WHEN THE PLAYOFFS START WEDNESDAY
FINAL UPDATE: April 10, 2011 at 8:24 p.m.
FULL NHL STANDINGS
|8||the blackhawks backed into the postseason thanks to a wild victory over dallas that eliminated the stars in the final game of the nhl regular season...vancouver and chicago split their season series, 2-2.|
|2||VS||7||the division rivals will go at it as 4 of 5 pacific division teams made the postseason...the sharks and kings split the season series, 3-3.|
|3||VS||6||in a rematch of last year's 1st round 7-game series, the wings draw the coyotes...the teams split their season series, 2-2.|
|4||VS||5||in the season's final weekend, the ducks shoot all the way up from 7th to gain home ice advantage in the 1st round...nashville won the season series, 3-1.|
WILD NOTES: The Wild eliminated the Dallas Stars in the final game of the NHL's regular season with a 5-3 win on Sunday.
|1||VS||8||the rangers get into the postseason with a hurricanes loss on saturday night, and now face the caps, who the rangers beat 3 out of 4 times.|
|2||VS||7||the flyers move back into the 2 seed and draw the sabres...the 2 teams split their season series, 2-2.|
|3||VS||6||the bruins and habs will renew their heated rivalry in the 1st round...The Canadiens won the season series with the b's, 4-2.|
|4||VS||5||the penguins will get the lightning in the 1st round...the two teams split their season series, 2-2.|