Rangers Fall Out of Playoffs

The New York Rangers were off last night and they watched their competition for the final playoff spots move ahead of them in the standings. The Rangers are now on the outside looking in. The arecurrently tied with the Pittsburgh Penguins in points, but losing in the tie breakers. The Quebec Nordiques, who have 70 points, and the Penguins both have a game in hand over the Rangers too. With the season coming to a close, anything is possible, but the odds are certainly against the Rangers to make the playoffs.

Leafs         74  33 35  6   72 
Nordiques     73  32 35  6   70 
Penguins      73  31 35  7   69 
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Rangers       74  32 37  5   69 
Canadiens     73  30 36  7   67