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NLL Playoffs FAQ’s

You’ve all heard that the Seals have clinched a playoff spot, but what does that actually mean? Here are some FAQ’s about the NLL Playoffs.

What is the NLL Playoffs format?

  • Round 1 – Single elimination. The division winners will be seeded #1 within their respective divisions and play the #4 seed, while the #2 and #3 seeds play each other in the first round. The highest seed hosts round 1.
  • Division Finals – One game series between the winners of Round 1, hosted by the highest remaining seed.
  • NLL Finals – East vs. West Division winners in a best two of three game series. The highest remaining seed will host games one and three, if necessary.

When do playoffs start?

  • The NLL Playoffs will start the first weekend in May, immediately following regular season play.

Will the Seals host playoff games at home?

  • If the Seals finish first or second in the West Division, the team is guaranteed a home playoff game. Should the Seals make the NLL Finals, the team will host at least one game at home.

How can I watch the NLL playoffs?

  • All playoff games will be streamed on B/R Live.

When/how can I get tickets?

  • Should the Seals clinch home-field advantage, playoff tickets will be available at


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