Syracuse Crunch To Host Hockey Fights Cancer Night Nov. 27


SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch are hosting Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night benefiting Upstate Cancer Center on Saturday, Nov. 27 when the team plays the Rochester Americans at 7 p.m.


As part of Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night, fans will have the opportunity to display the names of family and friends who have fought cancer on two dasherboard signs. Fans may submit names through a form on the Crunch website now through Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 12 p.m.


Additionally, the Crunch will wear lavender and black specialty jerseys during the game that will be auctioned off to raise money for the Upstate Cancer Center. Additional information about the jersey auction and Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night will be announced at a later date.


During the game, fans can use the GiveSmart platform to purchase raffle tickets for specialty signed Hockey Fights Cancer™ nameplates and bid on other exclusive items with a portion of proceeds benefiting Upstate Cancer Center. Fans can view items and place bids by texting Crunch to 76278.


Throughout home games leading up to Nov. 27, fans can fill out lavender “I Fight For” signs that will be displayed on Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night. The signs will be at the community table located on the second floor of the concourse.


The Upstate Cancer Center is a 110,000-square-foot facility dedicated to outpatient cancer services for both children and adults. Multidisciplinary teams treat all cancers in a single location, close to home, with some of the most advanced cancer-fighting technology available in the area. Upstate’s cancer care has been honored nationally by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and is among a distinguished group of accredited cancer programs throughout the United States. The Upstate Cancer Center is located adjacent to Upstate University Hospital at 750 East Adams Street in Syracuse. Other Upstate Cancer Center sites in Syracuse include Radiation Oncology at Hill Medical Center and Gynecologic Oncology at Madison-Irving Medical Center. Upstate Cancer Center satellite offices include Hematology/Oncology and Radiation Oncology at Oneida; Hematology/Oncology and Radiation Oncology at Oswego; and coming soon, Hematology/Oncology at Upstate Community Hospital. 


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).


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