OTTAWA - For the past month the Ottawa Senators have been focusing on playing better hockey while keeping a close eye on the Eastern Conference playoff race.And with one game remaining before the Olympic break, Ottawa finally has a chance to crack the top eight in the conference standings.Ottawa (26-21-11) visits the Boston Bruins (36-16-4) on Saturday afternoon hopeful they'll have a hold on a playoff spot once the dust settles. Darron Lee Jersey Trouble is, the Senators are in a very tight race and winning still might not be enough.Ottawa has 63 points heading into Friday's action, one behind Detroit for the final wildcard spot. But the Columbus Blue Jackets also have 63 points and more wins.Columbus faces San Jose on Friday night and a Blue Jackets win will leave Ottawa outside the top eight regardle s of Saturday's outcome in Boston. And there's Austin Seferian-Jenkins Jersey also the matter of the Red Wings, who face the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.So should either Detroit or Columbus win, nothing would change for Ottawa."It's a competitive group of teams that's fighting for that spot," said Ottawa defenceman Marc Methot. "It keeps you honest. I like it." Lac Edwards Jersey It makes it competitive and it makes every game that much more important and those are easy games to get up for. It's going to be competitive and I bet it's going to get right down to the last week of the season."Ottawa is in playoff contention thanks to posting a 9-3-4 mark so far in 2014. The Senators feel as long as they can remain competitive they should find Bryce Petty Jersey themselves in good standing at season's end."We're playing better hockey, we're playing more consistent," said captain Jason Spezza. "A win in Boston would go a long way for us to keep moving in the right direction so it's a good opportunity for us to win another game and keep grabbing points."