GRAND RAPIDS, Mich – In the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup Finals, the Grand Rapids Griffins managed to overcome the juggernaut that was the Syracuse Crunch. Entering the Final series the Crunch had been almost unstoppable. They had dispatched each of their opponents with relative ease.
In game five of the Calder Cup Final, the Crunch reclaimed some of their swagger with a 5-2 win. But it was far from the convincing style they had exhibited earlier in the tournament.
Pro Hockey News was there for the Calder Cup and present this photo essay as a reminder of the past season and tease for the season to come just weeks away now.