2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs Schedule

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2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs Schedule

The National Hockey League has announced the dates, starting times and television information for the 2021 Stanley Cup Semifinals, featuring the Montreal Canadiens against the Vegas Golden Knights, and the New York Islanders against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Seedings and matchups for the Stanley Cup Semifinals were determined based on regular-season standings. The winner of each best-of-seven Semifinal will advance to the 2021 Stanley Cup Final.

2021 STANLEY CUP SEMIFINALS SCHEDULE

All start times are EST.

#1 Vegas vs. #4 Montreal

(Golden Knights lead 1-0)

  • Game 1: Golden Knights 4, Canadiens 1
  • Wednesday, June 16, 9 p.m.: Canadiens at Golden Knights | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • Friday, June 18, 8 p.m.: Golden Knights at Canadiens | USA, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • Sunday, June 20, 8 p.m.: Golden Knights at Canadiens | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • *Tuesday, June 22, 9 p.m.: Canadiens at Golden Knights | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • *Thursday, June 24, 8 p.m.: Golden Knights at Canadiens | USA, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • *Saturday, June 26, 8 p.m.: Canadiens at Golden Knights | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVAS

#2 Tampa Bay vs. #3 NY Islanders

(Series tied 1-1)

  • Game 1: Islanders 2, Lightning 1
  • Game 2: Lightning 4, Islanders 2
  • Thursday, June 17, 8 p.m.: Lightning at Islanders | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • Saturday, June 19, 8 p.m.: Lightning at Islanders | USA, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • Monday, June 21, 8 p.m.: Islanders at Lightning | USA, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • *Wednesday, June 23, 8 p.m.: Lightning at Islanders | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVAS
  • *Friday, June 25, 8 p.m.: Islanders at Lightning | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVAS

*if necessary

Second Round Results

MassMutual East Division

#3 Boston vs. #4 NY Islanders (Islanders win 4-2)

  • Game 1: Bruins 5, Islanders 2
  • Game 2: Islanders 4, Bruins 3 (OT)
  • Game 3: Bruins 2, Islanders 1 (OT)
  • Game 4: Islanders 4, Bruins 1
  • Game 5: Islanders 5, Bruins 4
  • Game 6: Islanders 6, Bruins 2

Discover Central Division

#1 Carolina vs. #3 Tampa Bay (Lightning win 4-1)

  • Game 1: Lightning 2, Hurricanes 1
  • Game 2: Lightning 2, Hurricanes 1
  • Game 3: Hurricanes 3, Lightning 2 (OT)
  • Game 4: Lightning 6, Hurricanes 4
  • Game 5: Lightning 2, Hurricanes 0

Honda West Division

#1 Colorado vs. #2 Vegas (Vegas win 4-2)

  • Game 1: Avalanche 7, Golden Knights 1
  • Game 2: Avalanche 3, Golden Knights 2 (OT)
  • Game 3: Golden Knights 3, Avalanche 2
  • Game 4: Golden Knights 5, Avalanche 1
  • Game 5: Golden Knights 3, Avalanche 2 (OT)
  • Game 6: Golden Knights 6, Avalanche 3

Scotia North Division

#3 Winnipeg vs. #4 Montreal (Canadiens win 4-0)

  • Game 1: Canadiens 5, Jets 3
  • Game 2: Canadiens 1, Jets 0
  • Game 3: Canadiens 5, Jets 1
  • Game 4: Canadiens 3, Jets 2 (OT)

if necessary
TBD – To Be Determined
Starting times and broadcast details for games listed as TBD will be announced as they are
determined.

First Round Results

MASSMUTUAL EAST DIVISION

Pittsburgh Penguins (1) vs. New York Islanders (4) (Islanders win 4-2)

  • Game 1: Islanders 4, Penguins 3 (OT)
  • Game 2: Penguins 2, Islanders 1
  • Game 3: Penguins 5, Islanders 4 
  • Game 4: Islanders 4, Penguins 1
  • Game 5: Islanders 3, Penguins 2 (2OT)
  • Game 6: Islanders 5, Penguins 3

Washington Capitals (2) vs. Boston Bruins (3) (Bruins win 4-1)

  • Game 1: Capitals 3, Bruins 2 (OT)
  • Game 2: Bruins 4, Capitals 3 (OT)
  • Game 3: Bruins 3, Capitals 2 (2OT)
  • Game 4: Bruins 4, Capitals 1
  • Game 5: Bruins 3, Capitals 1

DISCOVER CENTRAL DIVISION

Carolina Hurricanes (1) vs. Nashville Predators (4) (Hurricanes win 4-2)

  • Game 1: Hurricanes 5, Predators 2
  • Game 2: Hurricanes 3, Predators 0
  • Game 3: Predators 5, Hurricanes 4 (2OT)
  • Game 4: Predators 4, Hurricanes 3 (2OT)
  • Game 5: Hurricanes 3, Predators 2 (OT)
  • Game 6: Hurricanes 4, Predators 3 (OT)

Florida Panthers (2) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (3) (Lightning win 4-2)

  • Game 1: Lightning 5, Panthers 4
  • Game 2: Lightning 3, Panthers 1
  • Game 3: Panthers 6, Lightning 5 (OT)
  • Game 4: Lightning 6, Panthers 2
  • Game 5: Panthers 4, Lightning 1
  • Game 6: Lightning 4, Panthers 0

HONDA WEST DIVISION

Colorado Avalanche (1) vs. St. Louis Blues (4) (Avalanche win 4-0)

  • Game 1: Avalanche 4, Blues 1
  • Game 2: Avalanche 6, Blues 3
  • Game 3: Avalanche 5, Blues 1
  • Game 4: Avalanche 5, Blues 2

Vegas Golden Knights (2) vs. Minnesota Wild (3) (Golden Knights win 4-3)

  • Game 1: Wild 1, Golden Knights 0 (OT)
  • Game 2: Golden Knights 3, Wild 1
  • Game 3: Golden Knights 5, Wild 2
  • Game 4: Golden Knights 4, Wild 0
  • Game 5: Wild 4, Golden Knights 2
  • Game 6: Wild 3, Golden Knights 0
  • Game 7: Golden Knights 6, Wild 2

SCOTIA NORTH DIVISION

Toronto Maple Leafs (1) vs. Montreal Canadiens (4) (Canadiens win 4-3)

  • Game 1: Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 1
  • Game 2: Maple Leafs 5, Canadiens 1
  • Game 3: Maple Leafs 2, Canadiens 1
  • Game 4: Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 0
  • Game 5: Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3 (OT)
  • Game 6: Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2 (OT)
  • Game 7: Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 1

Edmonton Oilers (2) vs. Winnipeg Jets (3) (Jets win 4-0)

  • Game 1: Jets 4, Oilers 1
  • Game 2: Jets 1, Oilers 0 (OT)
  • Game 3: Jets 5, Oilers 4 (OT)
  • Game 4: Jets 4, Oilers 3 (3OT)

*if necessary
TBD – To Be Determined
Starting times and national broadcast information for games listed TBD will be announced when
available.

Second Round Schedule

Game 1 of the Second Round series between the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins is set for 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 29, in Boston. The game will be televised on NBC in the U.S. In Canada, the game will be on SN360 and TVA Sports. Game 2 will take place on Monday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m. ET in Boston. The game will be televised on NBCSN in the United States and on SN1 and TVA Sports in Canada.

Second Round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes will begin on Sunday, May 30 at 5 p.m. ET in Raleigh. Game 1 of the best-of-seven series between the Discover Central Division rivals will be televised on NBCSN in the United States and on Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada.

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