ROSEMONT, Ill - In the playoffs, each game is the chance to be a different team than you were the game prior. Entering Saturday's...
PROVIDENCE, RI- The Charlotte Checkers and Providence Bruins opened their Atlantic Division Semifinal with a flurry of offense in a nine-goal affair.
Despite five total goals, it was the goalies who shined in Friday night's opening round of the Calder Cup playoffs. In a battle of two Calder Cup playoff first-timers, the Condors got the last laugh as Bakersfield defeated Colorado 3-2.
“I’M DISAPPOINTED THAT WE DIDN’T PUSH BACK… WHEN THERE’S NO PUSHBACK, YOU DON’T HAVE NET PRESENCE, YOU DON’T HAVE FORECHECKS, YOU’RE NOT HITTING, YOU’RE GOING BACK AND YOU’RE DEFENDING LONGER THAN YOU SHOULD. I THINK IT’S ALL A RESULT BECAUSE WE WERE GETTING OUTWORKED BY THE END OF IT. OUTWORKED AND OUTCOMPETED, OUTBATTLED IN THE LAST 30 MINUTES AND THEY WERE ABLE TO WIN A GAME AND REALLY EMBARRASSED US IN THE PROCESS.”
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Checkers finished with the best record in the entire American Hockey League during the 2018-19 regular season, but they have a difficult matchup against the Providence Bruins in round one.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors and Colorado Eagles are set to face off in a battle of two Calder Cup Playoffs first-timers.
This first round match up brings American Hockey League fans a meeting of the two teams which have been viewed for the majority of the season as the best in the Central Division, the Chicago Wolves and the Grand Rapids Griffins.