After a battle royale in the NHL’s Eastern Conference, the playoff matchups are set. What are the most compelling storylines in the first round? Are the Boston Bruins poised to win it all? Can former Arizona Coyotes Shayne Gostisbehere or Taylor Hall make it to the Stanley Cup Final? What happens if the Toronto Maple Leafs lose in the first round again?

National NHL reporter for ESPN Ryan Clark joins the PHNX Coyotes Podcast to preview the playoffs in the east!

0:00 Intro

1:40 Ryan Clark joins the show!

3:40 Thoughts on the play-in and playoff seeding?

11:55 What’s going to be the best series?

13:35 What happens if the Leafs lose to Tampa?

20:29 Is it Cup or bust for the Bruins?

22:35 Who is on upset watch?

27:20 Thoughts on Rangers-Devils series

30:30 Craig and Ryan’s Vancouver story

35:15 Stats to know for the NHL Playoffs