Crunch Shutout Penguins, 1-0


SYRACUSE, N.Y. Max Lagace and the Syracuse Crunch shutout the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 1-0, tonight at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

The victory puts the Crunch on a three-game winning streak and six-game points streak as the team advances to 27-21-6-2 on the season. Syracuse is now 1-0-1-0 in the four-game season series against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Crunch goaltender Lagace stopped all 24 shots he faced to earn his first shutout of the season. Louis Domingue turned aside 32-of-33 shots in net for the Penguins. The Syracuse power play went 0-for-5, but the penalty kill was a perfect 5-for-5.

After two scoreless periods, Gage Goncalves scored the game’s lone goal at the 12:10 mark of the final frame. After getting the puck from Gabriel Dumont, Goncalves centered a pass that went off a Penguins defender and in.

The Crunch travel to face the Bridgeport Islanders tomorrow.

Single game tickets and ticket packages for the 2021-22 season are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Crunch office located inside the Upstate Medical University Arena at Onondaga County War Memorial at 800 S. State St. in Syracuse, by calling the office at 315-473-4444 or online through Ticketmaster. For the latest Crunch news, visit or follow the club on Facebook (, Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch) and Instagram (@syracusecrunch).

Crunchables: Gage Goncalves has two goals in his last three games…The Crunch have shutout two opponents this season.

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