I have a question about this scenario that never happened before. Right now, Edmonton and Toronto is tied in term of points. Edmonton is 4th in the West Division while Toronto is 2nd in the East. What if Edmonton and Saskatchewan get ahead of Toronto and Toronto finish 2nd place in the east while while having lowest point than Edmonton or Saskatchewan.
Who gets its home-field advantage if Edmonton gets 18 points and finished 4th place in West while Toronto gets 16 points and finished 2nd place in the East?
Edmonton crossed over to the East Division playoff bracket but get its home-field advantage and wins their home game and go to Montreal for the East Finals or Toronto still get its home game for the East Semi-finals regardless how they finish their season in term of points?
Finally, the question is, does Toronto deserve a home game in the first round of the playoffs if the rules is firm and award the 2nd place team in the east to host a playoff home game no matter how suck they are if they finished 2nd place in the East compared to the West Division?