Oklahoma City Barons: Barons three standings points shy of playoff berth

Six teams vying for final four Western Conference playoff berths.
by Michael Baldwin Published: April 18, 2013
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The Barons can clinch a playoff berth Friday night with a win and a Rockford loss at San Antonio.

Even if other contenders win out the Barons can clinch a playoff berth by collecting three standings points their final three games.

Six AHL teams, currently fifth through 10th in the standings, are battling for the final four Western Conference playoff berths.

Listed below are the standings for the playoff contenders heading into Friday's games and the number of games each team has left in the regular season, which ends on Sunday.

Pts. — Team — (games left)

86 — Houston — (3)

86 — Rochester — (3)

85 — Okla. City — (3)

83 — Rockford — (2)

83 — Milwaukee — (3)

81 — Chicago — (3)

by Michael Baldwin
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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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