ECHL This Week – West Division

Alaska Aces
Third Season

Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Division: North Division
Arena: Sullivan Arena
Opened and Capacity: 1983 and 6,251
Coach: Davis Payne, Third Season (83-47-14)
NHL Affiliate: St. Louis Blues
AHL Affiliate: Peoria Rivermen
2005 Kelly Cup Playoffs
Lost National Conference Finals to Trenton (3 games to 4)

2004-05 In Review
Record: 45-19-8
Points: 98
Division Finish: 1st
Conference Finish: 1st
Overall ECHL Finish: 2nd
Goals Per Game: 3.24 (4th)
Goals-Against Average: 2.60 (8th)
Power Play: 17.8% (8th)
Penalty Kill: 87.7% (2nd)

Idaho Steelheads
Third Season

Location: Boise, Idaho
Arena: Bank of America Centre
Opened and Capacity: 1997 and 5,006
Division: West Division
Coach: Derek Laxdal, First Season
NHL Affiliate: Dallas Stars
AHL Affiliate: Iowa Stars
2005 Kelly Cup Playoffs
Lost West Division Semifinals to Long Beach (1 game to 3)

2004-05 In Review
Record: 42-23-7
Points: 91
Division Finish: 3rd
Conference Finish: 6th
Overall ECHL Finish: 8th
Goals Per Game: 3.10 (T-8th)
Goals-Against Average: 2.54 (6th)
Power Play: 19.0% (2nd)
Penalty Kill: 86.2% (6th)

Las Vegas Wranglers
Third Season

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Arena: Orleans Arena
Opened and Capacity: (2003 and 7,773)
Division: West Division
Coach: Glen Gulutzan, Third Season (74-55-15)
NHL Affiliate: Calgary Flames
AHL Affiliate: Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights
2005 Kelly Cup Playoffs
Did Not Qualify

2004-05 In Review
Record: 31-33-8
Points: 70
Division Finish: 7th
Conference Finish: 13th
Overall ECHL Finish: 21st
Goals Per Game: 2.79 (20th)
Goals-Against Average: 2.76 (13th)
Power Play: 18.6% (4th)
Penalty Kill: 83.2% (17th)

Phoenix RoadRunners
First Season

Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Arena: America West Arena
Opened and Capacity: 1992 and 7,747
Division: West Division
Coach: Ron Filion, First Season
NHL Affiliate: Independent
AHL Affiliate: Independent

Utah Grizzlies
First Season

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Arena: The ìEî Center
Opened and Capacity: 1997 and 10,207
Division: West Division
Coach: Jason Christie, First Season
NHL Affiliate: Independent
AHL Affiliate: Independent

Victoria Salmon Kings
Second Season

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Arena: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
Opened and Capacity: 2005 and 7,000
Division: West Division
Coach: Bryan Maxwell, Second Season (15-52-5)
NHL Affiliate: Independent
AHL Affiliate: Independent
2005 Kelly Cup Playoffs
Did Not Qualify

2004-05 In Review
Record: 15-52-5
Points: 35
Division Finish: 8th
Conference Finish: 16th
Overall ECHL Finish: 28th
Goals Per Game: 2.47 (T-25th)
Goals-Against Average: 4.14 (28th)
Power Play: 15.4% (24th)
Penalty Kill: 76.8% (28th)