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NHL - Week 21 of 28

Capitals Most Important Games

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

Capitals Most Important Games
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Game
Winner
Capitals Resultant Playoff Probabilities
Metropolitan Divisional Winners Atlantic Divisional Winners Wildcard No Playoffs No POs
1*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
2*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
3 1*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
2*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
3 7 8 9
Capitals
(26‑21‑9)

vs
Senators
(25‑27‑3)
9 Capitals Wins <1% 2% 18% - - - 1% 5% 74%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Senators Wins <1% 1% 12% - - - 1% 3% 83%
Canucks
(38‑16‑6)

vs
Penguins
(26‑21‑8)
2 Canucks Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Penguins Wins <1% 2% 14% - - - 1% 4% 80%
Lightning
(32‑23‑5)

vs
Flyers
(30‑22‑7)
1 Lightning Wins <1% 2% 17% - - - 1% 4% 77%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Flyers Wins <1% 2% 14% - - - 1% 5% 78%
Sharks
(15‑36‑5)

vs
Devils
(29‑25‑4)
1 Sharks Wins <1% 2% 16% - - - 1% 4% 77%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Devils Wins <1% 1% 14% - - - 1% 4% 79%
Stars
(35‑16‑8)

vs
Islanders
(23‑20‑14)
1 Stars Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Islanders Wins <1% 2% 14% - - - 1% 4% 79%
Golden Knights
(32‑19‑7)

vs
Maple Leafs
(33‑16‑8)
0 Golden Knights Wins <1% 2% 14% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Maple Leafs Wins <1% 2% 14% - - - 1% 4% 79%
Canadiens
(22‑28‑8)

vs
Coyotes
(23‑29‑5)
0 Canadiens Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Coyotes Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Panthers
(38‑16‑4)

vs
Sabres
(27‑27‑4)
0 Panthers Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Sabres Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Hurricanes
(34‑18‑6)

vs
Wild
(28‑24‑6)
0 Hurricanes Wins <1% 1% 16% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Wild Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Bruins
(34‑12‑13)

vs
Kraken
(24‑22‑11)
0 Bruins Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Current Probabilities <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
Kraken Wins <1% 2% 15% - - - 1% 4% 78%
  • 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 home ice advantage in the playoffs