Chicago Blackhawks miss playoffs for first time in 10 years

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The Colorado Avalanche (40-25-8) snapped a tie with Anaheim for the top spot in the Western Conference wild-card race and moved within two points of Minnesota for third place in the Central Division. “It’s crunch time and I think, not just myself, but everyone is playing really well,” said MacKinnon, who has 13 goals and […]

NHL Playoff Rules and Bracket Setup

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The top three teams in each division will make up the first 12 teams in the playoffs. The remaining four spots will be filled by the next two highest-placed finishers in each conference, based on regular-season record and regardless of division. It is possible for one division in each conference to send five teams to […]