Friday, June 14, 2013

Jurco Closing In On AHL Championship

Tomas Jurco and the Grand Rapids Griffins are a win away from a Calder Cup Championship.

The Griffins, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, lead the Calder Cup Final 3-0 entering tonight’s Game 4 against the Syracuse Crunch.

Game time this evening is 8pm Atlantic. All games of the Calder Cup Final can be seen for free on AHL Live.

The Griffins won the first two games of the series in Syracuse, defeating the Crunch 3-1 and 6-4. On Wednesday, Grand Rapids returned home and took a 3-0 series lead with a 4-2 victory.

Jurco’s only point in the series so far was a goal in Game 2. He has a solid eight goals and six assists in 21 playoff games this year.

The Crunch roster also features a former Sea Dogs forward in Danick Gauthier. He has not played in the post-season.

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