2018-19 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
Weekend of Feb 15-17, 2019

   Game 1 (all Fri, Feb 15)
   North #4 Finlandia 1 at North #1 St. Norbert 2
   North #3 Northland 2 at North #2 Marian 1
   South #4 MSOE 3 at South #1 Adrian 1
   South #3 Aurora 2 at South #2 Lake Forest 4

   Game 2 (all Sat, Feb 16)
   North #4 Finlandia 0 at North #1 St. Norbert 9
   North #3 Northland 1 at North #2 Marian 5
   > Marian wins mini-game 1-0
   South #4 MSOE 1 at South #1 Adrian 7
   > Adrian wins mini-game 2-0
   South #3 Aurora 5 at South #2 Lake Forest 1
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* Semifinals: Single-game elimination (play until a winner is determined), played within division
   Weekend of Feb 22-24, 2019
   North: 2 Marian at 1 St. Norbert
   South: Aurora / Lake Forest winner at #1 Adrian

* Final: Single-game elimination (play until a winner is determined)
   Weekend of Mar 1-3, 2019
   North Champion vs South Champion, hosted by highest overall seed (seed determined regardless of divisional affiliation)

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 (applicable only for breaking ties within a division)
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