2019-20 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
20 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
20 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
19 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2019 season.
19 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2019 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 20 HI 20 LO 19 W/L 19 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- LST 5 W/L LST 5 SEA DIVISION
1 Boston 11-3-3 13.177 12.395 12.069 13.595 11.733 15.301 11.582 -13.884 7.020 14.259 11.534 Atlantic
2 Washington 13-2-3 12.594 11.687 12.253 12.253 11.332 14.588 11.400 -13.669 2.520 14.964 11.889 Metropolitan
3 St. Louis 12-3-3 12.566 11.722 11.475 13.372 10.877 14.546 11.078 -13.616 5.816 14.097 11.347 Central
4 NY Islanders 12-3-1 12.437 11.656 12.576 12.576 10.872 14.605 11.386 -14.838 2.375 13.610 11.110 Metropolitan
5 Montreal 9-5-3 12.184 11.527 11.578 11.827 11.322 13.807 10.807 -11.759 6.664 13.284 10.978 Atlantic
6 Pittsburgh 10-6-1 12.182 11.525 12.295 12.295 10.807 14.019 11.144 -13.107 3.421 14.605 11.742 Metropolitan
7 Colorado 10-5-2 12.059 11.371 10.532 12.476 10.532 13.744 10.807 -12.262 5.224 12.984 10.877 Central
8 Anaheim 9-8-1 11.930 11.336 10.569 12.253 10.503 12.668 10.168 -5.827 11.488 13.689 11.164 Pacific
9 Carolina 9-7-1 11.907 11.313 9.949 12.426 9.949 14.297 11.141 -16.718 1.547 13.338 10.988 Metropolitan
10 Tampa Bay 8-5-2 11.788 11.226 10.593 11.811 10.593 15.608 11.858 -24.476 -5.336 14.355 11.462 Atlantic
11 Arizona 9-6-2 11.785 11.160 11.026 11.791 10.390 13.426 10.739 -12.225 3.921 12.697 10.672 Pacific
12 Buffalo 9-6-2 11.712 11.087 9.973 12.216 9.973 12.778 10.403 -8.347 6.569 12.661 10.679 Atlantic
13 Edmonton 12-5-2 11.647 10.834 11.481 11.754 10.043 13.028 10.559 -10.598 2.609 13.102 10.865 Pacific
14 Vancouver 9-6-3 11.625 10.969 10.393 11.793 10.393 13.355 10.824 -12.954 1.340 12.684 10.690 Pacific
15 Nashville 9-5-3 11.624 10.968 10.885 11.947 10.249 14.196 11.196 -18.118 -2.039 14.191 11.453 Central
16 Toronto 9-6-4 11.590 10.902 10.830 11.137 10.407 14.005 10.942 -17.242 -0.363 13.269 10.875 Atlantic
17 Florida 8-4-5 11.585 10.928 11.128 11.361 10.476 13.342 10.655 -13.173 2.569 13.375 10.981 Atlantic
18 Vegas 9-7-3 11.370 10.714 10.221 11.187 10.197 13.879 11.035 -18.075 -2.910 13.790 11.363 Pacific
19 Dallas 8-8-2 11.286 10.723 11.412 11.412 10.074 13.991 11.022 -19.336 -2.713 13.379 10.910 Central
20 Calgary 10-7-3 11.172 10.453 11.723 11.723 9.366 14.675 11.518 -23.871 -9.251 13.221 10.902 Pacific
21 Winnipeg 10-7-1 11.103 10.447 10.739 11.022 10.002 14.249 11.280 -22.076 -7.386 13.643 11.162 Central
22 NY Rangers 7-6-2 10.957 10.457 10.755 11.091 10.052 12.723 10.286 -13.885 1.661 13.122 10.822 Metropolitan
23 Philadelphia 10-5-2 10.950 10.262 11.176 11.176 9.024 13.036 10.473 -16.001 -2.013 13.102 10.740 Metropolitan
24 Columbus 6-8-3 10.925 10.457 9.565 11.055 9.565 14.248 11.061 -23.320 -5.459 13.313 10.888 Metropolitan
25 Chicago 6-7-4 10.863 10.363 10.646 10.663 9.938 12.971 10.346 -16.254 0.162 13.067 10.704 Central
26 New Jersey 5-7-4 10.532 10.095 10.507 10.507 9.542 12.710 10.460 -17.138 -3.497 12.600 10.531 Metropolitan
27 Minnesota 6-10-1 10.430 10.024 10.397 10.423 9.297 13.147 10.554 -20.666 -5.017 13.102 10.765 Central
28 San Jose 7-10-1 10.365 9.896 9.945 10.746 9.264 14.280 11.124 -27.417 -11.037 13.767 11.136 Pacific
29 Ottawa 6-9-1 10.353 9.947 11.552 11.552 9.203 12.218 10.218 -15.268 -2.660 12.690 10.609 Atlantic
30 Los Angeles 5-11-1 10.251 9.907 9.252 10.973 9.172 12.276 10.057 -16.494 -1.490 12.831 10.618 Pacific
31 Detroit 6-12-1 10.039 9.633 8.854 10.670 8.815 12.704 10.392 -20.977 -7.301 12.416 10.379 Atlantic
Through 11/10/19

2018-19 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
19 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
19 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
18 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2018 season.
18 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2018 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 19 HI 19 LO 18 W/L 18 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- LST 5 W/L LST 5 SEA DIVISION
1 Tampa Bay # 62-16-4 15.608 11.858 11.685 13.252 10.741 15.384 11.541 1.456 2.753 15.132 11.609 Atlantic
2 Boston #+ 49-24-9 15.301 11.582 14.373 14.373 10.223 14.573 11.198 4.997 3.434 14.503 11.334 Atlantic
3 Calgary # 50-25-7 14.675 11.518 9.753 12.215 9.753 13.252 10.627 10.734 8.386 13.864 11.116 Pacific
4 NY Islanders # 48-27-7 14.605 11.386 11.868 12.839 10.364 12.976 10.476 12.546 8.679 13.972 11.030 Metropolitan
5 Washington # 48-26-8 14.588 11.400 10.827 14.482 9.510 16.480 12.698 -11.481 -10.224 15.419 11.894 Metropolitan
6 St. Louis #* 45-28-9 14.546 11.078 13.400 13.400 9.837 13.959 11.022 4.207 0.508 14.504 11.308 Central
7 Carolina # 46-29-7 14.297 11.141 12.475 12.475 9.906 13.397 10.803 6.718 3.124 13.572 10.897 Metropolitan
8 San Jose # 46-27-9 14.280 11.124 11.066 12.792 9.743 14.644 11.394 -2.480 -2.365 14.479 11.386 Pacific
9 Winnipeg # 47-30-5 14.249 11.280 11.110 12.624 9.522 15.953 12.328 -10.681 -8.498 14.172 11.337 Central
10 Columbus # 47-31-4 14.248 11.061 12.191 12.965 9.678 13.839 10.933 2.952 1.164 13.992 11.104 Metropolitan
11 Nashville # 47-29-6 14.196 11.196 11.212 12.705 9.822 15.772 12.054 -9.995 -7.115 14.633 11.444 Central
12 Pittsburgh # 44-26-12 14.019 11.144 10.730 12.877 9.645 14.689 11.564 -4.560 -3.631 14.870 11.626 Metropolitan
13 Toronto # 46-28-8 14.005 10.942 10.212 12.371 9.693 13.983 10.764 0.153 1.650 13.379 10.697 Atlantic
14 Dallas # 43-32-7 13.991 11.022 11.493 12.337 10.011 13.914 11.039 0.555 -0.149 13.950 11.018 Central
15 Vegas # 43-32-7 13.879 11.035 10.257 12.295 9.816 16.120 12.339 -13.903 -10.565 15.000 11.687 Pacific
16 Montreal 44-30-8 13.807 10.807 11.742 11.742 9.524 12.462 10.243 10.795 5.506 13.862 10.999 Atlantic
17 Colorado # 38-30-14 13.744 10.807 10.817 12.139 8.756 14.041 11.197 -2.112 -3.486 13.445 10.914 Central
18 Arizona 39-35-8 13.426 10.739 10.500 12.478 9.749 12.384 10.197 8.414 5.315 12.654 10.404 Pacific
19 Vancouver 35-36-11 13.355 10.824 10.662 12.668 9.280 12.752 10.471 4.728 3.370 13.227 10.800 Pacific
20 Florida 36-32-14 13.342 10.655 11.842 12.418 9.506 14.071 11.071 -5.180 -3.761 13.824 10.993 Atlantic
21 Minnesota 37-36-9 13.147 10.554 10.260 11.790 9.289 14.235 11.266 -7.642 -6.327 13.890 11.076 Central
22 Philadelphia 37-37-8 13.036 10.473 9.018 12.370 9.018 13.810 10.873 -5.607 -3.673 13.596 10.846 Metropolitan
23 Edmonton 35-38-9 13.028 10.559 9.505 12.124 9.505 13.031 10.593 -0.024 -0.324 13.246 10.784 Pacific
24 Chicago 36-34-12 12.971 10.346 10.637 12.194 9.384 13.034 10.659 -0.482 -2.935 14.231 11.031 Central
25 Buffalo 33-39-10 12.778 10.403 9.667 11.967 8.553 12.074 10.136 5.837 2.637 12.753 10.560 Atlantic
26 NY Rangers 32-36-14 12.723 10.286 9.996 11.780 8.914 13.083 10.677 -2.754 -3.667 14.154 11.148 Metropolitan
27 New Jersey 31-41-10 12.710 10.460 10.160 12.292 9.612 13.506 10.662 -5.887 -1.889 13.098 10.629 Metropolitan
28 Detroit 32-40-10 12.704 10.392 11.088 11.662 9.190 12.702 10.420 0.020 -0.275 13.279 10.731 Atlantic
29 Anaheim 35-37-10 12.668 10.168 11.397 11.397 7.940 14.197 11.291 -10.768 -9.942 14.534 11.247 Pacific
30 Los Angeles 31-42-9 12.276 10.057 10.864 11.423 8.596 13.735 10.922 -10.624 -7.923 13.701 10.964 Pacific
31 Ottawa 29-47-6 12.218 10.218 9.913 11.278 8.884 12.511 10.418 -2.341 -1.911 13.513 10.961 Atlantic

2017-18 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
18 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
18 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
17 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2017 season.
17 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2017 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 18 HI 18 LO 17 W/L 17 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Washington #* 49-26-7 16.137 11.256 14.141 14.141 10.039 15.798 11.911 2.147 -5.496 15.309 11.612 Metropolitan
2 Tampa Bay # 54-23-5 16.117 11.586 11.495 12.938 10.370 13.944 10.975 15.589 5.568 14.949 11.416 Atlantic
3 Vegas #+ 51-24-7 15.996 11.390 13.288 13.288 10.182 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 15.996 11.390 Pacific
4 Nashville # 53-18-11 15.507 11.651 12.457 13.147 10.528 15.291 11.154 1.411 4.456 14.668 11.350 Central
5 Winnipeg # 52-20-10 15.435 11.673 12.983 12.983 10.285 13.692 10.973 12.736 6.380 13.956 11.189 Central
6 San Jose # 45-27-10 14.545 11.020 11.767 11.994 10.094 13.807 11.113 5.346 -0.838 14.496 11.270 Pacific
7 Toronto # 49-26-7 14.411 11.329 10.199 12.794 9.787 13.623 11.055 5.779 2.486 13.491 10.979 Atlantic
8 Boston # 50-20-12 14.385 11.285 11.111 12.819 9.982 13.755 11.186 4.578 0.880 13.791 11.151 Atlantic
9 Pittsburgh # 47-29-6 14.340 11.215 11.913 13.361 10.110 16.395 11.526 -12.533 -2.699 15.303 11.520 Metropolitan
10 Florida 44-30-8 14.071 11.071 10.881 12.518 9.360 13.356 10.825 5.355 2.277 14.321 11.217 Atlantic
11 St. Louis 44-32-6 13.959 11.022 10.335 12.124 9.834 14.580 11.286 -4.259 -2.346 14.598 11.468 Central
12 Dallas 42-32-8 13.914 11.039 10.986 12.366 9.801 13.123 10.655 6.022 3.605 13.912 11.086 Central
13 Minnesota # 45-26-11 13.790 11.233 11.299 12.063 10.536 14.246 11.533 -3.204 -2.602 14.103 11.295 Central
14 Colorado # 43-30-9 13.732 11.163 11.231 13.090 9.831 11.596 10.096 18.421 10.572 13.363 10.973 Central
15 Columbus # 45-30-7 13.672 11.041 10.826 13.193 9.806 14.385 11.610 -4.958 -4.905 13.857 11.255 Metropolitan
16 Los Angeles # 45-29-8 13.665 11.402 10.443 12.755 9.984 13.630 10.942 0.254 4.200 13.923 11.249 Pacific
17 Anaheim # 44-25-13 13.564 11.207 11.374 12.386 10.204 14.994 11.112 -9.538 0.854 14.883 11.345 Pacific
18 Philadelphia # 42.26-14 13.430 10.768 10.978 12.504 9.521 13.621 10.871 -1.401 -0.951 13.673 10.990 Metropolitan
19 Carolina 36-35-11 13.397 10.803 10.758 11.815 9.820 13.487 10.768 -0.663 0.330 13.917 11.084 Metropolitan
20 New Jersey # 44-29-9 13.394 10.963 10.361 12.274 10.124 12.635 10.447 6.010 4.935 13.244 10.814 Metropolitan
21 Calgary 37-35-10 13.252 10.627 10.110 12.699 9.061 13.211 11.073 0.315 -4.027 13.493 10.975 Pacific
22 NY Rangers 34-39-9 13.083 10.677 9.637 12.275 9.204 14.378 11.190 -9.003 -4.586 14.252 11.246 Metropolitan
23 Chicago 33-39-10 13.034 10.659 9.968 12.272 9.203 13.738 11.131 -5.123 -4.245 14.561 11.303 Central
24 Edmonton 36-40-6 13.031 10.593 10.645 11.874 9.124 14.700 11.281 -11.354 -6.097 13.111 10.703 Pacific
25 NY Islanders 35-37-10 12.976 10.476 9.961 11.863 9.080 13.774 10.837 -5.791 -3.323 14.026 11.122 Metropolitan
26 Vancouver 31-40-11 12.752 10.471 12.256 12.256 8.785 12.613 10.457 1.104 0.136 13.205 10.779 Pacific
27 Detroit 30-39-13 12.702 10.420 10.799 11.131 9.040 13.095 10.626 -3.004 -1.937 13.253 10.838 Atlantic
28 Ottawa 28-43-11 12.511 10.418 9.841 12.124 9.070 14.867 11.205 -15.847 -7.026 13.811 11.042 Atlantic
29 Montreal 29-40-13 12.462 10.243 9.958 11.646 9.154 14.243 11.425 -12.508 -10.342 13.785 11.028 Atlantic
30 Arizona 29-41-12 12.384 10.197 12.395 12.395 8.701 12.594 10.406 -1.664 -2.014 13.243 10.719 Pacific
31 Buffalo 25-45-12 12.074 10.136 10.008 11.866 9.248 13.259 10.821 -8.938 -6.331 12.809 10.609 Atlantic

2016-17 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
17 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
17 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
16 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2016 season.
16 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2016 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 17 HI 17 LO 16 W/L 16 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Pittsburgh #* 50-21-11 16.395 11.526 12.749 12.946 10.032 16.496 11.646 -0.615 -1.032 15.338 11.691 Metropolitan
2 Washington # 55-19-8 15.798 11.911 11.292 13.441 10.672 15.678 11.928 0.763 -0.149 14.703 11.665 Metropolitan
3 Nashville #+ 41-29-12 15.291 11.154 12.240 12.240 10.329 14.164 11.164 7.959 -0.091 14.100 11.253 Central
4 Anaheim # 46-23-13 14.994 11.112 11.681 12.025 10.446 14.275 11.256 5.033 -1.279 14.866 11.427 Pacific
5 Ottawa # 44-28-10 14.867 11.205 11.655 12.264 10.554 13.689 11.032 8.610 1.563 13.855 11.198 Atlantic
6 Edmonton # 47-26-9 14.700 11.281 11.844 12.033 10.391 12.961 10.773 13.417 4.713 12.822 10.676 Pacific
7 St. Louis # 46-29-7 14.580 11.286 11.568 12.396 10.180 14.822 11.478 -1.630 -1.670 14.375 11.538 Central
8 Columbus # 50-24-8 14.385 11.610 10.338 13.182 10.018 13.388 11.013 7.446 5.420 13.674 11.299 Metropolitan
9 NY Rangers # 48-28-6 14.378 11.190 11.532 12.569 10.330 14.124 11.567 1.802 -3.257 14.284 11.409 Metropolitan
10 Minnesota # 49-25-8 14.246 11.533 11.080 12.707 10.036 13.236 10.917 7.631 5.645 13.922 11.352 Central
11 Montreal # 47-26-9 14.243 11.425 11.075 12.864 10.103 13.626 11.063 4.534 3.268 13.779 11.209 Atlantic
12 Tampa Bay # 42-30-10 13.944 10.975 11.739 11.739 9.817 15.558 11.527 -10.379 -4.791 14.170 11.294 Atlantic
13 San Jose # 46-29-7 13.807 11.113 11.347 12.547 9.862 15.127 11.264 -8.722 -1.337 14.358 11.360 Pacific
14 NY Islanders 41-29-12 13.774 10.837 11.512 11.944 9.732 14.265 11.340 -3.438 -4.435 14.003 11.330 Metropolitan
15 Boston 44-31-7 13.755 11.186 11.150 12.252 10.300 14.234 11.328 -3.368 -1.253 13.633 11.073 Atlantic
16 Chicago # 50-23-9 13.738 11.131 10.046 12.100 10.046 14.507 11.488 -5.302 -3.105 14.336 11.310 Central
17 Winnipeg 40-35-7 13.692 10.973 11.796 11.796 10.532 13.220 10.783 3.568 1.766 13.350 11.016 Central
18 Los Angeles 39-35-8 13.630 10.942 10.933 11.843 10.511 13.959 11.371 -2.354 -3.769 13.684 11.239 Pacific
19 Toronto # 40-27-15 13.623 11.055 10.858 11.943 10.379 12.967 10.810 5.065 2.259 13.196 10.985 Atlantic
20 Philadelphia 39-33-10 13.621 10.871 11.381 11.974 9.807 13.732 11.132 -0.805 -2.340 13.562 11.092 Metropolitan
21 Carolina 36-31-15 13.487 10.768 10.218 11.829 9.826 13.604 10.916 -0.862 -1.360 14.509 11.354 Metropolitan
22 Florida 35-36-11 13.356 10.825 10.730 11.626 10.041 14.309 11.490 -6.659 -5.791 14.200 11.327 Atlantic
23 Buffalo 33-37-12 13.259 10.821 10.650 11.593 10.116 13.481 10.950 -1.652 -1.177 12.817 10.742 Atlantic
24 Calgary # 45-33-4 13.211 11.073 10.941 12.350 10.109 13.313 10.906 -0.767 1.528 13.249 10.993 Pacific
25 Dallas 34-27-11 13.123 10.655 10.608 11.338 10.070 15.015 11.409 -12.601 -6.614 13.784 11.183 Central
26 Detroit 33-36-13 13.095 10.626 10.565 11.494 10.013 13.350 11.044 -1.909 -3.779 13.199 10.959 Atlantic
27 New Jersey 28-40-14 12.635 10.447 10.058 11.315 9.656 13.618 10.993 -7.219 -4.963 13.122 10.915 Metropolitan
28 Vancouver 30-43-9 12.613 10.457 9.490 11.121 9.490 13.074 10.730 -3.525 -2.548 13.137 10.958 Pacific
29 Arizona 30-42-10 12.594 10.406 10.813 11.658 9.623 13.297 10.859 -5.285 -4.170 13.502 11.028 Pacific
30 Colorado 22-56-4 11.596 10.096 10.129 11.429 9.371 13.477 10.915 -13.961 -7.504 13.204 10.984 Central

2015-16 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
16 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
16 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
15 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2015 season.
15 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2015 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 16 HI 16 LO 15 W/L 15 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Pittsburgh #* 48-26-8 16.496 11.646 13.033 13.033 10.773 13.882 11.420 18.833 1.987 15.021 11.753 Metropolitan
2 Washington # 56-18-8 15.678 11.928 12.192 12.593 11.129 14.968 11.812 4.746 0.988 14.373 11.538 Metropolitan
3 Tampa Bay # 46-31-5 15.558 11.527 11.892 12.485 10.479 15.512 11.737 0.298 -1.789 14.095 11.288 Atlantic
4 San Jose #+ 46-30-6 15.127 11.264 12.804 12.804 10.183 13.915 11.133 8.709 1.172 14.350 11.411 Pacific
5 Dallas # 50-23-9 15.015 11.409 10.817 12.235 10.167 14.095 11.220 6.533 1.689 14.029 11.404 Central
6 St. Louis # 49-24-9 14.822 11.478 11.497 12.385 10.515 14.662 11.655 1.093 -1.521 14.465 11.645 Central
7 Chicago # 47-26-9 14.507 11.488 11.644 12.518 10.816 16.639 11.652 -12.815 -1.404 14.366 11.311 Central
8 Florida # 47-26-9 14.309 11.490 11.367 12.819 10.381 13.852 11.008 3.299 4.379 14.907 11.467 Atlantic
9 Anaheim # 46-25-11 14.275 11.256 12.001 12.368 10.103 15.958 11.351 -10.543 -0.836 14.596 11.434 Pacific
10 NY Islanders # 45-27-10 14.265 11.340 11.049 12.274 10.515 14.514 11.558 -1.719 -1.888 14.262 11.494 Metropolitan
11 Boston 42-31-9 14.234 11.328 11.040 12.600 10.465 14.430 11.430 -1.355 -0.890 13.669 11.066 Atlantic
12 Nashville # 41-27-14 14.164 11.164 11.539 11.888 10.267 14.472 11.622 -2.133 -3.947 14.109 11.292 Central
13 NY Rangers # 46-27-9 14.124 11.567 11.088 12.877 10.475 15.911 11.780 -11.237 -1.807 14.203 11.430 Metropolitan
14 Los Angeles # 48-28-6 13.959 11.371 11.156 12.327 9.780 14.243 11.274 -1.998 0.858 13.615 11.201 Pacific
15 Philadelphia # 41-27-14 13.732 11.132 11.305 11.981 9.955 13.565 10.940 1.230 1.753 13.805 11.199 Metropolitan
16 Ottawa 38-35-9 13.689 11.032 11.591 12.079 10.199 14.101 11.407 -2.921 -3.283 13.788 11.261 Atlantic
17 Montreal 38-38-6 13.626 11.063 11.211 12.930 9.685 14.974 11.537 -9.005 -4.104 13.878 11.222 Atlantic
18 New Jersey 38-36-8 13.618 10.993 10.661 11.582 9.932 13.323 10.885 2.214 0.987 13.292 11.028 Metropolitan
19 Carolina 35-31-6 13.604 10.916 10.304 11.773 10.207 13.184 10.966 3.181 -0.450 14.666 11.503 Metropolitan
20 Buffalo 35-36-11 13.481 10.950 11.418 11.779 10.287 11.837 10.149 13.893 7.889 12.961 10.811 Atlantic
21 Colorado 39-39-4 13.477 10.915 10.411 11.979 10.142 14.072 11.259 -4.226 -3.061 13.466 11.140 Central
22 Columbus 34-40-8 13.388 11.013 11.677 12.353 9.528 14.079 11.297 -4.902 -2.513 13.626 11.249 Metropolitan
23 Detroit # 41-30-11 13.350 11.044 10.600 12.138 10.180 14.313 11.388 -6.728 -3.022 13.232 11.024 Atlantic
24 Calgary 35-40-7 13.313 10.906 11.331 11.890 9.607 14.130 11.299 -5.787 -3.475 13.338 10.996 Pacific
25 Arizona 35-39-8 13.297 10.859 10.825 11.551 9.892 11.821 10.071 12.482 7.825 13.978 11.344 Pacific
26 Minnesota # 38-33-11 13.236 10.917 10.431 11.968 9.969 14.235 11.510 -7.021 -5.154 13.807 11.292 Central
27 Winnipeg 35-39-8 13.220 10.783 11.335 11.844 9.772 13.727 11.433 -3.693 -5.691 13.349 11.034 Central
28 Vancouver 31-38-13 13.074 10.730 10.468 11.685 9.416 14.000 11.244 -6.616 -4.569 13.545 11.224 Pacific
29 Toronto 29-42-11 12.967 10.810 10.382 12.058 9.896 12.814 10.689 1.194 1.139 13.191 10.994 Atlantic
30 Edmonton 31-43-8 12.961 10.773 10.554 11.508 9.780 12.192 10.254 6.310 5.064 12.630 10.620 Pacific

2014-15 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
15 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
15 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
14 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2014 season.
14 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2014 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 15 HI 15 LO 14 W/L 14 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Chicago #* 48-28-6 16.639 11.652 12.510 12.881 10.686 14.887 11.587 11.766 0.554 14.388 11.370 Central
2 Anaheim # 51-24-7 15.958 11.351 12.017 12.309 10.268 15.625 11.800 2.129 -3.801 14.545 11.448 Pacific
3 NY Rangers # 53-22-7 15.911 11.780 12.112 12.660 10.606 13.764 11.014 15.600 6.954 14.165 11.443 Metropolitan
4 Tampa Bay #+ 50-24-8 15.512 11.737 12.342 12.342 10.943 13.613 11.257 13.953 4.270 13.828 11.283 Atlantic
5 Montreal # 50-22-10 14.974 11.537 12.004 12.623 10.897 13.621 10.871 9.929 6.117 13.979 11.275 Atlantic
6 Washington # 45-26-11 14.968 11.812 11.623 12.432 10.941 13.965 11.153 7.181 5.910 14.513 11.497 Metropolitan
7 St. Louis # 51-24-7 14.662 11.655 11.479 12.779 10.266 14.968 11.899 -2.048 -2.051 14.514 11.706 Central
8 NY Islanders # 47-28-7 14.514 11.558 11.363 12.712 10.535 14.602 11.402 -0.603 1.366 14.060 11.421 Metropolitan
9 Nashville # 47-25-10 14.472 11.622 10.831 12.585 10.570 13.908 11.158 4.060 4.165 14.227 11.391 Central
10 Boston 41-27-14 14.430 11.430 11.240 12.413 10.726 12.152 10.527 18.741 8.573 14.081 11.136 Atlantic
11 Detroit # 43-25-14 14.313 11.388 11.716 12.165 10.616 12.806 10.712 11.767 6.307 13.663 11.146 Atlantic
12 Los Angeles 40-27-15 14.243 11.274 11.616 12.046 10.429 14.117 11.254 0.894 0.177 13.651 11.222 Pacific
13 Minnesota # 46-28-8 14.235 11.510 11.167 12.506 10.364 15.008 11.283 -5.145 2.019 13.891 11.303 Central
14 Calgary # 45-30-7 14.130 11.299 11.325 12.377 10.531 13.561 10.967 4.200 3.028 13.530 11.083 Pacific
15 Ottawa # 43-26-13 14.101 11.407 11.774 12.402 10.779 13.888 11.150 1.533 2.302 13.648 11.189 Atlantic
16 Dallas 41-31-10 14.095 11.220 11.685 11.942 10.356 13.414 11.108 5.074 1.007 13.910 11.412 Central
17 Columbus 42-35-5 14.079 11.297 12.483 12.483 9.970 13.759 11.315 2.322 -0.160 13.660 11.252 Metropolitan
18 Colorado 39-31-12 14.072 11.259 11.388 11.835 10.629 13.939 11.433 0.954 -1.515 13.370 11.131 Central
19 Vancouver # 48-29-5 14.000 11.244 11.478 12.136 10.419 13.586 10.993 3.044 2.284 13.646 11.262 Pacific
20 San Jose 40-33-9 13.915 11.133 10.798 12.537 10.359 15.086 11.817 -7.762 -5.784 14.279 11.490 Pacific
21 Pittsburgh # 43-27-12 13.882 11.420 10.985 13.062 10.030 15.401 11.795 -9.864 -3.183 14.438 11.681 Metropolitan
22 Florida 38-29-15 13.852 11.008 11.141 11.777 10.224 16.016 11.691 -13.513 -5.842 14.702 11.376 Atlantic
23 Winnipeg # 43-26-13 13.727 11.433 11.345 12.261 10.411 13.708 11.083 0.141 3.163 13.649 11.192 Central
24 Philadelphia 33-31-18 13.565 10.940 10.861 11.860 10.240 14.019 11.237 -3.237 -2.648 13.974 11.346 Metropolitan
25 New Jersey 32-36-14 13.323 10.885 10.321 11.823 10.192 13.249 10.781 0.552 0.969 13.275 11.030 Metropolitan
26 Carolina 30-41-11 13.184 10.966 10.684 11.888 9.669 15.911 11.967 -17.137 -8.371 14.766 11.572 Metropolitan
27 Toronto 30-44-8 12.814 10.689 10.477 12.482 9.438 13.639 11.014 -6.049 -2.951 13.688 11.118 Atlantic
28 Edmonton 24-44-14 12.192 10.254 10.288 11.235 9.199 12.674 10.612 -3.808 -3.370 12.536 10.576 Pacific
29 Buffalo 23-51-8 11.837 10.149 10.636 11.452 8.811 13.397 10.990 -11.644 -7.653 13.117 10.914 Atlantic
30 Arizona 24-50-8 11.821 10.071 9.887 10.875 9.467 16.119 12.062 -26.661 -16.507 14.004 11.358 Pacific

2013-14 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
14 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
14 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
13 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2013 season.
13 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2013 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 14 HI 14 LO 13 W/L 13 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Boston # 54-19-9 16.119 12.062 12.075 13.084 11.141 13.678 11.740 17.845 2.743 13.848 11.552 Atlantic
2 Los Angeles #* 46-28-8 16.016 11.691 12.666 12.666 10.477 13.466 11.622 18.935 0.590 14.175 11.418 Pacific
3 Chicago # 46-21-15 15.911 11.967 12.308 12.979 11.064 16.360 12.154 -2.745 -1.536 14.307 11.557 Central
4 Anaheim # 54-20-8 15.625 11.800 11.992 12.701 10.969 13.476 11.614 15.943 1.601 14.173 11.440 Pacific
5 Pittsburgh # 51-24-7 15.401 11.795 11.698 12.837 11.132 14.517 12.067 6.088 -2.258 13.992 11.727 Metropolitan
6 San Jose # 51-22-9 15.086 11.817 11.706 13.100 10.825 13.853 11.472 8.896 3.006 13.822 11.590 Pacific
7 Montreal # 46-28-8 15.008 11.283 12.067 12.067 10.148 12.885 11.517 16.471 -2.031 13.287 11.243 Atlantic
8 St. Louis # 52-23-7 14.968 11.899 11.742 13.102 10.409 12.845 11.370 16.532 4.659 13.956 11.749 Central
9 Colorado # 52-22-8 14.887 11.587 11.200 12.298 10.818 11.908 10.689 25.020 8.402 13.447 11.427 Central
10 NY Rangers #+ 45-31-6 14.602 11.402 12.000 12.444 9.813 12.863 11.513 13.521 -0.963 13.330 11.282 Metropolitan
11 Minnesota # 43-27-12 14.117 11.254 11.648 11.941 10.347 12.473 11.354 13.184 -0.875 13.139 11.304 Central
12 Phoenix 37-30-15 14.019 11.237 10.335 12.295 10.335 12.876 11.282 8.876 -0.396 13.543 11.439 Pacific
13 Washington 38-30-14 13.965 11.153 11.746 12.152 10.270 13.104 11.522 6.575 -3.209 13.874 11.489 Metropolitan
14 Columbus # 43-32-7 13.939 11.433 11.456 12.516 10.631 12.936 11.218 7.750 1.917 12.836 11.160 Metropolitan
15 New Jersey 35-29-18 13.908 11.158 11.403 11.792 10.294 12.666 11.166 9.804 -0.073 13.599 11.332 Metropolitan
16 Philadelphia # 42-30-10 13.888 11.150 11.121 12.240 10.076 12.729 11.197 9.105 -0.423 13.073 11.153 Metropolitan
17 Ottawa 37-31-14 13.764 11.014 11.671 11.939 10.003 13.244 11.494 3.929 -4.173 13.227 11.331 Atlantic
18 Dallas # 40-31-11 13.759 11.315 11.434 12.176 9.878 12.758 11.258 7.849 0.512 13.048 11.197 Central
19 Winnipeg 37-35-10 13.708 11.083 11.302 11.913 10.107 12.401 10.808 10.532 2.543 13.312 11.315 Central
20 Toronto 38-36-8 13.639 11.014 10.159 11.881 9.851 12.938 11.357 5.416 -3.020 13.302 11.157 Atlantic
21 Nashville 38-32-12 13.621 10.871 12.359 12.359 10.135 12.429 11.148 9.594 -2.479 13.228 11.212 Central
22 Tampa Bay # 46-27-9 13.613 11.257 10.770 11.769 10.355 12.223 10.973 11.375 2.589 13.029 11.239 Atlantic
23 Vancouver 36-35-11 13.586 10.993 10.393 12.296 9.872 12.411 11.367 9.474 -3.292 13.010 11.177 Pacific
24 Carolina 36-35-11 13.561 10.967 11.212 11.641 10.058 12.030 10.718 12.722 2.326 12.982 11.101 Metropolitan
25 Detroit # 39-28-15 13.414 11.108 11.011 11.864 10.274 13.274 11.524 1.058 -3.608 13.326 11.404 Atlantic
26 Calgary 35-40-7 13.397 10.990 11.416 11.641 10.110 12.111 10.798 10.617 1.779 13.097 11.231 Pacific
27 NY Islanders 34-37-11 13.249 10.781 10.952 11.966 9.761 12.788 11.469 3.612 -6.000 12.924 11.166 Metropolitan
28 Edmonton 29-44-9 12.806 10.712 10.632 11.497 9.768 12.431 11.025 3.013 -2.838 13.162 11.229 Pacific
29 Florida 29-45-8 12.674 10.612 10.156 11.500 9.712 11.585 10.460 9.400 1.448 12.250 10.677 Atlantic
30 Buffalo 21-51-10 12.152 10.527 10.081 11.465 9.950 13.595 10.895 -10.614 -3.378 13.477 11.132 Atlantic

2012-13 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
13 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
13 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
12 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2012 season.
12 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2012 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 13 HI 13 LO 12 W/L 12 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Chicago #* 36-7-5 16.360 12.154 12.926 12.926 11.514 14.269 11.513 14.659 5.573 13.935 11.447 Central
2 Pittsburgh # 36-12-0 14.517 12.067 12.341 12.818 11.383 14.810 11.835 -1.977 1.963 13.621 11.584 Atlantic
3 San Jose # 25-16-7 13.853 11.472 11.813 12.696 10.457 13.768 11.368 0.620 0.916 14.058 11.541 Pacific
4 Boston #+ 28-14-6 13.678 11.740 13.002 13.002 10.847 14.974 11.987 -8.656 -2.054 13.327 11.367 Northeast
5 Buffalo 21-21-6 13.595 10.895 11.117 11.413 10.389 13.932 11.151 -2.420 -2.294 14.290 11.425 Northeast
6 Anaheim # 30-12-6 13.476 11.614 12.070 12.539 10.454 13.646 11.146 -1.245 4.195 13.931 11.354 Pacific
7 Los Angeles # 27-16-5 13.466 11.622 11.883 12.317 11.168 16.892 11.523 -20.279 0.864 13.828 11.354 Pacific
8 Detroit # 24-16-8 13.274 11.524 12.139 12.290 10.803 14.350 11.762 -7.498 -2.027 13.422 11.442 Central
9 Ottawa # 25-17-6 13.244 11.494 12.187 12.187 10.943 13.970 11.295 -5.197 1.762 13.258 11.358 Northeast
10 Washington # 27-18-3 13.104 11.522 11.951 12.395 10.366 14.150 11.275 -7.394 2.195 14.097 11.569 Southeast
11 Toronto # 26-17-5 12.938 11.357 10.573 12.084 10.573 13.600 11.100 -4.868 2.313 13.151 11.119 Northeast
12 Columbus 24-17-7 12.936 11.218 12.087 12.087 10.618 12.906 10.875 0.237 3.155 12.655 11.049 Central
13 Montreal # 29-14-5 12.885 11.517 11.198 12.072 10.418 13.671 11.234 -5.748 2.518 13.135 11.280 Northeast
14 Phoenix 21-18-9 12.876 11.282 10.928 11.989 10.644 14.835 11.403 -13.204 -1.063 13.588 11.502 Pacific
15 NY Rangers # 26-18-4 12.863 11.513 11.870 12.292 10.825 15.064 11.658 -14.613 -1.245 12.933 11.144 Atlantic
16 St. Louis # 29-17-2 12.845 11.370 11.663 12.309 10.179 15.030 11.824 -14.539 -3.839 13.990 11.746 Central
17 NY Islanders # 24-17-7 12.788 11.469 11.290 12.196 10.891 13.483 11.014 -5.156 4.130 13.206 11.320 Atlantic
18 Dallas 22-22-4 12.758 11.258 11.758 12.213 10.533 14.144 11.363 -9.801 -0.924 12.989 11.212 Pacific
19 Philadelphia 23-22-3 12.729 11.197 11.412 11.657 10.683 14.536 11.517 -12.431 -2.774 13.042 11.151 Atlantic
20 New Jersey 19-19-10 12.666 11.166 11.563 12.489 9.938 15.337 11.349 -17.413 -1.614 13.603 11.337 Atlantic
21 Minnesota # 26-19-3 12.473 11.354 10.702 12.474 10.702 13.284 10.753 -6.110 5.587 13.038 11.282 Northwest
22 Edmonton 19-22-7 12.431 11.025 10.666 12.121 10.473 13.262 10.950 -6.264 0.690 13.988 11.494 Northwest
23 Nashville 16-23-9 12.429 11.148 10.274 12.660 10.157 14.740 11.490 -15.679 -2.980 13.194 11.306 Central
24 Vancouver # 26-15-7 12.411 11.367 10.083 12.355 10.083 14.654 11.786 -15.311 -3.553 12.971 11.151 Northwest
25 Winnipeg 24-21-3 12.401 10.808 11.525 11.742 9.674 13.688 11.063 -9.402 -2.311 13.554 11.407 Southeast
26 Tampa Bay 18-26-4 12.223 10.973 10.199 12.292 10.199 13.569 10.944 -9.925 0.258 12.979 11.245 Southeast
27 Calgary 19-25-4 12.111 10.798 11.291 11.487 10.094 13.981 11.168 -13.375 -3.312 13.264 11.310 Northwest
28 Carolina 19-25-4 12.030 10.718 10.463 11.926 9.213 13.654 11.091 -11.889 -3.366 13.104 11.209 Southeast
29 Colorado 16-25-7 11.908 10.689 10.538 11.260 10.067 13.890 11.140 -14.269 -4.045 13.535 11.485 Northwest
30 Florida 15-27-6 11.585 10.460 9.834 11.159 9.828 13.738 11.000 -15.667 -4.907 12.507 10.816 Southeast

2011-12 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
12 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
12 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
11 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2011 season.
11 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2011 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 12 HI 12 LO 11 W/L 11 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Los Angeles #* 40-27-15 16.892 11.523 11.715 12.315 10.446 14.137 11.475 19.485 0.421 13.876 11.240 Pacific
2 New Jersey #+ 48-28-6 15.337 11.349 11.964 12.362 10.526 13.533 11.001 13.331 3.161 13.845 11.390 Atlantic
3 NY Rangers # 51-24-7 15.064 11.658 11.714 12.333 10.931 13.937 11.631 8.087 0.233 13.031 11.018 Atlantic
4 St. Louis # 49-22-11 15.030 11.824 11.109 12.697 11.109 14.223 11.504 5.674 2.777 14.368 11.785 Central
5 Boston # 49-29-4 14.974 11.987 12.240 13.463 10.363 16.297 11.678 -8.119 2.637 13.202 11.155 Northeast
6 Phoenix # 42-27-13 14.835 11.403 12.135 12.227 10.577 13.580 11.286 9.237 1.036 13.923 11.522 Pacific
7 Pittsburgh # 51-25-6 14.810 11.835 12.386 12.711 10.763 14.772 11.659 0.261 1.510 13.473 11.406 Atlantic
8 Nashville # 48-26-8 14.740 11.490 11.949 12.202 10.524 14.754 11.661 -0.095 -1.461 13.578 11.376 Central
9 Vancouver # 51-22-9 14.654 11.786 11.837 12.776 10.752 16.378 11.721 -10.522 0.548 13.205 11.075 Northwest
10 Philadelphia # 47-26-9 14.536 11.517 11.704 12.184 10.733 14.578 11.865 -0.290 -2.937 13.220 11.208 Atlantic
11 Detroit # 48-28-6 14.350 11.762 10.876 12.769 10.356 15.503 11.653 -7.441 0.934 13.801 11.484 Central
12 Chicago # 45-26-11 14.269 11.513 11.449 12.202 10.109 14.615 11.784 -2.372 -2.306 13.489 11.267 Central
13 Washington # 42-32-8 14.150 11.275 11.439 12.661 10.204 14.719 11.575 -3.866 -2.595 14.298 11.537 Southeast
14 Dallas 42-35-5 14.144 11.363 10.434 12.497 10.434 14.416 11.447 -1.889 -0.741 13.202 11.224 Pacific
15 Calgary 37-29-16 13.981 11.168 10.458 11.701 10.268 14.276 11.339 -2.069 -1.502 13.652 11.399 Northwest
16 Ottawa # 41-31-10 13.970 11.295 11.613 12.929 10.246 12.985 10.673 7.584 5.831 13.499 11.343 Northeast
17 Buffalo 39-32-11 13.932 11.151 11.497 12.238 9.930 14.261 11.461 -2.307 -2.707 14.345 11.473 Northeast
18 Colorado 41-35-6 13.890 11.140 10.613 11.973 10.471 12.995 10.870 6.887 2.484 13.981 11.625 Northwest
19 San Jose # 43-29-10 13.768 11.368 11.506 12.173 10.419 15.064 11.782 -8.602 -3.518 14.557 11.558 Pacific
20 Florida # 38-26-18 13.738 11.000 10.387 11.931 10.141 13.287 11.037 3.393 -0.332 12.961 10.944 Southeast
21 Winnipeg 37-35-10 13.688 11.063 10.715 11.919 10.194 13.428 10.928 1.942 1.243 13.896 11.520 Southeast
22 Montreal 31-35-16 13.671 11.234 11.054 12.030 9.878 14.130 11.330 -3.250 -0.853 13.385 11.271 Northeast
23 Carolina 33-33-16 13.654 11.091 10.731 11.757 10.436 14.105 11.261 -3.199 -1.510 13.529 11.349 Southeast
24 Anaheim 34-36-12 13.646 11.146 10.769 12.773 9.955 14.021 11.327 -2.672 -1.597 14.089 11.328 Pacific
25 Toronto 35-37-10 13.600 11.100 10.280 12.150 10.209 13.580 10.923 0.150 1.617 13.181 11.021 Northeast
26 Tampa Bay 38-36-8 13.569 10.944 10.946 11.668 10.172 15.450 11.431 -12.174 -4.261 13.248 11.270 Southeast
27 NY Islanders 34-37-11 13.483 11.014 10.952 12.004 10.143 13.256 10.974 1.714 0.362 13.423 11.302 Atlantic
28 Minnesota 35-36-11 13.284 10.753 11.375 11.732 9.412 13.658 10.971 -2.737 -1.983 13.190 11.214 Northwest
29 Edmonton 32-40-10 13.262 10.950 10.852 12.233 10.049 12.491 10.554 6.172 3.752 15.026 11.695 Northwest
30 Columbus 29-46-7 12.906 10.875 12.084 12.084 10.143 13.561 11.029 -4.829 -1.403 12.895 11.119 Central

2010-11 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
11 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
11 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
10 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2010 season.
10 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2010 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 11 HI 11 LO 10 W/L 10 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Vancouver #+ 54-19-9 16.378 11.721 11.866 12.537 10.835 14.994 11.775 9.230 -0.456 14.320 11.557 Northwest
2 Boston #* 46-25-11 16.297 11.678 12.630 12.630 10.710 14.451 11.408 12.772 2.374 14.192 11.401 Northeast
3 Detroit # 47-25-10 15.503 11.653 12.048 13.277 10.745 14.594 11.807 6.229 -1.300 15.508 11.853 Central
4 Tampa Bay # 46-25-11 15.450 11.431 12.556 12.556 10.720 13.382 10.882 15.454 5.048 13.171 11.010 Southeast
5 San Jose # 48-25-9 15.064 11.782 11.751 12.905 10.737 15.603 11.871 -3.455 -0.750 14.425 11.773 Pacific
6 Pittsburgh # 49-25-8 14.772 11.659 11.054 13.129 10.407 14.989 11.633 -1.452 0.224 14.557 11.502 Atlantic
7 Nashville # 44-27-11 14.754 11.661 11.519 12.460 10.879 14.054 11.329 4.984 2.927 13.669 11.444 Central
8 Washington # 48-23-11 14.719 11.575 11.769 12.624 10.255 15.626 12.045 -5.806 -3.900 13.750 11.461 Southeast
9 Chicago # 44-29-9 14.615 11.784 11.995 12.815 10.584 17.436 11.936 -16.177 -1.272 13.785 11.535 Central
10 Philadelphia # 47-23-12 14.578 11.865 11.438 12.718 10.736 15.158 11.408 -3.825 4.013 13.383 11.318 Atlantic
11 Dallas 42-29-11 14.416 11.447 11.264 12.590 10.555 13.929 11.179 3.501 2.405 13.840 11.412 Pacific
12 Calgary 41-29-12 14.276 11.339 11.474 12.313 9.944 14.204 11.391 0.508 -0.463 13.626 11.438 Northwest
13 Buffalo # 43-29-10 14.261 11.461 11.572 12.222 10.520 14.462 11.737 -1.390 -2.352 13.966 11.488 Northeast
14 St. Louis 38-33-11 14.223 11.504 12.095 13.020 10.157 14.328 11.515 -0.732 -0.097 13.190 11.232 Central
15 Los Angeles # 46-30-6 14.137 11.475 11.658 12.903 10.259 14.440 11.684 -2.100 -1.793 13.100 11.205 Pacific
16 Montreal # 44-30-8 14.130 11.330 11.484 12.370 10.573 13.770 11.220 2.615 0.981 13.411 11.297 Northeast
17 Carolina 40-31-11 14.105 11.261 11.951 12.001 10.479 13.391 10.891 5.332 3.400 13.424 11.204 Southeast
18 Anaheim # 47-30-5 14.021 11.327 11.448 12.118 10.502 14.096 11.315 -0.535 0.106 14.834 11.445 Pacific
19 NY Rangers # 44-33-5 13.937 11.631 11.390 12.684 10.723 13.938 11.219 -0.007 3.667 13.619 11.331 Atlantic
20 Minnesota 39-35-8 13.658 10.971 10.393 12.118 9.984 13.839 11.214 -1.305 -2.168 13.491 11.334 Northwest
21 Phoenix # 43-26-13 13.580 11.286 10.936 12.337 10.619 14.794 11.650 -8.204 -3.122 13.055 11.165 Pacific
22 Toronto 37-34-11 13.580 10.923 11.550 11.769 9.969 13.131 10.818 3.417 0.970 13.058 10.933 Northeast
23 Columbus 34-35-18 13.561 11.029 9.783 12.263 9.783 13.489 11.020 0.533 0.086 12.985 11.108 Central
24 New Jersey 38-39-5 13.533 11.001 10.684 12.423 9.612 14.185 11.566 -4.598 -4.882 13.628 11.371 Atlantic
25 Atlanta 34-36-12 13.428 10.928 11.152 12.775 10.001 13.636 11.042 -1.526 -1.036 12.879 10.982 Southeast
26 Florida 30-40-12 13.287 11.037 10.020 12.403 10.020 13.622 11.216 -2.464 -1.600 13.265 11.165 Southeast
27 NY Islanders 30-39-13 13.256 10.974 11.011 11.793 9.850 13.334 10.865 -0.589 1.003 12.697 10.911 Atlantic
28 Colorado 30-44-8 12.995 10.870 10.589 12.489 9.440 13.975 11.406 -7.013 -4.702 13.215 11.252 Northwest
29 Ottawa 32-40-10 12.985 10.673 11.428 11.694 9.531 13.767 11.230 -5.680 -4.960 13.569 11.264 Northeast
30 Edmonton 25-45-12 12.491 10.554 10.487 11.658 9.599 12.699 10.761 -1.635 -1.929 12.840 10.927 Northwest

2009-10 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
10 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
10 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
09 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2009 season.
09 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2009 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 10 HI 10 LO 09 W/L 09 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- L5 W/L L5 SEA DIVISION
1 Chicago #* 52-22-8 17.436 11.936 13.493 13.493 11.106 15.326 11.876 13.768 0.506 13.252 11.162 Central
2 Washington # 54-15-13 15.626 12.045 11.476 13.329 11.256 14.916 11.541 4.758 4.362 13.222 11.125 Southeast
3 San Jose # 51-20-11 15.603 11.871 12.201 12.965 10.218 15.140 11.883 3.059 -0.100 14.233 11.579 Pacific
4 Philadelphia #+ 41-35-6 15.158 11.408 13.199 13.199 10.045 14.244 11.550 6.418 -1.231 13.133 11.060 Atlantic
5 Vancouver # 49-28-5 14.994 11.775 11.895 12.603 10.541 15.078 11.553 -0.556 1.925 13.772 11.366 Northwest
6 Pittsburgh # 47-28-7 14.989 11.633 11.486 13.309 10.553 16.265 11.571 -7.845 0.531 13.906 11.111 Atlantic
7 Phoenix 50-25-7 14.794 11.650 11.697 12.520 10.905 13.549 11.080 9.189 5.145 12.945 11.007 Pacific
8 Detroit # 44-24-14 14.594 11.807 12.665 12.706 10.925 16.936 12.036 -13.827 -1.905 15.388 11.808 Central
9 Buffalo # 45-27-10 14.462 11.737 11.871 13.034 10.508 14.229 11.385 1.641 3.093 14.141 11.376 Northeast
10 Boston # 39-30-13 14.451 11.408 12.173 12.279 10.402 16.217 11.992 -10.887 -4.872 13.474 11.144 Northeast
11 Los Angeles # 46-27-9 14.440 11.684 10.919 12.434 10.870 13.613 11.144 6.079 4.846 12.940 11.021 Pacific
12 St. Louis 40-32-10 14.328 11.515 11.896 12.301 10.456 13.362 11.287 7.226 2.020 12.616 10.845 Central
13 Calgary 40-32-10 14.204 11.391 10.748 12.327 10.180 14.168 11.505 0.257 -0.987 13.552 11.348 Northwest
14 New Jersey # 48-27-7 14.185 11.566 11.843 12.413 10.673 14.660 11.548 -3.242 0.159 13.695 11.274 Atlantic
15 Anaheim 39-32-11 14.096 11.315 11.657 12.152 10.056 14.413 11.369 -2.195 -0.473 14.923 11.381 Pacific
16 Nashville # 47-29-6 14.054 11.329 11.551 12.300 10.048 13.931 11.181 0.885 1.326 13.409 11.260 Central
17 Colorado # 43-30-9 13.975 11.406 10.738 12.177 10.549 13.034 10.878 7.217 4.856 13.343 11.250 Northwest
18 NY Rangers 38-33-11 13.938 11.219 12.167 12.642 10.360 13.921 11.153 0.120 0.599 13.471 11.178 Atlantic
19 Dallas 37-31-14 13.929 11.179 11.791 11.791 10.475 13.892 11.298 0.266 -1.055 13.748 11.334 Pacific
20 Minnesota 38-36-8 13.839 11.214 9.955 12.110 9.955 14.247 11.466 -2.865 -2.197 13.439 11.295 Northwest
21 Montreal # 39-33-10 13.770 11.220 11.886 12.158 10.416 13.449 11.343 2.388 -1.080 13.202 11.147 Northeast
22 Ottawa # 44-32-6 13.767 11.230 10.774 12.799 9.996 13.731 11.137 0.265 0.831 13.993 11.445 Northeast
23 Atlanta 35-34-13 13.636 11.042 10.633 12.157 9.986 13.514 11.139 0.902 -0.869 12.867 10.909 Southeast
24 Florida 32-37-13 13.622 11.216 10.792 12.030 10.339 14.280 11.373 -4.603 -1.383 13.197 11.015 Southeast
25 Columbus 32-35-15 13.489 11.020 11.226 11.532 10.181 13.463 11.388 0.191 -3.232 12.715 10.882 Central
26 Carolina 35-37-10 13.391 10.891 11.217 12.001 9.461 14.048 11.417 -4.680 -4.609 13.781 11.150 Southeast
27 Tampa Bay 34-36-12 13.382 10.882 10.606 11.909 10.019 12.886 10.824 3.848 0.540 12.639 10.826 Southeast
28 NY Islanders 34-37-11 13.334 10.865 11.370 12.055 9.853 12.616 10.710 5.688 1.449 12.562 10.744 Atlantic
29 Toronto 30-38-14 13.131 10.818 10.918 11.583 10.186 13.391 10.860 -1.941 -0.379 12.792 10.842 Northeast
30 Edmonton 27-47-8 12.699 10.761 11.039 11.928 9.605 13.959 11.303 -9.029 -4.792 13.339 10.980 Northwest

2008-09 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
09 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
09 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
08 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2008 season.
08 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2008 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 09 HI 09 LO 08 W/L 08 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Detroit #+ 51-21-10 16.936 12.036 13.590 13.590 11.344 17.622 12.028 -3.893 0.065 Central
2 Pittsburgh #* 45-28-9 16.265 11.571 13.522 13.522 9.689 16.349 11.561 -0.510 0.090 Atlantic
3 Boston # 53-19-10 16.217 11.992 12.242 13.010 11.023 13.873 11.136 16.893 7.688 Northeast
4 Chicago # 46-24-12 15.326 11.876 11.868 13.129 10.706 14.140 11.390 8.391 4.272 Central
5 San Jose # 53-18-11 15.140 11.883 10.560 13.023 10.560 14.738 11.563 2.729 2.775 Pacific
6 Vancouver # 45-27-10 15.078 11.553 11.865 12.729 10.145 14.111 11.361 6.850 1.687 Northwest
7 Washington # 50-24-8 14.916 11.541 12.201 12.370 10.659 14.112 11.375 5.700 1.467 Southeast
8 New Jersey # 51-27-4 14.660 11.548 11.188 12.509 10.237 13.872 11.379 5.680 1.487 Atlantic
9 Anaheim # 42-33-7 14.413 11.369 11.255 12.136 10.494 14.269 11.482 1.004 -0.984 Pacific
10 Florida 41-30-11 14.280 11.373 11.877 12.329 10.312 13.707 11.050 4.181 2.923 Southeast
11 Minnesota 40-33-9 14.247 11.466 12.123 12.310 10.641 14.137 11.474 0.779 -0.075 Northwest
12 Philadelphia # 44-27-11 14.244 11.550 11.973 12.095 10.465 14.552 11.383 -2.117 1.467 Atlantic
13 Buffalo 41-32-9 14.229 11.385 12.069 12.469 9.992 14.053 11.240 1.254 1.289 Northeast
14 Calgary # 46-30-6 14.168 11.505 11.181 12.309 10.763 14.157 11.419 0.075 0.749 Northwest
15 Carolina # 45-30-7 14.048 11.417 12.049 12.697 10.025 14.130 11.255 -0.577 1.442 Southeast
16 Edmonton 38-35-9 13.959 11.303 11.226 12.260 10.550 13.855 11.105 0.752 1.782 Northwest
17 Nashville 40-34-8 13.931 11.181 11.206 12.546 10.332 13.874 11.431 0.406 -2.187 Central
18 NY Rangers # 43-30-9 13.921 11.153 11.250 12.069 10.416 14.449 11.417 -3.649 -2.318 Atlantic
19 Dallas 36-35-11 13.892 11.298 10.356 12.631 10.065 15.167 11.736 -8.409 -3.731 Pacific
20 Ottawa 36-35-11 13.731 11.137 11.776 12.031 10.201 13.620 11.483 0.810 -3.013 Northeast
21 Los Angeles 34-37-11 13.613 11.144 11.043 12.018 10.224 13.234 11.015 2.864 1.171 Pacific
22 Phoenix 36-39-7 13.549 11.080 10.730 12.071 10.555 13.773 11.179 -1.629 -0.889 Pacific
23 Atlanta 35-41-6 13.514 11.139 11.680 12.344 10.052 13.054 10.679 3.518 4.300 Southeast
24 Columbus # 41-31-10 13.463 11.388 10.306 12.204 10.306 13.821 11.321 -2.593 0.588 Central
25 Montreal # 41-30-11 13.449 11.343 10.828 12.466 9.913 14.348 11.498 -6.264 -1.348 Northeast
26 Toronto 34-35-13 13.391 10.860 11.056 11.751 9.972 13.582 10.988 -1.407 -1.170 Northeast
27 St. Louis # 41-31-10 13.362 11.287 11.344 11.892 10.399 13.569 11.100 -1.524 1.684 Central
28 Colorado 32-45-5 13.034 10.878 10.213 11.978 9.665 14.133 11.565 -7.777 -5.938 Northwest
29 Tampa Bay 24-40-18 12.886 10.824 10.165 11.806 10.165 13.084 10.866 -1.516 -0.388 Southeast
30 NY Islanders 26-47-9 12.616 10.710 10.199 11.505 9.282 13.352 10.883 -5.508 -1.588 Atlantic

2007-08 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
08 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
08 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
07 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2007 season.
07 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2007 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 08 HI 08 LO 07 W/L 07 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Detroit #* 54-21-7 17.622 12.028 13.223 13.223 10.924 15.673 11.742 12.435 2.440 Central
2 Pittsburgh #+ 47-27-8 16.349 11.561 12.717 12.717 10.801 13.767 11.086 18.749 4.284 Atlantic
3 Dallas # 45-30-7 15.167 11.736 12.144 12.380 11.263 14.546 11.402 4.268 2.923 Pacific
4 San Jose # 49-23-10 14.738 11.563 11.844 12.231 10.845 15.311 11.767 -3.744 -1.738 Pacific
5 Philadelphia # 42-29-11 14.552 11.383 11.819 12.380 10.635 12.153 10.403 19.733 9.415 Atlantic
6 NY Rangers # 42-27-13 14.449 11.417 11.411 12.287 10.622 14.570 11.233 -0.834 1.645 Atlantic
7 Montreal # 47-25-10 14.348 11.498 11.535 12.116 10.692 13.917 11.105 3.092 3.537 Northeast
8 Anaheim # 47-27-8 14.269 11.482 11.617 12.306 10.812 17.371 11.733 -17.853 -2.140 Pacific
9 Calgary # 42-30-10 14.157 11.419 11.601 12.135 10.770 14.136 11.536 0.151 -1.007 Northwest
10 Chicago 40-34-8 14.140 11.390 11.699 12.019 10.582 12.903 10.685 9.580 6.597 Central
11 Minnesota # 44-28-10 14.137 11.474 11.733 12.095 10.718 14.198 11.548 -0.429 -0.636 Northwest
12 Colorado # 44-31-7 14.133 11.565 11.767 12.377 10.401 14.541 11.572 -2.803 -0.066 Northwest
13 Carolina 43-33-6 14.130 11.255 11.646 11.933 10.235 13.925 11.175 1.471 0.715 Southeast
14 Washington # 43-31-8 14.112 11.375 11.889 12.225 10.561 12.957 10.770 8.913 5.616 Southeast
15 Vancouver 39-33-10 14.111 11.361 10.931 12.134 10.717 14.256 11.375 -1.021 -0.125 Northwest
16 Buffalo 39-31-12 14.053 11.240 11.500 12.032 10.465 15.548 11.617 -9.616 -3.239 Northeast
17 Nashville # 41-32-9 13.874 11.431 11.506 12.191 10.735 14.456 11.618 -4.023 -1.617 Central
18 Boston # 41-29-12 13.873 11.136 11.516 11.881 10.376 13.139 10.764 5.591 3.457 Northeast
19 New Jersey # 46-29-7 13.872 11.379 10.650 12.765 10.359 14.507 11.363 -4.374 0.136 Atlantic
20 Edmonton 41-35-6 13.855 11.105 11.364 11.896 10.516 13.099 10.881 5.768 2.062 Northwest
21 Columbus 34-36-12 13.821 11.321 10.700 11.639 10.700 13.094 10.812 5.557 4.707 Central
22 Phoenix 38-37-7 13.773 11.179 10.741 12.086 10.380 12.735 10.642 8.149 5.054 Pacific
23 Florida 38-35-9 13.707 11.050 11.135 11.669 10.449 13.851 11.164 -1.043 -1.015 Southeast
24 Ottawa # 43-31-8 13.620 11.483 10.736 12.346 9.955 16.282 11.800 -16.345 -2.691 Northeast
25 Toronto 36-35-11 13.582 10.988 10.557 11.839 9.708 13.921 11.078 -2.439 -0.808 Northeast
26 St. Louis 33-36-13 13.569 11.100 11.097 12.027 10.252 13.281 10.749 2.172 3.265 Central
27 NY Islanders 35-38-9 13.352 10.883 10.397 11.519 9.709 13.396 11.121 -0.327 -2.137 Atlantic
28 Los Angeles 32-43-7 13.234 11.015 10.808 11.808 10.146 12.835 10.710 3.110 2.851 Pacific
29 Tampa Bay 31-42-9 13.084 10.866 10.428 11.935 9.715 13.551 11.045 -3.444 -1.622 Southeast
30 Atlanta 34-40-8 13.054 10.679 10.575 11.547 10.006 13.355 11.124 -2.250 -3.993 Southeast

2006-07 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
07 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
07 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
06 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2006 season.
06 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2006 season.
W/L +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for adjusted Index rating over previous season.
SEA +/- — Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 07 HI 07 LO 06 W/L 06 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/- DIVISION
1 Anaheim #* 48-20-14 17.371 11.733 13.072 13.072 10.707 14.466 11.003 20.079 6.631 Pacific
2 Ottawa #+ 48-25-9 16.282 11.800 12.127 12.612 10.748 15.104 11.573 7.795 1.965 Northeast
3 Detroit # 50-19-13 15.673 11.742 12.477 12.602 11.160 14.903 11.428 5.166 2.744 Central
4 Buffalo # 53-22-7 15.548 11.617 12.171 12.655 10.778 15.137 10.900 2.713 6.578 Northeast
5 San Jose # 51-26-5 15.311 11.767 11.800 12.670 10.385 14.104 10.810 8.558 8.853 Pacific
6 NY Rangers # 42-30-10 14.570 11.233 12.178 12.531 10.167 13.195 10.870 10.421 3.336 Atlantic
7 Dallas # 50-25-7 14.546 11.402 11.493 12.122 10.655 13.957 11.057 4.222 3.125 Pacific
8 Colorado 44-31-7 14.509 11.540 12.282 12.282 10.723 13.632 10.863 6.430 6.228 Northwest
9 New Jersey # 49-24-9 14.507 11.363 11.362 12.123 10.506 13.872 10.515 4.579 8.062 Atlantic
10 Nashville # 51-23-8 14.456 11.618 11.860 12.950 10.273 13.453 10.741 7.453 8.172 Central
11 Vancouver # 49-26-7 14.256 11.375 11.681 12.440 10.467 13.640 10.765 4.518 5.667 Northwest
12 Minnesota # 48-26-8 14.198 11.548 11.811 12.478 10.553 13.399 10.774 5.963 7.184 Northwest
13 Calgary # 43-29-10 14.136 11.536 11.154 12.436 10.501 13.908 10.889 1.640 5.940 Northwest
14 Carolina 40-34-8 13.948 11.198 10.665 12.088 10.567 15.887 10.987 -12.204 1.922 Southeast
15 Toronto 40-31-11 13.918 11.074 11.164 12.062 10.065 12.252 10.470 13.597 5.763 Northeast
16 Montreal 42-34-6 13.906 11.093 11.367 12.000 10.422 13.086 10.580 6.264 4.853 Northeast
17 Florida 35-31-16 13.836 11.149 11.483 12.362 9.986 12.944 10.288 6.893 8.369 Southeast
18 Pittsburgh # 47-24-11 13.767 11.086 11.332 12.430 9.966 11.515 9.702 19.561 14.261 Atlantic
19 Tampa Bay # 44-33-5 13.551 11.045 10.349 11.794 10.233 12.789 10.514 5.961 5.051 Southeast
20 NY Islanders # 40-30-12 13.396 11.121 11.341 11.928 9.764 12.580 10.143 6.481 9.641 Atlantic
21 Atlanta # 43-28-11 13.355 11.124 10.874 11.969 10.117 13.372 10.560 -0.128 5.342 Southeast
22 St. Louis 34-35-13 13.282 10.751 10.718 12.512 9.387 11.352 9.571 17.002 12.330 Central
23 Boston 35-41-6 13.165 10.790 10.186 12.210 9.511 12.709 10.396 3.591 3.789 Northeast
24 Edmonton 32-43-7 13.133 10.914 10.148 11.726 9.721 14.985 10.816 -12.361 0.903 Northwest
25 Columbus 33-42-7 13.061 10.780 11.534 12.295 9.762 12.211 9.899 6.958 8.899 Central
26 Washington 28-40-14 12.957 10.769 10.776 11.957 9.838 12.080 9.892 7.260 8.866 Southeast
27 Chicago 31-42-9 12.908 10.689 10.578 11.770 9.486 11.948 9.917 8.036 7.791 Central
28 Los Angeles 27-41-14 12.833 10.708 10.754 11.454 10.020 13.337 10.556 -3.783 1.437 Pacific
29 Phoenix 31-46-5 12.724 10.630 10.902 11.896 9.440 13.029 10.498 -2.343 1.260 Pacific
30 Philadelphia 22-48-12 12.137 10.387 10.772 11.826 9.450 13.327 10.571 -8.932 -1.742 Atlantic

2005-06 NHL Rankings

The Dunkel NHL Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
06 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
06 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — Stanley Cup Champion
+ — Stanley Cup Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 06 HI 06 LO DIVISION
1 Carolina #* 52-21-8 15.887 10.987 11.950 11.950 10.140 Southeast
2 Buffalo # 51-24-6 15.137 10.900 11.250 12.150 9.740 Northeast
3 Ottawa # 51-21-9 15.104 11.573 11.620 12.450 10.030 Northeast
4 Edmonton #+ 40-28-13 14.985 10.816 12.090 12.090 9.040 Northwest
5 Detroit # 57-15-8 14.903 11.428 10.970 12.410 10.320 Central
6 Anaheim # 42-27-12 14.466 11.003 11.960 12.210 9.990 Pacific
7 San Jose # 44-26-11 14.104 10.810 10.650 12.090 9.410 Pacific
8 Dallas # 53-22-5 13.957 11.057 10.930 11.800 9.680 Pacific
9 Calgary # 46-24-11 13.908 10.889 10.550 11.590 9.580 Northwest
10 New Jersey # 45-27-9 13.872 10.515 10.970 12.040 9.440 Atlantic
11 Vancouver 42-32-8 13.640 10.765 10.460 11.750 9.840 Northwest
12 Colorado # 43-29-9 13.632 10.863 10.280 11.580 10.270 Northwest
13 Nashville # 48-25-8 13.453 10.741 10.240 11.910 9.700 Central
14 Minnesota 38-36-8 13.399 10.774 10.970 11.580 10.060 Northwest
15 Atlanta 41-32-7 13.372 10.560 10.940 11.570 9.160 Southeast
16 Los Angeles 41-35-5 13.337 10.556 10.470 11.540 9.550 Pacific
17 Philadelphia # 44-26-11 13.327 10.571 9.860 11.670 9.580 Atlantic
18 NY Rangers # 44-25-12 13.195 10.870 9.700 11.970 9.570 Atlantic
19 Montreal # 42-30-9 13.086 10.580 10.580 11.540 9.700 Northeast
20 Phoenix 38-39-5 13.029 10.498 10.490 11.580 9.720 Pacific
21 Florida 36-34-11 12.944 10.288 10.620 11.650 9.260 Southeast
22 Tampa Bay # 43-32-6 12.789 10.514 10.260 11.790 9.400 Southeast
23 Boston 29-37-16 12.709 10.396 10.030 11.060 9.710 Northeast
24 NY Islanders 36-38-6 12.580 10.143 9.810 10.940 9.190 Atlantic
25 Toronto 40-33-8 12.252 10.470 11.100 11.100 9.660 Northeast
26 Columbus 34-43-4 12.211 9.899 11.250 11.350 8.380 Central
27 Washington 27-41-12 12.080 9.892 10.930 11.080 8.870 Southeast
28 Chicago 25-43-13 11.948 9.917 10.190 10.590 8.930 Central
29 Pittsburgh 21-45-14 11.515 9.702 10.900 10.900 8.790 Atlantic
30 St. Louis 21-46-14 11.352 9.571 9.270 11.100 8.560 Central