The PHF Playoffs are fast approaching. Here’s everything you need to know about when the games will be played and how to watch.
As the regular season draws close, hockey fans everywhere are gearing up for the highly anticipated Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) 2022-2023 playoffs. A record-breaking 84-game regular season schedule has decided the league’s top four teams advancing to the postseason. The Boston Pride, the Toronto Six, and [insert TBD teams].
The excitement and intensity are palpable with teams battling it out on the ice for a chance to hoist the prestigious Isobel Cup. From nail-biting overtime thrillers to hard-hitting, physical matchups, the playoffs promise to deliver non-stop action and drama.
As the league’s top contenders face off in a quest for hockey glory, one thing is certain: the 2022-2023 PHF playoffs will be a spectacle not to be missed.
The semifinals will be hosted by two venues: The Bentley Arena, located in the heart of Boston, and Toronto’s Mattamy Athletic Centre. The PHF has set up the semifinals as a pair of best-of-three series, with the first game slated for Thursday, March 16, and the second starting the following day on Friday, March 17.
Following these matchups, the two victorious teams will advance to the championship final, set for Sunday, March 26, at a neutral site location that is yet to be confirmed. The Isobel Cup will be on the line as the final two teams go head-to-head in a single-game showdown.
2023 Isobel Cup Playoffs Schedule:
Thursday March 16:
Semifinal Game 1 in Boston
Friday March 17:
Semifinal Game 1 in Toronto
Saturday March 18:
Semifinal Game 2 in Boston
Semifinal Game 2 in Toronto
Sunday March 19:
Semifinal Game 3 in Boston (if necessary)
Monday March 20:
Semifinal Game 3 in Toronto (if necessary)
Sunday March 26:
Championship Final (location TBA)
How do I watch the PHF playoffs?
Fans in the United States can stream all PHF matchups on ESPN+ by signing up for a subscription on their website. It will only be available on the ESPN+ streaming platform, with no broadcasts on TV.
In Canada, TSN will broadcast all games for subscribers of their TSN+ service. Fans can watch the games on any of TSN’s platforms or stream online using the TSN Direct app.
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