With the NHL & AHL Playoffs starting later this week, I will show the start dates of the different playoff series. Also in the Major Junior, 5 of the 6 League Semifinal Series are known right now as we had 2 game 7's in the OHL. Plus the Brandon Wheat Kings knocking out the Saskatoon Blades last night in 6 games where it will be an Eastern Conference Finals Rematch against the Calgary Hitmen where the Hitmen swept the Wheat Kings last year. Can you say grudge match anyone?
As for the OHL Conference Finals, it will be the Barrie Colts VS. Mississauga St. Micheal's Majors in the East. As for the Western Conference, defending Memorial Cup Champion Windsor Spitfires VS. Kitchener Rangers which will be getting underway later this week.
National Hockey League Playoffs
#1 Washington Capitals VS. #8 Montreal Canadiens: Series Stars 4/15
#2 New Jersey Devils VS. #7 Philadelphia Flyers: Series Starts 4/14
#3 Buffalo Sabres VS. #6 Boston Bruins: Series Starts 4/15
#4 Pittsburgh Penguins VS. #5 Ottawa Senators: Series Starts 4/14
#1 San Jose Sharks VS. #8 Colorado Avalanche: Series Starts 4/14
#2 Chicago Blackhawks VS. #7 Nashville Predators: Series Starts 4/16
#3 Vancouver Cancuks VS. #6 Los Angeles Kings: Series Starts 4/15
#4 Phoenix Coyotes VS. #5 Detroit Red Wings: Series Starts 4/14
American Hockey League Playoffs
#1A Worcester Sharks VS. #4A Lowell Devils: Series Starts 4/14
#2A Portland Pirates VS. #3A Manchester Monarchs: Series Starts 4/16
#1E Hershey Bears VS. #5A Bridgeport Sound Tigers: Series Starts 4/16
#2E Albany River Rats VS. #3E W-B/Scranton Penguins: Series Starts 4/14
#1N Hamilton Bulldogs VS. #4N Manitoba Moose: Series Starts 4/15
#2N Rochester Americans VS. #3N Abbotsford Heat: Series Starts 4/15
#1W Chicago Wolves VS. #4W Milwaukee Admirals: Series Starts 4/14
#2W Texas Stars VS. #3W Rockford Icehogs: Series Starts 4/15
Central Hockey League Playoffs:
No Games on Tuesday Night.
Odessa Jackalopes VS. Allen Americans: Series Tied 1-1, Game 3 is Wednesday in Allen
Rapid City Rush VS. Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs: Series Tied 1-1, Game 3 is Wednesday in Bossier-Shreveport
Major Junior Playoffs
Western Hockey League
Brandon Wheat Kings 5 Saskatoon Blades 4 (0-1, 3-2, 2-1)
Brandon Wins Series 4-2, The Brandon Wheat Kings will play the Calgary Hitmen in the Eastern Conference Finals.
WHL Monday Wrap Up: http://www.whl.ca/monday-s-whl-round-up-p142050
Ontario Hockey League
Mississauga St. Micheal's Majors 5 Ottawa 67s 3 (2-0, 0-2, 3-1)
Mississauga Wins Series 4-3, It will be the Barrie Colts VS. Mississauga St. Micheal's Majors in the Eastern Conference Final.
Kitchener Rangers 8 London Knights 3 (0-1, 5-3, 3-1)
Kitchener Wins Series 4-3, It will be the Windsor Spitfires VS. Kitchener Rangers in the Western Conference Final.
Monday's OHL Tuesday Wrap Up: www.ontariohockeyleague.com/ohl-playoff-roundup-monday-p142048
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Here's a look at when the QMJHL Semifinal Series will get underway as it's a battle of Central Quebec VS. New Brunswick that will be for this year's QMJHL Championship.
#1 St. John Seadogs VS. #6 Victoriaville Tigers: Series Starts on 4/16 in St. John
#2 Drummondville Voltigeurs VS. #5 Moncton Wildcats: Series Starts on 4/16 in Drummondville
U.S.A. Junior Playoffs
United States Hockey League
Cedar Rapids Roughriders 1 Indiana ice 6 (1-2, 0-2, 0-2)
Series Tied 2-2, the 5th and Deciding Game will be on Wednesday Night.
Jacob Fallon: No Points in the Game with 1 SOG and 1 Minor Penalty. He also ended the Game E.
Blake Coleman: No Points in the Game with 2 SOG and 0 penalties. He ended the game even in the plus minus ranking.
North American Hockey League
The Schedule for the NAHL Division Finals are now out. I will show you when the the 4 Matchups will get underway.
#1 Bismarck Bobcats VS. #3 Alexandria Blizzard: Series Starts on 4/16
#2 Traverse City North Stars VS. #4 Motor City Metal Jackets: Series Starts on 4/16
#1 Topeka Roadrunners VS. #2 St. Louis Bandits: Series Starts on 4/15
#1 Wenatchee Wild VS. #3 Fairbanks Ice Dogs: Series Starts on 4/16
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