Here's the latest, entering the final day of the regular season:
Entering Sat, Feb 9:
|NORTH||Current Pts||Pts Ceiling||NCHA Record||Division Record||Remaining Games|
|*# St. Norbert||27||29||13-3-1||8-1||at FIN|
|* Marian||22||24||10-5-2||5-2-2||vs NC|
|* Northland||20||22||9-6-2||6-3||at MAR|
|* Finlandia||14||16||6-9-2||3-5-1||vs SNC|
|St. Scholastica||11||13||5-11-1||1-8||at LU|
|*# Adrian||25||27||12-4-1||8-1||at MSOE|
|* Lake Forest||20||22||8-5-4||4-3-2||vs AU|
|* Aurora||17||19||8-8-1||4-4-1||at LFC|
* Top four teams in each division qualify for playoffs
* Quarterfinals: Two games (plus mini-game, if necessary), played within division
* Semifinals: Single-game elimination (play until a winner is determined), played within division
* Final: Single-game elimination (play until a winner is determined)
* Tournament winner earns NCHA's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament
Most division wins
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
ST. NORBERT - Clinched North Division Championship, home ice for qtrfinals and semifinals, and is at least co-champion of the regular season ... Clinches Peters Cup with winor tie Saturday at FIN ... Will host #4 Finlandia in Quarterfinals.
MARIAN - Clinched playoff spot ... Clinches #2 seed and home ice for Quarterfinals with win or tie Saturday vs NC.
NORTHLAND - Clinched playoff spot ... Clinches #2 seed and home ice for Quarterfinals with win Saturday at MAR.
FINLANDIA - Clinched #4 seed ... Will play Quarterfinal series at #1 St. Norbert.
ADRIAN - Clinched South Division Championship and home ice for qtrfinals and semifinals ... Clinches co-championship of regular season with win Saturday vs MSOE plus SNC loss at FIN.
LAKE FOREST - Clinched #2 seed and will host Quarterfinal series.
AURORA - Clinched playoff spot ... Clinches #3 seed with win Saturday at LFC ... or a loss by MSOE vs ADR ... or any tie in points with MSOE (Aurora holds H2H tiebreak on MSOE)
MSOE - Clinched playoff spot ... Clinches #3 seed with win Saturday vs ADR plus AU loss or tie at LFC ... or a tie Saturday plus AU loss ... Would lose tiebreaker to AU.