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The Race

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This article was published 26/3/2012 (1522 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

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

RECORD: 36-24-15, 87 pts -- First in Southeast Division; 3rd in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 7 (2 home, 5 away)

GAMES VS PLAYOFF TEAMS: 1

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 96.2%

(from www.sportsclubstats.com)

TRENDING: Panthers have been steady at keeping their distance, have four in a row in the road n ow.

Winnipeg Jets

RECORD: 35-32-8, 78 pts -- third in Southeast Division; 10th in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 6 (2 home, 4 away)

GAMES VS PLAYOFF TEAMS: 2

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 4.1%

TRENDING: Road woes have undone so many possibilities but Jets ... (some reference to how far back they are or Monday's result).

Washington Capitals

RECORD: 38-30-8, 84 pts -- second in Southeast Division; 8th in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 6 (3 home, 3 away)

GAMES VS PLAYOFF TEAMS: 3

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 68.6%

TRENDING: Facing huge showdown tonight at home to Buffalo, then alternate road and home games the rest of the way.

Buffalo Sabres

RECORD: 37-29-10, 84 pts -- third in Northeast Division; 9th in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 6 (2 home, 4 away)

GAMES VS PLAYOFF TEAMS: 4

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS: 40.9%

TRENDING: Continuing to get points (7-1-2 in last 10) has been key for Sabres. Face major contest Tuesday in Washington, then Penguins, then back-to-back with Leafs.

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