Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/3/12
The Florida Panthers are in prime position to end the NHL's longest active playoff drought Tuesday.

A victory over the visiting Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night would secure the Panthers' first-ever division title and clinch their first playoff berth since the 1999-2000 season.

Florida can also wrap up a playoff spot if Buffalo loses in regulation to the Toronto Maple Leafs, or if both the Panthers and Sabres lose in overtime or a shootout.
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