The NHL and its fans are prepared for one of the most anticipated Stanley Cup Playoffs in league history.
With the 16 teams finally cemented in their seeds in both the Eastern and Western Conferences and the Conference Quarterfinal rounds underway, we at Bleacher Report are gearing up to bring you the best in NHL Playoff coverage.
From the opening round rivalries of the Habs-Bruins and Canucks-Blackhawks series to injury updates on Max Pacioretty and Sidney Crosby, all the goings on around the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be right here on Bleacher Report.
We'll also have a daily feature from our Correspondent Robert Ivaniszyn about the trials, tribulations, excitement, and sometimes humiliation that goes along with growing a playoff beard.
Look here for news and notes from games around the league as the playoffs progress along with a few fun pieces to keep your mood light if your team gets knocked out early or loses a close game in the closing minutes.