1st - TSN, 2nd - The Hockey News, 3rd - Hockey The Magazine

TSN had the best SO rank projections out of all forecasters.  They got 42.43 out of a possible 100 points. The Hockey News finished in close second place with 42.34 points while the Hockey Magazine had 34.50 points for third place.

See 2015/2016 Rankings for a breakdown of other statistical categories rankings.

More information about the ranking process can be found at Our Rationale and The Calculations.


There was only a 0.09 point difference between TSN and The Hockey News 1st and 2nd place. (Figure 1). 

Dobber earned less than halve of the points first and second place forecaster (Figure 1). 

Figure 1. SO ranking

The Hockey News had the lowest total absolute error in their SO rank predictions.  They were off by 438 spots (Figure 2), an average error of 10.95 spots per player.  

Figure 2. Total absolute rank error for all statistical categories