The Idaho Steelheads (38-24-10) wound up the fifth seed in the ECHL’s Western Conference after splitting their final two games of the regular season with Missouri.
They take on defending champion and No. 4-seeded Allen (41-24-7) in the conference quarterfinals of the Kelly Cup Playoffs beginning Thursday on the road.
The Steelheads and Americans met four times this season, with Idaho going 2-1-1. The teams have not met since December 19th and have never met in postseason play.
Idaho will host Allen for Games 3 and 4 (plus Game 5, if necessary). Single-game tickets for Games 3 and 4 at CenturyLink Arena go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday. For tickets information, call 331-8497 or visit idahosteelheads.com.
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All games are broadcast on radio on 1350 AM, and home games also air on Cable One channel 72.
Idaho vs. Allen
Thursday: Idaho at Allen, 6:05 p.m.
Saturday: Idaho at Allen, 6:05 p.m.
April 20: Allen at Idaho, 7:10 p.m.
April 22: Allen at Idaho, 7:10 p.m.
x-April 23: Allen at Idaho, 7:10 p.m.
x-April 26: Idaho at Allen, 6:05 p.m.
x-April 27: Idaho at Allen, 6:05 p.m.