Detroit Red Wings prospect Jonatan Berggren lied to me (and you)

The Grand Rapids Griffins players have lied, stolen, and cheated in their third round of the AHL playoffs. Who is lying, stealing, and cheating?
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Grand Rapids Griffins were cheated out of their summer vacation

The Grand Rapids Griffins seemed to possibly have their sights set on a nice golfing trip, getting back home to their families, or just mailing it in, but they changed their tune halfway through the third.

Right on cue, the players must have heard Larry Figurski (TV/Radio Broadcaster of the Grand Rapids Griffins) between the benches who mentioned they needed to score on the power play.

Earning a 4-minute power play due to a high stick to Simon Edvinsson’s pretty face (the player must have really gotten his stick in the stratosphere to reach Edvinsson’s head). The Grand Rapids went to work scoring 2 on the ensuing power play and fulfilling Figurski’s rational, understandable demands.

Rather than going home to pack for vacation, Berggren, Cossa, and company made sure that another bus ride was in the cards.

I look forward to the upcoming winner take all game tomorrow (Sunday, May 26) with the pregame show starting at 5:45 p.m. ET and puck drop at 6 p.m. (supposedly). If you can make the drive to Milwaukee, it should be a heck of a time. Otherwise, you can find the game on or free on the radio (usually 96.1 or 106.9 on

Next. May 25. Bad news for Detroit Red Wings prospect, Jonatan Berggren. dark