The National Hockey League or the Stanley Cup has now started and the 2011 NHL Playoffs schedule can be seen below. For all hockey fans, we also have a downloadable and printable Stanley Cup Playoff bracket 2011.
The Eastern Conference teams are composed of the Southeast Division and Eastern Conference regular season champions, Washington Capitals; Atlantic Division champions, Philadelphia Flyers; and Northeast Division champions, Boston Bruins.
Other teams for the Eastern Conference by virtue of points are the Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers.
For the Western Conference, Northwest Division and Western Conference regular season champions, Vancouver Canucks leads the seed, followed by Pacific Division champions, San Jose Sharks and Central Division champions, Detroit Red Wings.
The rest of the Western Conference teams include, Anaheim Ducks, Nashville Predators, Phoenix Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings and the Chicago Blackhawks.