Eastern Conference Playoff Chances

Blue Jackets +9.6, Capitals -14.5
Points
Chance Will Make Playoffs

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Chance will make playoffsPres TrophyChance will finish regular season at seed
SaturdayPGWL-OTGD%Change%Change12345678910111213141516Avg.ChangeRPIStrengthSunday
SabresWRed Wings 4-219392-11490.7%+4.112.5%+2.2261318810564322111004.0+0.719.595Buffalo Sabres
Lightning19392-11389.5+0.711.0-0.9241218911664322111004.2+0.178.589Tampa Bay Lightning
DevilsWCapitals 5-219392-1886.3+7.78.2+2.818249136844432211004.3+0.992.576New Jersey Devils
FlyersLBlue Jackets 2-512564-01172.2-8.23.2-3.181491371066655432206.1-1.033.584Philadelphia Flyers
Maple LeafsLHurricanes 2-416175-2764.0-8.21.8-1.85496128119776543217.3-0.8013.574Toronto Maple Leafs
BruinsLKings 2-415462-3263.3-9.31.9-2.25496128119776554217.3-0.9211.560Boston Bruins
RangersWBlues 2-113365-1555.0+5.51.1+0.238596977887765417.9+0.4815.569New York Rangers
CapitalsLDevils 2-514276-0346.1-14.50.6-1.225485867888887528.8-1.4712.554Washington Capitals
Senators14265-2041.6+1.40.5-0.122437599989988629.3+0.0814.547Ottawa Senators
Blue JacketsWFlyers 5-214375-0-339.1+9.60.4+0.214364767889999729.4+0.914.535Columbus Blue Jackets
Islanders15374-1-138.5+0.50.4-0.114364767889999829.5-0.026.530New York Islanders
Red WingsLSabres 2-415275-1-436.0-8.00.4-0.411336589889999839.9-0.7718.531Detroit Red Wings
PenguinsWCoyotes 4-3 (ot)11444-3-530.2+6.10.2+0.11325365678910101111410.3+0.6023.542Pittsburgh Penguins
HurricanesWMaple Leafs 4-212355-2-427.7+7.30.2+0.11224355678910111212410.6+0.7716.536Carolina Hurricanes
PanthersWCanadiens 4-210445-2-719.3+5.60.1+0.00111335667810121416711.6+0.6317.529Florida Panthers
CanadiensLPanthers 2-47311-1-260.5-0.40.000000000011236157215.4-0.3229.470Montreal Canadiens

Big Games

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Saturday
Capitals 2 Devils 5
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Devils+4.2
+1.5
+0.5
Bruins+0.2
Rangers+0.3
+0.0
Capitals-6.4
-0.7
-0.6
Senators+0.2
Blue Jackets+0.3
Islanders+0.3
Penguins+0.2
Bruins 2 Kings 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Sabres+0.2
-0.5
+0.1
Lightning+0.2
-0.6
+0.1
Devils+0.3
-0.3
Flyers+0.2
-0.3
Maple Leafs+0.4
-0.2
+0.1
Bruins-4.9
-1.4
-0.5
Rangers+0.4
Capitals+0.4
Senators+0.6
Blue Jackets+0.3
Islanders+0.4
Red Wings+0.6
Penguins+0.2
Hurricanes+0.3
Panthers+0.3
Hurricanes 4 Maple Leafs 2
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Sabres+0.0
Lightning+0.2
Maple Leafs-4.5
-0.9
-0.4
Bruins+0.2
Rangers-0.0
Senators+0.3
Red Wings+0.3
Hurricanes+3.1
+0.4
Panthers+0.2
Sabres 4 Red Wings 2
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Sabres+2.0
+1.3
+0.3
Maple Leafs+0.3
Bruins+0.2
Capitals+0.2
Senators+0.3
Red Wings-4.3
-0.2
-0.4
Penguins+0.2
Hurricanes+0.1
Coyotes 3 Penguins 4 (ot)
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Sabres*-0.2
Lightning*-0.3
Devils-0.4
Flyers*-0.3
Maple Leafs*-0.4
Rangers*-0.3
Capitals*-0.4
Senators*-0.3
Blue Jackets*-0.4
Islanders*-0.3
Red Wings*-0.5
Penguins+4.1
+0.4
Hurricanes*-0.2
Blue Jackets 5 Flyers 2
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Sabres+0.2
Flyers-3.8
-1.5
-0.5
Blue Jackets+3.9
+0.4
Rangers 2 Blues 1
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Devils-0.2
Flyers-0.2
Maple Leafs-0.2
Bruins-0.2
Rangers+3.4
+0.2
+0.3
Capitals-0.4
-0.0
Senators-0.3
Blue Jackets-0.3
Islanders-0.4
Red Wings-0.3
Penguins-0.3
Hurricanes-0.3
Canadiens 2 Panthers 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Sabres-0.2
Flyers-0.2
Maple Leafs-0.2
Bruins-0.3
Rangers-0.2
Capitals-0.2
Senators-0.2
Red Wings-0.3
Penguins-0.2
Panthers+2.7
+0.4
Canadiens-0.3
-0.2
Canucks 3 Flames 4 (so)
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Pres Trophy100.0*Average seed
Panthers*-0.2
Sunday
None

* A starred outcome could have no effect or just a really small effect. The simulation did not run long enough to know.