The Syracuse Crunch have signed forward Daniel Walcott to a one-year American Hockey League contract.
The Tampa Bay Lightning realize that development takes time. Still, their message to prospects at Syracuse consistently is that the opportunity exists for players to make the jump when they are ready.
Joel Bouchard is well aware of who he is replacing as head coach of the Syracuse Crunch. But the chance to head up the Tampa Bay Lightning’s top development team is one he’s looking forward to.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have named Joel Bouchard as head coach of the Syracuse Crunch. In addition, Daniel Jacob has been named assistant coach.
The Rochester Americans completed a series comeback and wrapped up their North Division semifinal with a 5-4 overtime win at Syracuse in Game 5 on Saturday night.
Rochester held serve for a second straight game, sending their North Division semifinal to the limit with a 4-0 win over Syracuse at Blue Cross Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Rochester scored five times in the third period, including four goals within the final five minutes, and got in the win column with an 8-5 victory over Syracuse in Game 3 of their North Division semifinal series on Friday night.
Syracuse Crunch forward Gabriel Dumont has been suspended for two games as a consequence of a kneeing incident in a game vs. Rochester on Apr. 22.
A dominant opening period was enough to lift the Syracuse Crunch to a 3-0 victory over the Rochester Americans on Saturday evening.
Philippe Myers continued his overtime heroics with the winning goal 2:20 into the extra session on Friday, giving Syracuse a 3-2 win over Rochester in the opener of their North Division semifinal series.