NHL playoffs 2018: TV schedule for conference finals, bracket, scores, series results, odds

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The conference finals are set and only four teams remain in the hunt for the Stanley Cup. The Winnipeg Jets knocked off the reigning Western Conference champion Nashville Predators in Game 7 on Thursday night, securing a spot in the Western Conference final in the process. The Jets will move on to face the Vegas Golden Knights

Below you'll find the full playoff schedule, bracket (and results), which will be updated as the postseason progresses. Stay with CBS Sports for your Stanley Cup playoff coverage and analysis, and check out CBS HQ for daily highlights and breakdowns.

How to watch

TV: NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports, NHL Network, SN  
Stream: fuboTV (Try for free)
Follow: CBS Sports App

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Bracket

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Conference finals

Friday, May 11

Washington Capitals 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2

Saturday, May 12

Winnipeg Jets 4, Vegas Golden Knights 2 

Sunday, May 13

Washington Capitals 6, Tampa Bay Lightning 2 

Monday, May 14

Vegas Golden Knights 3, Winnipeg Jets 1 

Tuesday, May 15

Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Washington Capitals 2

Wednesday, May 16

Vegas Golden Knights 4, Winnipeg Jets 2 

Thursday, May 17

Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Washington Capitals 2 

Friday, May 18

Vegas Golden Knights 3, Winnipeg Jets 2

Saturday, May 19

Tampa Bay Lightning 3, Washington Capitals 2 

Sunday, May 20

Vegas Golden Knights 2, Winnipeg Jets 1 (VGK wins series 4-1)

Monday, May 21

Washington Capitals 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 (Series tied 3-3)

Wednesday, May 23

Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning, 8 p.m. -- NBCSN, TVA Sports

Second round 

Thursday, April 26

Friday, April 27

Saturday, April 28

Sunday, April 29

Monday, April 30

Tuesday, May 1

Wednesday, May 2

Thursday, May 3

Friday, May 4

Saturday, May 5

Sunday, May 6

Monday, May 7

Thursday, May 10

Opening round

Wednesday, April 11

Thursday, April 12

Friday, April 13

Saturday, April 14

Sunday, April 15

Monday, April 16

Tuesday, April 17

Wednesday, April 18

Thursday, April 19

Friday, April 20

Saturday, April 21

Sunday, April 22

Wednesday, April 25

NHL Playoffs odds

Here's a look at each team's projected odds to advance via SportsLine, not to mention their odds to win not only their conference, but also the Stanley Cup.  

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