The matchup

Who: Fort Wayne Komets (45-19-8, 98 points) vs. Quad-City Mallards (40-28-4, 84 points)

What: ECHL playoffs, Round 1

The schedule

Game 1: Friday, at Fort Wayne, 7 p.m.

Game 2: Saturday, at Fort Wayne, 6:30 p.m.

Game 3: Wednesday, April 19, at Quad-City, 6:35 p.m.

Game 4: Friday, April 21, at Quad-City, 7:05 p.m.

Game 5: Saturday, April 22, at Quad-City, 7:05 p.m.*

Game 6: Monday, April 24, at Fort Wayne, 6:30 p.m.*

Game 7: Wednesday, April 26, at Fort Wayne, 6:30 p.m.*

* — if necessary

Stat rankings

;Komets;Mallards

Goals/game;3.67 (T-6th);3.22 (16th)

Goals against/game;2.92 (6th);3.06 (11th)

Power play;21.4% (6th); 12.4 (26th)

Penalty kill;82.3 (14th);83.5 (8th)

Leading scorers

Fort Wayne

Mike Cazzola, F

G: 30;A: 46;P: 76

Kyle Thomas, F

G: 27;A: 42;P: 69

Quad-City

Chris Francis, F

G: 27;A: 33;P: 60

Justin Kovacs, F

G: 20;A: 40;P: 60

Players to watch

Fort Wayne

Jamie Schaafsma

G: 17;A: 45;P: 62

Gabriel Desjardins, F

G: 20;A: 26;P: 46

Jason Binkley, D

G: 7;A: 37;P: 44

Quad-City

Michael Parks, F

G: 29;A: 27;P: 56

Sam Warning, F

G: 24;A: 30;P: 54

Guillaume Gelinas, D

G: 9;A: 22;P: 31

Season series

Oct. 14 — Fort Wayne 6, Quad-City 2

Oct. 15 — Fort Wayne 3, Quad-City 1

Nov. 18 — Fort Wayne 5, Quad-City 1

Nov. 26 — Quad-City 6, Fort Wayne 2

Dec. 21 — Fort Wayne 4, Quad-City 3

Jan. 4 — Fort Wayne 6, Quad-City 2

Jan. 7 — Fort Wayne 5, Quad-City 1

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Jan. 14 — Quad-City 4, Fort Wayne 3

Feb. 22 — Quad-City 3, Fort Wayne 2 (SO)

March 24 — Quad-City 4, Fort Wayne 3 (OT)

April 7 — Fort Wayne 5, Quad-City 2

April 8 — Fort Wayne 6, Quad-City 1

Goaltending summary

Fort Wayne

PAT NAGLE

Record: 15-3-4

GAA: 2.23

SV%: .916

GARRETT BARTUS

Record: 21-7-1

GAA: 2.68

SV%: .905

Quad-City

C.J. MOTTE

Record: 20-11-2

GAA: 2.68

SV%: .917

ADAM VAY

Record: 20-17-2

GAA: 3.03

SV%: .900

— Compiled by Bobby Metcalf

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