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Griffins Flashback: June 10

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June 10, 2017
Syracuse scores five times in the opening frame – tying a record for most goals scored against the Griffins in a playoff period – and staves off elimination with a 5-1 home win in Game 5 of the Calder Cup Finals. The loss is a rare exception to the Griffins’ incredible proficiency at closing out playoff foes, as Grand Rapids had won its previous seven games overall and its last six on the road when its opponent faced elimination. (Photos)

June 10, 1999
After operating as an independent club for their first three seasons, the Griffins announce a two-year agreement to serve as the primary affiliate of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators.

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Defenseman Karel Rachunek became the first Ottawa draft pick to graduate from the Griffins to the Senators after the teams' affiliation began.

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