It started with a quote from Nathan MacKinnon after they lost to the Vegas Golden Knights in the second round.
The Avalanche have the +/- playoff stat on their side. The Avalanche occupy the second through seventh spots and have two others in the top fifteen.
With about six games remaining, the East has finally and predictably been clinched. Everyone's current seeding should stay the same. The only drama is who will get the top spot in the Metropolitan.
Jack Eichel played his first game in almost a year when he suited up for the Vegas Golden Knights against the Colorado Avalanche. The game was decent, but Eichel had more penalties than shots on goal, which isn't what you want.