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 still in the NHL 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 many NHL teams will make the playoffs in 2022? 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs: Breaking down all 16 teams in the NHL postseason. The matchups and storylines are set as the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs get underway this week, with the last team standing hoisting the cherished chalice sometime in late June.
What is the NHL playoff format? 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.