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Tue Feb 27 3:00 am

NHL - Week 21 of 28

Lightning Most Important Games

The Most Important Games for the Lightning are those games in the upcoming week whose outcome most changes the Lightning final playoff standings. The Importance Factor provides a relative importance between games. Lightning fans can use this table to identify the most interesting games in the upcoming week of play.

Lightning Most Important Games
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Game
Winner
Lightning Resultant Playoff Probabilities
Metropolitan Divisional Winners Atlantic Divisional Winners Wildcard No Playoffs No POs
1*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
2*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
3 1*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
2*
First Round Home
Ice Advantage
3 7 8 9
Lightning
(32‑23‑5)

vs
Flyers
(30‑22‑7)
13 Lightning Wins - - - 1% 4% 14% 29% 37% 16%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Flyers Wins - - - <1% 2% 9% 23% 38% 28%
Canucks
(38‑16‑6)

vs
Penguins
(26‑21‑8)
2 Canucks Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 38% 22%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Penguins Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 24%
Sharks
(15‑36‑5)

vs
Devils
(29‑25‑4)
2 Sharks Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 38% 21%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Devils Wins - - - <1% 3% 12% 25% 37% 23%
Red Wings
(32‑20‑6)

vs
Capitals
(27‑21‑9)
1 Red Wings Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 24% 40% 22%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Capitals Wins - - - <1% 3% 12% 29% 33% 23%
Panthers
(38‑16‑4)

vs
Sabres
(27‑27‑4)
1 Panthers Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Sabres Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 25% 37% 23%
Canadiens
(22‑28‑8)

vs
Coyotes
(23‑29‑5)
0 Canadiens Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 38% 23%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Coyotes Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 25% 37% 23%
Rangers
(39‑17‑3)

vs
Blue Jackets
(19‑28‑10)
0 Rangers Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Blue Jackets Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Maple Leafs
(33‑16‑8)

vs
Golden Knights
(32‑19‑7)
0 Maple Leafs Wins - - - <1% 3% 10% 26% 38% 22%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Golden Knights Wins - - - <1% 3% 12% 25% 36% 23%
Wild
(28‑24‑6)

vs
Hurricanes
(34‑18‑6)
0 Wild Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Hurricanes Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 23%
Predators
(32‑25‑2)

vs
Senators
(25‑28‑3)
0 Predators Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 25% 38% 23%
Current Probabilities - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 22%
Senators Wins - - - <1% 3% 11% 26% 37% 23%
  • 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
  • * denotes first round home ice advantage in the playoffs