NHL HOCKEY Teams RANKINGS

The Dunkel Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for our game predictions.

HOCKEY: NHL RANKINGS

Sport

League

Season


  • 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.
  • HI
    Highest pure Index rating for season.
  • LO
    Lowest pure Index rating for season.
  • W/L +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • SEA +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • 20 W/L
    Adjusted Index rating for 2020 season.
  • 20 SEA
    Pure Index rating for 2020 season.

Regular Season

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
1 Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0-0 13.589 13.402 13.223 13.638 13.223 13.455 11.330 0.01% 0.18%
2 Colorado Avalanche 2-0-2 12.407 12.282 11.964 13.225 10.970 13.152 10.996 -0.06% 0.12%
3 Vegas Golden Knights 4-0-0 12.253 12.003 12.013 12.155 12.155 12.885 10.729 -0.05% 0.12%
4 Montreal Canadiens 3-2-0 12.061 11.811 12.020 12.434 12.434 12.675 10.612 -0.05% 0.11%
5 New York Islanders 3-0-1 11.680 11.492 11.694 12.730 10.706 12.740 10.615 -0.08% 0.08%
6 Minnesota Wild 3-0-1 11.288 11.101 11.193 11.349 11.349 12.824 10.949 -0.12% 0.01%
7 Los Angeles Kings 1-2-1 11.283 11.158 11.954 11.953 11.953 12.917 10.635 -0.13% 0.05%
8 Carolina Hurricanes 2-0-1 11.257 11.132 11.467 11.467 11.467 13.229 11.135 -0.15% 0.00%
9 Nashville Predators 2-0-1 11.098 10.973 10.449 11.431 11.431 12.496 10.308 -0.11% 0.06%
10 Edmonton Oilers 2-0-3 10.954 10.829 11.055 11.644 10.039 13.150 10.869 -0.17% 0.00%
11 Calgary Flames 2-1-0 10.864 10.707 11.358 11.358 10.201 13.143 10.831 -0.17% -0.01%
12 New York Rangers 1-0-2 10.813 10.751 10.959 11.659 11.659 13.043 10.918 -0.17% -0.02%
13 Boston Bruins 2-1-1 10.806 10.650 10.681 10.979 10.372 13.547 11.485 -0.20% -0.07%
14 New Jersey Devils 2-1-1 10.732 10.576 10.404 11.258 10.084 12.626 10.439 -0.15% 0.01%
15 Washington Capitals 2-2-0 10.716 10.529 9.899 11.005 11.005 13.126 10.876 -0.18% -0.03%
16 Philadelphia Flyers 3-1-1 10.647 10.428 10.297 11.338 9.152 13.502 11.252 -0.21% -0.07%
17 Winnipeg Jets 3-0-1 10.635 10.447 10.744 10.744 10.027 13.100 11.131 -0.19% -0.06%
18 Anaheim Ducks 1-1-2 10.581 10.487 10.530 10.867 10.178 12.451 10.233 -0.15% 0.02%
19 Buffalo Sabres 1-0-3 10.561 10.499 10.513 11.966 9.736 12.315 10.378 -0.14% 0.01%
20 Columbus Blue Jackets 1-2-2 10.540 10.415 10.566 10.566 9.998 13.105 10.793 -0.20% -0.04%
21 Chicago Blackhawks 0-1-3 10.508 10.477 9.760 11.210 11.210 13.202 10.670 -0.20% -0.02%
22 Florida Panthers 2-0-0 10.507 10.382 10.424 10.424 10.424 12.830 10.861 -0.18% -0.04%
23 Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0-2 10.477 10.290 10.005 10.955 9.820 13.165 10.977 -0.20% -0.06%
24 Vancouver Canucks 2-0-4 10.421 10.296 9.864 11.688 9.516 12.498 10.467 -0.17% -0.02%
25 St. Louis Blues 2-1-1 10.304 10.148 9.114 11.990 9.114 13.266 10.953 -0.22% -0.07%
26 Detroit Red Wings 2-0-2 10.282 10.157 10.413 10.566 10.566 11.304 9.335 -0.09% 0.09%
27 Ottawa Senators 1-1-2 10.032 9.938 9.300 10.616 10.616 12.205 10.049 -0.18% -0.01%
28 Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0-2 9.747 9.622 10.191 10.191 9.130 13.181 10.962 -0.26% -0.12%
29 Arizona Coyotes 1-1-2 9.523 9.429 9.529 9.658 8.948 13.274 10.868 -0.28% -0.13%
30 San Jose Sharks 2-0-2 9.285 9.160 9.473 9.486 9.486 12.279 10.216 -0.24% -0.10%
Rankings not yet available for this season

Postseason

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
Rankings not yet available for this season

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