2006 Kelly Cup Playoffs
American Conference South Division Semi-Finals
vs. South Carolina Stingrays, April 15th - April 19th
PHOTOS BY DALE ZANINE
Game 1: April 15th
A fisheye view of Game 1.
Rick Emmett had his 6th post season goal in the Gladaitors 5-3 win in Game 1.
Brad Schell wheels through the neutral zone during Game 1 against South Carolina.
Joel Stepp helps Milan Gajic celebrate one his two goals during Game 1.
Adam Berkhoel makes one of his 17 saves during Game 1.
Gladiators forward Adam Courchaine redirects the game winning goal past
South Carolina netminder Davis Parley at the 3:12 mark of the third period.
Jeff Dwer muscles South Carolina's Anders Strom off the puck during Game 1. Dwyer
finished the regular season ranked first in plus/minus among Gwinnett defensemen.
Game 3: April 16th
Gladiators Captain Cam Brown ties up with South Carolina's Cail MacLean off a
faceoff during Game 2 of the series. Brown had an empty net goal for Gwinnett
in Game 1 of the series while collecting an assist on the empty netter in Game 3.
Jeff Campbell posted the Gladiators first goal of the game jamming the puck past
South Carolina netminder Davis Parley at the 11:23 mark of the first period
Adam Berkhoel finished with 25 saves to improve to 2-0 during the playoffs.
Troy Milam walks into the South Carolina zone in the second period of Game 2.
After Jeff Campbell got the Gladaitors back within two goals, Danny
Eberly beat South Carolina netminder Davis Parley with this shot to
cut the Stingrays lead to 4-3 heading into the second intermission.
The Gladaitors celebrate Milan Gajic's game tying goal with 22 seconds left
in the third period of Game 2. Gwinnett trailed by a 4-1 scoring in the second.
Scott Mifsud walks off the dasher board as he prepares to score the overtime
game winning goal in Game 2 of the series.
The Gladiators celebrate Scott Mifsud's game winning goal at the 6:02 mark of
overtime that capped a three goal come-from-behind victory.
Game 3: April 19th
(* - Game 3 Photos by Dan Hauck and Toby Jeffreys)
Milan Gajic rips a shot from the left wing circle during Game 3. Gajic scored
the game winner on a breakaway making it 2-0 in the second period for Gwinnett.
Sean Fields got the start in Game 3 and made 26 saves for Gwinnett in the 3-1 win.
Guillaume Desbiens looks to jam the puck past South Carolina Netminder Davis
Parley in Game 3 as Gladiators forward Brad Schell looks on.
Joel Stepp moves up ice during Game 3 of the Division Semi-Final series.
Joel Stepp comes in to congradulate Scott Mifsud after Mifsud scored Gwinnett's
first goal of Game 3 in the first period.
Gwinnett looks to move the puck out of its own end during the third period.
The customary playoff handshake following Game 3 as Gwinnett completed the
3-games-to-0 sweep with the 3-1 win over the South Carolina Stingrays.