Admirals Battle Rockford in West Division Semifinals
Apr 12, 2009
Milwaukee, WI—The West Division Champion Milwaukee Admirals will face the Rockford IceHogs in the Calder Cup Playoffs’ West Division Semifinals beginning Thursday, April 16th at 7:00 pm at the Bradley Center. This will be the first ever post-season meeting between the two clubs.
Following game one, the teams will hit the ice at the BC on Saturday, April 18th at 7:30 pm before the series switches to Rockford for games three and four on Sunday, April 19th at 5:05 pm and Tuesday, April 21st at 7:05 pm. If necessary, game five would take place back in Milwaukee on Friday, April 24th at 7:00 pm, followed by game six in Rockford on Sunday, April 16th at 5:05 pm with game seven set for Monday, April 27th at 7:00 pm at the Bradley Center.
West Division Semifinal - Series "G" (best-of-7)
W1-Milwaukee Admirals vs. W4-Rockford IceHogs
Game 1 - Thu., Apr. 16 - Rockford at Milwaukee, 7:00
Game 2 - Sat., Apr. 18 - Rockford at Milwaukee, 7:30
Game 3 - Sun., Apr. 19 - Milwaukee at Rockford, 5:05
Game 4 - Tue., Apr. 21 - Milwaukee at Rockford, 7:05
*Game 5 - Fri., Apr. 24 - Rockford at Milwaukee, 7:00
*Game 6 - Sun., Apr. 26 - Milwaukee at Rockford, 5:05
*Game 7 - Mon., Apr. 27 - Rockford at Milwaukee, 7:00
The Admirals finished the regular season with a 49-22-3-6 record and 107 points, which tied them for the most points in the AHL with the Manitoba Moose. Rockford ended their second season in the league in fourth place in the West Division with 86 points on a 40-34-0-6 record. The two teams squared off ten times during the regular season, with the Admirals posting a 6-3-0-1 record against the Hogs.
Tickets for games one and two of the series are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Groups of ten or more people receive a minimum of $2 off of each ticket. For more information or to order group tickets call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.
Playoff packages are still available and guarantee the same seat for all potential post-season games. For more information on playoff packages click here.