(1) Edmonton Oil Kings vs. (2) Moose Jaw Warriors
- Strengths - Very deep. Balanced scoring. Formidable defense.
- Weaknesses - Goaltending can be flaky at times, discipline.
- Strengths - Rugged. Plays playoff style hockey. Defense is stout.
- Weaknesses - Scoring depth is lacking. Team speed is below average.
Prediction: Oil Kings in 5
(1) Tri-City Americans vs. (3) Portland Winter Hawks
- Strengths - Top end scoring. Great team defense. Solid goaltending.
- Weaknesses - Smaller team. Lack of defensive depth.
- Strengths - High end offense. Defensive depth. Speedy team.
- Weaknesses - Suspect goaltending. Lack of grit.
Prediction: Americans in 7
Rundown From Round 2:
Oil Kings vs. Wheat Kings
-Prediction: Oil Kings in 6
-Finished: Oil Kings in 4
Warriors vs. Tigers
-Prediction: Warriors in 7
-Finished: Warriors in 4
Americans vs. Chiefs
-Prediction: Americans in 5
-Finished: Americans in 7
Blazers vs. Winter Hawks
-Prediction: Winter Hawks in 6
-Finished: Winter Hawks in 7