Found March 26, 2012 on Red Light District Hockey:
Thirteen days remain in the regular season and there are some key games that could decide playoff spots and seeds. Here are the five contests that will impact these races…1. Buffalo at Washington, March 27The eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference will likely come down to two teams: Buffalo and Washington. They will play each other this Tuesday night in D.C. in what will be their final chance to get a leg up on one another without having to watch out-of-town scores. Buffalo and Washington are tied with 84 points with six games to go. Their top stars, Alex Ovechkin and Ryan Miller, come into the game red-hot. The sprint to the finish is on, and Tuesday’s winner will get a nice head start.2. San Jose vs. Los Angeles, April 5 and 7Rivals San Jose and Los Angeles will finish the season playing a crucial home-and-home. It starts in L.A. next Thursday night before heading up to the Bay Area for the season finale next Saturday. As it stands right now, the two teams...
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