Another weekend in the books. Playoff races in both conferences are coming down to the wire. Here is the top hockey news for Monday, March 25th from the weekend that was. Today’s stories include Chicago keeps slim playoff hopes alive, Flyers all but done, Coyotes playoff hopes take a hit, Jets clinch a playoff spot, Devils get reinforcements, Montreal holding on to the final spot, Columbus on the outside looking in, Jake Gardiner is skating, and NHL may revisit Playoff format.
Top Hockey News for Monday, March 25th
Duncan Keith keeps the Blackhawks slim playoff hopes alive with a win over Colorado in overtime.
After several losses late in the season, the Flyers playoff chances are all but done and Jake Voracek said, “The Flyers Choked.”
The Coyotes have lost five straight leaving them just one point out of the playoffs.
Kyle Connor’s hat trick propels Winnipeg to clinch a playoff spot over rival Nashville.
Devils get regulars back in the lineup defeating the Coyotes in a shootout.
It was a great weekend for Montreal earning three valuable points as they hold the final wild-card spot.
Holding on by a thread, Columbus get a much needed win over Vancouver.
Leafs defense will get a boost soon as Jake Gardiner resumes skating.
Even though nothing is imminent, the NHL and NHLPA are looking into the possibility of changing the playoff format.