All playoff series will be a best or three.
4th Place vs 5th Place Series 'A'
3rd Place vs 6th Place Series 'B'
Winners advance to play the 1st & 2nd place teams in Round 2.
2nd Place vs Winner Highest Seed Series 'C'
1st Place vs Winner Lowest Seed Series 'D'
Winner advances to the finals.
Each team will play each other. The first and second place teams after the round robin will advance to a best of three final.
If two teams are tied the winner of the game played against each other will get the higher seeding.
If three teams are tied.
First tie-breaker - fewest goals against. Top two teams advance to the finals.
Second tie-breaker - most goals scored for. Top two teams advance to finals.
Third tie-breaker - difference between goals for minus goals against. Top two teams advance to finals.
If the game is tied after regulation time.
You will play a 4 minute running time period, 3 on 3 hockey.
If no one scores there will be a 3 minute running time period 2 on 2 hockey.
The first team to score will win the game.
If the teams are still tied they will go to a sudden victory shootout.
One player from each team will shoot on the goalie. The home team get the choice of whether they want to shoot
first or second. If the first shooter scores the next player to shoot for the other team must score.