The playoffs began on May 15, 2021 and concluded on July 7, 2021, with the Tampa Bay Lightning winning their second consecutive and third overall Stanley Cup in franchise history, defeating the Montreal Canadiens four games to one in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Who won the Stanley Cup for 2020?
The Tampa Bay Lightning won their second straight Stanley Cup title on Wednesday night, defeating the Montreal Canadiens. Fans stood for the final two minutes of goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy’s fifth consecutive shutout in a series-clinching win.
Who is playing the Stanley Cup 2021?
It’ll be a familiar one — either the defending champion or the franchise that has done it a record 24 times. Beginning on Monday, June 28, it’ll be the Lightning and the Canadiens in the 2021 Stanley Cup Final.
Who won the hockey 2020?
At the beginning of each round the teams were seeded based on their regular season point totals, with the preliminary round being a best-of-five series while all other playoff series were best-of-seven.
What teams are in NHL Playoffs 2021?
2021 NHL playoff schedule: First Round
- MAPLE LEAFS VS. CANADIENS (MTL wins series 4-3)
- CAPITALS VS. BRUINS (BOS wins series 4-1)
- PANTHERS VS. LIGHTNING (TB wins series 4-2)
- HURRICANES VS. PREDATORS (CAR wins series 4-2)
- AVALANCHE VS. BLUES (COL wins series 4-0)
- GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. WILD (VGK wins series 4-3)
- OILERS VS.
Has anyone ever dropped the Stanley Cup?
In 1962, the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup. During a party after the win, the trophy was dropped in a bonfire and badly damaged. It was repaired at the expense of the team.
Where is the Stanley Cup now?
There are actually three. Lord Stanley’s original Dominion Cup is held in the vault room at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
How did the Stanley Cup get dented?
The Cup was dented by Lightning forward Pat Maroon, who accidentally fell. “It was obviously raining and it was wet,” Maroon told the Tampa Bay Times. “I went to lift it, and I went backwards with it. I slipped and [Cup keeper] Phil [Pritchard] helped me up and the Cup went back on its end.”
Who has never won the Stanley Cup?
In Summary: Here are the 11 NHL teams that have never won the Stanley Cup.
- Buffalo Sabres.
- Vancouver Canucks.
- San Jose Sharks.
- Florida Panthers.
- Arizona Coyotes.
- Nashville Predators.
- Winnipeg Jets.
- Minnesota Wild.