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NOJHL announces Cochrane – Kirkland Lake East Division semifinal schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday its East Division semifinal schedule between the No. 2 divisional seed Cochrane Crunch and No. 3 Kirkland Lake Gold Miners.

Action in this best-of-seven match-up will commence Friday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Tim Horton Event Centre in Cochrane.

The Crunch will also host Game 2 on Saturday, March 17 and features another 7:30 p.m. start.

From there the series will shift to the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex in Kirkland Lake for Games 3 & 4 on Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m.

If necessary, Game 5 is slated for Sunday, March 25 in Cochrane at 7 p.m. while a Game 6, if required, would be held on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Kirkland Lake.

Should the series go the distance, Game 7 is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28 at the THEC in Cochrane.

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NOJHL Playoffs

Series D
East Division semifinal
No. 2 Cochrane Crunch vs. No. 3 Kirkland Lake Gold Miners
Best-of-seven series
Game 1: Friday, March 16 @ Cochrane 7:30 p.m. (Tim Horton Event Centre)
Game 2: Saturday, March 17 @ Cochrane 7:30 p.m. (Tim Horton)
Game 3: Thursday, March 22 @ Kirkland Lake 7:30 p.m. (Joe Mavrinac Community Complex)
Game 4: Saturday, March 24 @ Kirkland Lake 7 p.m. (Joe Mavrinac)
Game 5*: Sunday, March 25 @ Cochrane 7 p.m. (Tim Horton)
Game 6*: Tuesday, March 27 @ Kirkland Lake 7:30 p.m. (Joe Mavrinac)
Game7*: Wednesday, March 28 @ Cochrane 7 p.m. (Tim Horton)
*- if necessary