Two spots remain up for grabs in the Eastern Conference is the crux of our Stanley Cup Scenarios coverage at HRWager. Detroit has the most control of their destiny. Boston has o scoreboard watch as they play the Pens at the same time. Flyers have some luxury playing later and having a game in hand. Let us see how all of this will shake out on April 9th here at the HRW.
April 9th: Standings
Two spots remain. Third place is up for grabs in the Atlantic of the Eastern Conference. Also one of the two wild cards is still available. Here are the standings.
- Detroit 41-29-11 (93 points) 81 games
- Boston 42-30-9 (93 points) 81 games
- Flyers 39-27-14 (92 points) 80 games
Stanley Cup Scenarios : Detroit
- Det wins in regulation or overtime and they are in.
- Det wins in shotout then either Bruins cant win in reg/ot or the Flyers to go 1-0-1 or worse.
- Red Wings get one point then Boston has to get one or less or Philadelphia must go at east 1-1-0 for Detroit to get in.
- Detroit loses in regulation then either Boston gets zero points or the Flyers go 0-1-1.
Boston if Detroit Wins in Reg/OT
- Bruins win (OT/Reg/shootout) and advance if Phila goes 1-0-1 or worse.
- Boston loses in ot/shootout and Flyers are 1-1-0 or worse
- Boston losses in regulation must have Flyers lose one of their last two games
A lot of sports investments to ponder. Detroit is an approx -160 favorite at noon as they visit the Rangers. Reason being is that NY is going with their backup goaltender and covet rest before the playoffs. Boston is near -230 against the eliminated Senators. Interesting point is that Ottawa is making noise about the fact that they could derail the Bruins. The no Canadian team in the Stanley Cup playoffs theory might give the Sens some underdog value.
Finally, the Flyers -125 get the Penguins for their 81st game. Have to win in almost all scenarios and in regulation to boot Watch for this time to give it their all after hitting a wall as of late. This game skates off at 3PM. Plenty of action to wager on that is pivotal right before the Stanley Cup playoffs arrive. Good fortune today and we will see you on Sunday here at the HRW.