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Syracuse Crunch Announce the Details of Autism Speaks Autism Awareness Night

December 28, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch News Release

Syracuse, NY - The Syracuse Crunch and the Crunch Foundation, the club's charitable arm, announced today that they are teaming up with Autism Speaks for 'Autism Awareness Night' presented by Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC at the Crunch's home game on Saturday, December 29 versus the St. John's IceCaps at 7:30 p.m.

Autism Speaks will be selling a limited number of special edition mystery pucks for sale on the concourse of the War Memorial. Each mystery puck is autographed by a Syracuse Crunch player and can be purchased for $10, with the proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks and the 2013 Central New York Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that inhibits a person's ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 110 children in the United States, affecting four times as many boys as girls.

Autism Speaks is North America's largest autism science and advocacy organization. To learn more about Autism Speaks and the signs of autism visit www.autismspeaks.org.

Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC is one of the nation's premier financial service firms. Its brokerage business is represented by nearly 16,000 financial advisors nationwide and was born out of the Wells Fargo & Company's 2009 acquisition of Wachovia Corporation.

Season tickets and single game tickets for the 2012-2013 season can be purchased either in person at the Crunch Box Office located at 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 www.syracusecrunch.com or follow the club on Facebook at (www.facebook.com/syracusecrunch) and on Twitter at (@SyracuseCrunch).

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