The 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs are heading into the conference finals as we approach Memorial Day. There are eight teams that will be whittled down to four for the Western and Eastern Conference Finals. Here we’re going to take a look at the 2022 playoff bracket and which teams have advanced to the conference finals.
2022 NHL playoff bracket
No. 1 Florida Panthers vs. No. 3 Tampa Bay Lightning (TB wins 4-0)
No. 1 Carolina Hurricanes vs. No. 2 New York Rangers (NYR win 4-3)
Lightning — Advance to Eastern Conference Final for third straight season.
Rangers — Advance to Eastern Conference Final.
Eastern Conference Final
No. 2 New York Rangers vs. No. 3 Tampa Bay Lightning (NYR lead 2-1)
No. 1 Colorado Avalanche vs. No. 3 St. Louis Blues (COL wins 4-2)
No. 1 Calgary Flames vs. No. 2 Edmonton Oilers (EDM wins 4-1)
Oilers — Advance to Western Conference Final.
Avalanche — Advance to Western Conference Final.
Western Conference Final
No. 1 Colorado Avalanche vs. No. 2 Edmonton Oilers (COL wins 4-0)
Avalanche — defeat Oilers in four games to advance to Stanley Cup Final.