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Monday, Kings lose; Tuesday, Jets lose — it’s pie equilibrium!

The Kings lost 10% of their pie yesterday. Tonight, without doing anything, they got it back. The pie chart is a graphic illustration of the chances of making the playoffs in the Western Conference. The only teams represented are the ones whose odds aren’t 100% (clinched spot) or 0% (eliminated). That leaves eight teams in play.…

Kings lose game but not much pie

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Playoff pie, that is. The pie chart is a graphic illustration of the chances of making the playoffs in the Western Conference. The only teams represented are the ones whose odds aren’t 100% (clinched spot) or 0% (eliminated). That leaves eight teams in play. And four spots. When all four of those spots are taken, you will see…

Kings don’t play, get more pie anyway

DAL and COL are barely visible, but still represented by a thin slice of the pie knife (0.1% each). The pie chart is a graphic illustration of the chances of making the playoffs in the Western Conference. The only teams represented are the ones whose odds aren’t 100% (clinched spot) or 0% (eliminated). That leaves eight…

Kings win, enjoy more playoff pie

The pie chart is a graphic illustration of the chances of making the playoffs in the Western Conference. The only teams represented are the ones whose odds aren’t 100% (clinched spot) or 0% (eliminated). That leaves eight teams in play. And four spots. When all four of those spots are taken, you will see a nice neat…

Flames lose in shoot-out; more pie for everyone (else)

Notice how neatly the pie shows that MIN and VAN have all but clinched (taking up half the pie for themselves) while CGY, WPG and LAK are almost equally balanced in their fight for the other half of the pie. The pie chart is a graphic illustration of the chances of making the playoffs in the…