Yes the NHL playoffs are fair. The top 8 teams in each conference make it to the playoffs. It doesn't matter what team your own, it just matters if you made the top 8 teams. The playoffs are completely fair.
NHL players do not get paid during the playoffs.
The 2011 NHL playoffs began on April 13.
NBC sports, formerly Versus, carries the NHL Playoffs. Chanel 603
The Canadiens won the cup. Other than that, what about the '78 playoffs???
Which season? I cannot give an answer unless you specify a specific year.
2013 NHL Stanley Cup:The Chicago Blackhawks won the 2013 Stanley Cup in 6 games against the Boston Bruins.The 2014 NHL playoffs have not yet started.
As of the 2011/2012 NHL season no team has gone 16-0 in the playoffs.
The NHL playoffs typically run until early June.