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Frozen Finals

The Road to Providence

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The 2023 EHL Frozen Finals will be streamed live on HockeyTV.

EHL ROAD TO PROVIDENCE

For the 2022-23 season, the 19 Eastern Hockey League (EHL) teams will be split up into four divisions -- North, East, Central, and South. The North Division will be made up of four total teams, while the Central, East, and South Divisions will each feature five total teams apiece. At the end of the regular season, all 19 EHL teams will advance to the postseason.

PLAY-IN ROUND

The Play-In Round of the EHL playoffs will feature action in the Central, East, and South divisions.

Central Division
#4 vs. #5

East Division
#4 vs. #5

South Division
#4 vs. #5


The Play-In Round of the EHL Playoffs is a single elimination contest, hosted by the #4 seed.

The Play-In Round must be played on either March 7th or 8th.

FIRST ROUND

The First Round of the EHL playoffs will feature two series per division.

North Division
#1 vs. #4

#2 vs. #3

East Division
#1 vs. #4
#2 vs. #3

Central Division
#1 vs. #4

#2 vs. #3

South Division
#1 vs. #4

#2 vs. #3

All First Round matchups are best-of-three series, with home-ice advantage being determined by the EHL Operating Rules.

A total of two teams will remain in each of the four divisions at the end of the First Round.

The First Round can start on March 9th, and all series must be completed by March 13th.

SECOND ROUND

Prior to the start of the Second Round, the remaining two teams within each respective division will be reseeded based off of the regular season standings, #1 and #2.

North Division
#1 vs. #2


East Division
#1 vs. #2

Central Division
#1 vs. #2

South Division
#1 vs. #2


All Second Round matchups are best-of-three series, with home-ice advantage being determined by the EHL Operating Rules.

At the conclusion of the Second Round, the four winning teams will have officially secured their spot in the 2023 Frozen Finals.

The Second Round can start on March 14th, and all series must be completed by March 20th.

EHLP ROAD TO PROVIDENCE

For the 2022-23 season, the 15 Eastern Hockey League Premier (EHLP) teams will be split up into three divisions -- Boston, Mid-Atlantic, and New England. Each of the three divisions will feature five total teams. At the end of the regular season, all 15 EHLP teams will advance to the postseason.

PLAY-IN ROUND

The Play-In Round of the EHLP playoffs will feature action in all three divisions.

Boston Division
#4 vs. #5

New England Division
#4 vs. #5

Mid-Atlantic Division
#4 vs. #5


The Play-In Round of the EHLP Playoffs is a single elimination contest, hosted by the #4 seed.

The Play-In Round must be played on either March 7th or 8th.

FIRST ROUND

The First Round of the EHLP playoffs will feature two series per division.

Boston Division
#1 vs. #4

#2 vs. #3

New England Division
#1 vs. #4
#2 vs. #3

Mid-Atlantic Division
#1 vs. #4

#2 vs. #3

All First Round matchups are best-of-three series, with home-ice advantage being determined by the EHL Operating Rules.

A total of two teams will remain in each of the three divisions at the end of the First Round.

The First Round can start on March 9th, and all series must be completed by March 13th.

SECOND ROUND

Prior to the start of the Second Round, the remaining two teams within each respective division will be reseeded based off of the regular season standings, #1 and #2.

Boston Division
#1 vs. #2


New England Division
#1 vs. #2

Mid-Atlantic Division
#1 vs. #2


All Second Round matchups are best-of-three series, with home-ice advantage being determined by the EHL Operating Rules.

At the conclusion of the Second Round, the three winning teams will have officially secured their spot in the 2023 Frozen Finals.

The Second Round can start on March 14th, and all series must be completed by March 20th.

EHLP AT-LARGE BID

At the conclusion of the Second Round, the three division losers will be pooled together into a special set of standings based off of their regular season record. The team with the highest number of points will be earn the EHLP At-Large Bid to the 2023 Frozen Finals. In the event of a tie, the final team will be selected via the tie-breaking rules set forth in the EHL Operating Rules.

2023 Frozen Finals

The 2023 Frozen Finals will once again take place at Schneider Arena on the campus of Providence College.

EHL - This year's 4-team format will seed the finalists #1 through #4 and set up a pair of best-of-three series to be completed March 22nd through 24th. The two series winners will advance to the EHL Championship Game on the 26th.

EHLP - This year's 4-team round robin format will take place from March 23rd through 25th, followed by the EHLP Championship Game on the 26th.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22ND

  • 4:30 PM -- EHL Best-of-Three Series #1 vs. #4 (Game #1) 
  • 7:30 PM -- EHL Best-of-Three Series #2 vs. #3 (Game #1) 

THURSDAY, MARCH 23RD

  • 11:00 AM -- EHL Best-of-Three Series #1 vs. #4 (Game #2) 
  • 2:00 PM -- EHL Best-of-Three Series #2 vs. #3 (Game #2) 
  • 5:00 PM -- EHLP Round Robin Game #1
  • 8:00 PM-- EHLP Round Robin Game #2

FRIDAY, MARCH 24TH

  • 11:00 AM -- EHL Best-of-Three Series #1 vs. #4 (Game #3 If Necessary)
  • 2:00 PM-- EHL Best-of-Three Series #2 vs. #3 (Game #3 If Necessary)
  • 5:00 PM -- EHLP Round Robin Game #3
  • 8:00 PM -- EHLP Round Robin Game #4

SATURDAY, MARCH 25TH

  • 11:00 AM -- EHLP Round Robin Game #5
  • 2:00 PM -- EHLP Round Robin Game #6

SUNDAY, MARCH 26TH

  • 11:00 AM -- EHLP Championship Game
  • 3:00 PM -- EHL Championship Game

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