Playoff seedings set; Schedule to be announced at 1 p.m. - 04-08-12

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

The seedings for the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs have been set:

Eastern Conference

1.) Rangers vs. 8.) Senators
2.) Bruins vs. 7.) Capitals
3.) Panthers vs. 6.) Devils
4.) Penguins vs. 5.) Flyers

Western Conferences

1.) Canucks vs. 8.) Kings
2.) Blues vs. 7.) Sharks
3.) Coyotes vs. 6.) Blackhawks
4.) Predators vs. 5.) Red Wings

-The NHL will reveal the schedule and television broadcasters for the first round at 1 p.m.
-The Canucks won the Presidents' Trophy for the second consecutive season with 111 points.
-The Panthers and Coyotes each won division titles for the first time in franchise history.

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