Around the NHL part 4: season's starting, so let's mock everyone else
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04-03-2012, 11:54 PM
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So an interesting conundrum when it comes to being a Canes fan:
If Buffalo wins out and Florida loses out, Buffalo gets the 8th spot, Washington the possible division and Florida out of the playoffs. In order for this to happen, the Canes would beat the Panthers, in Florida, on the last game of the season, to keep them out of the playoffs (ie: 2008's situation reversed). However, that would mean we'd be giving Buffalo a playoff spot by way of beating Florida.
So which is more important? An ironic revenge for 2008's playoff denial or keeping Buffalo out of the playoffs?
I'd always take eliminating a division rival... also if it happens, makes me feel like we mattered the last game of the season....
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