With 10 games or less remaining in each team's NHL schedule, the fight for a precious playoff position is reaching its boiling point. Four teams are already sitting pretty with more than 100 points, but further down the standings, the intensity—and scoreboard-watching—cranks up as virtually every game becomes a must-win.
The fantastic website SportsClubStats.com provides up-to-the-minute odds of each team's chances of reaching the playoffs, as well as their prospects for winning the Presidents' Trophy or the Stanley Cup.
I've used that data to determine our bubble teams. They're either currently in wild-card position or still have a chance to break into the top eight in their conference.
But those odds aren't the end of the story. As they say in the stock market, "past performance doesn't predict future performance." Here's a look at how these nine teams are trending as they fight for their playoff lives.