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 Colorado Avalanche 30-4-9 13.743 11.743 12.371 13.888 9.633 13.152 10.996 0.04% 0.07%
2 Carolina Hurricanes 29-4-10 13.725 11.788 12.490 12.963 10.485 13.229 11.135 0.04% 0.06%
3 Tampa Bay Lightning 29-2-13 13.609 11.734 10.717 13.693 8.822 13.455 11.330 0.01% 0.04%
4 Vegas Golden Knights 30-2-11 13.336 11.398 12.563 13.079 9.982 12.885 10.729 0.04% 0.06%
5 Florida Panthers 28-5-12 13.095 11.189 11.543 12.797 9.298 12.830 10.861 0.02% 0.03%
6 Washington Capitals 29-4-12 12.855 10.917 11.012 12.635 9.548 13.126 10.876 -0.02% 0.00%
7 Dallas Stars 17-12-14 12.848 11.410 11.682 13.193 10.089 12.874 10.780 0.00% 0.06%
8 Minnesota Wild 27-3-13 12.827 11.046 10.661 12.599 9.714 12.824 10.949 0.00% 0.01%
9 Toronto Maple Leafs 28-4-12 12.813 10.938 10.093 12.795 8.968 13.165 10.977 -0.03% 0.00%
10 Pittsburgh Penguins 28-3-13 12.806 10.962 11.480 12.503 9.130 13.181 10.962 -0.03% 0.00%
11 Winnipeg Jets 27-3-15 12.775 10.994 10.108 12.399 9.574 13.100 11.131 -0.02% -0.01%
12 New York Rangers 22-6-16 12.746 11.184 12.047 13.210 9.635 13.043 10.918 -0.02% 0.02%
13 New York Islanders 27-4-13 12.716 10.904 9.127 12.730 9.127 12.740 10.615 0.00% 0.03%
14 Montreal Canadiens 19-9-14 12.603 11.135 10.048 13.516 9.445 12.675 10.612 -0.01% 0.05%
15 Chicago Blackhawks 21-5-19 12.566 11.097 11.980 12.694 9.760 13.202 10.670 -0.05% 0.04%
16 Edmonton Oilers 26-2-15 12.549 10.861 11.415 12.564 9.355 13.150 10.869 -0.05% 0.00%
17 Nashville Predators 24-1-21 12.506 10.975 11.475 12.979 9.064 12.496 10.308 0.00% 0.06%
18 Boston Bruins 24-6-12 12.383 10.695 10.657 12.117 8.450 13.547 11.485 -0.09% -0.07%
19 Arizona Coyotes 20-5-20 11.984 10.578 10.298 12.128 8.948 13.274 10.868 -0.10% -0.03%
20 St. Louis Blues 19-6-18 11.965 10.590 10.934 12.487 8.434 13.266 10.953 -0.10% -0.03%
21 Los Angeles Kings 16-6-20 11.920 10.733 9.725 12.387 9.009 12.917 10.635 -0.08% 0.01%
22 Vancouver Canucks 16-3-18 11.823 10.730 9.798 12.435 9.516 12.498 10.467 -0.05% 0.03%
23 Calgary Flames 19-3-22 11.681 10.400 11.171 11.848 8.628 13.143 10.831 -0.11% -0.04%
24 Detroit Red Wings 16-6-24 11.558 10.371 10.175 12.369 9.028 11.304 9.335 0.02% 0.11%
25 Philadelphia Flyers 20-6-18 11.521 10.083 9.802 11.475 8.394 13.502 11.252 -0.15% -0.10%
26 Columbus Blue Jackets 15-9-22 11.438 10.219 8.581 11.980 8.581 13.105 10.793 -0.13% -0.05%
27 San Jose Sharks 18-4-22 11.196 9.946 8.697 11.928 8.617 12.279 10.216 -0.09% -0.03%
28 New Jersey Devils 14-6-23 11.153 10.090 9.504 11.277 8.238 12.626 10.439 -0.12% -0.03%
29 Anaheim Ducks 14-7-24 10.962 9.868 10.517 11.802 8.222 12.451 10.233 -0.12% -0.04%
30 Ottawa Senators 15-4-26 10.751 9.689 11.712 11.712 7.869 12.205 10.049 -0.12% -0.04%
31 Buffalo Sabres 11-7-26 10.561 9.655 11.009 11.966 8.214 12.315 10.378 -0.14% -0.07%

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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