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The Race

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This article was published 24/3/2012 (3061 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

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:

Ottawa Senators

RECORD: 38-28-10, 86 pts. -- second in Northeast Division; 7th in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 6 (2 home, 4 away)

GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 3

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS:

91.3%

(from www.sportsclubstats.com)

TRENDING: Defeated the visiting Penguins 8-4 Saturday night.

Florida Panthers

RECORD: 36-24-14, 86 pts. -- First in Southeast Division; 3rd in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 8 (3 home, 5 away)

GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 2

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS:

97.0%

TRENDING: Are 7-2-2 in their last 10 and may now be eyeing second spot in the conference, currently held by Boston. The Bruins do have one more point than the Panthers and a game in hand.

Washington Capitals

RECORD: 37-30-8, 82 pts. -- second in Southeast Division; 9th in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 7 (4 home, 3 away)

GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 4

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS:

59.8%

TRENDING: Home to the Wild Sunday, then face the Sabres in a critical contest on Tuesday.

Buffalo Sabres

RECORD: 37-29-10, 84 pts. -- third in Northeast Division; 8th in Eastern Conference

GAMES REMAINING: 6 (2 home, 4 away)

GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 4

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS:

46.6%

TRENDING: Beat visiting Minnesota 3-1 on Saturday.

Winnipeg Jets

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

GAMES REMAINING: 7 (3 home, 4 away)

GAMES VS. PLAYOFF TEAMS: 4

ODDS OF MAKING PLAYOFFS:

5.1%

TRENDING: The Jets lost 3-1 in Nashville Saturday night and are now 5-5-0 in their last 10 games.

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