With a win against the Grand Rapids Griffins on Friday, the Chicago Wolves became the first time in the Central Division to punch their ticket to the Calder Cup Playoffs. This is the third-consecutive season Chicago will play postseason hockey, and the second time under head coach Rocky Thompson.
The two Texas teams join the Central Division, and the Cleveland Monsters have moved to the North, meaning that the AHL's toughest division has only gotten tougher. Which of the five teams in this division who played some bonus hockey will be one of the top four this season?
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - For the first time in team history, the South Carolina Stingrays replaced a departed head coach with someone from outside the organization
GRAND RAPIDS, MI- After blowing a lead in game 2 and playing undisciplined in game 3, the Grand Rapids Griffins came into game 4 looking to save their season
WINNIPEG, MAN - Heading into the playoffs series, Grand Rapids had Manitoba's number all regular season. Grand Rapids had not lost in Winnipeg all this...
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH- After getting off to a start so rough it was questioned for a time if they would make the playoffs, the defending Calder Cup Champion Grand Rapids Griffins been red hot since late December.
WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI, USA - With playoffs looming closer and closer in the Western Conference, The Sin Bin's Cameron Turner (@SinBinStars) and Samantha Hoffmann...
ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Chicago Wolves looked to rebound Sunday from a 5-3 loss to the Rockford IceHogs. Division rival Grand Rapids Griffins traveled...
HERSHEY, Pa. - Check out this photo gallery from The Sin Bin's Amanda Statland of the inter-conference tilt between the defending Calder Cup champion Grand Rapids Griffins and Hershey Bears at GIANT Center
The AHL's Central Division features a team that's turned the corner after a slow start, the Chicago Wolves, and the defending Calder Cup champions who might miss the playoffs altogether -- the Grand Rapids Griffins