NHL playoffs: Here's your bracket for the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs
2014 playoff bracket. (nhlplayoffbrackets.com) There has been some abashing on what the new playoff architecture in the NHL looks like, the players included. It's a little altered than it was aftermost division (and the abounding seasons before) but it's a acknowledgment to the pre-expansion appearance with bounded matchups in the aboriginal two rounds, with the one barring of agrarian cards actuality able to cantankerous over.
One affair that it does is accord us a nice, apple-pie bracket for the playoffs back there is no best reseeding. The bracket is the bracket, you apperceive in beforehand who the abeyant opponents are in anniversary round.
As you can see aloft (via NHLplayoffbrackets.com), there is your bracket for this year's playoffs. The bounded pods are mostly all accurate to the standings with the one barring of the Stars arena with the Pacific teams (their bounded foes as afresh as aftermost season) with two agrarian cards advancing from the Central.
The Bruins are the top all-embracing aggregation accepting won the Presidents' Trophy. What that agency is that if they ability the Stanley Cup Final again, they will accept home-ice advantage all the way. The Ducks are the top berry in the West over the Central best Avalanche.