Mar 152006
 

Here are this weeks NHL Power Rankings. Significant moves up the list included several teams making a late season push for the playoffs: San Jose (11th to 8th), Anaheim (13th to 9th), Nashville (12 to 10), Toronto (17 to 15) and Atlanta (23 to 21). Those dropping down the list included Vancouver (8 to 11), Edmonton (9 to 12), Minnesota (14 to 16), Phoenix (15 to 20) and New Jersey (22 to 24).

Rank Last Week Team AdjWinP SchedStr Power Rank
1 1 Ottawa 0.703 0.489 0.679
2 3 Buffalo 0.672 0.483 0.634
3 2 Detroit 0.688 0.483 0.629
4 4 Calgary 0.602 0.515 0.622
5 5 Dallas 0.592 0.516 0.613
6 6 Colorado 0.567 0.520 0.600
7 7 Carolina 0.646 0.473 0.590
8 11 San Jose 0.532 0.523 0.571
9 13 Anaheim 0.532 0.516 0.549
10 12 Nashville 0.577 0.491 0.549
11 8 Vancouver 0.522 0.515 0.542
12 9 Edmonton 0.500 0.520 0.527
13 10 Los Angeles 0.507 0.515 0.525
14 15 Montreal 0.492 0.509 0.524
15 17 Toronto 0.484 0.510 0.512
16 14 Minnesota 0.470 0.522 0.502
17 18 Philadelphia 0.546 0.471 0.497
18 16 Phoenix 0.439 0.534 0.492
19 20 Tampa Bay 0.508 0.480 0.480
20 19 NY Rangers 0.531 0.468 0.480
21 23 Atlanta 0.477 0.481 0.457
22 21 Boston 0.424 0.509 0.450
23 24 NY Islanders 0.445 0.487 0.442
24 22 New Jersey 0.477 0.470 0.438
25 25 Florida 0.430 0.490 0.430
26 26 Columbus 0.362 0.506 0.368
27 28 St. Louis 0.341 0.504 0.345
28 27 Chicago 0.328 0.512 0.342
29 29 Washington 0.328 0.493 0.329
30 30 Pittsburgh 0.277 0.496 0.284

AdjWinP is a teams winning percentage when shootouts are considered ties and there are no points awarded for overtime losses
SchedStr is an indication of a teams relative difficulty of schedule
Power Rank is the teams expected winning percentage if team played all .500 teams

  One Response to “NHL Power Rankings – March 15, 2006”

  1.  

    Here are my power rankings including last night’s games.

    1. Carolina
    2. Detroit
    3. Ottawa
    4. Dallas
    5. Buffalo
    6. NY Rangers
    7. Calgary
    8. Nashville
    9. Philadelphia
    10. Colorado
    11. Tampa Bay
    12. Vancouver
    13. Los Angeles
    14. New Jersey
    15. Edmonton
    16. Minnesota
    17. Montreal
    18. Anaheim
    19. Atlanta
    20. Phoenix
    21. Toronto
    22. San Jose
    23. Boston
    24. Florida
    25. NY Islanders
    26. Columbus
    27. Washington
    28. Chicago
    29. St. Louis
    30. Pittsburgh

    Big movers since Wednesday were San Jose, going up 4, Anaheim, Los Angeles, and Edmonton, all going up 3, Minnesota, going down 4, while Tampa Bay dropped from 11th to 16th.

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