The Toledo Walleye advanced to the 2017 Western Conference Finals on Saturday with a 5-0 win over Fort Wayne in Game 5 of the Central Division Finals.
It is Toledo’s second trip to the Conference Finals in the past three seasons. The Walleye fell to South Carolina 4 games to 3 in the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals.
The Walleye will meet the winner of the Mountain Division Finals between Colorado and Allen in the Western Conference Finals. The Eagles lead that series 3 games to 1 and host Game 5 of the series on Sunday at 3:05 p.m. MT.
A.J. Jenks led the Walleye in the series with four goals while sharing the team lead in points with Tyson Spink (2g-2a). Lerg went 4-1 with a 1.99 goals-against average and a save percentage of .936. Trevor Cheek led Fort Wayne with four points (1g-3a) while Gabriel Desjardins scored a team-best three goals.
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