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Game 7 Win Sends Griffins to Calder Cup Finals

Posted at 3:18 AM, Jun 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-10 14:54:31-04
06-05-13 Griffins win Mark Newman

Courtesy: Grand Rapids Griffins

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins defeated the Oklahoma City Barons in game 7 on Wednesday night. Their 5-4 victory sends the Griffins to the Calder Cup Finals, the first ever for the franchise.

The Griffins will now face the Syracuse Crunch. Games 1 and 2 will be played this Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 at the Onondaga County War Memorial. Both teams are making their Calder Cup debut. The complete schedule can be found here.

Tickets will be available for purchase for Games 3 and 4 and the potential Game 5 at Van Andel Arena will go on sale to the public Thursday at 10:00 a.m. They can also be purchased at The Zone at Van Andel Arena and all Star Tickets locations, by phone at (800) 585-3737, or through griffinshockey.com. All three games will feature $2 beers and $2 hot dogs from 6-8 p.m.

Anyone interested in obtaining Griffins merchandise can check out the online offerings here.  To stay updated with the team as they hit the road, you can find their official Facebook page here.