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Griffins ride into postseason

The Grand Rapids Griffins clinched a 2016 Calder Cup Playoff berth on Sunday evening with a 5-2 win over the Rochester Americans.

In their first season under head coach Todd Nelson, the Griffins lost nine of their first 11 games this season (2-8-0-1) but are 41-17-1-0 since, including winning streaks of 15 games and 13 games.

Grand Rapids is heading to the postseason for the fourth year in a row; the team won the Calder Cup in 2013 and reached the Western Conference finals in 2015.

Seven of the 16 playoff spots in the American Hockey League postseason have now been claimed. For more information and daily updates on the playoff races, check out the official AHL Playoff Primer