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Syracuse Crunch Announce 2014-15 Upstate University Hospital Opening Night Roster

October 10, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch News Release

Syracuse, N.Y. - The Syracuse Crunch's roster has been set for Upstate University Hospital Opening Night. The team's first game of the season is 7 p.m. Saturday at the War Memorial Arena against the Springfield Falcons. The 2014-15 Crunch include 14 forwards, eight defenseman and two goaltenders.

The complete 2014-15 opening night roster includes the following:

Forwards: Mike Angelidis, Jerome Samson, Jeff Costello, Cedric Paquette, Jonathan Marchessault, Cody Kunyk, Mike Blunden, Eric Neilson, Dalton Smith, Yanni Gourde, Henri Ikonen, Philippe Paradis, Tanner Richard and Joel Vermin

Defensemen: Joey Mormina, Jake Dotchin, Dylan Blujus, Matt Corrente, J.P. Cote, Slater Koekkoek, Luke Witkowski and Nikita Nesterov

Goalies: Kristers Gudlevskis and Andrei Vasilevskiy

The Syracuse Crunch will host the Utica Comets in the Toyota Dome Classic at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Tickets to the Toyota Frozen Dome Classic are on sale now and range in price from $20 to $50. Discount ticket prices are available for groups of 15 or more people. Tickets can be purchased either in person at the Syracuse Crunch Office located at the War Memorial Arena on 800 South State Street in Syracuse, by calling (315) 473-4444, at the Carrier Dome Box Office and at all Ticketmaster outlets.

The Crunch kick off the 2014-15 season with four straight home games beginning on Oct. 11 against the Springfield Falcons. Season tickets for 2014-15 can be purchased either in person at the Crunch Box Office located at the War Memorial on 800 South State Street in Syracuse, or by calling the office at (315) 473- 4444. For all the latest Crunch information and updates, fans can visit the team's official website at ( or follow the club on Facebook at ( and on Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch).

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