Playoff Watch: April 7, 2011

The Carolina Hurricanes are still in the playoff race following last night’s huge 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

The updated Eastern Conference standings:

Game to Watch:

The Atlanta Thrashers next two games are huge. They play the Rangers tonight and then face the Hurricanes tomorrow. That means they could determine who gets that last playoff spot. The Rangers currently are only two points ahead of the Hurricanes. Therefore, a victory tonight is crucial.