Aside from the draft lottery occurring at the end of April, there is still hockey in session in early May.
In the Stanley Cup Playoffs:
San Jose leads Nashville 2-0
St. Louis and Dallas are tied 1-1
Pittsburgh and Washington are tied 1-1
Tampa Bay and New York are tied 1-1
In the CHL:
Seattle and Brandon are facing off for the WHL Championship, and move on to the Memorial Cup in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.
The Shawinigan Cataractes are taking on the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in the QMJHL Championship, and join the Red Deer Rebels in the Memorial Cup.
The London Knights take on the Niagara Ice Dogs in the OHL Championship.
In the AHL:
The Hershey Bears take on the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins in the second round of the playoffs.
The Albany Devils battle the AHL best Toronto Marlies.
The Grand Rapids Griffins take on the Lake Erie Monsters.
The San Diego Gulls take on the Ontario Reign
More to come with predictions.