Flyers to welcome back Primeau

The Sabres have three games to make up three points on the Islanders for the final playoff spot in the East.

Updated: March 31, 2004, 12:14 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
Here are some random notes as the season winds down this week:

Some Primeau news for Philly
The Philadelphia Flyers certainly could have used him sooner, but captain Keith Primeau's expected return Thursday from a concussion couldn't be timed better.

The Flyers (39-20-14-6) have gone 2-3-1-0 in their past six games while watching the New Jersey Devils (42-24-12-2) catch them for the Atlantic Division lead. New Jersey wins the tiebreaker based on more victories, although Philadelphia has one game in hand.