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Which teams have advanced to the Conference Finals in the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs?

We track each team that has earned their trip to the Conference Finals in the 2022 NHL playoffs.

Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning gets ready for the game against the Florida Panthers before Game Four of the Second Round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 23, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Mark LoMoglio/NHLI via Getty Images

The 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs gave us one of the more exciting first rounds we’ve seen. There were five Game 7s to decide over half the series. Really, the only team that got through in under six games was the Colorado Avalanche, who swept the Nashville Predators. Now, we’re into the second round and we’ll soon have our Final Four.

The defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning took on the Florida Panthers in the second round, knocking the Panthers out for a second straight season. The Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers are facing each other to see who will face the defending champs. In the West, the Avalanche or St. Louis Blues will face the winner of the Battle of Alberta between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers.

Here’s a list of teams that have advanced to the Conference Finals of the 2022 NHL playoffs.

Eastern Conference

Tampa Bay lightning
First round: Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in seven games
Second round: Defeated Florida Panthers in four games

New York Rangers
First round: Defeated Pittsburgh Penguins in seven games
Second round: Defeated Carolina Hurricanes in seven games

Western Conference

Edmonton Oilers
First round: Defeated Los Angeles Kings in seven games
Second round: Defeated Calgary Flames in five games

Colorado Avalanche
First round: Defeated Nashville Predators in four games
Second round: Defeated St. Louis Blues in six games