It's a jumbled mess of teams fighting for the two Western Conference wild-card slots. We debate which teams will ultimately emerge, along with who we are secretly rooting for and against:
Who would you like to see earn the Western Conference wild-card spots?
Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: The Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks. The Canucks are one of the best stories of the season. Coach Travis Green has made them really, really difficult to play against, which means they'll be a tough out for a No.