NAHL Weekend Preview: Division Finals, cont.
May 4, 2018
One team is in and three more spots remain in the chase to qualify for the 2018 Robertson Cup National Championship. By Monday night, May 7th (or maybe even earlier) we will know the four teams that are headed to the Robertson Cup National Championship.
As a reminder, the Division Finals that wrap-up this weekend and next are a best of five series. The first team to win three games in a series will advance to the Robertson Cup National Championship.
The 2018 NAHL Robertson Cup National Championship will feature the four divisional playoff winners and will take place from May 11-14 at Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minnesota. Clubs will be seeded 1-4 based upon their finish in the NAHL regular-season standings.
The game schedule for the Robertson Cup will be as follows: The #1 Seed will face the #4 seed in a best of three series. The #2 seed will face the #3 seed in a best of three series. The two series winners will advance on to a one game playoff to determine the Robertson Cup Champion.
Robertson Cup Schedule
Friday, May 11, Game 1’s: #1 seed vs. #4 seed, 4:30pm and #2 seed vs. #3 seed, 7:30pm
Saturday, May 12, Game 2’s: #1 seed vs. #4 seed, 4:30pm and #2 seed vs. #3 seed, 7:30pm
Sunday, May 13: Game 3's (*if necessary), #1 seed vs. #4 seed, 3pm and #2 seed vs. #3 seed, 6pm
Monday, May 14: Robertson Cup National Championship Game, 7pm
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Central Division Finals, #2 Austin Bruins vs. #4 Minot Minotauros (Minot leads series, 2-0)
Game 1: Minot 4 @ Austin 1
Game 2: Minot 3 @ Austin 2 (OT)
Game 3: Friday, May 4 @ Minot, 7:35pm
Game 4: Saturday, May 5 @ Minot, 7:35pm*
Game 5: Monday, May 7 @ Austin, 7:05pm*
East Division Finals, #1 Philadelphia Rebels vs. #3 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights (Knights win series, 3-0)
Game 1: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4 @ Philadelphia 1
Game 2: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5 @ Philadelphia 4
Game 3: Philadelphia 1 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2
Midwest Division Finals, #1 Fairbanks Ice Dogs vs. #2 Janesville Jets (Janesville leads series, 2-1)
Game 1: Janesville 6 @ Fairbanks 4
Game 2: Janesville 2 @ Fairbanks 3
Game 3: Janesville 3 @ Fairbanks 2 (OT)
Game 4: Friday, May 4 @ Janesville, 7:00pm
Game 5: Saturday, May 5 @ Janesville, 7:00pm*
South Division Finals, #1 Shreveport Mudbugs vs. #2 Lone Star Brahmas (Shreveport leads series, 2-0)
Game 1: Lone Star 0 @ Shreveport 1
Game 2: Lone Star 1 @ Shreveport 2
Game 3: Friday, May 4 @ Lone Star, 7:30pm
Game 4: Saturday, May 5 @ Lone Star, 7:30pm*
Game 5: Sunday, May 6 @ Shreveport, 7:11pm*