Penguins clinch playoff berth
The Penguins clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs on Sunday night when the New Jersey Devils fell in a shootout against the Buffalo Sabres.
A victory in Carolina on Tuesday might be enough to clinch the Penguins their first divisional title since 2008.
The Penguins are the first team in the Eastern Conference to clinch a playoff spot. A 15-game winning streak in March propelled the Penguins to the top of the conference.
The Chicago Blackhawks and the Penguins clinched a playoff berth Sunday.
The Penguins have qualified for the playoffs in seven consecutive seasons.
— Josh Yohe
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