2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs return this spring, with 16 teams fighting for a shot to lift the best trophy in sports, the coveted Stanley Cup! The defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking for back-to-back titles, while upstarts like the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild will look to cap off magical seasons with 16 postseason wins.
The playoffs start April 12, and typically run until early June. Don’t forget to sign up to find out exactly when your favorite team will be making their appearance in the NHL playoffs!
First Round Schedule
The First Round the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin April 12th. The matchups will likely not be fully finalized until the final day of the regular season, April 9.
Eastern Conference Playoffs Schedule
Western Conference Playoffs Schedule
The always contending Chicago Blackhawks will return to the playoffs, alongside the defending Western Conference Champion San Jose Sharks, the upstart Minnesota Wild, and five other teams. Who those teams are still remain to seen!
Eastern Conference Finals Schedule
The Eastern Conference Finals will take place in mid-to-late May.
Western Conference Finals Schedule
The Western Conference Finals will take place in mid-to-late May.
Stanley Cup Finals Schedule
The Stanley Cup Finals will take place at the end of May and into June.