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Old 04-10-17, 10:43 AM
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2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

First Round Matchups

All times ET, subject to change


WESTERN CONFERENCE

Chicago Blackhawks (C1) vs Nashville Predators (WC2)

Thu 4/13, 8pm: NSH 1-0 CHI | NBCSN, CSNCH, FSTN, SN, TVA
Sat 4/15, 8pm: NSH 5-0 CHI | NBC, SN, TVA
Mon 4/17, 9:30pm: CHI 2-3 (ot) NSH | CNBC, CSNCH, FSTN, SN1, TVA
Thu 4/20, 8pm: CHI @ NSH | CSNCH, FSTN, SN 360, TVA
*Sat 4/22, TBD: NSH @ CHI | TBD
*Mon 4/24, TBD: CHI @ NSH | TBD
*Wed 4/26, TBD: NSH @ CHI | TBD
Predadors lead series 3-0

Minnesota Wild (C2) vs St Louis Blues (C3)

Wed 4/12, 9:30pm: STL 2-1 (ot) MIN | NBCSN, FSNO, FSMW, SN 360, TVA
Fri 4/14, 8pm: STL 2-1 MIN | NBCSN, FSNO, FSMW, SN 360, TVA
Sun 4/16, 3pm: MIN 1-3 STL | NBC, SN, TVA
Wed 4/19, 9:30pm: MIN 2-0 STL | NBCSN, FSNO, FSMW, SN 360, TVA
Sat 4/22, TBD: STL @ MIN | TBD
*Mon 4/24, TBD: MIN @ STL | TBD
*Wed 4/26, TBD: STL @ MIN | TBD
Blues lead series 3-1

Anaheim Ducks (P1) vs Calgary Flames (WC1)

Thu 4/13, 10:30pm: CGY 2-3 ANA | NBCSN, FSPT, CBC, TVA
Sat 4/15, 10:30pm: CGY 2-3 ANA | NBCSN, FSPT, CBC, TVA
Mon 4/17, 10pm: ANA 5-4 (ot) CGY | NBCSN, FSPT, CBC, TVA
Wed 4/19, 10pm: ANA 3-1 CGY | USA, FSPT, CBC, TVA
Ducks won series 4-0

Edmonton Oilers (P2) vs San Jose Sharks (P3)

Wed 4/12, 10pm: SAN 3-2 (ot) EDM | USA, NBCSCA, SN, TVA
Fri 4/14, 10:30pm: SAN 0-2 EDM | NBCSN, NBCSCA, SN, TVA
Sun 4/16, 10pm: EDM 1-0 SAN | NBCSN, NBCSCA, SN, TVA
Tue 4/18, 10pm: EDM 0-7 SAN | NBCSN, NBCSCA, SN, TVA
Thu 4/20, 10:30pm: SAN @ EDM | NBCSN, NBCSCA, SN, TVA
Sat 4/22, TBD: EDM @ SAN | TBD
*Mon 4/24, TBD: SAN @ EDM | TBD
Series tied 2-2

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Montreal Canadiens (A1) vs New York Rangers (WC1)

Wed 4/12, 7pm: NYR 2-0 MTL | NBCSN, MSG, CBC, TVA
Fri 4/14, 7pm: NYR 3-4 (ot) MTL | USA, MSG, CBC, TVA
Sun 4/16, 7pm: MTL 3-1 NYR | NBCSN, MSG, SN, TVA
Tue 4/18, 7pm: MTL 1-2 NYR | NBCSN, MSG, CBC, TVA
Thu 4/20, 7pm: NYR @ MTL | USA, MSG, CBC, TVA
Sat 4/22, TBD: MTL @ NYR | TBD
*Mon 4/24, TBD: NYR @ MTL | TBD
Series tied 2-2

Ottawa Senators (A2) vs Boston Bruins (A3)

Wed 4/12, 7pm: BOS 2-1 OTT | NHLN, NESN, SN, TVA
Sat 4/15, 3pm: BOS 3-4 (ot) OTT | NBC, SN, TVA
Mon 4/17, 7pm: OTT 4-3 (ot) BOS | CNBC, NESN, SN, TVA
Wed 4/19, 7:30pm: OTT 1-0 BOS | USA, NESN, SN, TVA
Fri 4/21, 7:30pm: BOS @ OTT | USA, NESN, SN, TVA
*Sun 4/23, TBD: OTT @ BOS | TBD
*Wed 4/26, TBD: BOS @ OTT | TBD
Senators lead series 3-1

Washington Capitals (M1) vs Toronto Maple Leafs (WC2)

Thu 4/13, 7pm: TOR 2-3 (ot) WSH | USA, CSNMA, CBC, TVA
Sat 4/15, 7pm: TOR 4-3 (2ot) WSH | NBCSN, CSNMA, CBC, TVA
Mon 4/17, 7pm: WSH 3-4 (ot) TOR | NBCSN, CSNMA, CBC, TVA
Wed 4/19, 7pm: WSH 5-4 TOR | NBCSN, CSNMA, CBC, TVA
Fri 4/21, 7pm: TOR @ WSH | NBCSN, CSNMA, CBC, TVA
Sun 4/23, TBD: WSH @ TOR | TBD
*Tue 4/25, TBD: TOR @ WSH | TBD
Series tied 2-2

Pittsburgh Penguins (M2) vs Columbus Blue Jackets (M3)

Wed 4/12, 7:30pm: CBJ 1-3 PIT | USA, ROOT, FSOH, SN 360, TVA
Fri 4/14, 7pm: CBJ 1-4 PIT | NHLN, ROOT, FSOH, SN, TVA
Sun 4/16, 6pm: PIT 5-4 (ot) CBJ | CNBC, ROOT, FSOH, SN 360, TVA
Tue 4/18, 7:30pm: PIT 4-5 CBJ | CNBC, ROOT, FSOH, SN 360, TVA
Thu 4/20, 7pm: CBJ @ PIT | NHLN, ROOT, FSOH, SN, TVA
*Sun 4/23, TBD: PIT @ CBJ | TBD
*Tue 4/25, TBD: CBJ @ PIT | TBD
Penguins lead series 3-1

* - if necessary

All series are best-of-7
Games that follow two off days are show in red. All other games follow one off day.

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Old 04-10-17, 11:29 AM
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Re: 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Looks like Ottawa/Boston is getting screwed-over a little by the schedule. If both Atlantic series go the full 7 games, the Rangers/Habs survivor will have two extra days of rest. If they go 7 and Rangers/Habs go 4, it'll be eight extra days.... but if you flop it (Sens/Bruins go 4, Rangers/Habs go 7), they'll only have 5 extra days. Kinda rough, considering that both series start simultaneously.
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Old 04-10-17, 12:12 PM
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Re: 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Pyramid of Hate is all set now:

1. Pittsburgh
1A. Chicago
1AA. Boston
2. LA Ducks
3. San Jose
4. -none-
5. NY Rangers
6. Washington
7a. Nashville
7b. Minnesota
8a. Montreal
8b. Ottawa
8c. Toronto
9a. Calgary
9b. Edmonton
10. Columbus

No hate, only love: St Louis


Ranking Criteria
Spoiler:
1. Universal hatred
2. Los Angeles teams
3. California in general
4. Hockey teams in Florida/Texas/Dixie/the Desert
5. New York/Jersey/Whatever
6. Non-Canadian Eastern Conference (excluding the Midwest) (ranked by politics, Left to Right)
7. Non-Canadian Western Conference (ranked by musical style) Here, Prince > Hee Haw
8. Canadian Eastern Conference (ranked by language, then by history)
9. Canadian Western Conference (ranked by hippie-to-normal ratio)
10. Midwest (ranked by personal preference)

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Old 04-10-17, 05:23 PM
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Re: 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

No confidence in the Sharks after the way they limped into the playoffs. Plus with the Oilers playing so well, it's hard to see this series going deep.
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Re: 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Bruins with their first playoff win in three years!
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Sportsnet and CBC are probably happy to see all of the Canadian teams in the first round. Whether they are going to be any in the second round is another story...
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Bonus hockey in Minnesota!
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And some bonus hockey in Edmonton. Thought for sure after the Sharks fell behind 2-0 after the first period that this would be a bad game, but they did a great job of limiting the Oilers' chances in the last two periods.
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Sharks win!
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Blues win and the road teams go 4-1 on the day.
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Caps not wasting anytime getting in their playoff mode.
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Caps not wasting anytime getting in their playoff mode.
Luckily for the Caps they have Mr. Playoffs Justin Williams.

2-2.

Heading to OT.
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Tom Wilson of all people with the OT winner
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Originally Posted by astrochimp View Post
Tom Wilson of all people with the OT winner
That was awesome. In OT, just put shots on goal. Caps dominated the 3rd and OT.

Yeah, looked like same old same old 10 minutes in. But then again, the Caps don't choke in Game 1s.
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I don't think the Blues could be any further into the Wild's head.
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Of course, you never underestimate the Blues ability to do something incredibly stupid like give the Wild a 5 on 3 PP when the Blues are in control of the game.
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Matt Calvert is a piece of shit.

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Originally Posted by shizawn View Post
Matt Calvert is a piece of shit.

https://streamable.com/q1az9
WTF?

Shouldn't play another playoff game.
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Ugh. Power play not so good. 2 shorthanded goals allowed tonight in a 2-0 loss. Ahh well, I'll take a split on the road any day.
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Pfewwwww, the Habs cut it a bit close.
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2 pipes in OT so far for OTT. Great stuff.
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2 pipes in OT so far for OTT. Great stuff.
And right after I hit submit, OTT got it. Good for them.
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Calvert just got a one-game suspension.
Linky: http://deadspin.com/matt-calvert-sus...tom-1794358724

Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert will miss the next game of Columbus’s inevitable sweep at the hands of Pittsburgh after levying a stick-breaking cross-check on the Penguins’ Tom Kuhnhackl as last night’s 4-1 bruising came to a merciful end.

NHL Player Safety declared Calvert went beyond a common cross-check in that the play happened nowhere near the puck and that Calvert proceeded to then knock Kuhnhackl to the ice afterward; Player Safety stated the main factor in deciding the punishment, though, was that Calvert appeared to be “sending a message” for the next game. Now, the NHL has sent its.
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Ovi snipe.
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