2022 Stanley Cup playoffs–Schedule, key stats, and how to watch conference finals round

The penultimate round is the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs This week will be the Western Conference finals. Colorado Avalanche Take on the Edmonton OilersThe Eastern Conference finals will feature the Tampa Bay Lightning Face-off against the winner Carolina HurricanesNew York Rangers series.

Because their series was over earlier, the West teams will be the first to get things moving. On Tuesday, the Avs will host Oilers for Game 1 TNT. In Game 1 of their matchup, the Lightning will travel to face either the Canes nor Rangers on Wednesday on ESPN and ESPN+.

Here are key stats, players and other information to get you started before the next round starts.

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs--Schedule, key stats, and how to watch conference finals round

Finals Western Conference

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs--Schedule, key stats, and how to watch conference finals round2022 Stanley Cup playoffs--Schedule, key stats, and how to watch conference finals round

Schedule (all times Eastern).

Game 1 (at COL): 8 p.m. Tuesday, (TNT).
Game 2 (at COL): 8 PM Thursday (TNT).
Game 3 (at EDM), 8 p.m. Saturday, TNT
Game 4 (at EDM), 8. p.m., June 6 (TNT).
Game 5 (at COL): June 8 (TNT)*
Game 6 (at EDM): June 10 (TNT)*
Game 7 (at COL): June 12 (TNT)*

* If necessary

Play

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Connor McDavid's overtime goal was the winner to lift the Oilers over the Flames.

Top playoff scorers

Notes from ESPN Stats & Information

  • Avalanche (4.30), Oilers (4.33) rank second and third in goals per games this postseason. This will be the first conference finals matchup since 1989, featuring teams that average 4.0 goals or more in the postseason. (Calgary FlamesChicago Blackhawks In 1989, this matchup was held. In the postseason, 52 goals have been scored by the Oilers. This is the most goals scored in 12 games by any team since the 1994 Rangers (52), won the Stanley Cup. Half of all the postseason hat tricks were scored by these two teams, Evander Kane Nathan MacKinnon (twice) and Nazem Kadri (once apiece).

  • The Oilers will be making their first conference finals journey since 2006, when Connor McDavid turned 9 years old. This is the first round in which the Avalanche have appeared since MacKinnon's 2002 appearance.

  • This matchup features three of the No. McDavid (EDM): The No. 1 picks Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (EDM) and MacKinnon, (COL). It is the first meeting of conference finalist between No. The No. 1 overall picks for 2018 (Steven Stamkos vs. Alex Ovechkin).

  • McDavid, Leon Draisaitl have 26 points each in this postseason. Wayne Gretzky, who had 34 points in 1983 and 32 respectively in 1985, has more postseason points than McDavid.

  • McDavid scored a total of 149 points during the regular season, plus playoffs. This is the most McDavid has scored in conference finals. Mario Lemieux (181) Jaromir Jagr (167) in 1995-1996

  • McDavid (549), Draisaitl (4799) and MacKinnon (4422) are ranked 1-2-3 in terms of points earned over the past five years. According to Elias Sports Bureau it is the first conference finals that features the top three point leaders in the following five seasons. (The Bruins were represented by all three of these players: Bobby Orr Bobby Esposito and Johnny Bucyk.

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