The quarter-finals and the semi-finals will be held as best-of-three.
This is not binding if the two teams agree on different dates for the games mentioned above.
All games in the quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals must end with a winner. In the event of a tie at the end of the regulation, overtime will be played according to C.I.B. rules. In the event of a further tie, a penalty shootout with five shots per team will take place, according to C.I.B. rules.