The official schedule for the Stanley Cup has been released by the NHL today! For those of you that may have questions, here are some answers:
Q: Who is going to be in the Stanley Cup Final?
A: We might know who will represent the Eastern Conference tonight if the Lightning win. The game will be on NBCSN at 8 pm ET. Tomorrow at 9 pm ET on NBCSN can determine the Western Conference if the Sharks win.
Q: Who will get home-ice advantage?
A: Whoever had the most points in the regular season will get home-ice (Games 1-2, 5, & 7). If St. Louis wins, they will automatically get home-ice because they have the most points (107), followed by Pittsburgh (104), San Jose (98), and Tampa Bay (97).
Q: Where can we watch this?
A: It has not been officially announced but the NBC Sports group will be in charge in the U.S. and CBC and TVA Sports will take care of Canada. In past years it has been on NBC and that can happen again this year. Stay tuned!
One century of this game and League is a wonderful milestone to celebrate. Let's hope to do this in the next century!