How will the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs work?

How will the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs work?

The top four teams in each division will earn a playoff berth. The team with the best regular season record will face the team with the worst regular season record, and the other two teams will face each other in the other semifinal series. The winner of those two series will advance to the Stanley Cup Finals.

What is the Stanley Cup playoff schedule for 2020?

Stanley Cup Final

Game Date TV channel
1 Sat., Sept. 19 NBC, fuboTV, SN, CBC, TVAS
2 Mon., Sept. 21 NBCSN, fuboTV, SN, CBC, TVAS
3 Wed., Sept. 23 NBCSN, fuboTV, SN, CBC, TVAS
4 Fri., Sept. 25 NBC, fuboTV, SN, CBC, TVAS

Who is playing in the Stanley Cup 2021?

The 2021 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) 2020–21 season and the culmination of the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs. The series was between the Montreal Canadiens and the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning.

Who won Stanley Cup Finals 2021?

Tampa Bay Lightning
2021 Stanley Cup Finals/Champion
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) hoists the Stanley Cup after the Lightning defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 in game five to win the 2021 Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena. The party began more than two hours before faceoff and got merrier as the night wore on.

Has the Stanley Cup ever been dropped?

In 1957, Maurice “Rocket” Richard chipped both of his front teeth while drinking from the Stanley Cup. In 1962, the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup. During a party after the win, the trophy was dropped in a bonfire and badly damaged.

What team has the longest Stanley Cup drought?

New York Rangers
The longest Stanley Cup droughts in NHL history belong to the New York Rangers and the Toronto Maple Leafs (both 53 seasons). New York ended their drought in 1994, while Toronto’s drought is still active, as they have not made the Finals since winning the last Stanley Cup before the expansion era.