With 88 points and 11 games left to play, the playoffs are all but a sure thing. Rich Chere asks whether there's an ideal opponent for the first round. Based on season series record, Boston and Ottawa would be good choices. Montreal would be interesting as Martin Brodeur has always been excellent against Les Habs. But that's just my thoughts. I made a poll on the front page asking you this very question. Read Chere's article and then go and vote.