The Calder Cup (for minor-league professional ice hockey teams) has been awarded againand the Chicago Wolves are back on top of the American Hockey League, TSN reported.
The Wolves secured their first Calder Cup championship since 2008 and their third overall t with a 4-0 victory on June 25 over the Springfield Thunderbirds at MassMutual Center, winning the Calder Cup Finals four games to one.
Wolves forward Josh Leivo won the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as the most valuable player of the 2022 Calder Cup Playoffs after finishing with 15 goals and 14 assists for 29 points in 18 gamesthe highest point total by any player in the Calder Cup Playoffs in the last 14 years.
Chicago went 14-4 during the postseason after a league-best 50-win, 110-point regular season.
Ivan Herrera hit a tie-breaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning for his first career RBI and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on June 25 in Missouri, ESPN noted.
The Cubs and Cardinals wrap up their three-game series Sunday, June 26.
Unfortunately, the Chicago White Sox also lost on June 25.
The Baltimore Orioles beat them 6-2 at Guaranteed Rate Field, giving the out-of-towners their first four-game winning streak this season. Meanwhile, Chicago has lost four consecutive games at home.
The series finale will take place Sunday, June 26.