There are three critical games tonight on the Western Conference docket, and while the Nashville Predators cannot clinch a berth this evening, the results could have a huge impact on playoff seeding.
Nobody wants the Hawks in the playoffs, right? Right. Let's go Blues.
A Sharks win (preferably in regulation) will keep Anaheim four points back of the Preds.
Finally, the big one - this game must end in regulation for the sake of Nashville's home-ice hopes. If you cheer for anything besides a 60 minute game, make it the Coyotes. They're probably a better matchup for the Preds should Nashville find themselves in the 4/5 series.
Discuss these and any of the rest of the night's NHL games below.