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Crunch down Albany for 10th straight win

Crunch down Albany for 10th straight win

Jonathan Marchessault set up the tying goal late in the third period and the winner in overtime to h

Jonathan Marchessault set up the tying goal late in the third period and the winner in overtime to help the Syracuse Crunch win their 10th straight game, beating the Albany Devils, 3-2, Friday at the Onondaga County War Memorial.

Marchessault forced a turnover in the Devils’ zone in the third period and fed Joey Mormina at the right side of the crease for the tying goal at 18:33. He also had the first assist on Vladislav Namestnikov’s game-winner with 2:44 left in overtime. Syracuse (20-7-3-0) got 31 saves from Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Albany (13-10-2-4) got goals from Brandon Burlon and Reid Boucher. Scott Wedgewood made 34 saves.

Boucher’s goal gave him a three-game goal streak and a five-game point streak. He has four goals and two assists in the last five games.

Albany 0 1 1 0 — 2

Syracuse 0 1 1 1 — 3

First Period — None. Penalties — Witkowski, Syr (boarding), :20; Neilson, Syr, minor-major (unsportsmanlike conduct, fighting), 4:05; Fraser, Alb, minor-major (unsportsmanlike conduct, fighting), 4:05; Blujus, Syr (high-sticking), 5:27; Faust, Alb (hooking), 8:21; Kelly, Alb (boarding), 16:03.

Second Period — 1, Albany, Burlon 3 (Whitney), 4:52. 2, Syracuse, Blunden 6 (Cote, Blujus), 13:00. Penalties — Fraser, Alb (roughing), 4:25; Smith, Syr (roughing), 4:25; D. Zajac, Alb (roughing), 9:04; Nesterov, Syr (interference), 9:35; Gourde, Syr (roughing), 17:06.

Third Period — 3, Albany, Boucher 8 (Whitney, Faust), 1:27. 4, Syracuse, Mormina 1 (Marchessault), 18:33. Penalties — Burlon, Alb (roughing), 13:17; Angelidis, Syr, double-minor (cross-checking, roughing), 13:17; Thomson, Alb, major (fighting), 18:23; Witkowski, Syr, minor-major (slashing, fighting), 18:23.

Overtime — 5, Syracuse, Namestnikov 5 (Marchessault), 4:16. Penalties — Sestito, Alb (roughing), 3:22; Paradis, Syr (roughing), 3:22.

Missed penalty shot — Nesterov, Syr, 11:35 second.

Shots on Goal — Albany 9-8-14-2 — 33. Syracuse 9-12-10-6 — 37.

Power-play opportunities — Albany 0 of 6; Syracuse 0 of 3.

Goalies — Albany, Wedgewood 4-5-2 (37 shots-34 saves). Syracuse, Vasilevskiy 9-3-3 (33-31).

A — 5,757. T — 2:46.

Referees — T.J. Luxmore, Dave Lewis. Linesmen — Jim Harper, Andy Petrus.

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