As best measured by the length and density of the participants' playoff beards, the NHL playoffs have reached the conference finals. And for all the effort exerted thus far by the four remaining teams, that means they're only halfway to the ultimate goal of hoisting hockey's ultimate hardware.
Before the Sabres battle the Senators in the East and the Red Wings tangle with the Ducks in the West, it's time to see what you think of each series, SportsNation.
Which goalie offers the most security in each series? Which player makes you hold your beath the most when he's in the offensive zone? And which team will ultimately win it all? Vote on the conference finals, SportsNation!