Playoff Pairings
By The Associated Press
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
No. 1 Montreal vs. No. 8 Boston
No. 2 Pittsburgh vs. No. 7 Ottawa
No. 3 Washington vs. No. 6 Philadelphia
No. 4 New Jersey vs. No. 5 N.Y. Rangers
WESTERN CONFERENCE
No. 1 Detroit vs. No. 8 Nashville
No. 2 San Jose vs. No. 7 Calgary
No. 3 Minnesota vs. No. 6 Colorado
No. 4 Anaheim vs. No. 5 Dallas

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