Schedule announced for 2018 Kelly Cup Finals

The ECHL announced on Wednesday the schedule for the 2018 Kelly Cup Finals between the Florida Everblades and Colorado Eagles.

Game 1 – Friday, May 25 at 7:05 p.m. MT at Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colorado

Game 2 – Sunday, May 27 at 7:05 p.m. MT at Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colorado

Game 3 – Wednesday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. ET at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida

Game 4 – Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. ET at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida

Game 5 – Saturday, June 2 at 7 p.m. ET at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida *

Game 6 – Wednesday, June 6 at 7:05 p.m. MT at Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colorado *

Game 7 – Saturday, June 9 at 7 p.m. ET at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida *

* – If Necessary

Florida defeated Adirondack 4 games to 1 in the Eastern Conference Finals to advance to the Kelly Cup Finals for the fourth time in team history. The Everblades captured the Kelly Cup title in their last trip to the Finals in 2012. Colorado defeated Fort Wayne 4 games to 3 in the Western Conference Finals and is seeking to become the fourth back-to-back champion in the ECHL’s 30-year history after defeating South Carolina in the 2017 Kelly Cup Finals.

About the ECHL

Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 27 teams in 21 states and one Canadian province for its 30th season in 2017-18. There have been  who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 18 who have made their NHL debuts in the 2017-18 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 26 of the 31 NHL teams in 2017-18, marking the 21st consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook.