How many teams make the NHL playoffs? Each series in all rounds will be a best-of-seven series. 16 total teams make the Stanley Cup playoffs, eight from the East and eight from the West.
What teams are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs 2022?
- A1. Florida Panthers vs. WC2. Washington Capitals (FLA 4-2) A2. Toronto Maple Leafs vs.
- A3. Tampa Bay Lightning (TB 4-3)
- M1. Carolina Hurricanes vs. WC1. Boston Bruins (CAR 4-3) M2.
- New York Rangers vs. M3. Pittsburgh Penguins (NYR 4-3)
How does the NHL playoff format work? Format. The Stanley Cup playoffs consists of four rounds of best-of-seven series. Each series is played in a 2–2–1–1–1 format, meaning the team with home-ice advantage hosts games one, two, five, and seven, while their opponent hosts games three, four, and six. Games five, six, and seven are only played if needed.
What NHL teams are going to playoffs? The eight teams from the Eastern Conference include the Florida Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals. As for the Western Conference, we have the Colorado Avalanche, Calgary Flames, Minnesota Wild, St.