The Syracuse Crunch dropped their second straight game to the Laval Rocket as they were defeated, 2-1, in overtime at Place Bell on Friday night.
Crunch goaltender Amir Miftakhov turned aside 25-of-27 shots. Kevin Poulin stopped 19-of-20 to earn the victory for the Rocket.
Both teams were unable to convert on their power play opportunities as Syracuse went 0-for-2 while Laval finished 0-for-5.
Gabriel Dumont scored the lone goal for the Crunch in the first period.
Brandon Baddock and Jean-Sébastien Dea tallied for the Rocket.
The two teams will meet again on Saturday afternoon at Place Bell for the third time this week. Puck drop is slated for 3 p.m.