Griffins Banish Barons with 5-4 Win
Tomas Jurco scored midway through the third period, to break a tie and send the Griffins to the Calder Cup Finals for the first time in Franchise history. Grand Rapids was able to hold on tonight after losing game six yesterday to two late goals. Tomas Tatar (11), Jan Mursak (7,8) and Gustav Nyquist (1) also scored for the Griffins. Netminder Petr Mrazek made 35 saves for his 11th win of the playoffs.