The 2020 Stanley Cup Final is finally here! After a monthslong pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NHL staged its most unusual postseason tournament ever, with 24 teams heading to bubbles in Toronto and Edmonton. From that field of 24, we’re down to two: the Tampa Bay Lightning from the East and the Dallas Stars from the West.
Here is the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Final schedule.
2020 STANLEY CUP FINAL (Rogers Place – Edmonton)
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Hockey is back in full swing, following a four-month pause to the NHL season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 24-team original postseason, which included a round-robin and elimination qualifying round, has been narrowed down to just three teams remaining.
The 2020 Stanley Cup Final is set! The Tampa Bay Lightning — this summer’s cardiac kids — knocked out the New York Islanders with an Anthony Cirelli overtime goal. It’s the third straight series the Lightning have clinched in an overtime game this summer, and it earns them the right square off against the Western Conference champion Dallas Stars.
The Lightning don’t have much time to celebrate, with Game 1 on Saturday. The Stars enter the series with four days of rest, though Tampa Bay enters as favorites in the sportsbooks. Let the games begin!
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The Stanley Cup Final is finally set. Two teams from warm weather cities are set to face off for the Cup at the end of September, in what will be an end to an unusual season. The Dallas Stars won the Western Conference in a five game series against the favored Vegas Golden Knights, and the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced after a six game series against the New York Islanders. Both Dallas and Tampa Bay will be looking for the second Stanley Cup championship in franchise history.
Below you’ll find the bracket of the entire playoffs and the schedule for the Stanley Cup Finals. Results will be updated as the postseason progresses. Stay with CBS Sports for your Stanley Cup playoff coverage and analysis, and check out CBS Sports HQ for daily highlights and breakdowns.
Stanley Cup Playoffs viewing information
The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue on Saturday, Sept. 19 in the hub city of Edmonton. Now that we are through the conference finals, the full 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Final schedule has been announced.
The top four teams during the regular season in both conferences played a three-game round robin for seeding in the First Round. The eight winners of the best-of-5 Qualifying Round advanced to the First Round.
Rogers Place in Edmonton will host 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Final.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas Stars
Game 1: Saturday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. ET – NBC (livestream)
Game 2: Monday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSN (livestream)
Game 3: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSN (livestream)
Game 4: Friday, Sept. 25, 8 p.m. ET – NBC (livestream)
*Game 5: Saturday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m. ET – NBC
*Game 6: Monday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. ET – NBC
*Game 7: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 8 p.m. ET – NBC
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