Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Previewing the Current 1st-Round Matchups

« Prev
1 of 10
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Previewing the Current 1st-Round Matchups
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Who's ready for the playoffs?

The first round is set to start on April 11, and there are some fantastic matchups set to hit the ice in the first round this year. From unknowns like the Florida Panthers to the annual faces in Detroit, there are certainly a number of stories to watch this year.

But how do the teams line up against each other?

Let's take a look at how the first round matchups, as of Friday morning, look on paper.

Note: these matchups could very well change by the time the weekend ends the 2011-12 regular season. We're looking at what the matchups might be based on today's standings.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow B/R on Facebook

NHL

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.