The Manchester Monarchs will play the Newfoundland Growlers starting Friday in the ECHL Kelly Cup North Division finals.
The Growlers advanced by beating Brampton 3-2 in overtime on Tuesday night to win their division semifinal series, four games to two.
The seven-game series will be played in a 2-3-2 format, with the first two games to be held at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on Friday and Saturday nights (5:30 p.m. both nights).
The series will then shift to New Hampshire for Games 3,4 and 5, if necessary, on Tuesday, April 30, Wednesday, May 1 and Friday, May 3. Games 3 and 4 will be played at the SNHU Arena in Manchester. Game 5, if necessary, will be played at The Rinks in Exeter because of a scheduling conflict at SNHU Arena. Tickets at the door for that game will be $5.
Games 6 and 7, if necessary, would be Monday, May 6 and Tuesday, May 7 back in Newfoundland.