2010 Stanley Cup playoffs

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The 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs of the National Hockey League (NHL) began on April 14, 2010, after the conclusion of the 2009–10 NHL season.[1] The Finals ended on June 9, 2010 when the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in six games to win the team's fourth Stanley Cup and their first Cup since 1961. The Washington Capitals became the first team seeded first to lose a series to the eighth-seeded team after having a 3–1 lead in the series.[2]

Playoff seeds[change | edit source]

After the regular season, the standard of 16 teams qualified for the playoffs. The Washington Capitals were the Eastern Conference regular season champions and the Presidents' Trophy winners with the best record at 121 points. The San Jose Sharks earned a number 1 seed in the Western Conference with 113 points.

Eastern Conference[change | edit source]

  1. Washington CapitalsSoutheast Division and Eastern Conference regular season champions; Presidents' Trophy winners, 121 points
  2. New Jersey DevilsAtlantic Division champions, 103 points
  3. Buffalo SabresNortheast Division champions, 100 points
  4. Pittsburgh Penguins – 101 points
  5. Ottawa Senators – 94 points
  6. Boston Bruins – 91 points
  7. Philadelphia Flyers – 88 points (41 wins)
  8. Montreal Canadiens – 88 points (39 wins)

Western Conference[change | edit source]

  1. San Jose SharksPacific Division champions and Western Conference regular season champions, 113 points
  2. Chicago BlackhawksCentral Division champions, 112 points
  3. Vancouver CanucksNorthwest Division champions, 103 points
  4. Phoenix Coyotes – 107 points
  5. Detroit Red Wings – 102 points
  6. Los Angeles Kings – 101 points
  7. Nashville Predators – 100 points
  8. Colorado Avalanche – 95 points

Playoff bracket[change | edit source]

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Conference Quarter-finals[change | edit source]

Eastern Conference Quarter-finals[change | edit source]

(1) Washington Capitals vs. (8) Montreal Canadiens[change | edit source]

Montreal won series 4–3


(2) New Jersey Devils vs. (7) Philadelphia Flyers[change | edit source]

Philadelphia won series 4–1


(3) Buffalo Sabres vs. (6) Boston Bruins[change | edit source]

Boston won series 4–2


(4) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (5) Ottawa Senators[change | edit source]

Pittsburgh won series 4–2


Western Conference Quarter-finals[change | edit source]

(1) San Jose Sharks vs. (8) Colorado Avalanche[change | edit source]

San Jose won series 4–2


(2) Chicago Blackhawks vs. (7) Nashville Predators[change | edit source]

Chicago won series 4–2


(3) Vancouver Canucks vs. (6) Los Angeles Kings[change | edit source]

Vancouver won series 4–2


(4) Phoenix Coyotes vs. (5) Detroit Red Wings[change | edit source]

Detroit won series 4–3


Conference Semifinals[change | edit source]

Eastern Conference Semifinals[change | edit source]

All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC−4)

(4) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (8) Montreal Canadiens[change | edit source]

Montreal won series 4–3


(6) Boston Bruins vs. (7) Philadelphia Flyers[change | edit source]

Philadelphia won series 4–3


Western Conference Semifinals[change | edit source]

(1) San Jose Sharks vs. (5) Detroit Red Wings[change | edit source]

San Jose won series 4–1


(2) Chicago Blackhawks vs. (3) Vancouver Canucks[change | edit source]

Chicago won series 4–2


Conference Finals[change | edit source]

Eastern Conference Finals[change | edit source]

(7) Philadelphia Flyers vs. (8) Montreal Canadiens[change | edit source]

Philadelphia won series 4–1


Western Conference Finals[change | edit source]

(1) San Jose Sharks vs. (2) Chicago Blackhawks[change | edit source]

Chicago won series 4–0


Stanley Cup Finals[change | edit source]

All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC−4)
Chicago won series 4–2


Statistical leaders[change | edit source]

Skaters[change | edit source]

These are the top ten skaters based on points. If the list exceeds ten skaters because of a tie in points, goals will take precedence.[7]

Player Team GP G A Pts +/–
Briere, DanielDaniel Briere Philadelphia Flyers 23 12 18 30 +9
Toews, JonathanJonathan Toews Chicago Blackhawks 22 7 22 29 -1
Kane, PatrickPatrick Kane Chicago Blackhawks 22 10 18 28 -2
Richards, MikeMike Richards Philadelphia Flyers 23 7 16 23 -1
Sharp, PatrickPatrick Sharp Chicago Blackhawks 22 11 11 22 +10
Giroux, ClaudeClaude Giroux Philadelphia Flyers 23 10 11 21 +7
Leino, VilleVille Leino Philadelphia Flyers 19 7 14 21 +10
Cammalleri, MichaelMichael Cammalleri Montreal Canadiens 19 13 6 19 -6
Crosby, SidneySidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins 13 6 13 19 +6
Franzen, JohanJohan Franzen Detroit Red Wings 12 6 12 18 +8

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/minus

Goaltending[change | edit source]

This is a combined table of the top five goaltenders based on goals against average and the top five goaltenders based on save percentage with at least 420 minutes played. The table is sorted by GAA, and the criteria for inclusion are bolded.[8][9]

Player Team GP W L SA GA GAA SV% SO TOI
Leighton, MichaelMichael Leighton Philadelphia Flyers 13 8 3 371 31 2.46 .916 3 757:13
Boucher, BrianBrian Boucher Philadelphia Flyers 12 6 6 298 27 2.47 .909 1 655:37
Halak, JaroslavJaroslav Halak Montreal Canadiens 18 9 9 562 43 2.55 .923 0 1,013:24
Nabokov, EvgeniEvgeni Nabokov San Jose Sharks 15 8 7 407 38 2.56 .907 1 889:51
Rask, TuukkaTuukka Rask Boston Bruins 13 7 6 409 36 2.61 .912 0 829:03
Niemi, AnttiAntti Niemi Chicago Blackhawks 22 16 6 645 58 2.63 .910 2 1,321:51
Howard, JimmyJimmy Howard Detroit Red Wings 12 5 7 387 33 2.75 .915 1 720:26

GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; SA = Shots against; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals against average; SV% = Save percentage; SO = Shutouts; TOI = Time on ice (minutes:seconds)

References[change | edit source]

Preceded by
2009 Stanley Cup playoffs
Stanley Cup playoffs
2010
Succeeded by
2011 Stanley Cup playoffs