The Aces will appear in the Kelly Cup Finals for the fourth time in their 11 seasons in the ECHL. 

John Ramage and Turner Elson scored goals five minutes apart in the opening period as Alaska took down Bakersfield, 4-1 in Tuesday's game six of the Western Conference Finals at Sullivan Arena.  The Aces won the last three games of the series after falling in a 2-1 hole, scoring four goals in each of the last three victories.

Jordan Morrison and captain Nick Mazzolini also scored for the Aces.  Mazzolini finished with a goal and two assists for his third consecutive three-point game.

Alaska outshot Bakersfield, 32-17 and Gerald Coleman held strong, making 16 saves.

The Aces move on to face the Cincinnati Cyclones in the Kelly Cup Finals beginning on Friday in Anchorage.  Cincinnati also clinched its conference finals series on Tuesday, defeating Greenville, 3-2 in overtime of game six.  Both Alaska and Cincinnati are already two-time Kelly Cup champions.