Yesterday, I discussed how unsettled the Metropolitan Division playoff picture was heading into last night’s slate of games. As promised, last night’s results did much to clarify much of the uncertainty. The Penguins reached the 104 point mark with their overtime win against the Capitals, which means neither the Rangers nor the Islanders will surpass them for second place in the Metropolitan division. As such, the Penguins will have home-ice advantage against which ever team finishes in third place, i.e. the Islanders or the Rangers.
One Facebook commenter noted that although yesterday’s article was a “nice read,” it was also “a little biased.” Thus, it is in the interest of blog shtick journalistic integrity, then, and in light of the Islanders’ victory last night, that I present today’s update regarding the Metropolitan Division playoff picture solely from the perspective of Islanders’ fans (a perspective