League: American Hockey League
Head Coach: Joel Bouchard
Team Mascot: Crunchman
Year Opened: 1951
City / State: Syracuse / New York
Rivalries & Top Games to Attend
Syracuse Crunch vs Utica Comets
Rival Team: Utica Comets
Make sure to be in attendance when the Crunch take on nearby rivals Utica. The Crunch and Comets have had a fierce rivalry since the Comets’ move to Utica in 2013, and it’s only starting to heat up. Don’t miss it when the Comets come to Syracuse as Crunch-Comets games are must-see events for any die-hard hockey fan.
Syracuse Crunch vs Rochester Americans
Rival Team: Rochester Americans
There are always a lot of bragging rights on the line when the Crunch take on North Division rivals Rochester. The games between the Crunch and Americans are always some of the best contests of the season, so get your tickets when the Americans come to town.
Syracuse Crunch vs Binghamton Devils
Rival Team: Binghamton Devils
You won’t want to miss it when the Crunch face off with in-state rivals Binghamton. Crunch and Devils fans can’t stand each other, and as a result, there are always a lot of bragging rights up for grabs when these two North Division rivals meet. Only about an hour separates these two teams, so you’ll find lots of fans of both teams in the stands at these clashes creating a fun and intense atmosphere.