NHL Playoffs 2018

NHL Playoffs – 2018, Live Stream, Stanley Cup

NHL playoffs 2018: Bracket, First-round schedule, dates, TV times, Final StandingsWatch Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Playoff chances, tragic numbers and moreSchedule for road to 2018 Stanley Cup Final The NHL regular season ended Sunday, and the seeding for the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs is now finalized, with the first round beginning on Wednesday

The first round of the NHL playoffs begins Wednesday with the Minnesota Wild at the Winnipeg Jets (CNBC) and the Philadelphia Flyers visiting the Pittsburgh Penguins (NBCSN) at 7 pm ET The NHL regular season was extended one day to April 8 to accommodate a make-up game between the Panthers and Bruins, postponed from Jan 11 due to snow in Boston The playoffs begin three days later on April 11
This year’s chase for the Stanley Cup begins Wednesday, April 11, with three series openers The two-time defending champion Penguins host the cross-state rival Flyers to start their quest for a three-peat in earnest, and the expansion Golden Knights play their first playoff game in franchise history
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On Thursday, April 12, the remaining five series get under way, highlighted by the Predators and Lightning, two heavy Cup favorites and the top seeds in their respective conferences

Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs could last a full 14 days; potential Game 7s are scheduled for April 25

Below is a complete schedule of dates, times and broadcast information for each playoff team It will be updated throughout the postseason

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs first round Match-ups
(All times Eastern)

How To Watch NHL Playoffs 2018

How to watch the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2018 Live Online?
League playoffs will begin on April 11th, 2018 In Canada, CBC is broadcasting the Stanley Cup Playoffs live online for free In the USA, NBC Sports has exclusive coverage rights As of the rest of the world, you can watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs live online on NHLtv In this guide


you can find info on how to unblock CBC outside Canada as well as NBC Sports outside USA If you are looking for a method to bypass blackouts on NHLtv in USA or Canada, you can use this guide as well Starting April 11 and for the next two months, up to 16 teams — eight from each the Eastern and Western conferences — will vie for the coveted Stanley Cup trophy For the seventh consecutive year, every NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game will be presented nationally across NBC Sports platforms and select NBCUniversal networks.

During April, May, and June, NBC Sports Group will televise as many as 105 playoff games — potentially more than 260 hours of programming
Overall, coverage will be presented on NBC, NBCSN and NHL Network, as well as USA Network and CNBC – each outlet will be utilized during first- and second-round coverage

Five-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike “Doc” Emrick, US Hockey Hall of Fame member and analyst Eddie Olczyk, and Emmy Award-winning ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Pierre McGuire will serve as the lead commentary team throughout the postseason and into the Stanley Cup Final
Locally, NBC Sports Regional Networks will surround the Flyers (NBC Sports Philadelphia), Capitals (NBC Sports Washington), Bruins (NBC Sports Boston), and Sharks (NBC Sports California) with first-round game coverage and in-depth live-event news coverage

Local blackouts for first-round games on cable no longer apply (excluding Las Vegas and Pittsburgh), so fans in all markets will have the ability to watch or stream their team on NBC Sports’ national telecasts and digital platforms
The following are the scheduled game start times (all times Eastern; start times subject to change), respective networks for the Conference Quarterfinal round of playoff action: