The Stanley Cup Final won't begin until Memorial Day

May 22, 2018 - 2:10 pm

(WGR 550) - No matter what happens in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final on Wednesday, the Stanley Cup Final is not going to start until Monday, May 28.

That means Vegas will have eight days off while either Tampa Bay or Washington will have five days of rest.

The NHL is also not going with the every other day format for games. Teams will have more time when the series changes cities.

The full Stanley Cup Final schedule is,


Game 1: May 28

Game 2: May 30

Game 3: June 2

Game 4: June 4

Game 5: June 7 (If necessary)

Game 6: June 10 (If necessary)

Game 7: June 13 (If necessary)

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