TRACK LIVE: Sunday's final games until the Stanley Cup playoffs begin

Posted by Abbey Pendleton on September 7th, 2017

TRACK LIVE: Sunday's final games until the Stanley Cup playoffs begin

The last day's the totally normal season is now. The playoff teams were determined after Friday night's games, and Saturday helped shape C.J. Prosise Jersey the matchups. Four teams' playoff matchups or home ice statuses remain to be up in the actual environment. The Stanley Cup playoffs get underway April 16.

P-Presidents' Trophy, L-locked in, X-clinched, Y-top conference record

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

P- Boston Bruins (117 pts, 1 game remaining)

L-Tampa Bay Lightning (101 pts)

L-Montreal Canadiens (100 pts)

Metropolitan Division

L-Pittsburgh Penguins (108 pts, 1 game remaining)

L- The big apple Rangers (96 pts)

L-Philadelphia Flyers (93 pts, 1 game remaining)

Wild Card

L-Columbus Blue Jackets (93 points)

L- Detroit Red Wings (93 pts)

Western Conference

Central Division

L- Colorado Avalanche (111 pts, 1 game remaining)

L- St. Louis Blues (111 pts)

L-Chicago Blackhawks (107 pts)

Pacific Division

Y-Anaheim Ducks (114 pts, 1 game remaining)

L-San Jose Sharks (111 pts)

L-Los Angeles Kings (100 pts)

Wild Card

L-Minnesota Wild (98 pts, 1 game remaining)

L-Dallas Stars (91 pts, 1 game remaining)

Current Matchups (at the time of Sunday morning)

In the newest playoff format, the absolute best seed in every division plays on the list of wild card teams in its conference. The division leader with more points plays the wild card team while using the least points. The next and third seeds in every division play one another during the first round. Matchups you start with L- signify it is kept in.

Eastern Conference

L-Detroit Red Wings (Wild card No. 2) at Boston Bruins (Conference champ) Detroit leads season series, 2-1

L-Montreal Canadiens (Division No. 3) at Earl Thomas JerseyTampa Bay Lightning (Division No. 2) Tampa Bay leads season series, 2-1

L-Columbus Blue Jackets (Wild card No. 1) at Pittsburgh Penguins (Division champ) Pittsburgh leads season series, 5-0

L-Philadelphia Flyers (Division No. 3) at The big apple Rangers (Division No. 2) Season series tied, 2-2

Western Conference

L-Dallas Stars (Wild card No. 2) at Anaheim Ducks (Conference leader) Dallas leads season series, Kelvin Taylor Jersey 2-1

L-Los Angeles Kings (Division No. 3) at San Jose Sharks (Division No. 2) Texas leads season series, 3-2

L-Minnesota Wild (Wild card No. 1) at Colorado Avalanche (Division leader) Colorado leads season series, 4-1

L-Chicago Blackhawks (Division No. 3) at St. Louis Blues (Division No. 2) St. Louis leads season series, 3-2

Saturday recap

Philadelphia Flyers 4, Pittsburgh Penguins 3 (OT)

The Flyers and Penguins had the actual po sibility to fulfill through the first round of your Cassius Marsh Jersey playoffs, but Philadelphia escaped along with a suggest avoid that. Instead, the Flyers residing in their position because third team with the Metropolitan Division all of which will use the Los angeles Rangers.

Montreal Canadiens1, Manhattan Rangers 0 (OT)

Brian Gionta delivered the OT winner for Montreal, pushing the team's points total to 100 and moving over the Lightning after the proce s for second add the Atlantic division. Each of the teams would be matched up in the first round regardle s of, with home ice driven by the result of Tampa Bay's final game on Sunday

Columbus Blue Jackets 3, Florida Panthers 2

By virtue with the win, Columbus secured the original wild-card spot on the East, meaning it gets to accept the Penguins inside first round. The Red Wings, now locked in in to the second wild card, must use the Presidents' Trophy-winning Bruins.

Sunday games

Tampa Bay Lightning 1, Washington Capitals 0 (SO)

All Tampa Bay needed to do Sunday for home ice with the first round was receive a win. The Lightning been able to achieve that, and now have earned home ice inside their first- Ron Shields Jersey round matchup aided by the Canadiens, finishing one point prior to them inside regular season.

Detroit Red Wings 3, St. Louis Blues 0; Colorado Avalanche at Anaheim Ducks

With the Blues' lo s their sixth straight defeat to get rid of the year the matchups are positioned under western culture. Considering that the Avalanche own the tiebreaker over St. Louis, even in the event Colorado loses Sunday it should win the Central Division. That means the Avalanche is going to take on wild card Minnesota inside the first round, although the Blues is going to be harmonized together with the Blackhawks.

Though the Red Wings finish 12 months tied with Columbus in points, nowhere Jackets own the tiebreaker, so Detroit is required to happy with your next wild card.

Abbey Pendleton

About the Author

Abbey Pendleton
Joined: September 7th, 2017
Articles Posted: 21