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  • 30 weeks 1 day ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    Captain Erik Condra believes the Syracuse Crunch's confidence was a little too high.

    After a dominating 8-2 performance in Belleville Friday, Syracuse struggled out of the gate in a 2-1 loss to the Utica Comets at the Onondaga County War Memorial Saturday. The loss snaps Syracuse’s six game home win streak.

    “I just think we thought it was going to be easy like last night and it just wasn’t,” Condra said. “They’re a hardworking team. They took our coach (Trent Cull) and they play our system. He’s got them working hard. We weren’t ready for that, and then it was too little, too late.”

  • 30 weeks 1 day ago

    Crunch goalscoring runs dry against rival Utica.

    UTI-2
    SYR-1

    Louis Domingue allowed 2 goals on 25 shots for the hard luck loss.

    First Period
    NO SCORING

    Second Period
    0:54 UTI Chaput (9), (Molino, Wiercioch)
    5:16 SYR Condra (4), (Peca, Verhaeghe)
    16:54 UTI Molino (2), (Cassels)

    Third Period
    NO SCORING

    Domingue was the game's second star.

    After scoring eight against Belleville, it's crazy the Crunch offense ran aground tonight. They almost went shotless in the First Period, ultimately being awarded just one shot on frame in the opening 20 minutes, and things just never got rolling from there beyond the obligatory 15 shot score-effects effort in the Third Period.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 30 weeks 2 days ago

    The Crunch get a visit from the snowman with the merlot hat. Not purple. Merlot.

    SYR-8
    BEL-2

    Louis Domingue allowed 2 goals on 29 shots for the win. Goal support!

    First Period
    3:39 BEL White (5), (Werek)
    5:42 SYR Masin (5), (Peca, Verhaeghe)
    11:27 SYR Bournival (9), (Volkov, Condra)
    15:22 SYR Condra (3), (Joseph, Cirelli)
    15:59 SYR Bodie (3), (Peca, Volkov)

    Second Period
    3:34 SYR Stephens (6), (Bournival, Volkov)
    11:56 SYR Joseph (6), (Masin, Condra)
    14:27 BEL Murray (4), (Reinhart, Blunden)(PP)
    17:41 SYR Peca (6), (Verhaeghe, McBain)(PP)

    Third Period
    13:22 SYR Bodie (4), (Verhaeghe, Joseph)(PP)

    Matthew Peca, Erik Condra, and Mat Bodie were he game's three stars. Condra returned to the lineup and the Crunch were clearly a little spicy from their loss on Wednesday against Laval. Eight goals later they surely feel a little satisfaction.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 30 weeks 3 days ago

    Rocket score 3 unanswered to pull away from Crunch.

    SYR-2
    LAV-5

    Louis Domingue allowed 4 goals on 24 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    0:28 LAV Cracknell (5), (Terry, Scherbak)
    17:06 SYR Peca (5), (McBain, Thomas)(PP)

    Second Period
    5:46 LAV Scherbak (4), (Taormina, Terry)(PP)
    15:55 SYR Joseph (5), (Verhaeghe)
    16:45 LAV Cracknell (6), (Terry, Scherbak)

    Third Period
    7:00 LAV Lernout (1), (Cracknell)
    14:08 LAV Terry (14), (Lernout)(EN)

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 31 weeks 1 day ago

    Double digits winning streak.

    PRO-3
    SYR-5

    Louis Domingue allowed 3 goals on 27 shots for the victory. Goal support is a beautiful thing.

    First Period
    2:13 PRO Blidh (5), (unassisted)(SH)
    3:18 SYR Verhaeghe (7), (Cirelli, Masin)
    3:39 PRO Hennessy (4), (Acolatse, Zboril)
    11:20 SYR Erne (7), (Bodie)
    12:33 SYR Bournival (8), (Masin, Peca)
    15:27 SYR Erne (8), (Peca, Bournival)

    Second Period
    NO SCORING

    Third Period
    5:04 SYR Lynch (6), (Cernak, Bournival)
    11:56 PRO Senyshyn (5), (Blidh, Cave)

    Adam Erne, Michael Bournival, and Domink Masin were the game's three stars. At Bolt Prospects, we love us some Dom Masin.

    Syracuse runs their winning streak to 10 games with the victory. Long may it run.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 31 weeks 2 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The Syracuse Crunch’s winning streak has hit double digits.

    The Crunch went ahead 4-2 in a wild first period and kept the Bruins from gaining any momentum, as Syracuse beat Providence 5-3 at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday for its 10th straight victory. The loss also snaps the Bruins’ eight-game winning streak.

    For Crunch head coach Benoit Groulx, his team coming back from a pair of one-goal deficits early shows how much confidence his players have.

    “I really like the fact we didn’t panic,” Groulx said. “They made two good plays on the first two goals. We fumbled the puck on the power play and then they made a good play down low, but we stuck with it and we bounced back right away.”

  • 32 weeks 1 day 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.

  • 32 weeks 2 days 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.

  • 32 weeks 3 days 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.

  • 33 weeks 1 day 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.

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