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04-01-2009, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by claude boivin lives View Post
Wait, what exactly is the deal with the Phantoms and the playoffs? They are currently 7th in the Eastern Conference. It's not top 8 from each conference like the NHL? Is it just top 4 from each division? I was looking at last year's final standings and the Western Conference had the top 8 going to the playoffs...5 from one division, and 3 from the other?

What am I missing here?

AHL has the crossover rule.
If one team is a 5 seed in a division has a better record then the 4 seed in the other divison the 5 seed makes it in.
So say its in the East this year Philly would be in over Manchester.
I am not sure how they are doing the crossover this season.

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