Late push sends Monsters to clincher over Crunch

Luca Del Bel Belluz scored the go-ahead goal with 2:18 to go in regulation and the Cleveland Monsters used a four-goal third period to earn a 6-4 win over the Syracuse Crunch on Wednesday night, completing a three-game series sweep.

Setbacks, challenges create new opportunities for Halverson

Brandon Halverson has stared down pressure – real pressure, the kind where you wonder whether anything is going to go right again. You don’t know exactly where your career and your life is heading, but it certainly does not seem to be on an encouraging trajectory.

Monsters go up 2-0 with Game 2 win over Crunch

Hunter McKown tallied a goal and an assist, Jet Greaves made 17 saves, and Cleveland grabbed a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five North Division Finals with a 4-1 win over Syracuse on Saturday afternoon.

Pearson, Greaves lead Monsters to Game 1 victory

Justin Pearson scored a shorthanded goal 4:46 into the third period and Jet Greaves made 28 saves for his first playoff shutout as Cleveland edged Syracuse, 1-0, in the opener of the North Division Finals on Thursday night.

Crunch turn tables, bounce Amerks in Game 5

Cole Koepke scored twice as the Syracuse Crunch knocked off the Rochester Americans, 5-2, in a winner-take-all Game 5 of their North Division semifinal series at a sold-out Blue Cross Arena on Friday night.

Crunch win in 2OT to take 2-1 series lead

Waltteri Merelä scored on a breakaway 10:18 into the second overtime period as the Syracuse Crunch took a 2-1 decision over Rochester in the pivotal Game 3 of their North Division semifinal series on Thursday night.

Fortier gives Crunch OT win in Game 2

Gabriel Fortier deflected home a shot with 10:56 gone in overtime to give the Syracuse Crunch a 4-3 win over Rochester in Game 2 of their North Division semifinal series on Sunday afternoon.