EA SPORTS has completed a simulation of the first round of the 2012 NHL playoffs.

Western Conference:

(1) Canucks defeat (8) Kings; 4-2
(2) Blues defeat (7) Sharks; 4-2
(6) Blackhawks defeat (3) Coyotes; 4-1
(4) Predators defeat (5) Red Wings; 4-3

Eastern Conference:

(1) Rangers defeat (8) Senators; 4-1
(2) Bruins defeat (7) Capitals; 4-0
(6) Devils defeat (3) Panthers; 4-3
(4) Penguins defeat (5) Flyers; 4-3