Just as we thought might happen last night, the first two formal playoff eliminations were handed out, and another team punched their ticket into the 16-team tournament that begins in less than a month
The Quad City Mallards and Toledo Walleye faced off for the second to last time this season, as well as the second to last time ever. The day after announcing that the team would be ceasing operations at the end of the season on April 7th, the Mallards began the final 11 games of their ECHL history.
It was a do-or-die game for both the Allen Americans, who were playing to retain their playoff positioning, and the Rapid City Rush, who were looking to keep their slim playoff chances alive.
Check out these photos by The Sin Bin's Kristin Basnett of the March 9, 2018 game between the Manchester Monarchs and Adirondack Thunder.
Brampton Beast pushed for a win, only to drop the game 3-2 after a hard fought battle.
MANCHESTER, N.H. - Take a look at this great photo gallery from The Sin Bin's Kristin Basnett of the ECHL Eastern Conference matchup between the Norfolk Admirals and Manchester Monarchs at SNHU Arena
ALLEN, TX - The Allen Americans will try and extend their five game win streak tonight (8:05 pm CDT) as they take on the Rapid City Rush at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
As we open play on Wednesday night, we could be looking at our first playoff eliminations by the end of the night.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - With the NFL draft rapidly approaching, site after site has begun posting their Mock Drafts, their respective best guesses as to how the draft will unfold. Joe Rozycki, Adam Twenter, and Ryan Gibson put together a mock draft of their own. The All-Time Mavericks Mock Draft.
TOLEDO, OH - The Walleye organization and fan base thought their roster moves were complete when the trade deadline came and went last Thursday.