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2015 NA3HL Silver Cup Playoff Preview

March 5, 2015
The 2015 NA3HL Silver Cup Playoffs get into full swing this weekend with 10 different division semi-finals across the league. The clubs are seeded within their own division based upon their finish in the NA3HL regular-season standings. The top four clubs from each division qualified for the playoffs. The first club to win two games in a division semi-final series will be declared the winner of the series and advance to the next round of playoff competition. The first club to lose two games in a division semifinal series shall be eliminated from further playoff competition. 
 
The two Clubs in each division that won a division semifinal series shall compete in a best-of-three series against each other in the division finals. The high seed shall have the right to host games one and three. The low seed shall have the right to host game two. Teams may agree to an alternate arrangement upon mutual agreement. The first Club to win two games in a division final series will be declared the winner of the series and advance to the Silver Cup Championship Tournament.
 
At the conclusion of the Division Finals, the five teams that lost Division Final series shall be ranked from 1-5 based on their regular season point totals. The regular season tiebreaking procedures will be used if necessary. The top-ranked team shall be declared the Silver Cup Wild Card team and shall advance onto the Silver Cup Championship Tournament as the sixth seed.
 
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Click here for a playoff bracket and schedule
 
Central Division
#1 West Michigan Wolves vs. #4 Peoria Mustangs
Thu, Mar 05, 2015, 7:00pm, Peoria at West Michigan                              
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 4:00pm, West Michigan at Peoria                              
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 3:00pm, Peoria at West Michigan (if necessary)
 
#2 Wisconsin Whalers vs. #3 La Crosse Freeze
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 8:00pm, La Crosse at Wisconsin                               
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 8:00pm, La Crosse at Wisconsin                               
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 6:30pm, Wisconsin at La Crosse (if necessary)
 
East Division
#1 Metro Jets vs. #4 Southern Tier Xpress
Thu, Mar 05, 2015, 7:50pm, Southern Tier at Metro                               
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 5:00pm, Metro at Southern Tier                               
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 12:40pm, Southern Tier at Metro (if necessary)
 
#2 Pittsburgh Vengeance vs. #3 Toledo Cherokee
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 6:30pm, Toledo at Pittsburgh                                 
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 7:00pm, Pittsburgh at Toledo                                 
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 4:30pm, Toledo at Pittsburgh (if necessary)
 
Frontier Division
#1 Great Falls Americans vs. #4 Billings Bulls
Thu, Mar 05, 2015, 7:05pm, Billings at Great Falls                              
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 7:30pm, Great Falls at Billings                              
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 7:05pm, Billings at Great Falls (if necessary)
 
#2 Helena Bighorns vs. #3 Gillette Wild (Helena leads series, 1-0)
Wed, Mar 04, 2015, Helena 4 at Gillette 1
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 7:05pm, Gillette at Helena                                                 
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 7:05pm, Gillette at Helena (if necessary)
 
South Division
#1 Nashville Jr. Predators vs. #4 Point Mallard Ducks
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 1:00pm, Nashville at Point Mallard
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 6:00pm, Nashville at Point Mallard                           
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 7:30pm, Point Mallard at Nashville  (if necessary)
 
#2 Topeka Capitals vs. #3 Texas Jr. Brahmas (all games in Texas)
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 1:00pm, Texas at Topeka                                      
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 11:00am, Topeka at Texas                                      
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 11:00am, Texas at Topeka (if necessary)
 
West Division
#1 North Iowa Bulls vs. #4 Twin City Steel
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 7:30pm, Twin City at North Iowa                              
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 7:00pm, North Iowa at Twin City                              
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 7:30pm, Twin City at North Iowa (if necessary)
 
#2 Granite City Lumberjacks vs. #3 Alexandria Blizzard
Fri, Mar 06, 2015, 7:30p, Alexandria at Granite City                           
Sat, Mar 07, 2015, 7:10pm, Granite City at Alexandria                           
Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 7:30pm, Alexandria at Granite City (if necessary)
 
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