Tonight in the East: Rangers & Caps Lose, Sabres & Jets Win

The Penguins have a chance to take top spot in the East tomorrow night. The Rangers lost 4-1 to the Sabres tonight. New York now has 99 points in 74 games. The Pens have 98 points in 73 games. The Penguins are in Ottawa tomorrow night while the Rangers are in Toronto. The Penguins have a 1-2 record against the Senators this season while the Rangers are also 1-2 against the Leafs.

The Penguins and Rangers meet on April 5th and first place in the East could be on the line.

The Sabres' win tonight puts them in a tie with the Washington Capitals for eighth in the East. The Capitals have the tie breaker of "greater number of games won, excluding games won in the shootout." The Capitals and Sabres face on against one another on March 27th.

Scoreboard watching is one of the best parts of the home stretch of the season. 

Go Pens.