Entering Fri, Feb 15:
|Current Pts||Pts Ceiling||NCHA Record||Remaining Games|
|*$ Adrian||29||33||14-1-1||vs MAR, vs MAR|
|*$ St. Scholastica||26||30||13-3||vs LFC, vs LFC|
|*$ Lake Forest||26||30||11-1-4||at CSS, at CSS|
|* Concordia Wisconsin||18||22||8-6-2||at TRINE, at TRINE|
|Northland||15||19||7-8-1||at SNC, at SNC|
|Trine||14||18||6-8-2||vs CUW, vs CUW|
|St. Norbert||11||15||4-9-3||vs NC, vs NC|
|Marian||10||14||4-10-2||at ADR, at ADR|
|Aurora||9||13||3-10-3||vs FIN, vs FIN|
|Finlandia||2||6||1-15||at AU, at AU|
* Top 6 teams qualify for playoffs
* Teams are seeded, 1-6, based on total regular season conference points
* Quarterfinals: Two games (plus mini-game, if necessary)
* Semifinal and Final: Single-game elimination (play until winner is determined)
* Champion receives NCHA automatic bid to NCAA Tournament
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
ADRIAN - Clinched playoff spot and home ice for Quarterfinals ... Controls #1 seed and home ice throughout playoffs ... Several scenarios to clinch regular season title and home ice throughout playoffs next weekend, including a win or two ties vs MAR ... Also a series split between CSS and LFC, or a CSS win and tie vs LFC ... Holds tiebreaker on CSS ... Would lose tiebreaker with LFC.
ST. SCHOLASTICA - Clinched playoff spot and home ice for Quarterfinals ... Can finish as high as #1 seed and no lower than #3 ... Clinches #1 seed with two wins vs LFC plus two ADR losses vs MAR ... Clinches #2 seed with series win or split vs LFC ... Would lose tiebreaker to ADR.
LAKE FOREST - Clinched playoff spot and home ice for Quarterfinals ... Can finish as high as #1 seed and no lower than #4 ... Clinches #1 seed with win and tie at CSS plus two losses by ADR vs MAR, or with two wins plus ADR loss and tie vs MAR ... Would win tiebreaker over ADR at 29 pts (H2H) ... Clinches #2 seed with series win at CSS.
CONCORDIA WISCONSIN - Clinched playoff spot ... Can finish as high as #4 seed and as low as #6 seed ... Several scenarios to clinch #4 seed, including a win at Trine, or a tie at Trine plus a NC loss or tie at SNC ... Tiebreak with NC would go to NCHA wins.
TRINE - Several scenarios to clinch playoff spot, including a win or two ties vs CUW, or a SNC loss vs NC ... Can finish as high as #3 seed ... Holds tiebreaker on MAR and SNC ... Would lose tiebreak to NC.
NORTHLAND - Several scenarios to clinch playoff spot, including win or tie at SNC ... Can finish as high as #4 seed ... Tiebreak with CUW would go to NCHA wins ... Holds tiebreak on TRINE.
ST. NORBERT - Must sweep NC to remain in playoff race ... Would lose tiebreak to CUW and TRINE ... Tiebreak with MAR and AU would go to NCHA wins.
MARIAN - Eliminated from playoff contention ... Would lose tiebreaker at 14 pts with Trine ... Would lose 3-way tiebreaker at 14 pts with Trine and SNC.
AURORA - Eliminated from playoff contention.
FINLANDIA - Eliminated from playoff contention.