ECHL Today – April 26

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#8 Reading Royals at #1 Toledo Walleye                                                    7:35 p.m. ET
Series tied 3-3

Series Matchup Sheet
•    33rd Game 7 in ECHL postseason history.
•    Reading’s Brandon Alderson leads the playoffs with six goals.
•    Toledo’s Tylor Spink is tied for first among rookies with seven points (2g-5a).
•    Royals are second on the power play on the road at 30.8 percent (4-for-13).
•    Walleye are 3-0 when leading after one period.

Western Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#5 Idaho Steelheads at #4 Allen Americans                                                7:05 p.m. CT
Idaho leads series 3-2

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Idaho’s Philippe Desrosiers is sixth with a 1.82 goals-against average.
•    Allen’s Chad Costello leads the playoffs with five power-play assists.
•    Steelheads are 3-0 when scoring first.
•    Americans are fifth with 28.40 shots-against per game.
•    Game 7, if necessary, is Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. CT at Allen

#6 Utah Grizzlies at #3 Colorado Eagles                                                      7:05 p.m. MT
Utah leads series 3-2

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Utah’s Bryan Moore is tied for first among rookies with three power-play assists.
•    Colorado’s Collin Bowman is second among defensemen with seven points (2g-5a).
•    Grizzlies are fourth with 32.40 shots per game.
•    Eagles are tied for fourth on the penalty kill at home at 90.0 percent (9-for-10).
•    Game 7, if necessary, is Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. MT at Colorado

Other 2016 Kelly Cup Playoffs Series

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#2 South Carolina Stingrays vs. #7 Kalamazoo Wings
South Carolina wins series 4-1

Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – SOUTH CAROLINA 4 at Kalamazoo 1
Game 2 – SOUTH CAROLINA 5 at Kalamazoo 2
Game 3 – South Carolina 3 at KALAMAZOO 5
Game 4 – Kalamazoo 2 at SOUTH CAROLINA 3
Game 5 – Kalamazoo 1 at SOUTH CAROLINA 5

#3 Manchester Monarchs vs. #6 Adirondack Thunder
Adirondack wins series 4-1

Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – ADIRONDACK 3 at Manchester 2
Game 2 – ADIRONDACK 4 at Manchester 3 (OT)
Game 3 – Manchester 2 at ADIRONDACK 4
Game 4 – MANCHESTER 2 at Adirondack 1
Game 5 – ADIRONDACK 3 at Manchester 0
   

#4 Florida Everblades vs. #5 Wheeling Nailers
Wheeling wins series 4-2

Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – WHEELING 6 at Florida 3
Game 2 – Wheeling 1 at FLORIDA 4
Game 3 – FLORIDA 6 at Wheeling 3
Game 4 – Florida 4 at WHEELING 5
Game 5 – Florida 3 at WHEELING 4
Game 6 – WHEELING 2 at Florida 1

Western Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#1 Missouri Mavericks vs. #8 Quad City Mallards
Missouri wins series 4-0

Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – Quad City 3 at MISSOURI 6
Game 2 – Quad City 1 at MISSOURI 2
Game 3 – MISSOURI 4 at Quad City 2
Game 4 – MISSOURI 4 at Quad City 1

#2 Fort Wayne Komets vs. #7 Cincinnati Cyclones
Series tied 3-3

Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – CINCINNATI 3 at Fort Wayne 2
Game 2 – CINCINNATI 3 at Fort Wayne 2
Game 3 – FORT WAYNE 8 at Cincinnati 0
Game 4 – FORT WAYNE 3 at Cincinnati 2 (2 OT)
Game 5 – Fort Wayne 4 at CINCINNATI 5 (2 OT)
Game 6 – Cincinnati 1 at FORT WAYNE 2 (OT)
Game 7 is Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET at Fort Wayne