Watch: Oliver Bjorkstrand scores Calder Cup winner in OT
The city of Cleveland has finally won a championship.
With 1.9 seconds remaining in overtime Saturday, Columbus Blue Jackets prospect Oliver Bjorkstrand buried the game's only goal for the Lake Erie Monsters, completing a four-game sweep of the Hershey Bears and clinching the AHL's Calder Cup in front of a record crowd at Quicken Loans Arena.
After setting an AHL record with his third overtime goal of the postseason and tying a league record with his sixth game-winner, Bjorkstrand was awarded the Jack Butterfield Trophy for AHL Playoff MVP - finishing the playoffs with 10 goals and 16 points in 17 games.
Meanwhile, the Monsters were backstopped by a 23-save shutout from Anton Forsberg, who was nearly unbeatable in the AHL playoffs:
It's the first Calder Cup for the city of Cleveland since 1964, when the Cleveland Barons swept their championship series against the Quebec Aces.