NHL Eastern Conference Power Rankings, V.4

By Kenny Conrade
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Mar 28, 2015; Uniondale, NY, USA; General view of the opening face-off between the New York Islanders and the Anaheim Ducks during the first period at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

With only several regular season games remaining in the NHL season, sorting out where the Isles fit into the Eastern Conference is a must.

Another week of the NHL regular season in the books and we now have just two weeks until the NHL Playoffs which kick off on April the 15th.

This week was yet another interesting week around the NHL, just as all of them are this time of the year. Teams such as the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers have cooled off considerably, posting records of under .500 this past week whereas the Boston Bruins had themselves a very impressive week, going 3-0-1 and giving themselves a three point cushion for the Wild Card spot as the Senators cooled off a bit.

The New York Islanders have been anything but hot over the past few weeks. The team went 1-2-1 last week, dropping a disappointing overtime game to Minnesota, followed by losing two straight 3-2 finals at the hands of the Kings and Ducks. The Islanders salvaged the week however by defeating the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 5-4 in a wacky game at the Coliseum. With just five games remaining, the Isles will look to carry that momentum into the stretch run and look to solidify home ice for the first round of the playoffs.

Note: Games included run from Monday, March 23rd through final scores from Tuesday, March 31.

And Now For The Rankings!

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