NHL Strength of Schedule Rankings: Week 18

By The Guru
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

Every week The Guru calculates and posts new strength of schedule rankings. Below are the SoS rankings for Week 18.

The SoS Rank is each team’s strength of schedule rank after 17 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 18.

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SoS Rank

Team

Record

Opp Avg

Guru Rank

1

Sabres

20-26-4

13.04

27

2

Blue Jackets

19-27-5

13.08

29

3

Canucks

20-19-11

13.17

23

4

Maple Leafs

17-22-9

13.45

30

5

Oilers

19-26-5

13.49

28

6

Senators

23-21-6

13.62

21

7

Penguins

24-17-7

14.16

11

8

Flames

21-24-3

14.25

24

9

Blues

28-16-8

14.32

6

10

Flyers

21-18-8

14.49

22

11

Canadiens

24-22-4

15.19

25

12

Devils

25-20-5

15.24

16

13

Hurricanes

23-20-8

15.31

18

14

Islanders

25-16-6

15.38

12

15

Rangers

27-15-5

15.50

14

16

Avalanche

27-22-3

15.50

9

17

Ducks

22-18-7

15.50

13

18

Bruins

26-18-5

15.70

17

19

Predators

24-18-8

15.87

15

20

Jets

22-24-3

15.96

26

21

Lightning

27-18-4

15.99

4

22

Panthers

29-15-5

16.24

5

23

Blackhawks

33-16-4

16.33

2

24

Red Wings

25-16-8

16.56

10

25

Wild

23-17-9

16.62

20

26

Sharks

26-18-4

16.90

8

27

Stars

31-14-5

17.06

7

28

Coyotes

24-20-5

17.42

19

29

Kings

30-16-3

17.71

3

30

Capitals

35-8-4

18.95

1

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