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What’s It Going To Take For The LA Kings To Make The Playoffs By The Numbers, April 6, 2015

LA Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, shown here at a recent practice.
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LOS ANGELES — After a 2-1 come-from-ahead shootout loss at Vancouver on April 6, the Los Angeles Kings lost ground in the Western Conference playoff race.

Here’s the latest numbers and projections for the teams still battling for a playoff berth in the West:

  • With the win over the Kings, the Vancouver Canucks now have 97 points, and are on pace to finish the season with 99.
  • The Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild, 2-0, in St. Paul on April 6, to move ahead of the Kings for a wild card berth. The Jets have 94 points, and are on pace to finish with 97 .
  • The Wild have 96 points and are on pace to finish with 99.
  • With the Jets beating the Wild, both the San Jose Sharks and Dallas Stars were eliminated from playoff contention.
  • The Calgary Flames were idle. They have 93 points and are on pace for 96.
  • The Kings are now 39-25-15, good for 93 points. They are on pace to finish the season with 96.

For the Kings to pass Calgary for third place in the Pacific Division, they are projected to need a 2-1 record in their remaining three games to reach 97 points.


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