2018-19 WOMEN'S SLAATS CUP PLAYOFFS

* Top 6 teams qualify for playoffs
* Teams are seeded, 1-6, based on total regular season conference points
* First Round/Quarterfinals: Two games (plus mini-game, if necessary)

Quarterfinals

Weekend of Feb 22-24, 2019
Game 1
#6 at #1 
#5 at #2
#4 at #3

Game 2
#6 at #1 
#5 at #2
#4 at #3
   
* Championship Weekend: Single-game elimination (play until a winner is determined); all games played at highest remaining seed
Weekend of Mar 1-3, 2019
GM 1, Semifinal: Third-highest remaining seed vs Second-highest remaining seed

Weekend of Mar 1-3, 2019
GM 2, Championship: Winner of GM 1 vs Host



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 overall conference wins
Wins vs all teams with more points than the tied teams
Goal differential in games between tied team only
Coin flip, conducted by Commissioner