Right now, West trumps East in NHL
1. East versus West
OK, so just how bad is the Eastern Conference? Well, at one point last week, the last-place team in the Western Conference would have been on the bubble to make the playoffs in the East. As of Monday morning, the 11th-place Minnesota Wild and their 37 points would have been sitting comfortably in eighth in the East. Six of the eight bottom teams in the NHL in terms of point production hail from the East: the Carolina Hurricanes, the Philadelphia Flyers, the New York Islanders, ...
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