NHL Wild Card Watch: Rangers could jump in last playoff spot today

So what happens when you rattle off 11 wins in February? Well, you put yourself in a position to jump into the last Wild Card spot. Let’s take a look at the latest.

Playoff Odds

Wild Card Watch

Last night the Islanders lost to the Bruins keeping them within reach for the 1st wild card spot at 78 points. Carolina lost in OT to Montreal and have 75 points. Should the Rangers win today against Philly, and the Jackets lose to Vancouver, New York would hold the last spot because of the first tie breaker which is regulation wins (RW). David Quinn’s charges would also be just 2 points away from the Islanders and the 1 WC spot.

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