How Significant is Home Advantage in the NHL?

Last year, after halting the NHL season in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the league eventually decided to resume play in “bubble” format, with a total of 24 playoff-eligible teams being split into two 12-team groups. Games for the Western Conference teams would be played at the Oilers' rink in Edmonton while games for the Eastern conference (and Stanley Cup Finals) would be played at the Maple Leafs' rink in Toronto. [Read More]