The 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs of the ECHL started on April 5, 2013, following the end of the 2012–13 ECHL regular season. The playoff format changed from that of the 2012 postseason; 16 teams qualified for the playoffs, the top eight teams from both the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference. First-round series were scheduled as best-of-seven, where in prior years they were best-of-five.
After the regular season, 16 teams qualified for the playoffs. The Alaska Aces were the Western Conference regular season champions and the Brabham Cup winners with the best record and 106 points, making them the first team in league history to win the Brabham Cup in three consecutive seasons. The Reading Royals earned the top seed in the Eastern Conference and finished the season with 99 points.
- Reading Royals - Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference champions, 99 points.
- Cincinnati Cyclones - North Division champions, 92 points.
- Gwinnett Gladiators - South Division champions, 89 points.
- Florida Everblades - 89 points.
- Elmira Jackals - 87 points.
- South Carolina Stingrays - 84 points.
- Toledo Walleye - 83 points.
- Greenville Road Warriors - 80 points.
- Alaska Aces - Western Conference and Mountain Division champions, Brabham Cup winner, 106 points.
- Ontario Reign - Pacific Division champions, 99 points.
- Idaho Steelheads - 97 points.
- Stockton Thunder - 83 points.
- Las Vegas Wranglers - 79 points.
- Colorado Eagles - 75 points.
- Utah Grizzlies - 71 points.
- San Francisco Bulls - 59 points.
|Conference Quarterfinals||Conference Semifinals||Conference Finals||Kelly Cup Finals|
- ↑ Press release (March 31, 2013). "Schedule for Kelly Cup playoffs conference quarterfinals". ECHL. Retrieved April 9, 2013.
- ↑ Press release (March 23, 2013). Alaska Wins Third Straight Brabham Cup. ECHL. Retrieved on April 9, 2013.
- ↑ Press release (March 31, 2013). Schedule for Kelly Cup quarterfinals. ECHL. Retrieved on April 9, 2013.
- ↑ Press release (April 18, 2013). Preview of Conference Semifinals of Kelly Cup Playoffs. ECHL. Retrieved on April 18, 2013.
- ↑ Press release (May 12, 2013). Schedule for 2013 Kelly Cup Finals. ECHL. Retrieved on May 12, 2013.
See also Edit
2012 Kelly Cup playoffs
|Kelly Cup Playoffs|
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2014 Kelly Cup playoffs
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