Admirals Game Results

  • 4 weeks 2 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    Trailing by one late in the third period, the Syracuse Crunch threw everything it could on net.

    The shots either hit a body in front, Utica goalie Joe Cannata deflected the puck wide, or the shots just missed the mark, as the Crunch couldn't find the equalizer in a 4-2 loss to the Comets at the Onondaga County War Memorial Saturday.

    "I was shocked it didn't go in," said Syracuse head coach Rob Zettler. "(Mike Angelidis) had a chance to bury one, (Ryan) Martindale had it all alone in front. I haven't seen the replay, so I don't know if he just missed the net or it was blocked. I thought for sure we were going to tie it there and make something out of nothing, but we weren't able to."

  • 4 weeks 3 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    With time winding down in overtime, Slater Koekkoek made a bold prediction.

    The Syracuse Crunch defenseman was next to hit the ice during the three-on-three portion of the extra session, but took a moment to tell fellow rookie Dylan Blujus that he would end the game.

    Koekkoek's words proved to be prophetic, as his game-winner 4:52 into overtime lifted the Crunch to a 2-1 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday. Syracuse has won four straight.

    "Blujus and I were sitting on the bench, and (assistant coach Trent) Cull had just said I was the next D out," Koekkoek said. "I looked over at Blue and I said 'Don't worry Blue, I got this one.'"

  • 4 weeks 3 days ago

    Syracuse goes Koekkoek in Overtime.

    WBS-1
    SYR-2 (OT)

    Kristers Gudlevskis allowed 1 goal on 28 points for the victory. That's just 1 goal allowed in the last couple of games.

    First Period
    NO SCORING

    Second Period
    SYR Gourde, (25) (Dotchin, Courtnall), 8:17

    Third Period
    WBS Kostopoulos, (14) (Pouliot), 11:22

    Overtime
    SYR Koekkoek, (4) (Marchessault), 4:52

    Slater Koekkoek and Gudlevskis were the game's first and second stars. If you look at the last 11 games, Slater has 1 goal and 9 points in that span, with a +6 rating. He's definitely turned a corner in his development in the past few weeks, as he's now sprinkling in the offensive contributions with his reasonably steady defensive play.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 5 weeks 1 day ago

    Weekend sweep (roller coaster goes up)!

    SYR- 2
    BRI-0

    Kristers Gudlevskis stopped all 29 shots he faced for his second shutout of the season. He had 5 last season. He also got his save percentage back to .900 with the victory, just a shade below his .901 of a year ago.

    First Period
    SYR Gourde, (24) (Koekkoek, Kunyk), 9:31 (PP)

    Second Period
    NO SCORING

    Third Period
    SYR Courtnall, (5) (Smith, Blujus), 16:25

    Yanni Gourde, Gudlevskis, and once (and future?) Bolt Prospect Justin Courtnall were the game's three stars. Yes, quiet acquisition Justin Courtnall, the ex-Lightning pick and son-of-a-Geoff. He's back in our lives. Reunited, and it feels so good.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 5 weeks 3 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    After struggling through the second period, the Syracuse Crunch found a way to pull out the win.

    The Crunch scored two goals in the first six minutes but the Flames took the lead midway through the second. Syracuse rallied for four goals in the third to beat Adirondack, 7-4, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.

    "We got our thoughts together and took a few minutes to rest up, and then we said 'They're not going to give us anything, we just have to dig down, dig deep, and find a way,'" Crunch forward Tanner Richard said of what happened during the second intermission. "We all rallied together pretty well and came out with the two points."

  • 5 weeks 3 days ago

    Crunch avenge their most humiliating loss of the year.

    ADK-4
    SYR-7

    Kristers Gudlevskis allowed 4 goals on 38 shots for the win. Credit him for continuing to battle after allowing 4 goals on his first 20 shots faced.

    First Period
    SYR Gourde, (23) (Ashton, Cote), 4:28
    SYR Martindale, (9) (Marchessault), 5:39
    ADK Agostino, (6) (Reinhart), 12:27 (SH)

    Second Period
    ADK Setoguchi, (2) (Vause, Acolatse), 2:15
    SYR Ashton, (6) (Richard), 3:35
    ADK Acolatse, (5) (Kulak, Arnold), 6:41 (PP)
    ADK Agostino, (7) (Setoguchi, Cundari), 11:16

    Third Period
    SYR Martindale, (10) (Koekkoek, Broll), 2:52
    SYR Witkowski, (2) (Richard, Gourde), 11:45
    SYR Richard, (11) (Gourde, Ashton), 14:15
    SYR Dotchin, (5) (Martindale), 18:29 (EN)

    Gudlevskis, Carter Ashton, and Ryan Martindale were the game's three stars. Yanni Gourde and Tanner Richard each had 3 point nights as well, so lots of Syracuse players got healthy on the stat sheet tonight.

    The Crunch have fallen 6 points out of the conference title chase, but are still up 5 points on Springfield in the division. The real question is whether Syracuse can sustain any success if Vladislav Namestnikov stays with Tampa Bay the rest of the season. It's a tough ask, but the team did manage 7 goals tonight, obviously.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 6 weeks 1 day ago

    Missing Vladdy N.

    SYR-2
    BNG-4

    Kristers Gudlevskis allowed 4 goals on 34 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    SYR Gourde, (22) (Ashton, Kunyk), 8:18 (PP)
    BNG Wideman, (15) (Robinson, McCormick), 13:02

    Second Period
    BNG Johnson, (4) (Camper, Prince), 15:50 (PP)

    Third Period
    BNG Schneider, (19) (D. Grant, Mullen), 11:30 (SH)
    BNG D. Grant, (18) (Mullen, Dzingel), 15:16 (PP)
    SYR Richard, (10) , 18:05 (PP)

    Without Vladislav Namestnikov, the Crunch just seem to be a middle-of-the-road team at best. He and Marchessault are the straws that stir the drink for Syracuse, and they just can't seem to score with one of them out of the lineup.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 6 weeks 3 days ago

    Roller coaster goes down...

    POR-5
    SYR-2

    Kristers Gudlevskis allowed 4 goals on 24 shots for the loss. Just wild swings from one game to the next in Gudlevskis' and the team's play.

    First Period
    SYR Angelidis, (17) (Dodero, Blujus), 9:45
    POR Dziurzynski, (14) (Hanley, Wathier), 10:17
    POR Reese, (7) (Martinook, H. Samuelsson), 16:19
    POR Shinnimin, (13) (Szwarz, Hodgman), 17:55

    Second Period
    SYR Kunyk, (9) (Koekkoek), 15:53
    POR H. Samuelsson, (11) (P. Samuelsson, Bolduc), 16:50

    Third Period
    POR Martinook, (13) , 19:09 (EN)

    Mike Angelidis was the game's third star.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 6 weeks 3 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    Every time the Crunch gained ground, the Pirates stole the momentum.

    Portland answered Syracuse goals within a minute in both the first and second period, as the Pirates topped the Crunch, 5-2, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.

    "They did a good job of striking right after we scored, and that's unacceptable," said Syracuse captain Mike Angelidis. "We can't let that happen, not twice."

  • 7 weeks 2 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    Kristers Gudlevskis bounced back.

    The Crunch goalie, one night after being pulled in a 7-6 loss to Albany, registered 38 saves and an assist on the game-winning power play goal to lift Syracuse over the Utica Comets, 4-1, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Saturday.

    "It's a new game, that's history and move on," Gudlevskis said of the game Friday. "Most important was to bounce back from yesterday."

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