VACHL E 2018-19 Playoff Schedule
TOURNAMENT FORMAT
Round Robin Home Away All teams will play a total of 5 games (3 Round Robin and 2 playoff games)
Sun Feb 17   5:30 PM   Britannia   Aviators 1 Skaters Gonna Skate 6
Tue Feb 19   9:45 PM   Sunset   Blades 4 Phantoms 5 1) Teams will be divided into 2 Groups (A and B) based on regular season standings.  
Wed Feb 20   9:45 PM   Britannia   Red Army 6 Darkside 1
                  Group A will have #1,4,6
Sat Feb 23   6:15 PM   Trout Lake   Aviators 1 Phantoms 2 Group B will have #2,3,5
Sat Feb 23   7:45 PM   Trout Lake   Blades 4 Red Army 3
Sat Feb 23   9:15 PM   Trout Lake   Darkside 0 Skaters Gonna Skate 6 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).
Thu Feb 28   10:00 PM   Trout Lake   Skaters Gonna Skate 1 Blades 5 ** Round Robin games will only have 4v4 sudden-death overtime (no shootout)
Fri Mar 1   9:15 PM   Killarney   Darkside 3 Aviators 2
Fri Mar 1   9:45 PM   Hillcrest   Phantoms 6 Red Army 1
3) Teams are then ranked by points (2pt win, 0pt loss, 1pt OTL, SOL) within their group.  
Semi-finals
Sun Mar 10 1 5:30 PM   Britannia   Phantoms 6 Darkside 3
Sun Mar 10 2 10:30 PM   Killarney   Skaters Gonna Skate 1 Blades 5 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]
Mon Mar 11   8:00 PM   Trout Lake   Red Army   Aviators   GroupA #1 vs GroupB #2 (Semi-final 1)
Sun Mar 17   4:00 PM   Britannia   Aviators   Red Army   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.
Sun Mar 17   5:30 PM   Britannia   Darkside   Skaters Gonna Skate  
Finals 1st Place 5) Classification Games: 3rd place team of each pool will play in a 2 game mini-series 
Sun Mar 17   7:00 PM   Britannia   Phantoms   Blades  
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 medal/classification rounds, there will be a 4v4
sudden-death overtime (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 15PIM. 
Once reached, players will be suspended 1 game or rest of playoffs/season
if it is their 2nd suspension of the season.