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Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Sign Last RFA, Defenseman Mark Barberio
July 16th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
***VIDEO1*** With the J.T. Brown re-signing from yesterday and Dan Sexton headed to Europe for next season, the Tampa Bay Lightning were left with just one restricted free agent to sign for the 2013-2014 season -- defenseman Mark Barberio.   #LIGHTNING re-sign D Mark Barberio. GM Steve Yzerman told me he was comfortable...

J.T. Brown Re-Signed by Tampa Bay Lightning
July 16th, 2013 at 2:19 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward J.T. Brown to a one-year, two-way contract the team announced yesterday. Brown, an unrestricted free agent signing for the Lightning in 2012 after a decorated NCAA career with the University of Minnesota-Duluth, skated in only 51 regular season games for the Syracuse Crunch of...

Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Acquire Goaltender Cedrick Desjardins from Montreal Canadiens for Goalie Dustin Tokarski
February 14th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** In a surprising move this afternoon, the Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that they have traded AHL goaltender Dustin Tokarski to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for goaltender Cedrick Desjardins. As per Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune, the move was made to solidify AHL goaltending which General Manager Steve Yzerman has...

AHL Game Recap: Syracuse Crunch Fall Flat in 4-1 Loss to Rochester Americans
January 15th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The Syracuse Crunch fell 4-1 to the Rochester Americans on Saturday night at the War Memorial Arena. Without reinging AHL MVP Cory Conacher and several other players called early to South Florida to participate in the Tampa Bay Lightning training camp, the Crunch struggled to generate sustained offense, managing only one...

AHL Game Recap: Syracuse Crunch Outlast Norfolk Admirals in 3-2 Shooutout Victory
January 12th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Syracuse Crunch continued their winning ways last night at home versus the Norfolk Admirals, the team many of them played for in winning the Calder Cup last season. After a scoreless first period, Norfolk jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the second off a pair of power play...

AHL Game Recap: Syracuse Crunch Outplay Rochester Americans in 5-3 Win
January 11th, 2013 at 12:24 PM
The Syracuse Crunch finally found a way to defeat the Rochester Americans, though this time without one of their more skilled players. Forward Marcus Foligno was held out by the Amerks in anticipation of being invited to Buffalo Sabres training camp this weekend. The Crunch did the same with defenseman Keith...

AHL Syracuse Crunch Mid-Week Wrap: Crunch Fall to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Adirondack Phantoms
October 30th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** After starting the 2012-2013 AHL season 4-0-0-1, the Syracuse Crunch have lost two straight for the first time this year, once in regulation and once in overtime on Saturday and Sunday and both tilts on home ice. On Saturday night against the Penguins, the Crunch ran into a hot goaltender in...

Syracuse Crunch Weekend Wrap, Part 2
October 24th, 2012 at 10:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** After a thrilling 6-5 comeback, overtime victory over the Binghamton Senators on Saturday night, the Syracuse Crunch finally found a way to build a lead and maintain it, putting together their most complete effort of the season in a 3-1 victory on the road at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton over the Penguins. Crunch head...

Syracuse Crunch Weekend Wrap, Part 1
October 24th, 2012 at 7:06 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Syracuse Crunch finished a three road games in three days series this past weekend with a pair of wins over the Binghamton Senators and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the AHL affiliates of the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins respectively. On Saturday night in Binghamton, the Crunch fell victim to some undisciplined...

Special Teams Help Syracuse Crunch to Win Over Albany Devils
October 20th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
If there is one area of the ice that the Syracuse Crunch have looked the most like the dominant, winning-streak, Calder Cup champion Norfolk Admirals from a season ago, it's on special teams. The Crunch were nearly perfect on the power play and penalty kill again on Friday night in Albany,...

Game Preview: Syracuse Crunch Vs. Albany Devils
October 19th, 2012 at 12:59 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Syracuse Crunch kick off a 3-game road trip tonight in Albany where they will face the Devils, top AHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils. The Crunch will look to continue their strong special teams play while improving at 5-on-5, especially on road ice. Sloppy outlet passes and poor zone entries...

Syracuse Crunch Forward Cory Conacher Off to Fast Start
October 17th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** The reigning AHL MVP and Rookie of the Year with the Norfolk Admirals from 2011-2012, Cory Conacher is off to fast start once again, this time for the Syracuse Crunch in 2012-2013. Through two games, Conacher has 6 points (2G, 4A) and is shooting at a 40% clip. While these numbers will certainly level...

Syracuse Crunch Hold on to Top Hershey Bears 4-3 in Home Opener
October 15th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
***VIDEO1*** Despite another uneven performance, the Syracuse Crunch got just enough offense against Hershey Bears goaltender (most recently known for his 2011-2012 Stanley Cup Playoff heroics for the Washington Capitals) Braden Holtby to earn a 4-3 victory on home ice. The first goal of the game came from what must have been...

Game Preview: Syracuse Crunch Vs. Hershey Bears
October 13th, 2012 at 5:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** Game 2 of this young 2012-2013 AHL season is upon us and the Syracuse Crunch will look to bounce back from a tough 6-5 SO loss on the road against the Rochester Americans last night. Tonight's tilt versus the Hershey Bears, the top farm club of the Washington Capitals, will be...

Syracuse Crunch Drop Season Opener 6-5 in Shootout to Rochester Americans
October 13th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
***VIDEO1*** After falling behind early in their season opener, the Syracuse Crunch battled back and appeared to have the upper hand before a few bad penalties allowed the Rochester Americans to tie the score and eventually win it in the shootout. Early on the Crunch looked disorganized, rusty, and sloppy, failing to...

AHL Syracuse Crunch Open Season Tonight Against Rochester Americans
October 12th, 2012 at 6:56 PM
With the NHL lockout ongoing and creeping closer to the 1-month mark, fans of the Tampa Bay Lighting organization or North American professional ice hockey in general are now forced to follow their sport's major minor league - the AHL. The Lightning recently switched affiliations to the Syracuse Crunch after winning...

AHL Syracuse Crunch Benefiting from Affiliation with Tampa Bay Lightning
September 11th, 2012 at 2:18 AM
***VIDEO1*** With the NHL lockout creeping closer and closer -- talks stalled last Friday and the expiration date of the current CBA is September 15 -- it seems more and more likely that Tampa Bay Lightning fans will have to become Syracuse Crunch fans fairly soon if they want to see...

Tampa Bay Lightning Prospect Vlad Namestnikov Ready for Move to AHL
August 29th, 2012 at 8:09 PM
***VIDEO1*** With a lockout at the NHL level seemingly growing more and more likely by the day, many Tampa Bay Lightning prospects expected to move up to the NHL squad or stick with the big club for another year may be forced to stay down in Syracuse and play for the...

Contract Details Surface for Newest Member of Tampa Bay Lightning: Dmitry Korobov
August 7th, 2012 at 8:10 PM
Capgeek recently released the contract details for the newest member of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Belarusian defenseman Dmitry Korobov. Korobov's 2-year deal with the club comes with a cap hit of $775,000 via a $725,000 salary in year one and a $825,000 salary in year two. Korobov's deal is 2-way, and his salary...

Former Tampa Bay Lightning Prospect Trevor Smith Signed by Pittsburgh Penguins
July 10th, 2012 at 9:09 AM
When the 2012-2013 NHL season begins, the Tampa Bay Lightning will have a new AHL affiliate in the Syracuse Crunch. All of the players signed by the parent club and assigned to the AHL Norfolk Admirals – the former affiliate – will make the move the Syracuse, but one player who...