ECHL Today – April 13

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North Division Semifinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 3 Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (42-22-8) vs. No. 2 Trenton Titans (42-21-9) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Last four meetings between the two clubs were one-goal games with three going past regulation.
* Derek Edwardson (5g-6a) and Jason Notermann (5g-4a) led the Bullies offensively against Trenton.
* Trenton enters the playoffs winning its last four games and going 10-1-0 in its last 11.
* Shawn Mather has eight multi-point games, scoring 19 points (11g-8a) since joining Bullies on March 17.
* Rick Kowalsky leads the Titans with seven game-winning goals, including scoring the last two.
* Trenton has a goals against of 2.42 at home and Bullies have goals against of 2.44 on the road.

American Conference Quarterfinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 5 Mississippi Sea Wolves (39-24-9) vs. No. 4 Gwinnett Gladiators (40-24-8) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Phil Sauve is 2-0-0 with a 0.96 goals-against average in his last two starts against Gwinnett.
* Gwinnett has lost its last two home games against Mississippi and has not scored a goal.
* Travis Lisabeth (4g-4a) and Louis Dumont (1g-7a) led Mississippi offensively against Gwinnett.
* Gladiators’ Kevin Doell has nine points (4g-5a), including two game winners, in his last five games.
* Mississippi is 1-2-2 and has allowed 3.6 goals per-game in its last five road games.
* Adam Berkhoel is 0-1-1 despite a 1.93 goals-against average and .947 save percentage against Mississippi.

No. 7 Charlotte Checkers (39-26-7) vs. No. 2 Columbia Inferno (38-22-12) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Checkers are 3-2-0 on the road and 5-5-0 overall against Columbia.
* Inferno has won the last two meetings with Charlotte, outscoring them 7-2.
* Charlotte is 1-4-0 in its last five road games allowing 3.4 goals per-game.
* Mike Minard is 3-0-1 with a 1.96 goals-against-average in his last four starts versus Charlotte.
* Alex Westlund is 2-0-0 with a 2.49 goals-against average against the Inferno.
* Columbia is 8-for-37 (21.6 percent) on the power play against Charlotte.

No. 6 South Carolina Stingrays (39-24-9) vs. No. 3 Florida Everblades (42-20-10) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Everblades forward Reggie Berg has five points (3g-2a) in his last four games.
* 2005 All-Stars Mark Ardelan (3g-1a) and Joe Tenute (1g-1a) had six points (4g-1a) against Florida.
* Florida’s Tyler MacKay has won his last three starts with a 1.88 goals-against average.
* Stingrays were 2-1-0 and averaged four goals per-game on season-ending three-game road trip.
* Florida has scored all 10 of its goals in the second and third period against South Carolina.
* Teams combined for four power-play goals in five games (Stingrays are 3-for-19 and Florida is 1-for-27).

West Division Semifinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 3 Idaho Steelheads (42-23-7) vs. No. 2 Long Beach Ice Dogs (43-20-9) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Steelheads are 2-1-1 at Long Beach and every game has been decided by one goal.
* Frank Doyle is 4-2-0 with a 1.49 goals-against average and a shutout against Long Beach.
* Long Beach went 4-0-1 and averaged over four goals per-game to end the regular season.
* Idaho’s Warren Peters has scored in five of his last six games (5g-4a).
* Ice Dogs’ Marco Rosa (14g-15a) and Nathan Martz (6g-13a) combined for 48 points in 36 home games.
* Dogs’ Olivier Michaud and Sebastien Centomo combined for 1.49 goals-against average the last five games.

No. 4 Bakersfield Condors (40-23-10) at No. 1 Alaska Aces (46-19-8) 7:15 p.m. AT
(Alaska Leads Series 1-0)
* Charles Linglet (1g-1a), Scott Gomez (1g-1a), and Olivier Filion (0g-2a) led Alaska to 5-2 win in Game 1.
* Condors Brett Lutes scored both Bakersfield goals in Game 1.
* Aces’ Peter Aubry made 23 saves in Game 1, giving him a .920 save percentage in the playoffs.
* Bakersfield’s Andrew Martin stopped all 11 shots he faced in relief of Davis Parley.
* Alaska was 2-for-8 on the power play and Bakersfield was 1-for-7.
* Condors were an aggregate -10 in Game 1 and Aces were +9.

Upcoming Kelly Cup Playoffs Games

North Division Semifinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 4 Toledo (41-26-5) vs. No. 1 Reading (43-22-7) Thursday, April 14 7:05 p.m. ET

American Conference Quarterfinals (Best-of-Five)

No. 8 Greenville (39-28-5) vs. No. 1 Pensacola (51-16-5) Thursday, April 14 7:05 p.m. CT