First round 16 teams in, 14 out. 8 matchups in the first round.
the 2/7, 3/6, 4/5 matchups play their first two games @ the teams ranked 17-28.
The 1/8 matchups play their first game at the 1 seed, then their second game at the teams ranked 29 and 30.
After that, the matchups go 2-2-1.
Second round there are 8 teams in, 8 eliminated.
They each play the first game @ the team that the higher seed beat, second game @ the team the lower seed beat.
After that, 2-2-1
Conference finals 4 teams left
Stanley Cup Finals
Play all 7 games at the winner of the fastest skater relay competition.