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Western Conference Playoff Picture

Friday, 04.4.2008 / 9:25 PM CT / Features
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Western Conference Playoff Picture
With just one day left in the NHL's regular season schedule, NashvillePredators.com will continue an in depth look at the playoff race in the Western Conference. Check back for information on games of interest in the Conference playoff race.

DEFINING THE RACE:
NashvillePredators.com will track the teams still alive in the Playoff Race within reach of the Nashville Predators. Categories listed will be the team's current playoff seed, points earned, wins (which is the first tie breaker at the end of the season), games remaining in the schedule, and the maximum points still available.

Seed Team Points (Wins) Gms Remain Max Pts
#6 Calgary 94 (42) 0 94
#7 Colorado 93 (43) 1 95
#8 NASHVILLE 91 (41) 0 91

Remaining Opponents
Calgary (0H/0A) - Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. TBA (San Jose or Minnesota)
Colorado (1H/0A) - MIN
Nashville (0H/0A) - Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. Detroit

NHL Tie Breakers
If two teams are tied at the end of the regular season, the NHL tie-breaker system goes as follows:
1) Greater number of games won during the entire season
2) Greater number points earned in the season series between the tied clubs
3) The greater differential between goals for and goals against for the entire regular season.

Nashville Tie Breaker Scenarios
vs. Colorado - Colorado wins tie breaker #1 Wins (43 to 41 - Nashville only has two games remaining)
vs. Calgary - Tie breaker #1 Wins is tied (41 to 41), Calgary won tie breaker #2 Season Series (5 points to 4 / 2-1-1 to 2-2-0)

Playoff Seeding Scenarios:
Detroit has secured the No. 1 seed -- face No. 8 seed Nashville in Conference Quarterfinals
San Jose has secured the No. 2 seed
Minnesota has secured the No. 3 seed
Anaheim has secured the No. 4 seed
Dallas can still finish in the No. 5 or No. 6 seed
Colorado can still finish in the No. 5, No. 6, or No. 7 seed
Calgary can still finish in the No. 6 or No. 7seed
Nashville has secured the No. 8 seed -- face No. 1 seed Detroit in Conference Quarterfinals


Upcoming Games of Interest:
Thursday, April 3
at Nashville d. St. Louis, 3-2
at Minnesota d. Calgary, 3-1
Edmonton d. Vancouver, 2-1

Friday, April 4
at Chicago d. Nashville, 3-1

Saturday, April 5
Calgary d. Vancouver, 7-1

Sunday, April 6
Minnesota at Colorado


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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Wilson 11 4 7 9 11
R. Josi 11 0 8 -3 8
M. Ekholm 11 3 4 5 7
S. Weber 11 3 4 -3 7
R. Johansen 11 3 4 1 7
J. Neal 11 4 2 1 6
M. Fisher 11 4 2 1 6
R. Ellis 11 0 5 2 5
F. Forsberg 11 2 2 -8 4
C. Smith 8 1 1 2 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 6 5 0 .922 2.22
C. Hutton 0 0 0 .000 0.00