Friday night, two Calder Cup hopefuls from the Pacific Division begin the next stage in their 2018-19 campaigns.
May 2nd brought with it game two of the opening round match up between the Chicago Wolves, who were looking to double their series lead, and the Iowa Wild, who wanted to steal one game before returning home.
It was a game of inches at the Allstate Arena Wednesday night in game one of the Central Division Finals between the Chicago Wolves and Iowa Wild.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.- The Charlotte Checkers won the Macgregor Kilpatrick trophy with 110 points in the 2018-19 regular season, but dropped three-of-four contests against their Atlantic Division Final opponents, the Hershey Bears. Can the Checkers overcome the Bears in the playoffs and advance to the East Final?
Needing five games apiece to move on, the Central Division Final features the #1 and #3 seeds, the Chicago Wolves and Iowa Wild.
The Chicago Wolves had come back from two series deficits, 1-0 and 2-1, in order to force a game five against the Grand Rapids Griffins. Entering Sunday’s rubber match, head coach Rocky Thompson noted Chicago would only move onto the second round if it excelled at its own style of play, and did not allow Grand Rapids to get under its skin.
Check out this best shots collection from Sarah Hobday from game four of the opening round series between the Providence Bruins and Charlotte Checkers!
BAKERSFIELD, Ca. - It took a three-goal third period for the Condors to send the Colorado Eagles home.
The Charlotte Checkers played host to the Providence Bruins in Game Four of their Atlantic Division Semifinal Friday night...
In his AHL debut, the Edmonton Oilers' 2018 first round pick Evan Bouchard scored three points in the Bakersfield Condors 5-2 win over the Colorado Eagles