With 82 regular season games played, 30 teams are fighting for their chance to secure a spot in the playoffs. Just 16 teams will be vying for home ice advantage, will the Pittsburgh Penguins, the current 5-time Stanley Cup Champions, be defending the cup? Today’s top stars are ready to hit the ice in the post season and raise the roof on hockey. The 2017 NHL Playoffs on NBCSN saw 10.2 million interactions for May 2017 with the most social activity during the Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins game May 10th. Playoff coverage spans April 11th – May 26th on NBCSN, CNBC and USA.