Grand Rapids Griffins Advance To Calder Cup Finals
The Grand Rapids Griffins earned a thrilling 5-4 victory at Van Andel Arena Wednesday night to gain a birth in the Calder Cup Finals!
The Grand Rapids Griffins and the Oklahoma City Barons met in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night in Grand Rapids. The game was tied 3-3 at the beginning of the third period.
Oklahoma scored next, the Griffins answered, then the Griffins scored again with 6:12 left and held on for the 5-4 win.
The Griffins will move on to face the Syracuse Crunch in the Calder Cup Finals. This will be the first appearance in the Calder Cup Finals for both teams.
Games 1 and 2 will take place Saturday and Sunday in Syracuse.
Here's the full Calder Cup Finals schedule:
- Game 1 - Saturday, June 8 at Syracuse - 7:00pm
- Game 2 - Sunday, June 9 at Syracuse - 6:00pm
- Game 3 - Wednesday, June 12 at Grand Rapids - 7:00pm
- Game 4 - Friday, June 14 at Grand Rapids - 7:00pm
- Game 5 - Saturday, June 15 at Grand Rapids - 7:00pm (if necessary)
- Game 6 - Tuesday, June 18 at Syracuse - 7:00pm (if necessary)
- Game 7 - Thursday, June 20 at Syracuse - 7:00pm (if necessary)