2015-16 NCHA Men's Harris Cup Playoffs

QUARTERFINALS
Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at High Seeds
* Division champions - Bye
North #3 seed at North #2 seed
South #3 seed at South #2 seed

SEMIFINALS
Feb 26-27, 2016 at High Seeds
* Remaining teams re-seeded, 1-4, based on total conference points, without divisional affiliation
2 plus mini-game format
#4 seed at #1 seed
#3 seed at #2 seed

FINAL
Mar 5, 2015 at High Seed
Single game elimination
Lowest remaining seed at Highest remaining seed


* Top 3 teams in each division qualify for playoffs
* Division champions earn a bye and advance directly to Semifinals
* Mini-Game Format: If teams split the possible 4 points in first two games, a 20 minute mini-game will be played.  If the mini-game is tied after 20 minutes, sudden-death overtime will determine the winner.
* Winner of the Harris Cup Playoffs earns NCHA's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

TIE-BREAK PROCEDURE
If two or more teams are tied in points at the end of the regular season, ties shall be broken as follows:
1 - Head-to-Head competition
2 - Goal differential in games played between the tied teams only
3 - Goal differential in all NCHA games