It seems as though the season began only a short while ago, but on February 18, the playoffs begin.
With the WIAA Tournament beginning in less than four weeks, and seeding meetings coming up in only a couple of weekends, the high school hockey season turns towards the home stretch.
Conference championships and positioning for better seeds, and first-round byes, will be at stake as the regular season concludes between now and February 15. The boys hockey tournament starts on February 18, with the girls to follow on the 20th and 21st.
Bill Berg of WisconsinPrepHockey.net makes his Prep Report debut and discusses those topics, as well as the impact of the two-division setup and how co-ops in hockey have had a different effect on the number of programs than co-ops in other sports.