What teams are playing in the semi finals for NHL? The Conference Semifinals will begin Thursday, April 28, with the Canucks and Predators starting things off in Vancouver. On Friday, April 29, the action shifts to Washington, where the Capitals and Lightning begin their series, before San Jose hosts Detroit.
What is the NHL playoff format for 2022? The top three teams in each division earn berths in the playoffs. The next two teams in terms of total points in the conference, regardless of division, earn the wild-card spots. This provides a total of eight teams from each conference. The top seed in each division plays one of the wild-card teams in its conference.
How does 2nd round of NHL playoffs work? The teams finishing second and third in each division will meet in the First Round within the bracket headed by their respective division winner. First-round winners within each bracket play one another in the Second Round to determine the four participants in the Conference Finals.
What is the schedule for the Stanley Cup Finals?
|Wed., June 15||Game 1||Avalanche 4, Lightning 3 (OT)|
|Sat., June 18||Game 2||Avalanche 7, Lightning 0|
|Mon., June 20||Game 3||Lightning 6, Avalanche 2|
|Wed., June 22||Game 4||Avalanche 3, Lightning 2 (OT)|