2016 NHL Playoff Tickets: Breaking Down Prices For Each Second Round Series

(UPDATE 4/28/16) From two heart-stopping Game 7s to several uncanny comebacks, there was no shortage of jaw-dropping excitement during the First Round of the 2016 NHL Playoffs. Attention now shifts to the Conference Quarterfinals, which kicked off Wednesday night with the New York Islanders' 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins remain in the hunt to represent the Eastern Conference while the Dallas Stars, St. Louis Blues, Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks all hope to stay alive in the West.

The road to the Stanley Cup is long and harrowing, and plenty of hockey is still left to play. Fans hoping to take on all the action can look at the below graphic and find out just how much they'll be paying for tickets for the 2016 NHL Playoffs on the secondary market. With pricing information provided by TicketIQ, take a look at where each team sits in terms of average ticket price at home during the Second Round:

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With the Islanders making their first appearance in the Conference Semifinals since 1993, there appears to be a massive interest to see the team take on the Lightning at Barclays Center. Trailing closely behind are the Capitals, whose 18/5 odds to win the Stanley Cup are the greatest among the eight remaining teams. The Blues are the third and final team to own an average secondary market price above $300.

Check out a complete price list of each Second Round series below:

Eastern Conference

Washington Capitals (M1) vs Pittsburgh Penguins (M2) | Series Avg: $306.85 | Cheapest Game in WSH: Game 1 ($86) | Cheapest Game in PIT: Game 3 ($104)

Tampa Bay Lightning (A2) vs New York Islanders (WC1) | Series Avg: $283.53 | Cheapest Game in TB: Game 5 ($87) | Cheapest Game in NY: Game 3 ($99)

Western Conference

Dallas Stars (C1) vs St. Louis Blues (C2) | Series Avg: $310.92 | Cheapest Game in DAL: Games 1 & 2 ($75 each) | Cheapest Game in STL: Game 3 ($104)

San Jose Sharks (P3) vs Nashville Predators (WC1) | Series Avg: $273.62 | Cheapest Game in SJ: Game 1 ($88) | Cheapest Game in NSH: Games 3 & 4 ($74 each)

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2016 NHL Playoff Tickets: Breaking Down Prices For Each Opening Series

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 4/11/16) The stage is officially set for the first round of the 2016 NHL Playoffs. The action kicks off Wednesday with three games: the Tampa Bay Lightning hosting the Detroit Red Wings, the New York Rangers visiting the Pittsburgh Penguins and the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks traveling to St. Louis to take on the Blues.

The five remaining series will drop the puck on Thursday and Friday. Below is a look at where prices sit for 2016 NHL Playoff tickets on the secondary market in each series, according to data provided by TicketIQ. Parking information around each venue is also listed from ParkWhiz:

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The breakdown below shows the series average and cheapest ticket price in each team's home venue:

Eastern Conference

Florida Panthers (A1) vs New York Islanders (WC1) | Series Avg: $204.93 | Cheapest Game in FLA: Game 1 ($64) | Cheapest Game in NY: Game 3 ($54)

Tampa Bay Lightning (A2) vs Detroit Red Wings (A3) | Series Avg: $153.01 | Cheapest Game in TB: Game 1 ($43) | Cheapest Game in DET: Games 3 ($61)

Washington Capitals (M1) vs Philadelphia Flyers (WC2) | Series Avg: $231.69 | Cheapest Game in WAS: Game 1 ($75) | Cheapest Game in PHI: Game 4 ($115)

Pittsburgh Penguins (M2) vs New York Rangers (M3) | Series Avg: $215.88 | Cheapest Game in PIT: Game 1 ($70) | Cheapest Game in NY: Game 3 ($200)

Western Conference

Dallas Stars (C1) vs Minnesota Wild (WC2) | Series Avg: $262.52 | Cheapest Game in DAL: Game 1 ($90) | Cheapest Game in MIN: Game 4 ($124)

St. Louis Blues (C2) vs Chicago Blackhawks (C3) | Series Avg: $261.74 | Cheapest Game in STL: Game 1 ($82) | Cheapest Game in CHI: Game 4 ($153)

Anaheim Ducks (P1) vs Nashville Predators (WC1) | Series Avg: $150.18 | Cheapest Game in ANA: Game 1 ($49) | Cheapest Game in Nashville: Game 3 ($73)

Los Angeles Kings (P2) vs San Jose Sharks (P3) | Series Avg: $227.62 | Cheapest Game in LA: Game 1 ($88) | Cheapest Game in SJ: Game 4 ($60)

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