Syracuse Crunch open AHL Preseason with 3-2 win over rival Utica Comets
The Syracuse Crunch picked up with they left off in June.
Coming off a trip to the Calder Cup Finals, the Crunch opened the AHL Preseason with a 3-2 win over the Utica Comets on Saturday night.
Dennis Yan led all Syracuse scorers with two goals on the night, including the eventual game-winner in the third period.
Crunch defenseman Daniel Walcott also scored a goal, while Mitchell Stephens earned two points on the night as well.
Syracuse and Utica will meet once again on Sunday at 5 p.m. The game will be played from the War Memorial in downtown Syracuse.
Sunday's game will wrap up preseason play before the regular season gets underway on Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:05 p.m. in Rochester.