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Crunch come up short to Amerks, 4-3

The Syracuse Crunch rallied back from a two-goal deficit, but fell to the Rochester Americans, 4-3, tonight at Blue Cross Arena.

Ross Colton and Alex Barre-Boulet both contributed a pair of assists, while Taylor Raddysh, Danick Martel and Cameron Gaunce found the back of the net for the Crunch. The loss moves Syracuse to 7-5-2-0 on the season and 0-1-2-0 in the 12-game season series against Rochester.

Syracuse Crunch vs. Rochester Americans

Netminder Scott Wedgewood turned aside 29-of-33 shots in net for the Crunch. Jonas Johansson recorded the win with 28 saves between the pipes for the Amerks. The Crunch were unable to convert on three power play opportunities and went 1-for-2 on the penalty kill.

The Amerks were first on the board 1:16 into the game when Kevin Porter chipped in the rebound from Brett Murray’s shot. Andrew Oglevie earned a point on the opening tally.

Just 35 seconds later, the Crunch evened the score. Raddysh grabbed a loose puck at the right-wing boards, battled through the circle and sent in a wrister. Colton and Alex Volkov earned the assists.