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Big 10 Hockey - Week 22 of 22

Penn State Most Important Games

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

Penn State Most Important Series
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Remaining
Games Winner
Penn State 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
Penn State
(13‑16‑3)

vs
Ohio State
(12‑16‑4)

2 Games Remaining
4 Penn State Sweeps 2 Games X X X X X 100% ^
Current Probabilities X X X X X 69% 31%
Ohio State Sweeps 2 Games X X X X X X 100%
Minnesota
(19‑8‑5)

vs
Michigan
(17‑12‑3)

2 Games Remaining
0 Minnesota Sweeps 2 Games X X X X X 69% 31%
Current Probabilities X X X X X 69% 31%
Michigan Sweeps 2 Games X X X X X 69% 31%
Wisconsin
(24‑8‑2)

vs
Michigan State
(21‑8‑3)

2 Games Remaining
0 Wisconsin Sweeps 2 Games X X X X X 69% 31%
Current Probabilities X X X X X 69% 31%
Michigan State Sweeps 2 Games X X X X X 69% 31%


Penn State Most Important Games
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Game
Winner
Penn State 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
Penn State
(13‑16‑3)

vs
Ohio State
(12‑16‑4)
2 Penn State Wins X X X X X 100% ^
Current Probabilities X X X X X 69% 31%
Ohio State Wins X X X X X 45% 55%
Minnesota
(19‑8‑5)

vs
Michigan
(17‑12‑3)
0 Minnesota Wins X X X X X 69% 31%
Current Probabilities X X X X X 69% 31%
Michigan Wins X X X X X 69% 31%
Wisconsin
(24‑8‑2)

vs
Michigan State
(21‑8‑3)
0 Wisconsin Wins X X X X X 69% 31%
Current Probabilities X X X X X 69% 31%
Michigan State Wins X X X X X 69% 31%
  • 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