NHL announces dates for 2017 Stanley Cup Final

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Both conference finals are knotted a two and will need at least six games to a decide a winner for the fourth straight season.

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Now that we know that, the NHL has finalized the schedule for the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, which will begin on Monday, May 29 as we await to find out who will be involved.

Game 1 – Monday, May 29
Game 2 – Wednesday, May 31
Game 3 – Saturday, June 3
Game 4 – Monday, June 5
Game 5 – Thursday, June 8
Game 6 – Sunday, June 11
Game 7 – Wednesday, June 14

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June will be an extremely busy month for the league. Here’s what to expect:

• NHL champion crowned
• Buyout period opens
• Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft
• NHL Awards
• Adidas unveils new jerseys
• 2017-18 NHL schedule reveal (likely)
• NHL Draft

The free agency period then opens on July 1 and we’re already thinking about next season.

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