May 21, 2024

2024 NHL Playoffs bracket: Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule, scores, start times for Thursday’s Round 2 games


The second spherical of the Stanley Cup Playoffs continues to supply some thrilling motion. That continued to be the case when the Dallas Stars took on the Colorado Avalanche in an elimination recreation on Wednesday.

The Stars had the Avalanche on the ropes within the early going of Game 5. After the 2 groups exchanged targets to open the competition, Stars defenseman Miro Heiskanen discovered the again of the web to offer Dallas a 2-1 lead halfway by the second interval. However, that’s when the Avalanche made their transfer. 

Led by a two-goal efficiency from defenseman Cale Makar, Colorado scored 4 of the ultimate 5 targets of the sport, together with three unanswered tallies, to return away with a 5-3 victory. The Stars nonetheless lead the collection 3-2, however the collection will now shift again to Colorado for Game 6 on Friday.

The construction of the playoffs is as follows:

  • The division winner with essentially the most factors in every convention will face the second Wild Card crew within the first spherical. The division winner with fewer factors in every convention will match up with the highest Wild Card crew within the first spherical.
  • Each collection shall be a best-of-seven format.
  • Home-ice benefit goes to the crew with the highest seed within the first two rounds of the playoffs. The crew with essentially the most factors within the common season has home-ice benefit within the convention finals and Stanley Cup Final.

Below is how one can comply with every collection within the first spherical together with updating outcomes and scores from every recreation. Bookmark this web page for the period of the playoff run to remain updated with all the pieces on the ice.

Stanley Cup Playoffs viewing info

TV: ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, TNT, SN, SNE, SNW
Stream: fuboTV (try for free)
Follow: CBS Sports App

All times Eastern
(* if obligatory)

Second spherical

Eastern Conference

(1) New York Rangers vs. (2) Carolina Hurricanes

Game 1: | Rangers 4, Hurricanes 3 | Recap
Game 2: | Rangers 4, Hurricanes 3 (2OT) | Recap
Game 3: | Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2 (OT) | Recap
Game 4: | Hurricanes 4, Rangers 3 | Recap
Game 5: | Hurricanes 4, Rangers 1 | Recap
Game 6: | Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. | at CAR | TV: TNT
Game 7*: | Saturday, May 18, TBD | at NY | TV: TBD

(1) Florida Panthers vs. (2) Boston Bruins

Game 1: | Bruins 5, Panthers 1 | Recap
Game 2: | Panthers 6, Bruins 1 | Recap
Game 3: | Panthers 6, Bruins 2 | Recap
Game 4: | Panthers 3, Bruins 2 | Recap
Game 5: | Bruins 2, Panthers 1 | Recap
Game 6: | Friday, May 17, 7 p.m. | at BOS | TV: TNT
Game 7*: | Sunday, May 19, TBD | at FLA | TV: TBD

Western Conference

(1) Dallas Stars vs. (3) Colorado Avalanche

Game 1: | Avalanche 4, Stars 3 (OT) | Recap
Game 2: | Stars 5, Avalanche 3 | Recap
Game 3: | Stars 4, Avalanche 1 | Recap
Game 4: | Stars 5, Avalanche 1 | Recap
Game 5: | Avalanche 5, Stars 3 | Recap
Game 6: | Friday, May 17, 10 p.m. | at COL | TV: TNT
Game 7*: | Sunday, May 19, TBD | at DAL | TV: TBD

(1) Vancouver Canucks vs. (2) Edmonton Oilers

Game 1: | Canucks 5, Oilers 4 | Recap
Game 2: | Oilers 4, Canucks 3 (OT) | Recap
Game 3: | Canucks 4, Oilers 3 | Recap
Game 4: | Oilers 3, Canucks 2 | Recap
Game 5: | Thursday, May 16, 10 p.m. | at VAN | TV: TNT
Game 6*: | Saturday, May 18, TBD | at EDM | TV: TBD
Game 7*: | Monday, May 20, TBD | at VAN | TV: TBD





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