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WHL Playoffs Set

March 18, 2009 - Western Hockey League (WHL) News Release

Calgary, AB - The Western Hockey League has announced the opening dates for the first-round playoff series for the following playoff match-ups.

The final series was confirmed Tuesday night with Edmonton's 2-1 Overtime victory in Prince Albert, in what was the WHL's first tiebreaker game since 1990.

Among the series set to begin this weekend has the Brandon Wheat Kings battling the Kootenay Ice.

The 2009 WHL Playoffs will begin on Thursday, March 19.

HUSKY WHL EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTER-FINALS

SERIES A (Game # - Visitor @ Home; Date)
All Start Times Are Local

#1 - Edmonton @ Calgary; Thursday, March 19 (7:00pm MST)
#2 - Edmonton @ Calgary; Sunday, March 22 (2:00pm MST)
#3 - Calgary @ Edmonton; Monday, March 23 (7:00pm MST)
#4 - Calgary @ Edmonton; Wednesday, March 25 (7:00pm MST)
#5 - Calgary @ Edmonton; Friday, March 27 (7:00pm MST)**
#6 - Edmonton @ Calgary; Sunday, March 29 (2:00pm MST)**
#7 - Edmonton @ Calgary; Tuesday, March 31 (7:00pm MST)**
(** - if necessary)




SERIES B

#1 - Lethbridge @ Saskatoon; Friday, March 20 (7:05pm MST)
#2 - Lethbridge @ Saskatoon; Saturday, March 21 (7:05pm MST)
#3 - Saskatoon @ Lethbridge: Tuesday, March 24 (7:00 pm MST)
#4 - Saskatoon @ Lethbridge: Wednesday, March 25 (7:00 pm MST)
#5 - Lethbridge @ Saskatoon; Saturday, March 28 (7:05pm MST)**
#6 - Saskatoon @ Lethbridge: Monday, March 30 (7:00 pm MST)**
#7 - Lethbridge @ Saskatoon; Wednesday, April 1 (7:05pm MST)**
(** - if necessary)

SERIES C

#1 - Kootenay @ Brandon; Friday, March 20 (7:30pm CT)
#2 - Kootenay @ Brandon; Saturday, March 21 (7:30pm CT)
#3 - Brandon @ Kootenay; Tuesday, March 24 (7:00pm MST)
#4 - Brandon @ Kootenay; Wednesday, March 25 (7:00pm MST)
#5 - Kootenay @ Brandon; Friday, March 27 (7:30pm CT)**
#6 - Brandon @ Kootenay; Sunday, March 29 (6:00pm MST)**
#7 - Kootenay @ Brandon (Winnipeg); Tuesday, March 31 (7:00pm CT)**
(** - if necessary)

SERIES D

#1 - Medicine Hat @ Swift Current; Friday, March 20 (7:30pm MST)
#2 - Medicine Hat @ Swift Current; Saturday, March 21 (7:30pm MST)
#3 - Swift Current @ Medicine Hat: Tuesday, March 24 (7:00pm MST)
#4 - Swift Current @ Medicine Hat: Wednesday, March 25 (7:00pm MST)
#5 - Medicine Hat @ Swift Current; Friday, March 27 (7:30pm MST)**
#6 - Swift Current @ Medicine Hat: Sunday, March 29 (6:00pm MST)**
#7 - Medicine Hat @ Swift Current; Tuesday, March 31 (7:30pm MST)**
(** - if necessary)

KAL TIRE WHL WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTER-FINALS

SERIES E

#1 - Prince George @ Vancouver; Friday, March 20 (7:30pm PST)
#2 - Prince George @ Vancouver; Saturday, March 21 (7:00pm PST)
#3 - Vancouver @ Prince George; Tuesday, March 24 (7:00pm PST)
#4 - Vancouver @ Prince George; Wednesday, March 25 (7:00pm PST)
#5 - Prince George @ Vancouver; Friday, March 27 (7:30pm PST) **
#6 - Vancouver @ Prince George; Sunday, March 29 (2:00pm PST) **
#7 - Prince George @ Vancouver; Tuesday, March 31 (7:00pm PST) **
(** - if necessary)

SERIES F

#1 - Everett @ Tri-City; Friday, March 20 (7:05pm PST)
#2 - Everett @ Tri-City; Saturday, March 21 (7:05pm PST)
#3 - Tri-City @ Everett; Wednesday, March 25 (7:05pm PST)
#4 - Tri-City @ Everett; Friday, March 27 (7:35pm PST)
#5 - Everett @ Tri-City; Saturday, March 28 (7:05pm PST)**
#6 - Tri-City @ Everett; Monday, March 30 (7:05pm PST)**
#7 - Everett @ Tri-City; Wednesday, April 1 (7:05pm PST)**
(** - if necessary)

SERIES G

#1 - Kamloops @ Kelowna; Friday, March 20 (7:00pm PST)
#2 - Kamloops @ Kelowna; Saturday, March 21 (7:00pm PST)
#3 - Kelowna @ Kamloops; Tuesday, March 24 (7:00pm PST)
#4 - Kelowna @ Kamloops; Wednesday, March 25 (7:00pm PST)
#5 - Kamloops @ Kelowna; Friday, March 27 (7:00pm PST)**
#6 - Kelowna @ Kamloops; Saturday, March 28 (7:00pm PST)**
#7 - Kamloops @ Kelowna; Tuesday, March 31 (7:00pm PST)**
(** - if necessary)

SERIES H

#1 - Seattle @ Spokane; Friday, March 20 (7:00pm PST)
#2 - Seattle @ Spokane; Saturday, March 21 (7:00pm PST)
#3 - Spokane @ Seattle; Tuesday, March 24 (7:05pm PST)
#4 - Spokane @ Seattle; Wednesday, March 25 (7:05pm PST)
#5 - Seattle @ Spokane; Friday, March 27 (7:00pm PST)**
#6 - Spokane @ Seattle; Sunday, March 29 (5:05pm PST)**
#7 - Seattle @ Spokane; Tuesday, March 31 (7:00pm PST)**
(** - if necessary)


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