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Portland
2010-11 Stats
Atlantic Division Semifinal – Series “A” (best-of-7)
A1-Portland Pirates vs. A3-Connecticut Whale

Game 1 – Thu., Apr. 14 – Connecticut at Portland, 7:00 ET
Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 16 – Connecticut at Portland, 7:00 ET
Game 3 – Sun., Apr. 17 – Portland at Connecticut, 6:00 ET
Game 4 – Tue., Apr. 19 – Portland at Connecticut, 7:00 ET
*Game 5 – Thu., Apr. 21 – Connecticut at Portland, 7:00 ET
*Game 6 – Sat., Apr. 23 – Portland at Connecticut, 7:00 ET
*Game 7 – Mon., Apr. 25 – Connecticut at Portland, 7:00 ET
Connecticut
2010-11 Stats

 

Regular Season Comparison
 
Calder Cup Playoff History
  Previous Playoff Meetings
  Portland Connecticut     Portland Connecticut     Portland Connecticut
Record 47-24-7-4 40-32-2-6   Appearances 14th 13th   2008 DSF W, 4-1  
Points 103 88   2010 Result Lost div. semi DNQ   2006 DF W, 4-3  
Home 25-8-6-1 19-17-2-2   Record (games) 64-62 57-58   2004 DSF   W, 4-1
Road 22-16-1-1 21-15-0-4   Record (series) 12-12 11-11        
Goals for 280 221   OT record 10-15 9-13        
Goals against 238 223   Calder Cup titles 1 (1994) 1 (2000)        
PP% (rank) 18.8 (13) 19.3 (10)   Losing finalist 1 (1996) 0        
PK% (rank) 82.3 (16) 82.4 (14)   Deepest advance Won Cup Won Cup        

 

2010-11 Regular Season Series
  Portland Connecticut   Results  
Record 3-2-3-0 (9 pts.) 5-3-0-0 (10 pts.)   Dec. 29 POR 1 at CT 2 (OT)
  at POR
1-1-2-0 3-1-0-0   Dec. 31 CT 5 at POR 4 (OT)
  at CT
2-1-1-0 2-2-0-0   Jan. 14 CT 0 at POR 3
Goals 20 21   Jan. 29 POR 3 at CT 2
Power play 3/34 (8.8%) 5/32 (15.6%)   Feb. 5 CT 4 at POR 3
Scoring Crawford: 8gp, 1-5-6 Kolarik: 9gp, 4-5-9   Feb. 6 POR 3 at CT 2
  Tropp: 8gp, 0-6-6 Redden: 7gp, 1-6-7   Feb. 21 CT 2 at POR 1 (OT)
  McCauley: 8gp, 1-4-5 Newbury: 6gp, 2-2-4   Apr. 3 POR 2 at CT 4
  Mancari: 7gp, 3-1-4        
Goaltending Leggio: 3-1-0, 2.01 Johnson: 3-2-0, 2.39      
  Enroth: 0-4-0, 3.24 Grumet-Morris: 2-0-0, 2.51      
    *includes 3 GP with SPR      

SERIES NOTEBOOK:
Portland and Connecticut meet in the postseason for the fourth time in eight years... The Whale won five of eight meetings in the regular season, including three in overtime... The Pirates have lost three consecutive series since reaching the conference finals in 2008, and carry an eight-game playoff losing streak into this postseason... AHL Rookie of the Year Luke Adam, who co-led all AHL rookies with 29 goals in the regular season, was held to 0-3-3 in five games vs. Connecticut... David Leggio had a .943 save percentage (3-1-0, 2.01) in his four starts vs. the Whale... Portland head coach Kevin Dineen played 587 career games with the NHL’s Hartford Whalers... Connecticut, which was known as the Hartford Wolf Pack from 1997-2010, has dropped four series in a row and six of seven playoff series since getting to the conference finals in 2004... Whale forward Jeremy Williams tied a career high with 32 goals in the regular season... Wade Redden is a veteran of 101 Stanley Cup Playoff games, reaching the Finals with Ottawa in 2007... Dov Grumet-Morris, who played 11 games for the Pirates in 2006-07, was 13-5-1 in 22 appearances for Connecticut in 2010-11... Connecticut enters a series as the lower seed for the first time since losing to division-champion Portland in the 2006 Atlantic finals, and for just the third time in 23 series ever.