The Manchester Monarchs and the Adirondack Thunder met for the fourth year in a row in the Kelly Cup Playoffs.
The Adirondack Thunder and Manchester Monarchs took to the ice Saturday for game five of their North Division semifinal series.
The Adirondack Thunder and Manchester Monarchs faced off in game four of the North Division semifinal Friday night. With the Monarchs leading 3-0 in the best-of-seven series, the game was a must-win for the Thunder.
The Adirondack Thunder and Manchester Monarchs faced off for game three of their North Division semifinal series Wednesday night.
READING, Pa. - Last Saturday, the Reading Royals took down the Adirondack Thunder, 5-3, in Santander Arena during the last weekend of the ECHL regular season. Here are Sarah Pietrowski's top shots from the night's action.
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. - The Adirondack Thunder and Manchester Monarchs faced off in game two of the North Division semifinal Saturday night. The Thunder were looking to tie up the series at home, while the Monarchs wanted to take a 2-0 series lead before the series shifts to their home ice.
After splitting the regular season series with six victories each, and ending the season with only one point separating them in the standings, the Thunder and Monarchs were expected to have a relatively even playoff series as well.
Of the four seasons the two teams have been in the ECHL, they have now faced off in the playoffs in all four, three times in the first round and once in the North Division final.
GLENS FALLS, NY - After being swept by the Brampton Beast the previous weekend, the Adirondack Thunder needed a big weekend to regain their confidence and to ensure playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.
The Adirondack Thunder had not won two or more consecutive games since February 23-24. In fact, they entered the weekend on a four-game losing streak.