The Brampton Beast continue to make franchise history following a thrilling game six win against the Reading Royals on Monday night. With this win the Beast secured their spot in round two of the Kelly Cup Playoffs – the North Division Finals.
Beast fans were treated to a thrilling and evenly matched first round against the Royals, with highlights including a double overtime victory in game five, consistently superb play from goaltender Zach Fucale, and franchise playoff record-breaking performances from a number of Beast players.
The second round, set to commence tonight - Thursday April 27th at 7:15pm – will see the Beast kick off their series against the Manchester Monarchs. The Monarchs, who faced off against the Adirondack Thunder in the first round, closed up their respective series on Monday night, effectively ousting the Thunder after only five games.
In an overview of this second round matchup for the Beast, it should be noted that the two teams met only three times during the 2016-2017 ECHL regular season, with the Beast owning a slight 2-1-0-0 edge over their division rivals. Following tonight’s game, the Beast will play game two in Brampton on Saturday April 29th at 7:15pm, then head out to Manchester for games 3,4, and 5 (if necessary).
For more information about the Brampton Beast and to reserve your tickets for the Kelly Cup Playoffs North Division Finals, please visit www.bramptonbeast.com or call (905)564-1684.