There is a new look to the NHL’s postseason as perennial participant Detroit is not in, and neither are Florida and Dallas
The Stanley Cup playoffs will have a different look this spring.
The Detroit Red Wings’ playoff streak ended at 25, coinciding with their last season at Joe Louis Arena. The longest active streak (10) now belongs to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Also missing are two of last season’s division winners: Florida won the Atlantic in 2015-16 with 47 wins and 103 points but fell to 35 wins and 81 points, and Dallas won the Central last season with 50 wins and 109 points but this season dropped to 34 wins and 79 points.
The team with the best record in each...