How the Crunch Were Built

With the Lightning's AHL affiliate reaching the Calder Cup Finals for the second straight year, here's a look at how the 2012-2013 Syracuse Crunch were built:

1. Andrej Sustr – 2013 free agent signing
2. Radko Gudas – 2010 3rd round draft choice
3. Matt Taormina – 2012 free agent signing
4. Artem Sergeev – 2012 free agent signing
5. Mark Barberio – 2008 6th round draft choice
6. Tyler Johnson – 2011 free agent signing
7. Mike Angelidis – 2010 free agent signing
8. Alex Hutchings – 2009 4th round draft choice
9. Ondrej Palat – 2011 7th round draft choice
10. Richard Panik – 2009 2nd round draft choice
11. Dan Sexton – 2013 trade acquisition (Kyle Wilson)
12. Cedric Paquette – 2012 4th round draft choice
13. Vladislav Namestnikov – 2011 1st round draft choice
14. JF Jacques – 2012 trade acquisition (future considerations)
15. JT Brown – 2012 free agent signing
16. JP Cote – 2011 AHL free agent signing (re-signed)
17. Brian Lee – 2012 trade acquisition (Matt Gilroy)
18. Brendan Mikkelson – 2012 trade acquisition (Blair Jones)
19. Evan Oberg – 2011 trade acquisition (with Mike Kostka for James Wright and Mike Vernace)
20. Brett Connolly – 2010 1st round draft choice
21. Eric Neilson – 2011 AHL free agent signing
22. Cedrick Desjardins – 2013 trade acquisition (Dustin Tokarski)
23. Riku Helenius – 2006 1st round draft choice/re-signed as RFA in 2012
24. Pat Nagle – 2011 free agent signing
25. Jared Nightingale – 2012 AHL free agent signing
26. Dmitry Korobov – 2012 free agent signing
27. Philippe Paradis – 2013 trade acquisition (Kirill Gotovets)
28. Danick Gauthier – 2012 free agent signing
29. Philip-Michael Devos – 2011 AHL free agent signing

Coaches/Staff:

Julien BriseBois
Jon Cooper
Rob Zettler
Marty Raymond

(All choices by current management)

Totals:

Free agent: 13 (Yzerman/BriseBois for AHL contract signings 13)
Draft: 9 (Yzerman 5, Lawton/OKB 3, Feaster 1) (Note: Though Yzerman was GM, Jim Hammet, hired by Len Barrie, "ran" the 2010 draft which netted Connolly and Gudas. Yzerman sat at the table and was in on decisions.)
Trade: 7 (Yzerman 7)