The San Jose Sharks won the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night, defeating the St. Louis Blues 4-2 in their best-of-seven series. The victory sends the Sharks through to the Stanley Cup Finals
The 2016 NHL playoffs are down to the final four teams. In the Eastern Conference finals the favored Pittsburgh Penguins will host the Tampa Bay Lightning starting with Game 1 on Friday night (8pm ET).
The Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins are the two teams that are considered the favorites to win the 2016 Stanley Cup (source: bet365). However, they will meet in the conference semifinals following Pittsburgh's elimination
The New York Islanders really took it down to the nail biting wire to defeat the Florida Panthers 2-1 taking them into the second round of NHL Playoffs since 1993. It took two overtimes, but the Islanders are moving on.