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Griffins Flashback: June 15

Take a look back at this date in Griffins history.

June 15, 2013
Behind a 40-save performance by Cedrick Desjardins, and despite the Griffins’ 42-22 advantage in shots, Syracuse forces the Calder Cup Finals back to New York with a 5-2 win in Game 5. The sellout crowd of 10,834 is the Griffins’ second straight and brings their three-game attendance during the finals to 31,770, or an average of 10,590 (97.7% of capacity). Grand Rapids’ total playoff attendance of 72,360 (over 13 games) sets a franchise record, and its 5,566 average finishes second in this postseason to only Hershey, which averaged 7,559 for its two home playoff games. (Photos)

June 15, 2011
For the fourth straight year and the sixth time in the last seven seasons, a former Griffin earns the right to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup, as Chris Kelly and the Boston Bruins take a 4-0 win over Vancouver in Game 7.

Chris Kelly played 31 games with the Griffins during the 2001-02 season.

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