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News and updates about the Syracuse Crunch

Syracuse Crunch Reveal 2021-2022 Schedule

A new and hopefully normal season begins in Cleveland October 15th.

Tampa Bay Lightning trade Syracuse Crunch forward Danick Martel for Anthony Greco

A trade of two veteran, AHL forwards.

Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign Carter Verhaeghe

The Crunch’s top scorer from last season is back for another season.

Quick Strikes: Syracuse Crunch hire new assistant coach Eric Veilleux

and Roberto Luongo retires.

Quick Strikes: Carter Verhaeghe wins AHL scoring title for Syracuse Crunch

Meanwhile in the NHL, everything is dark.

Grading the Crunch Rookies: Alex Barre-Boulet continues to impress

A look at the Syracuse Crunch rookies after 22 games.

Cory Conacher is the AHL Player of the Month for November

The forward has been absolutely invaluable for Syracuse and was one of the more obvious choices for the monthly award.

Tampa Bay Lightning extend forward Cory Conacher into 2019-20

Conacher will stay in the Lightning organization until the summer of 2020.

Syracuse Crunch injury update: Walcott, Lynch to miss time

The two players add to the Crunch’s list of guys missing out on large chunks of the season.

Update: Tampa Bay Lightning make second round of cuts reducing roster by 27

The rosters in Tampa and Syracuse are starting to take shape.

Tampa Bay Lightning announce five-year extension with AHL affiliate Syracuse Crunch

Both teams are tied together for five more years, plus a two-year option at the end.

Syracuse Crunch announce preseason dates

The team will play two preseason games, both in away arenas.

2018-19 Syracuse Crunch regular season schedule notes

The Crunch hit the ice for their 25th AHL season in 18-19. Alex and Tracey break down their schedule.

Quick Strikes: Syracuse Crunch unveil 25th anniversary logo

and the Erik Karlsson sweepstakes are in full swing

The Tampa Bay Lightning, the Syracuse Crunch, and free agency: What else went down on July 1st?

The Crunch netted Kevin Lynch, Cameron Gaunce, and Hubert Labrie and on 7/1. They also lost Matthew Peca.

The Crunch Captain is back: Mike Angelidis returns to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization as a scout

Angelidis was captain of the Syracuse Crunch for four seasons, from 2012-2016.

Gilles Bouchard hired as Syracuse Crunch assistant coach

Bouchard is 47 and was the general manager and head coach of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

The Syracuse Crunch’s summer just got complicated

Some familiar names won’t be back next fall.

Tampa Bay Lightning promote Jeff Halpern to Assistant Coach

Pack your bags, Jeff, you’re going to the big leagues!!!

AHL North Division semifinals game 1: Syracuse Crunch vs. Rochester Americans

The in-state rivals are set to square off in the playoffs for the first time since 2004.

Round One Preview: Syracuse Crunch vs. Rochester Americans

The youngsters on the Crunch begin their quest for the Calder Cup against a familiar foe.

Crunch Corner: The regular season is over

Now the fun begins.

The Syracuse Crunch will return to the Calder Cup playoffs

The Crunch has made the playoffs in back-to-back years for the first time since 2011-12/2012-13.

What should the Tampa Bay Lightning do with all its goaltenders when Peter Budaj returns from injury?

With Budaj back, the Lightning organization is flush with puck stoppers.

Crunch Corner: Scoring goals is hard

An offensive outage costs the Crunch a perfect week

Tampa Bay Lightning Acquire Goaltender Edward Pasquale from Edmonton Oilers

...In what seems to be a depth move for AHL Syracuse while Louis Domingue is with the Lightning.

2018 AHL All Star Classic Wrap: Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Mitchell Stephens represents the Syracuse Crunch

Syracuse forward Mitchell Stephens was the lone Crunch representative, and helped the North Division win the All-Star Challenge.

Tampa Bay Lightning AHL affiliate update: Syracuse Crunch look to stop their skid

The Syracuse Crunch are on a three-game losing streak and have been weakened by recalls. They hope to get back to winning this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning assign goalie  Louis Domingue to the Syracuse Crunch

With the Lightning on break, Domingue can take advantage of playing time with the Crunch.

Tampa Bay Lightning Reassign Cory Conacher to Syracuse Crunch

The forward scored his first NHL goal of the season Saturday night at Pittsburgh.

Tampa Bay Lightning loans Chris DiDomenico to the Syracuse Crunch for conditioning

Although conditioning stints are usually used when a player is recovering from an injury or hasn’t played in a while, they can be used under a broader umbrella.

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Gabriel Dumont claimed off waivers by Ottawa

The veteran forward was expected to provide a jolt of much-needed heart, dedication, and dressing room leadership for the Lightning’s floundering AHL club, but things didn’t work out according to plan.