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Big 10 Hockey - Week 18 of 22

Minnesota Most Important Games

The Most Important Games for the Minnesota Golden Gophers are those conference games in the upcoming week whose outcome most changes the Golden Gophers final standings. The Importance Factor provides a relative importance between games. Minnesota Golden Gophers fans can use this table to identify the most interesting conference games in the upcoming week of play.

Minnesota Most Important Series
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Remaining
Games Winner
Minnesota Resultant Probabilities
Regular Season Finish
1*
First Round Bye
2**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
3**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
4**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
5 6 7
Minnesota
(18‑7‑1)

vs
Michigan State
(13‑11‑2)

2 Games Remaining
29 Minnesota Sweeps 2 Games 98% 2% <1% <1% ^ ^ ^
Current Probabilities 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Michigan State Sweeps 2 Games 81% 14% 4% 1% <1% <1% ^
Michigan
(14‑9‑1)

vs
Penn State
(18‑7‑1)

2 Games Remaining
10 Michigan Sweeps 2 Games 96% 3% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Current Probabilities 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Penn State Sweeps 2 Games 90% 8% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Notre Dame
(11‑12‑3)

vs
Wisconsin
(10‑14)

2 Games Remaining
0 Notre Dame Sweeps 2 Games 94% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Current Probabilities 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Wisconsin Sweeps 2 Games 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^


Minnesota Most Important Games
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Game
Winner
Minnesota Resultant Probabilities
Regular Season Finish
1*
First Round Bye
2**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
3**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
4**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
5 6 7
Minnesota
(18‑7‑1)

vs
Michigan State
(13‑11‑2)
12 Minnesota Wins 96% 4% <1% <1% <1% ^ ^
Current Probabilities 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Michigan State Wins 89% 9% 2% <1% <1% <1% ^
Michigan
(14‑9‑1)

vs
Penn State
(18‑7‑1)
6 Michigan Wins 95% 4% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Current Probabilities 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Penn State Wins 92% 7% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Notre Dame
(11‑12‑3)

vs
Wisconsin
(10‑14)
0 Notre Dame Wins 94% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Current Probabilities 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
Wisconsin Wins 93% 5% 1% <1% <1% <1% ^
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
  • *  denotes first round bye in the post season conference tournament
  • ** denotes first round bye home field advantage in the post season conference tournament