Jim Dahl's College Hockey Ranked

New ranking tables and tools

Written on December 16, 2016 | 1 comment

I’m pleased to announce CollegeHockeyRanked’s new ratings tables and tools. Though everything covered by this announcement is based on a previous product from another site of mine, SiouxSports.com, each has been redesigned from the ground up. The rankings include tables for RPI, PWR, and KRACH plus a comparison table of teams’ ranks across multiple ranking […]

KRACH predicts the 2016 NCAA tournament

Written on March 21, 2016 | 4 comments

Everyone’s favorite college hockey ranking scheme, KRACH, is also a favorite way to predict the odds of each team winning a game. I used KRACH to predict each tournament team’s odds of winning it’s first round game, advancing out of the regional, winning a semifinal game, and winning the national championship.

What Yale, Northeastern and Minnesota Duluth need

Written on March 19, 2016

Remember that 11 teams are already in. These teams can’t get in at-large, but can claim a spot by winning their conference tournament: Minnesota Robert Morris or RIT Minnesota State or Ferris State These teams are hoping for at-large bids: Yale (idle) Minnesota-Duluth Northeastern The Big Ten Championship is the biggest determinant of who gets […]

Friday night update

Written on March 19, 2016 | 2 comments

These 11 teams are locks: North Dakota Quinnipiac St Cloud St Providence Boston College Denver Michigan Mass.-Lowell Boston University Harvard Notre Dame These teams are hoping for at-large bids: Yale (idle) Minnesota-Duluth Northeastern These teams can claim a spot by winning their conference tournament: Minnesota Robert Morris or RIT Minnesota State or Ferris State Each […]

What could be decided by today’s games

Written on March 18, 2016 | 3 comments

We’re not particularly likely to know a lot more about who’s in or out after today’s games because there aren’t a lot of edge cases that just depend on one or two outcomes. Instead, there’s a decent size group of teams fighting for the middle and we probably won’t know who makes it until they’re all either eliminated or have […]

PWR Top 20

1 Penn State
2 Denver
3 Minnesota-Duluth
4 Boston University
5 Mass.-Lowell
6 Union
7 North Dakota
8 Minnesota
9 Western Michigan
10 Harvard
11 Cornell
12 Vermont
13 Ohio State
14 Boston College
15 St. Lawrence
16 Nebraska-Omaha
17 St Cloud St
18 Notre Dame
19 Providence
20 Robert Morris
Full PWR Rankings