NHL Playoff Standings 2015: Updated Team Records, Seedings, Wild-Card Picture

March 24th, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

The 2014-15 NHL regular season is quickly approaching its conclusion, but there is still plenty left to be decided in both conferences when it comes to playoff spots and positioning.

Many teams are closing in on clinching postseason berths, but the current system makes where they finish hugely important. A division winner gets to face a wild-card team in the first round, while a team that finishes second or third in its division is likely to have a much tougher matchup with a division rival.

As the divisional and wild-card races continue to heat up, here is a look at the current playoff picture as well as some intriguing postseason matchups that could ultimately come to fruition.


Eastern Conference Playoff Standings


Western Conference Playoff Standings


Most Intriguing Potential Matchups to Watch

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks

While the current NHL playoff system may still have some skeptics, there is no question that it creates some interesting first-round matchups due to the fact t ...

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