May-27 to June-10
NHL players do not get paid during the playoffs.
The 2012 NHL playoffs began on April 11.
The 2011 NHL playoffs began on April 13.
The longest game in NHL history is when the Detroit red wings beat the Montreal Maroons 1-0. It took 6 overtimes and lasted 176 minutes and 30 seconds. The longest game in modern NHL history is when the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on May 4, 2000. the game lasted five overtimes and took 152 minutes and 1 second.
Every series in the NHL playoffs is a best of 7
about 2 months or May - 27 to June - 10
All of the NHL teams have been to the playoffs at least once.
During the regular season, one. After the five minute overtime period, the game is settled by a shootout. During the playoffs there is no limit. The teams continue playing until someone scores.
NBC sports, formerly Versus, carries the NHL Playoffs. Chanel 603
It goes September to April and the playoffs go on till June