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The 2017 Calder Cup playoffs of the American Hockey League began on April 20, 2017, with the playoff format that was introduced in 2016. The sixteen teams that qualified, eight from each conference, played best-of-five series in the division semifinals, with the playoffs continuing with best-of-seven series for the division finals, conference finals, and Calder Cup finals. The Grand Rapids Griffins won their second Calder Cup championship by defeating the Syracuse Crunch 4-games-to-2 in the finals, in a repeat of the 2013 finals.

Playoff seeds[]

After the 2016–17 AHL regular season, 16 teams qualified for the playoffs. The top four teams in each division ranked by points percentage (points earned divided by points available) qualify for the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs.[1]

At the end of the regular season, the following teams qualified (with points percentage):

Eastern Conference[]

Atlantic Division[]

  1. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins – 107 points (.704)
  2. Lehigh Valley Phantoms – 101 points (.664)
  3. Hershey Bears – 97 points (.638)
  4. Providence Bruins – 96 points (.632)

North Division[]

  1. Syracuse Crunch – 90 points (.592)
  2. Toronto Marlies – 89 points (.586)
  3. Albany Devils – 83 points (.546)
  4. St. John's IceCaps – 82 points (.539)

Western Conference[]

Central Division[]

  1. Chicago Wolves – 101 points (.664)
  2. Grand Rapids Griffins – 100 points (.658)
  3. Milwaukee Admirals – 93 points (.612)
  4. Charlotte Checkers – 86 points (.566), 36 ROWs

Pacific Division[]

  1. San Jose Barracuda – 95 points (.699)
  2. San Diego Gulls – 89 points (.664)
  3. Ontario Reign – 83 points (.619)
  4. Stockton Heat – 76 points (.567)

Bracket[]

  Division semifinals[2] Division finals Conference finals Calder Cup final
                                     
A1  W-B/Scranton 2  
A4  Providence 3  
  A4  Providence 4  
  A3  Hershey 3  
A2  Lehigh Valley 2
A3  Hershey 3  
  A4  Providence 1  
Eastern Conference
  N1  Syracuse 4  
N1  Syracuse 3  
N4  St. John's 1  
  N1  Syracuse 4
  N2  Toronto 3  
N2  Toronto 3
N3  Albany 1  
  N1  Syracuse 2
  C2  Grand Rapids 4
C1  Chicago 3  
C4  Charlotte 2  
  C1  Chicago 1
  C2  Grand Rapids 4  
C2  Grand Rapids 3
C3  Milwaukee 0  
  C2  Grand Rapids 4
Western Conference
  P1  San Jose 1  
P1  San Jose 3  
P4  Stockton 2  
  P1  San Jose 4
  P2  San Diego 1  
P2  San Diego 3
P3  Ontario 2  


Division semifinals[]

Note 1: All times are in Eastern Time (UTC−04:00).
Note 2: Game times in italics signify games to be played only if necessary.
Note 3: Home team is listed first.

Eastern Conference[]

(A1) Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs. (A4) Providence Bruins[]

April 21 Providence Bruins 2 – 1 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
Jake DeBrusk (1) – pp – 12:11 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 16:34 – Jean-Sebastien Dea (1)
Danton Heinen (1) – pp – 6:12 Third period No scoring
Zane McIntyre 30 saves / 31 shots Goalie stats Casey DeSmith 31 saves / 33 shots
April 23 Providence Bruins 5 – 6 OT Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Chris Porter (1) – 9:52
Chris Porter (2) – 17:11
Tommy Cross (1) – 18:14
Second period 1:58 – ppDavid Warsofsky (1)
2:21 – David Warsofsky (2)
9:38 – Tom Sestito (1)
Danton Heinen (2) – pp – 7:38
Peter Mueller (1) – 12:48
Third period 3:58 – Josh Archibald (1)
18:57 – Josh Archibald (2)
No scoring First overtime period 7:49 – Derrick Pouliot (1)
Zane McIntyre 38 saves / 44 shots Goalie stats Casey DeSmith 28 saves / 33 shots
April 27 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 2 – 1 Providence Bruins Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Tim Erixon (1) – pp – 19:43 Second period No scoring
David Warsofsky (3) – pp – 1:32 Third period 13:25 – ppJordan Szwarz (1)
Casey DeSmith 32 saves / 33 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 30 saves / 32 shots
April 28 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 2 – 4 Providence Bruins Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Recap  
No scoring First period 1:15 – Wayne Simpson (1)
9:01 – ppColton Hargrove (1)
19:15 – Jake DeBrusk (2)
Teodors Blugers (1) – 17:48 Second period 14:09 – Jake DeBrusk (3)
Ethan Prow (1) – 9:10 Third period No scoring
Casey DeSmith 38 saves / 42 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 27 saves / 29 shots
April 30 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 1 – 2 Providence Bruins Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Recap  
No scoring First period 12:37 – ppDanton Heinen (3)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Jean-Sebastien Dea (2) – pp – 14:37 Third period 13:00 – Danton Heinen (4)
Casey DeSmith 24 saves / 26 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 50 saves / 51 shots
Providence wins series 3–2


(A2) Lehigh Valley Phantoms vs. (A3) Hershey Bears[]

April 21 Lehigh Valley Phantoms 0 – 1 OT Hershey Bears PPL Center Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 7:38 – Nathan Walker (1)
Alex Lyon 20 saves / 21 shots Goalie stats Pheonix Copley 32 saves / 32 shots
April 22 Lehigh Valley Phantoms 4 – 5 Hershey Bears PPL Center Recap  
T. J. Brennan (1) – pp – 1:10
Andy Miele (1) – pp – 19:48
First period 5:58 – Stanislav Galiev (1)
Greg Carey (1) – 14:24
Greg Carey (2) – 17:12
Second period 3:47 – Christian Djoos (1)
No scoring Third period 7:27 – Chris Bourque (1)
9:55 – Tyler Lewington (1)
19:27 – Chris Bourque (2)
Alex Lyon 10 saves / 13 shots
Martin Ouellette 2 saves / 4 shots
Goalie stats Pheonix Copley 30 saves / 34 shots
April 26 Hershey Bears 1 – 2 OT Lehigh Valley Phantoms Giant Center Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Stanislav Galiev (2) – 11:35 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 0:37 – Colin McDonald (1)
No scoring First overtime period 1:49 – Chris Conner (1)
Pheonix Copley 28 saves / 30 shots Goalie stats Martin Ouellette 29 saves / 30 shots
April 29 Hershey Bears 1 – 4 Lehigh Valley Phantoms Giant Center Recap  
No scoring First period 16:51 – Danick Martel (1)
Chandler Stephenson (1) – 15:01 Second period 4:25 – Mark Zengerle (1)
No scoring Third period 4:48 – Scott Laughton (1)
19:48 – en – Scott Laughton (2)
Pheonix Copley 34 saves / 37 shots Goalie stats Martin Ouellette 27 saves / 28 shots
April 30 Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2 – 3 Hershey Bears PPL Center Recap  
No scoring First period 5:32 – Stanislav Galiev (3)
11:04 – Christian Thomas (1)
Colin McDonald (2) – pp – 2:40 Second period No scoring
Taylor Leier (1) – 12:50 Third period 6:16 – Colby Williams (1)
Martin Ouellette 23 saves / 26 shots Goalie stats Pheonix Copley 28 saves / 30 shots
Hershey wins series 3–2


(N1) Syracuse Crunch vs. (N4) St. John's IceCaps[]

April 21 St. John's IceCaps 2 – 1 Syracuse Crunch Mile One Centre Recap  
Nikita Scherbak (1) – pp – 16:05 First period No scoring
Chris Terry (1) – 2:59 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 10:21 – ppTye McGinn (1)
Charlie Lindgren 28 saves / 29 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 19 saves / 21 shots
April 22 St. John's IceCaps 3 – 4 2OT Syracuse Crunch Mile One Centre Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Jacob de la Rose (1) – 8:33 Second period 10:10 – Slater Koekkoek (1)
Charles Hudon (1) – 4:46
Stefan Matteau (1) – 8:30
Third period 15:43 – Matt Taormina (1)
17:16 – Cory Conacher (1)
No scoring Second overtime period 10:37 – Tye McGinn (2)
Charlie Lindgren 46 saves / 50 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 38 saves / 41 shots
April 26 Syracuse Crunch 3 – 2 St. John's IceCaps Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Joel Vermin (1) – 11:30
Erik Condra (1) – 13:28
First period No scoring
Byron Froese (1) – 16:05 Second period 12:17 – ppZach Redmond (1)
12:45 – Stefan Matteau (2)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 26 saves / 28 shots Goalie stats Charlie Lindgren 22 saves / 25 shots
April 28 Syracuse Crunch 2 – 1 OT St. John's IceCaps Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Erik Condra (2) – pp – 16:41 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 14:27 – ppStefan Matteau (3)
Gabriel Dumont (1) – 2:18 First overtime period No scoring
Mike McKenna 26 saves / 27 shots Goalie stats Charlie Lindgren 23 saves / 25 shots
Syracuse wins series 3–1


(N2) Toronto Marlies vs. (N3) Albany Devils[]

April 20 Albany Devils 3 – 0 Toronto Marlies Times Union Center Recap  
Ben Thomson (1) – 16:22 First period No scoring
John Quenneville (1) – pp – 13:03 Second period No scoring
Brian Gibbons (1) – en – 19:23 Third period No scoring
Mackenzie Blackwood 27 saves / 27 shots Goalie stats Garret Sparks 20 saves / 22 shots
April 22 Albany Devils 2 – 6 Toronto Marlies Times Union Center Recap  
Kevin Rooney (1) – 18:25 First period 2:56 – ppKerby Rychel (1)
18:36 – Sergey Kalinin
John Quenneville (2) – 8:59 Second period 4:15 – Frederik Gauthier (1)
6:38 – Colin Greening (1)
16:09 – Andreas Johnsson (1)
No scoring Third period 4:35 – Trevor Moore (1)
Mackenzie Blackwood 9 saves / 13 shots
Ken Appleby 8 saves / 10 shots
Goalie stats Garret Sparks 16 saves / 18 shots
Kasimir Kaskisuo 3 saves / 3 shots
April 26 Toronto Marlies 3 – 2 OT Albany Devils Ricoh Coliseum Recap  
Brendan Leipsic (1) – 3:49 First period 10:16 – ppJohn Quenneville (3)
Brendan Leipsic (2) – 17:59 Second period 18:22 – Carter Camper (1)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Colin Greening (2) – 0:45 First overtime period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo 27 saves / 29 shots Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood 22 saves / 25 shots
April 28 Toronto Marlies 2 – 1 3OT Albany Devils Ricoh Coliseum Recap  
Travis Dermott (1) – 8:55 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 16:53 – Carter Camper (2)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Justin Holl (1) – 6:43 Third overtime period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo 30 saves / 31 shots Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood 58 saves / 60 shots
Toronto wins series 3–1


Western Conference[]

(C1) Chicago Wolves vs. (C4) Charlotte Checkers[]

April 20 Charlotte Checkers 4 – 0 Chicago Wolves Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
Brendan Woods (1) – 11:27 First period No scoring
Lucas Wallmark (1) – 7:44 Second period No scoring
Andrew Miller (1) – 16:09
Lucas Wallmark (2) – en – 19:23
Third period No scoring
Tom McCollum 20 saves / 20 shots Goalie stats Ville Husso 23 saves / 26 shots
April 21 Charlotte Checkers 2 – 3 Chicago Wolves Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period 4:15 – Alex Friesen (1)
Andrew Miller (2) – 3:53
Dennis Robertson (1) – 18:26
Second period 5:44 – Samuel Blais (1)
No scoring Third period 14:49 – Adam Musil (1)
Tom McCollum 32 saves / 35 shots Goalie stats Ville Husso 37 saves / 39 shots
April 23 Chicago Wolves 3 – 4 OT Charlotte Checkers Allstate Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 15:15 – Philip Samuelsson (1)
19:14 – Andrew Miller (3)
Kenny Agostino (1) – 0:24
Adam Musil (2) – 2:12
Second period No scoring
Ty Loney (1) – 3:35 Third period 2:03 – Patrick Brown (1)
No scoring First overtime period 9:28 – Connor Brickley (1)
Ville Husso 30 saves / 34 shots Goalie stats Tom McCollum 38 saves / 41 shots
April 25 Chicago Wolves 5 – 1 Charlotte Checkers Allstate Arena Recap  
Samuel Blais (2) – 12:19 First period 1:51 – Lucas Wallmark (3)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Jake Walman (1) – 1:58
Jordan Schmaltz (1) – 3:54
Ty Rattie (1) – en – 17:19
Ty Rattie (2) – pp – 19:03
Third period No scoring
Ville Husso 26 saves / 27 shots Goalie stats Tom McCollum 29 saves / 33 shots
April 26 Chicago Wolves 3 – 2 Charlotte Checkers Allstate Arena Recap  
Kenny Agostino (2) – pp – 1:50
Andrew Agozzino (1) – pp – 4:28
First period No scoring
Adam Musil (3) – sh – 4:01 Second period 5:09 – Connor Brickley (2)
No scoring Third period 13:26 – Phillip Di Giuseppe (1)
Ville Husso 32 saves / 34 shots Goalie stats Tom McCollum 2 saves / 4 shots
Michael Leighton 14 saves / 15 shots
Chicago wins series 3–2


(C2) Grand Rapids Griffins vs. (C3) Milwaukee Admirals[]

April 21 Grand Rapids Griffins 4 – 3 OT Milwaukee Admirals Van Andel Arena Recap  
Matthew Ford (1) – pp – 17:23
Evgeny Svechnikov (1) – 17:36
First period 12:08 – ppFrederick Gaudreau (1)
18:44 – Petter Granberg (1)
No scoring Second period 16:53 – Frederick Gaudreau (2)
Matt Lorito (1) – 10:45 Third period No scoring
Tomas Nosek (1) – 9:32 First overtime period No scoring
Jared Coreau 32 saves / 35 shots Goalie stats Marek Mazanec 38 saves / 42 shots
April 23 Grand Rapids Griffins 5 – 2 Milwaukee Admirals Van Andel Arena Recap  
Eric Tangradi (1) – 0:25
Axel Holmström (1) – 8:37
First period 2:12 – Vladislav Kamenev (1)
Tyler Bertuzzi (1) – 6:23 Second period No scoring
Tyler Bertuzzi (2) – en – 19:07
Matthew Ford (2) – en – 19:44
Third period 12:35 – Frederick Gaudreau (3)
Jared Coreau 21 saves / 23 shots Goalie stats Marek Mazanec 23 saves / 26 shots
April 26 Milwaukee Admirals 2 – 3 OT Grand Rapids Griffins UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Trevor Murphy (1) – 8:29 Second period 18:30 – ppTomas Nosek (2)
Trevor Murphy (2) – 12:37 Third period 16:22 – Matt Lorito (2)
No scoring First overtime period 10:03 – Kyle Criscuolo (1)
Marek Mazanec 35 saves / 38 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 41 saves / 43 shots
Grand Rapids wins series 3–0


(P1) San Jose Barracuda vs. (P4) Stockton Heat[]

April 21 San Jose Barracuda 4 – 0 Stockton Heat SAP Center Recap  
Tim Heed (1) – 6:38 First period No scoring
Ryan Carpenter (1) – 3:34 Second period No scoring
Ryan Carpenter (2) – 11:37
Kevin Labanc (1) – en – 19:21
Third period No scoring
Troy Grosenick 28 saves / 28 shots Goalie stats Jon Gillies 32 saves / 35 shots
April 23 San Jose Barracuda 4 – 6 Stockton Heat SAP Center Recap  
No scoring First period 1:30 – Mark Jankowski (1)
12:22 – Austin Carroll (1)
16:23 – ppLinden Vey (1)
17:07 – Garnet Hathaway (1)
Joakim Ryan (1) – pp – 6:12
John McCarthy (1) – 7:31
Joakim Ryan (2) – 11:02
Second period 17:43 – Hunter Shinkaruk (1)
Buddy Robinson (1) – sh – 16:19 Third period 18:55 – en – Linden Vey (2)
Troy Grosenick 14 saves / 19 shots Goalie stats Jon Gillies 17 saves / 20 shots
David Rittich 11 saves / 12 shots
April 28 Stockton Heat 3 – 5 San Jose Barracuda Stockton Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 3:49 – Barclay Goodrow (1)
19:44 – Danny O'Regan (1)
Mike Angelidis (1) – pp – 11:48
Brandon Bollig (1) – 13:16
Second period No scoring
Michael Kostka (1) – pp – 19:32 Third period 15:17 – Ryan Carpenter (3)
16:43 – Timo Meier (1)
19:45 – enBuddy Robinson (2)
David Rittich 28 saves / 32 shots Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 30 saves / 33 shots
April 30 Stockton Heat 5 – 3 San Jose Barracuda Stockton Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 0:58 – Danny O'Regan (2)
Hunter Shinkaruk (2) – 6:21
Garnet Hathaway (2) – 7:55
Second period 17:55 – Buddy Robinson (3)
Andrew Mangiapane (1) – 14:55
Linden Vey (3) – 17:04
Linden Vey (4) – en – 18:38
Third period 4:38 – Tim Heed (2)
David Rittich 34 saves / 37 shots Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 28 saves / 32 shots
May 2 San Jose Barracuda 2 – 1 OT Stockton Heat SAP Center Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 10:38 – Jamie Devane
Timo Meier (2) – 9:47 Third period No scoring
Ryan Carpenter (4) – sh – 8:52 First overtime period No scoring
Troy Grosenick 27 saves / 28 shots Goalie stats David Rittich 15 saves / 15 shots
Jon Gillies 37 saves / 39 shots
San Jose wins series 3–2


(P2) San Diego Gulls vs. (P3) Ontario Reign[]

April 21 San Diego Gulls 2 – 3 Ontario Reign Valley View Casino Center Recap  
No scoring First period 12:34 – Jonny Brodzinski (1)
Sam Carrick (1) – 10:03
Nic Kerdiles (1) – 13:59
Second period 5:49 – T. J. Hensick (1)
No scoring Third period 19:48 – Jonny Brodzinski (2)
Jhonas Enroth 27 saves / 30 shots Goalie stats Jack Campbell 32 saves / 34 shots
April 22 Ontario Reign 1 – 2 San Diego Gulls Citizens Business Bank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 4:23 – ppNick Sorensen (1)
4:54 – Nick Sörensen (2)
Michael Amadio (1) – 3:29 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Jack Campbell 22 saves / 24 shots Goalie stats Jhonas Enroth 23 saves / 24 shots
April 28 San Diego Gulls 3 – 1 Ontario Reign Valley View Casino Center Recap  
Kalle Kossila (1) – pp – 6:00 First period 9:30 – ppMichael Amadio (2)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Nic Kerdiles (2) – 18:27
Antoine Laganiereen – 19:32
Third period No scoring
Jhonas Enroth 38 saves / 39 shots Goalie stats Jack Campbell 24 saves / 26 shots
May 1 Ontario Reign 4 – 1 San Diego Gulls Citizens Business Bank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Justin Auger (1) – 5:16 Second period 18:47 – ppKeaton Thompson (1)
Paul LaDue (1) – 3:30
Justin Auger (2) – 14:57
T. J. Hensick (2) – en – 18:06
Third period No scoring
Jack Campbell 21 saves / 22 shots Goalie stats Jhonas Enroth 31 saves / 34 shots
May 2 San Diego Gulls 4 – 1 Ontario Reign Valley View Casino Center Recap  
Nic Kerdiles (3) – pp – 9:03
Keaton Thompson (2) – 10:01
Kevin Roy (1) – 11:40
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Jordan Samuels-Thomas (1) – 14:20 Third period 8:12 – Brett Sutter (1)
Jhonas Enroth 37 saves / 38 shots Goalie stats Jack Flinn 8 saves / 11 shots
Jack Campbell 14 saves / 15 shots
San Diego wins series 3–2


Division finals[]

Eastern Conference[]

(A3) Hershey Bears vs. (A4) Providence Bruins[]

May 6 Hershey Bears 1 – 3 Providence Bruins Giant Center Recap  
No scoring First period 10:08 – Austin Czarnik (1)
13:37 – shColby Cave (1)
14:33 – shJake DeBrusk (4)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Nathan Walker (2) – 17:34 Third period No scoring
Pheonix Copley 19 saves / 22 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 24 saves / 25 shots
May 7 Hershey Bears 3 – 2 OT Providence Bruins Giant Center Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Madison Bowey (1) – 5:01 Second period 8:45 – Wayne Simpson (2)
15:14 – Wayne Simpson (3)
Christian Djoos (2) – pp – 17:30 Third period No scoring
Travis Boyd (1) – 5:44 First overtime period No scoring
Pheonix Copley 25 saves / 27 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 25 saves / 28 shots
May 11 Providence Bruins 1 – 2 OT Hershey Bears Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
Chris Casto (1) – 8:47 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 1:42 – ppChris Bourque (3)
No scoring First overtime period 7:14 – pp – Chris Bourque (4)
Zane McIntyre 13 saves / 15 shots Goalie stats Pheonix Copley 39 saves / 40 shots
May 12 Providence Bruins 2 – 1 Hershey Bears Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Alex Grant (1) – pp – 2:04
Chris Porter (3) – 19:18
Second period 5:51 – Dustin Gazley (1)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Zane McIntyre 10 saves / 11 shots Goalie stats Pheonix Copley 28 saves / 30 shots
Vitek Vanecek 9 saves / 9 shots
May 14 Providence Bruins 2 – 3 OT Hershey Bears Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
No scoring First period 11:12 – Chris Bourque (5)
Tommy Cross (2) – 3:59 Second period 8:29 – Paul Carey (1)
Austin Czarnik (2) – 9:18 Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 1:58 – Madison Bowey (2)
Zane McIntyre 14 saves / 17 shots Goalie stats Vitek Vanecek 29 saves / 31 shots
May 16 Hershey Bears 2 – 4 Providence Bruins Giant Center Recap  
Chandler Stephenson (2) – pp – 5:02
Chris Bourque (6) – 19:30
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 0:37 – Danton Heinen (5)
6:18 – Colton Hargrove (2)
19:37 – Chris Porter (4)
No scoring Third period 12:04 – Austin Czarnik (3)
Vitek Vanecek 30 saves / 34 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 26 saves / 28 shots
May 17 Hershey Bears 2 – 4 Providence Bruins Giant Center Recap  
Riley Barber (1) – 8:56 First period 6:50 – Jordan Szwarz (2)
Chandler Stephenson (3) – pp – 16:16 Second period 5:41 – Jordan Szwarz (3)
12:31 – Wayne Simpson (4)
No scoring Third period 19:01 – enJake DeBrusk (5)
Vitek Vanecek 23 saves / 26 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 15 saves / 17 shots
Providence wins series 4–3


(N1) Syracuse Crunch vs. (N2) Toronto Marlies[]

May 5 Syracuse Crunch 3 – 1 Toronto Marlies Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Erik Condra (3) – pp – 14:40 First period 1:39 – Andreas Johnsson (2)
Byron Froese (2) – 16:15 Second period No scoring
Yanni Gourde (1) – en – 18:43 Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 24 saves / 25 shots Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo 26 saves / 28 shots
May 6 Syracuse Crunch 8 – 5 Toronto Marlies Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Cory Conacher (2) – sh – 3:27
Michael Bournival (1) – 4:48
Matthew Peca (1) – 9:30
Tye McGinn (3) – pp – 19:39
First period 15:15 – Andreas Johnsson (3)
Joel Vermin (2) – 2:29
Matthew Peca (2) – 4:00
Second period 8:15 – ppCal O'Reilly (1)
12:00 – ppKasperi Kapanen (1)
Cory Conacher (3) – sh – 11:58
Joel Vermin (3) – en – 16:18
Third period 10:46 – ppCarl Grundstrom (1)
18:56 – Seth Griffith (1)
Mike McKenna 14 saves / 19 shots Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo 13 saves / 18 shots
Antoine Bibeau 15 saves / 17 shots
May 9 Toronto Marlies 5 – 3 Syracuse Crunch Ricoh Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period 11:44 – Adam Erne (1)
Andreas Johnssonpp – (4) 10:07
Andreas Johnsson – (5) 13:52
Second period 1:54 – ppByron Froese (3)
Brendan Leipsic (3) – 18:04
Carl Grundstrom (2) – 18:22
Kasperi Kapanen (2) – 18:37
Third period 9:05 – Erik Condra (4)
Kasimir Kaskisuo 22 saves / 25 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 27 saves / 30 shots
May 10 Toronto Marlies 3 – 2 Syracuse Crunch Ricoh Coliseum Recap  
Richard Clune (1) – 5:51
Kerby Rychel (2) – pp – 8:05
Trevor Moore (2) – pp – 16:24
First period 4:45 – Adam Erne (2)
No scoring Second period 2:23 – Ben Thomas (1)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo 17 saves / 19 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 12 saves / 15 shots
Kristers Gudlevskis 14 saves / 14 shots
May 13 Syracuse Crunch 5 – 1 Toronto Marlies Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Matthew Peca (5) – 11:24 First period 8:26 – Steven Oleksy (1)
Joel Vermin (4) – 3:18
Kevin Lynch (1) – 9:25
Second period No scoring
Jonathan Racine (1) – sh – 1:35
Gabriel Dumont (2) – en – 16:22
Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 26 saves / 27 shots Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo 18 saves / 22 shots
May 15 Toronto Marlies 2 – 1 Syracuse Crunch Ricoh Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Carl Grundstrom (3) – pp – 7:24 Second period 2:09 – Michael Bournival (2)
Andrew Nielsen (1) – pp – 11:33 Third period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo 27 saves / 28 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 23 saves / 25 shots
May 17 Syracuse Crunch 6 – 3 Toronto Marlies Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Gabriel Dumont (3) – 6:26 First period 17:37 – Seth Griffith (2)
18:57 – Brendan Leipsic (4)
Matt Taormina (2) – 13:30
Adam Erne (3) – pp – 15:14
Second period 11:03 – Andreas Johnsson (6)
Matthew Peca (4) – 0:08
Cory Conacher (4) – 18:19
Yanni Gourde (2) – en – 19:29
Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 14 saves / 17 shots Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo 24 saves / 29 shots
Syracuse wins series 4–3


Western Conference[]

(C1) Chicago Wolves vs. (C2) Grand Rapids Griffins[]

May 3 Chicago Wolves 1 – 4 Grand Rapids Griffins Allstate Arena Recap  
Kenny Agostino (3) – 9:25 First period 0:40 – Martin Frk (1)
8:07 – ppMatthew Ford (3)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 3:48 – Tomas Nosek (3)
18:09 – enBen Street (1)
Ville Husso 31 saves / 34 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 27 saves / 28 shots
May 5 Chicago Wolves 7 – 3 Grand Rapids Griffins Allstate Arena Recap  
Petteri Lindbohm (1) – 3:10
Brett Sterling (1) – 9:44
Jake Walman (2) – pp – 3:10
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 8:37 – Kyle Criscuolo (2)
19:45 – ppEvgeny Svechnikov (2)
MacKenzie MacEachern (1) – 3:49
Tage Thompson (1) – pp – 12:01
Andrew Agozzino (2) – sh – 15:08
Vince Dunn (1) – pp – 17:31
Third period 8:45 – ppMatt Lorito (3)
Ville Husso 28 saves / 31 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 24 saves / 31 shots
May 6 Grand Rapids Griffins 4 – 2 Chicago Wolves Van Andel Arena Recap  
Matthew Ford (4) – pp – 5:09
Ben Street (2) – 10:00
Tyler Bertuzzi (3) – 10:30
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Joe Hicketts (1) – 6:38 Third period 4:10 – Chris Butler (1)
6:22 – MacKenzie MacEachern (2)
Jared Coreau 27 saves / 29 shots Goalie stats Ville Husso 6 saves / 9 shots
Jordan Binnington 30 saves / 31 shots
May 8 Grand Rapids Griffins 6 – 3 Chicago Wolves Van Andel Arena Recap  
Mitch Callahan (1) – 15:05 First period No scoring
Kyle Criscuolo (3) – 2:17
Martin Frk (2) – 9:44
Mitch Callahan (2) – 19:58
Second period 4:31 – Kenny Agostino (4)
8:30 – Kenny Agostino (5)
Matt Lorito (4) – 8:52
Mitch Callahan (3) – pp, en – 19:10
Third period 2:42 – Tage Thompson (2)
Jared Coreau 22 saves / 25 shots Goalie stats Ville Husso 31 saves / 36 shots
May 13 Chicago Wolves 2 – 5 Grand Rapids Griffins Allstate Arena Recap  
Andrew Agozzino (3) – 6:43 First period 2:08 – Evgeny Svechnikov (3)
No scoring Second period 3:53 – Tyler Bertuzzi (4)
15:51 – ppTomas Nosek (4)
18:31 – Kyle Criscuolo (4)
Samuel Blais (3) – 3:35 Third period 0:30 – Tyler Bertuzzi (5)
Ville Husso 20 saves / 24 shots
Jordan Binnington 8 saves / 9 shots
Goalie stats Jared Coreau 22 saves / 24 shots
Grand Rapids wins series 4–1


(P1) San Jose Barracuda vs. (P2) San Diego Gulls[]

May 5 San Jose Barracuda 2 – 3 OT San Diego Gulls SAP Center Recap  
Joakim Ryan (3) – 9:35 First period 17:46 – Kalle Kossila (2)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Ryan Carpenter (5) – 12:08 Third period 16:04 – Nate Guenin (1)
No scoring First overtime period 0:38 – Kevin Roy (2)
Troy Grosenick 13 saves / 16 shots Goalie stats Jhonas Enroth 36 saves / 38 shots
May 6 San Jose Barracuda 5 – 1 San Diego Gulls SAP Center Recap  
Nick DeSimone (1) – 4:31
Ryan Carpenter (6) – pp – 7:13
First period No scoring
Buddy Robinson (4) – 1:10
Adam Helewka (1) – pp – 16:15
Second period 3:53 – Sam Carrick (2)
Barclay Goodrow (2) – 0:40 Third period No scoring
Troy Grosenick 31 saves / 32 shots Goalie stats Jhonas Enroth 30 saves / 35 shots
Dustin Tokarski 7 saves / 7 shots
May 10 San Diego Gulls 3 – 4 OT San Jose Barracuda Valley View Casino Center Recap  
Max Jones (1) – 16:32 First period 17:25 – Kevin Labanc (2)
Sam Carrick (3) – 7:24 Second period No scoring
Spencer Abbott (1) – 16:40 Third period 12:49 – Colin Blackwell (1)
18:59 – Danny O'Regan (3)
No scoring First overtime period 17:40 – Timo Meier (4)
Jhonas Enroth 45 saves / 49 shots Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 32 saves / 35 shots
May 12 San Diego Gulls 3 – 4 San Jose Barracuda Valley View Casino Center Recap  
No scoring First period 12:44 – ppBarclay Goodrow (3)
18:47 – ppRyan Carpenter (7)
Mitch Hults (1) – 13:29 Second period 11:30 – Colin Blackwell (2)
15:58 – ppTim Heed (3)
Nic Kerdiles (4) – pp – 3:35
Sam Carrick (4) – 19:43
Third period No scoring
Jhonas Enroth 15 saves / 19 shots
Dustin Tokarski 7 saves / 7 shots
Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 29 saves / 32 shots
May 13 San Diego Gulls 0 – 2 San Jose Barracuda Valley View Casino Center Recap  
No scoring First period 10:24 – Barclay Goodrow (4)
No scoring Second period 14:00 – ppAdam Helewka (2)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Jhonas Enroth 33 saves / 35 shots Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 34 saves / 34 shots
San Jose wins series 4–1


Conference finals[]

Eastern Conference[]

(A4) Providence Bruins vs. (N1) Syracuse Crunch[]

May 19 Providence Bruins 3 – 6 Syracuse Crunch Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
No scoring First period 3:57 – Tye McGinn (4)
12:20 – Michael Bournival (3)
Alex Grant (2) – 4:37 Second period 6:56 – ppJoel Vermin (5)
Jake DeBrusk (6) – 12:56
Danton Heinen (6) – 13:09
Third period 4:13 – Gabriel Dumont (4)
18:25 – enYanni Gourde (3)
19:38 – enByron Froese (4)
Zane McIntyre 19 saves / 23 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 33 saves / 36 shots
May 21 Providence Bruins 2 – 1 OT Syracuse Crunch Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
No scoring First period 1:26 – Ben Thomas (2)
Jordan Szwarz (4) – pp – 16:47 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Jordan Szwarz (5) – 8:28 First overtime period No scoring
Zane McIntyre 29 saves / 30 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 34 saves / 36 shots
May 24 Syracuse Crunch 5 – 4 Providence Bruins Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Cory Conacher (5) – pp – 8:19
Michael Bournival (4) – 14:18
First period No scoring
Matt Taormina (3) – 4:48 Second period 17:35 – Danton Heinen (7)
Yanni Gourde (4) – 3:59
Cory Conacher (6) – en – 17:52
Third period 16:49 – Anton Blidh (1)
17:11 – Danton Heinen (8)
19:09 – shRyan Fitzgerald (1)
Mike McKenna 37 saves / 41 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 12 saves / 15 shots
Malcolm Subban 21 saves / 22 shots
May 26 Syracuse Crunch 7 – 2 Providence Bruins Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Ben Thomas (3) – 3:57
Matt Taormina (4) – pp – 19:49
First period 7:07 – Jordan Szwarz (6)
Michael Bournival (5) – 0:33
Yanni Gourde (5) – 4:31
Michael Bournival (6) – 16:00
Gabriel Dumont (5) – 19:13
Second period 1:55 – ppDanton Heinen (9)
Cory Conacher (7) – pp – 4:31 Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 33 saves / 35 shots Goalie stats Zane McIntyre 24 saves / 30 shots
Malcolm Subban 9 saves / 10 shots
May 27 Syracuse Crunch 3 – 1 Providence Bruins Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Ben Thomas (4) – 0:41 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 13:27 – Chris Porter (5)
Cory Conacher (8) – 14:54
Cory Conacher (9) – en – 19:01
Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 27 saves / 28 shots Goalie stats Malcolm Subban 29 saves / 31 shots
Syracuse wins series 4–1


Western Conference[]

(P1) San Jose Barracuda vs. (C2) Grand Rapids Griffins[]

May 20 San Jose Barracuda 1 – 3 Grand Rapids Griffins SAP Center Recap  
Kevin Labanc (3) – 10:34 First period 6:45 – Mitch Callahan (4)
9:53 – Ben Street (3)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 10:58 – ppKyle Criscuolo (5)
Troy Grosenick 25 saves / 28 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 26 saves / 27 shots
May 21 San Jose Barracuda 4 – 2 Grand Rapids Griffins SAP Center Recap  
Julius Bergman (1) – pp – 3:35
Ryan Carpenter (8) – pp – 10:44
First period 17:10 – Tomas Nosek (5)
Joakim Ryan (4) – pp – 15:28 Second period 14:38 – ppMatthew Ford (6)
Barclay Goodrow (5) – en – 18:54 Third period No scoring
Troy Grosenick 33 saves / 35 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 36 saves / 39 shots
May 24 Grand Rapids Griffins 4 – 2 San Jose Barracuda Van Andel Arena Recap  
Nathan Paetsch (1) – 13:47 First period 5:19 – John McCarthy (2)
15:00 – Ryan Carpenter (9)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Matt Lorito (5) – pp – 6:40
Mitch Callahan (5) – 16:20
Tomas Nosek (6) – en – 19:01
Third period No scoring
Jared Coreau 31 saves / 33 shots Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 38 saves / 41 shots
May 26 Grand Rapids Griffins 6 – 2 San Jose Barracuda Van Andel Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 13:57 – psColin Blackwell (3)
Tyler Bertuzzi (6) – 4:07
Eric Tangradi (2) – 9:42
Tomas Nosek (7) – pp – 12:39
Martin Frk (3) – 17:21
Second period No scoring
Ben Street (4) – 3:48
Evgeny Svechnikov (4) – pp – 17:17
Third period 2:58 – ppAdam Helewka (3)
Jared Coreau 26 saves / 28 shots Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 30 saves / 36 shots
May 27 Grand Rapids Griffins 4 – 2 San Jose Barracuda Van Andel Arena Recap  
Brian Lashoff (1) – 0:24
Matthew Ford (7) – 16:11
First period No scoring
Matt Lorito (6) – pp – 11:42 Second period 1:02 – Timo Meier (4)
Matt Lorito (7) – 4:53 Third period 15:29 – Danny O'Regan (4)
Jared Coreau 39 saves / 41 shots Goalie stats Troy Grosenick 22 saves / 26 shots
Grand Rapids wins series 4–1


Calder Cup Finals[]

Syracuse Crunch vs. Grand Rapids Griffins[]

June 2 Grand Rapids Griffins 3 – 2 Syracuse Crunch Van Andel Arena Recap  
Tomas Nosek (8) – 4:56 First period 9:25 – shKevin Lynch (2)
Nathan Paetsch (2) – 17:12 Second period 0:54 – Joel Vermin (6)
Tomas Nosek (9) – pp – 19:46 Third period No scoring
Jared Coreau 22 saves / 24 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 33 saves / 36 shots
June 3 Grand Rapids Griffins 6 – 5 2OT Syracuse Crunch Van Andel Arena Recap  
Martin Frk (4) – pp – 5:27
Ben Street (5) – 12:29
First period 10:37 – Yanni Gourde (6)
Evgeny Svechnikov (5) – pp – 12:53 Second period 4:30 – Joel Vermin (7)
5:41 – Erik Condra (5)
Tomas Nosek (10) – pp – 0:24
Tyler Bertuzzi (7) – 13:36
Third period 7:47 – ppCory Conacher (10)
15:15 – Michael Bournival (7)
Ben Street (6) – 7:02 Second overtime period No scoring
Jared Coreau 50 saves / 55 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 45 saves / 51 shots
June 7 Syracuse Crunch 5 – 3 Grand Rapids Griffins Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Byron Froese (5) – 7:00
Joel Vermin (8) – 15:31
Joel Vermin (9) – pp – 16:28
First period 9:17 – Tyler Bertuzzi (8)
Tye McGinn (5) – pp – 13:22
Cory Conacher (11) – 15:18
Second period 6:58 – Dominic Turgeon (1)
16:38 – Kyle Criscuolo (5)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 32 saves / 35 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 27 saves / 32 shots
June 9 Syracuse Crunch 2 – 3 Grand Rapids Griffins Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 10:00 – Ben Street (7)
17:48 – Dan Renouf (1)
Yanni Gourde (7) – 11:45 Second period 10:33 – Dan Renouf (2)
Michael Bournival (8) – 7:29 Third period No scoring
Mike McKenna 32 saves / 35 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 31 saves / 33 shots
June 10 Syracuse Crunch 5 – 1 Grand Rapids Griffins Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
Kevin Lynch (3) – 0:17
Mathieu Brodeur (1) – 4:33
Byron Froese (6) – 14:05
Cory Conacher (12) – pp – 17:19
Ben Thomas (5) – 19:16
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 5:58 – Ben Street (8)
Mike McKenna 36 saves / 37 shots Goalie stats Jared Coreau 7 saves / 12 shots
Edward Pasquale 19 saves / 19 shots
June 13 Grand Rapids Griffins 4 – 3 Syracuse Crunch Van Andel Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 14:09 – Yanni Gourde (8)
Matthew Ford (8) – pp – 0:18
Mitch Callahan (6) – 11:50
Second period 7:51 – Matt Taormina (5)
18:10 – Yanni Gourde (9)
Tyler Bertuzzi (9) – 3:50
Martin Frk (5) – 12:41
Third period No scoring
Jared Coreau 29 saves / 32 shots Goalie stats Mike McKenna 22 saves / 26 shots
Grand Rapids wins series 4–2


Playoff statistical leaders[]

Leading skaters[]

These are the top ten skaters based on points. If there is a tie in points, goals take precedence over assists.[3]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Conacher, CoryCory Conacher align=left|Syracuse Crunch 22 12 16 28 27
Gourde, YanniYanni Gourde align=left|Syracuse Crunch 22 9 18 27 29
Nosek, TomasTomas Nosek align=left|Grand Rapids Griffins 19 10 12 22 18
Street, BenBen Street align=left|Grand Rapids Griffins 19 8 13 21 2
Taormina, MattMatt Taormina align=left|Syracuse Crunch 22 5 15 20 11
Bertuzzi, TylerTyler Bertuzzi align=left|Grand Rapids Griffins 19 9 10 19 50
Tangradi, EricEric Tangradi align=left|Grand Rapids Griffins 19 2 17 19 12
Heinen, DantonDanton Heinen align=left|Providence Bruins 17 9 9 18 0
Carpenter, RyanRyan Carpenter align=left|San Jose Barracuda 15 9 8 17 8
Callahan, MitchMitch Callahan align=left|Grand Rapids Griffins 19 6 10 16 18

Leading goaltenders[]

This is a combined table of the top five goaltenders based on goals against average and the top five goaltenders based on save percentage with at least 240 minutes played. The table is initially sorted by goals against average, with the criterion for inclusion in bold.[4]

GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; SA = Shots against; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals against average; SV% = Save percentage; SO = Shutouts; TOI = Time on ice (in minutes)

Player Team GP W L SA GA GAA SV% SO TOI
Campbell, JackJack Campbell Ontario Reign 5 2 2 121 8 1.70 .934 0 282:14
Copley, PheonixPheonix Copley Hershey Bears 9 5 4 282 19 2.13 .933 1 534:23
Blackwood, MackenzieMackenzie Blackwood Albany Devils 4 1 3 125 9 2.13 .928 1 254:06
Lindgren, CharlieCharlie Lindgren St. John's IceCaps 4 1 3 129 10 2.21 .922 0 272:04
McIntyre, ZaneZane McIntyre Providence Bruins 16 8 7 426 40 2.57 .906 0 932:36
Enroth, JhonasJhonas Enroth San Diego Gulls 10 4 6 341 26 2.69 .924 0 580:29

References[]

  1. 2017 Qualification Rules. theahl.com. Retrieved on April 16, 2017.
  2. American Hockey League 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs. theahl.com. Retrieved on April 16, 2017.
  3. 2017 Calder Cup Skater Stats. theahl.com. Retrieved on April 21, 2017.
  4. 2017 Calder Cup Goalie Stats. theahl.com. Retrieved on April 21, 2017.

External links[]

Preceded by
2016 Calder Cup playoffs
Calder Cup playoffs
2017
Succeeded by
2018 Calder Cup playoffs


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