ECHL Today – May 10

National Conference Finals (Best-of-Seven)
Series Tied 2-2
Game 6 – Friday, May 13 at Alaska 7:15 p.m. AT

Alaska Aces (45-19-8) at Trenton Titans (42-21-9) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Olivier Filion scored the game winner 6:14 into overtime of Alaska’s 4-3 win in Game 4 on Sunday.
* Overtime loss in Game 4 was first home loss of 2005 Kelly Cup playoffs for Titans.
* Charles Linglet had a goal and an assist and was a +3 in Game 4 for Alaska.
* Titans’ Andrew Allen stopped 29 of 33 shots in losing effort on Sunday.
* Aces goaltender Matt Underhill stopped 31 of 34 shots in Game 4 for his first postseason win in 2005.
* Titans’ Nick Deschenes and Paul Brown each have five points (3g-2a) in the conference finals.
* Trenton’s Rick Kowalsky has a five-game home scoring streak with eight points, dating back to April 15.
* Alaska has scored first in eight of its 10 playoff games and is 7-1 with only loss at Trenton in Game 3.
* Titans suffered their first overtime loss of playoffs in Game 4 and first since March 8 of the regular season.
* Fifteen of Alaska’s 17 skaters have scored in the conference finals and 10 of the 15 have multiple points.
* Titans’ Leon Hayward has five points (3g-2a) and plus-minus rating of +6 at home throughout the playoffs.
* Alaska has scored 11 of its 14 goals in the first and second period, accounting for 78.6 percent of its offense.
* Eight different players registered a point for Trenton in Game 4.
* Aces defenseman Ryan Bast leads the team with a plus-minus rating of +8 through 10 playoff games.
* Aces’ Chris Minard has one point (1g-0a) in four games of the National Conference Finals.
* Trenton is 5-for-18 (27.8 percent) on the power play in the National Conference Finals.
* Alaska is 1-for-21 (4.7 percent) on the power play in the National Conference Finals.
* Trenton went 3-1-0 in 2004-05 in games after an overtime loss.
* Charles Linglet (1g-5a) and Ryan Gaucher (3g-3a) lead the Aces with six points and a +5 rating on the road in the playoffs.
* Aces are 13-6-2 in the regular season and playoffs in games that go past regulation.

National Conference Head-To-Head Match-Up

American Conference Finals (Best-of-Seven)
Series Tied 2-2
Game 6 – Friday, May 13 at Charlotte 7:05 p.m. ET

Charlotte Checkers (39-26-7) at Florida Everblades (42-20-10) 7:30 p.m. ET

* David Liffiton, Ryan Cuthbert, Ryan Glenn and Jason Dawe had two points in Checkers’ 4-1 Game 2 win.
* Everblades’ Reggie Berg has four goals and five points in four games in the American Conference Finals.
* Alex Westlund stopped 33 of 34 shots in Charlotte’s 4-1 win in Game 4 on Sunday.
* Charlotte’s Kenton Smith leads all players in the conference finals with a +5 rating in four games.
* Neither Charlotte nor Florida has allowed a power-play goal in the last two games.
* Everblades’ David Lundbohm is tied for the playing scoring lead with 15 points (8g-7a).
* Charlotte’s Alex Westlund leads the ECHL postseason in minutes (786), saves (474) and losses (4).
* Checkers’ Ryan Glenn leads all defensemen in the Kelly Cup Playoffs with 14 points (3g-11a).
* Florida’s David Lundbohm leads the playoffs with eight goals while Charlotte’s Dwight Helminen and Lee Falardeau are tied for second with seven goals each.
* Florida’s Steve Saviano leads the playoffs with 12 assists and Charlotte’s Ryan Glenn is second with 11.
* Charlotte’s Dusty Jamison has four points (0g-4a) in semis and finals after six points (2g-4a) in quarters.
* Everblades’ 4-1 loss in Game 4 at Charlotte was first postseason road loss.
* Charlotte has a plus-minus rating of -20 and goals-against average of 3.23 on the road in the postseason.
* Florida has a plus-minus rating of +44 at home despite allowing an average of 3.53 goals per game.
* Teams combined to score 19 goals in first two games of the series at Florida (Charlotte 9 and Florida 10).
* Three of Charlotte’s last four road games have been decided by one goal.
* Two of Florida’s three losses in the playoffs have come at home.
* Florida has four players who have scored 10 points or more in the playoffs.
* Matt Pagnutti and Chris Lee lead the Everblades defense with eight points (2g-6a).

American Conference Head-To-Head Match-Up