Return to NHL Play: Round Robin Schedule, Scenarios

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It’s time to focus on the NHL games, including the 2020 NHL Playoff schedule. The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs kicked off on Saturday August 1 in the Plate Cities of Edmonton and Toronto.

The top four teams from the two conferences will play in a three-game round robin to advance to the first round. The Stanley Cup Playoffs will be the best of five series, with losing teams entering Phase 2 of the NHL Draft Lottery.

Below is a full schedule for the 2020 NHL playoffs for both the round robin and the Stanley Cup playoffs.

EASTERN CONFERENCE (Scotiabank Arena)

Round robin [Standings, scenarios]

Sunday August 2: Flyers 4, Bruins 1 (to summarize)
Monday August 3
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Lightning 3, Capitals 2 (SO) (to summarize)
Wednesday August 5:
Lightning 3, Bruins 2 (to summarize)
Thursday August 6:
Flyers 3, Capitals 1 (to summarize)
Saturday August 8:
Flyers vs Lightning, TBD
Sunday August 9:
Bruins vs Capitals, TBD

(5) Pittsburgh Penguins vs (12) Montreal Canadiens (MTL leads series 2-1)

Saturday August 1: Canadians 3, Penguins 2 (to summarize)
Monday August 3: Penguins 3, Canadians 1 (to summarize)
Wednesday August 5: Canadians 4, Penguins 3 (to summarize)
Friday August 7: Penguins vs Canadiens, 16 h HE – NBCSN
Saturday August 8: Canadians vs. Penguins *

(6) Carolina Hurricanes vs. (11) New York Rangers (CAR won series 3-0)

Saturday August 1: Hurricanes 3, Rangers 2 (to summarize)
Monday August 3: Hurricanes 4, Rangers 1 (to summarize)
Tuesday, August. 4: Hurricanes 4, Rangers 1 (to summarize)

(7) New York Islanders vs. (10) Florida Panthers (NYI won series 3-1)

Saturday August 1: Islanders 2, Panthers 1 (to summarize)
Tuesday, August. 4: Islanders 4, Panthers 2 (to summarize)
Wednesday August 5: Panthers 3, Insulaires 2 (to summarize)
Friday August 7: Islanders 5, Panthers 1 (to summarize)

(8) Toronto Maple Leafs vs. (9) Columbus Blue Jackets (CBJ leads the series 2-1)

Sunday August 2: Blue Jackets 2, Maple Leafs 0 (to summarize)
Tuesday, August. 4: Maple Leafs 3, Blue Jackets 0 (to summarize)
Thursday August 6: Blue Jackets 4, Maple Leafs 3 (OT) (to summarize)
Friday August 7: Maple Leafs vs Blue Jackets, 9 p.m. ET – (live coverage on NBCSN)
Sunday August 9: Blue Jackets vs Maple Leafs, TBD * if necessary

[NBC 2020 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF HUB]

WESTERN CONFERENCE (Rogers Place)

round-robin [Standings, scenarios]

Sunday August 2: Avalanche 2, Blues 1 (to summarize)
Monday August 3: Golden Knights 4, étoiles 3 (to summarize)
Wednesday August 5: Avalanche 4, stars 0
Thursday August 6: Golden Knights 6, Blues 4 (to summarize)
Saturday August 8: Golden Knights vs Avalanche, TBD
Sunday August 9: Stars vs Blues, TBD

(5) Oilers d’Edmonton contre (12) Blackhawks de Chicago (CHI leads the series 2-1)

Saturday August 1: Blackhawks 6, Oilers 4 (to summarize)
Monday August 3: Oilers 6, Blackhawks 3 (to summarize)
Wednesday August 5: Blackhawks 4, Oilers 3 (to summarize)
Friday August 7: Oilers vs Blackhawks, 18 h 45 HE – NBCSN
Saturday August 8: Blackhawks vs Oilers, TBD * if necessary

(6) Nashville Predators vs. (11) Arizona Coyotes (ARZ won the series 3-1)

Sunday August 2: Coyotes 4, Predators 3 (to summarize)
Tuesday, August. 4: Predators 4, Coyotes 2 (to summarize)
Wednesday August 5: Coyotes 4, Predators 1 (to summarize)
Friday August 7: Coyotes 4, Predators 3 (OT) (to summarize)

(7) Vancouver Canucks vs. (10) Minnesota Wild (FROM LEAD 2-1 SERIES)

Sunday August 2: Sauvage 3, Canucks 0 (to summarize)
Tuesday, August. 4: Canucks 4, Sauvage 3 (to summarize)
Thursday August 6: Canucks 3, Sauvage 0 (to summarize)
Friday August 7: Canucks contre Wild, 22 h 45 HE – NBCSN
Sunday August 9: Wild vs Canucks, TBD * if necessary

(8) Calgary Flames vs. (9) Winnipeg Jets (CGY won the series 3-1)

Saturday August 1: Flames 4, Jets 1 (to summarize)
Monday August 3: Jets 3, Flames 2 (to summarize)
Tuesday, August. 4: Flames 6, Jets 2 (to summarize)
Thursday August 6: Flames 4, Jets 0 (to summarize)

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Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk sur NBC Sports. Drop him a line at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.

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