2018-19 PLAYOFFS

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WESTERN CONFERENCE

EASTERN CONFERENCE

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ROUND 1

PHI wins series 4-2 against MTL

TBL wins series 4-1 against CBJ

NYI wins series 4-1 against WSH

BOS wins series 4-1 against CAR

VGK wins series 4-1 against CHI

COL wins series 4-1 against ARI

DAL wins series 4-2 against CGY

VAN wins series 4-2 against STL

*This year the teams were reseeded after each round

*TBL exact their revenge against CBJ in round 1 on their way to their first Stanley Cup since 2004, and their second in franchise history

*Last years Stanley Cup champions STL were outed by VAN in round 1

ROUND 3

TBL wins series 4-2 against NYI

DAL wins series 4-1 against VGK

*First Stanley Cup Finals appearance for DAL since 2000 where they lost to the New Jersey Devils (they did win the Stanley Cup just the year before).

ROUND 2

NYI wins series 4-3 against PHI

TBL wins series 4-1 against BOS

VGK wins series 4-3 against VAN

DAL wins series 4-3 against COL

*VAN rookie goaltender Tatcher Demko had a 48 save shutout in game 6 to will VAN to game 7 - he also stoped 42 shots in game 5 to become the first California goalie to win his playoff debut. He then allowed just one goal on 34 shots in game 7 but ended up falling just short 3-0 to Vegas. (Allowed just 2 goals on 125 shots in games 5,6, and 7) 

ROUND 4

TBL wins series 4-2 against DAL

*TBL are the 2020 Stanley Cup Champions!

*Victor Hedman is the Conn Smythe Trophy winner (playoff MVP) 

*Brayden Point finished the playoffs with 33 points while teammate Nikita Kucherov finished with 34 points.

*First time there was both a round robin seeding tournament for the top 4 teams in each division as well as best of 5 qualifying rounds for the remaining 12 teams.