This just in courtesy of Sportsnet hockey insider Elliotte Friedman, the NHL has made a decision regarding its playoff format beyond the first "play in" round when it comes to bracketing versus seeding.
The league will reportedly re-seed each position following each round, rather than have teams play through a bracketed format. Additionally, each round after the initial "play in" round will be a best of 7 series.
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More from Friedman's Sportsnet colleague Chris Johnston:
More confirmation from Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun of TSN:
More to come