The NHL playoffs will start on Saturday already, while the regular season will not end until next Wednesday in the Canadian division. The playoffs kick off in Washington, which will host Boston in the East Division.
All the playoff posters are now known. The serious things will start next Wednesday only in the North Division. Act I of the duel between the Oilers of Gaëtan Haas and Winnipeg will take place just hours after the last game of the regular season, a Calgary-Vancouver.
A Swiss « derby » on the program
The Swiss « derby » between the Hurricanes of Nino Niederreiter, No. 1 seed in the Central Division, and the Predators of Roman Josi and Luca Sbisa will begin on Monday. Kevin Fiala and the Wild will play their first game against the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday in the West Division.
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NHL – Playoffs (best of 7): 1st round posters
Pittsburgh (1st) – New York Islanders (4th)
Washington (2nd) – Boston (3rd)
Carolina (1st) – Nashville (4th)
Florida (2nd) – Tampa Bay (3rd)
Colorado (1st) – St. Louis (4th)
La Vegas (2nd) – Minnesota 3rd)
Toronto (1st) – Montreal (4th)
Edmonton (2nd) – Winnipeg (3rd).