USPHL Mountain Division Playoffs Format

by Website Admin

After completing the 2021-22 USPHL regular season, the Utah Outliers are busy preparing for the upcoming playoffs. Having secured first place in the Mountain Division, the Outliers have automatically earned home-ice advantage for the Mountain Division semi-finals. 

The Mountain Division quarter-final will take place on Mar 4-6 with the Pueblo Bulls playing host to the Provo Riverblades. The games will be played as a best of three series with the winner advancing to the Mountain Division semi-finals the following weekend. 

The Mountain Division semi-finals will consist of a best of three series played March 11-13. The Outliers will play host to the winner of the Provo vs. Pueblo series and the Ogden Mustangs will play host to the Northern Colorado Eagles. 

The Mountain Division final will be played March 18-20 with the winners of the semi-final series competing for the Mountain title. This best of three final series will be played at the home rink of the highest seed team from the regular season that won its semi-finals series.

The Mountain Division final will determine a Mountain Division Champion and earn the winning team a trip to New Hampshire for the 2022 USPHL National Championships on March 24-29. 

The final standings and seedings in the USPHL Mountain Division based on points during the regular season are as follows:

  1. Utah Outliers (81 PTS)
  2. Ogden Mustangs (68 PTS)
  3. Northern Colorado Eagles (59 PTS)
  4. Pueblo Bulls (43 PTS)
  5. Provo Riverblades (16 PTS)