The general playoff format shall be the top 4 teams: 1 vs 4; 2 vs 3; winners play off. League play-offs shall be a best-of-three game series. Venue goes to the team that finished highest in the league standings. A consolation playoff round will be scheduled if teams agree.
In any three game series the higher place team has venue to choose their first game at home or away and the higher place team also chooses the third game either home or away if necessary.
A tie in league standings shall be decided in the following order:
The team with the most wins in league play
The tied team with the most wins in regular play against the other tied team
The team with the best goal average gains the highest position. The goal average of a team is to be determined in the follow manner: Total number of goals for divided by the total number of goals for and against.
Least penalty minutes
A coin toss
The NEAHL shall provide one championship banner for each tier.
The Vision of the North Eastern Alberta Hockey League is: - Provide fair competition at all levels of hockey - While competition is important, the league strives for fair play and good sportsmanship - Hockey should be a positive experience both on and off the ice as a participant, fan or volunteer