The Colorado Eagles lost to the Las Vegas Wranglers 6-4  last night in Vegas, but it didn't matter.  The Eagles  wrapped up a playoff spot long ago.  Now we know who the Eagles will play in the 1st round of the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs.

According to a press release from the Colorado Eagles:

The Utah Grizzlies' loss to the Bakersfield Condors, which locked the Stockton Thunder into the 5th seed, earning them an opening round playoff match-up  with 4th-seeded Colorado.

The Eagles and Thunder will start the best-of-5 series with the first two games in California on Tuesday, April 3rd & Wednesday, April 4th. Game 3 will be played in Colorado, as will Games 4 & 5 if necessary, on Friday, April 6th, Saturday, April 7th & Monday, April 9th!


Game 1: Tuesday, April 3 @ Stockton (8:00 MST)

Game 2: Wednesday, April 4 @ Stockton (8:00 MST)

Game 3: Friday, April 6 @ Colorado (7:05 MST)

Game 4*: Saturday, April 7 @ Colorado (7:05 MST)

Game 5*: Monday, April 9 @ Colorado (7:05 MST)


Playoff tickets for Eagles home games at the Budweiser Events Center are on sale now -- starting at just $16 -- and can be purchased at, the BEC box office, or by calling 1-877-544-TIXX (8499).