Wednesday, February 6, 2013

BCIHL Announces 2013 Playoff Format:


The BCIHL has released its official playoff format for 2013 and it sees the league move to a traditional "series" format as opposed to the round-robin format used in past years.

Here's the info from BCIHL.ca:

2013 BCIHL PLAYOFFS
First Round: March 8-10, 2013
Championship Round: March 5-17, 2013
  
For the first time, in 2013, the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League championship will be determined by a traditional playoffs after a tournament-style event was phased out following the 2011/12 season.

FORMAT: The BCIHL playoffs will consist of the top four finishers in the league's regular season standings. Each round is contested as a best-of-three series.

FIRST ROUND: Dates: Friday, March 8th to Sunday, March 10th
Opponents: Series 1 (1st Place vs. 4th Place); Series 2 (2nd Place vs. 3rd Place)


CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND: Dates: Friday, March 15th to Sunday, March 17th
Opponents: Series 1 Winner vs. Series 2 Winner


HOME/AWAY: In series where the travel time between the two opponents is five hours or less, the higher seeded team will hosts Games 1 and 3 (if neccessary) while the lower seeded team hosts Game 2. In series where the travel time between opponents is five hours or more, the higher seeded team will hosts Games 1, 2 and 3 (if neccessary).

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