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Pairwise Comparison Ratings

Note: This chart is updated as each game result comes in. This chart includes all new 2013-14 RPI effects, like home-road weighting and the 'Quality Win Bonus.'

Rk Team PCWs RPI Rk QWB-† W-L-T Win % Wgtd Win % - ‡
1 Minnesota State 58 .5995 1 .0087 19-5-1 .7800 .7874
2 North Dakota 57 .5836 2 .0068 18-5-2 .7600 .7377
3 Boston University 55 .5797 3 .0062 15-4-4 .7391 .7333
4 Nebraska-Omaha 55 .5789 4 .0071 15-6-3 .6875 .6891
5 Harvard 55 .5714 5 .0065 12-4-2 .7222 .7263
6 Bowling Green 53 .5707 6 .0041 15-5-4 .7083 .7137
7 Minnesota-Duluth 52 .5698 7 .0103 14-9-1 .6042 .6048
8 Miami 51 .5659 8 .0081 15-9-0 .6250 .6228
9 Providence 50 .5651 9 .0072 16-8-1 .6600 .6613
10 Michigan Tech 49 .5624 10 .0036 18-7-1 .7115 .6963
11 Denver 48 .5588 11 .0061 14-8-1 .6304 .6226
12 Michigan 47 .5543 12 .0027 15-7-0 .6818 .6863
13 Boston College 46 .5535 13 .0044 15-8-2 .6400 .6529
14 Vermont 45 .5492 14 .0014 15-8-2 .6400 .6429
15 Mass.-Lowell 44 .5489 15 .0014 15-7-3 .6600 .6504
16 Yale 43 .5420 16 .0059 11-6-2 .6316 .6436
17 Colgate 41 .5400 17 .0000 14-8-2 .6250 .6333
18 Merrimack 41 .5356 19 .0029 13-8-3 .6042 .6081
19 Quinnipiac 40 .5393 18 .0007 15-8-1 .6458 .6325
20 Minnesota 39 .5314 20 .0029 11-9-2 .5455 .5392
21 Western Michigan 38 .5293 21 .0038 11-10-3 .5208 .5289
22 St. Lawrence 36 .5274 22 .0036 13-10-2 .5600 .5703
23 Robert Morris 36 .5212 23 .0008 17-5-4 .7308 .7148
24 Penn State 35 .5210 24 .0021 12-7-4 .6087 .5917
25 Northeastern 35 .5161 25 .0041 10-11-4 .4800 .4746
26 St. Cloud State 33 .5148 26 .0044 10-13-1 .4375 .4261
27 Northern Michigan 32 .5089 27 .0037 9-9-6 .5000 .5167
28 Bemidji State 31 .5068 28 .0064 9-12-3 .4375 .4324
29 Union 29 .5061 29 .0020 12-10-2 .5417 .5360
30 Clarkson 29 .5039 30 .0017 10-11-4 .4800 .4919
31 Cornell 28 .5034 31 .0040 8-9-2 .4737 .4511
32 Alaska-Fairbanks 27 .5026 32 .0034 12-13-1 .4808 .4797
33 Dartmouth 26 .4997 33 .0039 7-8-4 .4737 .4592
34 Mercyhurst 24 .4932 34 .0008 12-8-4 .5833 .5776
35 Notre Dame 24 .4873 35 .0023 10-13-3 .4423 .4231
36 Connecticut 24 .4862 36 .0036 7-12-5 .3958 .4095
37 Michigan State 22 .4856 37 .0000 9-11-2 .4545 .4528
38 Ohio State 22 .4849 38 .0031 7-13-2 .3636 .3826
39 Ferris State 20 .4841 39 .0007 11-13-1 .4600 .4634
40 Rensselaer 18 .4668 42 .0004 9-17-1 .3519 .3534
41 New Hampshire 17 .4767 40 .0048 8-14-2 .3750 .3596
42 Canisius 17 .4737 41 .0000 12-8-6 .5769 .5615
43 Bentley 17 .4664 43 .0000 11-11-3 .5000 .5124
44 Maine 17 .4641 44 .0006 10-15-1 .4038 .3790
45 Alabama-Huntsville 14 .4639 45 .0011 7-16-3 .3269 .3388
46 Alaska-Anchorage 13 .4619 46 .0000 7-11-4 .4091 .4048
47 Colorado College 12 .4608 47 .0018 5-16-1 .2500 .2577
48 RIT 10 .4606 48 .0000 9-11-4 .4583 .4706
49 Massachusetts 10 .4591 49 .0007 8-16-1 .3400 .3307
50 Air Force 9 .4570 50 .0000 11-13-3 .4630 .4724
51 Lake Superior 8 .4519 51 .0018 7-20-1 .2679 .2852
52 Holy Cross 8 .4466 52 .0000 8-12-5 .4200 .4298
53 Brown 6 .4340 53 .0020 4-15-0 .2105 .2174
54 Sacred Heart 5 .4305 54 .0000 7-15-4 .3462 .3411
55 Wisconsin 4 .4272 55 .0022 2-15-3 .1750 .1471
56 Princeton 3 .4086 56 .0002 2-14-1 .1471 .1250
57 Army 2 .3963 57 .0000 5-16-2 .2609 .2456
58 American Int'l 1 .3914 58 .0000 3-18-5 .2115 .2403
59 Niagara 0 .3743 59 .0000 3-19-2 .1667 .1610

* - RPI is adjusted because "bad wins" have been discarded. These are wins that cause a team's RPI to go down. (Explanation)

† - 'Quality Win Bonus'. For complete explanation of this and other factors, see our complete primer.

‡ - 'Weighted WL %' is the team's winning percentage after adjusting for home/road effects. See our complete primer.

Note: This chart represents the system used by the NCAA to select and seed teams for the NCAA Tournament. A detailed explanation can be found in our Primer. For the purposes of NCAA eligibility (and therefore KRACH), a team's record is based only on games against other Division I hockey schools which are eligible for the NCAA Tournament.

Note: CHN endorses KRACH as a replacement for the RPI.

RkTeamPWsComparisons Won
1Minnesota State58NDBUNOHaBGMDMmPvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
2North Dakota57BUNOHaBGMDMmPvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
3Boston University55NOBGMDMmPvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
4Nebraska-Omaha55HaBGMDMmPvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
5Harvard55BUBGMDMmPvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
6Bowling Green53MDMmPvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
7Minnesota-Duluth52MmPvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
8Miami51PvMTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
9Providence50MTDUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
10Michigan Tech49DUMiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
11Denver48MiBCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
12Michigan47BCVtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
13Boston College46VtMLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
14Vermont45MLYaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
15Mass.-Lowell44YaCgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
16Yale43CgMrQnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
17Colgate41MrMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
18Merrimack41QnMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
19Quinnipiac40CgMnWMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
20Minnesota39WMSLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
21Western Michigan38SLRMPSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
22St. Lawrence36RMPSSCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
23Robert Morris36PSNESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
24Penn State35NESCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
25Northeastern35SLSCNMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
26St. Cloud State33NMBSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
27Northern Michigan32BSUnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
28Bemidji State31UnCkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
29Union29CkCrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
30Clarkson29CrAkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
31Cornell28AkDaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
32Alaska-Fairbanks27DaMhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
33Dartmouth26MhNtCtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
34Mercyhurst24NtCtMSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
35Notre Dame24CtMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
36Connecticut24QnMSOSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
37Michigan State22OSFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
38Ohio State22MhFSRPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
39Ferris State20RPNHCaByMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
40Rensselaer18UnNHMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
41New Hampshire17CaByAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
42Canisius17RPByAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
43Bentley17RPMeAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
44Maine17NHCaAHAACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
45Alabama-Huntsville14AACCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
46Alaska-Anchorage13CCRTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
47Colorado College12RTMAAFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
48RIT10MAAFLSBnSHWiPnArAINi
49Massachusetts10AFLSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
50Air Force9LSHCBnSHWiPnArAINi
51Lake Superior8HCBnSHWiPnArAINi
52Holy Cross8RTBnSHWiPnArAINi
53Brown6SHWiPnArAINi
54Sacred Heart5WiPnArAINi
55Wisconsin4PnArAINi
56Princeton3ArAINi
57Army2AINi
58American Int'l1Ni
59Niagara0

Note: This chart represents the system used by the NCAA to select and seed teams for the NCAA Tournament. A detailed explanation can be found in our Primer. For the purposes of NCAA eligibility (and therefore KRACH), a team's record is based only on games against other Division I hockey schools which are eligible for the NCAA Tournament.

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