Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators Live Stream & TV Channel NHL Quarter Final 2018 Full HD
NASHVILLE — So, you don’t like the playoff format that gives us Winnipeg versus Nashville in Round 2, as compelling a matchup as we’ve looked forward to in years? Let’s talk, shall we?
In 49 years of playoff hockey — since expansion in 1967 minus one lockout year — the top two regular season teams have met in the playoffs prior to Round 3 only once.
That was last season, when No. 1 Washington lost to Pittsburgh in Round 2.
In this, the 50th playoff season, it happens again when the 117-point Predators host the 114-point Jets,
A series that some folks complain will unfairly eliminate one of the top two regular season clubs. Others, like me, will remind that in the 36 seasons of a “one vs. 16” or “one vs. eight” format, the top two clubs met just eight times — in a Conference or Stanley Cup Final.
So, there are no guarantees, right?