Not now now but soon now.
Cinderella is at the ball too, the Phoenix Coyotes, a team that was on the brink of expiring in September of last year, are the four seed in the West, playing the hottest team in the league Detroit ce soir.
The local heroes in Ottawa, the Maple Leafs, did not make the playoffs but the Senators did and will be playing the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins in round one. According to CTV News there are still 1,500 tickets left for the Sens first playoff game, Sunday.
Favoured by betting parlours to win it all are Washington in the east and Chicago in the west with Lord Stanley moving to DC sometime in June.