First Round Playoff Dates are set
FRASER, MI- The Motor City Mechanics of the United Hockey League (UHL) are excited to be heading into the playoffs for the first time in franchise history! Starting today we are moving "Full Speed Ahead" into the 2006 playoffs in search of the Colonial Cup!
The Mechanics enter the playoffs as a number eight seed after defeating the Port Huron Flags
6-1 on Saturday. As a number eight seed the Mechanics will face off against the Kalamazoo Wings.
First round format will be a 2-2-1-1-1 series. The schedule is as follows:
GAME 1: Friday April 21st @ Kalamazoo 7:30 PM
GAME 2: Saturday April 22nd @ Kalamazoo 7:30 PM
GAME 3: Sunday April 23rd @ Motor City 5:00 PM
GAME 4: Wednesday April 26th @ Motor City 7:30 PM
*GAME 5: Saturday April 29th @ Kalamazoo 7:30 PM
*GAME 6: Monday May 1st @ Motor City 7:30 PM
*GAME 7: Tuesday May 2nd @ Kalamazoo 7:30 PM
Playoff Games 3,4 and 6 will also be referred to as Games A, B and C. With each letter corresponding to the Game number. Game 3 is Game A, Game 4 is Game B and Game 6 is Game C.
Get your playoff tickets at the "Garage" Box Office and Ticketmaster. For more information call 866-997-PUCK (7825).
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