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*Average seed
Red Wings 1 Stars 4 -0.3
Canucks 3 Blues 2 +0.3
If winner is:HomeHome OTHome SOAway SOAway OTAway
Friday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Flames vs Sharks-3.7-0.8-0.6+1.4+1.6+3.3
-0.5-0.2-0.1+0.2+0.2+0.5
Blue Jackets vs Coyotes-0.2*+0.0*-0.1*+0.1*+0.0+0.2
+0.1+0.0+0.0-0.0-0.0-0.1

* 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 Sharks finish out the regular season.   Explain

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance inChance will finish regular season at seed
TPW-OTL-OTplayoffs123456789101112131415Count
159-164In10062*
15816-31-0In80205*
15715-30-2In80205*
15615-31-1In901010*
15514-41-1In673330*
15415-22-1In683259*
15314-32-1In5644152*
15213-42-1In51490242*
15113-32-2In43570497*
15012-42-2In43570792*
14911-52-2In3266101,480*
14812-33-2In2375302,278*
14711-43-2In1977403,542*
14611-33-3In1380605,463*
14511-34-2In1081917,811*
14410-44-2In680121011,156*
14310-34-3In476172014,425*
1429-44-3In272224019,288*
1419-45-2In165286024,296*
1409-35-3In1563490029,739*
1398-45-3In04639131035,512*
1388-46-2In03743192040,797*
1378-36-3In02745254045,094*
1367-46-3In018443070048,616*
1357-36-4In0114133131051,524*
1347-37-3In635342040051,716*
1336-47-3100.0%3283128910050,765*
1326-37-4100.0120243417400048,786*
1316-38-399.901316342691045,282*
1305-48-399.607829331840040,632*
1295-38-497.90441934271120035,333*
1285-39-393.021927342061029,897*
1275-29-482.2104163230143024,551*
1264-39-464.90017233425910019,246*
1254-310-344.000031229331850014,891*
1244-210-424.700015193428112010,953*
1234-211-311.80210273521507,904*
1223-311-34.20041734321215,524*
1213-211-41.2019273822303,558*
1203-212-30.304183932702,257*
1192-312-30.1011033421301,418*
1182-212-4Out052445241809*
1172-213-3Out21746323504*
1161-313-3Out943454238*
1152-114-3Out534529128*
1141-214-3Out51571859*
1131-114-4Out9682434*
1121-115-3Out109010*
1111-015-4Out30304010*
1100-216-2Out75254*
1090-116-3Out1001
1040-020-0Out20691059
Total:92.9%1202416129753211000737,444

* Row combines multiple less frequent records.

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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

ThursdayNone
If winner is:HomeHome OTHome SOAway SOAway OTAway
Friday100.0*Lottery seed
Flames vs Sharks+1.0+0.3+0.3-0.3-0.4-0.9
Blue Jackets vs Coyotes-0.1-0.1-0.1+0.1+0.1+0.1

What If

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TPW-OTL-OT123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
16420-00-0982
159-160100
15816-31-0404020
15715-30-2404020
15615-31-1702010
15514-41-1432333
15414-31-2462232
15314-32-1371944
15213-42-123284810
15113-32-218255600
15012-42-213305610
14911-52-292464310
14812-33-251871430
14711-43-231671640
14611-33-3212701060
14511-34-21968139010
14410-44-2066218120100
14310-34-3045423170200
1429-44-3024527220300
1419-45-2013630271510
1409-35-3126303227200
1398-45-301729364104100
1388-46-201126376136200
1378-36-306213691411300
1367-46-30315321215157000
1357-36-401102715132012110
1347-37-305191611241824000
1336-47-303131572423590100
1326-37-401713420251017040000
1316-38-3003921421132519010
1305-48-3026081415303180400
1295-38-40030461228627011200
1285-39-301012720733120610
1275-29-401013973023001430
1264-39-4000134202330259100
1254-310-30000121022903318500
1244-210-4000003218134281120
1234-211-30119127352150
1223-311-300030173432121
1213-211-4010827382240
1203-212-3003173833910
1192-312-3011029411630
1182-212-404203929610
1172-213-321135371321
1161-313-3426412080
1152-114-32163133135
1141-214-32727342272
1131-114-4362935216
1121-115-3304030
1111-015-4101010102040
1100-216-2252550
1090-116-3100
1040-020-0383244102
Total:01910167610948160503211000000000