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Checkers blow past Crunch, 7-3

The Syracuse Crunch were overpowered by the Charlotte Checkers, 7-3, tonight at the War Memorial Arena.

After the Checkers put up five straight goals, Chris Mueller stopped the onslaught in the season period. Alex Barre-Boulet and Dennis Yan each added goals in the third, but it was not enough and the team moves to 2-2-1-0 on the season.

Syracuse Crunch vs. Charlotte Checkers

Louis Domingue stopped 7-of-11 in net for the Crunch before being relieved by Scott Wedgewood to start the second period. Wedgewood went on to turn aside 16-of-18 shots. Anton Forsberg blocked 31-of-34 between the pipes for the Checkers. The Crunch were able to convert on 1-of-7 power play opportunities and shut down 2-of-5 Charlotte man-advantages.