The San Jose Sharks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 in overtime to clinch the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference, dropping the Kings to the No. 8 seed. The game capped a frenetic final day with all 30 NHL clubs in action over 12 hours, during which the Presidents' Trophy, two division titles, one conference title, seven of eight playoff match-ups and 11 of 16 playoff seeds were determined.
The match-ups for the Conference Quarter-Final round of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs are:
|Series 'A'||1||NY Rangers||vs||8||OTTAWA|
|Series 'C'||3||Florida||vs||6||New JerseY|
|Series 'E'||1||Vancouver||vs||8||LOS ANGELES|
|Series 'F'||2||St. Louis||vs||7||SAN JOSE|
The NHL will announce the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoff schedule Sunday afternoon.