by PA Stats Inc - April 11, 2009 12:23 AM EDT
Vancouver (44-27-10) at Colorado (32-44-4), 3:00 p.m. EDT DENVER (AP) -- Heading into the final weekend of the season, the Vancouver Canucks are still vying for their third division title in five years.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 6:55 PM EDT
By Kate Hedlin Stats Writer Boston (52-18-10) at Buffalo (40-32-9), 4:00 p.m. EDT BUFFALO, New York (AP) -- The Boston Bruins won't have to worry about their struggles in Buffalo during the postseason, but a win there on Saturday will be necessary to have any chance at the Presidents' Trophy.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 5:48 PM EDT
By Anthony Giornalista Stats Senior Writer Tampa Bay (24-39-18) at Atlanta (34-41-6), 7:00 p.m. EDT ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Thrashers and Tampa Bay Lightning have been two of the league's worst teams this season.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 4:19 PM EDT
By Anthony Giornalista Stats Senior Writer Ottawa (36-34-11) at Toronto (33-35-13), 7:00 p.m. EDT TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a playoff drought that is unprecedented in their history.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 2:44 PM EDT
By Dan Pieringer Stats Writer Carolina (45-29-7) at New Jersey (50-27-4), 1:00 p.m. EDT NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) -- The New Jersey Devils have locked up the No.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 1:56 PM EDT
By Justin Einhorn STATS Senior Editor SAN JOSE (53-17-11) at LOS ANGELES (33-37-11), 4:00 p.m. EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For a second straight game, the San Jose Sharks can claim the Presidents' Trophy by beating one of the NHL's worst teams.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 1:54 PM EDT
By Dan Pieringer Stats Writer Washington (50-23-8) at Florida (40-30-11) 7:00 pm. EDT SUNRISE, Florida (AP) -- The Washington Capitals finally know exactly where they'll finish in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 1:50 PM EDT
By Anthony Giornalista Stats Senior Writer Philadelphia (43-26-11) at NY Islanders (26-45-9), 2:00 p.m. EDT UNIONDALE, New York (AP) -- With two games left in the regular season, the Philadelphia Flyers can't afford to remain in a scoring slump.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 2:58 AM EDT
By Andy Lefkowitz Stats Editor Dallas (36-35-10) at Anaheim (41-33-6), 10:00 p.m. EDT ANAHEIM, California (AP) -- A total of two points over the regular season's final two games will ensure the Anaheim Ducks reach the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year.
by PA Stats Inc - April 10, 2009 12:48 AM EDT
By Alan Ferguson Stats Writer Nashville (40-33-8) at Minnesota (38-33-9) 8:00 p.m. EDT ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) -- Minnesota Wild coach Jacques Lemaire might be behind the bench for his final home game on Friday night.
by PA Stats Inc - April 9, 2009 12:10 AM EDT
By Brett Huston Stats Writer Buffalo (39-32-9) at Carolina (45-28-7), 7:00 EDT p.m. RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) -- Fighting for their playoff lives in the middle of March, the Carolina Hurricanes knew that if they were going to qualify for the postseason they'd need a strong finish.
by PA Stats Inc - April 8, 2009 6:40 PM EDT
By Kate Hedlin Stats Writer Nashville (39-33-8) at Detroit (51-19-9) 7:30 p.m. EDT DETROIT (AP) -- When they faced the Detroit Red Wings just 10 days ago, the Nashville Predators were in seventh place in the Western Conference.