SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced the schedule for the Pacific Division Finals of the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs.
The series will pit the Ontario Reign, top development affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, against the San Diego Gulls, top affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks.
Pacific Division Finals – Series “L” (best-of-7)
P1-Ontario Reign vs. P2-San Diego Gulls
Game 1 – Thu., May 5 – San Diego at Ontario, 10:00
Game 2 – Sat., May 7 – Ontario at San Diego, 10:05
Game 3 – Sun., May 8 – San Diego at Ontario, 10:00
Game 4 – Fri., May 13 – Ontario at San Diego, 10:05
*Game 5 – Sat., May 14 – San Diego at Ontario, 10:00
*Game 6 – Mon., May 16 – Ontario at San Diego, 10:05
*Game 7 – Wed., May 18 – San Diego at Ontario, 10:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern
Both teams advanced to the second round with wins on Friday night. Ontario eliminated San Jose with a 4-1 victory, while San Diego defeated Texas, 6-2, to close out the Stars.
In operation since 1936 and celebrating its 80th season this year, the American Hockey League continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams. Nearly 90 percent of all players competing in the NHL are AHL graduates, and through the years the American Hockey League has been home to more than 100 honored members of the Hockey Hall of Fame.