Admirals Game Results

  • 2 weeks 4 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The Syracuse Crunch's effort early was erased by the Utica Comets’ four unanswered goals.

    The Crunch allowed two goals in a 16 second span late in the second period to tie the score and the Comets scored the eventual game-winner on the power play in the third, as Syracuse fell to Utica, 4-2, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Saturday.

    “I think we’ve got to be pleased with the way we played for 29 minutes,” Crunch head coach Benoit Groulx said. “Then they had that bad goal late in the … second and then they made a good play and scored the second goal. The game changed and then we had some chances. I thought (Comets goalie Richard) Bachman was the best player for them tonight. He made some great stops and then they were very opportunistic scoring on that power play.

    “They’re a good team. We were a good team tonight. We’ve got to be pleased with what we accomplished tonight, but obviously it wasn’t enough.”

  • 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Et tu, Blujus?

    SYR-1
    UTI-3

    Connor Ingram allowed 2 goals on 36 shots for the hard luck loss.

    First Period
    NO SCORING

    Second Period
    1:54 UTI D'Aoust (8), (Brisebois, Sifers)
    6:17 UTI Goldobin (8), (Boucher, Holm)(PP)
    19:13 SYR Yan (8), (Stephens)

    Third Period
    19:24 UTI Blujus (3), (Archibald)(PP)(EN)

    Ingram was the game's third star in defeat.

    Syracuse's recent offensive struggles may be painting us all a picture of just how important Peca and Bournival were to the lineup.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 3 weeks 4 days ago

    Johnsson's natural hat trick sinks Crunch.

    TOR-4
    SYR-2

    Louis Domingue allowed 4 goals on 31 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    2:57 TOR Mueller (9), (Moore, Rychel)(PP)
    16:05 SYR Cirelli (9), (Joseph, Archambault)

    Second Period
    6:23 TOR Johnsson (18), (Valiev)
    10:14 TOR Johnsson (19), (Kapanen, Holl)
    13:44 TOR Johnsson (20), (Kapanen, Holl)

    Third Period
    19:04 SYR Volkov (12), (Stephens, McBain)

    If you're looking for silver linings, Anthony Cirelli maintained a five game point streak since returning to the lineup from injury.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 3 weeks 4 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The Syracuse Crunch were overwhelmed by the top team in the AHL.

    The Crunch evened the score late in the first period but the Marlies’ Andreas Johnsson netted a natural hat trick in the second, as Syracuse fell to Toronto, 4-2, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Saturday.

    The Marlies now have earned a point in 11 straight games.

    “They were, again tonight, the best team by far,” Crunch head coach Benoit Groulx said. “I thought (goalie Louis Domingue) kept us in the game and gave us a chance to win, but obviously not good enough.”

  • 3 weeks 5 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The Syracuse Crunch’s lineup was filled with rookies and call-ups.

    Nine players are in their first year in the pros, and six have spent time in the ECHL this season.

    Syracuse still kept rolling.

    The youth led the way with rookies combining for eight of the Crunch’s 13 points, as Syracuse beat the Belleville Senators, 5-2, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.

    “I think a lot of the rookies have the traits you need to be successful in pro hockey,” Crunch defenseman Mat Bodie said. “We transitioned to a speed game and we have a lot of guys that can really fly, so once they start playing with confidence — which they are now — it’s paying dividends for all of us here.”

  • 3 weeks 5 days ago

    Crunch's young guns continue to roll on.

    BEL-2
    SYR-5

    Connor Ingram allowed 2 goals on 24 shots for the victory. He's 8-2-1 since taking over as Syracuse's starter with Domingue up top in Tampa Bay.

    First Period
    1:56 SYR Cirelli (8), (Joseph, Bodie)
    15:28 SYR Tammela (3), (Bodie, Volkov)

    Second Period
    1:09 SYR Archambault (3), (Cirelli, Joseph)

    Third Period
    0:52 BEL Burgdoerfer (4), (Hogberg)(PP)
    4:03 SYR Thomas (3), (Bodie, Tammela)
    6:04 BEL Burgdoerfer (5), (McCormick, Doornbosch)
    17:02 SYR Stephens (16), (unassisted)(EN)

    Mathieu Joseph, Anthony Cirelli, and Mat Bodie were the game's three stars. Jonne Tammela (The Cobra!) chipped in his first multi-point game of the campaign, as well.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 4 weeks 4 days ago

    Crunch start streaking in the wrong direction.

    SYR-2
    UTI-4

    Connor Ingram allowed 4 goals on 24 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    16:58 UTI Boucher (19), (Goldobin, Demko)

    Second Period
    2:50 UTI Archibald (6), (Darcy, Goldobin)(PP)
    5:42 SYR Tammela (2), (Bournival, McBain)(PP)
    15:07 UTI Boucher (20), (Darcy, Holm)
    17:32 UTI Darcy (2), (Sautner, Goldobin)

    Third Period
    0:29 SYR Bournival (13), (Cirelli, Walcott)

    Adam Erne remains day-to-day, but then again, aren't we all?

    At least Jonne Tammela (The Cobra!) potted his second AHL goal.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 4 weeks 5 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    Head coach Benoit Groulx liked the first 20 minutes, but the Syracuse Crunch faded in the second and third periods against the North Division leaders.

    The Crunch fell behind early and the Marlies finished with a pair of power play markers, as Syracuse fell to Toronto, 4-1, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday. The loss snaps the Crunch’s 10 game point streak.

    “I thought we had a great first period. Missed many opportunities. ... They had one chance and they scored on it,” Groulx said. “Then I thought they were the best team on the ice. We turned the puck over. We didn’t have any speed. Our power play killed the momentum. Our PK was so-so tonight.

    “Overall, I thought the first was pretty good and then Toronto was the better team.”

  • 4 weeks 5 days ago

    Erne-less Crunch drop key game against division-leading Marlies.

    TOR-4
    SYR-1

    Connor Ingram allowed 3 goals on 24 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    2:25 TOR Moore (6), (Mueller, Rychel)(PP)

    Second Period
    4:30 TOR Smith (18), (Kapanen, Liljegren)(PP)
    10:08 SYR Stephens (14), (Cirelli, Yan)(PP)
    15:54 TOR Greening (9), (Marchment, Moore)

    Third Period
    16:41 TOR Johnsson (16), (Moore)(PP)(EN)

    Mitchell Stephens was the game's second star after scoring his team-leading 14th goal of his rookie pro campaign.

    Syracuse got Anthony Cirelli and Dennis Yan back in the lineup, but with Adam Erne still nicked up the Syracuse attack continued to sputter tonight against the division leaders from Toronto.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 5 weeks 15 hours ago

    Crunch winning streak snapped in goaltending duel.

    SYR-1
    BNG-2 (OT)

    Connor Ingram re-entered the nets for the Crunch after Louis Domingue's return to Tampa Bay and stopped 23 of 25 shots for the OT loss. That snapped a personal six game winning streak for Ingram.

    First Period
    3:22 SYR Stephens (13), (Joseph, Bodie)(PP)

    Second Period[b]
    18:55 BEL O'Brien (10), (McCormick, Chlapik)

    [b]Third Period
    NO SCORING

    Overtime
    2:13 BEL McCormick (6), (O'Brien, Burgdoerfer)

    The Crunch offense may have been a little off kilter tonight with Adam Erne, Anthony Cirelli, and Dennis Yan all nicked up with injuries and out of the lineup. The club did get Mitchell Stephens' 13th goal of the season, Stephens has quickly and quietly ascended to the top of Syracuse's goalscoring list on the back of seven goals in his last eight games. His roughly three week rampage surely makes him yet another prime recall option for the Lightning's vacant roster spot, whenever they should choose to fill it.

    With the point tonight, the Crunch are within three points of Rochester for second in the North Division with a game in hand on the Americans and five points back of first place Toronto with the Marlies holding a game in hand. The team's 9-1-0 run in their last ten games has put them within whisper's distance of catching the division's lead pack, which seemed nearly impossible just a couple of months ago when the team was languishing around last place.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

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