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(SportsNetwork.com) - Tonight will go a long way in determining the two wild card spots in the Eastern Conference. The Columbus Blue Jackets welcome the Phoenix Coyotes to town while the Detroit Red Wings are in Buffalo to face the Sabres. Detroit and Columbus are currently four and three points ahead of the New Jersey Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs, respectively, in the Easts wild card race. The Maple Leafs are also in action tonight against the Lightning. Columbus is currently in postseason position as it holds the second of the Eastern Conferences two wild card spots with 87 points through 78 games. Columbus also is only two points behind Philadelphia for the third of the Metropolitan Divisions three automatic bids to the playoffs. The Flyers, who also have four games left, are visiting the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. The Blue Jackets picked up a valuable two points in their last trip to the ice, while Phoenix is currently mired in a costly four-game losing streak. Columbus, which is hosting its final game of the regular season tonight, used a potent power play on Sunday to bounce back from a deflating loss in its previous outing. The Blue Jackets converted on 3-of-6 opportunities with the man advantage in a 4-0 home win over the New York Islanders, two days after losing Fridays 4-3 regulation decision against visiting Chicago. Columbus failed to gain a point on Friday after the Blackhawks scored the winning goal in the waning seconds of regulation. Boone Jenner, Jack Johnson and Ryan Murray each record power-play goals on Sunday, while Mark Letestu added an even strength tally. Sergei Bobrovsky made 31 saves in his career-high 29th win of the season. "This is a huge win," Columbus forward Matt Calvert said. "We needed these two points badly. Our power play came up big and (Bobrovsky) was great." The Blue Jackets are 21-15-4 as the home team this season and had lost three straight (0-2-1) at Nationwide Arena before Sundays victory. Columbus will visit Dallas, Tampa Bay and Florida to complete its regular-season slate. Columbus notched a 2-0 win at Phoenix on Jan. 2, giving the Blue Jackets two straight wins in this series following a three-game slide versus the Coyotes. Phoenix has lost four in a row in Columbus, where it hasnt won since a 4-3 regulation victory on Jan. 11, 2011. The Red Wings hope to return to the win column on Tuesday when the playoff-hopeful club visits the Buffalo Sabres for a clash at First Niagara Center. Detroit is in position to secure its 23rd straight playoff berth, as it currently sits in the first of two wild card spots in the Eastern Conference. The Red Wings, who last missed the postseason in 1990, are one point ahead of Columbus and four in front of New Jersey and Toronto. The Red Wings had won four straight before losing Saturdays 5-3 decision in Montreal. Detroit rallied from a 3-0 deficit to even the score in the third period, but the Canadiens recovered to win it in regulation. Detroit used third-period goals from Pavel Datsyuk, Justin Abdelkader and Niklas Kronwall to tie the contest, but Brian Gionta restored Montreals lead with 6:47 left and Alex Galchenyuk added an insurance tally a little over two minutes later. Kronwall also added an assist in the loss, while Johan Franzen notched a pair of helpers. Meanwhile, Jonas Gustavsson only stopped 21 of the 26 shots he faced. "The puck went in our net way too often. Obviously, you cant give up five on the road and expect to win," said Detroit head coach Mike Babcock. Detroit fell to 19-15-4 as the guest and is playing the middle portion of a three-game road trip tonight. The Red Wings will complete the swing Wednesday night at Pittsburgh. Tuesdays game marks an excellent chance for Detroit to get back on track, as the Red Wings have won seven straight and 10 of their last 11 games against Buffalo. The Sabres also have lost three in a row and six of their past seven home tests against Detroit. Mesut Ozil Arsenal Jersey . It will mark the 22nd time the tournament has been held in this country and fourth in Atlanta Canada but will make its first appearance ever in played Nova Scotia. Stephan Lichtsteiner Jersey . Locke overcame a shaky start to pitch seven innings and Josh Harrison had three hits to extend his hot streak as the Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Wednesday night. http://www.footballarsenalstore.com/Women-Ainsley-Maitland-Niles-Arsenal-Fc-Jersey/ . Nat Borchers headed in the sole goal in the 54th minute, getting on the end of a Kyle Beckerman free kick. The defeat cost Sporting top spot in the Eastern Conference. Even a draw would have moved the Kansas City club above Columbus. Sead Kolasinac Jersey . -- Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool. Lucas Torreira Arsenal Jersey .com) - Nicolas Colsaerts fired an 11-under 60 on Thursday and grabbed a 3-stroke lead with the opening round of the Portugal Masters suspended by rain.SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Justin Smith may have lost a step or two since his All-America days at Missouri, but theres no denying his desire to compete at a high level in the NFL.The five-time All-Pro defensive lineman is limited at San Francisco 49ers practice during the week but ready at game time. Smith, who turned 35 Tuesday, has recovered from last years shoulder injury.Your eyes go to him as youre watching the game, San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh said Friday. Theres just so much energy and aggressiveness, the way he plays the game. He always looks good to me.After four games, Smith is on pace for 12 sacks and 100 tackles.I can use my left arm this year a€” thats a plus, Smith said. I feel good enough with where Im at and what Im doing. Lets keep on trucking.Smith helps keep the 49ers defensive front running smoothly, which often means a choppy road for running backs. San Francisco ranks second in rushing defence, first in the NFC, heading into Sundays game against Kansas City.We just go out, try to compete and do what we do as a unit, Smith said. There are a lot of great running backs and a lot of great lines. We have another big challenge in front of us.Without Aldon Smith in the lineup a€” he has five games remaining on his suspension a€” Justin has managed to keep things together as much with his brain as with his brawn.Ian (Williams) is playing well. Glenn (Dorsey) is playing well, Smith said. Teams have been trying to rrun right at Ian, but hes strong at the point and fast at pass rushing.dddddddddddd You can always pass rush better. Week in and week out, you look to take advantage of the protection were getting.Smith left Missouri after setting single-season school records for sacks (11) and tackles for a loss (24). As a rookie with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2001, he recorded 8 1-2 sacks, a career high he matched in 2010 with the 49ers.Hes currently ranked eighth among active sacks leaders, although numbers cant totally measure his value. Hes also a leader on the field and in the locker room. Teammates say he talks to everybody and lightens up tense moments.If I can get warmed up and moving around, he said, I feel fine.NOTES: OL Jonathan Martin, who also played for Harbaugh at Stanford, was asked about Deion Sanders latest comments about the rift in the 49ers locker room. My reality, day to day, is that this is one of the strongest locker rooms Ive been around, he said. .TE Vernon Davis said theres a small chance he will be able to play Sunday, though he did not practice Friday. Hes listed as questionable along with CB Tramaine Brock (toe), T Anthony Davis (knee) TE Vance McDonald (knee), S Eric Reid (hamstring) and NT Ian Williams (ankle). . C Marcus Martin (knee) is doubtful, while S Antoine Bethea (ankle), WR Michael Crabtree (foot), RB Frank Gore (back), DE Tony Jerod-Eddie (shoulder) and P Andy Lee (ankle) are probable. ' ' '

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