Crunch, Flames exchange players

The Syracuse Crunch have received on loan Dan Spang from the Quad City Flames. In exchange, the Columbus Blue Jackets have loaned left wing John Vigilante to Quad City.

Spang, 25, has appeared in 30 games with Quad City this season, tallying one goal, seven assists and 10 penalty minutes. He has also skated in 17 games with Las Vegas (ECHL) this year, notching two goals, 10 assists and 10 penalty minutes.

A native of Winchester, Mass., Spang has skated in 163 combined American Hockey League games with Cleveland, Worcester and Quad City, collecting 13 goals, 51 assists and 77 penalty minutes.

Vigilante, 23, has appeared in 52 games for the Crunch this season, tallying seven goals, eight assists and 14 penalty mintues. He spent the previous two seasons with the Milwaukee Admirals. Last year, Vigilante recorded 46 points (15 goals and 31 assists) in 73 games. As a rookie in 2006-07, Vigilante scored 27 points (eight goals and 19 assists) in 62 games.

A native of Dearborn, Mich., Vigilante was signed by Columbus as a free agent on July 8, 2008.