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Former Edmonton Oilers coach Todd Nelson enjoys AHL success

When it comes to a winning hockey team, attitude is everything for Todd Nelson.

“Good communication with the players and showing them that I care really goes a long way,” said Nelson. 309 more words


Quest for the Calder | Finishing Touches

By now, the confetti has settled and the great halls of the Van Andel Arena have fallen silent; void of the hockey fans that graced them only a few days ago. 519 more words


Quest for the Calder | Fan Edition

Quest for the Calder – A Friendly Reminder to the Fans

I starred blankly at the TV screen from my perch on the couch at the downtown Grand Rapids Peppino’s. 229 more words


Calder Cup Finals | GR vs da 'Cuse

Anyone who was under the assumption that this would be an easy series is likely second guessing their assumptions – as well they should. Grand Rapids and Syracuse faced off at the Van twice so far this weekend and each game bore markedly different atmospheres. 508 more words


Quest for the Calder | Pre-Game Thoughts

Grand Rapids, like many fine cities around our nation, was built on raw determination and an undefeated spirit. Our people are not accustomed to failure, and the failure we have tasted, does not last long. 167 more words


Glorious! Western Conference Victors

Glory comes at a price, $22 a ticket to be exact. I have attended every home playoff game thus far and have yet to regret spending the money or the time. 521 more words


Quest for the Cup | Game 4 GR vs SJ

Guest Writer: Jenae

The Griffins had me worried coming into game four at the Van Andel Arena. Game three had reminded me that the Calder is not going to be easily won. 706 more words