The NAHL playoffs are upon us

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The NAHL playoffs are almost here with 16 teams battling for the Robertson Cup.
We first look at the Central Division, with the number one seeded Aberdeen Wings facing off against the Austin Bruins.​
The Wings went 47-10-2-1 with 97 points and are led by Brad Belisle who has 33 goals and 35 assists this year.​
The Bruins went 32-22-0-6 with 70 points for the fourth seed out of the Central and are led by Dante Sheriff with 41 assists on the year.​
In the other matchup we have the two seeded Minot Minotauros and the three seeded Bismarck Bobcats.​
Minot went 36-21-3-0 with 75 points and are led by David Raisanen with 50 points on the season.​
The Bobcats went 34-21-3-2 with 73 points.​
They are led by their goalie who has played majority of their games in John Roberts who has a save percentage of 93%.
We now look at the South Division.
The first seed is the Amarillo Bulls who finished their season with a record of 46-8-3-3 with 98 points.​
The fourth seed is the Corpus Christi IceRays, who were 29-28-2-1 with 61 points.​
The Bulls have a goal differential of plus-127 while the IceRays are minus-14.​
Up next is the two seeded Lone Star Brahmas who were 31-21-3-5 with 70 points.​
And the Shreveport Mudbugs are the third seed with a record of 28-22-4-6 with 66 points.​
Lone Star ended their season on a 3-0-0-1 streak, while the Mudbugs are the defending champs.
Now let's take a look at the East Division.
The regular season champs are the Johnston Tomahawks who ended the year with a 47-9-3-1 record and 98 points.​
They are led by the top notch play from Carson Briere who had 44 goals and 45 assists.​
The fourth seed is the Northeast Generals who were 24-25-7-4 with 59 points.​
They have a goal differential of minus-24.​
We know look at the second seeded Jamestown Rebels who were 35-17-5-3 with 78 points.​
They finished with best goal defense in the division.​
The third seeded New Jersey Titans ended the year 31-26-3-0 and 65 points.​
New Jersey is one of the only few teams who haven't lost in a shootout.
And now we come to the Midwest Division.
The Fairbanks Ice Dogs are the number one seed with a record of 37-16-3-4 and 81 points.​
The Ice Dogs finished their last ten games at 8-1-0-1.​
The fourth seed is the Janesville Jets who were 29-25-3-3 with 64 points.​
The Jets have the worst goal differential out of all the playoff teams with a minus-33.​
The second seed is the Minnesota Magicians who finished the season with a record of 36-21-3-0 and 75 points.​
They have the third highest amount of penalty minutes out of the playoff teams with 1,347.​
And the third seed is the Springfield Jr. Blues.​
They finished the season with a 7-2-1 run to get their record to 33-22-4-1 with 71 points.​
The playoffs start this Friday.