ECHL Today – April 29

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

No. 1 Reading Royals (43-22-7) at No. 2 Trenton Titans (42-21-9) 7:30 p.m. ET
Trenton Leads Series (2-1)
* Matt Zultek scored the game winner at 5:53 of overtime in Trenton’s 3-2 win in Game 3 on Wednesday.
* Royals’ Barry Brust is 4-3 and leads the playoffs with a 1.42 goals-against average.
* Rick Kowalsky leads the Titans with three goals and four points in three games against Reading.
* All three Royals losses in the 2005 Kelly Cup Playoffs have been in one-goal games.
* Andrew Allen stopped 37 of 39 shots in Trenton’s 3-2 win in Game 3 on Wednesday.
* Four of the five goals scored in Game 3 came on the power play (Trenton was 2-6 and Reading was 2-6).
* Titans have won four straight home games against Reading, dating back to February 19.
* In games following a loss, Royals are 1-1 in the postseason after going 12-9-0 in the regular season.
* Andrew Allen is 4-1 with a 2.06 goals-against average in his last five starts, four of which have been one-goal games.
* On the road in the postseason, Reading has a plus-minus rating of +14 and has scored eight of its nine goals in the second or third period.
* Titans’ are 3-0 at home in the postseason, winning their last two games in overtime.
* Tom Galvin leads Reading defenseman with three points (1g-2a) and a plus-minus rating of +5.
* Michael Schutte leads the Titans defense with three goals, all on the power play, and four points.
* Game 5, if necessary, will be played in Reading at the Sovereign Center on Saturday at 7:05 p.m. ET.

Other Kelly Cup Playoffs Series

2005 Kelly Cup Playoffs American Conference Finals

Florida Everblades (42-20-10) vs. Charlotte Checkers (39-26-7)
Monday, May 2 Charlotte at Florida 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 4 Charlotte at Florida 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 6 Florida at Charlotte 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, May 8 Florida at Charlotte 5:05 p.m.
Tuesday, May 10 Charlotte at Florida 7:30 p.m. (if necessary)
Friday, May 13 Florida at Charlotte 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)
Sunday, May 15 Charlotte at Florida TBD (if necessary)

American Conference Semifinals

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

No. 2 Gwinnett Gladiators (40-24-8) vs. No. 3 Charlotte Checkers (39-26-7)
Charlotte Wins Series (3-1)

National Conference – West Division Finals

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