Saturday, February 20, 2016

Men's Reset (Three Games Out)

Quinnipiac (14-1-4) has clinched a first round bye and will finish either 1st or 2nd. They can lock up the #1 seed on Saturday with a win, a tie, or a Yale loss.

Yale (12-4-3) has clinched a home ice playoff series and will finish between 1st and 5th. They can clinch a first round bye on Saturday with a win, a tie and a St. Lawrence loss, or losses by St. Lawrence and Dartmouth. They could clinch no worse than the #2 seed with a win and a Harvard loss/tie.

Harvard (10-5-4), Dartmouth (11-8-0), and St. Lawrence (10-7-2) have clinched a home ice playoff series and will finish between 2nd and 8th. None can clinch a bye on Saturday.

RPI (7-6-6) can clinch a home ice playoff series on Saturday with a win, tie, or a Union loss/tie. They would be eliminated from first-round bye contention with a loss, a Dartmouth win, and Harvard loss/tie. They will finish between 3rd and 9th.

Clarkson (8-8-3) or Cornell (7-7-5) can clinch a home ice playoff series on Saturday with a win and a Union loss/tie, or a tie and a Union loss. They will finish between 3rd and 9th.

Union (5-9-5) will play in a first round playoff series. They would be guaranteed to be on the road in the first round after Saturday's games with a loss and a win/tie from Cornell and Clarkson. They will finish between 6th and 11th.

Brown (3-12-4) and Colgate (4-13-2) will be on the road in the first round. They will finish between 9th and 12th.

Princeton (3-14-2) will be on the road in the first round. They will finish between 10th and 12th.

Current ties in the standings are broken as follows:
4th: Dartmouth wins the first tiebreaker over St. Lawrence (2-0).
7th: Clarkson wins the second tiebreaker over Cornell (8-7).
10th: Brown wins the first tiebreaker over Colgate (3-1).

Tiebreakers

Quinnipiac
Yale - Ahead, 2-0.

Yale
Dartmouth, SLU - Won, 4-0.
Harvard - Won, 3-1.

Harvard
Dartmouth - Won, 4-0.
Cornell - Won, 3-1.
SLU - Ahead, 2-0.

Dartmouth
RPI - Won, 4-0.
Clarkson, Cornell, SLU - Ahead, 2-0.

St. Lawrence
RPI - Tied, 2-2, would win on ECAC wins.
Cornell - Tied, 2-2, would likely lead on ECAC wins.
Clarkson - Tied, 2-2, unknown ECAC wins difference.

RPI
Union - Won, 4-0.
Harvard - Won, 3-1.
Cornell - Ahead, 2-0.

Clarkson
RPI - Won, 3-1.
Cornell, Union - Tied, 2-2, would likely lead on ECAC wins.
SLU - Tied, 2-2, unknown ECAC wins difference.
Harvard - Ahead, 2-0.

Cornell
Union - Tied, 1-1, unknown ECAC wins difference.

Union
No tiebreakers won.

Brown
Colgate, Union - Won, 3-1.

Colgate
Princeton - Won, 4-0.
Union - Ahead, 2-0.

Princeton
Brown - Ahead, 2-0.

Irrelevant
Quinnipiac
All but Yale

Yale
All but Quinnipiac, Harvard, Dartmouth, and St. Lawrence

Harvard. Dartmouth, and SLU
Union, Colgate, Princeton, Brown

RPI, Cornell, and Clarkson
Colgate, Princeton, Brown

Union
Princeton

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