ECHL Today – April 28

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American Conference Semifinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 2 Gwinnett Gladiators (40-24-8) at No. 3 Charlotte Checkers (39-26-7) 7:05 p.m. ET
Charlotte Leads Series 2-1
* Checkers scored four unanswered goals in 4-1 win in Game 3 on Wednesday.
* Gladiators have out shot the Checkers 142 to 71 in first three games, but have been outscored 9-6.
* Charlotte goaltender Alex Westlund is 5-3 and leads the playoffs in minutes (506) and saves (280).
* Gwinnett’s Sean Fields is 0-2 with a 3.33 goals-against average in his first two professional playoff starts.
* Ryan Glenn has a goal and two assists for Charlotte in his last two games and leads all defenseman in playoff scoring with 8 points (3g-5a).
* Neither team has scored a goal in the third period during the series.
* Jeff Campbell scored only goal in Gwinnett’s 4-1 loss in Game 3 and has points in two of last three games.
* In three home playoff games, Charlotte is perfect 3-0 and has outscored its opponents 12-4.
* Chris Durno leads the Gladiators with five goals and seven points through seven playoff games.
* Checkers lead all playoff teams with nine goals in the first period.
* Gladiators lead the league in shots per-game (47.43) and rank third in goals per-game (3.43).
* Alex Westlund stopped all 21 shots in the second and third periods of Charlotte’s Game 3 win.
* In two road playoff games, Gwinnett is 0-2 and has scored only three goals.
* Charlotte had 11 players score a point in Game 3.

Other Kelly Cup Playoffs Series

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

No. 1 Reading Royals (43-22-7) at No. 2 Trenton Titans (42-21-9)
Trenton Leads Series 2-1
Game 4 – Friday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET

American Conference Semifinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 1 Florida Everblades (42-20-10) vs. No. 4 Greenville Grrrowl (39-28-5)
Florida Wins Series 3-0

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

No. 1 Alaska Aces (45-19-8) vs. No. 2 Long Beach Ice Dogs (43-20-9)
Alaska Wins Series 3-0