The Devils must win all three of their final games.
The Portland Pirates must fail to register two points in their final three games.
The Springfield Falcons must fail to register three points in their final two games. If they post a win and a regulation loss then the playoff spot will be determined by the following tiebreakers:
a) wins (excluding shootouts)
b) points in season series between teams
c) goal differential
d) goals scored in season series between teams
e) intra-conference points percentage