How many games are in the 2014-15 NHL season?
2014–15 NHL season League National Hockey League Sport Ice hockey Duration October 8, 2014 – June 15, 2015 Number of games 82
How many teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs?
16 teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The format is a set bracket that is largely division-based with wild cards. The top three teams in each division will make up the first 12 teams in the playoffs.
What happened in the NHL in 2014?
On October 28, 2014, Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller earned his 300th win, becoming the 30th goaltender in league history to reach this milestone. On October 30, 2014, Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa scored his 1,000th career point with a goal against the team that originally drafted him back in 1997, the Ottawa Senators.
What time does the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs round 1 start?
2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 schedule SERIES A – A1 vs. W2 TIME (ET) vs. NETWORKS/RESULT Friday, April 18 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Boston DET 1, BOS 0 Sunday, April 20 3 p.m. Detroit at Boston BOS 4, DET 1 Tuesday, April 22 7:30 p.m. Boston at Detroit BOS 3, DET 0
What does the new playoff format look like in the NHL?
There has been some confusion on what the new playoff format in the NHL looks like, the players included. It’s a little different than it was last season (and the many seasons before) but it’s a return to the pre-expansion style with divisional matchups in the first two rounds, with the one exception of wild cards being able to cross over.
What is CBC doing with the NHL?
CBC Television, the previous over-the-air television broadcaster of the NHL, continues to participate in coverage to an extent: Rogers reached a deal with CBC to license the Hockey Night in Canada brand and maintain the network’s traditional Saturday night games, along with postseason coverage and exclusive coverage of the Stanley Cup Final.
Which NHL teams have home-ice advantage in the Stanley Cup Final?
The Bruins are the top overall team having won the Presidents’ Trophy. What that means is that if they reach the Stanley Cup Final again, they will have home-ice advantage all the way. The Ducks are the top seed in the West over the Central champion Avalanche.