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Both the Colorado Mammoth (6-10) and Vancouver Warriors (5-11) can still clinch playoff berths.

– Colorado Mammoth (6-10) can clinch a postseason berth with one win, either vs. San Diego on Friday or vs. Saskatchewan on April 27 or with one Vancouver loss, either vs. Rochester on Saturday or vs. Toronto on April 26.

– Vancouver Warriors (5-11) can clinch a postseason berth with two wins and two Colorado losses.

– Buffalo Bandits (12-4) can clinch the top seed in the East and throughout the playoffs in two different ways:

a) Two wins, vs. New England on Saturday and vs. San Diego on April 27.

b) One win and a Georgia loss vs. Philadelphia on Saturday.

– The Bandits can clinch a first round home playoff game with one win or a Toronto loss vs. Vancouver on April 26.

– Georgia Swarm (12-5) can clinch the top seed in the East and throughout the playoffs in two different ways:

a) One win and one Buffalo loss.

b) Two Buffalo losses.

– Toronto Rock (11-6) can clinch a first round home playoff game with a win and two Buffalo losses.

– Saskatchewan Rush (10-6) can clinch the top seed in the West in two different ways:

a) One win, either vs. Calgary on Saturday or vs. Colorado on April 27.

b) If San Diego splits its final two games vs. Colorado on Friday and vs. Buffalo on April 27.

– Saskatchewan can clinch a first round home playoff game with two San Diego losses.

– San Diego Seals (9-7) can clinch the top seed in the West with two wins and two Saskatchewan losses.

– The Seals can clinch a first round home playoff game with one win or a Calgary loss vs. Saskatchewan.

– Calgary Roughnecks (9-8) can clinch the top seed in the West with a win vs. Saskatchewan and two San Diego losses and a Saskatchewan loss vs. Colorado.

– Calgary can clinch a first round home playoff game in two different ways:

a) A win vs. Saskatchewan and two San Diego losses.

b) A win vs. Saskatchewan and two San Diego wins and a Saskatchewan loss vs. Colorado.

The 2018-2019 NLL regular season concludes in Week 20 before the NLL Playoffs start the weekend of May 3-5.

A total of eight NLL teams, the top four clubs in each division’s standings, will qualify for the playoffs. The East and West Division winners will be seeded #1 within their respective divisions and play the #4 seed, while the #2 and #3 seeds play each other in the first round, with the higher seed hosting round 1.

The two first round winners from each division will face off in the Division Finals in a one game series, hosted by the highest remaining seed. The East and West Division winners will then play a best two-of-three game series in the NLL Finals. The highest remaining seed will host games one and three, if necessary.

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The Colorado Mammoth (6-9) can clinch a playoff berth this weekend. The Mammoth will clinch with a win vs. Rochester on Friday or a Vancouver loss vs. Philadelphia on Sunday.

The Buffalo Bandits (12-4), San Diego Seals (9-6), and the Saskatchewan Rush (8-6) have the opportunity to clinch home games in the first round of the playoffs, and the Seals can clinch the top seed in the West Division.

The Bandits will clinch a home game in the first round with a Toronto loss vs. New England on Friday.

The Seals will clinch a home game in the first round with a win vs. Saskatchewan on Friday or a Calgary loss vs. Georgia on Friday. The Seals can clinch the top seed in the West Division with a win vs. Saskatchewan on Friday and a Saskatchewan loss vs. Philadelphia on Saturday.

The Rush will clinch a home game in the first round with a win at San Diego on Friday, a win vs. Philadelphia on Saturday, and a Calgary loss vs. Georgia on Friday.

In addition, the Vancouver Warriors (4-11) face the prospect of being eliminated from playoff consideration.

– Colorado Mammoth (6-9) can clinch a postseason berth with a win vs. Rochester or a Vancouver loss vs. Philadelphia.

– Buffalo Bandits (12-4) can clinch a home game in the first round of the playoffs with a Toronto loss vs. New England.

– San Diego Seals (9-6) can clinch a home game in the first round of the playoffs with a win vs. Saskatchewan or a Calgary loss vs. Georgia.

– San Diego Seals can clinch the top seed in the West Division with a win vs. Saskatchewan and a Saskatchewan loss vs. Philadelphia.

– Saskatchewan Rush (8-6) can clinch a home game in the first round of the playoffs with two wins and a Calgary loss vs. Georgia.

– Vancouver Warriors (4-11) will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss vs. Philadelphia or a Colorado win vs. Rochester.

The New England Black Wolves (7-7) and the Colorado Mammoth (6-8) can each clinch playoff berths this weekend. The Black Wolves will clinch with a win vs. San Diego on Saturday or a loss by both the Philadelphia Wings and the Rochester Knighthawks.

The Mammoth will clinch with a win vs. Saskatchewan on Saturday.

The Buffalo Bandits (12-3), Georgia Swarm (11-4) and San Diego Seals (9-4) have the opportunity to clinch home games in the first round of the playoffs. The Bandits will clinch a home game in the first round with a win vs. Toronto on Friday.

The Swarm will clinch a home game in the first round with a win vs. San Diego on Friday and one Toronto loss, either vs. Buffalo on Friday or vs. Rochester on Saturday. The Swarm can also clinch with two Toronto losses.

The Seals will clinch a home game in the first round with a win vs. Georgia on Friday or a win vs. New England on Saturday. The Seals can also clinch with a Colorado loss vs. Saskatchewan on Saturday and a Calgary loss vs. Philadelphia on Saturday.

In addition, the Philadelphia Wings (3-11), Rochester Knighthawks (3-11) and Vancouver Warriors (4-11) face the prospect of being eliminated from playoff consideration.

– New England Black Wolves (7-7) can clinch a postseason berth with a win vs. San Diego or a loss by both Philadelphia and Rochester.

– Colorado Mammoth (6-8) can clinch a postseason berth with a win vs. Saskatchewan.

– Buffalo Bandits (12-3) can clinch a home game in the first round of the playoffs with a win vs. Toronto.

– Georgia Swarm (11-4) can clinch a home game in the first round of the playoffs with a win vs. San Diego and one Toronto loss. Georgia can also clinch with two Toronto losses.

– San Diego Seals (9-4) can clinch a home game in the first round of the playoffs with a win vs. Georgia or a win vs. New England. San Diego can also clinch with a Colorado loss vs. Saskatchewan and a Calgary loss vs. Philadelphia.

– Philadelphia Wings (3-11) will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss vs. Calgary or a New England win vs. San Diego.

– Rochester Knighthawks (3-11) will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss vs. Toronto or a New England win vs. San Diego.

The Buffalo Bandits (12-3), Georgia Swarm (11-4), and San Diego Seals (8-4) have all clinched postseason berths.

  • Calgary can clinch a playoff berth with a Win vs. San Diego OR a Vancouver Loss vs. Saskatchewan.
  • Saskatchewan can clinch a playoff berth with a Win vs. Vancouver.
  • Toronto can clinch a playoff berth with a Win vs. Philadelphia OR a New England win vs. Rochester.
  • New England can clinch a playoff berth with a Win vs. Rochester AND a Philadelphia Loss vs. Toronto.
  • Philadelphia will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a Loss vs. Toronto AND a New England win vs. Rochester.
  • Rochester will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a Loss vs. New England.

The Toronto Rock (8-3), New England Black Wolves (7-5) and the San Diego Seals (7-4) can each clinch playoff berths this weekend. The Rock will clinch with either a win at Georgia on Friday or a win at Buffalo on Saturday. If the Rock lose both games, they can clinch if both the Wings lose vs. New England on Saturday and the Knighthawks lose vs. Calgary on Saturday.

The Black Wolves can clinch with a win at Philadelphia on Saturday and a Rochester loss vs. Calgary on Saturday.

The Seals can clinch with a win vs. Saskatchewan on Friday and two Vancouver loses, both at home to Colorado on Friday and at Colorado on Saturday.

In addition, the Philadelphia Wings (2-10) and Rochester Knighthawks (2-10) face the prospect of being eliminated from playoff consideration.

The Buffalo Bandits (11-3) and Georgia Swarm (10-4) have both clinched postseason berths.

•       Toronto Rock (8-3) can clinch postseason berth with a win at Georgia or a win at  Buffalo or a loss by both Philadelphia and Rochester.

•       New England Black Wolves (7-5) can clinch postseason berth with a win at Philadelphia and a loss by Rochester.

•       San Diego Seals (7-4) can clinch postseason berth with a win vs. Saskatchewan and two losses by Vancouver.

•         Philadelphia Wings (2-10) will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss vs. New England.

•        Rochester Knighthawks (2-10) will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss vs. Calgary and a win by New England.

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The Toronto Rock (8-3), New England Black Wolves (7-5) and the San Diego Seals (7-4) can each clinch playoff berths this weekend. The Rock will clinch with either a win at Georgia on Friday or a win at Buffalo on Saturday. If the Rock lose both games, they can clinch if both the Wings lose vs. New England on Saturday and the Knighthawks lose vs. Calgary on Saturday.

The Black Wolves can clinch with a win at Philadelphia on Saturday and a Rochester loss vs. Calgary on Saturday.

The Seals can clinch with a win vs. Saskatchewan on Friday and two Vancouver loses, both at home to Colorado on Friday and at Colorado on Saturday.

In addition, the Philadelphia Wings (2-10) and Rochester Knighthawks (2-10) face the prospect of being eliminated from playoff consideration.

The Buffalo Bandits (11-3) and Georgia Swarm (10-4) have both clinched postseason berths.

– Toronto Rock (8-3) can clinch postseason berth with a win at Georgia or a win at Buffalo or a loss by both Philadelphia and Rochester.

– New England Black Wolves (7-5) can clinch postseason berth with a win at Philadelphia and a loss by Rochester.

– San Diego Seals (7-4) can clinch postseason berth with a win vs. Saskatchewan and two losses by Vancouver.

– Philadelphia Wings (2-10) will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss vs. New England.

– Rochester Knighthawks (2-10) will be eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss vs. Calgary and a win by New England.

Playoff Scenarios

Posted: March 15, 2019 in NLL, NLL Playoffs
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The Buffalo Bandits (10-3), Georgia Swarm (9-4), and Toronto Rock (7-3) can each clinch playoff berths this weekend. The Bandits will clinch with a win at Saskatchewan on Saturday or one Rochester loss either vs. Georgia on Friday or at Toronto on Saturday.

The Swarm will clinch with a win at Rochester on Friday or a Rochester loss at Toronto on Saturday.

The Rock will clinch with a win if the following occur: A Rock win vs. Rochester on Saturday, a Rochester loss vs. Georgia on Friday, a Philadelphia loss at San Diego on Saturday and a New England win at Vancouver on Saturday.

•     Buffalo Bandits (10-3) can clinch postseason berth with a win against Saskatchewan or one Rochester loss

•     Georgia Swarm (9-4) can clinch postseason berth with a win against Rochesteror a Rochester loss vs. Toronto

•     Toronto Rock (7-3) can clinch postseason berth with a win against Rochesterand a Rochester loss vs. Georgia and a Philadelphia loss vs. San Diego and a New England win vs. Vancouver

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Georgia

  • Clinches a playoff berth with:
    • One win vs. either Vancouver or New England, OR
    • A Toronto win vs. Colorado, OR
    • A Rochester win vs. Buffalo.
  • Clinches a playoff berth and at least 2nd place in the East Division with:
    • A win vs. Vancouver AND a Buffalo win vs. Rochester, OR
    • A win vs. New England AND a Rochester win vs. Buffalo, OR
    • A Buffalo win vs. Rochester AND a Toronto win vs. Colorado.
  • Clinches a playoff berth and the East Division title with:
    • Two wins vs. Vancouver and New England, OR
    • A win vs. New England AND a Buffalo win vs. Rochester.
  • Eliminated with two losses vs. Vancouver and New England AND a Buffalo win vs. Rochester AND a Colorado win vs. Toronto.

 

New England

  • Clinches a playoff berth with a Toronto loss vs. Colorado.
  • Clinches a playoff berth and the East Division title with a win vs. Georgia.
  • Eliminated with a loss vs. Georgia AND a Toronto win vs. Colorado.

 

Rochester

  • Clinches a playoff berth with two Georgia losses vs. Vancouver and New England.
  • Clinches a playoff berth and 2nd place in the East Division with:
    • A win vs. Buffalo, OR
    • Two Georgia losses vs. Vancouver and New England AND a Colorado win vs. Toronto.
  • Clinches a playoff berth and the East Division title with a win vs. Buffalo AND a Vancouver win vs. Georgia AND a Georgia win vs. New England.
  • Eliminated with a loss vs. Buffalo AND one Georgia win vs. either Vancouver or New England.

 

Buffalo

  • Clinches a playoff berth with:
    • A win vs. Rochester AND:
      • A Toronto loss vs. Colorado, OR
      • A New England loss vs. Georgia.
    • Clinches a playoff berth and 2nd place in the East Division with a win vs. Rochester AND a Toronto loss vs. Colorado AND a New England loss vs. Georgia.
    • Eliminated with:
      • A loss vs. Rochester, OR
      • A Toronto win vs. Colorado AND a New England win vs. Georgia.

 

Toronto

  • Clinches a playoff berth with:
    • A win vs. Colorado AND:
      • A Georgia win vs. New England, OR
      • A Georgia win vs. Vancouver AND a Buffalo win vs. Rochester.
    • Clinches a playoff berth and 2nd place in the East Division with a win vs. Colorado AND a Georgia win vs. New England AND a Buffalo win vs. Rochester.
    • Eliminated with:
      • A loss vs. Colorado, OR
      • Two Georgia losses vs. Vancouver and New England, OR
      • A Georgia win vs. Vancouver AND a Rochester win vs. Buffalo AND a New England win vs. Georgia.
  • Buffalo can clinch a playoff berth with a win and a New England loss this week.
  • Rochester can clinch a playoff berth with a win.  They can also clinch a home playoff game with a win and a Buffalo loss.
  • Toronto is eliminated from playoff consideration with a loss.