The new playoff format - specifically, the wildcard/crossover rule
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02-26-2013, 08:36 PM
Join Date: Nov 2011
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The second round using your example and a Boston victory would be the "middle" seed again of the three remaining from the East - if the top seeds in the East also win then the Boston would not get the crossover series again, Toronto would.
While in my example a third place team could play two crossover series in a row, they would also have the chance to get home ice advantage from third place, which the alternative doesn't provide.
Thanks. So, you doing effectively a reseed after Round One?
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