Playoff Scenarios -- After Saturday Night's Games

Sunday, 04.10.2011 / 12:29 AM CT / Nashville Predators Playoffs Coverage
By Jay Levin  - Nashville Predators
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Playoff Scenarios -- After Saturday Night\'s Games
The Preds finished the regular season with 99 points and 38 regulation/overtime wins, meaning the Preds can end up in the No. 5, No. 6, or No. 7 seed. We'll be updating options as games go final, but the seeding will not be secured until after tomorrow's game between Detroit and Chicago.

On Saturday Nashville lost in regulation at St. Louis, Phoenix lost in regulation at San Jose, and Anaheim beat LA in regulation leaving the following scenarios in play tomorrow...

Nashville finished 3-1-0 vs. Anaheim this season (6-2 points lead) and out-scored the Ducks 17-11 in the four games.
Nashville earns the #5 seed if…
Detroit wins (regulation or overtime/shootout) -- first round match-up: Nashville at Anaheim
Anaheim would finish with 99 points (Anaheim would own all tie breakers), Nashville with 99 points, Phoenix with 99 points (Nashville would own tie breaker), Los Angeles would finish with 98 points and Chicago would finish with 97 or 98 points (or Dallas with possible 97 points)


Nashville finished 4-1-1 vs. Detroit this season (9-4 points lead) and out-scored the Wings 18-12 in the six games.
Nashville earns the #6 seed if…
Chicago wins in regulation or overtime -- first round match-up: Nashville at Detroit
Anaheim would finish with 99 points (Anaheim would own all tie breakers), Chicago with 99 points (Chicago would have No. 2 spot in tie breaker), Nashville with 99 points (Nashville would own tie breaker vs. Phoenix), Phoenix with 99 points, Los Angeles would finish with 98 or 99 points (LA would have last priority in tiebreaker)


Nashville finished 2-0-2 vs. San Jose this season (6-4 points lead), with an even 8-8 goal total (all four games were decided by one goal).
Nashville earns #7 seed…
Chicago wins in a shootout -- first round match-up: Nashville at San Jose
Anaheim would finish with 99 points (Anaheim would own all tie breakers), Chicago with 99 points (Chicago would have No. 2 spot in tie breaker), Phoenix with 99 points (Phoenix would have No. 3 spot in tie breaker), Nashville with 99 points (Nashville would lose all tie breakers), Los Angeles would finish with 98


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  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

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SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Wilson 10 3 5 6 8
S. Weber 10 3 4 -4 7
R. Johansen 10 3 4 1 7
R. Josi 10 0 7 -3 7
M. Ekholm 10 3 2 3 5
J. Neal 10 3 1 -2 4
M. Fisher 10 2 2 -2 4
F. Forsberg 10 2 2 -7 4
R. Ellis 10 0 3 1 3
C. Smith 7 1 1 2 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 5 5 0 .920 2.33
C. Hutton 0 0 0 .000 0.00