Admirals Game Results

  • 20 hours 9 min ago

    New Crunchning Death Star vaporizes Sens to run streak to nine.

    SYR-6
    BEL-0

    Connor Ingram stopped all 18 shots he faced for the shutout victory, his first shutout as a pro.

    First Period
    9:01 SYR Volkov (5), (Lynch, Thomas)
    14:37 SYR Stephens (4), (Volkov, Verhaeghe)

    Second Period
    7:35 SYR McBain (4), (Volkov, Peca)(PP)
    15:05 SYR Stephens (5), (Masin)(SH)

    Third Period
    10:37 SYR Cirelli (6), (Erne, Joseph)(PP)
    16:09 SYR Volkov (6), (Peca, Masin)

    Alexander Volkov, Mitchell Stephens, and Ingram were the game's three stars.

    Tonight you started to see the quality of the depth the Crunch have, prospect-wise, start to show. This isn't a team that has top scoring line NHL caliber skill on it, but everywhere you look there's a really high energy player who is a strong 200 foot player and plays a strong possession game. Cirelli and Joseph, in particular, had their way in the previous two games. Tonight was Volkov and Stephens' turn.

    I'll also throw some love Dominik Masin's way tonight, as he had two assists and has been really good since joining the Crunch after some injuries nagged him in camp. He's formed a very solid pair with rookie Erik Cernak, and the mind wanders to thoughts of whether that may be a pair in the NHL in a couple of years time.

    Syracuse is now 4 games over .500 and sits just 3 points back of Rochester for second in the North Division after the Americans dropped their game a shootout tonight.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 1 day 18 hours ago

    Crunch score five unanswered to extend winning streak to eight games.

    SYR-5
    BNG-2

    Louis Domingue allowed 2 goals on 23 shots for the victory.

    First Period
    0:57 BNG Bastian (5), (Kennedy, Quenneville)
    16:46 BNG Bastian (6), (Kapla, Jacobs)
    19:52 SYR Joseph (4), (Thomas, Bodie)

    Second Period
    3:09 SYR Verhaeghe (6), (Erne, Bodie)(PP)
    4:45 SYR Gallant (1), (Masin, Cirelli)
    7:35 SYR Cirelli (4), (Joseph, McBain)
    17:19 SYR Cirelli (5), (Joseph)

    Third Period
    NO SCORING

    Anthony Cirelli and Mathieu Joseph were the game's first and second stars. For Cirelli, if you're scoring at home, that's 2 goals and 6 points in the last 2 games. I'd call that an outburst.

    Syracuse was sporting to spot Bingo a pair of goals, and then proceeded to blow the Devils straight off the rink, including a 4-0 Second Period that had to have been soul destroying for the home club. Syracuse started the season playing fairly tight defense, more or less, but couldn't find the goals en route to losing a slew of one goal games. Now they've got two lines rolling, and they're starting to take on the appearance of Crunchning Death Star II.

    The Crunch are now in sole possession of third place in the North Division, 4 points back of second place Rochester, who are next in the crosshairs.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 3 days 8 hours ago

    Erne's hat trick keeps streaking Crunch on track.

    SYR-6
    UTI-1

    Louis Domingue allowed 1 goal on 25 shots for the victory. He's 5-2-0 with a .927 save percentage since joining Syracuse.

    First Period
    9:54 UTI Wiercioch (4), (Megna, Darcy)(SH)
    17:57 SYR Erne (4), (Lynch)

    Second period
    9:55 SYR Verhaeghe (4), (Masin, Cernak)
    11:02 SYR Verhaeghe (5), (Bournival)

    Third Period

    7:54 SYR Spencer (1), (Cirelli, Erne)
    10:50 SYR Erne (5), (Bodie, Cirelli)
    12:48 SYR Erne (6), (Joseph, Cirelli)(PP)

    Adam Erne, Carter Verhaeghe, and Mathieu Joseph were the game's three stars.

    Erne's hat trick obviously gets the headlines, but it was a banner night for several Crunch players, Carter Verhaeghe's two goals ended up being the critical markers that swayed the momentum of the game, and Anthony Cirelli chipped in assists in triplicate to help Syracuse turn the game into a laugher in the final frame. Additionally, defenseman Matthew Spencer had a milestone moment scoring his first professional goal.

    Syracuse's white hot seven game winning streak has moved them from the out house of the North Division to third in winning percentage and fourth in raw points.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 1 week 19 hours ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    Before the shootout began, Syracuse Crunch head coach Benoit Groulx looked down his bench.

    Groulx saw Ty Loney, who was promoted from ECHL after recording 21 points in 20 games. After some hesitation by Loney on the selection, Groulx called his number in the seventh round of the shootout.

    Loney beat Senators goalie Andrew Hammond five-hole for his first pro shootout goal and Connor Ingram made a key save at the other end, as the Crunch rallied to top the Senators, 5-4, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Saturday.

    Syracuse is now riding a six game win streak.

    “My plan was to send him first. We asked him how good he was in the shootout and he went like ‘uhhh’ so waited a little bit,” Groulx said with a laugh. “Finally, he ended up having the winner.”

    “I’m more of a clean-up guy, not a lead-off guy,” Loney said with a smile.

  • 1 week 20 hours ago

    Six straight for the Crunch puts them up over .500.

    BEL-4
    SYR-5 (SO)

    Connor Ingram allowed 4 goals on 24 shots before stopping 6 of 7 shooters in the penalty shot session for the SO win.

    First Period
    2:29 SYR Masin (4), (Spencer, Verhaeghe)
    17:37 BEL Chlapik (4), (McCormick, Jaros)
    19:12 SYR Stephens (3), (Peca, Cernak)

    Second Period
    1:59 BEL White (4), (Perron, Jaros)(PP)
    12:29 SYR Bodie (2), (Bournival, Lynch)

    Third Period
    0:57 BEL DiDomenico (5), (Paul, White)(PP)
    3:47 BEL Paul (1), (DiDomenico)
    19:12 SYR Erne (3), (Joseph, Bodie)(PP)

    Overtime
    NO SCORING

    Shootout
    BEL- White
    SYR- Joseph, Loney

    Ty Loney and Adam Erne were the game's first and second stars.

    Syracuse came within an eyelash of seeing their winning streak go up in smoke in a frustrating Third Period, but Adam Erne's tally with 48 seconds to go kept hope alive. Syracuse actually had a staggering 25-7 shot advantage through 40 minutes before Belleville started playing score effects hockey in the Third Period to pull ahead on the scoreboard, if only for a moment.

    Thankfully, Syracuse's late game heroics moved them to a 10-9-1-2 record for the campaign and above .500 after banging their heads against the wall in multiple 1 goal losses the first two months of the year.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 1 week 1 day ago

    Five straight wins gets Syracuse back to .500.

    LAV-1
    SYR-2

    Louis Domingue allowed 1 goal on 25 shots for the victory. His save percentage since joining the Crunch has now gotten to a stylish .923 mark after tonight's effort.

    First Period
    NO SCORING

    Second Period
    5:58 SYR Erne (2), (Cirelli, McBain)

    Third Period
    1:56 SYR Peca (3), (Stephens, Thomas)
    16:42 LAV Terry (11), (Taormina, Petti)(PP)

    Matthew Peca, Domingue, and Adam Erne were the game's three stars.

    Syracuse has risen from the basement of the North Division to a three-way tie for third in the division in winning percentage.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 1 week 1 day ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The Syracuse Crunch were able to overcome some adversity to remain on a hot streak.

    Despite getting back into town late after a trip from Toronto and at one point being down to 10 forwards, the Syracuse Crunch held the Laval Rocket off the scoreboard until the final four minutes and hung on to win their fifth straight game, 2-1, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.

    “Tonight was a tricky game for us,” Crunch head coach Benoit Groulx said. “We came back very late from Toronto, and it’s never easy when you travel during the night. We came in at 3 or 3:30 a.m., so the following game is always a tough one. We saw it right away that we didn’t have our best legs tonight. … It was a tricky game, but I thought we did enough to win. We hung in there at the end. Our goalie was solid again. It’s a good win for us.”

  • 1 week 3 days ago

    Crunch winning streak hits 4 games.

    SYR-3
    TOR-1

    Louis Domingue allowed 1 goal on 28 shots for the victory. He's been good since being acquired from the Arizona organization, and a .916 save percentage through 5 decisions has given the Crunch a solid backstop they can count on.

    First Period
    10:35 SYR DiDomenico (4), (Conacher, Bodie)

    Second Period
    9:00 SYR Lynch (5), (McNeill, Volkov)

    Third Period
    4:24 TOR Gauthier (1), (Liljegren, Dermott)(PP)
    19:07 SYR Conacher (7), (McNeill)(EN)

    Domingue and Kevin Lynch were the game's first and second stars.

    Syracuse gets to 1 game under .500. You get the feeling once they crack even, they're primed to really make a run into playoff position.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 2 weeks 20 hours ago

    Streaking Crunch run it to 3 in a row.

    SYR-4
    WBS- 3

    Connor Ingram allowed 3 goals on 33 shots for the victory.

    First Period
    1:39 SYR Walcott (1), (Verhaeghe, Cernak)
    2:58 WBS Tiffels (1), (Quinney, Johnson)
    7:39 WBS Blueger (3), (Haggerty, Johnson)
    17:28 SYR Verhaeghe (3), (Bodie, McBain)(PP)

    Second Period
    10:56 SYR Bournival (7), (unassisted)(SH)
    16:50 SYR Peca (2), (Erne)

    Third Period
    7:15 WBS Corrado (2), (Simon, Thomas)

    Carter Verhaeghe and Matthew Peca were the game's first and second stars. After going 19 games without a goal, Peca now has a goal in two of his last three tilts. He also has a gaudy 6 points over that three game span.

    Syracuse moves to 2 games under .500 with the victory. If they can get their record back to level, then the push to get back into playoff contention can begin.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 2 weeks 1 day ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The Syracuse Crunch surged out of the gate, but needed their penalty kill to bail them out late in the game.

    The Crunch jumped out to a three-goal lead in the first period, but the Penguins cut their deficit to one in the third period. Syracuse killed off a five minute major penalty in the closing minutes and added a pair of empty-netters in a 5-2 win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.

    The loss snaps an 12-game point streak for the league-leading Penguins.

    “Any time you can score early in a period, especially two or three in the same period, that’s going to build momentum for your hockey team,” Crunch defenseman Jamie McBain said. “They’re a great team and we knew they were going to make a push for it and not make it easy on us. We had some big kills and were able to pull it off.”

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