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BCEHL Playoff Update – March 11-14, 2022

For Immediate Release

March 10, 2022

Saanichton, B.C. –  The BCEHL playoffs begin tomorrow for the Female U18 AAA and U18 AAA leagues! Don't know how they work? Don't worry! Below you will find all the information you need to know as you gear up for the BCEHL playoffs.

Female U18 AAA

The Female U18 AAA playoffs begin on Friday night with the Survivor Series games. This will see the fifth seed (5) Greater Vancouver Comets taking on the fourth seed (4) Thompson-Okanagan Lakers for a spot in the final four, while the top three seeds will have a bye-week before entering the playoffs in the semi-finals. Below you will find the team's seeding, playoff format and this upcoming weekend's slate of games.

Female U18 AAA Seeds

First Seed (1) - Fraser Valley Rush

Second Seed (2) - Northern Capitals

Third Seed (3) - Vancouver Island Seals

Fourth Seed (4) - Thompson-Okanagan Lakers

Fifth Seed (5) - Greater Vancouver Comets

Playoff Format

  • March 11-13 (Survivor Series - Best of Three):
    • (4) Thompson-Okanagan Lakers vs. (5) Greater Vancouver Comets
  • March 18-20 (Semi-Finals - Best of Three):
    • (1) Fraser Valley Rush hosting the winner of the Survivor Series
    • (2) Northern Capitals hosting the (3) Vancouver Island Seals
  • March 25-27 (Championship - Best of Three):
    • Winners of the two semi-final series', hosted by the highest remaining seed

Friday’s Female U18 Playoff Games

Game One - (5) Greater Vancouver Comets @ (4) Thompson-Okanagan Lakers - 5:30 p.m. - Capital News Centre

Saturday's Female U18 Playoff Games

Game Two - (4) Thompson-Okanagan Lakers @ (5) Greater Vancouver Comets - 12:00 p.m. - Priest Valley Arena

Sunday's Female U18 Playoff Games

Game Three (if necessary) - (5) Greater Vancouver Comets @ (4) Thompson-Okanagan Lakers - 10:30 a.m. - Capital News Centre

U18 AAA

The puck will drop on the U18 AAA playoffs on Friday as the quarter-finals kick us off! All eight remaining teams will be in action this weekend in the U18's bracket-style playoff tournament. Below you will find the team's seeding, playoff format and this upcoming weekend's slate of games.

U18 AAA Seeds

First Seed (1) - Vancouver NE Chiefs

Second Seed (2) - Vancouver NW Hawks

Third Seed (3) - Fraser Valley Thunderbirds

Fourth Seed (4) - Greater Vancouver Canadians

Fifth Seed (5) - Valley West Giants

Sixth Seed (6) - Cariboo Cougars

Seventh Seed (7) - Okanagan Rockets

Eighth Seed (8) - North Island Silvertips

Playoff Format

  • March 11-14 (Quarter-Finals - Best of Three):
    • (1) Vancouver NE Chiefs vs. (8) North Island Silvertips
    • (2) Vancouver NW Hawks vs. (7) Okanagan Rockets
    • (3) Fraser Valley Thunderbirds vs. (6) Cariboo Cougars
    • (4) Greater Vancouver Canadians vs. (5) Valley West Giants
  • March 18-20 (Semi-Finals - Best of Three):
    • Highest remaining seed hosting the lowest remaining seed
    • Second-highest remaining seed hosting the third-highest remaining seed
  • March 25-27 (Championship - Best of Three):
    • Winners of the two semi-finals, hosted at the highest remaining seed

Friday’s U18 Playoff Games

Game One - (7) Okanagan Rockets @ (2) Vancouver NW Hawks - 5:00 p.m. - North Shore Winter Club

Game One - (6) Cariboo Cougars @ (3) Fraser Valley Thunderbirds - 7:00 p.m. - MSA Arena

Game One - (8) North Island Silvertips @ (1) Vancouver NE Chiefs - 7:45 p.m. - Planet Ice Coquitlam

Saturday's U18 Playoff Games

Game One - (4) Greater Vancouver Canadians @ (5) Valley West Giants - 2:15 p.m. - Richmond Oval

Game Two - (3) Fraser Valley Thunderbirds @ (6) Cariboo Cougars - 3:00 p.m. - MSA Arena

Game Two - (1) Vancouver NE Chiefs @ (8) North Island Silvertips - 6:15 p.m. - Scotia Barn

Game Two - (2) Vancouver NW Hawks @ (7) Okanagan Rockets - 7:45 p.m. - North Shore Winter Club

Sunday's U18 Playoff Games

Game Three (if necessary) - (6) Cariboo Cougars @ (3) Fraser Valley Thunderbirds - 11:15 a.m. - MSA Arena

Game Three (if necessary) - (8) North Island Silvertips @ (1) Vancouver NE Chiefs - 11:15 a.m. - Scotia Barn

Game Three (if necessary) - (7) Okanagan Rockets @ (2) Vancouver NW Hawks - 11:15 a.m. - North Shore Winter Club

Game Two - (5) Valley West Giants @ (4) Greater Vancouver Canadians - 1:30 p.m. - Richmond Oval 

Monday's U18 Playoff Games

Game Three (if necessary) - (5) Valley West Giants @ (4) Greater Vancouver Canadians - 4:00 p.m. - Richmond Ice Centre

As always, if you can’t make it out the games you can stream all BCEHL games live at: www.playfullscreen.com

To stay up to date on everything going on in the BCEHL visit the website to view schedules, standings, stats, and scores: bcehl.net, follow @BCEHL on Twitter, @BCEHL_AAA on Instagram, and join the conversation by using #BCEHLAAAHOCKEY.