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The Race

The playoff push is on and the Winnipeg Jets have two potential routes to the post-season, winning the Southeast Division outright and qualifying as the third seed in the Eastern Conference or by finishing in the top eight in the conference. Here’s a look at the Jets and the teams they are battling at this stage:

 Florida Panthers

Florida Panthers' Stephen Weiss (9) and Carolina Hurricanes' Tim Gleason (6) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, March 11, 2012.

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Florida Panthers' Stephen Weiss (9) and Carolina Hurricanes' Tim Gleason (6) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Sunday, March 11, 2012.

 RECORD: 32-23-13, 77 pts. — first in Southeast Division; 3rd in Eastern Conference GAMES REMAINING: 14 (7 home, 7 away)

 GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 4 ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 78.9% (from www.sportsclubstats.com)

 TRENDING: Shutout Carolina 2-0 Sunday to stay atop the Southeast.

 Winnipeg Jets

 RECORD: 32-29-8, 72 pts. — third in Southeast Division; 9th in Eastern Conference GAMES REMAINING: 13 (6 home, 7 away)

 GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 7 ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 23.2%

 TRENDING: Momentum from a 5-1-2 homestand gone after two losses on road trip. Three in a row at home coming up this week.

 Washington capitals

 RECORD: 35-28-6, 76 pts. — second in Southeast Division; 8th in Eastern Conference GAMES REMAINING: 13 (6 home, 9 away)

 GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 6 ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 77.2%

 TRENDING: Sunday’s 2-zip victory over the Leafs was their third straight and the Caps now embark on a five-game road trip that brings them to Winnipeg on Friday

 Tampa Bay Lightning

 RECORD: 31-30-7, 69 pts. — fourth in Southeast Division; 11th in Eastern Conference GAMES REMAINING: 14

 (8 home, 6 away)

 GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 6

 ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 5.1%

 TRENDING: Six games remaining on seven-game homestand that started Saturday night with a 4-2 loss to Carolina.

 Buffalo Sabres

 RECORD: 32-29-8, 72 pts. — third in Northeast Division; 10th in Eastern Conference GAMES REMAINING: 13 (6 home, 7 away)

 GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 6 ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 12.2%

 TRENDING: Sabres hanging in there after going 7-2-1 in their last 10.

 

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