NHL playoff watch: Bruins-Capitals sport tops Sunday’s crowded record

NHL playoff watch: Bruins-Capitals game tops Sunday's crowded list

Due to some early begin instances, Sunday’s NHL schedule offers us one other “hockey all day” really feel, arguably kicking off one of the best sport of the day because the Boston Bruins go to the Washington Capitals at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Though neither staff has formally snatched a spot in a playoff match, it seems that each groups are on their means; The Bruins are at present third within the Atlantic Division and play with the Toronto Maple Leafs within the first spherical, whereas the Berets have the No. 2 wild card within the East, and can face the Florida Panthers. Boston received the primary two video games of the season sequence (7-3 in DC on January 10, and 4-3 in Boston on January 20).

Later within the day, we’ll be keeping track of two extra potential Remaining Match video games, with the Pittsburgh Penguins internet hosting the Nashville Predators, whereas the Los Angeles Kings go to the Minnesota Wild.

As we enter the ultimate section of the 2021-22 common season, it is time to test in on all the playoff races – together with groups vying for a spot within the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery.

Be aware: Remaining chances are high by way of FiveThirtyEight. Tragic numbers courtesy of Damien Echivarreta from the NHL.

leap ahead:
Present play-off matches
At this time’s Video games
scores final evening
Expanded association
The race to choose #1

Present play-off matches

Japanese Convention

A1 Florida Panthers vs. WC2 Washington Capitals
A2 Toronto Maple Leafs vs A3 Boston Bruins
M1 Carolina Hurricanes vs.WC1 Tampa Bay Lightning
M2 New York Rangers vs M3 Pittsburgh Penguin

Western Convention

C1 Colorado Avalanche vs WC2 Dallas Stars
C2 St. Louis Blues vs. C3 Minnesota Wild
P1 Calgary Flames vs WC1 Nashville Predators
P2 Edmonton Oilers vs P3 Los Angeles Kings


At this time’s Video games

Be aware: All instances are EST. All off-market and non-TNT video games can be found on ESPN+

Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals, 1:30 p.m. (TNT)
Nashville Predators at Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 p.m. (TNT)
Buffalo Sabers at Tampa Bay Lightning, 5 p.m.
Los Angeles Kings at Minnesota Wild, 5 p.m.
Anaheim Geese in Carolina Hurricanes, 6 p.m.
Dallas Stars at Chicago Blackhawks, 7 p.m.
Winnipeg Jets at Ottawa Senators, 7:30 p.m.


Final evening’s scoreboard

Watch Within the Crease on ESPN+ for the highlights from every match.

New Jersey Devils 3, Dallas Stars 1
Washington Capitals 6, Pittsburgh Penguins 3
Florida Panthers 4, Nashville Predators 1
Toronto Maple Leafs 3, Montreal Canadiens 2
Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Detroit Purple Wings 4 (OT)
New York Rangers 5, Ottawa Senators 1
Calgary Flames 4, Seattle Kraken 1
Anaheim Dx 5, Philadelphia Flyers 3
St. Louis Blues 6, New York Islands 1
Colorado Avalanche 2, Edmonton Oilers 1 (SO)
Vancouver Canucks 4, San Jose Sharks 2
Vegas Golden Nights 6, Arizona Coyotes 1


Expanded association

Atlantic Division

factors: 108
Organizing wins: 38
separator middle: A 1
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: vs Anna (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 100%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 100
Organizing wins: 40
separator middle: A2
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: vs BUF (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 100%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 95
Organizing wins: 35
separator middle: A3
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: @WSH (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: > 99%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 94
Organizing wins: 32
separator middle: WC1
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: vs BUF (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: > 99%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 66
Organizing wins: 17
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: towards. OTT (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H

factors: 63
Organizing wins: 20
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: @ TB (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H

factors: 58
Organizing wins: 22
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: vs WPG (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H

factors: 51
Organizing wins: 14
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: vs WPG (Mon)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H


Metropolitan Division

factors: 100
Organizing wins: 40
separator middle: m 1
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: towards ANA (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: 100%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 100
Organizing wins: 39
separator middle: m 2
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: towards CAR (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 100%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 92
Organizing wins: 33
separator middle: M3
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: towards NSH (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: > 99%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 88
Organizing wins: 30
separator middle: WC2
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: vs BOS (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: > 99%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 75
Organizing wins: 31
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: In entrance of the home (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities:
Tragic quantity: 9

factors: 74
Organizing wins: 23
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: vs. MTL (Wednesday)
Playoff Possibilities:
Tragic quantity: 4

factors: 57
Organizing wins: 18
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: @ WSH (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H

factors: 56
Organizing wins: 17
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: @ ARI (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H


Central Division

factors: 110
Organizing wins: 42
separator middle: C1
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: vs LA (Wednesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 100%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 94
Organizing wins: 38
separator middle: C2
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: @ BOS (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: > 99%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 92
Organizing wins: 31
separator middle: C3
Remaining matches: 12
Subsequent match: vs Los Angeles (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: > 99%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 86
Organizing wins: 34
separator middle: WC1
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: @PIT (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: 94%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 84
Organizing wins: 26
separator middle: WC2
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: @ CHI (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: 77%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 77
Organizing wins: 26
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: @OTT (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities:
Tragic quantity: 13

factors: 59
Organizing wins: fifteenth
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: Reverse DAL (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H

factors: 49
Organizing wins: 16
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: vs New Jersey (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H


Pacific Division

factors: 97
Organizing wins: 39
separator middle: P1
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: vs. SEA (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: > 99%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 90
Organizing wins: 33
separator middle: P2
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: @MIN (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 97%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 86
Organizing wins: 29
separator middle: p 3
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: @MIN (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities: 70%
Tragic quantity: Unavailable

factors: 84
Organizing wins: 32
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: @fan (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 53%
Tragic quantity: 18

factors: 80
Organizing wins: 29
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: vs VGK (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 9%
Tragic quantity: 14

factors: 70
Organizing wins: 20
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 9
Subsequent match: @ CAR (Sunday)
Playoff Possibilities:
Tragic quantity: 4

factors: 67
Organizing wins: 20
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 11
Subsequent match: @NSH (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities:
Tragic quantity: 5

factors: 52
Organizing wins: 20
separator middle: Unavailable
Remaining matches: 10
Subsequent match: @CGY (Tuesday)
Playoff Possibilities: 0%
Tragic quantity: H


The race to choose #1

The NHL makes use of draft lotteries to find out the rating on the high of the primary spherical, so a staff that finishes final doesn’t assure a #1 choice. As of 2021, a staff might go up a most of 10 factors if it wins the lottery, so solely 11 groups qualify. To drag the primary test. Full particulars in regards to the course of might be discovered right here.

factors: 49
Organizing wins: 16

factors: 51
Organizing wins: 14

factors: 52
Organizing wins: 20

factors: 56
Organizing wins: 17

factors: 57
Organizing wins: 18

factors: 58
Organizing wins: 22

factors: 59
Organizing wins: fifteenth

factors: 63
Organizing wins: 20

factors: 66
Organizing wins: 17

factors: 67
Organizing wins: 20

factors: 70
Organizing wins: 20

factors: 74
Organizing wins: 23

factors: 75
Organizing wins: 31

factors: 77
Organizing wins: 26

factors: 80
Organizing wins: 29

factors: 84
Organizing wins: 32