The playoffs are fast approaching and here is the playoff format. The top 6 teams make the playoffs with 1st and 2nd place teams getting a bye.
3rd vs 6th
4th vs 5th
after which the successful winning teams are reseeded with the 1st and 2nd place teams.
1st vs lower seed
2nd vs higher seed
Highest seed of remaining two teams has home ice advantage.
All series are a best 4 of 7.