Updated 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket: Eastern Conference Finals Set

March 17, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Boston Bruins left wing Jay Pandolfo (29) breaks up ice with the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal (18) poke checks him from behind during the third period at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Following the Boston Bruins 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series on Saturday afternoon, the conference finals were set. Boston will now face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a shot at making the Stanley Cup finals on the line.

To get to this point, the Bruins got past the Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs, while the Penguins edged out the New York Islanders in the first-round of the postseason before blowing by the Ottawa Senators in the semifinals.

Now, we get to prepare for an all black and gold Eastern Conference final. We will update you with television information and game times when the information becomes available.

Here is the updated NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs bracket to reflect the Eastern Conference Finals:

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Who do you think will come out on top in the series and advance to the Stanley Cup Finals? Sound off in the comments section and share your thoughts.

Topics: Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins

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