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2020 Calder Cup Playoff Primer

Updated Mar. 12, 2020

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Wednesday’s Games:
San Antonio 1 at Milwaukee 6
Toronto 1 at Bridgeport 4
Cleveland 2 at Charlotte 3 (OT)
Iowa 1 at Grand Rapids 4
Providence 3 at Hartford 1
Belleville 0 at Laval 3
Syracuse 3 at Utica 1
W-B/Scranton 2 at Lehigh Valley 1 (OT)
Binghamton 5 at Rochester 2
Texas 1 at Colorado 3
San Diego 4 at Tucson 2
Thursday’s Games:
No games scheduled.
Friday’s Games:
Bakersfield at Grand Rapids – 7:00 PM EDT
Toronto at Hershey – 7:00 PM EDT
Belleville at Utica – 7:00 PM EDT
W-B/Scranton at Lehigh Valley – 7:05 PM EDT
Syracuse at Rochester – 7:05 PM EDT
Hartford at Springfield – 7:05 PM EDT
Binghamton at Laval – 7:30 PM EDT
San Antonio at Chicago – 7:00 PM CDT
Manitoba at Milwaukee – 7:00 PM CDT
San Jose at San Diego – 7:00 PM PDT

Matchups if the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs started today:

A1
A4


 C1
C4




A2
A3


 C2
C3




N1
N4


 P1
P4




N2
N3


 P2
P3



2020 Calder Cup Playoffs Qualification Rules:

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In 2019-20, the AHL will have 16 teams participating in the postseason.

The top four teams in each of the AHL’s four divisions will qualify for the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs.

Home-ice advantage in all series will be granted to the team with the higher points percentage.

The division semifinals will be best-of-five series. All other series are in a best-of-seven format.

Following are the tiebreaking procedures used in the event of a tie in points percentage in the standings, regardless of division, following the completion of the regular season. When a tie among three or more teams is broken resulting in a two-team tie, the original tiebreaking method is used.

Between two teams:
a) percentage of games won in regulation (excluding overtime/shootouts)
b) percentage of games won in regulation or overtime (excluding shootouts)
c) percentage of games won in any manner
d) points in season series between teams
e) goal differential
f) goals scored in season series between teams
g) intra-conference points percentage

Among three or more teams:
a) percentage of games won in regulation (excluding overtime/shootouts)
b) percentage of games won in regulation or overtime (excluding shootouts)
c) percentage of games won in any manner
d) points percentage in combined season series
e) goal differential
f) goal differential in combined season series
g) intra-conference points percentage