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Tuesday: Tonight's clinching scenarios

No. 1 Philadelphia can clinch the Atlantic Division title if ...

• It beats Ottawa in regulation, overtime or shootout AND Pittsburgh loses to New Jersey in regulation, overtime or shootout.

• Or it earns one point against Ottawa AND Pittsburgh loses to New Jersey in regulation.

No. 2 Washington can clinch the Southeast Division title if ...

• It beats Toronto in regulation, overtime or shootout.

• Or it earns one point against Toronto AND Tampa Bay loses to Buffalo in regulation, overtime or shootout.

• Or Tampa Bay loses in regulation to Buffalo.

No. 6 Montreal can clinch an Eastern Conference playoff berth if ...

• It beats Chicago in regulation, overtime or shootout.

No. 4 Phoenix (idle) can clinch a Western Conference playoff berth if ...

• Dallas losesto Columbus in regulation, overtime or shootout.

No. 5 Los Angeles (idle) can clinch a Western playoff berth if ...

• Dallas loses to Columbus in regulation.

No. 6 Nashville can clinch a Western playoff berth if...

• If it beats Atlanta in regulation, overtime or shootout AND Dallas loses to Columbus in regulation, overtime or shootout.

• Or it earns one point against Atlanta AND Dallas loses to Columbus in regulation.