The Laval Rocket and forward Will Bitten never quite connected. Now they will. The Rocket and Bitten’s Springfield Thunderbirds meet in the Eastern Conference Finals, beginning with Saturday’s Game 1 in the AHL’s capital city.
The Laval Rocket are off to the Eastern Conference Finals after a wild 6-5 triple-overtime victory over the Rochester Americans on Wednesday night.
With two wins in a little more than 24 hours, the Laval Rocket find themselves one more victory away from the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Rochester Americans have very little time to make needed adjustments. The Laval Rocket have very little time to bask in their victory.
Danick Martel scored a franchise-record four goals to lead the Laval Rocket past Rochester, 6-1, in the opener of the North Division Finals at a sold-out Place Bell on Sunday evening.
Tous les billets sont vendus. Sold out. Be it French or English, those words mean another packed Place Bell as the Laval Rocket welcome the Rochester Americans for the North Division Finals
Gabriel Bourque scored 10:13 into overtime to send the Laval Rocket into the North Division Finals with a 3-2 victory over the Syracuse Crunch on Tuesday night.
Hugo Alnefelt made 24 saves in relief of an injured Max Lagace and Syracuse defeated Laval, 3-0, in Game 4 of their North Division semifinal series on Saturday afternoon.
A raucous crowd welcomed Calder Cup Playoff hockey to Laval on Thursday night, and the hometown Rocket obliged with a 4-1 win over Syracuse to take a 2-1 series lead in their North Division semifinal.
Brandon Gignac scored with 1:47 left in regulation to give the Laval Rocket their first-ever Calder Cup Playoff win, a 3-2 victory over Syracuse in Game 2 of their North Division semifinal series on Saturday.