Where each team can finish based on previously played
Cornell – 1st or 2nd. Clinches top seed with a win or tie in
either game, or a Harvard loss or tie in either game. Clinches
outright title with a win in either game, or two ties, or a tie in
either game combined with a Harvard loss or tie in either game.
Harvard – 1st or 2nd. Can earn top seed (and outright title)
only with a sweep and two Cornell losses. Finishes 2nd otherwise.
Yale – 3rd-5th. Clinches 3rd seed with a win or tie in either
game. Finishes 5th only with two losses, two Dartmouth wins,
and two Brown wins. Finishes 4th with two losses and a sweep
by Brown or Dartmouth, but not both. Finishes 3rd despite two
losses if Brown and Dartmouth both fail to sweep.
Dartmouth – 3rd-7th. Clinches a first-round bye with a sweep.
Can earn 3rd seed only with a sweep and two Yale losses. Will
finish 6th or 7th if swept, but could earn a bye with as little as
Brown – 3rd-7th. Cannot earn first-round bye without help –
could finish from 3rd-5th with a sweep. Earns No. 3 seed only
with a sweep, two Yale losses, and a Dartmouth loss or tie in
either game. Needs at least one point to earn bye, will finish
from 5th-7th if swept.
Union – 4th-8th. Must defeat Dartmouth or tie Dartmouth and
defeat Vermont to have a chance at first-round bye, but cannot
earn bye without help. Will finish 4th or 5th with a sweep. Holds
all tiebreakers over Vermont and St. Lawrence and has clinched
home ice for the first round even if swept.
Clarkson – 4th-10th. Can earn first-round bye only with a sweep
and help – could finish from 4th-7th with a sweep. Clinches
home ice for first round with two or more points. Will finish
from 7th-10th if swept.
Colgate – 6th-10th. Clinches first-round home ice with three
points. Will finish from 6th-8th with a sweep. Will finish from
8th-10th if swept.
Vermont – 7th-10th. Cannot clinch first-round home ice without
help – will finish from 7th-9th with a sweep. Will finish 9th or
10th if swept.
St. Lawrence – 7th-10th. Cannot clinch first-round home ice
without help – will finish from 7th-10th even with a sweep. Will
finish 10th if swept.
Rensselaer – 11th or 12th. Finishes 12th if they are swept and
Princeton sweeps, otherwise finishes 11th.
Princeton – 11th or 12th. Finishes 11th if they sweep and
Rensselaer is swept, otherwise finishes 12th.