Springfield (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse Crunch took a one-game lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals Friday night when they beat Springfield 5-2.
Five Crunch skaters scored and 10 players found their name on the scoresheet.
Crunch netminder Cedrick Desjardins stopped 22 of 24 shots for his fourth win of the post-season.
Mark Barberio, Richard Panik, Boone Jenner, JT Brown, and Brett Connolly all scored for Syracuse.
The Falcons host the Crunch for game two of the Calder Cup playoffs series at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 at the Mass Mutual Center.