Playing out the string, Crunch still sorting out themselves for next season.
Cedrick Desjardins  allowed 2 goals on 31 shots before allowing 2 of 5 to convert in the penalty shot session for the Shootout loss.
WBS Kobasew, (9) (Ebbett, Dumoulin), 4:46 (PP)
SYR Namestnikov, (19) (Korobov, Connolly), 8:18 (PP)
SYR DiSalvatore, (11) (Marchessault, Mormina), 16:09 (PP)
WBS Kobasew, (10) (Machacek, Dumoulin), 7:28 (PP)
WBS- Zlobin, Machachek
Yanni Gourde  and Vladislav Namestnikov  were the game's second and third stars. Henri Ikonen  made his North American pro debut with 2 shots and he was also unsuccessful in his shootout attempt.
Syracuse remains stuck at 1 game under .500 with 5 games left in their season.
Box score  from TheAHL.com.