Stanley Cup Second Round Schedule

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The Stanley Cup playoffs continue on Saturday, August 22 in the main cities of Edmonton and Toronto. Now that the first round is over, the full 2020 NHL second round playoff schedule has been announced.

The top four teams in the regular season of the two conferences played in a three-game round robin to advance to the first round. The eight best of 5 qualifying round winners qualified for the first round.

Rogers Place in Edmonton will host the 2020 NHL Conference Finals and the Stanley Cup Final.

Here is the 2020 NHL Round 2 playoff schedule.

EASTERN CONFERENCE (Scotiabank Arena – Toronto)

No.1 Philadelphia Flyers vs. 6 New York Islanders (NYI leads 3-1)

Series preview
Game 1
: Islanders 4, Flyers 0 (to summarize)
Game 2: Flyers 4, Islanders 3 (OT) (to summarize)
Game 3: Islanders 3, Flyers 1 (to summarize)
Game 4: Islanders 3, Flyers 2 (to summarize)
Game 5: Tuesday, September 1, 7 p.m. ET – NBCSN (direct)
* Game 6: Thursday September 3 – to be determined
* Game 7: Saturday September 5 – To be determined

*if necessary

No.2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No.4 Boston Bruins (TBL leads 3-1)

Series preview
Game 1:
Bruins 3, Lightning 2 (to summarize)
Game 2: Lightning 4, Bruins 3 (OT) (to summarize)
Game 3: Lightning 7, Bruins 1 (to summarize)
Game 4: Lightning 3, Bruins 1 (to summarize)
Game 5: Monday, Aug.31, 7 p.m. ET – NBCSN (direct)
* Game 6: Wednesday September 2 – to be determined
* Game 7: Thursday September 3 – to be determined

*if necessary

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WESTERN CONFERENCE (Rogers Place – Edmonton)

No 1 Vegas Golden Knights vs No 5 Vancouver Canucks (VGK avance 3-1)

Series preview
Game 1
: Chevaliers d’or 5, Canucks 0 (to summarize)
Game 2: Canucks 5, Golden Knights 2 (to summarize)
Game 3: Golden Knights 3, Canucks 0 (to summarize)
Game 4: Golden Knights 5, Canucks 3 (to summarize)
Game 5: Tuesday, September 1, 9:45 p.m. ET – NBCSN (direct)
* Game 6: Thursday September 3 – to be determined
* Game 7: Friday September 4 – To be determined

*if necessary

Colorado Avalanche No.2 vs Dallas Stars No.3 (DAL leads 3-1)

Series preview
Game 1:
Stars 5, Avalanche 3 (to summarize)
Game 2: Stars 5, Avalanche 2 (to summarize)
Game 3: Avalanche 6, stars 4 (to summarize)
Game 4: Stars 5, Avalanche 4 (to summarize)
Game 5: Monday, Aug.31, 9:45 p.m. ET – NBCSN (direct)
* Game 6: Wednesday September 2 – To be determined
* Game 7: Friday September 4 – To be determined

*if necessary

MORE: PHT second round predictions

ROUND / ROUND-ROBIN NHL QUALIFYING RESULTS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Philadelphia Flyers (3-0-0, 6 points)
Tampa Bay Lightning (2-1-0, 4 points)
Capitals de Washington (1-1-1, 3 points)
Bruins de Boston (0-3-0, 0 point)

The Canadians beat the Penguins (3-1)
Hurricanes beat Rangers (3-0)
Islanders beat Panthers (3-1)
Blue Jackets defeat Maple Leafs (3-2)

WESTERN CONFERENCE
Vegas Golden Knights (3-0-0, 6 points)
Avalanche du Colorado (2-1-0, 4 points)
Stars de Dallas (1-2-0, 2 points)
Blues de Saint-Louis (0-2-1, 1 point)

Blackhawks beat Oilers (3-1)
Coyotes beat predators (3-1)
Canucks beat Wild (3-1)
Flames beat the Jets (3-1)

FIRST ROUND RESULTS

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Flyers beat Canadiens (4-2)
Lightning Beat Blue Jackets (4-1)
Islanders beat Capitals (4-1)
Bruins beat hurricanes (4-1)

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Golden Knights beat Blackhawks (4-1)
Avalanche defeated the Coyotes (4-1)
The stars beat the flames (4-2)
Canucks beat Blues (4-2)

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

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