South Carolina Ties Record With Third Title
Stingrays Win Kelly Cup, Beat Alaska 4-2

By Doyle Woody
Anchorage Daily News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Aces arrived at Sullivan Arena harboring hope Friday night.They left the joint stomaching hockey heartache.

Ever-resilient, the South Carolina Stingrays beat the Aces 4-2 in decisive Game 7 to win the ECHL’s Kelly Cup.

South Carolina became just the second team in the league’s 21-season history to win three championships, matching the Hampton Roads Admirals. Stingrays coach Jared Bednar also becomes the first man to have his name engraved on the Cup three times – he played for the Stingrays when they won Cups in 2001 and 1997.

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