NHL games today: Here is the updated playoff bracket, schedule

The NHL playoffs' conference finals are underway and the Florida Panthers are looking to make a return to the Stanley Cup Finals as they take on the New York Rangers. In the Western Conference, the Dallas Stars aim to improve upon last season's conference semifinal appearance with a series win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Here is Tuesday's schedule and the updated NHL playoffs bracket.

NHL playoff schedule Tuesday

New York Rangers vs. Florida Panthers: 7 p.m. (CT), ESPN/ESPN+

NHL playoff scores from Monday, May 27

Dallas Stars def. Edmonton Oilers 5-3

NHL playoff bracket 2024

Conference finals

Eastern Conference

New York Rangers vs. Florida Panthers (Rangers lead series 2-1)

  • Game 1: Florida 3, New York 0 (May 22)

  • Game 2: New York 2, Florida 1 after OT (May 24)

  • Game 3: New York 5, Florida 4 after OT (May 26)

  • Game 4: May 28 in Florida

  • Game 5: May 30 in New York

  • Game 6 (if necessary): June 1 in Florida

  • Game 7 (if necessary): June 3 in New York

Western Conference

Dallas Stars vs. Edmonton Oilers (Stars lead series 2-1)

  • Game 1: Edmonton 3, Dallas 2 after 2OT (May 23)

  • Game 2: Dallas 3, Edmonton 1 (May 25)

  • Game 3: Dallas 5, Edmonton 3 (May 27)

  • Game 4: May 29 in Edmonton

  • Game 5: May 31 in Dallas

  • Game 6 (if necessary): June 2 in Edmonton

  • Game 7 (if necessary): June 4 in Dallas

Conference semifinals

Eastern Conference

New York Rangers vs. Carolina Hurricanes (Rangers win series 4-2)

  • Game 1: New York 4, Carolina 3 (May 5)

  • Game 2: New York 4, Carolina 3 after 2OT (May 7)

  • Game 3: New York 3, Carolina 2 after OT (May 9)

  • Game 4: Carolina 4, New York 3 (May 11)

  • Game 5: Carolina 4, New York 1 (May 13)

  • Game 6: New York 5, Carolina 3 (May 16)

Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins (Panthers win series 4-2)

  • Game 1: Boston 5, Florida 1 (May 6)

  • Game 2: Florida 6, Boston 1 (May 8)

  • Game 3: Florida 6, Boston 2 (May 10)

  • Game 4: Florida 3, Boston 2 (May 12)

  • Game 5: Boston 2, Florida 1 (May 14)

  • Game 6: Florida 2, Boston 1 (May 17)

Western Conference

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars (Stars win series 4-2)

  • Game 1: Colorado 4, Dallas 3 after OT (May 7)

  • Game 2: Dallas 5, Colorado 3 (May 9)

  • Game 3: Dallas 4, Colorado 1 (May 11)

  • Game 4: Dallas 5, Colorado 1 (May 13)

  • Game 5: Colorado 5, Dallas 3 (May 15)

  • Game 6: Dallas 2, Colorado 1 after 2OT (May 17)

Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks (Oilers win series 4-3)

  • Game 1: Vancouver 5, Edmonton 4 (May 8)

  • Game 2: Edmonton 4, Vancouver 3 after OT (May 10)

  • Game 3: Vancouver 4, Edmonton 3 (May 12)

  • Game 4: Edmonton 3, Vancouver 2 (May 14)

  • Game 5: Vancouver 3, Edmonton 2 (May 16)

  • Game 6: Edmonton 5, Vancouver 1 (May 18)

  • Game 7: Edmonton 3, Vancouver 2 (May 20)

First round

Western Conference

Dallas Stars vs. Vegas Golden Knights (Stars win series 4-3)

  • Game 1: Las Vegas 4, Dallas 3 (April 22)

  • Game 2: Las Vegas 3, Dallas 1 (April 24)

  • Game 3: Dallas 3, Las Vegas 2 after OT (April 27)

  • Game 4: Dallas 4, Las Vegas 2 (April 29)

  • Game 5: Dallas 3, Las Vegas 2 (May 1)

  • Game 6: Las Vegas 2, Dallas 0 (May 3)

  • Game 7: Dallas 2, Las Vegas 1 (May 5)

Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets (Avalanche win series 4-1)

  • Game 1: Winnipeg 7, Colorado 6 (April 21)

  • Game 2: Colorado 5, Winnipeg 2 (April 23)

  • Game 3: Colorado 6, Winnipeg 2 (April 26)

  • Game 4: Colorado 5, Winnipeg 1 (April 28)

  • Game 5: Colorado 6, Winnipeg 3 (April 30)

Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators (Canucks win series 4-2)

  • Game 1: Vancouver 4, Nashville 2 (April 21)

  • Game 2: Nashville 4, Vancouver 1 (April 23)

  • Game 3: Vancouver 2, Nashville 1 (April 26)

  • Game 4: Vancouver 4, Nashville 3 after OT (April 28)

  • Game 5: Nashville 2, Vancouver 1 (April 30)

  • Game 6: Vancouver 1, Nashville 0 (May 3)

Edmonton Oilers vs. Los Angeles Kings (Oilers win series 4-1)

  • Game 1: Edmonton 7, Los Angeles 4 (April 22)

  • Game 2: Los Angeles 5, Edmonton 4 after OT (April 24)

  • Game 3: Edmonton 6, Los Angeles 1 (April 26)

  • Game 4: Edmonton 1, Los Angeles 0 (April 28)

  • Game 5: Edmonton 4, Los Angeles 3 (May 1)

Eastern Conference

Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (Panthers win series 4-1)

  • Game 1: Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2 (April 21)

  • Game 2: Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2 after OT (April 23)

  • Game 3: Florida 5, Tampa Bay 3 (April 25)

  • Game 4: Tampa Bay 6, Florida 3 (April 27)

  • Game 5: Florida 6, Tampa Bay 1 (April 29)

Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (Bruins wins series 4-3)

  • Game 1: Boston 5, Toronto 1 (April 20)

  • Game 2: Toronto 3, Boston 2 (April 22)

  • Game 3: Boston 4, Toronto 2 (April 24)

  • Game 4: Boston 3, Toronto 1 (April 27)

  • Game 5: Toronto 2, Boston 1 after OT (April 30)

  • Game 6: Toronto 2, Boston 1 (May 2)

  • Game 7: Boston 2, Toronto 1 after OT (May 4)

New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals (Rangers win series 4-0)

  • Game 1: New York 4, Washington 1 (April 21)

  • Game 2: New York 4, Washington 3 (April 23)

  • Game 3: New York 3, Washington 1 (April 26)

  • Game 4: New York 4, Washington 2 (April 28)

Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Islanders (Hurricanes win series 4-1)

  • Game 1: Carolina 3, New York 1 (April 20)

  • Game 2: Carolina 5, New York 3 (April 22)

  • Game 3: Carolina 3, New York 2 (April 25)

  • Game 4: New York 3, Carolina 2 after 2OT (April 27)

  • Game 5: Carolina 6, New York 3 (April 30)

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