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Red Wings Dominate Babcock’s Return

Red Wings Dominate Babcock’s Return

Four nothing shutout at home against the Maple Leafs including Justin Abdelkader’s hat trick and Dylan Larkin’s first goal.

Salute, Grand Rapids Griffins

You made it the farthest of all our teams – congratulations on making the Conference Finals, Gs. The Griffins nearly won game five, a pivotal 2-2 tiebreaker in Grand Rapids. We threw everything but the kitchen sink back at Utica in a 3-2 loss where we allowed all 3 goals in the first period. We […]

Griffins Tie Up Conference Finals

An electric atmosphere in Grand Rapids, Michigan was a fitting environment for an overtime thriller. The Griffins came through facing a potential three games to one hole if Utica scored first in OT. Andreas Athanasion put away the final goal for the home crowd five minutes into the extra period. It was 1-0 us early […]

Griffins Even Conference Finals

Grand Rapids did their job, taking the split in Utica before they head back home. In his Griffins debut, Michigan freshman Dylan Larkin scored our first two goals. Amazing. Teaming up with Teemu is going to be one hell of a ride. The first score came on a Pulkkinen rebound that Larkin deposited into the […]

Prepare for Battle

Prepare for Battle

Burn in Hell, Babcock

Burn in hell.

Griffins in Western Conference Finals


Griffins Rocket OT Winner


Grand Rapids Griffins Up 2-0

Teemu Pulkysnark scored two goals in a 5-1 beatdown over dem Rockford boys. Grand Rapids successfully defended it’s home ice to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best of seven series. Off to Illinois.

Griffins Ride Hat Trick

Grand Rapids beat Rockford 5-3 in the opening game at Van Andel Arena. And we can thank the electric Teemu Pulkkinen and his three goals. We scored two minutes into the game and rode a 1-0 lead into the second period. After they tied it, Pulkkinen scored twice in three minutes to make it 3-1 […]

Griffins Storm Back

Down two games to zero in a best of five, Grand Rapids rallied for three straight wins to move on. We got Marchenko back on defense from the Red Wings, plus Teemu Pulkkinen, the leading goal scorer in the AHL playoffs (six). He led the league in goals during the regular season despite splitting time in […]

Nothing You Can Do About That

I can’t believe I watched the referees ruin another playoff game. As Darren Oliver stated after one period of play, “the reffing was atrocious.” Despite outplaying Tampa Bay with many more shots on goal, it stayed 0-0 for two periods. Try sustaining momentum with one dirty team allowed to poke and prod and then the […]

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