SHSHL Compresses Playoff Field

The Suburban High School Hockey League playoff brackets will be more compact this season.

The fields in both divisions will be reduced; the National Division playoff bracket will contain six teams instead of the eight that has been customary in recent years, while the American Division bracket will feature three teams rather than four.
The SHSHL has not announced playoff dates; the regular season is scheduled to conclude on Thursday, February 16 subject to weather-related postponements and ice availability.

The National Division bracket will see the top two seeds receiving byes into the semifinals while the third seed will face the sixth seed and seeds four and five will square off in the opening round.

In the American Division, the regular-season champion will receive a bye into the championship game while seeds two and three will face off in a semifina

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