The Alaska Aces edged the Idaho Steelheads 2-1 in game five of the Western Conference Semifinals, eliminating the Steelheads from the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces won the series four games to one.
Brett Robinson scored Idaho's lone goal early in the second period. Alex Belzile wristed a rebound past Josh Robinson later in the frame to knot the score at one-apiece after forty minutes. Brendan Connolly scored the eventual game-winner less than a minute into the third period.