The Blackhawks and Flames didn't do the Predators any favors last night, dropping home games to Edmonton and St. Louis respectively and tightening the playoff chase in the West. Tonight, there's surprisingly little relevant action on the scoreboard:
Columbus @ Florida, 6 p.m. Central: The Blue Jackets appear headed for their first-ever playoff berth, but it's not sewn up yet, and the Preds would like to make a stab at the highest playoff seed possible.
Here's snapshot of the standings headed into tonight's action...
Lastly, I thought I'd open the following question for discussion; which of the playoff contenders do you NOT want to make the postseason? We've still got seven teams fighting over three spots... is it traditional division rivals like Columbus or St. Louis? Craig Leipold's new team, the Wild? The Goons-R-Us squad in Anaheim? Let's hear what you think...
Which of the playoff contenders are you cheering against most to not make the playoffs?
Columbus (14 votes)
Edmonton (13 votes)
St. Louis (9 votes)
Anaheim (11 votes)
Dallas (12 votes)
Minnesota (19 votes)
78 total votes