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Syracuse Crunch announce preseason schedule

The Syracuse Crunch have announced two preseason contests prior to the start of the team’s 28th regular season. The Crunch will host the Utica Comets at the Upstate Medical University Arena on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 5 p.m. The team will then ... MORE
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Syracuse Crunch to require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, masks at home games

The Syracuse Crunch will require all their employees, game-night staff and fans ages 12 and up to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to enter the Upstate Medical University Arena during the 2021-22 season. “After extensive discussions with Onondaga County, medical professionals ... MORE
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SYRACUSE SPEAKS: Getting caught up on off season news as new AHL season approaches (podcast)

In this episode Alex keeps it low-key. It’s the end of August, so hockey is in its usual doldrums before training camp and preseason madness start. Alex welcomes these quiet days after the uncertainty of last summer, and uses this episode to ... MORE
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SYRACUSE SPEAKS: Tampa Bay Lightning’s success doesn’t come without Syracuse Crunch (podcast)

This episode, the first of season four, is a little different than Alex’s usual episode format. It comes to you in two parts: The first, features a chat with Matthew Esteves of Raw Charge. Matt and Alex discuss the Tampa Bay Lightning’s recent string ... MORE
AHL announces major changes to Calder Cup format

AHL announces major changes to Calder Cup format

The American Hockey League Board of Governors has approved the qualification rules and format for the 2022 Calder Cup Playoffs. A total of 23 teams will qualify for postseason play when the 2021-22 regular season ends on April 24, with five rounds ... MORE
Two Syracuse Crunch forwards sign three-year contracts with Tampa Bay Lightning

Two Syracuse Crunch forwards sign three-year contracts with Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forwards Taylor Raddysh and Boris Katchouk to three-year contracts, both worth $758,333 AAV, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. The first year of the contracts are a two-way deal, and the second and ... MORE
Syracuse Crunch goalie logjam cleared up as Tampa Bay sends Spencer Martin to Vancouver

Syracuse Crunch goalie logjam cleared up as Tampa Bay sends Spencer Martin to Vancouver

Spencer Martin needed a new home, and on Saturday the Tampa Bay Lightning gave him one. The Lightning announced they have traded the Syracuse Crunch goalie to Vancouver in exchange for future considerations. Martin has played for the Crunch the past two ... MORE
Tampa Bay Lightning lock up Syracuse Crunch star Alex Barre-Boulet

Tampa Bay Lightning lock up Syracuse Crunch star Alex Barre-Boulet

Forward Alex Barre-Boulet has been one of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s best prospects the past three seasons, and on Friday he was rewarded for that. The Lightning have signed Barre-Boulet to a three-year contract worth $758,333 average annual vaule. The first year ... MORE
Syracuse Crunch captain Luke Witkowski signs free-agent deal with Detroit

Syracuse Crunch captain Luke Witkowski signs free-agent deal with Detroit

After getting a second go-round with the Tampa Bay organization the past two seasons, Syracuse Crunch captain Luke Witkowski is going the same route with Detroit. Witkowski, a defenseman, inked a two-year deal with Detroit on Thursday. Witkowski played with the Red ... MORE
Syracuse Crunch add former Rochester Amerks forward Remi Elie

Syracuse Crunch add former Rochester Amerks forward Remi Elie

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Remi Elie to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced. Elie, 6-foot-1, 215 pounds, played in 28 games for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League in 2020-21, ... MORE
Tampa Bay Lightning sign 5 players to two-way contracts, including a former Syracuse Crunch captain

Tampa Bay Lightning sign 5 players to two-way contracts, including a former Syracuse Crunch captain

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forwards Gabriel Dumont and Charles Hudon, defensemen Darren Raddysh and Andrej Sustr and goaltender Maxime Lagace to one-year, two-way contracts, the team announced Wednesday. Dumont, 30, is a former captain for the Syracuse Crunch who has ... MORE
Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign Syracuse Crunch forward Otto Somppi

Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign Syracuse Crunch forward Otto Somppi

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Otto Somppi to a one-year, two-way contract, general manager Julien BriseBois announced Tuesday. The 23 year-old Helsinki, Finland native has skated in 104 career AHL games, all with the Syracuse Crunch over the past three ... MORE
Syracuse Crunch announce 2021-22 regular-season schedule

Syracuse Crunch announce 2021-22 regular-season schedule

The Syracuse Crunch, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, have announced the 2021-22 regular season schedule. The Crunch will open their 28th season on the road against the Cleveland Monsters on Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16. The team will ... MORE
Seattle Kraken select former Syracuse Crunch star Yanni Gourde in NHL expansion draft

Seattle Kraken select former Syracuse Crunch star Yanni Gourde in NHL expansion draft

The Seattle Kraken are turning to sparkplug Yanni Gourde for help in igniting their new franchise. The Kraken plucked Gourde off the Tampa Bay roster in Thursday night’s NHL expansion draft. The 5-foot-9 forward was integral to the Lightning’s run to the ... MORE
Rochester Amerks 2021-22 home opener set for October 22 against Syracuse Crunch

Rochester Amerks 2021-22 home opener set for October 22 against Syracuse Crunch

The Rochester Americans will host the Syracuse Crunch in their 2021-22 Home Opener on Friday, Oct. 22 at 7:05 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena. The 2021-22 season, presented exclusively by Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, will be Rochester’s 66th in the ... MORE