Mrazek, Returning Red Wings lead Griffins Past Barons in Game 4

Posted at 12:19 AM, Jun 02, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok — Petr Mrazek made a career-high 40 saves and Joakim Andersson scored the games first goal to lead the Griffins to a 4-0 win over the Oklahoma City Barons in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. The series is now tied at 2-2.

Andersson scored on a power play in the first period after Gustav Nyquist found him all alone at the side of the net. Both Nyquist and Andersson were playing their first game with the Griffins since the Detroit Red Wings season ended.

Riley Sheahan and Landon Ferraro each scored in the second period. Jan Mursak added an empty-net power play goal late in the third period.

Mrazek stopped all 40 shots that he faced to earn his third shutout of this postseason. No other Griffins goaltender has more than one postseason shutout in their respective careers.

Grand Rapids will play Game 5 in Oklahoma City Sunday, and then return to Grand Rapids for Game 6 on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.