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Stanley Cup Playoff clinching scenarios for March 19

Blackhawks can earn berth; Blue Jackets get in with win against Devils

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Here are the Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for March 19: 

The Chicago Blackhawks will clinch a playoff berth:

* if they defeat the Colorado Avalanche at home (7 p.m. ET; NHLN, WGN, ATL, NHL.TV) in regulation or overtime AND the Los Angeles Kings lose at the Calgary Flames (9:30 p.m. ET; SN1, SNW, FS-W, NHL.TV) in any fashion or defeat the Flames in a shootout.

OR

* if they defeat the Avalanche in a shootout AND the Kings lose to the Flames in any fashion.

OR

* if they get one point against the Avalanche AND the Kings lose to the Flames in regulation.

The Columbus Blue Jackets became the second team this season to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-1 win against the New Jersey Devils

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