To cap off the end of the 2015-16 season, the IceRays want to know the best play of the year, and the team is leaving the decision to YOU!
The IceRays are re-introducing the Plays of the Year, a recap of the golden moments from the most recent season in a single elimination style tournament. The field has been narrowed down to the 16-best goals, moves, and saves from the 2015-16 season and seeded based on organizational rank. Now, YOU must decide which will be crowned the 2016 IceRays Best of the Bend.
Voting takes place every Monday through Thursday during May starting on Monday, May 2 with the Opening Round, and a new matchup will be displayed on each day and last for just a 24-hour period. Polls will open at 12:00 a.m. CDT and close at 11:59 p.m. CDT on the day of voting. All voting takes place on the matchup page displayed on the IceRays website. Later round dates will be released on Friday, May 13 following the completiong of Opening Round voting.
All plays were selected from the NAHL Top 10 Plays of the Week throughout the 2015-16 season.
To see the full bracket and competition central, click here.
(1) vs. (16) – Monday, May 2
(2) vs. (15) – Tuesday, May 3
(3) vs. (14) – Wednesday, May 4
(4) vs. (13) – Thursday, May 5
(5) vs. (12) – Monday, May 9
(6) vs. (11) – Tuesday, May 10
(7) vs. (10) – Wednesday, May 11
(8) vs. (9) – Thursday, May 12