Charlotte,N.C. - The last time the Carolina Hurricanes won seven consecutive home games, they went on to win their first Stanley Cup. This season, they're hoping a similar run will help them make a return to the playoffs.
Buffalo,N.Y. - The Philadelphia Flyers grip on home-ice advantage in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs is loosening, but even with three losses in four games a spot in the postseason seems fairly secure.