2016-17 NCHA Women's Slaats Cup Playoffs

SEMIFINALS - Two games, mini-game if necessary
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Game 1
#4 Marian 0 at #1 Adrian 4
#3 St. Scholastica 1 at #2 Lake Forest 2

Game 2
#4 Marian 1 at #1 Adrian 5
(Adrian wins series 2-0)
#3 St. Scholastica 2 at #2 Lake Forest 0

Mini-game
#3 St. Scholastica 0 at #2 Lake Forest 1 (2OT)
(LFC wins series via mini-game) 


FINAL - Single game elimination
Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at High Seed
#2 Lake Forest 1 at #1 Adrian 5

All-Tournament
F - Brooke Lupi, So, ADR
F - Kayla Griffith, Jr, LFC
D - Sydney Smith, Sr, ADR
D - Kelly O'Sullivan, Fr, ADR
G - Brooke Gibson, Sr, ADR
MVP - Kristin Lewicki, Sr, F, ADR

* Top 4 teams qualify for playoffs.
* 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 Slaats 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


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.