Weird Science

With Sunday’s Results, the Kings PLayoff Chances Tick Up 1.1%

…to 78%. Numbers per SportsClubStats (link below). Essentially, what the site does is, they randomly generate results for the rest of the season, running millions of complete season simulations starting from the standings today, and then calculate the likelihood of different finishes in final standings for each team. They also report the effect that each…

Standings in Points Blown (Sunday update)

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Calgary loses on Sunday; Kings inch to within one point of the Flames. Chicago 19 (3) Calgary 22 (2) Los Angeles 23 (1) San Jose 23 (4) Phoenix 24 (6) Nashville 25…

Friday’s Standings in Points Blown

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Chicago 19 (2) Calgary 20 (3) San Jose 21 (1) Los Angeles 23 (4) Phoenix 24 (6) Nashville 24 (7) Dallas 25 (8) Colorado 26 (5) Detroit 27 (9) Columbus 28 (10)…

Kings Points Leaders Since Ryan Smith Injury

Wayne Simmonds 4+4=8 Scott Parse 3+5=8 Randy Jones 3+5=8 Jarret Stoll 3+4=7 Alexander Frolov 3+2=5 Drew Doughty 3+2=5 Justin Williams 3+2=5 Dustin Brown 0+5=5 Brad Richardson 3+1=4 Jack Johnson 1+3=4 Sean O’Donnell 0+3=3 Anze Kopitar 0+3=3 Matt Greene 1+0=1 Davis Drewiske 0+1=1 Teddy Purcell 0+0=0 Raitis Ivanans 0+0=0 Peter Harrold 0+0=0 Just looking at goals:…

Monday Night’s Standings in Points Blown

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Blues, Wild and Flames lost. Chicago 17 (3) San Jose 19 (1) Calgary 19 (4) Los Angeles 23 (5) Phoenix 23 (6) Colorado 24 (2) Nashville 24 (7) Dallas 24 (8) Detroit…

Saturday Night’s Standings in Points Blown

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Chicago 17 (2) Calgary 17 (3) San Jose 19 (1) Los Angeles 23 (5) Phoenix 23 (6) Colorado 24 (4) Nashville 24 (7) Dallas 24 (8) Detroit 25 (10) St. Louis 25…

Friday Night: Standings in Blown Points

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Chicago loses. Anaheim gets a “loser point.” San Jose 17 (1) Chicago 17 (2) Calgary 17 (3) Los Angeles 22 (4) Nashville 22 (6) Phoenix 23 (7) Dallas 23 (8) Colorado 24 (5) Vancouver…

Thursday Night’s Blown Points Standings

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings, when the ranking is different. Blue Jackets lose. Wings lose. Ducks lose. Avs lose. Flames lose. San Jose gets a “loser point.” Chicago 15 (2) Calgary 17 (3) San Jose 17 (1) Los…