*A recap of last night’s game can be found here.
*Jared Staal will play in his first NHL game on Thursday.
*Central Scouting released its top 100 skaters for the 2013 draft (NHL.com)
*New York Islanders clinched a playoff spot last night despite losing to the Hurricanes
*Washington Capitals clinched a playoff spot and the Southeast Division with their win over the Winnipeg Jets
*St. Louis Blues took a spot in the Western Conference with a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche
*Minnesota Wild increased their chances of a playoff spot with a win over the Los Angeles Kings
*Dallas Stars chances were hurt with a 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks
Game To Watch Tonight:
*L.A. Kings vs Detroit Red Wings – The Red Wings sit one point out of eighth place in the Western Conference