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NHL Playoff Bracket 2024

Last Updated: Jun 3, 2024

The 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs have reached the finale.

The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Dallas Stars in Game 6 on Sunday night to take their place among the Florida Panthers in the Stanley Cup Final.

Read more below about the NHL postseason structure, and download our printable PDF bracket for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

NHL Playoff Bracket 2024 Printable

Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket 2024

Download our Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket PDF.

How Do the Stanley Cup Playoffs Work?

The postseason consists of four best-of-seven rounds, with the Stanley Cup champion needing to win 16 games to lift the trophy. Eight teams from each conference qualify — three from each division plus a pair of wild cards in the Eastern and Western Conferences.

See which teams The Game Day thinks are the best bets to win the Stanley Cup.

Eastern Conference NHL Playoffs

Round 1

ATLANTIC DIVISION

  • A1 Florida Panthers vs WC1 Tampa Bay Lightning
  • A2 Boston Bruins vs A3 Toronto Maple Leafs

METROPOLITAN DIVISION

  • M1 New York Rangers vs WC2 Washington Capitals
  • M2 Carolina Hurricanes vs M3 New York Islanders

Round 2

ATLANTIC DIVISION

  • A1 Florida Panthers vs A2 Boston Bruins

METROPOLITAN DIVISION

  • M1 New York Rangers vs M2 Carolina Hurricanes

Western Conference NHL Playoffs

Round 1

CENTRAL DIVISION

  • C1 Dallas Stars vs WC2 Vegas Golden Knights
  • C2 Winnipeg Jets vs C3 Colorado Avalanche

PACIFIC DIVISION

  • P1 Vancouver Canucks vs WC1 Nashville Predators
  • P2 Edmonton Oilers vs P3 Los Angeles Kings

Round 2

CENTRAL DIVISION

  • C1 Dallas Stars vs C3 Colorado Avalanche

PACIFIC DIVISION

  • P1 Vancouver Canucks vs P2 Edmonton Oilers

NHL Playoffs Conference Finals

EASTERN CONFERENCE

  • M1 New York Rangers vs A1 Florida Panthers

WESTERN CONFERENCE

  • C1 Dallas Stars vs P2 Edmonton Oilers

NHL Playoffs: Stanley Cup Final

  • A1 Florida Panthers vs P2 Edmonton Oilers

Stanley Cup Final Schedule

The Stanley Cup Final between the Oilers and Panthers will begin at Amerant Bank Arena in Florida on Saturday, June 8.

In the United States, ABC and ESPN+ will broadcast the Final. In Canada, the series will air on SN, CBC, and TVA Sports.

Here is the full 2024 Stanley Cup Final schedule:

Game 1: Oilers at Panthers — Saturday, June 8, 8 p.m. ET

Game 2: Oilers at Panthers — Monday, June 10, 8 p.m. ET

Game 3: Panthers at Oilers — Thursday, June 13, 8 p.m. ET

Game 4: Panthers at Oilers — Saturday, June 15, 8 p.m. ET

*Game 5: Oilers at Panthers — Tuesday, June 18, 8 p.m. ET

*Game 6: Panthers at Oilers — Friday, June 21, 8 p.m. ET

*Game 7: Oilers at Panthers — Monday, June 24, 8 p.m. ET

* If necessary


How to Bet on the NHL Playoffs

The NHL playoffs are among the most exciting events to bet on the North American sports calendar.

Betting on the postseason is as easy as placing a futures bet on a team to win the Stanley Cup. However, more props and picks, including odds on whether any bubble teams will miss the postseason, are available to wager at most online sportsbooks throughout the year.

For more postseason betting advice, check out our NHL best bets.

NHL Playoff Promotions

Once the Stanley Cup Final gets underway, there will undoubtedly be NHL playoff odds boosts and prop promotions, so be on the lookout for those in the coming days and weeks.

Stay up to date on the latest offers with our best sports betting promos.

Author

John Arlia

Before joining The Game Day, John served as the National Writer for the United Soccer League, where he primarily covered the USL Championship out of the league’s headquarters in Tampa, FL. A devout soccer fan, John attended the men’s World Cups in Brazil and Russia and can’t wait for the 2026 edition to come to North America. Having also written for Sporting News Canada since getting his master’s from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU, John has acquired a diverse sporting background, but considers football, golf, and soccer his three strong suits.

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