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NHL - Week 19 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
Canucks
(20‑26‑3)

vs
Devils
(32‑13‑4)
1 Canucks Wins <1% 4% 17% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Current Probabilities <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Devils Wins <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 48%
Flames
(24‑17‑9)

vs
Rangers
(27‑14‑8)
1 Flames Wins <1% 3% 19% - - - 15% 16% 47%
Current Probabilities <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Rangers Wins <1% 3% 16% - - - 16% 17% 48%
Lightning
(32‑15‑1)

vs
Panthers
(24‑22‑6)
1 Lightning Wins <1% 3% 17% - - - 16% 17% 47%
Current Probabilities <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Panthers Wins <1% 3% 17% - - - 16% 16% 48%
Avalanche
(27‑18‑3)

vs
Penguins
(24‑16‑9)
1 Avalanche Wins <1% 3% 18% - - - 15% 16% 47%
Current Probabilities <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Penguins Wins <1% 3% 16% - - - 15% 17% 48%
Oilers
(28‑18‑4)

vs
Red Wings
(21‑19‑8)
0 Oilers Wins <1% 3% 17% - - - 16% 17% 48%
Current Probabilities <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Red Wings Wins <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 48%
Islanders
(25‑22‑5)

vs
Flyers
(21‑21‑9)
0 Islanders Wins <1% 3% 18% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Current Probabilities <1% 3% 17% - - - 15% 17% 47%
Flyers Wins <1% 3% 18% - - - 15% 17% 47%
  • 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