2017-18 NCHA Men's Harris Cup Playoffs

* Top four teams in each division qualify for playoffs
* Quarterfinals: Two games (plus mini-game, if necessary), played within division
   Feb 16, 2018 - Game 1
   North #4 Lawrence 1 at North #1 St. Norbert 3
   North #3 St. Scholastica 1 at North #2 Marian 4
   South #4 MSOE 2 at South #1 Adrian 3
   South #3 Lake Forest 5 at South #2 Concordia-Wis 3

   Feb 17, 2018 - Game 2
   North #3 St. Scholastica 2 at North #2 Marian 3  (MAR wins series 2-0)
   North #4 Lawrence 1 at North #1 St. Norbert 3  (SNC wins series 2-0)
   South #4 MSOE 3 at South #1 Adrian 6  (ADR wins series 2-0)
   South #3 Lake Forest 2 at South #2 Concordia-Wis 1 (OT)  (LFC wins series 2-0)

* Semifinals: Single-game elimination (play until a winner is determined), played within division
   Sat, Feb 24, 2018
   North: #2 Marian 0 at #1 St. Norbert 3
   South: #3 Lake Forest 0 at #1 Adrian 9

* Final: Single-game elimination (play until a winner is determined)
   Sat, Mar 3, 2018
   St. Norbert 2 at Adrian 1 (OT)

TWO-GAME SERIES / MINIGAME FORMAT
* Two games are played with standard NCAA rules applying (single 5:00 OT).
* Games 1 and 2 can end in an OT tie.
* If the two games are split or if both end in a tie, a 20-minute minigame is played.  At the end of the second game, the ice shall be resurfaced and there is a 15-minute intermission.  Starting lineups are announced before the minigame, as in a regular game, and the teams will play the full 20 minutes, regardless of score.  Should the game be tied after the 20 minutes, the teams will play 20-minute sudden-death overtimes periods.

TIEBREAK PROCEDURE
Head-to-Head competition
Most division wins
Most overall conference wins
Results vs Top 4 finshing common opponents (must have played same number of games)
Goal differential in games between tied team only
Goal differential in all conference games
Coin flip, conducted by Commissioner