The Calder Cup and Syracuse Crunch defenseman Eric Neilson swung by the CNY Central studios on Thursday afternoon during the evening newscasts.
Watch the videos to see the full live interviews on CBS 5 and NBC 3 during the 5 and 6 o'clock news.
After defeating the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pengiuns 4-1, the Syracuse Crunch will face off with the Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday in Game 1 of the Calder Cup Finals in the War Memorial at 7 pm. Game 2 is scheduled for Sunday at the War Memorial at 6 pm.
Here's a look at the updated Calder Cup schedule:
Game 1 ?? Sat., June 8 ?? Grand Rapids at Syracuse, 7:00Game 2 ?? Sun., June 9 ?? Grand Rapids at Syracuse, 6:00
Game 3 ?? Wed., June 12 ?? Syracuse at Grand Rapids, 7:00Game 4 ?? Fri., June 14 ?? Syracuse at Grand Rapids, 7:00
*Game 5 ?? Sat., June 15 ?? Syracuse at Grand Rapids, 7:00*Game 6 ?? Tue., June 18 ?? Grand Rapids at Syracuse, 7:00*Game 7 ?? Thu., June 20 ?? Grand Rapids at Syracuse, 7:00