The Syracuse Crunch jumped out to a 2-0 lead in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, leading to a 3-2 victory over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, evening the series at one game apiece.
Dan Sexton starting the scoring for the Crunch, grabbing a rebound off a Brett Connolly shot and hitting the back of the net in the first period on a power play.
In the second, with the Crunch up 1-0, Mike Angelidis found Matt Taormina in front of the net for the Crunch's second goal of the day. Joey Mormina scored for the Penguins on a power play to cut the lead to one, but the Crunch answered again, as Dmitry Korobov scored to give the Crunch a 3-1 advantage going into the third period.
The Penguins would get one more goal, but could not get over the hump, resulting in a 3-2 Crunch victory. Syracuse now travels to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday for Game 3.