Steelers won 4-3 at home to Nottingham Panthers and they followed up with a 3-1 victory at Fife Flyers – Mathieu Roy (2) topped the scoring in Kirkcaldy as Paul Thompson’s team made it back-to-back titles.
Cardiff Devils finished second after also picking up a pair of wins. Jake Morissette (2) led the way in their 5-2 success at Manchester Storm, and the Devils added another two points with a 4-3 home victory over the Panthers.
Braehead Clan secured third spot and the Gardiner Conference title after recording two wins against Edinburgh Capitals.
Bari McKenzie and Stefan Meyer both scored twice in an 8-1 home success and Clan followed up with a hard-fought 6–3 victory in the reverse fixture.
Belfast Giants claimed four points against the Flyers, winning 5-3 and 5-1 on home ice to seal fourth in the table.
The schedule for the quarter-finals of the play-offs has been confirmed as follows:
1st Leg – Saturday, 26th March
2nd Leg – Sunday, 27th March
2nd Leg – Monday, 28th March
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