NHL Playoffs: 5 Matchups Set, 3 To Be Decided – Here Are The Remaining Scenarios

With just one regular season game left, there is still 3 matchups out of 8 to be decided.

Apr 27, 2013; Ottawa, ON, CAN; Ottawa Senators right wing Daniel Alfredsson (11) controls the puck in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Scotiabank Place. The Flyers defeated the Senators 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

WHAT WE KNOW

The Western Conference came down to its last night of action, but the series are finally set.

#1 Chicago will face #8 Minnesota

#2 Anaheim will face #7 Detroit

#3 Vancouver will face #6 San Jose

#4 St. Louis will face #5 Los Angeles

 

In the East, there is only 1 matchup set:

#3 Washington will face #6 Detroit

 

WHAT IS STILL TO BE DECIDED

 

If Ottawa beats Boston in regulation, overtime or shootout:

#1 Pittsburgh will play #8 New York Islanders

#2 Montreal will play #7 Ottawa

#4 Boston will play #5 Toronto

 

If Boston beats Ottawa in regulation:

#1 Pittsburgh will play #8 Ottawa

#2 Boston will play #7 New York Islanders

#4 Montreal will play #5 Toronto

 

If Boston beats Ottawa in overtime or shootout

#1 Pittsburgh will play #8 New York Islanders

#2 Boston will play #7 Ottawa

#4 Montreal will play #5 Toronto

 

 

Topics: Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Playoff Scenarios, Playoffs, Toronto Maple Leafs

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