The Toronto Marlies, a proud member of the American Hockey League, will play the Norfolk Admirals (AHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning) in the 2012 Calder Cup Final Series. Toronto earned a berth in the Calder Cup by defeating the Oklahoma City Barons four games to one in the Western Conference Final. This is the second Calder Cup appearance for the Toronto Maple Leafs’ AHL affiliate (St. John’s 1991/92).
Toronto holds a record of 11-2 in the playoffs, while Norfolk enters the series with a record of 11-3. The Marlies and Admirals did not play one another during the regular season.
The following is the confirmed schedule for the 2012 Calder Cup Final Series. All Toronto home games will be played at Ricoh Coliseum. Broadcast schedule will be announced at a later date.
2012 Calder Cup Finals – (best-of-7)
E1-Norfolk Admirals vs. W2-Toronto Marlies
Game 1 – Friday, June 1 – Toronto at Norfolk, 7:30 p.m.
Game 2 – Saturday, June 2 – Toronto at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.
Game 3 – Thursday, June 7 – Norfolk at Toronto, 7:00 p.m.
Game 4 – Saturday, June 9 – Norfolk at Toronto, 3:00 p.m.
*Game 5 – Sunday, June 10 – Norfolk at Toronto, 3:00 p.m.
*Game 6 – Wednesday, June 13 – Toronto at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.
*Game 7 – Friday, June 15 – Toronto at Norfolk, 7:30 p.m.
*if necessary – (All times Eastern)