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NHL - Week 15 of 29

Washington Capitals Playoff Picture

Where are the Capitals going in the playoff? The Capitals playoff picture table presents the probabilities that the Capitals will win each playoff spot. All future unplayed games are assumed won/lost with a probability based upon relative team strengths.

Eastern Conference Playoff Standings
Record Metropolitan Divisional Winners Atlantic Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team DivisionDiv W L OTL GP Pts 1* 2* 3 1* 2* 3 7 8 9
Hurricanes MetropolitanMet 26 8 2 36 54 60% 23% 12% - - - 3% 2% 1%
Rangers MetropolitanMet 25 10 4 39 54 24% 36% 24% - - - 6% 7% 3%
Capitals MetropolitanMet 22 9 9 40 53 6% 16% 27% - - - 14% 20% 16%
Lightning AtlanticAtl 27 9 5 41 59 - - - 25% 30% 29% 11% 4% 1%
Panthers AtlanticAtl 26 8 5 39 57 - - - 36% 29% 23% 8% 2% 1%
Maple Leafs AtlanticAtl 24 9 3 36 51 - - - 33% 27% 24% 10% 4% 1%
Penguins MetropolitanMet 23 10 5 38 51 11% 23% 31% - - - 10% 15% 11%
Bruins AtlanticAtl 22 12 2 36 46 - - - 6% 13% 23% 28% 17% 13%
 
Red Wings AtlanticAtl 18 17 5 40 41 - - - <1% <1% 1% 2% 7% 90%
Blue Jackets MetropolitanMet 17 18 1 36 35 <1% 1% 4% - - - 4% 11% 80%
Flyers MetropolitanMet 13 18 8 39 34 <1% <1% <1% - - - <1% 1% 99%
Devils MetropolitanMet 14 18 5 37 33 <1% <1% <1% - - - <1% 2% 98%
Islanders MetropolitanMet 13 13 6 32 32 <1% <1% 2% - - - 2% 6% 90%
Sabres AtlanticAtl 12 20 7 39 31 - - - <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% >99%
Senators AtlanticAtl 11 19 2 32 24 - - - <1% <1% <1% <1% 2% 98%
Canadiens AtlanticAtl 8 25 5 38 21 - - - <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% >99%
  • 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
  • Table Sorting Method
  • * denotes first round home ice advantage in the playoffs


(3) Capitals 1st Round Playoff Matchup Probabilities
Record Total Home
(22%)
Away
(62%)
Opponent W L OTL Pts
(2)Rangers 25 10 4 54 25% 8% 17%
(1)Hurricanes 26 8 2 54 22% 4% 17%
(7)Penguins 23 10 5 51 15% 6% 9%
(2)Panthers 26 8 5 57 7% <1% 7%
(3)Maple Leafs 24 9 3 51 7% 1% 6%
(1)Lightning 27 9 5 59 5% 1% 5%
(8)Bruins 22 12 2 46 2% 1% 1%
(10)Blue Jackets 17 18 1 35 1% 1% <1%
(13)Islanders 13 13 6 32 <1% <1% <1%
(9)Red Wings 18 17 5 41 <1% <1% <1%
(12)Devils 14 18 5 33 <1% <1% <1%
(15)Senators 11 19 2 24 <1% <1% <1%
(11)Flyers 13 18 8 34 <1% <1% <1%
(14)Sabres 12 20 7 31 <1% <1% <1%
(16)Canadiens 8 25 5 21 <1% <1% <1%
Elimination 16%



Capitals Schedule
Current Week 15
Week Wk Opponent Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
1 Rangers
(25‑10‑4)
5‑1 Home Wed Oct 13, 7:30 pm
1 Lightning
(27‑9‑5)
1‑2 (OT) Home Sat Oct 16, 7:00 pm
2 Avalanche
(25‑8‑3)
6‑3 Home Tue Oct 19, 7:00 pm
2 Devils
(14‑18‑5)
4‑1 Away Thu Oct 21, 7:00 pm
2 Flames
(18‑11‑6)
3‑4 (OT) Home Sat Oct 23, 1:00 pm
3 Senators
(11‑19‑2)
7‑5 Away Mon Oct 25, 7:00 pm
3 Red Wings
(18‑17‑5)
2‑3 (OT) Home Wed Oct 27, 7:00 pm
3 Coyotes
(9‑24‑4)
2‑0 Home Fri Oct 29, 7:00 pm
4 Lightning
(27‑9‑5)
2‑3 Away Mon Nov 1, 7:00 pm
4 Panthers
(26‑8‑5)
4‑5 (OT) Away Thu Nov 4, 7:00 pm
4 Flyers
(13‑18‑8)
1‑2 Home Sat Nov 6, 7:00 pm
5 Sabres
(12‑20‑7)
5‑3 Home Mon Nov 8, 7:00 pm
5 Red Wings
(18‑17‑5)
2‑0 Away Thu Nov 11, 7:30 pm
5 Blue Jackets
(17‑18‑1)
4‑3 Away Fri Nov 12, 7:00 pm
5 Penguins
(23‑10‑5)
6‑1 Home Sun Nov 14, 7:00 pm
6 Ducks
(19‑15‑7)
2‑3 (OT) Away Tue Nov 16, 10:00 pm
6 Kings
(20‑15‑5)
2‑0 Away Wed Nov 17, 10:30 pm
6 Sharks
(21‑17‑2)
4‑0 Away Sat Nov 20, 10:30 pm
6 Kraken
(11‑23‑4)
2‑5 Away Sun Nov 21, 9:00 pm
7 Canadiens
(8‑25‑5)
6‑3 Home Wed Nov 24, 7:00 pm
7 Panthers
(26‑8‑5)
4‑3 Home Fri Nov 26, 5:00 pm
7 Hurricanes
(26‑8‑2)
4‑2 Away Sun Nov 28, 1:00 pm
8 Panthers
(26‑8‑5)
4‑5 Away Tue Nov 30, 7:00 pm
8 Blackhawks
(15‑18‑6)
3‑4 (SO) Home Thu Dec 2, 7:00 pm
8 Blue Jackets
(17‑18‑1)
3‑1 Home Sat Dec 4, 7:00 pm
9 Ducks
(19‑15‑7)
4‑3 (SO) Home Mon Dec 6, 7:00 pm
9 Penguins
(23‑10‑5)
2‑4 Home Fri Dec 10, 7:00 pm
9 Sabres
(12‑20‑7)
3‑2 (SO) Away Sat Dec 11, 7:00 pm
10 Blackhawks
(15‑18‑6)
4‑5 (OT) Away Wed Dec 15, 8:00 pm
10 Jets
(17‑12‑6)
5‑2 Away Fri Dec 17, 8:00 pm
10 Kings
(20‑15‑5)
2‑3 Home Sun Dec 19, 7:00 pm
12 Predators
(24‑14‑3)
5‑3 Home Wed Dec 29, 7:00 pm
12 Red Wings
(18‑17‑5)
3‑1 Away Fri Dec 31, 7:30 pm
12 Devils
(14‑18‑5)
3‑4 (OT) Home Sun Jan 2, 3:00 pm
13 Blues
(23‑11‑5)
1‑5 Away Fri Jan 7, 8:00 pm
13 Wild
(22‑10‑3)
2‑3 (SO) Away Sat Jan 8, 8:00 pm
14 Bruins
(22‑12‑2)
3‑7 Home Mon Jan 10, 7:00 pm
14 Islanders
(13‑13‑6)
2‑0 Away Sat Jan 15, 2:00 pm
14 Canucks
(18‑18‑3)
2‑4 Home Sun Jan 16, 2:00 pm
15 Jets
(17‑12‑6)
4‑3 (OT) Home Tue Jan 18, 7:00 pm
15 Bruins
(22‑12‑2)
  Away Thu Jan 20, 7:00 pm
15 Senators
(11‑19‑2)
  Home Sat Jan 22, 7:00 pm
16 Golden Knights
(23‑15‑2)
  Home Mon Jan 24, 7:00 pm
16 Sharks
(21‑17‑2)
  Home Wed Jan 26, 7:00 pm
16 Stars
(18‑16‑2)
  Away Fri Jan 28, 9:00 pm
17 Penguins
(23‑10‑5)
  Away Tue Feb 1, 7:00 pm
17 Oilers
(18‑15‑2)
  Home Wed Feb 2, 7:00 pm
20 Rangers
(25‑10‑4)
  Away Thu Feb 24, 7:00 pm
20 Flyers
(13‑18‑8)
  Away Sat Feb 26, 12:30 pm
21 Maple Leafs
(24‑9‑3)
  Home Mon Feb 28, 7:30 pm
21 Hurricanes
(26‑8‑2)
  Home Thu Mar 3, 7:00 pm
21 Kraken
(11‑23‑4)
  Home Sat Mar 5, 7:00 pm
22 Flames
(18‑11‑6)
  Away Tue Mar 8, 9:00 pm
22 Oilers
(18‑15‑2)
  Away Wed Mar 9, 8:00 pm
22 Canucks
(18‑18‑3)
  Away Fri Mar 11, 10:00 pm
23 Islanders
(13‑13‑6)
  Home Tue Mar 15, 7:00 pm
23 Blue Jackets
(17‑18‑1)
  Away Thu Mar 17, 7:00 pm
23 Hurricanes
(26‑8‑2)
  Away Fri Mar 18, 7:00 pm
23 Stars
(18‑16‑2)
  Home Sun Mar 20, 5:00 pm
24 Blues
(23‑11‑5)
  Home Tue Mar 22, 7:00 pm
24 Sabres
(12‑20‑7)
  Away Fri Mar 25, 7:00 pm
24 Devils
(14‑18‑5)
  Home Sat Mar 26, 7:00 pm
25 Hurricanes
(26‑8‑2)
  Home Mon Mar 28, 7:00 pm
25 Predators
(24‑14‑3)
  Away Sat Apr 2, 8:00 pm
25 Wild
(22‑10‑3)
  Home Sun Apr 3, 7:00 pm
26 Lightning
(27‑9‑5)
  Home Wed Apr 6, 7:30 pm
26 Penguins
(23‑10‑5)
  Away Sat Apr 9, 3:00 pm
26 Bruins
(22‑12‑2)
  Home Sun Apr 10, 1:30 pm
27 Flyers
(13‑18‑8)
  Home Tue Apr 12, 7:00 pm
27 Maple Leafs
(24‑9‑3)
  Away Thu Apr 14, 7:00 pm
27 Canadiens
(8‑25‑5)
  Away Sat Apr 16, 7:00 pm
28 Avalanche
(25‑8‑3)
  Away Mon Apr 18, 9:00 pm
28 Golden Knights
(23‑15‑2)
  Away Wed Apr 20, 10:00 pm
28 Coyotes
(9‑24‑4)
  Away Fri Apr 22, 10:30 pm
28 Maple Leafs
(24‑9‑3)
  Home Sun Apr 24, 7:00 pm
29 Islanders
(13‑13‑6)
  Home Tue Apr 26, 7:00 pm
29 Blue Jackets
(17‑18‑1)
  Home Thu Apr 28, 7:00 pm
29 Rangers
(25‑10‑4)
  Away Fri Apr 29, 7:00 pm
Postponed Canadiens
(8‑25‑5)
  Away TBD
Postponed Senators
(11‑19‑2)
  Home TBD
Postponed Flyers
(13‑18‑8)
  Away TBD
Postponed Islanders
(13‑13‑6)
  Away TBD