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Crunch fall to Thunderbirds in overtime, 3-2

The Springfield Thunderbirds rallied past the Syracuse Crunch, 3-2, in overtime tonight at the MassMutual Center.

Cal Foote and Taylor Raddysh built a two-goal lead for the Crunch before the Thunderbirds rallied back to tie the game and take the win in overtime. Syracuse picked up five of a possible six points during the three-in-three weekend and move to 26-22-4-5 on the season.

Syracuse Crunch vs. Springfield Thunderbirds

Goaltender Spencer Martin stopped 33-of-36 shots in net for the Crunch. Philippe Desrosiers made 34 saves between the pipes for the Thunderbirds. Syracuse went 1-for-2 on the power play 3-for-4 on the penalty kill.

The Crunch opened scoring with just three seconds remaining in the first period. Daniel Walcott forced a turnover along the left-wing boards and sent a slick centering pass for Foote to send home.