Steelheads announce first-round playoff schedule

The Idaho Steelheads will begin its playoff series against Allen on Thursday.

The Idaho Steelheads have been around for 19 years.

They are preparing for their 19th straight playoff appearance.

After finishing the regular season on Saturday, the ECHL has released the conference quarterfinal schedule.

Idaho (38-24-10) drew the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference and will meet No. 4 Allen (41-24-7) for a best-of-seven series beginning on Thursday in Texas.

Game two will also be in Allen.

The series will come to Boise for games three (Wednesday, April 20) and four (Friday, April 22), and game five (Saturday, April 23) if necessary.

Games six (Tuesday, April 26) and seven (Wednesday, April 27) will be in Allen.

All games in Idaho will begin at 7:10p.m. MT while the contests in Allen are slated to start at 6:05 p.m. MT.

The Steelheads went 2-1-1 against the Americans this season.