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EHL Frozen Finals

Frozen Finals

The Road to Providence

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The 2022 EHL Frozen Finals will be streamed live on HockeyTV.

EHL ROAD TO PROVIDENCE

For the 2021-22 season, the 17 Eastern Hockey League (EHL) teams will be split up into four divisions -- North, East, Central, and South. The North, Central, and South Divisions will each be made up of four total teams, while the East Division will feature five total teams. At the end of the regular season, all 17 EHL teams will advance to the postseason.

PLAY-IN ROUND

The Play-In Round of the EHL playoffs will feature action in just the East Division.

East Division
#4 - Valley Jr Warriors vs. #5 - Seahawks Hockey Club

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 8th or 9th.

FIRST ROUND

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

North Division
#1 - New Hampshire Avalanche vs. #4 - Seacoast Spartans

#2 - New England Wolves vs. #3 - Vermont Lumberjacks

East Division
#1 - Boston Jr Rangers vs. #4 - Seahawks Hockey Club

#2 - Walpole Express vs. #3 - East Coast Wizards

Central Division
#1 - Railers Jr Hockey Club vs. #4 - New York Apple Core

#2 - Connecticut Chiefs vs. #3 - Connecticut RoughRiders

South Division
#1 - Philadelphia Little Flyers vs. #4 - Team Maryland

#2 - New Jersey 87s vs. #3 - Protec Jr Ducks

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 8th, and all series must be completed by March 14th.

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 - New Hampshire Avalanche vs. #2 - New England Wolves

East Division
#1 - Boston Jr Rangers vs. #2 - Walpole Express

Central Division
#1 - Railers Jr Hockey Club vs. #2 - Connecticut Chiefs

  • March 17th at 11:30 am -- Worcester Ice Center
  • March 18th at 11:15 am -- Newington Arena Arena
  • March 20th (If Necessary) at 2:40 pm -- Worcester Ice Center

South Division
#1 - Philadelphia Little Flyers vs. #2 - New Jersey 87s

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 2022 Frozen Finals, while the four losing teams will have one last chance to advance through the Final Qualifying Round.

The Second Round can start on March 15th, and all series must be completed by March 21st.

WILD CARD ROUND

Following the conclusion of the Second Round, the four teams that lose will earn one final chance to secure their ticket to the 2022 Frozen Finals.

The Wild Card Round will feature a pair of single elimination games, with home-ice advantage being determined by the EHL Operating Rules.

Game #1 -- New England Wolves vs. Boston Jr Rangers

Game #2 -- Connecticut Chiefs vs. New Jersey 87s

The two winning teams in the Wild Card Round will secure the final two spots at the 2022 Frozen Finals.

The Wild Card Round must take place on either March 24th or 25th.

EHLP ROAD TO PROVIDENCE

For the 2021-22 season, the 12 Eastern Hockey League Premier (EHLP) teams will be split up into three divisions -- North, East, and South. Each of the three divisions will feature four total teams. At the end of the regular season, all 12 EHLP teams will advance to the postseason.

FIRST ROUND

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

North Division
#1 - New Hampshire Avalanche vs. #4 - New England Wolves

#2 - Vermont Lumberjacks vs. #3 - Valley Jr Warriors

East Division
#1 - Railers Jr Hockey Club vs. #4 - Walpole Express

#2 - Boston Jr Rangers vs. #3 - Seahawks Hockey Club

South Division
#1 - Philadelphia Little Flyers vs. #4 New Jersey Renegades

#2 - New Jersey 87s vs. #3 - Connecticut Chiefs

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 17th, and all series must be completed by March 21st.

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 - New Hampshire Avalanche vs. #2 - Vermont Lumberjacks

East Division
#1 - Railers Jr Hockey Club vs. #2 - Boston Jr Rangers

South Division
#1 - Philadelphia Little Flyers vs. #2 - New Jersey 87s

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 2022 Frozen Finals, while the three losing teams will have one last chance through the EHLP At-Large Bid.

The Second Round can start on March 22nd, and all series must be completed by March 28th.

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 2022 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.

2021 Frozen Finals

The 2022 Frozen Finals will once again take place at Schneider Arena on the campus of Providence College.

Each division will feature Round Robin play, leading up to the EHL and EHLP Championship Games on Sunday, April 3rd.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30TH

THURSDAY, MARCH 31ST

FRIDAY, APRIL 1ST

SATURDAY, APRIL 2ND

SUNDAY, APRIL 3RD

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