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Are you ready for the Stanley Cup Playoffs? So, after the season came to a pause back in March; it’s finally here. To read more about how the regular season concluded; be sure to visit our NHL 24 Team Post Season post. With the NHL Round Robin and the qualifying roads complete; some of the first-round matchups will begin today.

Are you ready for the Stanley Cup Playoffs

So, now that the qualifying rounds have ended; let’s take a look at some of the upsets. In the first place, many fans and sports analysts picked the Boston Bruins to be the team to beat after they won the Presidents’ Trophy. To read more about the 2019-2020 Bruins season; be sure to check out our Boston Bruins Win Presidents’ Trophy post. However, in the Round Robin standings in the East; the Bruins had three straight losses to be in the bottom.

Meanwhile, with the St Louis Blues beating the Bruins in Game 7 of last year’s Stanely Cup match-up; they also struggled in the Round Robin match-up ending with a fourth-place finish. To read more about the Blues victory; be sure to visit our St Louis Blues Win First Stanley Cup post.

Eastern Conference Playoff Schedule

Here’s the schedule for the Eastern Conference games.

Boston Bruins v Carolina Hurricanes

Game 1 and Game 2 will be on August 12th – 3:00 p.m. and August 13th at 8:00 p.m.
Game 3 and Game 4 will be on August 15th at 12:00 p.m. and August 17th at 8:00 p.m.
However, if needed – Game 5 will be August 19th, Game 6 will be August 20th and Game 7 on August 23rd.

Philadelphia Flyers v Montreal Canadians

Game 1 and Game 2 will be on August 12th at 8:00 p.m. and August 14th at 3:00 p.m.
Game 3 and Game 4 will be on August 16th at 8:00 p.m. and August 18th at 3:00 p.m.
However, if needed – Game 5, 6 and 7 – will be August 19th, 21st, and 23rd – TBD

Washington Capitals v New York Islanders

Game 1 and Game 2 will be on August 12th at 3:00 p.m. and August 14th at 8:00 p.m.
And, Game 3 and 4 will be on August 16th at 12:00 p.m. and August 18th at 8:00 p.m.
However, if needed, Game 5, 6 and 7 – will be on August 19th, 21st, and 22nd – TBD

Tampa Bay Lightning v Columbus Blue Jackets

Game 1 and Game 2 will be on August 11th at 3:00 p.m and August 13th at 3:00 p.m.
Game 3 and Game 4 will be on August 15th and 17th at 7:30 p.m.
And, if needed – Game 5, 6 and 7 will be on August 19th, 21st, and 22nd

Western Conference Playoff Schedule

In the Western Conference, the schedule is as follows:

Colorado Avalanche v Arizona Coyotes

So, Game 1 and 2 will be at 5:30 on August 11th and 2:00 p.m. on August 12th
Game 3 and Game 4 will be on August 15th at 3:00 p.m. and August 17th at 5:30 p.m.
And, if needed – Game 5, 6 and 7 will be on August 19th, 21st, and 23rd

St Louis v Vancouver Canucks

So, Game 1 and Game 2 will be on August 12th at 10:30 p.m. and August 14th at 6:30 p.m.
Game 3 and Game 4 will be on August 16th at 10:30 p.m. and August 17th at 10:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, if needed Game 5, 6 and 7 will be on August 19th, 21st, and 23rd

Dallas Stars v Calgary Flames

So, Game 1 and Game 2 will be on August 11th at 5:30 p.m. and August 13th at 10:30 p.m.
Game 3 and Game 4 will be on August 14th at 10:30 p.m and August 16th at 2:00 p.m.
Meanwhile, if needed Game 5, 6 and 7 would be on August 18th, 20th, and 22nd

Vegas Golden Knight v Chicago Blackhawks

So, Game 1 and Game 2 will be on August 11th at 10:30 p.m. and August 13th at 8:00 p.m.
Game 3 and Game 4 will be on August 15th at 8:00 p.m. and August 16th at 6:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, if needed Game 5, 6, and 7 will be on August 18th, 20th, and 22nd.

In conclusion, there are a lot of games this month.