Aces Ready To Begin Playoffs

By Doyle Woody
Anchorage Daily News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – You won’t get the Alaska Aces to call their forward lines a pick-your-poison proposition for the Utah Grizzlies — why furnish the visitors bulletin board ammunition? — but the Aces do appear stacked heading into the postseason.

When Alaska opens its ECHL West Division semifinal series Friday at Sullivan Arena, it will do so with three lines almost equally capable of scoring goals, and scoring them frequently.

The way coach Keith McCambridge assembled his lines in practices this week created scoring punch aplenty, so much so there is no significant drop-off between the so-called first line and third line.

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