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NHL games today: 2024 NHL Playoff schedule, Stanley Cup playoffs bracket

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With the 2023-24 NHL season underway, keep our NHL games today breakdown bookmarked for all your daily schedule needs.

NHL games today: May 28

There is one NHL game today. The puck drops on Tuesday’s NHL schedule at 8:00 PM ET with Game 4 between New York Rangers vs Florida Panthers. You can watch the Rangers vs Panthers game tonight on ESPN or stream the Rangers vs Panthers game on ESPN+.

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Previewing the NHL games tomorrow, Wednesday’s NHL schedule features a Western Conference Final matchup between the Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers at 8:30 PM ET. You can watch Game 4 of the Stars vs Oilers series on TNT.

NHL playoff schedule

Here is the upcoming NHL playoff schedule. Below is the schedule for the Florida Panthers vs New York Rangers series in the Eastern Conference Finals and the Western Conference Finals schedule for the Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers.

DateMatchupTime (ET)TV Info
May 28Rangers @ Panthers (Game 4)8:00 PMESPN, ESPN+
May 29Stars @ Oilers (Game 4)8:30 PM TNT
May 30Panthers @ Rangers (Game 5)8:00 PMESPN, ESPN+
May 31Oilers @ Stars (Game 5_TBDTNT

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NHL playoff bracket 2024

What teams are in the NHL Playoffs?

  • Western Conference: Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche
  • Eastern Conference: New York Rangers, Florida Panthers

When do the NHL playoffs start?

The NHL playoffs start on Saturday, April 20.

Where can I watch the Oilers vs Stars?

You can watch the Oilers vs Stars series on TNT.

How will the NHL playoffs be televised?

The 2024 Stanely Cup NHL Playoffs will be televised on ABC, ESPN, TBS, and TNT. We’ll provide the full NHL playoff TV schedule when it’s released.

How many games in the NHL season?

There are 82 games played during the NHL season, ranging from October through May.

When is the NHL All-Star game?

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The 2024 NHL All-Star Game was held at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario on Feb. 3. The Toronto Maple Leafs served as host for the NHL All-Star Game in 2024, the first time since 2012 that a Canadian city hosted the All-Star Game.

When is the NHL trade deadline?

The 2023-’24 NHL trade deadline was on Saturday, March 8, five days later than when the NHL trade deadline is typically held. The hope was this incentivizes teams to make more deals.

When is the 2024 NHL Draft?

While an official date hasn’t been announced, the 2024 NHL Draft is expected to be held in June 2024. The tentative expectation is that the NHL Draft 2024 will be from June 28-29.

When do the 2024 NHL playoffs start?

The 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin April 20.

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When is the Stanley Cup Final?

NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Washington Capitals at Vegas Golden Knights
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The 2024 Stanley Cup Finals are scheduled for June of 2024.

2023 Stanley Cup Final

GameDateMatchupTimeTV Info
1Saturday, June 3Golden Knights 5, Panthers 28:00 PMTNT
2Monday, June 5Golden Knights 7, Panthers 28:00 PMTNT
3Thursday, June 8Panthers 3, Knights 2 (OT)8:00 PMTNT
4Saturday, June 10Golden Knights 3, Panthers 28:00 PMTNT
5Tuesday, June 13Golden Knights 9, Panthers 38:00 PMTNT

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Stanley Cup winners

NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Florida Panthers at Vegas Golden Knights
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The Vegas Golden Knights are the reigning Stanley Cup champions after defeating the Florida Panthers in five games of the 2023 Stanley Cup Finals.

  • 2023: Vegas Golden Knights 4, Florida Panthers 1
  • 2022: Colorado Avalanche 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
  • 2021: Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Montreal Canadiens 1
  • 2020: Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Dallas Stars 2
  • 2019: St. Louis Blues 4, Boston Bruins 3
  • 2018: Washington Capitals 4, Vegas Golden Knights 1
  • 2017: Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Nashville Predators 2
  • 2016: Pittsburgh Penguins 4, San Jose Sharks 2
  • 2015: Chicago Blackhawks 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
  • 2014: Los Angeles Kings 4, New York Rangers 1
  • 2013: Chicago Blackhawks 4, Boston Bruins 2
  • 2012: Los Angeles Kings 4, New Jersey Devils 2
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