PLAYOFFS UPDATE, News (Western Ontario Girls Hockey League)

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Submitted By Paul Walkom on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The 2018/2019 Regular Season will be complete on February 4th for all teams.

Round Robin Playoffs
Playoff Round Robin Groupings will be posted on the WOGHL Website & OneDB on the evening of the February 4, 2019 or the morning of February 5, 2019.

As in past years there will be NO PLAYOFF SCHEDULING MEETING, each team will be responsible for scheduling all of their games within their group and must have a preliminary schedule completed and submitted to the WOGHL Scheduler no later than February 7, 2019, and a Final Schedule is to be completed and submitted no later than February 9, 2019.  The teams may elect to complete the scheduling of games via phone, email or to elect a “Group Schedule Convenor”. Association Reps are to ensure that all Coach’s Contact information are available on the team websites.

Each Round Robin playoff group will typically consist of 3 or 4 teams competing in a Home & Home Series. 
Start Date: February 7, 2019
Finish Date: March 17, 2019

Tie Breaker Format for Round Robin Playoffs will be as follows:
a) If teams are tied at the end of the Regular Season and/or Round Robin Playoffs the following criteria will be followed: (same as OWHA Playdowns)
i) Number of wins
ii) Record against other tied teams
iii) Goals scored minus goals against
iv) Fewest goals allowed
v) Fewest penalty minutes
vi) First goal scored
vii) Most goals scored
viii) Flip of coin.

Playoff Final Round
The top two teams from each round robin group will then play a Best of 3 or Best of 5 series to determine the Group Champion & Finalist.
Start Date: March 18, 2019
Finish Date: March 31, 2019


No curfews will be allowed in any Playoff game


NO Pickup Players in the playoffs without the prior consent of the division convenor and the league president. (See WOGHL Rules & Regulations. Rule 8d.)


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