Griffins defeat Checkers 2-1

Griffins defeat Checkers 2-1

Grand Rapids Griffins Goaltender Tom McCollum’s 35-save performance helped his team take down the Charlotte Checkers 2-1 Sunday¬†at The Time Warner Cable Arena. With two games left on their schedule, Charlotte (37-34-1-2) started the game tied at 77 points for the eighth Western Conference playoff spot, with both the Rockford IceHogs and Oklahoma City Barons. […]

Griffins beat Hamilton Bulldogs in shoot out

Griffins beat Hamilton Bulldogs in shoot out

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the 10th round of Saturday’s shootout, Nathan Paetsch delivered a game-winning shot into the left side of the net, allowing the Grand Rapids Griffins to defeat the Hamilton Bulldogs 2-1 in a tough game at the Van Andel Arena. Paetsch led the Griffins ahead to the win, following Tom McCollum and Hamilton’s Dustin Tokarski […]

BRIEF: Grand Rapids clinches playoff berth

BRIEF: Grand Rapids clinches playoff berth

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]espite a 5-4 loss to the Rockford Ice Hogs Friday night, the Grand Rapids Griffins earned their first playoff berth in the month of March since 2009, as well as their first consecutive back-to-back berths since 2006 and 2007. Grand Rapids finished their season-high road trip with a 4-2-0-1 record. Landon Ferraro and Andrej Nestrasil […]