NHL Strength of Schedule Rankings: Week 17

By The Guru
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

Every week The Guru calculates and posts new strength of schedule rankings. Below are the SoS rankings for Week 17.

The SoS Rank is each team’s strength of schedule rank after 16 weeks of action.

The Opp Avg is the average power ranking of all of the opponents that a team has played to date. The lower the Opp Avg, the harder a team’s schedule.

The Guru Rank column shows each team’s Guru Rank for Week 17.

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SoS Rank

Team

Record

Opp Avg

Guru Rank

1

Blue Jackets

18-27-5

12.85

29

2

Sabres

19-26-4

12.88

28

3

Canucks

20-18-11

13.15

21

4

Senators

23-20-6

13.34

22

5

Oilers

19-26-5

13.49

30

6

Maple Leafs

17-20-9

13.83

26

7

Penguins

23-17-7

14.16

14

8

Flames

21-23-3

14.25

25

9

Blues

28-16-8

14.32

6

10

Flyers

20-18-8

14.77

23

11

Canadiens

24-21-4

14.92

24

12

Devils

25-19-5

15.31

7

13

Islanders

25-16-6

15.38

11

14

Rangers

27-17-5

15.50

13

15

Ducks

21-18-7

15.51

18

16

Predators

22-18-8

15.54

20

17

Hurricanes

22-20-8

15.56

19

18

Lightning

26-18-4

15.73

5

19

Bruins

26-17-5

15.78

15

20

Avalanche

26-21-3

15.83

8

21

Jets

21-24-3

15.92

27

22

Panthers

28-15-5

15.99

4

23

Blackhawks

33-15-4

16.33

2

24

Red Wings

25-16-8

16.56

10

25

Wild

23-17-9

16.62

17

26

Sharks

25-18-4

17.03

12

27

Stars

31-14-5

17.06

9

28

Coyotes

24-19-5

17.28

16

29

Kings

30-15-3

17.86

3

30

Capitals

35-8-3

18.90

1

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