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AJHL Announces 2011 Playoff Series: Brooks vs. Canmore

The Alberta Junior Hockey League announced today the schedule for the 2011 AJHL Enerflex Cup Playoff Series between the South Division’s Canmore Eagles and Brooks Bandits. The series will begin in Brooks, AB on Thursday, February 24th with Game One and Two of the best-of-five first round series.

The top seven teams in each division qualify for the 2011 AJHL Playoffs. The first place team in each division will receive a bye during First Round Divisional Playoffs. All series in Round One are best-of-five with the highest ranked seed awarded home ice advantage. The teams will playoff as follows: 2nd versus 7th place, 3rd versus 6th place, and 4th versus 5th place.

For a second consecutive season, the Okotoks Oilers have earned a first round bye as regular season champions of the South Division.

Brooks Bandits (2) vs. Canmore Eagles (7)

Game # Date Home Team Time

Game 1 Thursday, February 24th Brooks Bandits 7:00 PM

Game 2 Friday, February 25th Brooks Bandits 7:00 PM

Game 3 Sunday, February 27th Canmore Eagles 7:00 PM

Game 4* Monday, February 28th Canmore Eagles 7:00 PM

Game 5* Wednesday, March 2nd Brooks Bandits 7:00 PM

* if necessary

Detailed head to head statistics are available for each AJHL Playoff series at www.AJHL.ca.

The Alberta Junior Hockey League will crown Divisional Champions in the 2011 AJHL Enerflex Cup Playoffs. Each division will playoff to determine a divisional champion at the conclusion of Round Three in the AJHL Playoffs. The North Division Champion and the South Division Champion will then compete in the League Final for the 2011 AJHL Enerflex Cup.

The opening round of the 2011 AJHL Enerflex Cup Playoffs will commence on Thursday, February 24th in the South Division and Friday February 25th in the North Division. Watch each game of the 2011 AJHL Playoffs live on AJHL Pay Per View at www.AJHL.ca!