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From: The American Hockey League > News

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Conference finals schedules set

May 17, 2017
 

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced the schedule for the third round of the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs.

In the Eastern Conference Finals, the Providence Bruins (top development team of the Boston Bruins) will face the Syracuse Crunch (Tampa Bay Lightning) beginning Friday in Providence. Both teams advanced to the conference finals with Game 7 wins in their respective division final series tonight.

Providence is heading to the conference finals for the first time since 2009; Syracuse will be making the third appearance in the conference finals in franchise history, and its first since 2013.

In the Western Conference Finals, the San Jose Barracuda (San Jose Sharks) are set to take on the Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit Red Wings) beginning Saturday. Both teams closed out their second-round series in five games.

Eastern Conference Finals – Series “M” (best-of-7)
A4-Providence Bruins vs. N1-Syracuse Crunch
Game 1 – Fri., May 19 – Syracuse at Providence, 7:05
Game 2 – Sun., May 21 – Syracuse at Providence, 7:05
Game 3 – Wed., May 24 – Providence at Syracuse, 7:00
Game 4 – Fri., May 26 – Providence at Syracuse, 7:00
*Game 5 – Sat., May 27 – Providence at Syracuse, 7:00
*Game 6 – Tue., May 30 – Syracuse at Providence, 7:05
*Game 7 – Wed., May 31 – Syracuse at Providence, 7:05
*if necessary… All times Eastern

Western Conference Finals – Series “N” (best-of-7)
P1-San Jose Barracuda vs. C2-Grand Rapids Griffins
Game 1 – Sat., May 20 – Grand Rapids at San Jose, 9:00
Game 2 – Sun., May 21 – Grand Rapids at San Jose, 8:00
Game 3 – Wed., May 24 – San Jose at Grand Rapids, 7:00
Game 4 – Fri., May 26 – San Jose at Grand Rapids, 7:00
*Game 5 – Sat., May 27 – San Jose at Grand Rapids, 7:00
*Game 6 – Tue., May 30 – Grand Rapids at San Jose, 10:00
*Game 7 – Wed., May 31 – Grand Rapids at San Jose, 10:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern ...

 

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From: The Hockey Writers > Previews & Predictions

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Calder Cup Playoffs Preview: Griffins vs. Barracuda

May 18th, 2017

Tom Mitsos

The Grand Rapids Griffins and San Jose Barracuda fight for a spot in the Calder Cup final.

The Griffins find themselves in the Western Conference Final for the second time in the past three seasons.

The San Jose Barracuda, winners of the Pacific Division, reached the Western Conference Final for the first time in their young history, having moved to San Jose last season. A year ago, they lost to the Ontario Reign in the opening round.

Let’s take a look at the matchup that begins Saturday at San Jose. ...

 

Read more at: http://thehockeywriters.com/calder-cup-playoffs-preview-griffins-vs-barracuda/

 

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From: TheSinBin.net > AHL

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AHL Eastern Conference Finals Preview: Syracuse Crunch vs. Providence Bruins

By Matthew Wiemasz

May 19, 2017

The matchup for the Eastern Conference Finals is set, pitting the Providence Bruins against the Syracuse Crunch. The fight for a spot in the Calder Cup Final begins Friday night in Providence. ...

 

Read more at: http://thesinbin.net/ahl-eastern-conference-finals-preview-syracuse-crunch-vs-providence-bruins/

 

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