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Post-Season Regulars: Tampa Bay and Stanley Cups

post-season regulars: Consider the nightly rotations a mere warmup for a post-season that could feature a handful of teams who missed the playoffs last year, according to CTV. Teams like Tampa Bay, Vegas and Winnipeg are making life hard for post-season regulars, though luckily for two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh, there's plenty of time to climb back into contention. Just be ready for them to change again once the games resume. Then again, the Chicago Blackhawks, with three Stanley Cups since 2010, are further back and in danger of missing the playoffs entirely without a late surge. Anytime you get a little break, you want to come back and really be on top of your game because from now on, it's only going to get harder, Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne said. The teams in front of the usual powers plan on staying there once the All-Star Game weekend ends. ( As reported in the news.