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

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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.

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.

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