NHL 2017/18 Team Rankings

By willmma · Dec 4, 2017 · Updated Apr 9, 2018
  1. willmma
    I would like to share with you team rankings based on the ELO rating system.

    This is purely mathematical based on wins and losses. Each team has a score. That score increases or decreases based on wins and losses. The amount of change is based on the score of the opponent. Eg. If a strong team beats a weak team then they don't gain a lot of points because it is expected. If a weak team beats a strong team then they gain a lot of points and the strong team loses a bunch. It balances out. Streaks can swing a team's rankings by a lot.

    For the purposes of my calculations, each team started with 2500 points. K is 100 and doesn't change.

    NOTE: I changed the scoring system so that OT/SO games are considered ties.

    #TeamElo Score
    1Nashville Predators2693
    2Florida Panthers2666
    3Winnipeg Jets2647
    4Anaheim Ducks2612
    5Washington Capitals2606
    6Minnesota Wild2603
    7Toronto Maple Leafs2598
    8Boston Bruins2587
    9Columbus Blue Jackets2580
    10New Jersey Devils2572
    11Philadelphia Flyers2562
    12Tampa Bay Lightning2553
    13Pittsburgh Penguins2537
    14Los Angeles Kings2531
    15Colorado Avalanche2517
    16San Jose Sharks2514
    17Arizona Coyotes2505
    18Vegas Golden Knights2501
    19Dallas Stars2492
    20St. Louis Blues2457
    21Edmonton Oilers2424
    22Carolina Hurricanes2417
    23Vancouver Canucks2413
    24Calgary Flames2402
    25New York Islanders2398
    26Montreal Canadiens2387
    27Chicago Blackhawks2385
    28Detroit Red Wings2356
    29New York Rangers2355
    30Buffalo Sabres2342
    31Ottawa Senators2288
    DivisionAvg Score
    ConferenceAvg Score

    Cheers :thumbu:

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