The Syracuse Crunch moved another step closer to defending their Eastern Conference championship, completing a three-game sweep of the Rochester Americans with a 6-3 win on Wednesday night.
The Crunch became the first AHL team in 30 years to score at least six goals in three consecutive playoff games, a feat last accomplished by the 1988 Hershey Bears. They will play either Toronto or Utica in the North Division Finals.
Connor Ingram made 33 saves for the Crunch in his playoff debut.
North Division Semifinals – Series “D” (best-of-5)
N2-Syracuse Crunch vs. N3-Rochester Americans
Game 1 – Fri., Apr. 20 – SYRACUSE 6, Rochester 2 | Recap
Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 21 – SYRACUSE 6, Rochester 5 | Recap
Game 3 – Wed., Apr. 25 – Syracuse 6, ROCHESTER 3