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Sunday: Today's clinching scenarios

4/3/2011

No. 3 Washington (idle) can clinch the Southeast Division title if ...

• If Tampa Bay loses to Chicago in regulation.

No. 3 Detroit can clinch the Central Division title if ...

• It beats Minnesota in regulation or overtime.

• Or it beats Minnesota in a shootout AND Chicago either beats Tampa Bay in a shootout or loses in regulation, overtime or shootout.

• Or it earns one point versus Minnesota AND Chicago loses to Tampa Bay in regulation, overtime or shootout.

No. 4 Los Angeles (idle) can clinch a Western playoff berth if ...

• Dallas loses in regulation versus Anaheim.

No. 5 Phoenix (idle) can clinch a Western Conference playoff berth if ...

• Dallas loses in regulation, overtime or shootout versus Anaheim.

No. 7 Anaheim can clinch a Western Conference playoff berth if ...

• It beats Dallas in regulation.