AHL playoffs planner
WHAT: Charlotte Checkers vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Game 5 of the American Hockey League’s Atlantic Division Finals.
WHEN: Saturday, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Bojangles’ Coliseum
WHAT’S AT STAKE: It’s a must-win situation for Charlotte, which trails 3-1 in the best-of-7 series. The Checkers are coming off Wednesday night’s 2-1 loss, which went five overtimes and lasted six hours. It was the longest game in the AHL’s 82-year history. ...The series’ winner will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.
Observer Staff Report