There are only seven teams still remaining in the playoffs for the 2015 Stanley Cup. Three of those teams will face elimination this weekend, one is already into the conference finals, and three others are on the verge of advancing.
The Montreal Canadiens staved off 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs elimination on Thursday night in game four of their series from Tampa Bay Lightning. The Habs had not played well in quite some time following two losses to Ottawa, a win, and then three losses to Tampa Bay.
The 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs featured two games on Wednesday night. The results from each game saw both losers pushed to the brink of elimination.
The Calgary Flames, in what was possibly the best game of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs so far, defeated the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. With what could only be called incredible perseverance, Calgary fought for their playoff lives to the bitter end
The Calgary Flames, following two subpar performances in games one and two of their second round series against the Anaheim Ducks, are in a world of trouble. The Flames, down 0-2 in the series, will host the Ducks from downtown Calgary on Tuesday night.
The Montreal Canadiens were among the favorites to win the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs when the post-season began. Montreal, in backing up their reputation as one of the best teams in the league, roared out to a 3-0 lead against the Ottawa Senators in the first round.
Saturday was generally a busy day in sports however in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs specifically, the action was fairly quiet. Only the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers played as the two teams met for game two of their second round series.
The 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs continued on Friday night with the Montreal Canadiens hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay entered the game perhaps at a little bit of a disadvantage since they were forced to play seven games in the opening round series, while Montreal only played six.
The second round of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs began on Thursday night. Four teams were in action as the Washington Capitals travelled to New York to take on the Rangers in the early game. The later game saw the Calgary Flames open their series against the Anaheim Ducks.