The Chicago Blackhawks are definitely going to have a tough first-round matchup.
The Chicago Blackhawks did it! They won their play-in series against the Edmonton Oilers to advance into the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They were given a second chance in the return to play tournament and they took advantage. They defeated the team with the NHL’s two leading scorers on its team and a lot of people deserve credit. Now, they await word on which team they are going to play in the next round.
The Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues are both 0-2 in the round-robin. Their next game against each other is going to determine the third and fourth seed in the Western Conference. The game between the Colorado Avalanche and Vegas Golden Knights today is going to determine who has the first and second seed. Whoever wins that first seed by winning the game is who the Chicago Blackhawks will face.