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 Carolina Hurricanes 36-8-12 14.338 11.838 0.000 12.963 9.949 13.229 11.135 0.08% 0.06%
2 Colorado Avalanche 39-4-13 14.236 11.674 0.000 13.888 9.633 13.152 10.996 0.08% 0.06%
3 Vegas Golden Knights 40-2-14 14.109 11.547 0.000 13.079 9.982 12.885 10.729 0.09% 0.08%
4 Tampa Bay Lightning 36-3-17 13.926 11.582 0.000 13.693 8.822 13.455 11.330 0.04% 0.02%
5 Florida Panthers 37-5-14 13.832 11.363 0.000 12.833 9.298 12.830 10.861 0.08% 0.05%
6 Minnesota Wild 35-5-16 13.487 11.143 0.000 12.599 9.714 12.824 10.949 0.05% 0.02%
7 Pittsburgh Penguins 37-3-16 13.420 11.014 0.000 12.503 9.130 13.181 10.962 0.02% 0.00%
8 Toronto Maple Leafs 35-7-15 13.352 10.946 0.000 12.795 8.968 13.165 10.977 0.01% 0.00%
9 Washington Capitals 37-5-15 13.329 10.861 0.000 12.635 9.544 13.126 10.876 0.02% 0.00%
10 Boston Bruins 33-8-16 13.261 10.949 0.000 12.748 8.450 13.547 11.485 -0.02% -0.05%
11 Dallas Stars 23-14-19 13.155 11.280 11.615 13.193 9.822 12.874 10.780 0.02% 0.05%
12 New York Islanders 32-7-17 13.138 10.920 0.000 12.730 9.127 12.740 10.615 0.03% 0.03%
13 Edmonton Oilers 35-2-19 13.133 10.883 0.000 12.564 9.339 13.150 10.869 0.00% 0.00%
14 Nashville Predators 31-2-23 13.088 11.088 0.000 12.979 9.064 12.496 10.308 0.05% 0.08%
15 New York Rangers 27-6-23 12.842 10.967 10.260 13.210 8.901 13.043 10.918 -0.02% 0.00%
16 St. Louis Blues 27-9-20 12.797 10.828 0.000 12.487 8.434 13.266 10.953 -0.04% -0.01%
17 Chicago Blackhawks 24-7-25 12.766 11.048 11.251 12.694 9.760 13.202 10.670 -0.03% 0.04%
18 Montreal Canadiens 24-11-21 12.759 10.916 0.000 13.516 9.445 12.675 10.612 0.01% 0.03%
19 Winnipeg Jets 30-3-23 12.710 10.741 0.000 12.399 8.180 13.100 11.131 -0.03% -0.04%
20 Arizona Coyotes 24-6-26 12.185 10.497 10.401 12.128 8.894 13.274 10.868 -0.08% -0.03%
21 Vancouver Canucks 23-3-29 12.141 10.609 10.047 12.435 9.155 12.498 10.467 -0.03% 0.01%
22 Calgary Flames 25-3-27 12.130 10.474 11.667 11.848 8.541 13.143 10.831 -0.08% -0.03%
23 Los Angeles Kings 21-7-28 11.969 10.438 9.066 12.387 8.111 12.917 10.635 -0.07% -0.02%
24 Detroit Red Wings 19-10-27 11.942 10.442 11.057 12.369 9.028 11.304 9.335 0.06% 0.12%
25 Philadelphia Flyers 25-8-23 11.739 9.927 10.308 11.475 8.157 13.502 11.252 -0.13% -0.12%
26 Ottawa Senators 24-5-28 11.718 10.062 10.639 12.316 7.869 12.205 10.049 -0.04% 0.00%
27 Columbus Blue Jackets 18-12-26 11.601 10.101 10.559 11.980 8.536 13.105 10.793 -0.11% -0.06%
28 San Jose Sharks 21-7-28 11.421 9.890 8.396 11.928 8.396 12.279 10.216 -0.07% -0.03%
29 New Jersey Devils 19-7-30 11.414 10.007 9.399 11.277 8.238 12.626 10.439 -0.10% -0.04%
30 Anaheim Ducks 17-9-30 11.177 9.834 10.802 11.802 8.222 12.451 10.233 -0.10% -0.04%
31 Buffalo Sabres 15-7-34 11.028 9.872 10.582 11.966 8.214 12.315 10.378 -0.10% -0.05%
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 +/-
1 Tampa Bay Lightning 16-4-3 13.759 12.634 13.789 14.561 10.869 13.129 12.379 0.05% 0.02%
2 Colorado Avalanche 6-1-3 13.549 13.142 11.831 14.485 11.831 12.691 12.316 0.07% 0.07%
3 Vegas Golden Knights 10-4-5 13.002 12.252 12.114 13.977 10.462 12.671 12.046 0.03% 0.02%
4 New York Islanders 11-1-7 12.688 11.970 11.911 12.928 10.581 12.504 11.660 0.01% 0.03%
5 Montreal Canadiens 13-1-8 12.639 11.796 13.017 13.777 9.174 11.339 10.995 0.11% 0.07%
6 Boston Bruins 6-1-3 11.762 11.356 10.749 12.339 10.749 11.913 11.476 -0.01% -0.01%
7 Carolina Hurricanes 5-2-4 11.567 11.192 10.968 11.793 10.723 11.782 11.501 -0.02% -0.03%
8 Pittsburgh Penguins 2-2-2 11.402 11.215 10.784 11.781 10.784 10.318 10.193 0.11% 0.10%
Rankings not yet available for this season
10 Winnipeg Jets 4-1-3 11.225 10.943 10.279 11.899 10.059 11.071 10.946 0.01% 0.00%
11 Calgary Flames 1-0-0 11.159 11.097 0.000 11.097 11.097 12.069 11.757 -0.08% -0.06%
12 Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2-2 11.016 10.766 9.908 11.691 9.908 10.767 10.580 0.02% 0.02%
13 Florida Panthers 2-0-4 10.974 10.849 10.293 11.434 10.217 9.956 9.831 0.10% 0.10%
14 Minnesota Wild 3-0-4 10.964 10.777 10.450 11.779 9.832 10.674 10.549 0.03% 0.02%
15 Nashville Predators 2-2-2 10.909 10.721 10.641 11.136 10.256 10.795 10.638 0.01% 0.01%
16 Vancouver Canucks 0-1-0 10.648 10.617 0.000 10.617 10.617 11.693 11.068 -0.09% -0.04%
17 Washington Capitals 0-2-2 10.068 10.005 9.709 10.287 9.709 10.862 10.549 -0.07% -0.05%
18 Edmonton Oilers 0-3-1 9.676 9.583 9.864 9.864 9.229 11.273 11.148 -0.14% -0.14%

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