Chilliwack/Kelowna/Nanaimo – The Chilliwack Chiefs, Nanaimo Clippers and the West Kelowna Warriors have advanced to the BCHL’s third round double round robin.
Chilliwack will start the third round on home ice on Tuesday March 29th vs the West Kelowna Warriors. See entire schedule below.
Tickets for Tuesday’s game are on sale now online. The Chiefs office will be open from 12pm to 3pm tomorrow (Sunday) and 8:30am to 6:30pm on Monday. Season ticket holders will have until noon on Tuesday to purchase their seats.
Explanation of round three from the BCHL’s website:
With three teams still alive for Round 3, they are seeded 1, 2 and 3 based on their regular-season points total and a unique format is employed.
The Double-Round-Robin format sees each team host the other two teams for one game each in its own building. This makes for six games, each team playing twice at home and twice on the road.
The main idea of the Double-Round-Robin is to eliminate one team, with the two survivors going to the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals.
3 WINS TO GET IN
That’s all you need to remember if your team makes it to the Round 3. As soon as your team wins three games in the Double-Round-Robin, they immediately qualify for the Finals. The first team to achieve three wins in this round has home-ice advantage in the Finals.
Once one team has advanced to the Fred Page Cup Finals, the 2 remaining teams will go back and forth in a home and home format until one team achieves 3 wins. Wins that were earned prior to the first team advancing will count as the 2 remaining teams play off.
If all three teams are tied after the first six games are played, a Page playoff format will be adopted for the remaining 2 games.
Tuesday March 29th: West Kelowna at Chilliwack
Thursday March 31st: Nanaimo at West Kelowna
Saturday April 2nd: Chilliwack at Nanaimo
Monday April 4th: Nanaimo at Chilliwack
Wednesday April 6th: Chilliwack at West Kelowna
Friday April 8th: West Kelowna at Nanaimo
April 10th if necessary: West Kelowna at Chilliwack
April 12th if necessary: Nanaimo at West Kelowna