Sabres clinch post-season berth, technically

Via: LetsGoSabres.com

‘Tonight’s two points moved the Sabres four ahead of the New Jersey Devils for the lead in the Eastern Conference while extending their lead in the Northeast Division by nine points over the Ottawa Senators. With 98 points, the Sabres are just one point behind the Detroit Red Wings in the race for the NHL Presidents’ Trophy. All four teams in question have played 71 games each.’