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OKLAHOMA CITY TO FACE GRAND RAPIDS IN WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons

 

The Oklahoma City Barons will take on the Grand Rapids Griffins in the Western Conference Finals. 
 
Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-7 Western Conference Finals are scheduled in Grand Rapids on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25 at 6 p.m. (ct). The series shifts to Oklahoma City for games on Wednesday, May 29, Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. Should Games 6 and 7 be necessary, they would be played in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5. A complete schedule is listed below: 
 

Game 1             May 24             Oklahoma City @ Grand Rapids             6 p.m.
Game 2             May 25             Oklahoma City @ Grand Rapids             6 p.m.
Game 3             May 29             Grand Rapids@ Oklahoma City              7 p.m.
Game 4             May 31             Grand Rapids @ Oklahoma City             7 p.m.
*Game 5           June 1              Grand Rapids @ Oklahoma City             7 p.m.
*Game 6           June 4              Oklahoma City @ Grand Rapids             6 p.m.
*Game 7           June 5              Oklahoma City @ Grand Rapids             6 p.m.

* if necessary                           all times listed as CDT

Oklahoma City and Grand Rapids met four times during the regular season, with the home team winning each game. Oklahoma City owned a 2-1-0-1 advantage in the series. This marks the first postseason meeting between the two teams.

Oklahoma City was led by Jonathan Cheechoo (4-1-5) and Mark Arcobello (1-4-5) who each had five points in the four meetings. The Griffins were led in scoring against Oklahoma City by Riley Sheahan’s seven points (2-5-7). 

Tickets for Games 3 & 4 of the Western Conference Finals start at $11 and are on sale at 232-GOAL (4625).

Season Seat Holders that have already received their ticket books for the playoffs will use the ticket marked Round 3 Game A for the game on Wednesday, May 29, Round 3 Game B for the game on Friday, May 31 and Round 3 Game C for the game on Saturday, June 1.

All Barons playoff games can be heard on the Barons flagship station, 96.1 KXY and are also available on a pay-per-view basis via AHL Live.

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