Syracuse Crunch fall to Grand Rapids in Calder Cup Final
- Category: Syracuse Crunch
- Written by Erik Erlendsson
From Syracuse Crunch press release:
The Syracuse Crunch took the Grand Rapids Griffins to six games, but eventually fell in the Calder Cup Finals with a 4-3 loss at Van Andel Arena tonight.
Yanni Gourde led the Syracuse with two goals tonight, while Matt Taormina contributed a goal and an assist each. The Crunch held the lead three times, but the Griffins kept pace before taking control of the game in the final minutes. Grand Rapids took the best-of-seven series, 4-2.
Mike McKenna made 22 saves in net for the Crunch, while Jared Coreau turned aside 29-of-32. Syracuse was unable to convert on four power play opportunities and shut down 3-of-4 Grand Rapids man-advantages.