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Cyclones now halfway to Kelly Cup championship

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Cincinnati Cyclones are halfway to a Kelly Cup championship.

The Cyclones beat the Gwinnett Gladiators Tuesday night, 5-3, at U.S. Bank Arena to clinch the best of 7 series in 6 games. 

The Cyclones scored twice in both of the first two periods and added a fifth goal in the final period.

The Cyclones advance to the eastern conference finals. The team has eight wins now in the playoffs and needs eight more to win the franchise's third league championship.

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