Crunch Downed By Comets, 2-1

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch were downed by the Utica Comets, 2-1, in the team’s 28th home opener tonight at the Upstate Medical University Arena.   The Crunch have dropped three straight and sit at 1-2-1-0 on the season.   Goaltender Hugo Alnefelt stopped 28-of-30 shots in net for the Crunch, while Akira Schmid turned […]


Oct 23, 2021 Utica, NY – The Comets trailed by a goal early in the contest but great saves by their goaltender and timely scoring in the middle period boosted the team to a perfect 3-0 record on the season In the first period, the Crunch opened up the scoring as Cage Goncalves deflected a point […]

Game 4 Preview: Crunch vs. Comets

CRUNCH WELCOME FANS BACK IN HOME OPENER   The Crunch return home to Upstate Medical University Arena for their first regular season home game with fans in 603 days.   They host the Utica Comets for the first of 14 regular season matches in the Galaxy Cup series. The Crunch went 1-1-1-0 through their first […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Recall Defenseman Fredrik Claesson From Syracuse Crunch

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Fredrik Claesson from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.   Claesson, 28, has skated in three games for the Crunch this season, posting one assist and a plus-3 rating. He skated in six games last […]


Oct 22, 2021 Utica, NY – The Utica Comets played host for the second time in as many games this season, taking on the Providence Bruins in an Eastern Conference matchup between two teams yet to lose in regulation, and it would stay that way at the conclusion. After a scoreless first period, the Bruins opened […]

Crunch Fall To Amerks, 5-3

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch fell to the Rochester Americans, 5-3, tonight at Blue Cross Arena.   The loss puts the Crunch at 1-1-1-0 on the season and starts Syracuse out at 0-1-0-0 in the 12-game season series against Rochester.   Crunch goaltender Hugo Alnefelt stopped 17-of-21 shots, while Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen turned aside 21-of-24 in […]

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