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NOJHL announces Blind River – Elliot Lake first round playoff schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday the game schedule for its upcoming West Division quarter-final series between the No. 4 seeded Blind River and the No. 5 Elliot Lake Wildcats.

This best-of-three match-up will get underway on Friday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Blind River Community Centre.

Sunday, March 11 is the date of Game 2, which will be held at Centennial Arena and features another 7:30 p.m. start.

If required, a third and deciding game is slated for Wednesday, March 14 back in Blind River at 7:30 p.m.

The winner of this match-up will meet the No. 1 seed in the NOJHL West, the Rayside-Balfour Canadians, in a best-of-seven divisional semifinal.

All NOJHL postseason contests will be streamed online live and on demand via HockeyTV.com.

NOJHL Playoffs

Series B
West Division quarter-final series
No. 4 Blind River Beavers vs. No. 5 Elliot Lake Wildcats
Best-of-three series
Game 1: Friday, March 9 @ Blind River 7:30 p.m. (Blind River Community Centre)
Game 2: Sunday, March 11 @ Elliot Lake 7:30 p.m. (Centennial Arena)
Game 3*: Wednesday, March 14 @ Blind River 7:30 p.m. (Blind River Community Centre)
*- if necessary