2022 NHL Playoffs, Schedule, Bracket, Standings (2022): The Stanley Cup playoffs is an elimination tournament in the National Hockey League consisting of four rounds of best-of-seven series to determine the league champion and the winner of the Stanley Cup. Eight teams from each of the two conferences qualify for the playoffs based on regular season points totals.
NHL Playoffs Schedule 2022
The team with the most points over the second wild card team in the opening round in each conference in the playoff format. The division winner with the second most points will face the top wild card team.
Each series will be in a best-of-seven format
In the first two rounds of the playoffs, the top seed gets the advantage of home ice. The team with the most regular season points has home ice in the Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.
NHL Playoffs Bracket 2022
The Florida Panthers captured the President’s Trophy as the team with the most points all-around in the league.
Equipped with one of the darkest rosters in the NHL, the Panthers finished with a 58-18-6 record and a total of 122 points when the regular season dust settled.
The Stanley Cup Playoffs is an elimination tournament in the National Hockey League consisting of four rounds of a best-of-seven series to determine the league champion and winner of the Stanley Cup.
NHL Playoffs Standing 2022
Eight teams from each of the two conferences qualify for the playoffs based on the sum of regular season points.
Game 1: Monday, May 3 at 7:30 pm | in FLA | TV: ESPN2
Game 2: Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 pm | in FLA | TV: TBS
Game 3: Saturday, May 7 at 1 p.m. | in WSH | TV: ESPN
Game 4: Monday, May 9 at 7 pm | in WSH | TV: TBS
Game 5*: Wednesday, May 11, TBD | in FLA | TV: TBD
Game 6*: Friday, May 13, TBD | in WSH | TV: TBD