04/03/14 - 9:35pm
It’s the Ice Dogs vs. the underdogs.
History, both current and ancient, has the Fairbanks Ice Dogs as the favorites in a first-round, best-of-five playoff series that opens today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Fairbanks.
Game 3 and Game 4, if necessary, are Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Game 5 would be April 12 in Fairbanks.
“Obviously, they are a good team and we have the underdog mind-set,” Kenai River forward Alec Butcher said. “Fairbanks is not the easiest place to play.