Aces' struggles aren't from lack of trying
There are often obvious signs a struggling hockey team has checked out for the season: The forward who eschews finishing his check in favor of a fly-by; the defenseman who avoids blocking a laser from the point; the goaltender whose second-effort appears third-rate.
Yet the Alaska Aces, for whom the ECHL’s Kelly Cup playoffs are but a pipe dream — they’re 14 points out of playoff position with 14 games to go — haven’t given up the hard labor the sport’s culture demands.
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