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Denver Advances to Ray Miron Presidents' Cup Finals

April 26, 2014 - Central Hockey League (CHL) News Release

GLENDALE, AZ - The Denver Cutthroats are headed to the Ray Miron Presidents' Cup Finals thanks to their series victory over the Arizona Sundogs by a four games to one margin. The Cutthroats, playing in just their second season, earn their first trip to the Finals.

The Cutthroats punched their ticket to the Finals thanks to a one-sided 7-0 victory over the Sundogs on Saturday night in Game 5 of the series played at the Denver Coliseum. With the win, Denver has now won six of their last seven playoff contests dating back to the Opening Round.

Prior to beating the Sundogs in five games, Denver ousted the Tulsa Oilers in the Opening Round with a four games to two series win. The clinching game was a 5-4 overtime thriller in Tulsa in Game 6 of the series.

Denver will await the winner of the Allen Americans/Quad City Mallards series which currently sits with both teams with two wins as they the result of Game 5 has yet to be determined. The series is headed back to Allen for Game 6 on Tuesday and a potential Game 7 on Wednesday (if necessary).

The Cutthroats finished the regular season with a 38-17-11 record (87 points) finishing second overall in the CHL standings trailing the Governors' Cup winning Missouri Mavericks by three points (Missouri was defeated by Arizona in the Opening Round, 4-2).

The Ray Miron Presidents' Cup Final's schedule will be announced at the conclusion of the Americans/Mallards series. Follow all the CHL playoff news, notes and happenings on and at the CHL's Playoff HQ.

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