The seemingly endless season has finally come to an end and now from the thirty pretenders we have the sixteen hopefuls all in quest of Lord Stanley's Cup.
Here's some of the coverage of today's final day and scene setters for the games to come.
Globe and Mail-- The Stage is set
Globe and Mail-- Habs represent Canada's best hope
Globe and Mail-- Playoffs offer something for everyone
Globe and Mail-- Playoff schedule
National Post-- NHL: Playoff matchups finally set
National Post-- Hockey's most exciting month is upon us
National Post-- Senators must raise their game against Penguins
National Post-- Canadiens fool experts by finishing first
National Post-- Flames have hands full with Sharks
CBC Sports-- NHL's playoff matchups set after 82 games
Ottawa Citizen-- Bring on the Penguins
Ottawa Citizen-- Sens start with clean slate in playoffs
Ottawa Sun-- Real Good for Sens
Ottawa Sun-- Redden rarin' for 'last run'
Montreal Gazette-- A love affair we all hope lasts into June
Calgary Herald-- Flames get date with Sharks
Calgary Herald-- It's not how they got in, but what now?