Friday: Tonight's clinching scenarios

April, 8, 2011
4/08/11
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No. 1 Washington (idle) would clinch the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference if …
• Philadelphia loses to Buffalo in regulation, overtime or shootout.

No. 2 Philadelphia would clinch the Atlantic Division title if …
• It beats Buffalo AND Pittsburgh loses to the Islanders in regulation, overtime or shootout OR it gets one point against Buffalo AND Pittsburgh loses in regulation.

No. 6 Montreal (idle) would clinch the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference if …
• Buffalo loses to Philadelphia in regulation.

No. 7 Buffalo would clinch an Eastern Conference playoff berth if …
• It gets at least one point against Philadelphia OR Carolina loses to Atlanta in regulation, overtime or shootout.

No. 2 San Jose would clinch the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference if …
• It beats Phoenix in regulation or overtime AND Detroit loses to Chicago in regulation, overtime or shootout OR It beats Phoenix in a shootout AND Detroit loses to Chicago in regulation.

No. 4 Los Angeles would clinch the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference if …
• It defeats Anaheim AND Nashville loses to Columbus in regulation AND Phoenix loses to San Jose in regulation.

No. 5 Nashville would clinch a Western Conference playoff berth if …
• It gets at least one point against Columbus OR Dallas loses to Colorado in regulation, overtime or shootout.

No. 6 Phoenix would clinch a Western Conference playoff berth if …
• It gets at least on point against San Jose OR Dallas loses to Colorado in regulation, overtime or shootout OR Dallas defeats Colorado in a shootout.

No. 7 Anaheim would clinch a Western Conference playoff berth if …
• It defeats Los Angeles OR it gets one point against Los Angeles AND Dallas loses to Colorado in regulation, overtime or shootout OR Dallas loses to Colorado in regulation.

No. 8 Chicago would clinch a Western Conference playoff berth if …
• It defeats Detroit in regulation or overtime AND Dallas loses to Colorado in regulation, overtime or shootout, or defeats Colorado in a shootout OR it defeats Detroit in a shootout AND Dallas loses to Colorado in regulation, overtime or shootout.

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