Originally written June 15, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
The Grand Rapids Griffins will attempt to rebound from a difficult 3-2 loss to the Syracuse Crunch on Friday night when they battle Syracuse in Game 5 of the Calder Cup Final this evening (7 PM EDT, AHLLive.com/WOOD TV8 in Grand Rapids/WOOD Radio), and at the present moment, it appears that the New Holland Sentinel's Alan Babbitt's "insider" report that Gustav Nyquist wouldn't receive a suspension for his "spear" on Richard Panik is in fact accurate. As the Crunch attempt to force the Griffins to endure another bus ride to Syracuse for Games 6 and 7, the Syracuse Post-Standard's Lindsay Kramer reports that Syrcause will add another physical player to their lineup in the previously-injured Radko Gudas, and he also reports that Adam Almquist remains sidelined with a Panik-induced concussion: Continue reading "Griffins-Crunch Game 5 game-day updates: Nyquist will play, Almquist won’t; Gudas to aid Syracuse"
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