After a spring away from post-season hockey, Vancouver fans will get a chance to see the NHL playoffs in 2015.
The Canucks had the night off, but longtime rivals Edmonton officially clinched a spot for the ‘Nucks with a 4-2 win on home ice versus the Los Angeles Kings.
Vancouver’s playoff drought lasted one season.
Willie Desjardin’s squad still has second place in the Pacific Division to play for. They currently hold that position with 97 points, two points better than Calgary.
Vancouver has home games remaining with Arizona on Thursday and Edmonton on Saturday.
A Canucks win and a Calgary loss on Thursday would lock up second place for Vancouver and home ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs.
The Flames can eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings from the post season with a win in Cowtown on Thursday.
Calgary, Winnipeg and Los Angeles are playing for the remaining two playoff berths in the Western Conference.