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Latest news on the 2024 Stanley Cup playoffs, the NHL's premier postseason tournament featuring 16 teams battling for hockey's ultimate prize. Coverage includes matchups, scores, highlights, analysis, and updates on the road to crowning the 2024 Stanley Cup champion.

The 2024 Stanley Cup playoffs will begin on April 20, with eight teams from each conference qualifying based on regular-season performance. The tournament will feature four best-of-seven rounds, including the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals, and Stanley Cup Finals.

Top contenders in the Eastern Conference include the Boston Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, and Tampa Bay Lightning, while the Western Conference features strong teams like the Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, and Dallas Stars. The Vegas Golden Knights will look to defend their 2023 Stanley Cup title, facing fierce competition from a deep field of challengers.

Fans can expect thrilling moments, overtime heroics, and outstanding individual performances as the NHL's best players and teams leave it all on the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup. From the intensity of Game 7s to the elation of series-clinching goals, the playoffs showcase the skill, passion, and drama that make hockey a beloved sport.

The Stanley Cup, first awarded in 1893, is the oldest professional sports trophy in North America. Etched with the names of legendary players and teams, the Cup represents the pinnacle of hockey achievement and the culmination of a grueling journey through the playoffs.

Stay up to date with the latest news, scores, and analysis from the 2024 Stanley Cup playoffs on our NewsNow feed. Our comprehensive coverage, sourced from top hockey journalists and insiders, will keep you informed about the key matchups, turning points, and storylines as the quest for the Stanley Cup unfolds.

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