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AHL Morning Skate: 5.7.17

Take a game-day spin around the AHL ice with latest news and notes from the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs in today’s AHL Morning Skate.

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Game 2 – 5:00 ET, AHL Live
(PRO leads series, 1-0)

The Atlantic Division Finals continue this evening as Hershey hosts Providence in Game 2… The Bruins scored three quick goals midway through the first period – including two shorthanded markers on the same minor – en route to a 3-1 win in Game 1 last night… Austin Czarnik (1-1-2) netted his first goal of the playoffs 10:08 into the game to give Providence a 1-0 lead… Colby Cave (1-3-4) and Jake DeBrusk (4-1-5) then scored 56 seconds apart while Providence was skating down a man to open up a three-goal cushion… Zane McIntyre (4-2, 2.13, .939) made 24 saves, and has stopped 101 of 105 shots (.962) during the Bruins’ current three-game winning streak… Nathan Walker (2-2-4) scored the Bears’ only goal in Game 1, an extra-attacker goal with 2:26 to play… Walker now has a point in three straight games (1-2-3)… Pheonix Copley (3-3, 2.32, .924) finished with 19 saves for Hershey… The Bears were 0-for-3 on the power play in Game 1, falling to 0-for-16 this postseason… Providence has been outshot 81-61 in the first period of its six playoff games, but has outscored its opponents 8-0… Hershey has lost three consecutive home games in the same postseason for the first time in the franchise’s 79-year history.

 

Atlantic Division Finals – Series “I” (best-of-7)
A3-Hershey Bears vs. A4-Providence Bruins
Game 1 – Sat., May 6 – Providence 3, HERSHEY 1
Game 2 – Sun., May 7 – Providence at Hershey, 5:00
Game 3 – Thu., May 11 – Hershey at Providence, 7:05
Game 4 – Fri., May 12 – Hershey at Providence, 7:05
*Game 5 – Sun., May 14 – Hershey at Providence, 3:05
*Game 6 – Tue., May 16 – Providence at Hershey, 7:00
*Game 7 – Wed., May 17 – Providence at Hershey, 7:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern


 
Game 3 – Tuesday, 7:00 ET, AHL Live
(SYR leads series, 2-0)
 

North Division Finals – Series “J” (best-of-7)
N1-Syracuse Crunch vs. N2-Toronto Marlies
Game 1 – Fri., May 5 – SYRACUSE 3, Toronto 1
Game 2 – Sat., May 6 – SYRACUSE 8, Toronto 5
Game 3 – Tue., May 9 – Syracuse at Toronto, 7:00
Game 4 – Wed., May 10 – Syracuse at Toronto, 7:00
*Game 5 – Sat., May 13 – Toronto at Syracuse, 7:00
*Game 6 – Mon., May 15 – Syracuse at Toronto, 7:00
*Game 7 – Wed., May 17 – Toronto at Syracuse, 7:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern


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Game 4 – Monday, 7:00 ET, AHL Live
(GR leads series, 2-1)
 

Central Division Finals – Series “K” (best-of-7)
C1-Chicago Wolves vs. C2-Grand Rapids Griffins
Game 1 – Wed., May 3 – Grand Rapids 4, CHICAGO 1
Game 2 – Fri., May 5 – CHICAGO 7, Grand Rapids 3
Game 3 – Sat., May 6 – GRAND RAPIDS 4, Chicago 2
Game 4 – Mon., May 8 – Chicago at Grand Rapids, 7:00
Game 5 – Sat., May 13 – Grand Rapids at Chicago, 8:00
*Game 6 – Mon., May 15 – Chicago at Grand Rapids, 7:00
*Game 7 – Tue., May 16 – Grand Rapids at Chicago, 8:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern


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Game 3 – Wednesday, 10:00 ET, AHL Live
(Series tied, 1-1)

Pacific Division Finals – Series “L” (best-of-7)
P1-San Jose Barracuda vs. P2-San Diego Gulls
Game 1 – Fri., May 5 – San Diego 3, SAN JOSE 2 (OT)
Game 2 – Sat., May 6 – SAN JOSE 5, San Diego 1
Game 3 – Wed., May 10 – San Jose at San Diego, 10:00
Game 4 – Fri., May 12 – San Jose at San Diego, 10:00
Game 5 – Sat., May 13 – San Jose at San Diego, 10:00
*Game 6 – Tue., May 16 – San Diego at San Jose, 10:00
*Game 7 – Wed., May 17 – San Diego at San Jose, 10:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern


Yesterday’s Recaps
#HERvsPRO: Bruins open series with win in Hershey
#SYRvsTOR: Crunch erupt for eight goals, 2-0 series lead
#CHIvsGR: Griffins double up Wolves in Game 3
#SJvsSD: Barracuda cruise to Game 2 win


Working Overtime
There have been 12 overtime games played in the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs so far:

May 5 – San Diego 3, SAN JOSE 2 (Kevin Roy, 0:38)
*May 2 – SAN JOSE 2, Stockton 1 (Ryan Carpenter, 8:52)
*Apr. 28 – TORONTO 2, Albany 1 (Justin Holl, 46:43)
*Apr. 28 – SYRACUSE 2, St. John’s 1 (Gabriel Dumont, 2:18)
*Apr. 26 – Grand Rapids 3, MILWAUKEE 2 (Kyle Criscuolo, 10:03)
Apr. 26 – TORONTO 3, Albany 2 (Colin Greening, 0:45)
Apr. 26 – Lehigh Valley 2, HERSHEY 1 (Chris Conner, 1:49)
Apr. 23 – Charlotte 4, CHICAGO 3 (Connor Brickley, 9:28)
Apr. 23 – W-B/Scranton 6, PROVIDENCE 5 (Derrick Pouliot, 7:49)
Apr. 22 – Syracuse 4, ST. JOHN’S 3 (Tye McGinn, 30:37)
Apr. 21 – GRAND RAPIDS 4, Milwaukee 3 (Tomas Nosek, 9:32)
Apr. 21 – Hershey 1, LEHIGH VALLEY 0 (Nathan Walker, 7:38)
*clinched series


Alumni Watch
In Stanley Cup Playoff action yesterday, Kyle Turris scored 6:28 into overtime as Ottawa rallied past the N.Y. Rangers, 5-4… Andre Burakovsky had a goal and an assist and Braden Holtby made 20 saves as Washington beat Pittsburgh, 4-2.

In the 2017 IIHF World Championships yesterday, William Nylander recorded two goals and an assist as Sweden defeated Germany, 7-2… 2012 Calder Cup champion Radko Gudas scored in the Czech Republic’s 6-1 win over Belarus.


On This Date
May 7, 2015 Curtis Hamilton scores 16 seconds into the fourth overtime period to give Oklahoma City a 2-1 win over Utica in Game 1 of their second-round series… The Barons’ Richard Bachman (56 saves) and the Comets’ Jacob Markstrom (65 saves) combine to stop 121 of 124 shots in the five-hour, 12-minute marathon.

May 7, 1975 – The Springfield Indians capture the Calder Cup with a 4-0 win over New Haven.

May 7, 1969 – The Hershey Bears win their fourth Calder Cup with a 3-0 victory over visiting Quebec.


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