SIJHL announces Thief River Falls Norskies – Minnesota Iron Rangers 1st round playoff schedule

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Saturday the game schedule for the first-round playoff series between the No. 3 Thief River Falls Norskies and the No. 6 Minnesota Iron Rangers.

All contests in this best-of-five match-up feature 7 p.m. CT start times.

Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls will be the site for Games 1 & 2 on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

The series then heads to Hoyt Lakes Arena on Saturday, March 23 for Game 3.

If a Game 4 is needed, it will also be played in Hoyt Lakes, on Sunday, March 24.

Should the series go the distance, the Norskies would host it on Tuesday, March 26 back at ‘The Ralph.’

All SIJHL playoff games will be streamed live online via HockeyTV.com

SIJHL Playoffs
Series B
No. 3 Thief River Falls Norskies vs. No. 6 Minnesota Iron Rangers
Best-of-five series
Game 1: Wednesday, March 20 @ Thief River Falls 7 p.m. (Ralph Engelstad Arena)
Game 2: Thursday, March 21 @ Thief River Falls 7 p.m. (Ralph Engelstad Arena)
Game 3: Saturday, March 23 @ Minnesota 7 p.m. (Hoyt Lakes Arena)
Game 4*: Sunday, March 24 @ Minnesota 7 p.m. (Hoyt Lakes Arena)
Game 5*: Tuesday, March 26 @ Thief River Falls 7 p.m. (Ralph Engelstad Arena)
*-if necessary