How the Bruins can make the playoffs

Thanks to back-to-back losses, the Boston Bruins are in serious jeopardy of missing the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in eight seasons.

One of these two scenarios needs to unfold for the currently ninth-seeded Bruins to reach the postseason:

So, Bruins fans, you’ll need to do some scoreboard watching this weekend. There’s a possibility (if the Pens win Friday’s game and the Senators win Saturday afternoon) the Bruins could take the ice on Saturday night with their playoff hopes already dashed.