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Playoff clinching scenarios for Sunday, April 5

by NHL Public Relations / NHL.com

With seven days remaining in the regular season, there are nine berths up for grabs in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

These are the clinching scenarios for games Sunday:

* The New York Islanders (idle) would clinch a playoff berth if the Ottawa Senators lose in regulation.

* The Washington Capitals would clinch a playoff berth if they defeat the Detroit Red Wings in any fashion AND the Senators lose in any fashion OR if they get one point AND the Senators lose in regulation.

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