The first few games of the playoffs allowed for an insight into the differences between youth and veterans on teams as the young teams stumbled out of the block but aren’t entirely out of it as the first round continues.
The NHL Playoffs were not the focus for at least one day this week as the NHL Draft Lottery took the headlines with one team getting a chance to change their franchise for the foreseeable future.
The NHL playoffs are here and the best part of the NHL season is set to begin as the eastern conference looks to break the streak and the western conference looks to unseat the champions.
There is no league that depends more on their young talent than in the NHL where young players are spending less time in the minor leagues.
It has become the biggest reason for the NHL’s growth in the USA and around the world, the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Pacific Division is one of the most interesting in the NHL ever since it was put together two years ago.
The Conference Finals did not disappoint this year as two match-ups that looked to be great ended up being just that.
Then there were four as the Stanley Cup playoffs have been reduced to the best four teams facing off for their spot in the Stanley Cup Finals.
The second round of the NHL playoffs have been quite different from the first round as the games may have started to take their toll.
The NHL playoff are here and so the most exciting time in the NHL schedule is ready to begin. This year is a great mix of teams that have been there before and teams that have found their way to the playoffs for the first time in a long time.