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Saturday's playoff clinching scenarios

Saturday, 04.10.2010 / 7:10 PM / Drive to the Playoffs

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

#2 New Jersey Devils would clinch the Atlantic Division...

* if they defeat the New York Islanders AND the Pittsburgh Penguins lose in regulation to the Atlanta Thrashers

#6 Boston Bruins would clinch a playoff berth...

* if they get at least one point against the Carolina Hurricanes

The Bruins have clinched a playoff berth with a 4-2 victory over Carolina.

#6 Boston Bruins would clinch the #6 playoff seed...

* if they defeat the Carolina Hurricanes AND the Montreal Canadiens lose (in regulation or overtime/shootout) to the Toronto Maple Leafs

#7 Montreal Canadiens would clinch a playoff berth...

* if they get at least one point against the Toronto Maple Leafs

WESTERN CONFERENCE

#1 Chicago Blackhawks (idle) would clinch the #1 playoff seed...

* if the San Jose Sharks lose in regulation to the Phoenix Coyotes

Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level