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Syracuse Crunch hockey team represents the city of Syracuse, New York as they compete in the American Hockey League. Crunch began its play back in 1994, and over the years of their play, they’ve managed to get a hold of only one Division Championship. Headed by Mark Hollick as they head coach, the team currently plays its home games at the War Memorial at Oncenter. They play as the members of East Division of the Eastern Conference of American Hockey League. Syracuse Crunch currently plays as the minor league affiliates of the National Hockey Leagues Anaheim Ducks. Apart from Syracuse Crunch, Elmira Jackals of ECHL are also minor league affiliates of Anaheim Ducks.
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The team of Syracuse Crunch originally came into existence as Hamilton Canucks and was based on Hamilton, Ontario. The team was incepted in 1992 as an American Hockey League Franchise and was affiliated with Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League. The team played only two seasons in the league before it was folded, and during these two seasons they played their home games at the Copps Coliseum. The team moved to Syracuse in 1994, and presently we know it as Syracuse Crunch. Presently the city of Hamilton is represented by Hamilton Bulldogs, which was founded in 1996. After the team relocated to Upstate New York, a public vote was held to help suggest a name for the team, and Crunch came out to be the chosen name out of the total five. Syracuse Crunch keeps a fierce rivalry with their intrastate rivals Rochester Americans. Rochester Americans are far more older than the Syracuse Crunch, as the franchise was formed way back in 1956. The match between the two is usually heated and highly anticipated, so for this year’s edition, book your cheap Syracuse Crunch tickets
Among their list of accomplishments of their years of play, their win over the Binghamton Senators has to be their biggest achievement. It was the first outdoor hockey game in the history of American Hockey League. Not just that it was also the only game that broke all the attendance records by attracting a total of 21,508 fans to the game. Since it was the first outdoor game in the league’s history, it was called the Mirabito Outdoor Classic. The game was held in 2010, at the Fairgrounds in Syracuse. It took place on February 20, and 21,508 fans watched how Syracuse Crunch
came out victorious with the finishing score of 2-1. After its 2010 edition, this outdoor classic is shaping up to become an annual AHL tradition.
When it comes to their list of championships, Crunch has also claimed one division title during their 2001-02 season. They finished first in Central Division and made it to the playoffs, only to lose in the second round from Chicago Wolves.
This year, like always, Syracuse Crunch will aim higher again to make it to the playoffs. So support your team by being their live with your Syracuse Crunch tickets.
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