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Tampa Bay Lightning and Syracuse Crunch Announce Six-Year Affiliation Extension

April 28, 2016 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Tampa Bay Lightning and Syracuse Crunch have jointly announced a six-year affiliation extension today. The extension ensures Tampa Bay's top prospects will develop their talents in Syracuse through the 2021-22 season. "Under the ownership of Jeff Vinik, the hockey leadership of Steve Yzerman and Julien BriseBois and the tremendous business staff led by chief executive officer Steve Griggs, the Tampa Bay Lightning have clearly established themselves as one of the premier franchises in the National Hock... Full Story

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Crunch Drop Season Finale to Phantoms, 5-2

April 17, 2016 - ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Jeff Tambellini recorded his third shorthanded goal of the season and added a power-play marker as the Syracuse Crunch dropped their season finale, 5-2, to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms tonight at the PPL Center. The Crunch opened the 2015-16 season against the Phantoms and finished the four-game season series, 2-1-0-1. The team completed their 22nd campaign with a 32-29-11-4 record. Crunch goaltender Adam Wilcox made 24 saves in defeat, while Anthony Stolarz picked up his 21st win of the season, stopping... Full Story

Crunch Comeback Falls Short in Overtime, 4-3

April 16, 2016 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse Crunch trailed the Utica Comets three times, but came back each time off Ben Thomas's first professional goal and Matthew Peca's first professional two-goal game to force overtime. The effort fell short in the extra frame and Utica took a 4-3 win tonight at the War Memorial Arena. Tonight's game completes the 10-game Galaxy Cup series, which Utica took, 6-4. The loss also drops the Crunch to 32-28-11-4 on the season. Crunch goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis turned aside 29-of-33 shots in defe... Full Story

Syracuse Crunch Present 2015-16 Team Awards

April 16, 2016 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse Crunch presented the following 2015-16 team awards prior to tonight's contest against the Utica Comets. Bryant & Stratton "Smart Player" of the Year Award - #37 Yanni Gourde This award goes to the player recognized as the smartest player on the ice throughout the year. He is in the right place at the right time to make the necessary play. Davis-Ulmer "Crunch Protector" of the Year - #82 Luke Witkowski This award goes to the player who is always first to stick up for his teammates. ... Full Story


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