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Playoff format

Postby Scott on Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:26 pm

My son and I were talking about the different playoff formats in a best of seven scenario.

I was curious as to which format you prefer.

2-3-2

or the current

2-2-1-1-1


My vote goes to the current format.

2-3-2 is just brutal if the away team steals one of those first two games.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Rylan on Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:27 pm

I have no preference really. If the league went to the 2-3-2 I would have no qualms with that.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby mikey287 on Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:41 am

2-2-1-1-1. The lower seed should not be given an advantage at any point.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Kovy27 on Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:51 am

mikey287 wrote:2-2-1-1-1. The lower seed should not be given an advantage at any point.


This. The only way that they should go 2-3-2 is if they made it 1 vs 16, etc...to help with travel.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:52 am

It should never be possible for the lower seed team to get as many home games as the higher seed.

3-2-2
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Re: Playoff format

Postby DelPen on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:02 am

Idoit40fans wrote:It should never be possible for the lower seed team to get as many home games as the higher seed.

3-2-2


Yet it happens every series now :pop:
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:12 am

DelPen wrote:
Idoit40fans wrote:It should never be possible for the lower seed team to get as many home games as the higher seed.

3-2-2


Yet it happens every series now :pop:


Which is why I didn't say 2-2-1-1-1 :pop:
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Kaizer on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:32 am

2-2-2-1
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Gaucho on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:51 am

Kaizer wrote:2-2-2-1
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Great58 on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:57 am

Kaizer wrote:2-2-2-1

No. game 7 should go to the higher seed.

2-2-1-1-1.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby PensFanInDC on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:58 am

Gaucho wrote:
Kaizer wrote:2-2-2-1


Who does the lower seeded team get to host game 7?

3-2-2
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Re: Playoff format

Postby PensFanInDC on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:59 am

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Re: Playoff format

Postby DelPen on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:01 am

2-3-1-1?
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:24 am

DelPen wrote:2-3-1-1?


Perfect.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby IanMoran on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:29 am

I definitely like the current format the most
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Re: Playoff format

Postby mikey287 on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:53 am

IanMoran wrote:I definitely like the current format the most


This.

Lower seed should never have a home game advantage. Nor should they host a game 7.

Let me try:

2-2-1-1-1.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Gaucho on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:55 am

PensFanInDC wrote:
Gaucho wrote:
Kaizer wrote:2-2-2-1


Who does the lower seeded team get to host game 7?

3-2-2


Sorry, I meant 2-2-1-1-1. The current format.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:56 am

Actually I think it would be best to do:
7
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Lt. Dish on Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:04 pm

Vote for current format here!

Pens in 3.
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Re: Playoff format

Postby mikey287 on Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:07 pm

PensFanInDC wrote:
Gaucho wrote:
Kaizer wrote:2-2-2-1


Who does the lower seeded team get to host game 7?

3-2-2


Is that 5 home games to 2 for the higher seed?
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Rylan on Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:25 pm

How about:

1-2-3-1

or

1-1-1-1-1-1-1

or

2-1-1-1-1-1

or

2-1-2-1-1

or

3-3-1

or

1-3-3

or

4-1-2
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Re: Playoff format

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:26 pm

First round 16 teams in, 14 out. 8 matchups in the first round.

the 2/7, 3/6, 4/5 matchups play their first two games @ the teams ranked 17-28.
The 1/8 matchups play their first game at the 1 seed, then their second game at the teams ranked 29 and 30.
After that, the matchups go 2-2-1.

Second round there are 8 teams in, 8 eliminated.
They each play the first game @ the team that the higher seed beat, second game @ the team the lower seed beat.
After that, 2-2-1

Conference finals 4 teams left
1-1-1-1-1-1-1

Stanley Cup Finals
Play all 7 games at the winner of the fastest skater relay competition.
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