Kevin Schultz, of Barry Melrose Rocks fame, thinks that the Miller's injury is too much to overcome to make the playoffs.
Other Playoff Foes
Habs Eyes on the Prize has a recap of the Flyers/Canadiens game last night.
Pensburgh has a recap of the Penguins/Blackhawks game last night.
The Panthers have sent Nick Boynton home for disciplinary reasons.
The NHL is saying that there were some issues with the video review in the Panthers/Rangers game.
Speculation is that Sean Avery will be called up from the Wolf Pack on Monday and that the Rangers are ready to pounce.
Around the Rest of the League
Brendon Witt has been suspended five games for an elbow he threw at Toronto's Niklas Hagman.
The Lightning have slashed some season tickets next year to the bargain basement price of $239. A ticket, for the whole season. It works out to $5.83 a game.
The people over at Baseball Prospectus have created a hockey version of the site for us stat geeks. Check out Puck Prospectus
Guerin has agreed to waive his no trade clause.
Eastern Conference Standings
With the Montreal and Pittsburgh wins last night, here's how the conference shakes out.
|1. Boston||92 points|
|2 Washington||83 points|
|3. New Jersey||81 points|
|4. Philadelphia||76 points|
|5. Montreal||73 points|
|6. Florida||70 points|
|7. New York Rangers||70 points|
|8. Buffalo||69 points|
|9. Carolina||69 points|
|10. Pittsburgh||66 points
Today is filled with a handful of games on the docket. Florida at New Jersey at 1 pm, San Jose at Montreal at 7 pm, Buffalo at New York Islanders at 7 pm, Colorado at New York Rangers at 7pm, and Carolina at Atlanta at 7pm
To finish up I'll leave you with this little nugget that was played before the Sabres/Canes game on Thursday. This comes from Life and Times of a Caniac: