Salmon Kings shine in ECHL playoff debut with 3-2 win over Aces

The win gives Victoria a 1-0 lead over Alaska in the best-of-seven National Conference quarter-final. Milan Gajic also scored for Victoria. Mike Scott and Matt Robinson replied for Alaska.

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Julien Ellis made 31 saves for Victoria, including 14 in the third period. Derek Gustafson stopped 22 shots for Alaska.

Game 2 is Tuesday in Anchorage.