Crunch signs rival right wing from Rochester

The Crunch is looking more like the team to beat for next seasonâ??s quest for the Calder Cup.

Today, the Syracuse Crunch organization signed right wing Evan Rankin to a one-year AHL contract. The right winger will add some more offensive power onto the Crunchâ??s roster after coming off a solid season with the Rochester Americans, where he totaled 31 points in 48 regular season games.

Here's a look at other signings both the Crunch and the new Utica team the Comets have made in the offseason.