The NHL playoffs are just two weeks away and it’s crunch time for a number of teams. Can the Ottawa Senators overcome Jakob Chychrun’s injury and a tough schedule to make it in? Where will the Arizona Coyotes’ second 1st-round pick fall? Can the Calgary Flames or Nashville Predators catch the Winnipeg Jets?

On today’s Around the NHL edition of the PHNX Coyotes Podcast, Leah and Craig eye the playoff race and the history book as the end of the season approaches.

0:00 Intro

1:07 Welcome to the show! It’s Taco Tuesday!

3:20 Around the NHL

6:19 The Eastern Conference wildcard race

11:28 The Western Conference wildcard race

20:05 Thoughts on the NHL Playoff format

22:33 What would the playoffs look like with 1-8 seeding

26:40 Boston Bruins chasing history… should they care?

34:40 Hurricanes lose Svechnikov, are they still a contender?

37:20 Will goaltending step up in the playoffs?

43:13 The LA Kings are HOT