The Manitoba Blizzard and Manitoba Gray Owls will meet in the 84th and final MWJHL regular season game tonight at Bell MTS IcePlex with as expected something on the line.
Where we sit: clinched seeds
#1- Polar Ice
#2- Western Predators
#3- Silvertips (better goal average than Blaze via tiebreaker)
#4- Prairie Blaze (weaker goal average than Silvertips via tiebreaker)
# 7- Manitoba Gray Owls:
To be decided:
Northern Stars -22 points
Manitoba Blizzard- 21 points
What is at stake?
Northern Stars are locked at 22 points- can however be tied or passed by the Manitoba Blizzard who come into the game at 21 points.
IF MANITOBA BLIZZARD REGULATION/OVERTIME OR SHOOTOUT WIN
23 points total = fifth seed
IF MANITOBA BLIZZARD- LOSE IN OVERTIME OR A SHOOTOUT
Both the Northern Stars and Manitoba Blizzard would be tied with 22 points- the team with the better goal average would gain higher seeding
Goal average is decided by adding the total number of goals for and the total number of goals against- then dividing that number into the teams total number of goals for on the season.
IF MANITOBA BLIZZARD LOSE IN REGULATION:
Northern Stars 22 points = fifth seed
Manitoba Blizzard 21= sixth seed
Catch the game on MIKE FM Winnipeg at 5:00 pm or by clicking the live player below: