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Tuesday's Eastern Conference Collective Hate

 


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The battle for positioning in the east rages on Tuesday evening, with two matches slated to continue the leapfrog action we've witnessed so much in the past few weeks. Cats (76p, 7th) at Pens (76p, 8th) is but one of the juicy storylines tonight...

 

  • BUF (73p, 10th) @ PHI (80p, 4th), 7pm.   W4E say: Believe it or not, the Flyers have either two or three games-in-hand on all the teams in the hunt for spots four through eight. Sabres' goaltender Marty Biron is 5-2-0 with a shutout in his past eight games. For the sake of the Panthers, Philly needs a "W".

 

  • EDM @ MON (77p, 5th), 7:30pm.   W4E say: One can bet the Oil is stoked to roll into Quebec and clean what's left of the rotting Habs carcass. Don't be so sure...Bob Gainey built this club, knows the personnel, and has been a winner many times over. But keep in mind, Floridencia: He's the coach and GM. How often has that been successful? In chorus now...