Aces Are In Strange
Playoff Positioning Battle

By Doyle Woody
Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Aces fans, prepare to have your mind blown into incredulity: Your hockey club’s eight-game unbeaten streak over the last three weeks has pulled it even closer to last place in the ECHL’s National Conference.

Eh?

Exactly.

Granted, the Aces’ 5-0-3 run, their best such streak of the season, has since March 3 lifted them from sixth place to a tie for third place in the eight-team conference. Yet, at the beginning of the Aces’ streak, they were three points out of last place — that’s the only spot that does not merit a playoff berth — and now find themselves two points out of last.

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