2022 NHL playoffs conference finals bracket, how to watch


The 2022 NHL conference finals have drawn to a close with the Colorado Avalanche and the Tampa Bay Lightning advancing to face off in the Stanley Cup. 

Colorado continued its dominant postseason run, sweeping the Edmonton Oilers. Meanwhile, Tampa Bay overcame a 2-1 deficit to rattle off four straight wins against the New York Rangers and keep their hopes of a three-peat alive. 

Here’s how the Conference Finals of the 2022 NHL Playoffs played out: 

Who streamed the Stanley Cup Playoffs on TV?

TNT was home of the Western Conference Final coverage in the U.S., while ESPN held the Eastern Conference Final. 

Playoff coverage was available for Canadian viewers via Sportsnet and CBC.

What was the schedule for the Conference Finals of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs?

The Conference Finals of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs began on Tuesday, May 31, with the Western Conference matchup between the No. 1 Colorado Avalanche and No. 2 Edmonton Oilers.

Here’s how the NHL Conference Finals shaped up:

Conference Finals

Western Conference

Colorado Avalanche vs. Edmonton Oilers

  • Game 1: Colorado won 8-6
  • Game 2: Colorado won 4-0
  • Game 3: Colorado won 4-2
  • Game 4: Colorado won 6-5 (OT)

Eastern Conference

New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Game 1: New York won 6-2
  • Game 2: New York won 3-2
  • Game 3: Tampa Bay won 3-2
  • Game 4: Tampa Bay won 4-1
  • Game 5: Tampa Bay won 3-1
  • Game 6: Tampa Bay won 2-1