|Photo courtesy of Bakersfield Condors
Aces Captain Nick Mazzolini scored twice as Alaska handed the Bakersfield Condors a 4-1 loss in game four of the ECHL Western Conference Finals to tie the series at two games apiece.
Mazzolini opened the scoring just 13 seconds into the game. He would make it 2-0 at 2:51 of the first period.
Kane Lafranchise potted the third-straight goal for Alaska, at 4:06 of the first period on the power play.
Condors Captain Joel Broda scored the lone goal for Bakersfield, at 10:12 of the second period, to make it 3-1.
Alaska would score once more to close out game four with a 4-1 decision.
Edmonton Oilers goaltender prospect Laurent Brossoit made 29 saves on 33 shots for Bakersfield.
Game five is scheduled for tomorrow night.
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS
Condors (#6) vs. Alaska Aces (#1) – all times Mountain
G1 – Fri, 5/16, at Alaska (Lost 2-1)
G2 – Sat, 5/17, at Alaska (Won 3-2 OT)
G3 – Fri, 5/23, in Bakersfield (Won 5-4)
G4 – Sat, 5/24, in Bakersfield (Loss 4-1)
*G5 - Sun, 5/25, in Bakersfield (7 p.m.)
*G6 – Tues, 5/27, at Alaska (9:15 p.m.)
*G7 – Wed, 5/28, at Alaska (9:15 p.m.)
* - If Necessary