2017 Eastern Conference Finals Results: The 2017 NHL Eastern Conference Finals featured the Ottawa Senators up against defending Eastern Conference and Stanley Cup Champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins were able to take the series after a grueling game 7, where they narrowly defeated the Senators in overtime.
The Eastern Conference Finals pit the NHL Conference's best two teams in a seven game series with the winner advancing on to the Stanley Cup Finals. The best-of-seven series follows a 2-2-1-1-1 format where the higher-seeded team starts with the home advantage. Each team is guaranteed two home games and if necessary the higher seeded team will host games 5 and 7 while the lower seeded team hosts game 6. Most Eastern Conference Finals Wins: