Syracuse Crunch win in overtime, take lead in Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse Crunch defeated the Portland Pirates 4-3 in overtime Saturday night at the War Memorial.
Ondřej Palát passed the puck to Richard Pánik for the winning goal for the Crunch with 13:24 left in overtime.
The Crunch lead the best-of-five series 1-0.
Game 2 is scheduled for Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the War Memorial.
The Syracuse Crunch finished the regular season ranked third in the Eastern Conference. The Portland Pirates ranked sixth.
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