Crunch can’t recover after spotting Rochester three goals.
Max Lagace allowed three goals on 16 shots before being lifted at the First Intermission. Jack LaFontaine allowed one goal on 13 shots the rest of the way for the back door loss. Lagace now has a .876 save percentage whereas the injured Hugo Alnefelt checks in at .911 and LaFontaine at .919. Draw your own conclusions.
8:42 ROC Prow (3), (Jobst, Pilut)
10:38 ROC Murray (13), (Birro, Pilut)(PP)
16:54 ROC Prow (4), (Rousek, Mersch)
7:19 SYR Element (6), (Ryfors, Barre-Boulet)
0:18 SYR Finley (4), (Walcott, Raddysh)
11:05 SYR Smith (12), (Goncalves, Dumont)
13:40 ROC Davies (3), (Bjork)
Gemel Smith and Jack Finley were the game’s first and second stars.
Valiant comeback attempt, but there’s only so much you can do when you spot the other team three goals. Syracuse outshot Rochester 44-29 in the contest.
Box score from TheAHL.com.