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Penguins-Checkers schedule set

The American Hockey League has announced the following schedule for the East Division Finals series in the 2011 Calder Cup Playoffs:

East Division Final – Series “J” (best-of-7)
E1-Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs. E3-Charlotte Checkers
Game 1 – Thu., Apr. 28 – Charlotte at W-B/Scranton, 7:05
Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 30 – Charlotte at W-B/Scranton, 7:05
Game 3 – Mon., May 2 – W-B/Scranton at Charlotte, 7:00
Game 4 – Wed., May 4 – W-B/Scranton at Charlotte, 7:00
*Game 5 – Fri., May 6 – W-B/Scranton at Charlotte, 7:00
*Game 6 – Sat., May 7 – Charlotte at W-B/Scranton, 7:05
*Game 7 – Mon., May 9 – Charlotte at W-B/Scranton, 7:05

*if necessary… All times Eastern

The Penguins, who finished with the best regular-season record in the AHL in 2010-11, lost the first two games of their division semifinal to the Norfolk Admirals before winning four straight. The Checkers eliminated the two-time defending Calder Cup champion Hershey Bears with an overtime victory in Game 6 on Sunday evening.