GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - In dramatic fashion the Grand Rapids Griffins clinched their first Midwest Division title since the '05-'06 season with a 3-1 win over Peoria.
The Rivermen got the scoring started just three and a half minutes into the game but the Griffins Brett Skinner tied it with a slap shot from the blue line in the second period.
Tomas Jurco jammed in the puck with 12.9 seconds left in the game for the go-ahead, game winning, power play goal. The Griffins added an empty net for the 3-1 final.
It's the first division crown in seven years and guarantees Grand Rapids at least a three seed in the Calder Cup Playoffs.
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