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The 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs will soon be underway as the 16 teams that qualified now know their opponents. Take a look at how they've stacked up over the regular season and pick who you think will advance.
The 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs will soon be underway as the 16 teams that qualified now know their opponents. Take a look at how they've stacked up over the regular season and pick who you think will advance.

Need a refresher on how the NHL's new playoff format works? See our explainer.

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Division leader No. 1  vs. Wild card No. 2
Boston BruinsDetroit Red Wings
  • 54-19-89, 117 pts.     39-28-15, 93 pts.
  • Bruins won Atlantic Division, Presidents' Trophy.
  • Detroit won season series 3-1.




Division leader No. 2  vs. Wild card No. 1
Pittsburgh Penguins Columbus Blue Jackets

  • 50-24-7, 107 pts.     43-32-7, 93 pts.
  • Penguins won Metropolitan Division.
  • Pittsburgh won season series 5-0.





  • Atlantic No. 2 vs. Atlantic No. 3
    Tampa Bay Lightning Montreal Canadiens 

  • 46-27-9, 101 pts.     46-28-8, 100 pts.
  • Tampa Bay won season series 3-1.   





  • Metropolitan No. 2 vs. Metropolitan No. 3
    New York Rangers Philadelphia Flyers

  • 45-31-6, 96 pts.     42-29-10, 94 pts.
  • Season series tied 2-2.






  • WESTERN CONFERENCE

    Division leader No. 1 vs. Wild card No. 2
    Anaheim DucksDallas Stars

  • 54-20-8, 116 pts.     39-30-11, 91 pts.
  • Ducks won Pacific Division, top seed in Western Conference.
  • Dallas won season series 2-1.






  • Division leader No. 2 vs. Wild card No. 1
     

  • 52-22-8, 112 pts.    43-26-12, 98 pts.
  • Avalanche won Central Division.
  • Colorado won season series 3-1.






  • Pacific No. 2 vs. Pacific No. 3
     Los Angeles Kings

  • 50-22-9, 111 pts   46-28-6, 100 pts.
  • Los Angeles won season series 3-2.




  • Central No. 2 vs. Central No. 3
    St. Louis Blues   

  • 52-23-7, 111 pts.    46-21-15, 107 pts.
  • St. Louis won season series 3-2


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