When do the NHL playoffs begin? Schedule for road to 2018 Stanley Cup Final

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Stanley Cup (Getty Photographs)

The NHL’s common season winds to an in depth with a number of compelling playoff races nonetheless enjoying out in the standings.

Whereas a handful of groups out of rivalry (sorry, Canada) have turned their consideration towards Rasmus Dahlin and the 2018 NHL Draft lottery, the overwhelming majority keep at the least a sliver of hope to attain the postseason. So which groups have the greatest shot at shoring up a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs? 

Under are the newest NHL standings, together with odds, projections, and every thing else there’s to know as the 2017-18 season nears its finish.

When do the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs begin?

The NHL common season was prolonged in the future to April eight to accommodate a make-up recreation between the Panthers and Bruins, postponed from Jan. eleven due to snow in Boston. The playoffs start three days afterward April eleven.

A full schedule of every first-spherical collection will probably be added right here when introduced.

NHL standings

Head right here for an up to date take a look at the playoff image.

NHL playoff odds, predictions

Head right here for up to date postseason odds from AccuScore.