Alaska Leads Series 1-0
Aces Beat Utah 2-0

By Doyle Woody
Anchorage Daily News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Aces rookie goaltender Jean-Philippe Lamoureux started the ECHL postseason just like he finished the regular season: By snuffing the Utah Grizzlies.

Lamoureux stopped 36 shots and the Aces used goals from Bryan Miller and Lance Galbraith to beat Utah 2-0 Friday night at Sullivan Arena in Game 1 of the best-of-7 West Division semifinal series.

Lamoureux stoned the Grizzlies 3-0 last Friday to secure the West Division and National Conference titles for Alaska and record his league-record eighth shutout of the season.

Lamoureux has shut out the Grizzlies four times this season.

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