ECHL Today – April 22

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National Conference – North Division Finals (Best-of-Five)

No. 2 Trenton Titans (42-21-9) at No. 1 Reading Royals (43-22-7) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Titans went 7-3-0 with 2.96 goals-against average and a rating of +38 against Reading in regular season.
* Royals’ Barry Brust is 3-1 with two shutouts and leads the postseason in goals-against average with 0.75.
* Trenton’s Brent Robinson and Nick Deschenes each had an overtime game-winning goal in the first round.
* Royals’ Jeff Miles has perfect shooting percentage, scoring two goals on two shots in Game 4.
* Titans lead playoffs on the power play at 28.6 percent (4-for-14), including 3-for-7 (42.9 percent) on road.
* Royals lead the playoffs on the penalty kill at 95.5 percent (21-for-22).
* Scott Bertoli leads the Titans in scoring in the playoffs with four points (1g-3a) in three games.
* Reading has not scored or allowed a goal in the first period in the playoffs.

National Conference – West Division Finals (Best-of-Five)

No. 1 Alaska Aces (45-19-8) at No. 2 Long Beach Ice Dogs (43-20-9) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Charles Linglet leads the playoffs with nine points, scoring in four of his five first-round games.
* Chris Kenady and Michael Lambert each had two goals in 7-2 win in Game 4, which eliminated Idaho.
* Aces had 11 players register a point in 6-2 win over Bakersfield in Game 5.
* Ice Dogs center Christian Larrivee has a three-game scoring streak (1g-5a).
* Teams had one power-play goal in seven regular season games (Alaska 1-for-17 and Long Beach 0-for-15).
* Alaska scored 10 of its 20 goals in the second period against Long Beach during the regular season.
* On the road in the playoffs, Aces are 0-2 with 3.56 goals-against average and a plus-minus rating of -9.
* At home in the playoffs, Ice Dogs are 1-1 with 2.52 goals-against average and plus-minus rating of even.

American Conference Semifinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 4 Greenville Grrrowl (39-28-5) at No. 1 Florida Everblades (42-20-10) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Florida’s Steve Saviano had six assists in his first two games of the playoffs.
* Grrrowl rookie Dylan Stanley had five assists and two goals, scoring in three of four first-round games.
* Florida All-Star Matt Pagnutti leads defensemen in scoring with six points (1g-5a).
* Grrrowl’s Mike Brodeur won his first professional playoff game stopping 53 of 55 shots in Game 2.
* Florida’s Tyler MacKay is 3-1 with a 3.24 goals-against average and .885 save percentage in playoffs.
* Mike Brodeur stopped all 29 shots in Greenville’s 4-0 win in Game 4, his third shutout in four starts.
* Grrrowl has scored six of its 14 playoff goals on the power play, accounting for 42.9 percent of its offense.
* At home in the playoffs, Florida is 1-1 with 4.04 goals-against average and plus-minus rating of +14.

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American Conference Semifinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 3 Charlotte Checkers (39-26-7) at No. 2 Gwinnett Gladiators (40-24-8)
Game 1 – Sunday, April 24 at 4:05 p.m. ET