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NCHC playoff scenarios aplenty

Published: March 7, 2014, 10:57 pm, by Joe Paisley

bigger-NCHC-logo-300x300Here are playoff scenarios to keep you awake this Friday night/Saturday morning including Denver’s plausible chance at home playoff ice.

CC’s playoff foe may not be determined until 10:30 p.m. MT. Courtesy collegehockeystats.com

North Dakota
Seeded 1st with a win.
Seeded 1st with a shootout win and a St. Cloud State loss, shootout loss, or shootout win.
Seeded 1st with a shootout loss and a St. Cloud State loss or shootout loss.
Seeded 1st with a loss and a St. Cloud State loss.
Seeded 2nd with a shootout win and a St. Cloud State win.
Seeded 2nd with a shootout loss and a St. Cloud State win or shootout win.
Seeded 2nd with a loss and a St. Cloud State win, shootout win, or shootout loss.

St. Cloud State
Seeded 1st with a win and a North Dakota loss, shootout loss, or shootout win.
Seeded 1st with a shootout win and a North Dakota loss or shootout loss.
Seeded 1st with a shootout loss and a North Dakota loss.
Seeded 2nd with a win and a North Dakota win.
Seeded 2nd with a shootout win and a North Dakota win or shootout win.
Seeded 2nd with a shootout loss and a North Dakota win, shootout win, or shootout loss.
Seeded 2nd with a loss.

Nebraska-Omaha
Seeded 3rd with a win, shootout win, or shootout loss.
Seeded 4th with a loss.

Minnesota-Duluth
Seeded 3rd with a win.
Seeded 4th with a shootout win.
Seeded 4th with a shootout loss and a Denver loss, shootout loss, or shootout win.
Seeded 4th with a loss and a Denver loss, shootout loss, or shootout win.
Seeded 5th with a shootout loss and a Denver win.
Seeded 5th with a loss and a Denver win.

Denver
Seeded 4th with a win and a Minnesota Duluth loss or shootout loss.
Seeded 5th with a win and a Minnesota Duluth win or shootout win.
Seeded 5th with a shootout win and a Western Michigan loss, shootout loss, or shootout win.
Seeded 5th with a shootout loss and a Western Michigan loss, shootout loss, or shootout win.
Seeded 5th with a loss and a Western Michigan loss or shootout loss.
Seeded 6th with a shootout win and a Western Michigan win.
Seeded 6th with a shootout loss and a Western Michigan win.
Seeded 6th with a loss and a Western Michigan win or shootout win.

Western Michigan
Seeded 5th with a win and a Denver loss, shootout loss, or shootout win.
Seeded 5th with a shootout win and a Denver loss.
Seeded 6th with a win and a Denver win.
Seeded 6th with a shootout win and a Denver win, shootout win, or shootout loss.
Seeded 6th with a loss or shootout loss.

No. 7 Colorado College and No. 8 Miami, clinched.