With the Sabres in the biggest game of the season, there is one more game to watch that has playoff implications for the Sabres
Rangers vs. Flyers
Season Series: Flyers 4-1
Change in Playoff Chances: Flyers win (+4.4%); Rangers win (-4.6%)
The Philadelphia Flyers have had their way with the Rangers this season, winning the first four games of the series. The Rangers found their revenge with a 7-0 win on March 6th. If the Rangers win, the Sabres would move into the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference. A loss and a Hurricanes win would find the Rangers out of the playoffs.
With the overtime loss and Hurricanes win last night, the Sabres chances of making the playoffs dropped 5.3% to 82.6%. With a win against the Hurricanes, those chances increase 16.4%, a loss decrease them 18.6%. Below is the chart of the top five most likely records to finish the season and their respective playoff chances:
|Record||Chance of Making Playoffs|