Jokers, Lads, GSI Win as Opening Round Playoffs Pairings Set
Posted By: uuhadood
Sunday, February 24, 2013
TORONTO - Team pairings for the opening round of the 2013 UUHA Playoffs have been set, as the results of the final Winter Classic Series match (scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24 at 6:15 PM) between the Parkdale Lads and Gas Station Islanders will have no effect on where either team finishes in the standings.
The Jokers defeated the Wheatfield Souldiers 5-2 this past Saturday night to claim 1st place in the final Regular Season standings, while the Lads bettered the Humiliation 6-3 and GSI edged the Porcupines 5-4 in a tight, back-and-forth contest.
The Jokers and Lads will now play at 7:00 PM on Saturday, March 2 the two teams having finished the Regular Season in 1st place and 6th place, respectively. Next up, the Wheatfield Souldiers and Parkdale Porcupines will take to the ice in the 8:00 PM game (2nd place vs. 5th place, respectively), while the Humiliation and Gas Station Islanders face off against each other at 9:00 PM.
The three winning teams from those games will compete in a round-robin series the following Saturday, March 9. The losing teams will do the same a week later, on the evening of Saturday, March 16. Teams that win their round robin series will compete for the UUHA Championship Final at 9:00 PM on Saturday, March 23. Teams finishing 2nd in their round robin series will play in the Bronze Medal Game at 8:00 pm, while teams finishing last in their round robin series will play in the Consolation Final at 7:00 PM. All games will take place at prestigious Upper Canada College.