E9 - BHL Playoffs Bracket Announcement

The Elite 9 – Boston Hockey league is excited to announce the Playoff Schedule for the 2022-23 season! The Elite 9 - BHL will host this year's playoffs over two weekends with the preliminary rounds taking place March 11th-12th and finals weekend taking place March 18th – March 19th. 

The new format will allow for all teams to make the playoffs.  The lower seed teams will face off in the Preliminary Round on Saturday March 11th with the winners earning a spot in the Quarterfinals.  The top seeded teams will receive a bye in the Preliminary Round and will kick off their playoffs in Quarterfinals on Sunday March 12th.  The E9 and BHL Finals will take place during Championship Weekend March 18th & 19th.       

The seeding for the following E9 Divisions (’09, ’11, ’12,’13) will be determined by the rating percentage index, commonly known as the RPI, this is a quantity used to rank sports teams based upon a team's wins and losses and its strength of schedule. The goal of the Elite 9 implementing the RPI system is create a competitive balance for all divisions regardless of the number of teams in each division. The seedings for all other E9 Divisions and all BHL Divisions will be based on points earned during the regular season.

We wish all of you the best of luck in the playoffs!

Will your team be the next to raise the Elite 9 – BHL banner and call yourselves CHAMPIONS?