Eastern Conference

Teams Battle For NBA Playoff Berths, Seeds At End Of SeasonEven teams that aren’t going to make the playoffs are getting a taste of it during the final days of the season.
Raptors Put Heat On Brink Of Elimination, Beat Miami 107-104 The Miami Heat are on the brink of playoff elimination following a 107-104 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
Jagr Leads Panthers Past Devils 3-2 In Season FinaleIn their season finale, the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday night thanks to Jaromir Jagr’s goal and assist.
Heat Trying To Avoid Playoff Fallout Versus RaptorsDwyane Wade knows there's plenty of doubt about the Miami Heat and their playoff chances right now.
Heat Down, But Insist They're Not Out In East RaceDwyane Wade knows there's plenty of doubt about the Miami Heat and their playoff chances right now.
Stamkos, Lightning Beat Panthers 4-0 To Clinch Home IceLed by Steven Stamkos’ two goals and an assist, the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 4-0 on Saturday night.
Jagr Scores Twice, Panthers Defeat Senators 4-2Jaromir Jagr’s two goals helped the Florida Panthers not only beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Sunday, but also pull the team within a point of Ottawa for ninth place in the Eastern Conference.
Panthers Playoff Hopes Hinge On Big Game In OttawaThe Florida Panthers push for a playoff spot will face a huge test on Sunday.
Dwyane Wade Named Eastern Conference Player Of The WeekMiami Heat star Dwyane Wade has been playing his best basketball of the season in recent weeks and it’s no coincidence that the team has been climbing the standings during that time.
Pirri’s Shootout Goal Gives Panthers 2-1 Win Over BruinsThe Panthers won their second game in a row thanks to Brandon Pirri’s clutch shootout goal against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.
Bruins Slipping As Panthers Set To Take Them OnThe Boston Bruins are slipping, while the NHL's hottest team continues to gain ground on them for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot.
Ellis Makes 27 Saves, Panthers Top Hurricanes 2-0Dan Ellis made 22 saves for his first shutout of the season, and Brandon Pirri scored in the second period to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.