After wins on Saturday and Sunday, the Grand Rapids Griffins are just one win away from advancing to the first Calder Cup Finals in franchise history. The Griffins lead the Western Conference Finals 3-games-to-2 after goalie Petr Mrazek led the Griffins to a 4-0 shutout win on Saturday and a 3-0 shutout win on Sunday.
Petr Mrazek posted his second straight shutout on Sunday behind 37 saves, extending his personal shutout streak to 161:38 and his consecutive saves streak to 100, as he became just the 15th goalie in AHL history to post consecutive shutouts twice in the same postseason.
Game 6 is back in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on Tuesday night. Game time is 7:00pm; coverage starts at 6;40pm on NewsRadio WOOD 1300 and 106.9fm. Game 7, if necessary, would be played in Grand Rapids on Wednesday at 7:00pm.
The Griffins have held a 3-2 lead in a best-of-seven series on five prior occasions, ultimately winning four of them. Their only loss was to
In the two games since Joakim Andersson and Gustav Nyquist returned from
The Detroit News is reporting that Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser is joining the Griffins for the rest of the playoff run.
Highlights of Sunday's Game 5 win:
Highlights of Saturday's Game 4 win: