VACHL A 2022-23 Playoff Schedule
Round Robin Home Away All teams will play a total of 5 games (3 Round Robin and 2 playoff games)
Sat Feb 11   7:45 PM   Trout Lake   Rush Hour 5 Predators 1
Sat Feb 11   9:15 PM   Trout Lake   Replicants 6 Lumberjacks 3 1) Teams will be divided into 2 Groups (A and B) based on regular season standings.  
Sat Feb 11   9:15 PM   Britannia   Direwolves 2 [OT] Hornets 1
            Group A will have #1,4,6
Sat Feb 18   10:15 PM   Kitsilano   Predators 1 Replicants 5 Group B will have #2,3,5
Sun Feb 19   10:15 PM   Trout Lake   Direwolves 4 Lumberjacks 2
Sun Feb 19   10:30 PM   Killarney   Hornets 1 Rush Hour 3 2) Teams will play 3 round robin games.
        2 games will be within the group with 1 cross-over game with other group (1v5, 2v6, 3v4).
Mon Feb 27   9:30 PM   Trout Lake   Replicants 2 Direwolves 7 ** Round Robin games will only have 4v4 sudden-death overtime (no shootout)
Tue Feb 28   9:00 PM   Sunset   Hornets 4 Predators 2
Wed Mar 1   10:00 PM   Britannia   Lumberjacks 1 Rush Hour 0
3) Teams are then ranked by points (2pt win, 0pt loss, 1pt tie, OTL) within their group.  
Sat Mar 4 1 9:15 PM   Britannia   Rush Hour 4 Replicants 1
Sun Mar 5 2 8:45 PM   Trout Lake   Direwolves 4 [SO] Hornets 3 4) The Medal Rounds: The 1st ranked teams from each pool will faceoff with the 2nd 
  ranked team in the opposite group in the semi-finals.
Classification Playoffs [Best of 2* for 5th place]
Sun Mar 5   5:30 PM   Britannia   Predators 4 Lumberjacks 3 GroupA #1 vs GroupB #2 (Semi-final 1)
Sat Mar 11   1:30 PM   Britannia   Lumberjacks 6 Predators 9 GroupB #1 vs GroupA #2 (Semi-final 2)
Finals 3rd Place The winners of the above two games will play for 1st while the losers will play for 3rd.
Sat Mar 11   3:00 PM   Britannia   Replicants 4 Hornets 2
Finals 1st Place 5) Classification Games: 3rd place team of each pool will play in a 2 game mini-series 
Sat Mar 11   4:30 PM   Britannia   Rush Hour 4 [SO] Direwolves 3
Classification Series Notes:
** If the series is tied 1-1 after regulation time of Gm2, we will have a 5 min "mini-game 3" (not sudden death)
** 3-player shootout if still tied after "mini-game 3" to determine the winner of the series
** If the series is tied 1-1 after OT or shootout of Gm2, we go to a "mini-game 3" or 
immediately to 3-player shoot-out to determine winner, time permitting
** If a game ends in a tie during the semi-final/final/classification rounds, there will be a 4v4
sudden-death overtime (time permitting, changes on the fly only), 
followed by a 3 player shootout (teams can repeat shooters once 1 team's roster has cycled through)
General Playoff Notes:
Goalie subs must obtain league approval before playing.
PIM Threshold for playoffs is reset to 15PIM. 
Once surpassed, players will be suspended 1 game or rest of playoffs/season
if it is their 2nd suspension of the season.