Crunch sign York to AHL deal

The Syracuse Crunch have signed goaltender Allen York to a two-way AHL contract, Crunch general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

York, 25, spent the 2013-14 season with four AHL clubs (Charlotte, Texas, Rockford and Syracuse) and two ECHL teams (Evansville and South Carolina). The 6-foot-3, 194-pound goaltender from Wetaskiwin, Alta., played a total of 12 games in the AHL in 2013-14, going 4-4-3 with a 2.65 goals-against average, a .912 save percentage and two shutouts.

York has appeared in 40 career AHL games for Springfield, Rockford, Syracuse, Charlotte and Texas, compiling a 21-12-3 record, a 2.57 GAA and a .907 save percentage with three shutouts.

York was drafted by the Columbus in the sixth round at the 2007 NHL Draft. He reached the NHL during the 2011-12 season and went 3-2-0 in 11 games for the Blue Jackets.