-The Rapid City Rush are hoping to become the first team since the 2006 CHL Finals to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win a series. The Laredo Bucks fell behind Bossier-Shreveport 3-1 before rallying to win three straight games and the Presidents' Cup.
-Colorado is looking to make their fifth trip to the CHL Finals in their eighth season as a franchise. The Eagles won the title in 2005 and 2007 and then fell to Arizona in 2008 and Texas in 2009.
-Rookie Adam Chorneyko leads the Eagles in scoring during the post-season with 15 points (4-11=15).
-Colorado is 5-1 at home during the playoffs outscoring the opposition 27-16. The Eagles have won five straight home contests after losing their opening game in the first round to the Quad City Mallards.
-The Eagles are the lone remaining playoff team that has not allowed a shorthanded goal. Conversely, Colorado has scored a pair of shorthanded goals (Riley Nelson, Jason Beatty).
-The first period has been good to Rapid City as they are a +11 against the opposition in the opening period (21-10). Meanwhile, the Eagles are -3 in the opening period (11-14).
-Colorado is the top defensive team in the playoffs allowing 2.46 goals per game.
-Eagles forward Adam Hogg had one playoff goal in 19 games with the Eagles during the 2009 and 2010 post-seasons but has scored five goals in this year's post-season (10 games).
-Dating back to the conference semi finals, the Rapid City Rush have lost four straight road playoff games (two versus Fort Wayne and two versus Colorado).
-Rush forward Les Reaney (the 2010 CHL Playoff Most Valuable Player) ranks second in the league in playoff scoring with 18 points (8-10=18), the most by any player on any remaining team.
-Bossier-Shreveport returns to the CHL Finals for the third time (2004, 2006, 2011) and are looking to win their fourth championship. The Mudbugs won the WPHL Championship three straight years (1999, 2000 and 2001).
-Bossier-Shreveport has won five straight games as the home team (although one of those games was played at the Allen Event Center). The