The Edmonton Oilers (9-8-1) play host to the Vegas Golden Knights (8-10-1) on Sunday evening.
The Vancouver Canucks (10-8-2) play host to the Montreal Canadiens (9-6-3) at the Rogers Arena on Saturday evening.
The Winnipeg Jets (11-5-1) and Buffalo Sabres (10-6-2) meet at Bell MTS Place on Friday evening, in a clash between two in-form teams.
What matters most when it comes to the playoffs? Would you rather have the more talented team with a better record or the team with the hot hand that has everything going its way right now?
Ottawa has a pretty straightforward formula to success—good defence and ‘good enough’ offence. They were only fifth in points scored during the regular season