2022 NHL Playoffs Second Round Bracket


May 15, 2022; New York, New York, USA; New York Rangers players celebrate as they leave the ice after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in overtime of game seven of the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The second round of the 2022 NHL Playoffs is now over.

Following the New York Rangers’ 6-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7, the conference finals field is now set.

In the second round, the Colorado Avalanche eliminated the St. Louis Blues 4-2 in the Western Conference. Colorado will now play the Edmonton Oilers after they eliminated the Calgary Flames in a gentleman’s sweep. 

In the Eastern Conference, the Tampa Bay Lightning swept the Florida Panthers despite being the lower seed, setting up a series against the Rangers to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here’s how the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs played out:

How can I watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on TV?

Disney (ESPN, ABC) and Turner Sports (TNT, TBS) have agreed to new deals with the NHL. Half of the games for the first three rounds were on TNT and the other half were either on ESPN or ABC. 

Playoff coverage is available for Canadian viewers via Sportsnet.

What is the schedule for the second round of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs?

The second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs commenced Tuesday, May 17. Here’s how the second round of the 2022 NHL Playoffs shaped up:

Second Round: Division Finals

Western Conference

Colorado Avalanche (1) vs. St. Louis Blues (3)

  • Game 1: Colorado won 3-2
  • Game 2: St. Louis won 4-1
  • Game 3: Colorado won 5-2
  • Game 4: Colorado won 6-3
  • Game 5: St. Louis won 5-4 (OT)
  • Game 6: Colorado won 3-2

Calgary Flames (1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (2)

  • Game 1: Calgary won 9-6
  • Game 2: Edmonton won 5-3
  • Game 3: Edmonton won 4-1
  • Game 4: Edmonton won 5-3
  • Game 5: Edmonton won 5-4

Eastern Conference

Florida Panthers (1) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (3)

  • Game 1: Tampa Bay won 4-1
  • Game 2: Tampa Bay won 2-1
  • Game 3: Tampa Bay won 5-1
  • Game 4: Tampa Bay won 2-0

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

  • Game 1: Carolina won 2-1
  • Game 2: Carolina won 2-0
  • Game 3: New York won 3-1
  • Game 4: New York won 4-1
  • Game 5: Carolina won 3-1
  • Game 6: New York won 5-2
  • Game 7: New York won 6-2
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