chance will play in first round
TPWL-OTWin CupNashvilleSt. LouisAnaheimChicagoVancouverCalgaryWinnipegMinnesotaSan JoseColoradoDallas
116230-04.7%012131828241112
115220-19.191836279
114221-02.427151327221012
113211-16.803141831201221
112201-28.011412192824911
111202-15.511414192824811
110192-25.311415202822811
109193-15.412318202621801
108183-25.512422202420701
107184-15.6012326212117701
106174-25.4013332211815700
105164-35.1014237221412700
104165-25.100624321119700
103155-35.00081482186700
166-15.00071472287700
102156-24.80091522254700
145-44.70091522154700
101146-34.700110552133600
157-14.800111552133600
100147-24.600130562121600
136-44.600140562021600
158-04.600140552121600
99137-34.610160551911600
148-14.510160552011600
126-54.620170561811600
98138-24.440190531700500
127-44.340200531600500
149-04.340190531700500
97128-34.291220481400400
139-14.381210491500500
117-54.3101220481300400
96129-24.1151220421100400
118-44.0171220411000300
1310-04.0151220421100400
95119-33.52422003370020
1210-13.523220033800200
941110-23.02821602550020
109-42.9282150234001
931010-32.2272100162001
1111-12.3282100173001
921011-21.522160101000
91911-30.91513061000
90912-20.581103000
89812-30.24000200
88813-20.11000100
87814-10.0000000
86714-20.000000
85715-1No0000
84615-2No0
70-83No
Total:3.7%9.90.713.40.538.012.72.01.74.00.00.1
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Lottery

Ye of little faith, already thinking about next year. Here are the big games and what ifs for draft seeds.

Big Games

Thursday100.0*Lottery seed
Buffalo 6 Vancouver 3 -0.3
If winner is:HomeHome OTHome SOAway SOAway OTAway
Los Angeles vs Ottawa-0.5-0.5-0.5+0.3+0.3+1.0
San Jose vs Detroit+0.1+0.1+0.1-0.0-0.0-0.1
Nashville vs Minnesota-0.0-0.0-0.0+0.0+0.1+0.0
If winner is:HomeHome OTHome SOAway SOAway OTAway
Friday100.0*Lottery seed
Anaheim vs Los Angeles+0.9+0.1+0.1-0.6-0.7-0.8
NY Islanders vs Calgary-0.2+0.0-0.0+0.2+0.2+0.2

What If

This isn't your lottery pick because it does not factor in ping pong balls.
It's the final seed that gets you the ping pong balls.
The top 16 seeds are wrong, just ignore them for now.

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If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TPWL-OT123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
116230-0566380
115220-14555
114221-02412612
113211-11587241
112201-2413691320
111202-1286125301
110192-2155037412
109193-103325343500
108183-2011960359100
107184-10086228145000
106174-203571816130000
105164-30148071526110000
104165-20037051142121000
103155-30026037541432000
102156-2017013610655000
101146-301001600771311000
100147-2500530772322000
136-4500510772522000
99137-32004005637351000
148-12004105636251000
98138-21003003446394000
127-410028034473104000
97128-300018012502159110
96129-200111148117143400
118-400100147117153500
95119-305003911719611100
1210-10500401161961010
941110-2020030013201119400
109-4020029013191120400
931010-30100200815153010100
921011-2000013049153520300
91911-30070241233328100
90912-2004118253918400
89812-30200414373011200
88813-20100162736227100
87713-30000214323215400
86714-2000062133271120
85614-3000210273321610
84615-200041632321420
83515-318223526710
82516-2021231341730
81517-100619373161
80417-211524381930
79418-11612443061
78318-263344133
77319-1817252525
76219-23367
75220-1100
74019-4100
70023-011965141
Total:0006011240232617748521000000000