As of right now, 10 teams have qualified for the playoffs. They are:
– New York Rangers — clinched the Metropolitan Division, the NHL’s best record and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs
– Montreal Canadiens
– Tampa Bay Lightning
– Washington Capitals
– Anaheim Ducks — clinched the Pacific Division
– St. Louis Blues
– Nashville Predators
– Chicago Blackhawks
– Minnesota Wild
– Vancouver Canucks
As of right now, there are six available playoff spots remaining — four in the East and two in the West. Only two divisions — the Metropolitan and Pacific divisions — have been clinched.
The NBC family of networks is the broadcast home of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Each Stanley Cup Playoff game will be televised on NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC the NHL Network and — for the first time — USA. Additionally, games on an NBC network — NBC, NBCSN, CNBC — can be viewed live on your desktop or mobile device via NBC Sports Live Extra and the NBC Sports Live Extra app.