Which teams have the best shot at locking up a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs? Who's earning a better shot at the No. 1 overall pick?
Here are the latest projections for both, along with critical matchups to watch today.
Last update: March 20.
Playoff teams in action today
Note: All times ET.
Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Islanders, 7:00 p.m.
Columbus Blue Jackets at New York Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
Washington Capitals vs. Dallas Stars, 7:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Flyers at Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Kings at Winnipeg Jets, 8:00 p.m.
Colorado Avalanche at Chicago Blackhawks, 8:30 p.m.
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Vancouver Canucks, 10:00 p.m.
New Jersey Devils at San Jose Sharks, 10:30 p.m.
Current playoff matchups
Tampa Bay Lightning (Atlantic No. 1) vs. New Jersey Devils (WC No. 2)
Boston Bruins (Atlantic No. 2) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (Atlantic No. 3)
Washington Capitals (Metro No. 1) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (WC No. 1)
Pittsburgh Penguins (Metro No. 2) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (Metro No. 3)
Nashville Predators (Central No. 1) vs. Anaheim Ducks (WC No. 2)
Winnipeg Jets (Central No. 2) vs. Minnesota Wild (Central No. 3)
Vegas Golden Knights (Pacific No. 1) vs. Colorado Avalanche (WC No. 1)
San Jose Sharks (Pacific No. 2) vs. Los Angeles Kings (Pacific No. 3)
Best record in past 10 games
8-2-0: Blue Jackets
7-2-1: Lightning, Bruins, Panthers, Sharks
Teams currently in position for a wild card are denoted as such. Tragic numbers are courtesy of Damian Echevarrieta. Teams are eliminated when their tragic number hits zero, and are denoted with an "E" in the table.
Lottery teams in action today
Note: All times ET.
New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, 7:00 p.m.
New York Rangers vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:00 p.m.
Dallas Stars at Washington Capitals, 7:00 p.m.
Edmonton Oilers at Carolina Hurricanes, 7:00 p.m.
Florida Panthers at Ottawa Senators, 7:00 p.m.
Detroit Red Wings vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche, 8:30 p.m.
Vancouver Canucks vs. Vegas Golden Knights, 10:00 p.m.
Worst record in past 10 games
0-9-1: Red Wings
3-6-1: Flyers, Blackhawks, Flames