Ricoh Rock Report | St. John’s Bids Farewell to The AHL IceCaps Eliminated from Calder Cup Playoffs in Game Four Posted by Geneva Hayward on
The IceCaps wrapped up the 2016-17 season on last Friday night, getting bumped out of the Calder Cup Playoffs three games to one against the Syracuse Crunch. St. John’s says goodbye to 20 years of the American Hockey League in Newfoundland and Labrador.
X-ST. JOHN’S ICECAPS VS. Y-SYRACUSE CRUNCH
GAME THREE: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Syracuse 3 vs. St. John’s 2
SYRACUSE, NY – The St. John’s IceCaps rallied hard but couldn’t complete the comeback as the Syracuse Crunch took game three with a 3-2 win at the Onondaga Country War Memorial Arena on Wednesday night.
The Crunch potted two first period markers to give the home team the lead. The IceCaps came out strong in the second with a power play marker from Zach Redmond. Charles Hudon and Nikita Scherbak picked up the helpers on Redmond’s tally. Stefan Matteau potted the equalizer on a breakaway feed from Max Friberg and Brett Lernout just 28 seconds later.
GAME FOUR: Friday, April 28th, 2017 | Syracuse 2 vs. St. John’s 1 – OT
SYRACUSE, NY – 20 years of AHL hockey in St. John’s came to an end as the St. John’s IceCaps fell 2-1 to the Syracuse Crunch in overtime at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena on Friday night.
Erik Condra potted a power play marker late in the first to give the Crunch the lead. After a scoreless second period, Stefan Matteau found the back of the net for the IceCaps on the power play to tie it up in the third. Daniel Audette and Jacob de la Rose picked up the helpers on the equalizer.