IceHogs end drought with Game 1 win
Nearly seven years after their last win in a Calder Cup Playoff game, Rockford scored three times in the third period and defeated Texas, 4-2, in the opener of their Western Conference quarterfinal series at Cedar Park Center on Friday night.
Wolves hang on to even series
Former Comet Jeremy Welsh scored the deciding goal midway through the second period and Jordan Binnington made 12 of his 30 saves in the final frame as Chicago evened its best-of-five series with a 2-1 win over Utica in Game 2 on Friday night.
Penguins handle Crunch in opener
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton broke open a close game with three goals in a 100-second span and rolled to a 5-1 win over Syracuse in Game 1 of their best-of-five Eastern Conference quarterfinal on Friday night.