The conference finals are a best of seven series. The NHL is separated into two conferences. East and West.
There are four rounds in the playoffs: # Conference Quarterfinals # Conference Semifinals # Conference Finals # Stanley Cup Finals
The Hurricanes played in the Eastern Conference Finals of the NHL in 2002, 2006, 2009.
The New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils beat the New York Rangers in the 2011-2012 Eastern Conference Finals. The Devils went on to be defeated by the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Edmonton Oilers 2006
this used to be possible, but now the Stanley Cup Finals are between an eastern conference team and a western conference team
In the Eastern Conference, the team that wins the conference finals is awarded the Prince of Wales Trophy. In the Western Conference, the team that wins the conference finals is awarded the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl.
The NHL Stanley cup finals are held at both of the teams cities that are in the finals.
There are quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals for each conference and then the two conference champions play each other in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Nothing. Except for a Western or Eastern Conference Finals Champion Trophy signifying that they represented their particular conference in the NBA Finals.