Aces announced first-round Kelly Cup playoff dates

Doyle Woody,

The top-seeded Alaska Aces just announced the dates of their ECHL first-round Kelly Cup playoff series with the No. 8-seeded San Francisco Bulls -- circle Friday and Saturday, April 5-6, on your calendar for Games 1 and 2 at Sullivan Arena in the best-of-7 series

The Brabham-Cup winning Aces went 7-1-1 against the Bulls this season -- 4-1-1 on home ice at Sullivan Arena and 3-0-0 at the historic Cow Palace in San Francisco.

Playoff tickets are on sale at the Aces office (15th and Gambell), the Sullivan box office, Fred Meyer stores or

By the way, The Blog will assume the Cowbell Crew is ready for some playoff hockey, correct?

Anyhow, without further ado (all times ADT:

Game 1 -- Friday, April 5, 7:15 p.m., Sullivan Arena

Game 2 -- Saturday, April 6, 7:15 p.m., Sullivan Arena

Game 3 -- Thursday, April 11, 6:15 p.m., at SF

Game 4 -- Friday, April 12, 6:15 p.m., at SF

*Game -- Saturday, April 13, 6:15 p.m., at SF

*Game 6 -- Tuesday, April 16, 7:15 p.m., Sullivan Arena

*Game 7 -- Wednesday, April 17, 7:15 p.m., Sullivan Arena

*If necessary


Doyle Woody,