2019 Calder Cup playoffs


The 2019 Calder Cup playoffs of the American Hockey League began on April 17, 2019 with the playoff format that was introduced in 2016. The sixteen teams that qualified, four from each division, play a best-of-five series in the division semifinals, with the playoffs continuing with best-of-seven series for the division finals, conference finals, and Calder Cup finals.

2019 Calder Cup playoffs
The champion Charlotte Checkers
Tournament details
DatesApril 17–June 8, 2019
Teams16
Final positions
ChampionsCharlotte Checkers
Runner-upChicago Wolves
2018
2020

The playoffs ended with the Charlotte Checkers winning their first Calder Cup in franchise history, defeating the Chicago Wolves in five games in the Calder Cup Finals.[1]

Playoff seeds


After the 2018–19 AHL regular season, 16 teams qualify for the playoffs. The top four teams in each division ranked by points qualify for the 2019 Calder Cup playoffs. The Charlotte Checkers were the first team to clinch a playoff spot on March 22[2] and won the regular season title with three games remaining.

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division
  1. Charlotte Checkers – 110 points (.724)
  2. Bridgeport Sound Tigers – 95 points (.625)
  3. Hershey Bears – 94 points (.618)
  4. Providence Bruins – 87 points (.572)
North Division
  1. Syracuse Crunch – 102 points (.671)
  2. Rochester Americans – 99 points (.651)
  3. Toronto Marlies – 91 points (.599)
  4. Cleveland Monsters – 84 points (.553)

Western Conference

Central Division
  1. Chicago Wolves – 98 points (.645)
  2. Milwaukee Admirals – 88 points (.579)
  3. Iowa Wild – 87 points (.572), 33 ROWs
  4. Grand Rapids Griffins – 87 points (.572), 32 ROWs
Pacific Division
  1. Bakersfield Condors – 89 points (.654)
  2. San Jose Barracuda – 85 points (.625)
  3. San Diego Gulls – 80 points (.588)
  4. Colorado Eagles – 77 points (.566)

Bracket


  Division semifinals Division finals Conference finals Calder Cup final
                                     
A1 Charlotte 3  
A4 Providence 1  
  A1 Charlotte 4  
 
  A3 Hershey 0  
A2 Bridgeport 2
A3 Hershey 3  
  A1 Charlotte 4  
Eastern Conference
  N3 Toronto 2  
N1 Syracuse 1  
N4 Cleveland 3  
  N4 Cleveland 0
 
  N3 Toronto 4  
N2 Rochester 0
N3 Toronto 3  
  A1 Charlotte 4
  C1 Chicago 1
C1 Chicago 3  
C4 Grand Rapids 2  
  C1 Chicago 4
 
  C3 Iowa 2  
C2 Milwaukee 2
C3 Iowa 3  
  C1 Chicago 4
Western Conference
  P3 San Diego 2  
P1 Bakersfield 3  
P4 Colorado 1  
  P1 Bakersfield 2
 
  P3 San Diego 4  
P2 San Jose 1
P3 San Diego 3  

Division semifinals


Eastern Conference

(A1) Charlotte Checkers vs. (A4) Providence Bruins
April 20 Charlotte Checkers 5 – 4 Providence Bruins Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
Morgan Geekie (1) – 1:26
Morgan Geekie (2) – 3:49
First period 6:45 – Jordan Szwarz (1)
9:31 – ppCooper Zech (1)
10:11 – Anton Blidh (1)
Tomas Jurco (1) – pp – 6:53
Julien Gauthier (1) – 16:34
Second period No scoring
Bobby Sanguinetti (1) – 7:06 Third period 6:44 – Paul Carey (1)
Alex Nedeljkovic (23 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Zane McIntyre (22 saves / 27 shots)
April 21 Charlotte Checkers 2 – 4 Providence Bruins Dunkin' Donuts Center Recap  
No scoring First period 2:04 – ppCooper Zech (2)
18:42 – Jack Studnicka (1)
Andrew Poturalski (1) – pp – 17:46
Dan Renouf (1) – 19:05
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 9:41 – Peter Cehlarik (1)
19:59 – enChris Breen (1)
Alex Nedeljkovic (28 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Dan Vladar (25 saves / 27 shots)
April 24 Providence Bruins 0 – 3 Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period 10:05 – Andrew Poturalski (2)
13:54 – Morgan Geekie (3)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 1:04 – Andrew Poturalski (3)
Zane McIntyre (25 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (20 saves / 20 shots)
April 26 Providence Bruins 1 – 4 Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period 17:32 – Jacob Pritchard (1)
No scoring Second period 7:01 – Morgan Geekie (4)
11:04 – Andrew Poturalski (4)
Jeremy Lauzon (1) – 2:36 Third period 19:30 – en – Andrew Poturalski (5)
Kyle Keyser (26 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (25 saves / 26 shots)
Charlotte won series 3–1
(A2) Bridgeport Sound Tigers vs. (A3) Hershey Bears
April 19 Hershey Bears 2 – 3 2OT Bridgeport Sound Tigers Webster Bank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Chris McCarthy (1) – 8:16
Jayson Megna (1) – sh – 13:02
Second period 14:21 – ppKieffer Bellows (1)
No scoring Third period 17:52 – ppSteve Bernier (1)
No scoring Second overtime period 13:36 – pp – Kieffer Bellows (2)
Ilya Samsonov (49 saves / 52 shots) Goalie stats Christopher Gibson (29 saves / 31 shots)
April 20 Hershey Bears 2 – 0 Bridgeport Sound Tigers Webster Bank Arena Recap  
Michael Sgarbossa (1) – 11:15 First period No scoring
Riley Barber (1) – 4:07 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Vitek Vanecek (39 saves / 39 shots) Goalie stats Jeremy Smith (32 saves / 34 shots)
April 23 Bridgeport Sound Tigers 1 – 2 Hershey Bears Giant Center Recap  
Josh Ho-Sang (1) – 17:38 First period 11:22 – Liam O'Brien (1)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 2:50 – Ryan Sproul (1)
Christopher Gibson (32 saves / 34 shots) Goalie stats Ilya Samsonov (26 saves / 27 shots)
April 25 Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3 – 2 OT Hershey Bears Giant Center Recap  
No scoring First period 5:47 – Ryan Sproul (2)
Stephen Gionta (1) – 2:18 Second period 15:22 – shJayson Megna (2)
Oliver Wahlstrom (1) – 1:56 Third period No scoring
Matt Lorito (1) – 1:13 First overtime period No scoring
Christopher Gibson (22 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Vitek Vanecek (37 saves / 40 shots)
April 27 Hershey Bears 3 – 2 OT Bridgeport Sound Tigers Webster Bank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 7:30 – Matt Lorito (2)
Steven Whitney (1) – 6:43
Riley Barber (2) – pp – 15:43
Second period 12:07 – Oliver Wahlstrom (2)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Brian Pinho (1) – 10:27 First overtime period No scoring
Ilya Samsonov (29 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Christopher Gibson (31 saves / 34 shots)
Hershey won series 3–2
(N1) Syracuse Crunch vs. (N4) Cleveland Monsters
April 19 Cleveland Monsters 5 – 3 Syracuse Crunch Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Mark Letestu (1) – 10:15
Ryan MacInnis (1) – 12:26
Second period 17:55 – ppAlexander Volkov (1)
Kevin Stenlund (1) – pp – 13:09
Zac Dalpe (1) – 14:01
Dillon Simpson (1) – en – 19:23
Third period 10:49 – ppCory Conacher (1)
18:08 – Carter Verhaeghe (1)
Brad Thiessen (16 saves / 19 shots) Goalie stats Edward Pasquale (23 saves / 27 shots)
April 20 Cleveland Monsters 5 – 1 Syracuse Crunch Oncenter War Memorial Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Justin Scott (1) – 0:18
Dan DeSalvo (1) – 17:15
Second period 12:36 – ppRoss Colton (1)
Mark Letestu (2) – 9:05
Sonny Milano (1) – en – 15:47
Derek Barach (1) – en – 17:40
Third period No scoring
Brad Thiessen (18 saves / 19 shots) Goalie stats Edward Pasquale (27 saves / 30 shots)
April 23 Syracuse Crunch 2 – 1 Cleveland Monsters Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Recap  
Alex Barre-Boulet (1) – 12:10 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Andy Andreoff (1) – pp – 0:31 Third period 12:47 – shJustin Scott (2)
Edward Pasquale (25 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Brad Thiessen (25 saves / 27 shots)
April 25 Syracuse Crunch 0 – 3 Cleveland Monsters Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Recap  
No scoring First period 6:36 – Liam Foudy (1)
No scoring Second period 4:31 – Alex Broadhurst (1)
18:02 – Liam Foudy (2)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Edward Pasquale (22 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Brad Thiessen (38 saves / 38 shots)
Cleveland won series 3–1
(N2) Rochester Americans vs. (N3) Toronto Marlies
April 19 Toronto Marlies 4 – 1 Rochester Americans Blue Cross Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Nicholas Baptiste (1) – 2:53
Chris Mueller (1) – 14:31
Second period No scoring
Chris Mueller (2) – pp – 10:50
Adam Brooks (1) – sh – 14:45
Third period 18:52 – Tage Thompson (1)
Kasimir Kaskisuo (29 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Scott Wedgewood (19 saves / 23 shots)
April 21 Toronto Marlies 3 – 2 OT Rochester Americans Blue Cross Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 4:05 – C. J. Smith (1)
18:36 – Kevin Porter (1)
Chris Mueller (3) – pp – 0:59
Jeremy Bracco (1) – 1:54
Third period No scoring
Jeremy Bracco (2) – 2:20 First overtime period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo (40 saves / 42 shots) Goalie stats Scott Wedgewood (20 saves / 23 shots)
April 24 Rochester Americans 1 – 3 Toronto Marlies Coca-Cola Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period 1:26 – Adam Brooks (2)
Tage Thompson (2) – pp – 9:38 Second period 11:37 – Adam Brooks (3)
No scoring Third period 19:24 – en – Adam Brooks (4)
Scott Wedgewood (17 saves / 19 shots) Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo (28 saves / 29 shots)
Toronto won series 3–0

Western Conference

(C1) Chicago Wolves vs. (C4) Grand Rapids Griffins
April 19 Grand Rapids Griffins 5 – 1 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Colin Campbell (1) – 19:18 First period 8:28 – Tye McGinn (1)
Matt Puempel (1) – pp – 10:01 Second period No scoring
Dominic Turgeon (1) – 13:10
Turner Elson (1) – 17:06
Dominik Shine (1) – 17:39
Third period No scoring
Harri Sateri (29 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (26 saves / 30 shots)
April 20 Grand Rapids Griffins 2 – 3 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Colin Campbell (2) – 8:18 Second period 7:38 – Tomas Hyka (1)
12:58 – ppZach Whitecloud (1)
13:42 – Keegan Kolesar (1)
Chris Terry (1) – 15:30 Third period No scoring
Harri Sateri (24 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Maxime Lagace (26 saves / 28 shots)
April 23 Chicago Wolves 2 – 6 Grand Rapids Griffins Van Andel Arena Recap  
T. J. Tynan (1) – pp – 12:31 First period 19:28 – Filip Zadina (1)
Tye McGinn (2) – 5:56 Second period 2:24 – Martin Frk (1)
9:16 – Wade Megan (1)
12:23 – pp – Wade Megan (2)
16:55 – Filip Zadina (2)
No scoring Third period 15:02 – ppMatt Puempel (2)
Maxime Lagace (19 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Harri Sateri (35 saves / 37 shots)
April 24 Chicago Wolves 5 – 2 Grand Rapids Griffins Van Andel Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Nicolas Hague (1) – pp – 9:19
T. J. Tynan (2) – pp – 12:44
Second period 7:02 – Derek Hulak (1)
Cody Glass (1) – 1:03
Tye McGinn (3) – en – 18:41
Keegan Kolesar (2) – en – 19:49
Third period 2:08 – Turner Elson (2)
Oscar Dansk (29 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Harri Sateri (29 saves / 32 shots)
April 28 Grand Rapids Griffins 2 – 4 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Vili Saarijarvi (1) – 7:22 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 3:41 – Cody Glass (2)
5:31 – ppTomas Hyka (2)
13:08 – Keegan Kolesar (3)
Colin Campbell (3) – 19:26 Third period 3:06 – Keegan Kolesar (4)
Harri Sateri (16 saves / 20 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (30 saves / 32 shots)
Chicago won series 3–2
(C2) Milwaukee Admirals vs. (C3) Iowa Wild
April 21 Milwaukee Admirals 0 – 7 Iowa Wild Wells Fargo Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 12:19 – Cal O'Reilly (1)
No scoring Second period 4:32 – Gerald Mayhew (1)
8:30 – Sam Anas (1)
11:24 – Kyle Rau (1)
No scoring Third period 10:19 – Kyle Rau (2)
11:32 – Luke Kunin (1)
18:26 – ppColton Beck (1)
Troy Grosenick (22 saves / 26 shots)
Tom McCollum (13 saves / 16 shots)
Goalie stats Andrew Hammond (29 saves / 29 shots)
April 23 Milwaukee Admirals 1 – 6 Iowa Wild Wells Fargo Arena Recap  
Justin Kirkland (1) – 18:40 First period 17:29 – Luke Kunin (2)
No scoring Second period 19:50 – ppMatt Read (1)
No scoring Third period 5:34 – Luke Kunin (3)
6:38 – Mason Shaw (1)
8:49 – Gerald Mayhew (2)
19:24 – Mike Liambas (1)
Troy Grosenick (25 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Andrew Hammond (33 saves / 34 shots)
April 25 Iowa Wild 1 – 3 Milwaukee Admirals UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 0:30 – Colin Blackwell (1)
No scoring Second period 8:43 – Mathieu Olivier (1)
Kyle Rau (3) – pp – 13:23 Third period 14:32 – Anthony Richard (1)
Andrew Hammond (20 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Troy Grosenick (21 saves / 22 shots)
April 26 Iowa Wild 4 – 5 OT Milwaukee Admirals UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena Recap  
Matt Read (2) – pp – 18:43 First period 6:59 – Phillip Di Giuseppe (1)
18:14 – shAnthony Richard (2)
Gerald Mayhew (3) – 4:15 Second period No scoring
Cal O'Reilly (2) – pp – 5:23
Gerald Mayhew (4) – sh – 11:55
Third period 3:11 – Anthony Richard (3)
6:54 – Phillip Di Giuseppe (2)
No scoring First overtime period 12:33 – Frederic Allard (1)
Andrew Hammond (25 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Troy Grosenick (28 saves / 32 shots)
April 29 Iowa Wild 2 – 1 Milwaukee Admirals UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena Recap  
Cal O'Reilly (3) – pp – 4:19 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 11:35 – ppAnthony Richard (4)
Louie Belpedio (1) – 9:24 Third period No scoring
Andrew Hammond (26 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Troy Grosenick (22 saves / 24 shots)
Iowa won series 3–2
(P1) Bakersfield Condors vs. (P4) Colorado Eagles
April 19 Bakersfield Condors 3 – 2 Colorado Eagles Budweiser Events Center Recap  
Brad Malone (1) – 9:17 First period No scoring
William Lagesson (1) – 6:30 Second period 0:55 – Mark Alt (1)
Logan Day (1) – 6:33 Third period 5:48 – David Warsofsky (1)
Shane Starrett (26 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Pavel Francouz (19 saves / 22 shots)
April 20 Bakersfield Condors 1 – 4 Colorado Eagles Budweiser Events Center Recap  
No scoring First period 2:22 – Julien Nantel (1)
No scoring Second period 9:30 – shAndrew Agozzino (1)
Ethan Bear (1) – 1:34 Third period 12:29 – pp – Andrew Agozzino (2)
19:50 – en – Andrew Agozzino (3)
Shane Starrett (18 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Pavel Francouz (29 saves / 30 shots)
April 23 Colorado Eagles 2 – 5 Bakersfield Condors Rabobank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 10:20 – ppRyan Stanton (1)
Anton Lindholm (1) – 7:30
Sheldon Dries (1) – 19:46
Second period 5:34 – Joe Gambardella (1)
7:14 – Evan Polei (1)
10:30 – Evan Bouchard (1)
17:42 – Evan Polei (2)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Pavel Francouz (36 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Shane Starrett (16 saves / 18 shots)
April 27 Colorado Eagles 2 – 5 Bakersfield Condors Rabobank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Martin Kaut (1) – 8:16
Martin Kaut (2) – pp – 19:59
Second period 4:03 – Mitch Callahan (1)
No scoring Third period 2:23 – ppEvan Bouchard (2)
9:05 – shPatrick Russell (1)
10:54 – Brad Malone (2)
19:07 – enLuke Esposito (1)
Pavel Francouz (26 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Shane Starrett 24 saves / 26 shots)
Bakersfield won series 3–1
(P2) San Jose Barracuda vs. (P3) San Diego Gulls
April 17 San Jose Barracuda 5 – 6 OT San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
T. J. Hensick (1) – 3:17
Jeffrey Truchon-Viel (1) – 5:27
Dylan Gambrell (1) – 6:15
First period 7:10 – Jacob Larsson (1)
7:47 – Sam Carrick (1)
10:18 – Kiefer Sherwood (1)
Ivan Chekhovich (1) – 4:47
John McCarthy (1) – 10:34
Second period 14:47 – Corey Tropp (1)
16:35 – Chase De Leo (1)
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 1:13 – Kiefer Sherwood (2)
Antoine Bibeau (5 saves / 8 shots)
Josef Korenar (31 saves / 34 shots)
Goalie stats Kevin Boyle (3 saves / 6 shots)
Jeff Glass (27 saves / 29 shots)
April 18 San Jose Barracuda 5 – 3 San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
Evan Weinger (1) – 12:19 First period No scoring
Ivan Chekhovich (2) – pp – 5:44
Jon Martin (1) – 9:27
Second period 6:15 – shChase De Leo (2)
Jayden Halbgewachs (1) – en – 18:03
Evan Weinger (2) – en – 19:38
Third period 15:46 – Justin Kloos (1)
19:33 – Sam Steel (1)
Josef Korenar (27 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Jeff Glass (22 saves / 25 shots)
April 22 San Diego Gulls 4 – 2 San Jose Barracuda SAP Center Recap  
Sam Steel (2) – 19:21 First period 2:48 – Jon Martin (2)
Ben Street (1) – pp – 3:41
Chase De Leo (3) – 16:47
Second period 18:44 – pp – Jon Martin (3)
Adam Cracknell (1) – en – 19:02 Third period No scoring
Jeff Glass (20 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Josef Korenar (32 saves / 35 shots)
April 24 San Diego Gulls 5 – 2 San Jose Barracuda SAP Center Recap  
Sam Carrick (2) – 15:46 First period 0:50 – Alexander True (1)
Andy Welinski (1) – pp – 3:43
Sam Steel (3) – 6:43
Second period 13:39 – ppNick DeSimone (1)
Adam Cracknell (2) – 5:12
Chase De Leo (4) – en – 18:07
Third period No scoring
Jeff Glass (30 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Josef Korenar (25 saves / 29 shots)
San Diego won series 3–1

Division finals


Eastern Conference

(A1) Charlotte Checkers vs. (A3) Hershey Bears
May 3 Hershey Bears 1 – 4 Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
Chris McCarthy (2) – 15:38 First period 1:42 – Julien Gauthier (2)
3:56 – Derek Sheppard (1)
10:27 – Aleksi Saarela (1)
11:32 – Stelio Mattheos (1)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Vitek Vanecek (34 saves / 38 shots) Goalie stats Dustin Tokarski (25 saves / 26 shots)
May 4 Hershey Bears 3 – 7 Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
Jayson Megna (3) – pp – 17:05 First period 4:43 – Zach Nastasiuk (1)
Ryan Sproul (3) – 15:51 Second period 5:34 – ppMartin Necas (1)
9:25 – Morgan Geekie (5)
Riley Barber (3) – 16:32 Third period 3:24 – Tomas Jurco (2)
6:57 – Julien Gauthier (3)
14:22 – Tomas Jurco (3)
17:58 – pp – Martin Necas (2)
Ilya Samsonov (26 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (24 saves / 27 shots)
May 7 Charlotte Checkers 3 – 1 Hershey Bears Giant Center Recap  
No scoring First period 18:56 – Nathan Walker (1)
Aleksi Saarela (2) – 6:32 Second period No scoring
Stelio Mattheos (2) – 17:52
Aleksi Saarela (3) – en – 19:03
Third period No scoring
Alex Nedeljkovic (17 saves / 18 shots) Goalie stats Vitek Vanecek (20 saves / 22 shots)
May 8 Charlotte Checkers 5 – 2 Hershey Bears Giant Center Recap  
Aleksi Saarela (4) – 14:25 First period No scoring
Julien Gauthier (4) – pp – 0:57
Aleksi Saarela (5) – 14:22
Second period No scoring
Tomas Jurco (4) – pp – 3:01
Aleksi Saarela (6) – en – 18:23
Third period 5:37 – ppJayson Megna (4)
14:44 – Shane Gersich (1)
Alex Nedeljkovic (16 saves / 18 shots) Goalie stats Ilya Samsonov (18 saves / 22 shots)
Charlotte won series 4–0
(N3) Toronto Marlies vs. (N4) Cleveland Monsters
May 1 Cleveland Monsters 2 – 5 Toronto Marlies Coca-Cola Coliseum Recap  
Tommy Cross (1) – pp – 12:39 First period No scoring
Mark Letestu (3) – 5:37 Second period 2:15 – Pierre Engvall (1)
11:59 – ppChris Mueller (4)
14:13 – ppDmytro Timashov (1)
15:42 – ppTrevor Moore (1)
No scoring Third period 19:44 – pp, en – Trevor Moore (2)
Brad Thiessen (21 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo (14 saves / 16 shots)
May 3 Cleveland Monsters 3 – 4 OT Toronto Marlies Coca-Cola Coliseum Recap  
Sonny Milano (2) – 17:58 First period 7:42 – ppChris Mueller (5)
9:30 – Joseph Duszak (1)
Dan DeSalvo (2) – 3:15 Second period 18:23 – Yegor Korshkov (1)
Ryan Collins (1) – 0:40 Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 1:13 – Michael Carcone (1)
Brad Thiessen (22 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo (35 saves / 38 shots)
May 5 Toronto Marlies 2 – 0 Cleveland Monsters Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Recap  
Adam Brooks (5) – 13:24 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Dmytro Timashov (2) – en – 19:29 Third period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo (35 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Brad Thiessen (24 saves / 25 shots)
May 7 Toronto Marlies 6 – 2 Cleveland Monsters Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Recap  
No scoring First period 2:54 – Trey Fix-Wolansky (1)
6:58 – ppZac Dalpe (2)
Mason Marchment (1) – 1:00
Mason Marchment (2) – pp – 3:47
Trevor Moore (3) – 7:12
Trevor Moore (4) – pp – 9:56
Second period No scoring
Michael Carcone (2) – 4:56
Michael Carcone (3) – en – 19:23
Third period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo (23 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Brad Thiessen (21 saves / 26 shots)
Toronto won series 4–0

Western Conference

(C1) Chicago Wolves vs. (C3) Iowa Wild
May 1 Iowa Wild 2 – 3 OT Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Gerald Mayhew (5) – 18:50 First period 14:24 – Brooks Macek (1)
Gerald Mayhew (6) – 16:32 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 6:28 – Nicolas Hague (2)
No scoring First overtime period 18:39 – Cody Glass (3)
Andrew Hammond (26 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (26 saves / 28 shots)
May 2 Iowa Wild 3 – 4 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Gerald Mayhew (7) – pp – 10:15
Luke Kunin (4) – 17:50
First period 1:29 – Brooks Macek (2)
4:42 – Matthew Weis (1)
18:28 – Zach Whitecloud (2)
Luke Kunin (5) – 19:02 Second period 6:07 – Tobias Lindberg (1)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Andrew Hammond (26 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (22 saves / 25 shots)
May 5 Chicago Wolves 0 – 2 Iowa Wild Wells Fargo Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 17:05 – Luke Kunin (6)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 19:05 – enMatt Read (3)
Oscar Dansk (18 saves / 19 shots) Goalie stats Andrew Hammond (26 saves / 26 shots)
May 8 Chicago Wolves 1 – 2 Iowa Wild Wells Fargo Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 13:01 – Gerald Mayhew (8)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Curtis McKenzie (1) – 9:11 Third period 5:25 – Gerald Mayhew (9)
Oscar Dansk (20 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Andrew Hammond (33 saves / 34 shots)
May 10 Chicago Wolves 7 – 4 Iowa Wild Wells Fargo Arena Recap  
Matthew Weis (2) – 3:09
Stefan Matteau (1) – sh – 18:15
First period 15:02 – Ryan Donato (1)
Daniel Carr (1) – pp – 4:24
Curtis McKenzie (2) – 5:10
Curtis McKenzie (3) – pp – 19:03
Second period 16:05 – ppKyle Rau (4)
Gage Quinney (1) – 10:14
Curtis McKenzie (4) – pp – 16:42
Third period 1:52 – Matt Bartkowski (1)
19:19 – Ryan Donato (2)
Oscar Dansk (24 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Andrew Hammond (22 saves / 29 shots)
May 13 Iowa Wild 1 – 3 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Hunter Warner (1) – pp – 13:22 Second period 4:27 – ppCurtis McKenzie (5)
17:33 – shDaniel Carr (2)
17:58 – Cody Glass (4)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Andrew Hammond (23 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (23 saves / 24 shots)
Chicago won series 4–2
(P1) Bakersfield Condors vs. (P3) San Diego Gulls
May 3 San Diego Gulls 3 – 2 4OT Bakersfield Condors Rabobank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 12:09 – shBrad Malone (3)
Justin Kloos (2) – pp – 0:32
Sam Carrick (3) – 4:33
Third period 4:22 – Joe Gambardella (2)
Max Comtois (1) – 4:20 Fourth overtime period No scoring
Jeff Glass (51 saves / 53 shots) Goalie stats Shane Starrett (53 saves / 56 shots)
May 4 San Diego Gulls 4 – 1 Bakersfield Condors Rabobank Arena Recap  
Kiefer Sherwood (3) – 18:15 First period No scoring
Max Comtois (2) – 2:29 Second period No scoring
Isac Lundestrom (1) – 14:45
Adam Cracknell (3) – en – 18:19
Third period 5:44 – Ethan Bear (1)
Kevin Boyle (19 saves / 20 shots)
Jeff Glass (8 saves / 8 shots)
Goalie stats Dylan Wells (35 saves / 38 shots)
May 8 Bakersfield Condors 7 – 6 OT San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
Joe Gambardella (3) – 5:28
Joe Gambardella (4) – 15:55
First period 15:03 – Adam Cracknell (4)
Ethan Bear (2) – 1:04
Joe Gambardella (5) – pp – 14:01
Second period 5:23 – ppKalle Kossila (1)
5:34 – Kiefer Sherwood (4)
8:10 – ppAndy Welinski (2)
Brad Malone (4) – 11:00
Tyler Benson (1) – 19:49
Third period 0:34 – Corey Tropp (2)
7:11 – Sam Steel (4)
William Lagesson (2) – 0:33 First overtime period No scoring
Shane Starrett (13 saves / 17 shots)
Stuart Skinner (10 saves / 12 shots)
Goalie stats Jeff Glass (30 saves / 37 shots)
May 10 Bakersfield Condors 2 – 4 San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
Ryan Stanton (2) – 15:48 First period 12:10 – ppAdam Cracknell (5)
No scoring Second period 0:25 – Sam Carrick (4)
5:07 – Adam Cracknell (6)
19:16 – ppKevin Roy (1)
Keegan Lowe (1) – 8:02 Third period No scoring
Shane Starrett (9 saves / 12 shots)
Stuart Skinner (18 saves / 19 shots)
Goalie stats Jeff Glass (26 saves / 28 shots)
May 11 San Diego Gulls 1 – 2 2OT Bakersfield Condors Rabobank Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 9:30 – ppJoe Gambardella (6)
Kevin Roy (2) – 10:44 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring Second overtime period 13:02 – Josh Currie (1)
Jeff Glass (42 saves / 44 shots) Goalie stats Stuart Skinner (45 saves / 46 shots)
May 13 Bakersfield Condors 2 – 6 San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
Brad Malone (5) — pp – 5:14 First period 0:46 – Chase De Leo (5)
10:00 – Kalle Kossila (2)
17:33 – pp – Kalle Kossila (3)
Evan Bouchard (3) – 4:29 Second period 9:34 – Max Comtois (3)
13:41 – Sam Carrick (5)
No scoring Third period 18:01 – Ben Street (2)
Stuart Skinner (5 saves / 8 shots)
Shane Starrett (18 saves / 21 shots)
Goalie stats Jeff Glass (20 saves / 22 shots)
San Diego won series 4–2

Conference finals


Eastern Conference

(A1) Charlotte Checkers vs. (N3) Toronto Marlies
May 17 Toronto Marlies 2 – 1 Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Dmytro Timashov (3) – pp – 5:50 Second period 12:07 – Haydn Fleury (1)
Mason Marchment (3) – 0:57 Third period No scoring
Kasimir Kaskisuo (26 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (26 saves / 28 shots)
May 18 Toronto Marlies 3 – 5 Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
Jeremy Bracco (3) – 1:33
Colin Greening (1) – 15:43
First period No scoring
Adam Brooks (6) – 4:52 Second period 15:34 – Tomas Jurco (5)
No scoring Third period 7:21 – Nicolas Roy (1)
8:30 – Jesper Sellgren (1)
18:19 – Andrew Poturalski (6)
19:17 – enPatrick Brown (1)
Kasimir Kaskisuo (20 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (9 saves / 12 shots)
Dustin Tokarski (9 saves / 9 shots)
May 21 Charlotte Checkers 5 – 1 Toronto Marlies Coca-Cola Coliseum Recap  
Trevor Carrick (1) – 8:28
Tomas Jurco (6) – 13:54
First period No scoring
Andrew Poturalski (7) – 18:30 Second period No scoring
Patrick Brown (2) – 8:57
Morgan Geekie (6) – 15:23
Third period 17:50 – ppMason Marchment (4)
Alex Nedeljkovic (33 saves / 34 shots) Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo (19 saves / 22 shots)
Michael Hutchinson (3 saves / 5 shots)
May 23 Charlotte Checkers 3 – 4 OT Toronto Marlies Coca-Cola Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period 17:12 – Michael Carcone (4)
Nicolas Roy (2) – sh – 3:40 Second period No scoring
Jesper Sellgren (2) – 1:08
Andrew Poturalski (8) – pp – 7:35
Third period 5:07 – Michael Carcone (5)
11:16 – Jeremy Bracco (4)
No scoring First overtime period 7:29 – Michael Carcone (6)
Alex Nedeljkovic (24 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Kasimir Kaskisuo (29 saves / 32 shots)
May 24 Charlotte Checkers 4 – 1 Toronto Marlies Coca-Cola Coliseum Recap  
Nicolas Roy (3) – sh – 19:01 First period 10:40 – ppTrevor Moore (5)
Steven Lorentz (1) – 0:18
Haydn Fleury (2) – sh – 2:32
Second period No scoring
Clark Bishop (1) – en – 18:05 Third period No scoring
Dustin Tokarski (40 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Michael Hutchinson (20 saves / 23 shots)
May 26 Toronto Marlies 3 – 4 2OT Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
No scoring First period 19:51 – Patrick Brown (3)
Dmytro Timashov (4) – pp, ps – 6:10
Andreas Borgman (1) – 11:35
Calle Rosen (1) – 16:48
Second period 5:15 – shClark Bishop (2)
18:04 – pp – Patrick Brown (4)
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring Second overtime period 1:52 – Morgan Geekie (7)
Kasimir Kaskisuo (31 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (43 saves / 46 shots)
Charlotte won series 4–2

Western Conference

(C1) Chicago Wolves vs. (P3) San Diego Gulls
May 17 San Diego Gulls 4 – 5 OT Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Corey Tropp (3) – 19:32 First period 6:10 – Tobias Lindberg (2)
Max Comtois (4) – 18:51 Second period 10:05 – ppDaniel Carr (3)
Andy Welinski (3) – pp – 8:18
Max Comtois (5) – 10:43
Third period 5:50 – Tye McGinn (4)
16:55 – Nicolas Hague (3)
No scoring First overtime period 14:03 – Cody Glass (5)
Jeff Glass (23 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (40 saves / 44 shots)
May 18 San Diego Gulls 3 – 0 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Sam Carrick (6) – 6:56 First period No scoring
Jack Kopacka (1) – 2:08 Second period No scoring
Sam Steel (5) – en – 18:42 Third period No scoring
Kevin Boyle (29 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (20 saves / 22 shots)
May 22 Chicago Wolves 2 – 3 San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
Tye McGinn (5) – 1:35 First period 4:56 – Corey Tropp (4)
No scoring Second period 3:34 – shSam Steel (6)
11:44 – Trevor Murphy (1)
Curtis McKenzie (6) – 16:30 Third period No scoring
Oscar Dansk (26 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Kevin Boyle (21 saves / 23 shots)
May 24 Chicago Wolves 2 – 1 2OT San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Griffin Reinhart (1) – 4:17 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 3:36 – Justin Kloos (3)
Daniel Carr (4) – 6:01 Second overtime period No scoring
Oscar Dansk (40 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Kevin Boyle (42 saves / 44 shots)
May 25 Chicago Wolves 5 – 2 San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena Recap  
Tomas Hyka (3) – 11:24
Cody Glass (6) – 13:59
First period 4:57 – Adam Cracknell (7)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Daniel Carr (5) – 5:24
Maxime Lagace (1) – en – 10:49
Tye McGinn (6) – en – 17:51
Third period 3:57 – Jacob Larsson (2)
Maxime Lagace (19 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Kevin Boyle (22 saves / 25 shots)
May 27 San Diego Gulls 1 – 3 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Sam Carrick (7) – pp – 14:51 Third period 12:28 – Curtis McKenzie (7)
12:47 – Keegan Kolesar (5)
16:55 – Curtis McKenzie (8)
Kevin Boyle (25 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (29 saves / 30 shots)
Chicago won series 4–2

Calder Cup Finals


Note 1: All times are in Eastern Time (UTC−04:00).
Note 2: Game times in italics signify games to be played only if necessary.

(A1) Charlotte Checkers vs. (C1) Chicago Wolves

June 1 Chicago Wolves 4 – 3 OT Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
Stefan Matteau (2) – 5:54 First period 2:19 – ppTrevor Carrick (2)
15:47 – Martin Necas (3)
19:03 – Andrew Poturalski (9)
Zac Leslie (1) – 11:27
Zach Whitecloud (3) – 19:54
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Stefan Matteau (3) – 5:30 First overtime period No scoring
Oscar Dansk (35 saves / 38 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (32 saves / 36 shots)
June 2 Chicago Wolves 3 – 5 Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum Recap  
Keegan Kolesar (6) – 4:43 First period 3:50 – shNick Schilkey (1)
Gage Quinney (2) – 7:00
Gage Quinney (3) – pp – 11:13
Second period 5:34 – Nicolas Roy (4)
5:48 – Stelio Mattheos (3)
18:53 – Tomas Jurco (7)
No scoring Third period 19:00 – enAndrew Poturalski (10)
Oscar Dansk (26 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Dustin Tokarski (20 saves / 23 shots)
June 5 Charlotte Checkers 4 – 1 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Julien Gauthier (5) – 1:51 First period No scoring
Jake Bean (1) – pp – 2:16
Patrick Brown (5) – sh – 11:46
Second period No scoring
Martin Necas (4) – en – 16:55 Third period 14:49 – Brooks Macek (3)
Alex Nedeljkovic (38 saves / 39 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (22 saves / 25 shots)
June 6 Charlotte Checkers 5 – 3 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Jesper Sellgren (3) – 5:21 First period 0:45 – Nic Hague (4)
16:29 – Zac Leslie (2)
Martin Necas (5) – pp – 19:00 Second period 13:47 – Brooks Macek (4)
Nicolas Roy (5) – 0:32
Aleksi Saarela (7) – 12:52
Nicolas Roy (6) – en – 17:28
Third period No scoring
Dustin Tokarski (22 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (18 saves / 22 shots)
June 8 Charlotte Checkers 5 – 3 Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena Recap  
Andrew Poturalski (11) – 1:31 First period No scoring
Morgan Geekie (8) – 8:25 Second period 19:35 – Brooks Macek (5)
Trevor Carrick (3) – 6:15
Andrew Poturalski (12) – en – 18:13
Zach Nastasiuk (2) – en – 19:44
Third period 16:54 – Gage Quinney (4)
19:21 – Cody Glass (7)
Alex Nedeljkovic (26 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Oscar Dansk (27 saves / 30 shots)
Charlotte won series 4–1

Playoff statistical leaders


Leading skaters

These are the top ten skaters based on points. If there is a tie in points, goals take precedence over assists.[3]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Andrew PoturalskiCharlotte Checkers 1812112312
Morgan GeekieCharlotte Checkers 19810186
Tomas JurcoCharlotte Checkers 187111818
Adam CracknellSan Diego Gulls 1579160
Jeremy BraccoToronto Marlies 13412162
Curtis McKenzieChicago Wolves 21871551
Aleksi SaarelaCharlotte Checkers 1778154
Cody GlassChicago Wolves 2278156
Nicolas RoyCharlotte Checkers 19691514
Tomas HykaChicago Wolves 22312156
Zach WhitecloudChicago Wolves 223121511

Leading goaltenders

This is a combined table of the top five goaltenders based on goals against average and the top five goaltenders based on save percentage with at least 240 minutes played. The table is initially sorted by goals against average, with the criterion for inclusion in bold.[4]

GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; SA = Shots against; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals against average; SV% = Save percentage; SO = Shutouts; TOI = Time on ice (in minutes)

Player Team GP W L SA GA GAA SV% SO TOI
Dustin TokarskiCharlotte Checkers55012481.74.9350275:08
Christopher GibsonBridgeport Sound Tigers42212391.91.9270283:20
Kasimir KaskisuoToronto Marlies1293356262.14.9271729:57
Vitek VanecekHershey Bears41313992.25.9351240:32
Kevin BoyleSan Diego Gulls733175142.25.9201373:52

References


  1. "Check and mate! Charlotte wins Calder Cup". American Hockey League. June 8, 2019.
  2. "CHECKERS CLINCH ATLANTIC DIVISION TITLE". GoCheckers. April 2, 2019.
  3. "2019 Calder Cup Skater Stats". theahl.com. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  4. "2019 Calder Cup Goalie Stats". theahl.com. Retrieved April 20, 2019.