Griffins win in Calder Cup Finals opening


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids Griffins won Game 1 of the Calder Cup Finals against the Syracuse Crunch.

Playing Game 1 on home ice at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on Friday, the Griffins won 3-2 to take a 1-0 series lead.

==Watch highlights from the game above.==

Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Saturday in Grand Rapids. The Griffins are undefeated on home ice in the playoffs.

>>Calder Cup Finals schedule

The Griffins beat the Crunch in 2013 to win the Calder Cup.

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