The NHL has their 24-team postseason format and they've even drilled down on some of the specifics this week.
We still don't know exactly when the Stanley Cup postseason can start or when NHL training camps would be going full speed ahead. Also, all of the matchups beyond the "qualifying round" are still very much in the air.
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Clearly there is still plenty we don't know about the Stanley Cup Playoffs once the NHL presses the play button in the next few months.
But we do know enough about the proposed postseason to know who will benefit, and who will be getting the short end of the stick. So that's enough to put together the always popular winners and losers list when it comes to the new NHL postseason format.
Breaking down the winners and losers of NHL 24-team season return format originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston