Kristers Gudlevskis  stopped all 22 shots he faced in regulation and overtime, but allowed 3 of 4 to convert in the penalty shot session for the shootout loss. That's rough.
SYR- Rankin, Connolly
PRO- Khokhlachev, Knight, Griffith
Gudlevskis was the game's second star.
With tonight's result the Crunch pulled within 3 points of 8th place in the Eastern Conference. They'll face Providence again tomorrow night.
Box score  from TheAHL.com.