Atlanta,Ga - An outstanding road record last season helped the Montreal Canadiens to the Eastern Conference's top seed. Their current problems away from the Bell Centre, however, are complicating their playoff aspirations.
Miami,Fla - The Florida Panthers had a big decision to make at the trade deadline, and they ultimately decided to keep impending free agent Jay Bouwmeester in hopes of making their first playoff run in nearly a decade.
New York,N.Y. - The reeling New York Rangers made a pair of deals before Wednesday's trade deadline to bolster themselves, but more eyes will likely be on an earlier acquisition Thursday night on Long Island.