Last night, the Flyers totally screwed the pooch and didn't make our lives any easier. All we can do is win and hope.
Standings and magic numbers
It doesn't look good, Bob.
|FE3||Detroit Red Wings||80||41||28||11||93||39||4||97||--||4||2|
A loss to the Red Wings tonight would push the Bruins out of contention for a Flortheast playoff spot, but we could still catch Philly...maybe.
Most Important Game: Boston Bruins vs Detroit Red Wings
Again, a loss to the Red Wings of any kind will take us out of contention for that third Flortheast playoff spot. And the Red Wings will make the playoffs again, and all of our voodoo will have been for nothing. A win would tie us with Detroit, but they have far more ROW than we do. They've got one more game after this, and so do we. Tough stuff.
Second-Most Important Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Oh dear. The Flyers have three more games including tonight's. They just got blown out by the Red Wings, and they're playing at home vs. Toronto. This has Flyers win written all over it. Root for Toronto. It could screw up their draft position a little, and also help us make the playoffs in the Wildcard 2 position...which could lead to a swift death at the hands of Washington. Orrrrr revenge for 2012. Just saying.